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144' 3 Level Cruising Venue Private Functions

Aboard Starship Sydney you will enjoy the benefits of space and state of the art technology for your private cruise event.


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STARSHIP SYDNEY Skippered Charter

950 Max Passengers
950 Cocktail Style
440 Casual Buffet
440 Table Dining
Catering available Licenced Bar IPOD Connectivity PA / Microphone available TV / DVD Air conditioning

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.

Includes skipper and crew

January - October
$1650 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $6600

Sunday - Friday

$1650 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $6600
$2600 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $10,400

$2600 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $10,400

Minimum Numbers
January - October are 140pax (min. 200pax for canapés)
November on Sundays - Fridays are 140pax (min. 200pax for canapés)
November on Saturdays is 200pax (min. 300pax for canapés)
December on Sundays – Thursday are 140pax (min. 200pax for canapés)
December on Fridays - Saturdays are 200pax (min. 300pax for canapés)

Wharf Fees
Maritime Wharves $180
Homebush Wharf $1550 - $2500
Rose Bay Wharf $1550 - $2500

Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply

Public holiday surcharges apply

• 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


Licensed Bar
Catering Available

Cocktail Bar Covers (white or black)
$15.00 each

Black tablecloths
$30.00 per table

Black tablecloths fitted lycra
$15.00 per table

Crystal candelabras / centrepieces
$25.00 each

Chair covers (white or black)
$6.00 per chair

Chair Sash (green, blue, black, red or white)
$2.50 per chair

Photo booth

Disc Jockey

Stage (small - 2 x 2m)

Stage (medium - 4 x 2m)

Stage (large 7 x 2m)

Ceiling draping

Fairy lights

Ceiling draping + fairy lights

Flowers – preferred supplier Blushing Bloom ph: 02 8850 7030


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

Boat Suitability

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

Starship Sydney Cocktail Menus

Cocktail Menu 1
$79 per person

Mushroom risotto arancini balls with tomato & herb drizzle (v)
Chicken & almond pithiviers
Griddled beef satays, Singaporean peanut sauce, diced spanish onions
Californian nori rolls, soy sauce, wasabi (v)
Spiced salt & pepper calamari, ginger & shallot dressing
Hand crafted petite pies, onion jam
Fingers of frittata, goats cheese (v)
Mini pizzettas (some v)
Buffet Station
A carvery of spice rubbed blackened medium rare sirloin, european and imported mustards and chutneys, seasonal salads & freshly baked sourdough rolls
Chef’s selection of mini desserts
Tea and coffee

Cocktail Menu 2
$92 per person

Wild mushroom arancini, truffle oil, fresh pesto, parmigiano reggiano (v)
Moroccan spiced lamb cutlets, preserved lemon yoghurt
A selection of sushi & sashimi with brewed soy & wasabi
Coal fired bamboo skewered chicken satay, Singaporean peanut sauce, spanish onions, coriander
Australian flathead fillets & chips served in mini fry baskets with aioli
Chicken & prawn paella served in mini bowls
Australian king prawn cocktail in mini shot glass
Hand rolled fresh minted Vietnamese rice paper rolls & dipping sauce
Buffet Station
Wok fried asian noodles served in chinese take out pails (v)
Chef’s selection of mini desserts
Tea and coffee

Cocktail Menu 3
$105 per person

Wagyu beef sliders on mini damper buns, aged cheddar & caramelised onions, chips & aioli
Seared australian yellowfin tuna, wasabi crème
12hr slow cooked shoulder of moroccan lamb, lemon preserve served in mini bowls on a bed of scented cous cous
Asian trolleys delivering a selection of hand rolled yum cha in steaming bamboo baskets
Frenched riverina spring lamb cutlets, roasted tomato & chilli jam
Duck liver pate on crisped crostini, cranberry jam
Rolled peking duck cones, hoisin
Seared cape grim tenderloin crostini, fresh basil pesto, grand parmigiano reggiano
Shiitake mushroom & polenta diamonds
Australian oysters with a section of sauces & vinaigrettes, mornay & Kilpatrick
Buffet Station
Sushi & sashimi bar
Chef’s selection of mini desserts
Tea and coffee

