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Welcome to Sydney Harbour Escapes. To make your sorting easy, our charter boat Sydney rental fleet includes only private boat charter cruises of exceptional quality, safety and service. Call us for boat hire in Sydney Harbour and we can guide you through your best options for your private charter cruise event. Phone 02 93284 748



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Click here for Private Charter, Luxury Cruise and Party Boat Hire Fleets
Private Party Cruises - Up to 35 Guests
Choose Sydney charter boat rental to suit a small group for private or corporate events.
Luxury Private Boat Hire and Corporate Team Building Cruises
Sydney Boat Charter - 36 to 70 Guests
Choose your Sydney Harbour cruises boat to accommodate between 36 and 70 maximum guests.
Hire a large Boat for Corporate Events
Sydney Harbour Cruises - 71 - 950 Guests
Browse large group event boats for up to 950 guests for private boat charter Sydney.

Browse By Popular Boat Charter

Super Yacht Charters Sydney
VIP Super Yacht Charters
Browse our Luxury Super Yachts available for day charters, Sydney harbour night cruises or extended stays on Sydney Harbour, Pittwater or offshore cruises.
Sydney Corporate Boat Hire and Team Building Cruises
Corporate Boat Cruises

Browse Corporate Cruise Boat Fleet

Our business cruise boats are hand picked to impress for corporate event charters.

New Years Eve Boat Charter

New Years Eve Cruises Sydney

New Years Eve Private Party Boats

NYE Individual Ticketed Boat Cruises

Book your New Years Eve cruises in Sydney early to not miss out!



1 Family, 1 Location, Best Team, 17 Years 30,000+ Sydney Boat Charters
Dominic Coleman, owner of Sydney Harbour Escapes introduces the family business, company history and business event services (Duration: 42 Secs)

Browse Boats By Occasion

Sydney Harbour Wedding Cruises
Wedding Cruises Sydney
Celebrate with a wedding cruise on Sydney Harbour. Many options for small weddings and large cruise events are possible. 
Sydney Harbour Wedding Cruises
Corporate Team Building
Celebrate with a wedding cruise on Sydney Harbour. Many options for small weddings and large cruise events are possible. 

New Years Eve Tickets Boat Charter

New Years Eve Ticketed Cruises
Book your New Years Eve cruise ticket in Sydney early to not miss out!


Australia Day Cruises
Australia Day Charters Sydney Harbour
The best place to be is on Sydney Harbour for Australia Day. View boat availability list.
Sydney Harbour Boxing Day Cruises
Boxing Day Charters
Boxing Day Charters - Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Ensure a front row seat for the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day.

Looking for a boat for other special events?


Browse By Boat Style

Super Yacht Charters Sydney
Super Yacht Charters
Browse our Luxury Super Yachts available for day charters, Sydney harbour night cruises or extended stays on Sydney Harbour, Pittwater or offshore cruises.
Sailing Yacht Charters
Sailing Charter
View Sydney sailing boats for charter rental. Includes monohulls, ketches, schooners, sailing catamarans, schooners, and tallships for private harbour cruises
Pontoon Cruises
Pontoon Boat Hire
Pontoon boats for hire from small open boats to large luxury glass pontoons
Sydney Power Boats
Power Boat Rental Sydney
Choose a power motor boat for speed and style. For boat charter Sydney select from power speedboats, sports yachts, ferries, wooden boats, flybridge boats, power catamarans, twin deck cruises and luxury mega yachts.
Sydney Harbour Luxury Catamaran Cruises
Catamaran Charters
Browse Sydney catamaran cruise boats available for party and event charters. Fleet includes both power and sailing catamarans for small and large groups
Fishing Boat Charter
Fishing Charters in Sydney
Choose offshore or inshore fishing charter boats for tailored group tours

Browse By Activities

Sydney Harbour Boat Accommodation
Sydney Harbour Boat Accommodation
Browse our luxury boat accommodation fleet for over night or extended boat stays.
Boat Taxi transfers in Sydney
Boat & Water Transfers
Boats for small and large group water transfers
Pontoon Cruises
BBQ and Swimming
Boats with BBQ onboard and swim platform for charter on Sydney Harbour



9 Reasons to Hire a Party Boat

1. Why is a Sydney Harbour Cruise a sure bet for a party?

I will let you into a secret. Once our customers experience a boat charter and then compare to a regular restaurant venue or open plan private venue space, they keep coming back. For the same price you can experience so much more. It is like discovering a hidden oasis in your own backyard.

