Starship Sydney boat


Due to high demand, availability for charter vessels is limited this season. Please ensure you're able to place your deposit early to avoid disappointment



144' 3 Level Cruising Venue Private Functions

Welcome to the future of Sydney Harbour Cruises. Whether you're planning a corporate cruise, wedding reception or simply a private boat charter, Starship Sydney boat will give you a dynamic Sydney Harbour cruise experience. Starship Sydney is set over 3 spacious levels. A fusion of light and glass, she offers a futuristic edge to entertaining on Sydney Harbour. Designed by award winning marine and commercial architects, she displays clean, modern lines and an unobstructed 360 degree Sydney Harbour views. Your Starship Sydney Cruise will be an event like no other.

  Refundable Booking
  •   COVID-19 infection, isolation and family illness, see details
  •   Illness, accident, injury
  •   Transport issues
  •   Home emergency
  •   Pre-existing medical
  •   Flight disruption
We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.
Upgrade your booking for extra 6% to receive a 100% refund if you cannot attend for one of the many reasons in our Terms & Conditions which you accept when you select Refundable Booking(s).


STARSHIP SYDNEYSkippered Charter

  • From $2000 Per Hour
  • 950 Max Passengers
  • 950 Cocktail Style
  • 440 Casual Buffet
  • 440 Table Dining



Total cost =  Vessel Hire   +   Food   +  Beverages   +   Optional Extras   +   Wharf fees

Includes Captain

January - Mid November
$2000 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $8000

Mid November - December
$2750 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $11,000

Minimum Numbers
January - Mid November are 140pax (adults)
Mid November - December are 200pax for formal dining, 300pax for cocktail (adults) 

Please note: Starship Sydney is a cashless venue

Public holiday surcharges apply

Wharf fees

Wharf Fees
Maritime Wharves $180
Other Wharves POA

Refundable Booking

Starting from November 25, 2021, we provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of our control, you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. You may find all instructions on how to apply for a refund online via your booking confirmation email after payment.

Scenarios include: Positive PCR test | COVID-19 Infection, Isolation and family illness - see details, Illness, accident, injury, Public Transport failure to the booking, Private Vehicle Failure to the booking, Home Emergency, And many more..

Lockdown Cancelation

Acceptance of this quote and payment of a deposit is also acknowledged by both parties as an acceptance of terms and conditions
In the event that we - The Starship Group - need to cancel your cruise due to government restrictions in place at the time of your event, that we cannot comply with, a refund will be given less an administration fee of $1200.00



In the event that we - The Starship Group - need to cancel your cruise due to government restrictions in place at the time of your event, that we cannot comply with, a refund will be given less an administration fee of $1200.00

Please note: Starship Sydney is a cashless venue


$9 per person per item

Mini beef slider with tomato, cheddar cheese & caramelised onion
Malay coconut chicken skewers & teriyaki beef skewers w dipping sauces (gf df)
Tomato avocado salsa tartlets with soft herbs (v)
Mini artisan hot dog with American mustard & ketchup, fried onions in a brioche finger bun
Selection of handmade quiches in shortcrust pastry with soft herbs & marinated feta (v)
Mini beef wellingtons in crispy filo pastry
Salt and pepper calamari with a ginger and shallot dressing
Soft Tortilla boats with spiced beef, avocado & tomato salsa w sour cream
Noona style meatballs in roasted tomato sauce & melted mozzarella
Beef bourguignon mini shortcrust pie
A selection of nori rolls (v)
Thai beef salad in Chinese take outs
Truffled arancini with fresh tarragon & romesco sauce (v)
Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with vermicelli, prawns, mint & tamarind sauce (gf df)

$10 per person
 per item

Wagyu beef brisket mini pot pie with shaved truffle pecorino, cold pressed olive oil & cracked black pepper
Peking Muscovy duck pancake with shallots, baby coriander & hoisin (df)
Pumpkin veloute with chive oil in a demitasse cup (v gf)
Penne with slow cooked ragu and shaved pecorino in a mini bowl
Sweet corn & basil soup in a demitasse cup (v gf)
Seared salmon skewer with mango & lime chutney
Steamed prawn gyoza with ponzu sauce in bamboo baskets
Smoked trout with creamed goats cheese, dill, cracked pepper and lemon on a mini pikelet
Oyster pillows lightly fried until golden with cumin & coriander yoghurt (gf)
Fish & Chips - Whiting fillets fried until golden, served in their own fisherman’s basket, baby caper tartare, fresh lemon

