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AQA is one of Sydney’s finest luxury vessels designed for your comfort and convenience in mind. From her graceful exterior lines to her magnificently appointed interior she is known for her class, superior service and stunning design.

The back deck includes a 10 seat dining table giving that feeling of an open air five star restaurant. Her saloon can be used for formal dining up to 40 guests or left unchanged to remain as a luxurious lounge area. The top deck boasts panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and can be designed to create a formal alfresco dining experience for those who enjoy decadence at its best.

Accommodation for six is provided on the lower level with a luxuriously appointed Master and two VIP bedrooms each with private marble ensuites and flat screen TV’s.

AQA

Cocktail Dining – 64 passengers
Casual Buffet  – 45 passengers
Table Dining – 40 passengers
Overnight – 6 passengers
COVID safe – 50 passengers

Special Features
Main and Sky lounge
Stunning large top deck
Internal and external areas
Bow lounge and sun bed
3 full bathrooms and a powder room
Bose lifestyle audio system
Auxiliary access throughout
2 x 42-inch flat screen TV’s
24 inch TVs in bedrooms
Xbox gaming unit with games
Jacuzzi
Multi-zone air Conditioning
Dance floor availability
Wi-Fi
Large tender
Draft beer facility
Commercial style galley

STANDARD CHARTER RATES


Vessel Hire 2021

February – October
4 hour charter $7,200
Additional Hours $1,800 per hour

November – January
4 hour charter $8,800
Additional Hours $2,200 per hour

Overnight Charter – $POA

Wait staff
$300 per wait staff for a 4 hour charter – $75 per additional hour
1-10 guests – 1 wait staff
11-20 guests – 2 wait staff
21-30 guests – 3 wait staff
31-40 guests – 4 wait staff
41-50 guests – 5 wait staff
51-64 guests – 6 wait staff

Wharf fees: $50 per visit

Footwear: No heels are permitted on-board.

Public holiday & Special Harbour Events surcharges apply – 20%

NEW YEARS EVE


New Years Eve 2021

Up to 8 passengers: $55,000
Additional guest: $POA

7-hour vessel hire
Silver Canape Menu
Sapphire Beverage Package
Personal Chef
Staff and crew to tend to your every whim

Note: Flat non-marking shoes are only permitted on this vessel

Silver Canape Menu

COLD
Miniature short-crust tart with gold heirloom cherry tomato, whipped ricotta,pecorino, black olive,
basil reduction on a spoon (v)(gf)
Black Angus beef tataki, king brown mushroom, miso mayonnaise, crisp shallots (gf) King Salmon
tartare, horseradish, capers, sweet potato crisp, horseradish aioli
WARM
Scallops, daikon, cucumber, green chili salad,nam jim dressing (gf) Soy glazed duck breast with
spiced orange glaze, sour cherry sourdough crisps Grilled eggplant, spiced pumpkin, black bean,
spiced avocado, cherry tomato quesadilla
SUBSTAN T I A L
Crispy fried Korean chicken, kimchi slaw, red-eye mayo on a milk bun
DESSERT
Salted caramel and chocolate brownie crumble tart

Sapphire Beverage Package

Chandon Brut NV
Yarra Valley
Philip Shaw Pinot Gris
Orange
Isabel Estate Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough
Colette Côtes de Provence Rosé
Provence
Mr Riggs Shiraz
McLaren Vale
Corona Extra
Mexico
Includes still and sparkling water, soft drinks, orange juice, tea and espresso coffee

Public holiday & Special Harbour Events surcharges apply – 20% 

Buffet Menus


SILVER BUFFET – $115 per person
Min 12 guests
Chef Charge $420

CANAPES
3 chefs section canapés

COLD
Orecchiette salad, broccolini, Meredith goats cheese feta, peas, dry chili, lemon
Pepper-seared Yellowfin tuna Tataki, pickled daikon, wild mushroom, aged soy

WARM
Grilled miso Tasmanian salmon, soba noodles, baby greens lime chili dressing
Free-range de-boned chicken, peanut sambal, sticky greens, toasted coconut,lime (gf)

COMPLIMENTARY PLATTERS
Green micro salad with shaved radish, red onion, and cold-pressed dressing
Freshly baked bread rolls and Pepe Saya butter
Steamed baby potatoes with parsley butter and lemon

DESSERT
Handmade Pavlova nests mango passionfruit curd Mango sorbet (gf)

