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MV Sydney

MV Sydney Function Boat

Boat Hire Sydney

MV Sydney is a traditional art deco-inspired cruiser that graces the iconic waters of Sydney Harbour. With its timeless charm and exceptional value, this vessel serves as the perfect event space for all occasions, offering a delightful setting to celebrate.

Features

At a Glance

Capacity: 120 people

Price: From $600 per hour (others fees may apply – see price guide)

Boat Type: Large Function Boat

Location: Sydney Harbour

Key Features

  • With a capacity of 120 guests, MV Sydney provides an all-weather cruising experience, ensuring your event can be enjoyed regardless of the elements
  • Explore three spacious viewing decks, each offering panoramic vistas of Sydney Harbour
  • Choose from a variety of options to cater to your culinary preferences. Whether you opt for our Food & Beverage Packages, BYO Charters, buffet dining, formal menus, or canape/cocktail menus, we have a selection to suit your event’s style and requirements
  • Raise a glass and enjoy a refreshing beverage from our fully licensed bar. Our experienced staff will be delighted to serve you and your guests with a wide range of beverages to complement your celebration
  • Dance the night away on our dance floor
  • Connect your own music through our Bluetooth stereo system and microphone. Bring your own DJ and equipment, or simply connect your phone to our onboard speaker system and curate the perfect playlist to set the mood for your event

Music: Bring your DJ equipment, and we’ll provide a table, tablecloth, and power to ensure a seamless setup. Alternatively, connect your phone via Bluetooth to our onboard speaker system.

Swimming: Guests may enjoy a refreshing swim during the first two hours of the trip, subject to the discretion of the skipper on the day. The possibility of swimming will be assessed based on guest behaviour and safety considerations.

Please note there are no fridges or freezers available for client use.

MV Sydney offers a unique blend of timeless elegance, picturesque views, and exceptional service, all at an excellent value. Create unforgettable memories as you celebrate your special occasion on the enchanting waters of Sydney Harbour.

Popular Occasions: Birthday Parties, Christmas Parties

Availability

Availability:

  • Available everyday (enquire with us for availability on our real-time calendar)
  • Charters are minimum 3 hours, maximum 4 hours, except during Christmas season there is a special 4 hour all-inclusive package (see pricing for details)

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

Facilities

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Entertainment Options

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Food

Food

CHEESE PLATTERS:

$10 per person

PIZZA PLATTERS:

$15 per person

CLIFTON GARDENS COCKTAIL MENU:

$28 per person

Roaming Canapés

  • Mini Chicken Skewers (GF)
  • Salt N Pepper Calamari (V)
  • Beef Sliders, Gruyere & Tomato Jam
  • Assorted Arancini Balls (V)
  • Downtown New York Mini Hot Dogs, Ketchup Relish

Chef’s Selection of Gourmet Pies

  • Thai Chicken
  • Beef & Thyme
  • Lamb & Rosemary

Trio of Quiche

  • Lorraine
  • Sundried Tomato & Feta (V)
  • Spinach & Ricotta (V)

Dessert

  • Chef’s selection of assorted cakes Tea & coffee available on request

FARM COVE HOT ROAST BUFFET:

$28 per person

Starters

  • Tea & Coffee
  • Assorted Biscuits (V)

Mains

  • Australian Beef Striploin with Thyme & Shiraz Wine Sauce
  • Roasted Marinated Chicken Pieces
  • Herb Roasted Chat Potatoes & Rock Salt (V)
  • Baked Pumpkin (V)
  • Steamed Greens (V)

Desserts

  • Assorted Cake (V)

FRESHWATER BBQ:

$28 per person

BBQ

  • Mountain Pepper Beef Skewers (GF)
  • Bush Finger Lime Infused Chicken (GF)

Chef’s galley

  • Bay Leaf Mushroom Ratatouille (GF) (V)
  • Lemon Myrtle Smashed Baked Potato (GF) (V)
  • Vermicelli Asian Noodle Salad with Nam Jim Dressing (V)
  • Rainbow Slaw, Strawberry Gum Eucalyptus & Honey Dressing (GF) (V)
  • Rocket, Pear & Parmesan, Balsamic Dressing (GF) (V)
  • Fresh Rolls (V)

RUSHCUTTERS BAY BUFFET:

$40 per person

On Arrival:

  • Heirloom Tomato, Feta & Basil Bruschetta (V)
  • South Australian Bocconcini & Prosciutto (GF)

From the Buffet:

  • Marinated Finger Lime BBQ Chicken (GF)
  • Beechworth Honey & Whisky Glazed Ham Carved at The Buffet (GF)
  • Slow Roasted Australian Beef, Bush Pepper & Mustard Crust (GF)
  • Smashed Baked Potatoes, Lemon Myrtle & Garlic Gf (V)
  • Bay Leaf Mushroom Ratatouille (GF)
  • Melody of Steamed Greens
  • Rocket, Pear & Parmesan Salad, White Balsamic Dressing
  • Rainbow Slaw, Strawberry Gum Eucalyptus & Honey Dressing
  • Crusty Sourdough & Lurpak Butter