$12 per person
 per item

Prawn and blue swimmer crab bisque in espresso cups (gf df)
Miniature chive crumpet with Huon salmon, mousse & Yarra Valley caviar
Australian oysters with a section of sauces & vinaigrettes, Mornay & Kilpatrick (gf df)
Pepper crusted tenderloin fillet with basil pesto on crostini
Peeled Yamba prawn shots with cocktail sauce, iceberg lettuce & melba toast
Seared & pepper crusted Australian yellowfin tuna & wasabi crème
Szechuan fried king prawns with a ginger and shallot dressing
A selection of nigiri and nori rolls with wasabi and soy (v)
Large Black Angus sliders on a milk bun with caramelised onions, aged cheddar, pickles iceberg lettuce
& truss tomatoes with a smokey burger sauce
Frenched lamb cutlet, grilled to perfection with basil & parmesan drizzle
Thai green curry with free range poached chicken, turmeric rice, seasonal vegetables, coriander & toasted shallots in a mini bowl (gf)
Chicken tikka masala with cardamom basmati rice, preserved lemon, topped with a tomato, onion & coriander salsa in a mini bowl (gf)
12-hour braised lamb shoulder in oregano with couscous, preserved lemon & greek yoghurt in a mini bowl (gf)
FOOD STATIONS (minimum 140pax or Chef's charge incurred)
The Starship food stations are a unique food offering, demonstrating a personal experience offered 
to your guests for your special event. Our team of highly experienced chefs create an interactive & 
personal food experience.
Slow roasted wagyu for 4 to 6 hours with our own Starship BBQ rub & finished with our sticky BBQ basting.
Pulled free range chicken
Char grilled roasted vegetables
A variety of hard and soft tortilla bases to be toasted to order avocado with fresh lime juice, Spanish onion, tomato salsa
sea salt & fresh coriander with fresh lime sauce

A classic Hawker food stall with all the trimmings, a selection of fried rice, school prawns, chicken
all cooked fresh in front of your guests (live cooking station)
Char Kay Teow
Hainan Chicken, poached chicken with jasmine rice, ginger, chilli and shallot dressing
Handmade egg or hokkien noodles
Crispy fried onions, crushed peanuts
Fresh mint & coriander, lemon wedges Sambal, fish sauce and chilli

A selection of handmade artisan dumplings served with all your favourite accompaniments
Chicken breast & braised mushroom dumpling
Steamed pork belly buns in light tapioca flour
King Prawn dumplings
Vegetarian Selection
Confit chilli paste, Kikkoman soy & Wasabi, nam jim

A hunger stopping selection of mini sliders
Pulled Pork
Wagyu Brisket
Roasted Vegetables
Brioche buns, black buns, apple slaw, aged cheddar, caramelised onions, tomatoes, iceberg lettuce with
a range of sauces & condiments such as chipotle, hickory and peri peri
Traditional paella pans a la Valencia with Arborio rice, prawns, chicken, mussels, calamari, & chorizo
Vegetarian & vegan option also available on request


$26 per person
The grazing table consisting of a gourmet selection of small goods all hand selected by our executive chef
portraying the finest ingredients.
San Daniele prosciutto
Truffle salami inferno infused with smoked paprika
Selection of artisan sourdough from brasserie bread, charred slices
Marinated green olives with lemon peel, star anise, coriander seeds & confit garlic
Platters of char grilled vegetables, mushrooms, zucchini, capsicum
Pickled heirloom vegetables
Boccincini, vine ripened cherry tomatoes & basil leaves in dressed with virgin olive oil
A variety of locally sourced Australian cheeses all served with truffle honey, sea salt & candied fruits
Lavosh crackers and quince paste

$28 per person
A selection of fresh Australian seafood display with all the trimmings.
Yamba prawns cooked served with fresh lemon & accompanied sauces
Huon smoked salmon
Clarence River grilled baby octopus with olive oil, lemon & garlic
Best available of Sydney or Nambucca rock oysters with red wine shallot vinaigrette sauce & Nam Jim, apple & lemon grass granita
Mini bamboo skewers of seared teriyaki salmon with sesame seeds
Market price per person
Huon King Salmon , King fish & Harissa tuna
Selection of nigiri & nori rolls
Miso Soup
Wakame seaweed with sesame oil
Fresh horseradish, wasabi & egg yolk mayonnaise, pickled ginger, mirin vinaigrette & Kikkoman soy sauce

$12 per person

A buffet of Chef’s selection of Starship desserts

Live gelato stand of up to 8 flavours of your choice served in mini bowls or wafer cones with all the trimmings.