GOLD BUFFET – $135 per person
Min 12 passengers
Chef Charge $420

CANAPES
3 chefs section canapés

COLD
Pepper-seared Black Angus carpaccio with grilled new season asparagus truffle mayonnaise,
watercress and lemon (gf)
Poached Yamba prawns, chilled and served with shaved fennel, watercress, and ruby grapefruit
salad
Cured and aged salumi,olives , pickled red onion, grilled eggplant ,cold-pressed organic olive oil
dressing (gf)

WARM
Roasted (med-rare) pepper-crusted Black Angus sirloin with local mushrooms and chimichurri (gf)
Crispy-skinned W.A Cone Bay barramundi, roasted red pepper, black olive, harrisa, shaved zucchini
(gf)
8 hour slow-cooked S.A sumac spiced lamb shoulder with pomegranate molasses, kale, bbq
zucchini, and warm Israeli couscous

COMPLIMENTARY PLATTERS
Green micro salad with shaved radish, red onion, and cold-pressed dressing
Freshly baked bread rolls and Pepe Saya butter
Steamed baby potatoes with parsley butter and lemon

DESSERT
Valrhona Dark chocolate pave candy peanuts shortbread crumble vanilla ice cream
Local and Imported cheese served with spiced apple chutney, marinated figs, and flatbread

SEAFOOD BUFFET – $135 per person
Min 12 passengers
Chef $420

CANAPES
Miniature short-crust tart with hummus and spiced butternut pumpkin (v)
Seared Hervey Bay scallops with chorizo and sourdough crumb (on spoon) (can be gf)

COLD
Seafood platter with a selection of oysters, tiger prawns, Balmain bugs, chilled mussels, Caper
mayonnaise, citrus aioli (Lobster on request, price depends on market value)

COLD PLATTERS
Pepper-seared Yellowfin tuna Tataki, pickled daikon, wild mushroom, aged soy
QLD spanner crab (de-shelled) Heirloom tomato medley, avocado, radish, cucumber, light chili

WARM PLATTERS
Roasted (med-rare) pepper-crusted Black Angus sirloin with local mushrooms and chimichurri (gf)
Large king prawns with chermoula, chickpea,harissa spiced yogurt (gf)
Salt and pepper squid , new season potato salad, chorizo,dry chili

BUFFET
Steamed new potatoes
Wild rocket, shaved pear, pecorino, aged balsamic dressing
Sauté Broccolini, oyster sauce, smoked chilli, crispy onion
Handmade bread rolls, cultured butter

DESSERT
Handmade Pavlova nests mango passionfruit curd Raspberry sorbet (gf)
Local and Imported cheese served with spiced apple chutney, marinated figs, and flatbread

Canape Menus


Silver Canape Menu – $70pp
Chef charge $420 applies
Minimum 10 passengers

COLD
Miniature short-crust tart with gold heirloom cherry tomato, whipped ricotta, pecorino, black olive, basil reduction on a spoon (v)(gf)
Black Angus beef tataki, king brown mushroom, miso mayonnaise, crisp shallots (gf)
King Salmon tartare, horseradish, capers, sweet potato crisp, horseradish aioli

WARM
Scallops, daikon, cucumber, green chili salad,nam jim dressing (gf)
Soy glazed duck breast with spiced orange glaze, sour cherry sourdough crisps
Grilled eggplant, spiced pumpkin, black bean, spiced avocado, cherry tomato quesadilla

SUBSTANTIAL
Crispy fried Korean chicken, kimchi slaw, red-eye mayo on a milk bun

DESSERT
Salted caramel and chocolate brownie crumble tart

GOLD CANAPE – $90 per person
Min 10 guests
Chef Charge $420

COLD
Freshly shucked Sydney rock oyster with cucumber and apple cider dressing (gf)
Cold peeled King Prawns with citrus mayo (gf)
Caramelized soy free-range chicken,ginger,sesame,baby greens,shredded nori,fried eshallots (gf)
QLD spanner crab, caviar, edamame beans, cream fraiche hand made tart

WARM
Wild mushroom,pea,pecerino,anancini balls with panko crust,truffle aioli (v)
Popcorn tiger prawns, cucumber lime coconut salad, sriracha mayonnaise, on a spoon (gf)
Peppered lamb lion,capernata,feta,toasted pine nuts (gf)
Grass-fed beef mini pie with home-made short-crust pastry and spiced mushy peas

