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Large Boats to Rent in Sydney

We represent only Sydney harbour cruise boats of exceptional quality and service. If you see a charter boat you like, phone or email us and we can give your more information, comparison quotes and book in your date. We are only a phone call or email away and are very happy to suggest suitable boats and options for your occasion.

If you’ve got big party events coming up, then you need a big boat to help you fully realise your party planning visions. Sydney Harbour Escapes offers the biggest party cruise ship options to help you set sail and make your next large-scale event a shipload of fun! 

Why a big boat party is the ideal choice for your next event 

A boat party is a great way to provide a contained event and venue for your guests, no matter the time of year. What could be more fun than a huge party boat setting sail to give 

families, friendship groups, company employees — or any other type of guest — a unique experience on the sea around Sydney, one of the world’s most beautiful harbours? 

And when you’ve got all the facilities of a bar and a restaurant at hand too, the possibilities just grow even further. Guests will be fed by a chef on board, and served by dedicated waiting staff. There are also BYO options for drinks, should you wish to accommodate specific beverage requests. 

A big variety of options to accompany a big boat 

Boat events give you the opportunity to create a unique experience, no matter the occasion — but they also offer much more versatility than you may realise. It doesn’t have to be as simple as just setting sail! Whether it’s a corporate party, family birthday, retirement, hens party, Christmas or New Year’s Eve, you’re able to create a theme for your event. You might want the boat to mimic a restaurant, church, lounge or even a resort. 

Aside from food and adult beverages, a variety of activities can be accommodated onboard, including dance floors and karaoke. Nor are you necessarily restricted to staying on the boat, either — arrangements can be made for swimming or beach activities as part of your time with the boat. 

Your big party events can be as big as you want

Sydney Harbour Escapes cater to a wide variety of cruise sizes — small, medium and large boat events. For a large boat event, we can currently accommodate up to 950 guests — which means you can host a truly spectacular event at sea.

No matter the occasion, a huge party boat on Sydney Harbour is a great way to celebrate. It’s a fun, memorable event in luxury surrounds, enabling you and your guests to do what you do best — get partying! 

The friendly customer service team at Sydney Harbour Escapes is here to help you with any questions you might have about our large boats or any of our other services. Feel free to give us a call on 02 9328 4748. Alternatively, you can fill out our online form, or come visit us in person on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2C Margaret St, Woolwich NSW.

We look forward to hearing from you, and discussing how we can make your party dreams come true!

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SEVEN STAR 98' Luxury Yacht Private Charter

SEVEN STAR

Max Passengers: 75

From $2250 Per Hour

98' Luxury Yacht Private Charter

Up to 75 cocktail style
70 casual buffet
10 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food 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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Wifi internet is available on this boat
  •   Air conditioning available

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $9000

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THE KRAKEN 51' Twin Level Private Motor Boat Sydney Harbour

THE KRAKEN

Max Passengers: 80

From $500 Per Hour

51' Twin Level Private Motor Boat Sydney Harbour

Up to 80 cocktail style
80 casual buffet
40 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   This boat has a licenced bar
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $2000

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Bubbles 20m powered catamaran

Bubbles

Max Passengers: 90

From $850 Per Hour

20m powered catamaran

 
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   This boat has a licenced bar
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   This boat has a special offer

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $3400

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HAMPTONS 75' Party Pontoon Boat Private Charter

HAMPTONS

Max Passengers: 95

From $990 Per Hour

75' Party Pontoon Boat Private Charter

Up to 95 cocktail style
95 casual buffet
60 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   This boat has a licenced bar
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $3960

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AUSSIE MAGIC 85' Private Luxury Sailing Catamaran

AUSSIE MAGIC

Max Passengers: 100

From $750 Per Hour

85' Private Luxury Sailing Catamaran

Up to 100 cocktail style
80 table dining
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Air conditioning available

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $3000

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MORPHEUS 66' Multilevel Luxury Catamaran Private Charter

MORPHEUS

Max Passengers: 100

From $750 Per Hour

66' Multilevel Luxury Catamaran Private Charter

Up to 100 cocktail style
94 casual buffet
70 table dining
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Wifi internet is available on this boat

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $3000

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COMMISSIONER II 80' Classic Motor Yacht Private Charter

COMMISSIONER II

Max Passengers: 100

From $800 Per Hour

80' Classic Motor Yacht Private Charter

Up to 100 cocktail style
80 casual buffet
42 table dining
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Wifi internet is available on this boat
  •   This boat has a special offer

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $3200

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ONEWORLD Oneworld Boat Hire - Private Boat Charter - Sydney

ONEWORLD

Max Passengers: 100

From $2800 Per Hour

Oneworld Boat Hire - Private Boat Charter - Sydney

80 casual buffet
36 table dining
12 overnight charter
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Wifi internet is available on this boat
  •   Air conditioning available
  •   This boat has a special offer

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $11,200

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GHOST 2 Ghost 2 Boat Hire - Private Boat Charter - Sydney Harbour Cruises

GHOST 2

Max Passengers: 110

From $2800 Per Hour

Ghost 2 Boat Hire - Private Boat Charter - Sydney Harbour Cruises

Up to 110 cocktail style
100 casual buffet
50 table dining
12 overnight charter
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   Bring your own drinks 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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Air conditioning available

 