Starship Sydney Formal Dining 3 Course Level 1 Menu
Please select 2 entrees, 2 mains dishes + 2 desserts

3 Course Level 1 Menu
$87 per person

alternating choose 2
Lemon thyme marinated Swiss brown mushrooms with cashew nut & potato cream puree, truss
tomato confit, baby basil & pickled heirloom carrots (V, GF)
Butter nut pumpkin risotto with creamed potato puree, 24-month aged parmesan, chives, edible
flowers, sea salt & cold pressed olive oil (V, GF)
Bannockburn free range poached chicken salad with petti leaves heirloom vegetables, lemon
oregano vinaigrette & edible flowers (GF, DF)
Huon salmon terrine with creamed lemon zested ricotta, truss tomato confit, fresh lemon, Yarra
Valley caviar & shaved beetroot (GF)
Wagyu beef cheek ravioli in a light tomato sugo, crispy basil, truffle parmesan sable, cold pressed
olive oil & soft herbs (GF)
alternating choose 2
Saffron cannelloni with pumpkin puree, creamed spinach, lemon zest ricotta, burnt butter sauce,
roasted cashews, 24-month aged parmesan & crispy sage (V)
Huon Salmon fillet with roasted King Edward mushrooms, carrot & star anise butter puree,
heirloom carrots, marinated fetta & winter peas (GF)
La Ionica twice cooked chicken breast with sautéed portobello mushrooms, clotted cream, mustard
jus, shaved parmesan & soft herbs (GF)
Amelia Park 5-hour slow braised lamb shanks with truffle & chive potato puree, broad beans &
black olive sticky jus (DF)
Riverina premium sirloin with a twice cooked duck fat potato gratin, maple mustard & burnt
hollandaise compound butter (GF)
alternating choose 2
Calibre dark chocolate bar with handmade edible soil, macerated raspberries & fresh honeycomb
Edible garden with creamed white calibre chocolate, passion fruit puree, selection of winter
berries, edible flowers & blood orange sorbet
Passion fruit cheesecake with white chocolate cream, fresh raspberries, lemon curd, Valencia
orange jelly & edible gold
Citrus tart with candied oranges, selection of fresh fruits, egg yolk vanilla bean ice cream,
handmade soil & edible flowers
Tiramisu with vanilla bean mascarpone cream, coffee jelly, white chocolate caviar &
pistachio biscotti

Starship Sydney Formal Dining 3 Course Level 2 Menu

3 Course Level 2 Menu
$97 per person

Burrata DOP mozzarella with seasoned heirloom tomatoes, baby basil, Ligurian olives &
sourdough poor man’s breadcrumbs (V)
Cauliflower & cumin veloute with butter poached Tasmanian sea scallops avurga caviar &
baby chervil (V)
Muscovy duck leg confit with creamed celeriac puree, layered buck fat potato fondant, soft herbs &
black truffle jus (GF)
Hot smoked huon salmon fillet with braised king Edward mushrooms, butternut pumpkin puree &
pickled heirloom vegetables (GF)
Wagyu OX tail risotto braised until falling apart with crispy sage, horse radish crème fraiche,
truffle pecorino & lemon zest
Heirloom pumpkin twice baked with maple granola, Meredith goats curd, apple quinoa, baby basil
& lemon oregano vinaigrette (V)
Pink Lady snapper fillet line caught lightly pan seared with fennel puree, baby kale salad,
parsnip chips, pickled beetroot & soft herbs (GF)
Junee free range lamb rump sous vide with chermoula crust, parsnip & potato puree,
seasonal asparagus & calvados jus (DF)
Corn fed chicken breast lightly poached & then wrapped in Jamon prosciutto, duck fat potato gratin
& butter nut pumpkin puree (GF)
Black Angus 8-hour braised beef cheek with sautéed forest mushroom, potato gratin, broad beans
& madeira jus (DF)
Short crust macerated raspberry tart with crème fraiche, pineapple puree & white chocolate
ice cream
Calibre milk chocolate delice with honey roasted cashews, salted caramel ice cream &
seasonal garden berries (GF)
Vanilla bean crème caramel with short crust sable, poached corella pear & cinnamon & orange zest
Chantelle clotted cream
Banoffee sweet paste tart with candied peacan nuts, pistachio cream, macerated raspberries
& edible flowers
Salted caramel & bitter chocolate terrine with macerated fresh figs, fresh honeycomb
& edible flowers

