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Water Taxis

Whether a special occasion, a time saving mode of transport or just for fun, we have the vessel to suit you. See our list of water transfer vessels below and contact us to make a transfer booking enquiry.

 

Displaying 30 Boat & Water Taxi Transfers boats sorted by Capacity (Low - High)

MON CHERI 26' Classic Italian Styled Boat Transfer Vessel

MON CHERI

Max Passengers: 4

From $480 Per Hour

26' Classic Italian Styled Boat Transfer Vessel

Up to 4 cocktail style
 
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   This boat has a special offer

 

Min 2 hour charter
from $960

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LA DOLCE VITA 26' Comitti Luxury Water Limousine Transfer Charter

LA DOLCE VITA

Max Passengers: 4

From $495 Per Hour

26' Comitti Luxury Water Limousine Transfer Charter

Up to 4 cocktail style
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music

 

Min 2 hour charter
from $990

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BEL 28' Italian Styled Boat Transfer Water Limousine

BEL

Max Passengers: 6

From $499 Per Hour

28' Italian Styled Boat Transfer Water Limousine

 
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

4 hour charter
from $1699

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MV SALUTE 32' Motor Vessel Transfer Charter

MV SALUTE

Max Passengers: 12

From $400 Per Hour

32' Motor Vessel Transfer Charter

Up to 12 cocktail style
12 casual buffet
9 offshore charter
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

Min 2 hour transfer
from $800

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INCEPTION 36' Genesis Power Cruiser Boat & Taxi Transfer

INCEPTION

Max Passengers: 12

From $500 Per Hour

36' Genesis Power Cruiser Boat & Taxi Transfer

Up to 12 cocktail style
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   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 2 hour charter
from $1000

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SEADUCED 55' Riviera 4700 Sports Yacht Transfer Charter

SEADUCED

Max Passengers: 12

From $725 Per Hour

55' Riviera 4700 Sports Yacht Transfer Charter

Up to 12 cocktail style
12 casual buffet
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   Air conditioning available

 

Min 2 hour transfer
from $1450

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OCEAN BLUE 46' Riviera Luxury Transfer Charter

OCEAN BLUE

Max Passengers: 16

From $1100 Per Hour

46' Riviera Luxury Transfer Charter

Up to 16 cocktail style
 
  •   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
  •   Boat has Presentation facilities
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat
  •   Air conditioning available

 

Min 1 Hour Transfer
from $1100

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RED UNDIES 38' Lightwave Sailing Boat Transfer Charter

RED UNDIES

Max Passengers: 20

From $475 Per Hour

38' Lightwave Sailing Boat Transfer Charter

Up to 20 cocktail style
20 casual buffet
12 table dining
4 overnight charter
12 offshore charter
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

Min 2 hour charter
from $950

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ENIGMA X 32' Scimitar Power Cataraman Boat Transfer Charter

ENIGMA X

Max Passengers: 20

From $750 Per Hour

32' Scimitar Power Cataraman Boat Transfer Charter

Up to 20 cocktail style
20 casual buffet
15 table dining
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   BBQ Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music
  •   You can get into/out of the water to swim from this boat

 

1.5 hour charter
from $1000

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PLATINUM 55' Riviera Luxury Motor Vessel Transfer Charter

PLATINUM

Max Passengers: 22

From $995 Per Hour

55' Riviera Luxury Motor Vessel Transfer Charter

Up to 22 cocktail style
12 casual buffet
8 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
  •   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

 

1 hour charter
from $995

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SEADUCTION  55' Riviera 4700 Sports Yacht Transfer

SEADUCTION

Max Passengers: 22

From $850 Per Hour

55' Riviera 4700 Sports Yacht Transfer

Up to 22 cocktail style
22 casual buffet
 
  •   Catering Available
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   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

 

Min 2 hour transfer
from $1700

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A TEAM 38' Fibreglass Boat Transfer Vessel

A TEAM

Max Passengers: 25

From $400 Per Hour

38' Fibreglass Boat Transfer Vessel

Up to 25 cocktail style
14 offshore charter
 
  •   Bring your own drinks available
  •   Bring your own food available
  •   Sound system on this boat allows you to bring your own music

 

Min 4 hour charter
from $1600

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely - we recommend it! Please contact our friendly team to discuss your specific requirements.

Yes, many of our vessels have the special licences required to travel through the heads - please speak to our friendly team about which vessel would be best for your group.

Yes, please contact us for a personalised quote

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

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

 

Popular reasons for Water Tranport

Below are some of the most popular use for water transport on Sydney Harbour:
- Getting from point A to point B and avoiding Sydney traffic.
- A fantastic getaway boat for newly weds
- A great way to propose
- A family day out with a difference
- An exclusive harbour tour
- An alternative to the bridge or the tunnel

- A great way to beat the ferry queues
- A hotel to conference transfer with a difference

- Sightseeing with local knowledge tour
- A welcome gift voucher surprise!

