Bayrunner Function Boat

Boat Hire Sydney

Bayrunner is the ultimate choice for any event on Sydney Harbour, offering unparalleled versatility and exceptional value. Whether you’re planning a lively party or a sophisticated sit-down dining affair, this is your go-to vessel.


At a Glance

Capacity: 180 people

Price: From $550 per hour (others fees may apply – see price guide)

Boat Type: Large Function Boat

Location: Sydney Harbour

Key Features

  • Capacity for up to 180 guests (90 for seated dining), ensuring ample space for all your guests to enjoy the festivities
  • Spacious top deck, perfect for soaking up the sun and taking in the breathtaking views
  • Open bow area, providing an ideal spot for relaxation and enjoying the sea breeze
  • Covered back deck
  • Open plan interior, seamlessly transitioning from seated dining to an open dance floor, catering to all event styles
  • Full bar onboard with 2 large fridges
  • BBQ facilities onboard
  • Premium sound system with Bluetooth, AUX, and XLR connectivity

Popular Occasions: Birthday Parties, Christmas Parties



  • Available everyday (enquire with us for availability)
  • Charters are minimum 4 hours

Wharf Locations include:

  • King St Wharf, CBD
  • Convention Wharf, Darling Harbour
  • Casino Wharf
  • Any other wharf on Sydney Harbour subject to availability and fees may apply


  • $250 for access 1 hour before the cruise at Elliot Street Wharf Balmain, or $150 for access 30 minutes before the cruise at Pirrama Park Pyrmont (subject to availability)


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Entertainment Options

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Sausage Sizzle

$12 per person

Sausages, Bread, Condiments and Salads


Pizza Platters

$20 per person

Variety of Domino’s Pizza and Garlic Bread


Other catering options upon enquiry

Or BYO Food, Plates & Cutlery

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Open Bar Beer & Wine Package

$50 per person (4 Hrs)

House Beers, Wine & Soft Drink


Open Bar Beer, Wine & Spirits Package

$75 per person (4 Hrs)

House Beers & Spirits (no doubles or shots), Wine & Soft Drink


Cash Bar on request


Or BYO Beverages

$15 per person


Cups and Eskies provided

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Price Guide

Boat Hire Fees

October-February: $650 per hour (minimum 4 Hours)

March-September: $550 per hour (minimum 4 Hours)

Public Holidays (excl. NYE and Christmas Day): 20% on top of total cost

Any Other Fees

Staff Fees:

  • $300 with 30-50 guests
  • $600 with 51-90 guests
  • $900 with 96-140 guests
  • $1200 with 141-180 guests


  • Charters with swimming, 18th-21st birthdays, bucks parties and similar high risk events require an additional staff member at $300

Entertainment Options

Payment Details

Deposit: $1,000

Balance: 10 days before event

Bond: $500

The deposit locks in the boat and confirms the booking for you. The deposit contributes to the total price and the balance is the remaining amount due. The damage bond is payable before the cruise and is returned after the cruise.



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