Starship Sydney Formal Dining 3 Course Level 3 Menu

3 Course Level 3 Menu

$117 per person

Wild mushroom risotto w soft herbs, lemon thyme compound butter, shaved seasonal truffles
& sautéed foie gras (V)
Hot smoked yellow fin tuna carpaccio with mirin vinaigrette, heirloom tomatoes, toasted black
sesame & Yarra Valley caviar (GF, DF)
Citrus cured huon salmon fillet with crispy pork neck, snow crab, crème fraiche, Yarra Valley caviar
& preserved lemon aioli
Muscovy duck leg confit with creamed celeriac puree, macerated figs, yellow mustard seeds,
baby chervil & parsnip chips (GF)
Rangers Valley chimmichurri rump cap dry aged with oven roasted bone marrow,
pickled cauliflower & grilled U6 prawn (GF, DF)
Wild mushroom ravioli with shaved black truffles, braised pearl onions, smoked mozzarella &
cold pressed olive oil
Petaluma ocean trout fillet with crispy skin, fennel puree, sautéed pancetta, king Edward
mushrooms & butter poached saffron potatoes (GF)
Pink Lady snapper fillet line caught lightly pan seared with fennel puree, baby kale salad,
parsnip chips, pickled beetroot & soft herbs (GF)
Amelia Park free range lamb rack slow roasted with duck fat potato fondant, madeira reduction,
light jus & butter poached board beans
Oakleigh Ranch marble score 4 wagyu eye fillet with twice cooked potato gratin, madeira jus,
maple mustard & confit duck fat eschallot (GF, DF)
Calibre white chocolate tear drop with raspberry jelly, burnt orange ice cream, pistachio sweet
paste soil & edible flowers (GF)
Golden Gaytime terrine with honey roasted cashews, oven roasted white rock peaches, banana ice
cream & shaved black winter truffle
Short crust macerated raspberry tart with crème fraiche, pineapple puree, white chocolate ice cream
& gold leaf
Passion fruit panacotta with Valencia orange jelly, calibre chocolate caviar & oven roasted
coconut biscuit soil (GF)
18 ct gold chocolate martini with salted caramel fudge sauce, chocolate terrine &
handmade macaroons with sea salt

Starship Sydney Beverage Packages
Minimum of 4 hours

Standard beverage package
$11.5 per person per hour

Angove wine collection
Sauvignon Blanc Semmilion
Shiraz Cabernet
Sparkling Brut
James Boag
Hahn Super Dry
Toohey's Extra Dry
Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Assorted soft drinks
Orange Juice
Sparkling & still water
Freshly brewed tea and coffee

Level 1 Wine Selection
$4 per person per hour

Capel Vale Unwooded Chardonnay (WA)
Beachwood Semillon Sauvignon Blanc (NZ)
Amberly Secret Lane Cabernet Merlot (WA)
Tatachilla Partners Cabernet Shiraz (SA)
Monkey Bay Pinot Noir (NZ)

Level 2 Wine Selection
$4.50 per person per hour

Ant Moore Sauvignon Blanc (NZ)
Knappstein Cabernet Merlot (SA)
Mr Smith Shiraz (SA)
Little Black Stone Pinot Noir Otago (NZ)
Rococo NV Blanc de Blancs (NSW)

Beer upgrade
$4.50 per person per hour
Select two:

Corona with Fresh Lime
Stella Artois
Crown Larger
Monteith’s Crushed Apple Cider

Spirits package
$11 per person per hour

Jim Beam White Label
Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky
Bacardi Rum
Absolut Vodka
Gordon's Gin
Jack Daniels Bourbon

Non-alcoholic beverage package
$8 per person per hour

Assorted Soft Drinks
Orange Juice
Sparkling & Still
Water and Freshly Brewed Tea and Coffee

Beverages on Consumption is available

Please note: Starship Sydney is a cashless venue. Payments can be made using EFTPOS machines.