Min 3 hour charter
from $8400

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COSMOS II 105' Motor Yacht Luxury Boat Hire

COSMOS II

Max Passengers: 112

From $2500 Per Hour

105' Motor Yacht Luxury Boat Hire

Up to 112 cocktail style
112 casual buffet
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   This boat has a licenced bar
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Air conditioning available

 

4 hours charter
$10000

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MAGIC 66' Private Catamaran Charter

MAGIC

Max Passengers: 120

From $550 Per Hour

66' Private Catamaran Charter

Up to 120 cocktail style
100 casual buffet
45 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food 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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   This boat has a special offer

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $2200

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MV SYDNEY 70' Art Deco Cruiser Private Charter

MV SYDNEY

Max Passengers: 120

From $599 Per Hour

70' Art Deco Cruiser Private Charter

Up to 120 cocktail style
110 casual buffet
70 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ 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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

Min 3 hour charter
from $2000

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Boat Party Information

The Sydney Harbour Escapes team are only a phone call or email away and are very happy to suggest suitable boats and options for your Australia Day Sydney Harbour charter. If you see a vessel you like, please contact us and we will check your charter boat availability dates for you and book in your Sydney Harbour Australia day cruise. Charter boat inspections welcome. Phone 02 9328 4748

 

Boat parties offer an excellent venue for guests and they are not only ideal for summer months but throughout the seasons. In Sydney, boat parties are hosted all year round – giving families, groups, company employees, artists, and other guests a unique experience by the sea. Whether you want an open boat vessel or an enclosed boat, if you are hosting a party, you want to do it in style. You can have an enclosed party boat hire in Sydney that offers a floating bar and restaurant experience with terrific views of the harbour. 

Touring Sydney by boat offers some of the most stunning experiences you can find in the country. A luxury boat hire gives beautiful moments to mark your special occasion.  Sydney pulls many celebrations and activities throughout the year: beach parties, fun cruises, boat racing, and ocean view explorations or even booze parties are a common thing in the city. Families, corporate organisations, and groups of all walks of life take part in private special events in Sydney. 

If you have a large group or number of guests taking part in your special event, you want to get a large size party boat hire in Sydney. You can create a theme for your event so that it mimics a restaurant, church, lounge, or even a hotel. It is possible that you host a lunch, dinner, or evening cocktail by the harbour sandy beach where after a wonderful boat tour; you anchor at your chosen location to have your meal. You also indulge in other activities like swimming and participating in other activities by the beach. You could also decide to host everything in the boat – including the meals, partying time, speeches, and prize giving. 

Think of any special occasion or party you want to have – whether it’s a corporate party, a family-themed birthday party, Hens party, Christmas Eve party, or New Year’s party – you can do it in style by having a luxury boat party hire in Sydney. 

Luxury boat hires in Sydney come in different shapes and sizes. For a large group of 500 to 800 people, you would need to have a majestic tall ship or a superyacht. Hosting a party of 1000 pax is a challenge and it demands that you plan appropriately. Your venue, often the boat, needs to be able to offer the services you need. Think about the kind of experience you are after – do you need a dance floor? Do you want to swim? Will you go out afterwards? Do you need extras like Karaoke?

You will want to treat your guests to some quality meal, so you want to have a chef on board and dedicated waiting staff who offer personalised service. You could also decide to go BYO style where you bring your own beverages.

 A large size party boat hire in Sydney gives you a perfect choice for your corporate and group special event.  It sets off a memorable experience for the event and your guests will certainly love it. There is nothing as beautiful and fulfilling as hosting a grand-scale event on a private large size party luxury boat. It guarantees you a fun environment where everyone is able to appreciate the beauty of Sydney with Sydney Harbour as the city’s backdrop. 

Viewing the sunset while on the boat gives you one of the spectacular views of the city. It’s also the best moment when you can capture your event’s shots and video footage which you can use to tell your story to other people. A corporate organisation can also use this special moment to stream its event live to its audiences as a way of creating brand awareness and promoting their name. 

Frequently Asked Questions

To secure a vessel for your charter, we take a 50% deposit of the total amount or cost of vehicle hire, unless specified otherwise. The rest of the payment will be due 14 days prior to the charter along with the final numbers and food and beverage requirements.

Payment can be made by EFT, Visa, MasterCard or in cash.

Most vessels have swim ladders for guests to swim whist the vessel is anchored. If you wish to swim, our captain can take you to the best secluded bay on the day of your charter.

Yes, you're able to bring a cake for your celebration.

In general boats offer a range of beverage options: BYO - if available is bring your own drink - surcharge may apply. If the vessel is licenced they will offer a standard drinks package with upgrades, a beverage on consumption option where you are charged for the drinks you order on your party charter (additional staffing fees may apply)

Yes, all the vessels will have eskies or fridges on board to keep drinks chilled. Ice can be arranged at an additional cost.

Yes, we have a firs aid on board all vessels in case of emergency. If there are any emergencies on the day, the captain and crew on board are certified and can condut first aid processes. We follow the safety regulations from AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

We allow for 15 minutes for all guests to get on and off the vessel at the wharves.

We welcome the opportunity to show you aroud your preffered boat. Most of our boats for hire in Sydney are easily accessible for inspections - subject to availability. Some of the smaller vessels keot on swing moorings may not be viewed as easily. Please ask our friendly team for more information.