Starship Sydney Buffet Menu

Buffet Menu
$81 per person

Please select 2, additional selections $7 per person
Caramelised onion & parmesan tartlet (v)
Mediterranean ratatouille tartlet, Meredith Farm feta (v)
Truffled mushroom arancini, basil pesto,shaved reggiano (v)
Steamed prawn & scallop dim sims, mirin
Hand crafted petite pies, onion jam
Chicken satay skewers, peanut sauce, coriander, spanish onion
Level 1 mains
Please select 4, additional selections $10 per person
Chargrilled sirloin, bell pepper salsa, béarnaise, mustards, caramelised spanish onion
Slow cooked moroccan spiced lamb shoulder, preserved lemon, labneh
Fresh prawns, aioli, seafood sauce
Beef bourguignon, red wine & shallot jus, buttery mash, herb baby carrots
Free range pan seared chicken fillet, piri piri, preserved lemon yoghurt
Whole filleted atlantic salmon, buttered spinach coulibiac
Saffron chicken, prawn and chorizo paella, arborio rice
Crisp skinned pork belly, cinnamon apple sauce
Honey & orange glazed leg ham carved at the buffet
Argentine chimichurri crisp skinned chicken
Champagne oysters on a bed of rock salt
Wild mushroom risotto, spinach, wild rocket, shaved parmesan (v)
Level 2 mains
To replace a level 1 main, $7 per person or as an extra dish $13 per person
Cape Grim chargrilled tenderloin fillet, assorted accompaniments
Seared lime crusted atlantic salmon fillet, lemon grass & laksa broth
Steamed wild barramundi, ginger shallots, rice wine
Crisp skinned peking duck, plum sauce, special fried rice
Please select 3, additional selections $6 per person
Organic honey glazed kumara & spinach salad, walnut & hunter valley feta
Red quinoa, couscous, chick pea, baby spinach salad, almonds, softened currants, lemon yoghurt dressing
Boiled baby potato salad, mint, chives, quartered eggs, traditional mayonnaise
Apple, walnut and radicchio salad, roaring forties blue, sweetened balsamic
Chilled iceberg lettuce, extra virgin olive oil, lemon & garlic dressing, grana padano
Hot roasted chat potatoes, rosemary, maldon salt
Classic french potato bake, fresh thyme,, streaky bangalow smoked bacon
Zucchini salad, mint, garlic, baby peas, lemon, extra virgin olive oil
Char grilled eggplant, zucchini, roasted vegetables, merideth farm goat’s cheese
Crunchy middle eastern fattoush
Classic caesar salad
Rocket, pear, pecorino, pine nuts, aged balsamic
Mixed leaf baby rocket, spinach, shaved parmesan, virgin olive oil, aged balsamic
Asian vermicelli noodle salad, school prawns, blackened chilli, coriander, mint, crushed peanuts
Tomatoes, bocconcini, basil leaves, artisan virgin olive oil, maldon salt, cracked pepper
Angel hair pasta salad, crisped capers, liguria olives, rocket, roasted garlic
Please select 1, additional selections $7 per person
Fine australian cheeses, muscatels, lavish, quince paste
Chef’s selection of mini desserts served at the table
A selection of roving gelatos on ice trays


Starship Sydney Formal Dining 3 Course Menus
Please select 2 entrees, 2 mains dishes + 2 desserts

3 Course Menu 1
$81 per person

Asparagus risotto, ricotta crumbs and sundried tomato oil (V, GF)
Comfit tomato, prosciutto, marinated feta and basil oil crouton
Slow braised beef rib raviolo, minted pea jus and salsa verde
Sweet corn, Asian greens, water chestnut and Poached Chicken. Nuoc Cham dressing(GF, DF, peanuts)
Karaage style calamari, whole egg Mayo, five spice lemon pickled Wombok (GF)
Roasted sweet potato, shaved zucchini, fresco cheese, pickled onions and smoky chipotle oil
Smoked trout dumplings; Cherry tomato, radish and avocado tian
Crispy skin salmon fillet, sautéed baby spinach, potato pearls and tomato salsa
steak and red wine pot pie, steamed chats and minted green beans
Pan seared blue eye cod medallions, savoy cabbage colcannon, roast pepper salsa
12 hour braised milk fed lamb neck, Comfit sweet potatoes, sorrel jus
Roasted Sirloin with caramelized onions, sautéed mushroom and Paris Mash
Rosemary Chicken Ballotine, crushed potatoes, heirloom carrots and rustic Pistou
Chocolate mousse with Marshmallows, Vanilla cream and chocolate shavings
Vanilla Crème caramel, Chantilly and biscotti
Warm Chocolate Caprese, Anglaise and fresh strawberries
Homemade apple and cherry Strudel, vanilla Ice cream and cherry syrup
Three milk soaked financier with a caramelized Cinnamon Merengue
Coconut and Orange Bavaroise with a citrus salad

3 Course Menu 2
$92 per person

Bangalow pork belly twice cooked, sweet onion puree, kipfler, celeriac & apple salad
Crisp crab cake, yamba king prawn, shaved fennel, preserved lemon, cress, sauce gribiche
Confit duck salad, honey pear, witlof, orange, green beans, lentil & hazelnut dressing
Ravioli of pumpkin, amaretto, nut brown lemon butter crisp sage & pecorino
Tart caramelised onion, slow cooked baby leeks, blistered tomato, goats curd, curly endive
King prawns, spiced avocado and tomato stack, micro herb salad, lemon aioli
Main Course
Corn fed chicken breast, persian feta, eggplant caponata, soft polenta, celery leaf
Rack of lamb, sicilian peppers, layered potato gratin, onion soubise and herb pesto
Crisp skinned barramundi, braised beef ravioli, asian greens and light shiitake master stock
Grilled ocean trout, asparagus, softened spinach, pearl barley, sorrel beurre blanc
Slow roasted beef tenderloin, potato herb galette, tomato gratin, watercress, merlot jus
Stone baked sourdough bread
Date & banana pudding, hazelnut ice cream, butterscotch sauce
Tiramisu, macerated cherries, almond biscotti
Eton mess, strawberry, raspberry, meringue, aged balsamic
Tea and coffee

