Family & Social Events

Quality time with family and friends is always a good time. Enjoy a day out on Sydney Harbour relaxing and laughing with your nearest and dearest on board a private floating venue on Sydney Harbour. Create memorable experiences with family and friends that will be talked about well after the day has past and leave you wanting more water fun. Day and night private catamaran cruises are available, with vessels available to accommodate for various group sizes and different budgets, to ensure your cruise is customised to create the perfect experience for you.

Select your preferred vessel and enjoy plenty of photo opportunities, amongst the stunning views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the beautiful Sydney Harbour. Each vessel contains a mix of indoor and outdoor areas providing a functional space to entertain, socialise and relax on the water.

With the option to BYO food and drinks or to select a catering and beverage package, we can customise your private charter to suit your needs. You can also opt to add on an extra charter activity to truly make your cruising experience unique and extra fun.

A private intimate harbour cruise on Sydney Harbour is the perfect location to spend quality time with your family and friends!

Generally private charters run for a period of 3-4 hours, however customised charter periods may be accommodated to upon individual requests. Private charters are available 365 days of the year, including public holidays.



  • A private catamaran cruising experience for small to medium group celebrations
  • Indoor and outdoor entertaining areas on all vessels
  • Customised event and cruise planning
  • Convenient wharf locations across the harbour for boarding and disembarking the vessel*
  • Play your own tunes on board
  • Option to BYO food and drinks* or select from our catering and beverage options
  • *Surcharges and some limitations apply

What’s Included?

  • 3-4 hours private vessel hire on a vessel of your choice
  • An experienced skipper and applicable crew
  • Wharf and travel fees for one pick-up and drop-off point - customised according to your convenience
  • Use of the onboard gas BBQ
  • Cooling facilities for beverages (eskies or fridges pending your vessel selection)
  • Sound system with internal and external speakers
  • Fuel costs
  • Onboard toilet
  • Swim ladder

Cruise Details

  • Private cruises are available 365 days of the year, including public holidays. Cruise start times are flexible*
  • *Plan to arrive at the wharf 15-20 minutes prior to departure time. Cruise duration includes boarding and disembarking


  • Pricing varies depending on vessel choice and capacity
  • A Wharf & Travel surcharge and BYO surcharge is applicable to all charter bookings
  • An additional Staffing charge may be applicable for comfort and safety while on board, pending the type of celebration and guest numbers
  • *All pricing is in AUD and GST inclusive

Extra Charter Activities

  • Customise your private charter and add on a fun charter activity. Options include water equipment hire, a DJ and other on board games and entertainment. Select from our extra charter activities


  • For bookings or enquiries contact a Sea Sydney Harbour team member on +61 452 188 739 or email
  • By booking a private charter or purchasing tickets for a harbour cruise, you are entering into an agreement to honour the Sea Sydney Harbour terms and conditions of business. You acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions in full


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Hen’s Parties, Buck’s Parties and Christmas Parties. We offer special, all inclusive packages for these memorable occasions.

For the utmost convenience, select a food and beverage package and enjoy the ease of an all-inclusive package.

Customise your cruising experience and opt to add on a fun charter activity to enjoy while on the water.