Cheese:

  • Chef’s Selection of Australian Cheese Gf (V)
  • Salad of Dried Fruit, Quince Paste & Crackers Tea & Coffee Available On Request

ROSE BAY BUFFET:

$48 per person

On Arrival:

  • Balsamic Glazed Mushroom & Fetta Bruschetta (V)
  • South Australian Bocconcini & Prosciutto (GF)

Buffet:

  • Whole Baked Salmon, Lemon & Dill Crème Carved at The Buffet (V)
  • Eye Fillet of Australian Beef, Café De Paris Butter (GF)
  • Sundried Tomato & Fetta Chicken Supreme, Saffron & Cointreau Glaze (GF)
  • Kale, Apple & Shiitake Risotto (GF) (V)
  • Lyonnais Potato Gratin (GF)
  • Melody of Steamed Greens
  • Rainbow Slaw, Strawberry Gum Eucalyptus & Honey Dressing
  • Rocket, Pear & Parmesan, White Balsamic Dressing
  • Crusty Sourdough & Lurpak Butter

Dessert:

  • Chef’s Selection of Decadent Cakes (GF) (V)
  • Tea & Coffee Available on Request

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Beverages

Beverages

Juice & Soft Drinks:

$14 per person (4 Hours)

Excludes energy drinks and lemon lime bitters

Diamond Beverage Package:

$46 per person (4 Hours)

Beer:

  • Pure Blonde
  • Furphy Refreshing Ale
  • Light Beer

Wine:

  • St Augustus Pinot Grigio 2018, SA
  • Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc 2018, SA
  • Two Truths Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, SA
  • Two Truth Shiraz 2017, SA
  • Saint- Louis Brut 2018, France.
  • Two Truths Rosé, 2019, SA

Juice:

  • Soft Drinks (does not include Red Bull)

Platinum Beverage Package:

$56 per person (4 Hours)

Beer:

  • Pure Blonde
  • Furphy Refreshing Ale
  • Light Beer

Wine:

  • St Augustus Pinot Grigio 2018, SA
  • Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc 2018, SA
  • Two Truths Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, SA
  • Manyara Sauvignon Blanc 2016, SA
  • Two Truth Shiraz 2017, SA
  • Uppercut Shiraz, 2017 Barossa Valley
  • Saint- Louis Brut 2018, France.
  • Aurelia Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2018, WA
  • Two Truths Rosé, 2019, SA

House Spirits:

  • Jim Beam
  • Bundaberg Rum
  • Vodka
  • Scotch
  • Bacardi
  • Gin

Juice:

  • Soft Drinks (does not include Red Bull)

Or see the Pay-As-You-Go Beverage Price List

18th-21st Birthdays: Bar packages and BYO drinks not available. Cash or Bar Tab only.

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Price Guide

Boat Hire Fees

CATERED CHARTERS (when you add a food & beverage package):

  • January-October: $2,000 (3 Hours), $2,400 (4 Hours)
  • November-December: $2,200 (3 Hours), $2,800 (4 Hours) for min 50ppl (and excludes Friday & Saturday nights last weekend in November until Christmas Eve)
  • Or Cash/Bar Tab: Staff Fee of $300 per 50 guests applies
  • Public Holidays & Special Dates: Price on request
  • No BYO Beverages with catered charters

 

CHRISTMAS SEASON RATE:

For Friday and Saturday Nights last weekend in November through till last Saturday before Christmas Eve

$149 per person

  • 4 Hour Cruise
  • Minimum 50 guests
  • Includes Rushcutters Bay Buffet or Clifton Gardens Cocktail Menu
  • Includes Diamond Beverage Package
  • Use of Bluetooth onboard sound system
  • Includes wharf fees for city wharves only

 

BYO CHARTERS (BRING YOUR OWN FOOD &/OR BEVERAGES) for max 50ppl:

  • January-October Only*: $2,600 (3 Hours), $3,200 (4 Hours)
  • BYO Fee: $15 per person (for Food and/or Beverages)
  • Public Holidays & Special Dates: Price on request
  • *Price includes staff fees
  • Max 50 people
  • BYO disposable plates, cutlery, cups and ice
  • You may bring your own eskies but 2 large tubs are also provided onboard
  • All guests must meet at the departure wharf with their BYO Food & Beverages (no prior boarding is permitted)
  • Bucks Parties max 3 hours (subject to availability)
  • There is no use of the galley or fridges onboard

Any Other Fees

Wharf Fees:

  • King St Wharf: $75 per wharf booking
  • Convention Wharf: $90 per wharf booking
  • Manly Wharf: $375 per wharf booking

Pre Access: If prior access is required $250 additional for up to a maximum 1 hour before cruise subject to boat availability (max 3 ppl)

Security: Security is required for all birthday parties 24 years and younger. One security guard per 80 guests required @ $350 per guard

Cash/Tab Bar Staff Fee: $250 per bar staff per 50 guests

Entertainment Options

Payment Details

Deposit: $2,000

Balance: 10 days before event

Bond: $1,000

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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