1. Sydney Harbour's Party Venue
  2. Sydney Harbour's Party Venue
  3. Sydney Harbour's Party Venue

Sydney Harbour's Party Venue

Celebrating a special occasion? Sydney Harbour is the perfect party venue for every occasion providing stunning views for a night/ day out that your guests will never forget! Hire the M.V. Vagabond Princess, a perfect boat for any occasion for 180 guests for as low as $550 AUD per hour. Beautifully maintained and refurbished, the M.V. Vagabond Princess is perfect for small or large groups catering for up to 140 guests seated or 180 cocktail style! Boasting spacious indoor and outdoor decks for unrestricted panoramic views, entertainment and seated dining facilities across two levels, licensed bars, dance floors and a fantastic sound system, the M.V Princess is the perfect venue for every occasion! Seating Capacity For small and large groups • Length: 100 ft • Seated dining: 140 Cocktail • Sightseeing: 190 Amenities • Two spacious decks • Ample seated or standing dining space • Indoor and outdoor viewing decks • New carpeted upper and lower dining areas • Fully licensed bar • Parquet dance floor with storm bird lighting • Natural Tasmanian oak interior and warm surroundings • Every table by a window • PA system with cordless microphone and CD Stacker • Male / Female Rest rooms Price: • $550 AUD per hour, minimum 2 hours Security Deposit: • $3,000 AUD Extra Fees: • Additional drinks for the consumption of drinks • Wharf Fees: $50 AUD per slot Boat Hire Packages: Our vessels can be hired for non catered events too! This is the perfect way to tailor the event to your exact requirements and take full control of your event from food down to table settings! Boat Hire packages are also a good way to stay cost efficient and is a very popular choice for community events and non profit organisations where catering can be BYO. Bareboat Cruise Inclusions: • 4 hours private charter on Sydney Harbour • Cash bar for alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages • Spacious parquet dance floors and storm bird lighting • Boat sound system • Cordless Microphone • Friendly captain and crew • All bar and wait staff • A host to ensure everyone has a great time on board • Captain’s commentary (optional) • Tables & chairs • Spacious indoor and outdoor decks for 360 degree views • A professional Event Coordinator to assist you with planning your charter If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
60 guests
Luxury, Events & Large groups
Passenger Boat


With over 3 decades experience, Vagabond Cruises is one of Sydney Harbour's longest established cruise attractions companies offering a wide range of all-inclusive packages, including scheduled, themed live entertainment lunch dinner cruises as well as private corporate charters for any formal or social occasion including weddings, birthdays, hensbucks nights, school formals, Harbour transfers and much more!

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Bar
  • Bluetooth
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Toilet
  • CD Player
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Terms & Conditions The following terms apply to our exclusive and shared cruises. Please select a tab for more info. Terms and Conditions Pricing: All of our prices are in Australian Dollar (AUD) and include GST as of 1st July 2016. NSW wharf fees: A NSW Government duty tax will be paid by the hirer for each and every pick up and drop off at $50.00 per wharf slot . This fee applies to most wharves in the city and is subject to change without prior notice. Child fees: Children under the age of 5 years are free of charge. Children between the ages of 5-14 years of age are charged at half price. If a package is based on a minimum of XYZ guests then the minimum number must be met before children are permitted at ½ price. Extra people and contractors charges: In case you want your Photographer, MC, Band members or any other additional persons (apart from your guests) to remain on board during your function, they will be charged at half price. A meal will be provided for them also. The number of additional patrons must be in proportion to your party size and a maximum of 5 will be permitted at 1/2 price at any time. Additional will be charged at the full rate. Additional vessel hire fees: Additional vessel hire (over & beyond what you have booked) is charged at $550 per hour (Princess and Star) and $800 per hour (Spirit) plus the consumption of drinks. Deposit & Final Payment MV Vagabond Princess A written Letter of Confirmation will be forwarded to you upon confirmation of your booking. A deposit of $1000 (Jan – Oct) or a non refundable & non transferable deposit of $3000 (Nov-Dec) or 10% whichever is the greater is required to secure your booking. Final payment is not refundable and not transferable within 30 days of the cruise date or at all during Nov - Dec. Cancellation The deposit is only partially refundable on cancellations received in writing 30 days or more prior to your cruise date. Should you book within a 30 day period your deposit will not be refundable. A $150 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations received in writing 30 days or more unless we are able to secure another event for the same date, time and vessel. Cancellations received within 30 days are 100% non refundable unless we are able to secure another event for the same date, time and vessel. Please note deposits are non refundable during the period of Nov– Dec even with 30 days prior notice. Damages All breakages & damages must be paid for. You will be advised of any damages prior to disembarking and asked to sign for them! Set up: A maximum of 5 guests are permitted to board the vessel up to 2 hours prior to your charter and remain on board to set up if you would like to add to the standard décor that we provide. No confetti is permitted or are items that require hanging from the ceiling. Banners, balloons & streamers are fine. If you would like ALL furniture removed from the vessel then an additional fee of $225 shall incur to cover the time it takes and storage. Delays Due to the increase of traffic during the months of November-December and Special events delays may be experienced during pick up & drop off times. Public Holiday Surcharge A 20% surcharge applies for Public Holidays. You will be advised of the amount in your quotation. Security Guards We provide security for all School Formal, Uni Party Cruise and Bucks Party Cruises as part of our standard packages at no extra cost. If you are booking outside of these packages and we consider the cruise to be of mid to high risk, such as 18 birthdays or cruises where adult (25 +) supervision is limited, then we reserve the right to ask you to employ security. The rate to cover your own security is $275 per guard. Bond A $1000 bond applies to School Formal, Uni Cruises, Bare Boat Hire and any bookings that we may consider to be high risk EG bucks parties, and hostel affiliated parties and so on. In the event of damages you will be informed prior to disembarking the vessel and will be asked to sign in acknowledgement. Injuries To the extent permitted by law, the Company, its related entities, employees and agents shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential) as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with the cruise. The Passenger releases the Company for any claim whatsoever and howsoever incurred including but not limited to a claim for death bodily injury damage or loss of property during embarkation and/or disembarkation to or from the vessel and/or at all times whilst on board the vessel itself, unless caused by willfull misconduct or reckless disregard of the Company. Whilst Vagabond Cruises ensures a safe environment for all patrons travelling on board our vessels, we accept no liability for any injury or claim caused by the passengers own negligence including, but not limited to, tripping, falling or any other accident that could be avoided by taking due care and caution of one’s surroundings. Equally, should any patrons choose to disregard on board safety rules and regulations or advice from our crew on board, then Vagabond Cruises shall be free from liability for any claim or injury incurred as a result. Due to the sometimes unpredictable movements of the vessel(s), sensible/ flat footwear is highly recommended whilst on board. The above terms are subject to change without prior notice.

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