2. It's Quick to Organise

A charter cruise is quick to organise with our experienced Sydney Harbour boat charter event management team - leaving more quality time for you. We can easily add rental extras such as catering, team events, pick up locations near you and more to tailor to create a memorable charter event!

3. Instantly Relax and Refresh

Let us whisk you and your guests away from the busy Sydney CBD to feel totally relaxed in minutes, surrounded by quiet water and bush land surrounds. Overseas visitors especially will be enamoured by the views, fresh and clean water so close to Sydney city.

4. Your Guests will Bond Easily

Private boat hire has an instant group and team bonding effect. We have seen it time and time again. Sharing a luxury boat charter escape together breaks the ice every time. Perfect for corporate charters or any boat charter where the guests are not regular friends.

5. The Food is Really Yummy!

We specialise in fresh, gourmet catering. Just book a cruise menu and enjoy. Catering is delicious, beautifully presented, delectable, contemporary Australian gourmet cuisine. If any guests have dietary requirements, these can be catered for - just ask.

6. Best Harbour Views Ever

Experience 360 degree knockout views. Sightseeing Sydney on a Sydney Harbour cruise is incomparable to just viewing it from an onshore party venue. The people on the shore will be looking at you! Generally on a boat charter, you will get up close to the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House as the boat cruises around  the harbour. 

7. Professional Free Event Planning

We want you to simply enjoy your boat cruise with your friends or colleagues, and not worry about anything.  At no extra cost to you we look after the finer organising details to make sure that your boat charter is a stress free, walk on, walk off event.

8. Great Photo Opportunities

You will have many opportunities for some fabulous photography. Boats are often used for photo shoots by the professionals. Be seduced with the sensational skies, beautiful boat decor, relaxing blue waters and most of all for the smiles on the faces of everyone on board!

9. Create Lasting Memories

Remember and be remembered - honour your special occasion by creating a private or corporate event that will become a treasured memory. A charter cruise is different. It excites all the senses, creates a rich memory so that your guests will remember your event much longer than if they went to a regular restaurant. Expect to be receiving many thanks for a long time!

Sydney Harbour Escapes private boat hire Sydney are popular for many different sorts of events. Party celebrations take on a different atmosphere when friends, family and colleagues embark on a private party on a yacht. Guests will naturally bond and have lots of fun and will go home with big smiles on their faces. You can have your event fully catered or choose to bring your own music, food and drinks. Whether it is for a birthday party, anniversary or a milestone event, there is nothing so special as to be invited to a private yacht charter cruise on Sydney Harbour. Charter boat parties are a great idea for graduations, family reunions, hens and bucks parties, weddings, proposals, VIP parties, entertaining overseas guests in Sydney or just a for fun day out with family and friends.

With a chartered boat event on Sydney Harbour, you will not be forgotten for your hospitality, especially when entertaining international business clients. Conferences can be catered for up to 950 delegates. A choice is to either cruise the harbour or keep the boat moored at the dock so VIP guests can move on and off as they please, such as with an expo.

Please call us for Sydney boat charter and we can match your event to the most suitable boats on Sydney Harbour available for your preferred day. Boats book out very quickly for New Years Eve cruises, Boxing Day, Australia Day and Christmas party cruises, so if you are thinking of boat rental for any of these days don't delay.

Our Promise
Top Choice of Vessels
Top Choice of Vessels

With a fleet of over 130 quality Sydney Harbour cruise boats, we match your party cruise needs to the perfect charter vessel. Boat inspections welcome.

Top Packages
Top Packages

Call us for free party planning and all inclusive quotes, so you can truly compare boat rental packages and prices.

Top Safety Records
Top Safety Record

With 17 years in business, we prioritize the fine details of safety, cleanliness and service so you can proudly host your boat event with pride.

Top Tourism Award
Top Tourism Award

Winner of NSW Tourism Award for innovation and customer service. We believe all our customers should be treated as VIPs.



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