Licensed Bar
Catering Available

Starship Sydney - Theming and Decorations

Cocktail Bar Covers (white or black)
$15.00 each

Black tablecloths
$30.00 per table

Black tablecloths fitted lycra
$15.00 per table


All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm booking


  •   Catering Available
  •   This boat has a licenced bar
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   A microphone and PA system is available for use
  •   TV / DVD available
  •   Air conditioning available

Brand : Custom Built

• Length: 44 metres
• Formal dining for up to 500 guests over 2 levels
• Cocktails for up to 950 guests
• Cathedral glass ceilings and vogue sky lounge
• PA System-Wireless microphones throughout Main, Lounge and Viewing Decks
• Bose Sound System, in house DJ system
• Intelligent Audio Visual technology-
• Satellite TV, Foxtel
• PowerPoint presentation outlets
• 3 phase on board power, 175KVA generator, 240 volts domestic points throughout
• Plasma Screens - 6 on Main Deck, 2 on Lounge Deck
• Intelligent climate control

Main Deck Features Lounge Features
Seating up to 350 (with dance floor)
Seating up to 350 to 390 (without dance floor)
Oval tables (10 to 12 guests)
Cocktail party 950 guests (throughout)
3.5 metre ceiling height
Ashwood dance floor through centre
Surround glass
3 phase & 240 volt power
6 plasma screens, USB inputs
Sound system, microphone, DVD, iPod
Integrated hydraulic lift 6 x 3m, 2500kg
Full bar
No pillars to obstruct movement or view
Dedicated lounge area
Alternatively, formal seated dining for 120
Glass bi-fold doors open onto surrounding outside deck
3 metre ceiling height
Microphone, plasma screen and audio
3 phase and 240 volt power outlets
Outside smoking area
Glass viewing void / circular bar
Male and female toilets
Full bar
No pillars to obstruct movement or view
Open Sky Features Bathroom Features
Cocktail tables with bar stools, cafe tables & seating
Bench seating
Marquees and other structures permitted
Subtle lighting
Secondary dance area
240 volt power
Separate sound system
Smoking area
Superior elevated viewing
Open panorama
Multiple accessible mirrors
Contemporary facilities
Dyson Air Blades
Corian bench-tops
Quality hand wash products
VIP / Green Room Features  
Lounges and banquette seating
Plasma TVs
Exclusive and private
Personal VIP attendant
Large full length mirrors

Three entertaining decks for your exclusive use
• Main Deck Dining
- choice of 3 course, table buffet & traditional buffet menus. Dance floor. Unique hydraulic floor lift perfect for 'reveals'. Unobstructed 3 metre high surround glass windows. No intrusive pillars. Colour palette of warm clean beiges to charcoals.
• Starship Lounge - stunning interior design, low funky ottomans, perfect location for predinner/lunch canapés, that late night coffee or cocktail. All weather comfort surrounded in bifold opening glass doors.
• Bridge Deck – spacious open air deck, perfect for on-board wedding ceremonies - 360 degree viewing. Enjoy a new Sydney Harbour cruising experience, on board Starship Sydney.
• Private VIP room on Lower Deck - Suitable for change room or private conferences. 1 plasma screen, independent sound system

Boat Suitability :

Product launches, Conference Dinners, Presentations, Corporate Training, Special Events, Christmas Parties on Sydney Harbour


More Information

Length of charter
Minimum charter length is 4 hours.
Extra time can be organised at an additional cost per hour.

Arrival at the wharf
We recommend that your party arrives at the wharf 30 minutes prior to your charter. The boats need to book into the wharves and have a limited time to pick up and drop off your guests.

Preferred pick up and drop off locations
Campbell's Cove, King Street Wharf and Man O’ War steps (the Opera House).Please note that wharf fees apply. Please ask.

Multiple pick up and drop offs
We do not recommend multiple pick up and drop offs as this can waste a considerable amount of your charter time. Instead, we are happy to supply you with a water taxi contact number that can deliver or pick up guests at their convenience.

BYO options
This boat does not allow BYO food or drinks. On request you may bring your own chef/s. There are strict requirements with this so please ask a Sydney Harbour Escapes representative for more details.

What to bring
The boat interior has intelligent climate control. If you plan on spending time on the upper deck during your charter we recommend that your guests dress for the season.

Booking and Payment
100% deposit is required to confirm booking. A Contract will be faxed or emailed to you, confirming details relevant to your charter, which must be signed and returned. Payment can be made by MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS, Electronic Funds Transfer or Cash. Diners Card, Bankcard and Cheques are not accepted.

Cancellation Policy
See General Booking Information below

Boat inspections are welcome by appointment.



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