Experience Sydney Harbour on Pontoon Glass Boat

80 ft
300 Guests

About This Boat

Experience the excellent service and first class catering of our Pontoon Glass Boat. It's a sensational boat for event of 60 to 300 guests on Sydney Harbour. Hire this Pontoon Glass Boat for your event! Our rates ranges from AUD $1,000 to AUD $1,250 per hour, minimum 4 hours charge.

The Pontoon boat is a glass ballroom providing stunning 360 degree views of Sydney Harbour for weddings, corporate cruises & private charters. 

The Pontoon can accommodate any form of entertainment from a DJ to full stage show. This boat has ample power for audio visual and live entertainment.

Surrounded by 3 metre high floor to ceiling glass walls, your view from The Pontoon boat is nothing short of spectacular.

The undercover top deck has its own bar, and the dining area downstairs boasts a large stage and dance floor.

The Pontoon Sydney is a functional and versatile venue for for wedding receptions and ceremonies, corporate cruises, Christmas parties and private charter cruises.

Casino nights, interactive activities, and themed entertainment are just a few choices to consider to enhance your harbour cruise.

Boat Specification:

• Boat Type: Glass Boat
• Length: 80ft
• Maximum Guests: 300
• Formal Dining: 156 Guest
• Seated: 210 Guests
• Cocktail: 300 Guests
• Cruising Area: Sydney Harbour


• Air Conditioning
• Dance floor
• Public Address System
• Sound System

Pricing: (Prices are in AUD currency)

January to October

• Minimum of 4 hour - $1,000 per hour
• Sunday – Thursday, Minimum 60 guests seated, 80 cocktail
• Friday -  Saturday, Minimum 80 guests seated, 100 cocktail

November to December

• Minimum of 4 hour - $1,250 per hour
• Sun – Thurs Minimum 60 guests seated, 80 cocktail
• Fri – Sat Minimum 100 guests seated, 150 cocktail

Services Available (Subject to additional charges)

• Water taxi service

For guests wishing to board or disembark during a cruise this service is available on request.

• Cruise times, shorter cruiser and transfers

Whilst our pricing reflects the standard 4 hour cruise, The Pontoon is also available for transfers and shorter cruise times. Please contact our office for a specific quote.

• Cruise route

The Pontoon usually cruises east to Watsons Bay / Vaucluse, returning through the central Harbour area, under the Bridge and west to Drymmoyne. We then return to your designated wharf.

• Entertainment

The Pontoon can accommodate any form of entertainment from a DJ to full stage show. This vessel has ample power for audio visual and live entertainment. Specs available. Casino nights, interactive activities, and themed entertainment are just a few choices to consider.

• Decorations and table settings

Tables can be decorated as simply or as extravagantly as you wish and we are happy to assist you in choosing themes, colours and decorations. Themed furniture and additional items such as casino tables and photo booths can be brought on board. We are happy to put out place cards, gifts and other items.


• Buffet Menu 

> 3 Course Menu (Level 1) - $79 pp
> 3 Course Menu (Level 2) - $91 pp
> 3 Course Menu (Level 3) - $106 pp
> Cocktail Menu (Level 1) - $76 pp
> Cocktail Menu (Level 2) - $86 pp
> Cocktail Menu (Level 3) - $94 pp

Additional Items 

> Platter of king prawns - $14.00 pp
> Platter of king prawns + oysters - $22.00 pp
> Platter of oysters - $14.50 pp
> Platters of salt & pepper calamari - $11.00 pp
> Antipasto platter - $16.50 pp

Beverages: (Minimum 4 hours for all beverage packages).

> Non-alcoholic Package  - $7.00 pp /hour: Soft Drinks, Orange Juice, Waters, Tea and Coffee
> Standard Package - $10.50 pp /hour: Beer, Wine, Sparkling, & Non-alcoholic beverages

Options (add costs below to the package)

> Level 1 Wine Upgrade - $3.50 pp /hour: Choose 1 white and 1 red from the upgraded package
> Level 2 Wine Upgrade - $4.50 pp /hour: Choose 1 white and 1 red from the upgraded package
> Spirits Addition - $10.00 pp /hour
> Beer Upgrade  - $4.00 pp /hour

Wharves fee: $180


A surcharge on the total fee will apply on public holidays. Rates for NYE, Christmas Day & Boxing Day POA 


  • Type: Pontoon
  • Capacity: 300 People
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 80 ft

Rental Requirements


• 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
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • Outboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head

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Member Since Jul 2013

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