SUBSTANTIAL
Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder, chermoula, chickpea, cucumber Rita (bowl)
8-hour slow-roasted Berkshire pork belly, hoisin, Asian slaw roll

DESSERT CANAPES
Miniature hand-made short-crust tart filled with lemon curd and strawberries

DIAMOND CANAPE – $120 per person
Min 18 guests
Chef Charge $420

COLD
Freshly shucked Sydney rock oyster with cucumber and apple cider dressing (gf)
Cold peeled King Prawns with citrus mayo (gf)
Caramelized soy free-range chicken,ginger,sesame,baby greens,shredded nori,fried eshallots (gf)
QLD spanner crab, caviar,edamame beans,cream fraiche hand made tart
King Salmon tartare,horseradish, capers,sweet potato crisp, horseradish aioli

WARM
Wild mushroom,pea,pecerino,anancini balls with panko crust,truffle aioli (v)
Popcorn tiger prawns, cucumber lime coconut salad, sriracha mayonnaise, on a spoon (gf)
Peppered lamb lion,capernata,feta,toasted pine nuts (gf)
Grass-fed beef mini pie with home-made short-crust pastry and spiced mushy peas
Grilled eggplant, spiced pumpkin, black bean, spiced avocado, cherry tomato

SUBSTANTIAL
Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder,chermoula, chickpea,cucumber Rita (bowl)
8-hour slow-roasted Berkshire pork belly, hoisin, Asian slaw roll

FOOD STATION
One food station (either glazed ham OR charcuterie and cheese)

DESSERT CANAPES
Miniature hand-made short-crust tart filled with lemon curd and strawberries

Food Station Options


Minimum 20 guests
Chef charge $420

Sashimi Station – $20 per person
Kingfish, tuna, and fresh seasonal seafood served raw and carved to order
Sushi and Sashimi Station – $25 per person
Hand made sushi and fresh seasonal seafood served raw and carved

Dumpling Bar – $20 per person
Selection of steamed seafood, meat, and vegetarian dumplings served with a variety of dipping
sauces

Oyster Tasting Station – $25 per person
Showcasing freshly shucked regional oysters from around Australia – Sydney rock, Pacific’s and flats

Glazed Ham Station – $20 per person
Served warm and carved to order served with mustards, pickles, and soft rolls

Charcuterie & Cheese – $20 per person
Selection of cured and smoked meats, cheeses, pickles, and house-made chutneys

Just Cheese – $ 15 per person
A wide selection of both local and imported cheeses with various bread and classic
accompaniments

Childrens Menu


$40 per child
Minimum 10 guests

Free range chicken schnitzel bites and mayo
Mozzarella and Basil pizza fingers
Penne Bolognese
Strawberries and ice cream

Drop-Off Menu


Minimum order $1250
No chef charge

BAGUETTES
12 x Double smoked ham, seeded mustard, aged cheddar sandwich
Serves 8 guests – $215
12 x Black Angus roast beef, truss tomato, mixed leaves, Dijon mustard, aged cheddar sandwich
Serves 8 guests – $215
12 x Free range chicken, celery heart, cucumber, for Paprika mayonnaise, mini roll
Serves 8 guests – $215
12 x Hot salami, Swiss cheese, truss tomato, aioli, mini roll Falafel, spiced pumpkin, baby spinach
wrap
Serves 8 guests – $215
12 x Roast turkey, wild rocket, brie cheese, cranberry wrap
Serves 8 guests – $215

WARM GRA Z I N G P L ATTERS
8 hour slow cooked lamb shoulder, pomegranate molasses, kale, pearl couscous
Serves 8 guests – $210
Pan seared king salmon, baby spinach, spiced chickpeas, lemon cucumber yoghurt
Serves 8 guests – $195
Roasted Black Angus sirloin, local mushrooms, salsa verde
Serves 8 guests – $210
Moroccan spice vegetables chermoula, cucumber raita
Serves 8 guests – $185
Thyme and garlic roasted new potatoes
Serves 8 guests – $120
Spiced roasted heirloom carrots, feta, crispy onion
Serves 8 guests – $115

