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Starship Aqua boat at Sydney Harbour

 

STARSHIP AQUA

 

111' Twin Level Glass Pontoon Sydney Harbour Wedding

Cruise along in your very own glass island ballroom, Starship Aqua (Formerly The Pontoon) boat, for your Sydney Harbour wedding. Impress your guests with breathtaking 360 panoramic Sydney views. Starship Aqua (Formerly The Pontoon) cruise features 2 entertaining decks, 3 metre high glass walls, large open viewing platform and dance floor. Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will suggest unique wedding ideas to ensure that this is an event of a lifetime.

 

STARSHIP AQUAWedding Charters

  • From $1150 Per Hour
  • 300 Max Passengers
  • 300 Cocktail Style
  • 180 Casual Buffet
  • 140 Table Dining
  • This boat does not allow
    "Bring Your Own Food or Beverages"

 

STARSHIP AQUA Prices

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

Includes Captain

January - October
$1150 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $4600

November - December
$1400 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $5600

Minimum Numbers
January - October on Sundays - Thursdays are 60pax (min. 80pax for canapés)
January - October on Fridays - Saturdays are 80pax (min. 100pax for canapés)
November - December on Sundays – Thursday are 60pax (min. 80pax for canapés)
November - December on Fridays - Saturdays are 100pax (min. 150pax for canapés)

Please note: Starship Aqua is a cashless venue

Public holiday surcharges apply

Wharf fees

Wharf Fees
Maritime Wharves $180
Other Whaves POA

Please note: Starship Aqua is a cashless venue


PLEASE PICK & CHOOSE FROM THE BELOW ITEMS TO CREATE YOUR UNIQUE MENU TO MAKE UP THE MINIMUM SPEND OF $87 PER PERSON.


CANAPE ITEMS LEVEL 1
$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)


CANAPE ITEMS LEVEL 2
$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


CANAPE MENU LEVEL 3 (SUBSTANTIAL)
$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.
 
 
MEXICAN TACO STATION $19 PER PERSON
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

ASIAN & NOODLE MARKET STATION $21 PER PERSON
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

DUMPLING STATION $19 PER PERSON
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

MINI SLIDER STATION $22 PER PERSON
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
 
PAELLA $22 PER PERSON
Traditional paella pans a la Valencia with Arborio rice, prawns, chicken, mussels, calamari, & chorizo
Vegetarian & vegan option also available on request

PREMIUM GRAZING STATIONS
 

ANTIPASTO & CHEESES GRAZING TABLE 
$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.
Mortadella
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

SEAFOOD HARVEST
$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
 
JAPANESE STATION
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
 

DESSERT CANAPES 
$12 per person

A buffet of Chef’s selection of Starship desserts

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

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

3 Course Level 1 Menu
$87 per person

ENTRÉES
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)
 
MAINS
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)
 
DESSERTS
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 Aqua Formal Dining 3 Course Level 2 Menu

3 Course Level 2 Menu
$97 per person

ENTRÉES
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
 
MAINS
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)
 
DESSERTS
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 Aqua Formal Dining 3 Course Level 3 Menu

3 Course Level 3 Menu

$117 per person

ENTRÉES
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)
 
MAINS
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)
 
DESSERTS
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 Aqua 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
Beers
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
Peroni
Crown Larger
Asahi
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 Aqua is a cashless venue. Payments can be made using EFTPOS machines.

Theming and decorations, DJ, live music, entertainers, team activates, games and sports. Please ask us for more information.
 

Starship Aqua - Theming and Decorations

Decorations

Cocktail Bar Covers (white or black)
$15.00 each

Black tablecloths
$30.00 per table

Black tablecloths fitted lycra



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All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm booking
Pickup, drop off and wharf fees apply

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 and family and social parties, reception venues in Sydney.
 

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Maximum number of guests
300
Note: An infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger

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

Wharves
Guests can board the Pontoon from most wharves in and around Sydney.
King Street Wharf is preferred

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

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.

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.

On board Ceremony
We suggest that an extra hour is added to your charter if you wish to have the ceremony on board to ensure that you and your guests are given enough time to dine, drink and - celebrate. Please contact us for further details.
The Pontoon terrace deck is the ideal location for a ceremony.

What to bring
As with any outdoor venue, we recommend that your guests dress for the season

Booking and Payment
We require a 50% deposit to secure the vessel and date. 2 weeks prior to the charter date we require the balance of the payment.

Cancellation Policy
See General Booking Information below
 

 


 

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