3 Course Menu 3
$106 per person

Seared spiced yellowfin tuna, confit octopus, wakame, cucumber and soba noodle
Cold pressed smoked salmon lasagne, king crab, avocado, tomato & capsicum salsa
Slow roasted milk fed veal “Vitello Tonnato” shaved fennel, beans, parsley, crisp capers & tuna sauce
Buffalo mozzarella, shaved serrano ham, heirloom tomato, salsa verde
Prawn & scallop tortellini, grilled prawn, salmon pearls, lemon & chive beurre blanc
Main Course
Petuna ocean trout, cauliflower puree, grilled prawn, tortellini, vierge dressing
Angus beef tenderloin, short rib cannelloni, crisp shallot, onion soubise, shiraz jus
Lamb two ways, loin & croute, artichoke puree, wilted spinach, trussed tomato
Roasted spatchcock & confit leg, thyme gnocchi, chestnut mushrooms, broad bean, crisp pancetta
Red snapper, caramelised fennel, kipflers, olives, teta, white anchovy, rocket pesto
Chocolate caprese torte, poached corella pear, creme fraiche, passionfruit
Strawberry & pistachio tart, buttermilk pannacotta, campari, strawberry ice
White chocolate brulee, raspberry sorbet, financier
Tea and coffee

Starship Sydney Platter Menus

Platter of king prawns - $15 per person
Platter of king prawns + oysters - $23 per person
Platter of oysters - $15 per person
Platters of salt & pepper calamari - $12 per person
Antipasto platter - $18 per person

The Pontoon Canapé Menu - Additional Option
$20 per person

Please select 3 from the below

Caramelised onion & parmesan tartlet (v)
Mediterranean ratatouille tartlet, meredith farm fetta (v)
Truffled mushroom arancini, basil pesto, shaved reggiano (v)
Steamed prawn & scallop dim sims, mirin dip
Hand-crafted petite pies, onion jam
Chicken satay skewers, peanut sauce, coriander, spanish onion
Chicken & almond pithiviers
Californian nori rolls, soy sauce, wasabi (v)
Salt & pepper calamari, ginger & shallot dressing
Mini pizzettas (some v)

Starship Sydney Beverage Packages
Minimum 4 hours

Standard beverage package
$11 per person per hour

Angove wine collection
Sauvignon Blanc Semmilion
Shiraz Cabernet
Sparkling Brut
Beers on tap
James Boag’s
Toohey’s Extra Dry
Hahn Super Dry
James Boag’s Light (bottles)
Assorted Soft Drinks
Orange Juice
Sparkling & still water and freshly brewed tea and coffee

Level 1 wine upgrade
$4 per person per hour

(Please select 1 white and 1 red)
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 upgrade
$4.50 per person per hour

(Please select 1 white and 1 red)
Ant Moore Sauvignon Blanc (NZ)
Gulf Station Chardonnay (NSW)
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

(Please select 2)
Corona with Fresh Lime
Stella Artois
Crown Larger

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

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
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 final numbers and the balance of the payment. If you are taking the consumption bar option, we require a credit card as security.

Cancellation Policy
See General Booking Information below

Boat inspections are welcome by appointment.


Just wanted to let you know everything went smoothly and was more than perfect. There was plenty of really good healthy food. It really couldn't have gone better. I'm glad we went for the Starship boat. Everyone has only good things to say. The staff were amazing. Just couldn't tell you how grateful we are for everything! Thank you to everyone! Love Jan and Brian

I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you for making our 2012 Christmas party a great success, everyone had a great time. Could you please pass on our thanks to the staff who looked after us on the boat, they were excellent and nothing was a problem for them. Kind regards, Robyn

Our day yesterday was a resounding success. We have received happy and positive feedback from everyone, they blown away by the boat and the food and set up was fantastic. The team on the day were outstanding and contributed to a wonderful experience for everyone please pass on our thanks to the team. It was a magic day on the harbour. A big thank you to you for all your assistance in our planning and organisation. You were a pleasure to deal with and very helpful and efficient Kind regards and many thanks, Kathy

I would like to thank you and all staff on the Starship. We had a wonderful function on Friday night and I ask that you pass on our appreciation to all at Starship. Kind regards, Lynne

Please call the friendly Sydney Harbour Escapes team with any enquiries
Telephone 02 9328 4748 (Open 7 days)

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