Fine Dining


2 Courses: $120 per person 
3 Courses: $140 per person
Min 10 guests
Chef Charge $420

ENTREE
Pan-seared prawns, celeriac remoulade, red vein sorrel, and lemon dressing
Zucchini quinoa fritters, pea mint cream, Hunter Valley goat’s cheese, watercress
De-boned baby chicken prosciutto, fetta, chestnut mushroom, broad beans, broth
Seared scallops, Jerusalem artichoke, crisp pancetta, baby herbs
Cured kingfish, pickled baby beetroots, horseradish cream Fraiche, roe
Wagyu carpaccio, capers, truffle mayonnaise, wild rocket, pecorino, grissini
Grilled Rare yellowfin tuna, shaved fennel, orange, aioli
Confit WA octopus, baby octopus, red pepper, olive, chili aioli

MAIN
Baby snapper, mussels, confit fennel, zucchini flower, bisque
Peppered lamb loin,slow-cooked shoulder, globe artichoke, broad beans, peas, jus
De-boned corn-fed chicken, sweet corn, red pepper, baby leeks, pearl barley
Hapuku, squid, chorizo, nettle butter, lemon
Grass-fed beef tenderloin, oxtail cigar, King Brown mushroom, jus
Berkshire pork loin, prosciutto, crispy pave, Morcilla, apple, jus
Twice-cooked duck leg, duck breast, gnocchi, kale, fig, orange glaze

DESSERT
Dark chocolate pave, poached strawberry, cream fraiche, strawberry ice cream
Salt caramel, chocolate slice, banana fritters, peanuts, chocolate ice cream
Coconut pannacotta, mango, crumble, coconut sorbet
Vanilla cheesecake, mixed berries, orange cardamom ice cream
Local and imported cheeses, fig loaf, flatbread, apple cherry chutney

Beverage Packages


All packages include, still and sparkling water,
softs, orange juice, tea and espresso coffee

SAPPHIRE Package – $15 /person /hour
Chandon Brut NV – Yarra Valley
Philip Shaw Pinot Grigio – Orange
Isabel Estate Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough
Colette Côtes de Provence Rosé – Provence
Mr Riggs Shiraz – McLaren Vale
Corona Extra – Mexico

DIAMOND Package – $25 /person /hour 
Moet and Chandon Brut Imperial NV – Epernay
Philip Shaw Pinot Gris – Orange
Isabel Estate Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough
Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé – Provence
Josef Chromy Pepik Pinot Noir – Tasmania
Chapel Hill Shiraz – McLaren Vale
Corona Extra – Mexico
Nastro Azzurro Peroni – Italy

CAPTAINS Package – $30 /person /hour 

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV Magnum – Champagne
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough
Petaluma Riesling – Clare Valley
Château La Gordonne Magnum – Provence
Dalrymple Pinot Noir – Tasmania
Leeuwin Estate Art Series Shiraz – Margaret River
Corona Extra – Mexico
Nastro Azzurro Peroni – Italy

MAGNUM Package – $60 /person /hour 

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV Magnum – Champagne
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc Magnum – Marlborough
Petaluma Riesling Magnum – Clare Valley
Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé Magnum – Provence
Torbreck Shiraz – Barossa Valley
Corona Extra – Mexico
Nastro Azzurro Peroni – Italy

SOFT DRINKS Package – $8 /person /hour 

Coca Cola
Sprite Lemon Lime
Solo Lemon
Capi Dry Ginger
Capi Soda Water
Capi Tonic Water
S.Pellegrino Sparkling Water
Yaru Still Spring Water
Tamarama (East Coast) Fresh Orange

Spirits – Add spirits for $15 /person /hour
Belvedere Vodka – Poland
Glenmorangie 10YO Scotch – Scotland
Tanqueray Gin – Scotland
Bacardi White Rum – Cuba
Makers Mark Bourbon – United States
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum – United States

We have a range of team-building activities, entertainment and theming options to give your cruise that extra WOW and keep your guests talking long after the event:

DJ – Creating just the right atmosphere with the right music is what your professional cruise DJ does best. They are expert at helping with the formalities, organizing activities, even playing just the right songs for every moment, or you can even choose your own before the cruise. And remember, you can always bring your favourite songs on CD or IPod, that you want your DJ to play. Karaoke/ DJ options also available.

Jukebox Hire  – The perfect solution for functions where you don’t need a mobile DJ Choose from thousands of songs carefully compiled in to easy select categories or play your own. Enjoy brilliant digital fidelity and just like a nightclub, every Jukebox comes with special effect dancing lighting

Karaoke/ Jukebox– Grab the mike and get the guests involved with a wide range of popular backing tracks and the lyrics displayed full screen. Every Karaoke/Jukebox comes with two high quality mikes that can be used for speeches and Karaoke.

