Harbour Cat is an extra sturdy vessel that can charter both in the ocean and even beach up to the shore.
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Built in 2016 specifically for charter cruises, Harbour Cat is one of our most multi purpose vessels. She has a large stable platform, a huge deck area, trampoline, dropdown weather protection clears, and wheelchair accessibility. Harbour cat can sail or motor to extend your cruising options. Being able to beach up to shore and with a paddle board/ sailboard for guests to use, she is your perfect relaxed party vessel.
January - December
$500 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $2000
$100 surcharge applies
Please Note - All crockery, cutlery, glassware, and ice will need to be provided by the client
$180 per wait staff for a 4 hour charter
Up to 21 pax - No additional staff required
22-44pax - 1 x wait staff required
Public holiday surcharges apply
Whale Watching Cruise
3 hour charter
$2200 vessel hire for maximum of 36 guests
9:30am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm
BYO Surcharge applicable
Whale watching available May – November
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm booking
• Length: 41 foot (12.5 metres)
• Dance floor area and stereo
• Safety certified for inshore and offshore cruises
• Foam filled hulls 2016 Loyds design
• 360 degree views of the harbour
• Can be parked up on the beach
• 7 burner BBQ
• 150 beer capacity in a 210 litre glass door fridge
• 2 large eskies
• 2 sun roofs, which makes it suitable for rain or shine
• Large bean bags for chilling and relaxing
• Dance floor area and stereo
• Large trampolines for up to 8 persons sunbaking
• 2 sail paddleboards for guests use
• Dropdown clears for weather protection
This boat is suitable for private charters, party cruises, corporate events and small wedding cruises. As she can go offshore, she will suit whalewatching cruises, race support and flotilla charters and ocean research and photography.
The large flat floor will suit film crews as Harbour Cat has a large stable area. Harbour Cat is wheelchair accessible.
Harbour Cat Finger Food Menu
Finger Food Menu
$15 per person
Harbour Cat BBQ Menu
$25 per person
Beef and chicken sausages
Garden and potato salad
Fresh bread rolls
$38 per person
200/250 grams Porterhouse steak
Chicken & Beef sausages
Chicken kebab skewers
Cheese and cold meats platter
Harbour Cat Beverage Package
Harbour Cat Drinks Package
$15 per person per hour
Sparkling, White & Red Wines
Jim Beam Bourbon, Jack Daniel’s Red Label Scotch, Gordon’s gin & Absolute Vodka
Hahn Super Dry, Peroni, Asahi, Heineken & Victoria Bitter
Non - Alcoholic
Sparkling Water, Still Water, Soft Drinks and Juices
What is the maximum capacity of the boat?
Harbour Cat is surveyed to hold a maximum of 44 passengers. Please note, an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.
Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, Harbour Spirit is suitable for children and appropriate sized lifejackets lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.
Catered Food Options
Can we organise a meal on board?
Yes, we can recommend some excellent caterers for you where we can design the perfect menu to suit your budget and taste.
Can we have music on board?
Yes, the vessel is equipped with a sound system where you can plug in a music compatible device like an iPhone. Please ensure your mp3 player is fully charged.
Where can we go during our charter?
Your skipper can take you most places within Sydney Harbour, providing it is within the surveyed boundaries. Should your guests wish to go to a specific location within Sydney Harbour please let us know at time of briefing.
Can we extend our charter time during the charter?
Yes, although this is subject to availability. Please note, the charter will be extended based on the decision of the captain on board and payment will be processed post charter by authorised bond.
Booking and Payment
How do I secure my booking?
A minimum 50% deposit is required to confirm booking, with the balance payable 14 days prior to commencement of the charter. Upon payment of your deposit, a Skippered Charter Contract will be 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.
Is there any paperwork to complete before we go on our charter?
Yes, we require your signed contract and authorised bond form prior to your charter commencing.
If I cancel the charter, can I get a refund?
We do not offer refunds should you wish to cancel your charter. If boating conditions are unsafe, as determined by the management of Sydney Harbour Escapes, we will offer a six month voucher where you can reschedule your charter based on availability. Please see our General Booking Information on our website or contact a staff member on 02 9328 4748 for details.
Preparations and Arrival
What do you advise we bring along for our charter?
As conditions can vary on the water, it is suggested that you bring along a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, swimmers, and seasonal jumper or jacket.
Does our party need to get there before the set time of the charter?
All your party should be at the designated pick up point at least 15 minutes prior to your charter time to allow loading of passengers and gear and to enable enough time for the skipper's safety briefing. Please note, our charter will start and finish at the times on your contract.
Can one of our guests be picked up late and dropped off early from another wharf?
Multiple pick up and drop off points are not recommended as this will shorten your charter time significantly. We suggest that guests wishing to join the charter late or leave early should arrange alternative transportation via water taxi at their own cost. Please ask one of the Sydney Harbour Escapes team members for a Water Taxi contact.
4 hour charter
4 hour charter
4 hour charter