Smaller Parties (5-30 guests)
If you’re looking for a boat hire in Sydney Harbour for a small event, Catamarans are your ideal partners. These small boats such as Top Cat or Barefoot come at very budget friendly rates, with menu options ideal for the likes of a small birthday party. You also have the option to bring your own beverages on board, so that you can have a nice, relaxed day with your close ones, to sip your favourite drinks while you let yourself bask in the sun and forget your worries.
Large parties (30+ guests)
If you’re planning to gather your friends and family and their friends and families too, you will probably need to hire a party boat for your Sydney Harbour cruise. Vessels such as Fleetwing II can accommodate up to 46 guests, while larger boats such as Aussie Magic can hold 150 guests, and Magistic can have up to 375 guests on board! If you’re planning on a community event and is expecting even more guests, glass boats such as Bella Vista and Starship Sydney are here to your rescue, and can accommodate up to a whopping 950 guests on board without breaking a sweat. There’s no party that Sydney Harbour can’t handle!
Luxury Yachts (Up to 110 guests)
If you’re more of a quality-over-quantity person, a wide range of luxury yachts available for hire on Sydney Harbour are available for you. While Galaxy I can get you a premium experience without breaking your bank too much, Infinity Pacific can get you the ultimate luxury cruise that you can buy on Sydney harbour. With premium catering from the likes of Chef Matt Bates and premium beverages for your indulgence, these boats will ensure that your experience is truly unparallelled, and luxurious with no compromises.
Glass Boats are the latest attractions available for private hire on Sydney Harbour and are one-of-a-kind vessels that offer 360° views of the harbour at all times. A growing popular destination for large parties, vessels such as Blueroom and Starship Sydneyare the ideal venues for Wedding receptions and business functions, and are becoming popular event venues for the likes of New Year’s Eve fireworks cruises as well, owing to the uninterrupted views that they offer.
If you are not really moved by the options that have been listed thus far and are really looking for that one boat which you’re sure will set your imagination on fire, well, there are such boats available too! For your consideration, the legendary Tall Ship Soren Larsen that’s from way back in 1949 has circumnavigated the globe twice! And the iconic Sydney Showboat has been running their unique show-themed cruise aboard a paddlewheeler for over 30 years, and has been listed multiple times across publications as one of the must-do things in Sydney! Unique Boats available for private hire on Sydney Harbour are definitely good options if you wish your cruise to be truly extraordinary.
Add-ons for your cruise
To be frank, your cruise with the catering and beverages are only going to get you so far. It’s all fun and great, yes, but if you really wish to make your party a memorable one, get some add-ons going! Talk to your charter consultant and get some inflatables, water toys, lily-pads, or even a tender boat added on to make your cruise even more fun! You could also get on board a DJ, magician, comedian, or even a band to lighten up the mood of your cruise. The list goes on for a while, with decorations, cakes, photo booths, karaoke machines and so on and so forth that you could have on board your cruise depending on availability, and your requirements of course, so the only limit here is your imagination.
So there you have it, a cruise for literally everyone. So get your party planned and arrive at your own wedding in a classic Italian speedboat, arrange the best bucks party for your mate who’s about to be hitched, or arrange the best corporate dinner party for your office’s Christmas celebrations! All that’s required is for you to simply contact your charter consultant to get the ball rolling.
Happy cruising to you!