Live Music – The right style of music an make an event. We work with a number of highly experienced performing artists offering an extensive repertoire of music and styles: Jazz, Classical, Rock & Roll, Pop, Retro, Dance, Modern, Easy Listening, Latin, Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Soul.

Brazilian Dance Show – This exciting show is colourful, dynamic and highly energetic, with an international line-up of acclaimed dancers. The costumes are glamorous and in the best tradition of Brazilian carnival audience participation is welcomed, which ensures a memorable event for your guests. Features of the show include as selection of the following: Samba, Lambada, Capoeira, Afro-Brazilian, Salsa, Mambo, Batucada drums and Carnival parade.

Laser Clay Shooting  – This popular team-building and client networking activity is a variation on the traditional sport of Clay Pigeon Shooting using with laser equipment that can detect hits on specially modified reflective ‘floating’ clays. Teams enter a play off with the winner of each team entering a final elimination round. Trophies are awarded the best shooters. Duration 1-2 hours depending on group size.

Floating Casino – No luxury boat is complete without is own James Bond, Monte Carlo or Wild West style cruising casino, run with professional croupiers and chips and play money (even with your company logo if you want). Hold your own competition, you may even discover some card sharks in the organisation. Games available include Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, and more.

Close Up Magic – Roaming magic is mind-boggling magic entertainment just inches from your face and a great ice-breaker for any style of event.
A close up magician with cunning sleight of hand will and astonish even your most cynical guests and draw guests into conversation and have them talking about your event long after they disembark.

Murder Mystery – Dying for a great team-building activity, then a “Who dun it” Murder Mystery could provide the right clues solve your problem. This is a fun activity gets everyone involved.

We’ll take care of everything as we provide a detective to conduct the investigation, theme and prizes

Mastermind Trivia – A mastermind trivia cruise is a relaxing and fun team-building or networking activity. Run by an experienced host, the mastermind quiz runs for approximately two hours and includes some interactive games, audio round and other novelty questions such as Who am I?. The quiz can also be tailored with some questions relating workplace or business goals.

Clairvoyance – A professional clairvoyant adds magic to any party. After all, no-one can resist the opportunity to have their fortune told. On-board, your guests will be enthralled by a broad range of psychic readings from tarot to tea leaves, clairvoyance to crystal ball.

Caricaturist – Put your guests in the picture at your next event with a Caricaturist/Entertainer – great  the “ice breaker”, no matter what the occasion – be it Corporate or Social. Our caricaturist brings loads of energy and humour to any event, as well give your staff or guests something to remember; a souvenir of the occasion that they can take home and remember for a long time afterwards. Weddings, Anniversaries, 21st Birthdays, Christmas parties, etc.

Pamper Package – Complementing the relaxing cruise environment on-board your luxury yacht, staff and clients can really unwind with a short relaxing seated massage. This 15 minute relaxation massage focuses on areas such as back, neck, scalp & shoulder. Guest remain fully clothed – What better way to pamper staff and clients

CONTACT US to get a quote for your cruise with an entertainment or team-building package: 02 8315 2838

BAD WEATHER
This is an all weather vessel. The charter would only be cancelled in the event of very extreme weather conditions, such as a cyclone.

SEA SICKNESS
It is fairly uncommon for passengers to suffer from seasickness on a harbour cruise. Should the water become choppy due to windy conditions, the skipper will cruise the more sheltered areas of the harbour. However, if a passenger does become unwell for any reason, we can arrange for them to disembark at the nearest wharf or by water taxi.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
Our chef can accommodate most dietary requirements. However in extreme cases we recommend passengers arrange their own catering.

CRUISING WITH CHILDREN
Children of any age are permitted on-board with parental supervision.

CRUISING WHILST PREGNANT
There are no restrictions with regards to a Sydney harbour cruise whilst pregnant. Just ensure you notify the chef of any dietary requirements.

CHARTER CANCELLATIONS
Please refer to our full terms and conditions.

BYO CATERING
We do offer BYO catering on some vessels. Charges may apply. Please ask us to quote on suitable vessels for your event.

Prestige Harbour Cruises can provide quotes on a selection of boats that match your function requirements and budget.

Submit a quote request HERE or contact our cruise consultants on: 1300 311 200