Whatever your need for water transport, we are looking forward to hearing from you to assist, 

Water Taxis

If you want to move from one point to another in Sydney, you can consider a water taxi. Using water taxis offers you a convenient way to get to places. If you want to visit the iconic landmarks in Sydney waters like Opera House and Harbour Bridge, you can use a water taxi. At Sydney Harbour Escapes, we provide water taxi and transfer services across the Sydney waters including water taxis in Circular Quay.  

A taxi boat hire in Sydney offers you the most scenic transport option you can find. Unlike large vessels, water taxis tend to be nimble and they allow you to get close to Sydney’s best sights, small docks, and sandy shores. In a water taxi, you can have access to the whole harbour. There are many places you can visit and not only, can you utilise boat taxis to have fun in the waters. 

Being in a private boat taxi, you can experience the hidden iconic gems that Sydney has to offer. You can experience secret Sydney in style and comfort. The taxis take you to little-known and exclusive spots that can only be accessed by water. If you want to know what these secret spots are, you can talk to us at Sydney Harbour Escapes. 

Again, Sydney harbour water taxi services are perfect for intimate groups and large parties. If you are having a special occasion, a birthday, a wedding party, or an anniversary, you can choose water taxis. You can treat your guests or family with direct transport to exclusive seaside suburbs, venues, and restaurants. We have boat taxis for small and large groups. 

If you have a special event like a corporate function or a wedding, you can cruise in style on VIP-class water taxis or limousines. These special taxis feature deluxe features to ensure comfort whilst having an extra special trip. 

Our boats are modern and cosy – they are equipped with state-of-the-art technology as well as safety equipment. We feature both open-air seating and enclosed areas so that you are insured for the various weather conditions. Using our boat taxis will allow you to soak up the sun and stay cosy and dry when it rains. 

Sydney Harbour Escapes water taxis allow you to design your very own tour of Sydney. You can plot your itinerary and course of adventure as you tour Sydney. You can also visit the neighbourhood you have never experienced and try new restaurants by the waters or even explore the harbour islands as well as national parks. Cruising on a boat taxi offers a fast, direct, and easy way of travel. 

Whilst onboard our taxis, you can BYO music and wine so that you enjoy, entertain, and refresh yourself as you travel from one point to another. You can make the most of the trip by bringing with you chilled refreshments to sip when taking in the scenery. Additionally, you may want to bring your snacks or a packed lunch. 

Our taxi boat in Sydney can pick you up as well as drop you off from different locations along the Sydney Harbour. You can access private jetties, marinas, ferry wharves, and public pontoons by water taxis. Whether you plan to tour the iconic Opera House, Darling Harbour, or the Harbour Bridge, you can do that in style on a boat taxi. If you want to get around Sydney Harbour in style or dine in one of the waterfront restaurants, a water taxi offers you one of the best means of transport. 

Regardless of where you are within the Harbour, you can quickly catch our water taxis. You may use the taxis to make a splashing surprise to a loved one or a very important client you have an appointment with. Just sit back, relax, and let your skipper take you to your destination in style, safely, and comfortably. If you have a long trip by a water taxi, you can bring with you a bottle of wine so that you share it with your friends whilst taking in the fantastic views of Sydney Harbour's iconic landmarks, beaches, and shores. In Sydney, the city by night offers a spectacular experience. If you want to indulge yourself on a special occasion, you can book our water taxi. Check our charter vessels that serve as water taxis to see which one suits your travel needs. 

What is a water taxi? 

A water taxi is a boat for ferrying passengers across the Sydney Harbour and the surroundings. Water taxis are like road taxis and they offer private and public transport to people who want to reach different places quickly. Sydney Harbour Escapes brings you a huge fleet of water taxis that you can hire to take to different places along the Harbour. 

How much is a water taxi in Sydney? 

The cost of hiring a water taxi depends on the distance you intend to travel or the location you are heading to. It also depends on the number of passengers and the size and type of vessel you choose. Sydney Harbour Escapes offer different kinds of water taxis. You can hire a taxi starting around $350 per hour. So, Sydney water taxi cost can vary greatly depending on various factors. 

Where can I get picked up by my Sydney water taxi? 

You can get picked up from any of the different wharves along the Sydney Harbour or the spot you are in. Just talk to us and we will tell you the most convenient point to pick you up. 

What is the shortest distance I can get a boat transfer? 

You can have a boat transfer to the closest landmarks including Opera House and Harbour Bridge.  We may not have a specific limit of the distance you are required to hire a boat transfer, however, because we charge by the hour, you want to ensure that you are travelling a reasonable distance. 

What is the capacity of a Sydney water taxi?

Our water boat taxis come in different capacities. We have boats for four passengers all the way to 950 passengers. Depending on how many you are, you can get the right boat with the right capacity to ensure a comfortable trip. 

 

 

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