Charter 46ft "Highlander" Trawler in Balmain, New South Wales

46 ft
18 Guests

About This Sleep Aboard Boat

Hire our 46ft "Highlander" classic sports yacht one of Sydney Harbour’s most well maintained sports cruisers. Our rates start from AUD $750 per hour.

Highlander has a large aft deck with a large swim platform, comfortable interior saloon, and a spacious enclosed flybridge upstairs.

Below Highlander's decks are two comfortable cabins for overnight stays, and a well equipped galley.

The friendly and knowledgeable crew will welcome you aboard and show you around Sydney for a memorable day or evening cruise on the harbour.

Highlander is very practical, versatile boat for private parties, company entertaining and special event cruises on Sydney Harbour including New Years Eve cruises and Boxing day charters.

Highlander is also available for short duration boat hire, transfers and photographic shoots, offshore charters and deep sea and harbour fishing trips.

Boat Specifications:

• Boat Type: Cruiser
• Length: 46'
• Maximum Guests: 18
• Formal Dining: 8 Guests
• Seated Buffet: 12 Guests
• Cocktail: 16 Guests
• Cruising Area: Sydney Harbour


• A/V System
• iPod Compatible Sound System
• Overnight boat hire
• Sound System
• Swim Platform
• Television
• Fishing Equipment

Hiring Rates: (Prices are in AUD currency)

February - October

• 1 hour: $750.00
• 2 hours: $900.00
• 3 hours: $1,350.00
• 4 hours: $1,800.00

November – January

• 1 hour: $850.00
• 2 hours: $1,000.00
• 3 hours: $1,500.00
• 4 hours: $2,000.00


• Option 1: 6:00pm – 11:00 am the next day. $2,500.00 for 2 guests including dinner, breakfast, crew and Australian Beer and Wines.

• Option 2: 6:00pm – 4:00pm the next day $3,500.00 for 2 guests including dinner, breakfast, lunch, crew and Australian Beer and Wines.


Highlander Menus

• Please contact us to discuss the wide range of catering options available.

Highlander Beverages

• Please contact us for the beverage options available.


• 15% surcharge on the total fee will apply on public holidays. Rates for New Years Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day POA.

Wharves fee:

• $60.00


  • Type: Trawler
  • Capacity: 18 People
  • Year: 1998
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Length: 46 ft

Rental Requirements

Please note:

• To prevent damage to the timber decks, sharp stilettos heels are not permitted on board. Please wear soft soled, non marking deck shoes, or feel free to go barefoot. Please advise your guests in order to avoid embarrassment on the day.


 • Less than 28 days prior: Loss of deposit + a cancellation fee applies - consideration will be given to food, staff and boat costs incurred due to cancellation

Consumption bar & extras

Extra charges including time extensions and additional beverages will only be supplied if the total bill is paid, or signed and authorised in the case of account customers, at the conclusion of the cruise.

Responsible service of alcohol

As the licensee, the Operator is bound by the NSW Liquor Act and must abide by the guidelines for the responsible serving of alcoholic drinks as stated in posters displayed at the bar and in the vessels’ house policies, with particular regard to the refusal of service of alcohol to either intoxicated persons or guests under the age of 18, and may refuse service to any individual at the Operators’ absolute discretion.

• Please note that it is not permitted for individuals to carry liquor from the vessel on disembarkation.
• Indecent behaviour on a licensed vessel is strictly prohibited under the NSW Liquor Act.

Inclement Weather

All cruises will proceed regardless of weather conditions. The charter course is determined by the Master on the day with regard to wind and wave conditions.

Charter Course

The course to be undertaken during the Charter may be agreed in advance with the Operator or with the Master on the occasion of the Charter; however the Charterer acknowledges that the Master has the sole discretion at all times to take whatever action is necessary to protect and maintain the safety, welfare and good order of the vessel, its passengers and crew.

Guests are given a 15 minute window in which to disembark after a cruise – time in excess of this is charged at a pro-rata hourly rate.

Responsibility of the Hirer 

The Charterer is at all times responsible for the conduct of the Charterer’s group.

Damage to the Vessel

The Charterer shall indemnify the Operator in respect of any loss or damage to the vessel or its equipment or fittings howsoever caused by members of the Charterer’s group, fair wear and tear excepted.


The Charterer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Operator, its agents and employees, from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, costs expenses, fees, damages, fines and liabilities (including reasonable legal fees) caused by any negligent act or omission by the Charterer or members of the Charterer’s group.

The Operator is not liable for any death, loss, damage or injury to any person or property which occurs and is attributable to or associated with:

(i) Failure to follow any reasonable direction given by the master or crew;
(ii) Failure to comply with any of these terms or conditions;
(iii) Failure to comply with any warning sign;
(iv) Unreasonable or unsafe behaviour;
(v) Wilful misuse of the equipment or facilities of the vessel;
(vi) Intoxication or the use of prohibited drugs.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Fishing gear
  • Autopilot
  • Bluetooth
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Chart Plotter
  • Climate Control
  • Dinghy
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Inverter
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head

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Member Since Jul 2013

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