Starship Aqua boat at Sydney Harbour

 

STARSHIP AQUA

 

111' Twin Level Glass Pontoon Private Charter

Cruise Sydney Harbour in your very own glass island harbour ballroom, Starship Aqua (Formerly The Pontoon) boat, with breathtaking 360 panoramic Sydney Harbour views. Starship Aqua (Formerly The Pontoon) boat cruise features 2 entertaining decks, 3 metre high glass walls, large open viewing platform and dance floor. Ideal for weddings, parties, conferences, product launches, entertaining overseas guests or themed events. Make your event one to remember.


  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 AQUASkippered Charter

  • From $1200 Per Hour
  • 300 Max Passengers
  • 300 Cocktail Style
  • 180 Casual Buffet
  • 140 Table Dining

 

STARSHIP AQUA Prices

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

Includes Captain

January - Mid November
$1200 per hour
Minimum 80 Pax
Minimum 4-hour charter $4800

Mid November - December 
Not including Friday / Saturday nights
Minimum 200 Pax
$1400 per hour
Minimum 4-hour charter $5600

Friday - Saturday Night
Mid-November to December $1600 per hour
Minimum for 4 hours $6400 

Please Starship Aqua is a cashless venue 

Public holiday surcharges apply 

Wharf fees

Boarding and Disembarking $190.00
Other Whaves 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

 

Postponement

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 Aqua is a cashless venue


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Canape on Arrival 

(can be added onto Formal Dining or Buffet Menus) $22 per person

Minimum for 4 hrs Charter 

STANDARD LEVEL 1
$48 Per Person
Angove wine collection
Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Shiraz Cabernet
Sparkling Brut

Beers - On tap
James Boag's
Toohey’s Extra Dry
Hahn Super Dry

Bottled
James Boag's Light

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

SPIRITS PACKAGE
$40 pp Per Person
Additional hour - $10.00 per person 

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

SPIRITS ON THE TAB BAR
Note
Client must present a credit card prior to spirit beverage service
$1000 will be changed to the card prior to service
Spirits will be served once the transaction has been approved

BEVERAGES WINE UPGRADE (level 1)
$20 Per Person

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Note:
Please see the beverage selection attached
Choose 1 white and 1 red. The sparkling wine is standard
These wines are subject to change depending on availability
$5 per person per hour. minimum 4 hours

Fully Catered
Licensed Bar

Decorations
Cocktail Bar Covers (white or black)
$15.00 each

Black tablecloths
$30.00 per table

Black tablecloths fitted with lycra

Music 
Professional DJ. 4 hours - $170 per hour 


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

Features

  •   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


• 360 degree uninterrupted panoramic views
• Largest outdoor cruising cocktail bar on Sydney Harbour
• Open alfresco upper deck with stylish fixed canopy shelter over bar area
• On board PA
• Professional elevated stage area
• Allocated dance floor
• Controlled mood lighting
• 3 metre high ceilings
• Softly inclined staircase adjoining both levels
• Private, modern and contemporary bathrooms.
• Neutral and light space- create your own mood
• Complete privacy
• Quick & easy access to the city & shore
• Room for a band DJ or any form of entertainment
• Pillarless open room. No obstructions to interfere with view or floor layout.
• Stability & comfort
• All weather protection
• Air conditioning and flow through ventilation

 

Main Deck features
• Seating up to 180 (with dance floor)
• Seating 150 (without dance floor)
• Circular tables (10 to 12 guests)
• Cocktail party 300 guests (throughout)
• Three metre ceiling height
• Surround glass
• 3 phase & 240 volt power
• Plasma screens, USB inputs
• Sound system, microphone, DVD, iPod
• Full bar

Open Air Deck FeaturesŸ
• Cocktail tables with bar stools, cafe tables & seating
• Bench seating
• Subtle lighting
• Secondary dance area
• 240 volt power
• Linked sound system
• Smoking area
• Superior elevated viewing
• Open panorama


 


Boat Suitability :

Corporate Charters, Weddings, Corporate Advertising and Promotions, Milestone Birthday Celebration, Engagement, Christening, Anniversary, Graduation, Bar mitzvahs /Bat mitzvahs, Gala Dinners, Reunion, Staff Christmas Parties

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Dining and seating arrangements
Buffet seated on rounds 160
Buffet seated on rectangles 180
Formal seated on rounds 150
Formal seated on rectangles 180
Cocktails 300

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
King Street Wharf

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.

Presentation facilities on board
Already on board is a PA system and an elevated stage area. There is 240v 3 phase power on board. Additional audio visual equipment can be arranged on request.

Entertainment options
There is a CD system on board and this boat has a recommended DJ that we can organise for you. Other options include live music, themed parties and table based team challenges.

Technical Specifications
2 generators
3 Phase power outlets strategically position for audio visual requirements
240 volt power amply power supply for any live on board productions
Cruising speed max 8 knots- average 5 knots
Reinforced upper deck can support cars, engines, boats excellent for product launches

BYO options
This boat does not allow BYO food or drinks.

What to bring
This boat has air conditioning and heaters. If you plan on spending time on the upper deck during your charter we recommend that your guests dress for the season (i.e. sunscreen and a hat in summer, a warm jacket in winter). Bring your own CDs if you have not booked a DJ.

Booking and Payment
We require a 50% deposit to lock the date for you. Once we have received the deposit payment, we will generate a contract for you with all your details. 2 weeks prior to the charter date we require the balance of the payment. 4 working days prior to the charter date, we require final numbers and the payment for the catering. If you are taking the consumption bar option, we require payment within 5 working days of the charter.

Cancellation Policy
See General Booking Information below

Boat inspections are welcome by appointment.

 


 

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