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Galene is a traditionally styled and well maintained 18 metre cruise boat providing value for money Sydney Harbour cruises. With an expansive upstairs deck and spacious interior saloon, Galene is suitable for private functions, corporate Christmas parties, and harbour transfers.

Up to 60 guests can be seated in the saloon, or 80 accommodated for cocktail party finger food style events. Catering ranges from party canapes to lavish buffets, and BYO food is an option for some cruises by negotiation.

Whatever the occasion, Galene is an affordable boat to experience the beauty of magnificent Sydney Harbour.


Cocktail Dining – 80 passengers
Transfers – 100 passengers

Special Features
Length: 60ft
Expansive upper deck
Fully licensed bar
Boat sound system with AUX connectivity
4 Tables can be provided
2 Large Eskies + 2 Ice Tubs


April to October
4 hour charter: $2,300
Additional hours: $575 per hour

November – March
Sunday to Friday

4 hour charter: $2,900
Additional hours: $725 per hour
4 hour charter: $3,120
Additional hours: $780 per hour

2 hours $1800 CBD wharves
2 hours including Manly or Middle Head or Olympic Park $2400
*Transfers are designed as a quick cruise to pick people up and drop them off again and not as a condensed party cruise, as such BYO is not available, however we are happy to arrange drinks and catering if required.

BYO Charters
Surcharge $12 per person – includes use of the BBQ and eskies.
All crockery, cutlery, glassware, ice, tablecloth will need to be provided by the charterer

BYO Charters – Optional BYO pack can be purchased for $150
includes napkins, plates, cups, condiments, utensils, cutlery, ice and eskies.


Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply – $50 per visit

Crew Required
$260 per crew member for up to 4 hours
BYO Charters: 60+ pax: 1 staff member required

Staff Requirements
1-59 pax: Crew included in cost.
60-79 pax: 1 extra crew required @ $260
80-90 pax: 2 extra crew required @ $520

High Risk Events (18th, 21st, 30th Birthdays, Late start times or Bucks cruises) 

1-59 pax: 1 extra crew @ $260
60-79 pax: 2 extra crew @ $520
80-90 pax: 3 extra crew @ $780

There is a maximum of 50pax for Bucks Parties. Strictly NO ‘tradie’ or football groups.

DJ Equipment: DJ decks can be hired for $500 with a $500 security bond.
Water slide – $1000 (1 hour of use)
Lilypad – $50 per charter (subject to availability)

If the group is over 30pax and wishes to swim, an additional staff is required and must be charged at $260 for 4 hours.

Pre Loading: Any drinks & catering to be delivered to the vessel before the charter by the
clients incurs a $50- $100 handling fee for us to tender it out to the vessel. This also
includes pre-loading of decorations or guests as the tender is still required. Price varies
depending on the quantity of items being delivered.

All beverage deliveries are to be arranged for the day prior to the cruise or the Friday before
between 9am and 5pm, pre-loading is to be done 1.5 hours prior to the cruise for a daytime
booking or at a pre-arranged time for an evening booking. Any pre-loading is to be approved
before confirmation.

Post Charter:
Any beverages or items left behind need to be collected within 72 hours of the
charter. We will try to be accommodating as we can however, we do have very limited
storage space.

Preferred Wharves: Below are the preferred wharves for general areas in the harbour.
Other wharves can also be used but we ask that you select them on a per application basis.
– King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
– Casino Wharf, Pyrmont
– Campbell’s Cove, Circular Quay
– Town’s Place, Walsh Bay
– Pirrama Park (Holly’s Wharf), Pyrmont
– Rozelle Bay Public Pontoon, Rozelle
– Yeend St Wharf, Balmain
– Drummoyne Ferry Wharf, Drummoyne
– Huntley’s Point Ferry Wharf, Huntley’s Cove
– Woolwich Ferry Wharf, Woolwich
– Hunters Hill Ferry Wharf, Hunters Hill
– Lavender Bay Public Wharf, Lavender Bay
– Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf, Mosman
– Rose Bay Floating Pontoon, Rose Bay
– Clifton Gardens Wharf, Chowder Bay

Additional Fee:
– Cabarita Ferry Wharf, Cabarita (One hour extra charged)
– Kissing Point Ferry Wharf, Putney (One hour extra charged)
– Watsons Bay Ferry Wharf, Watsons Bay (30mins extra charged)
– Manly Wharf, Manly (One hour extra charged)


Public Holidays
20% Surcharge on Boat Hire

New Years Day and Christmas Day – not available

Australia Day, Boxing Day and Harbour Life
4-hour charter $3,600
Additional  hours: $900 per hour

Anzac Day, Queens Birthday & Labour Day
4-hour charter $2,800
Additional  hours: $700 per hour

Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Sunday
4-hour charter $2,900
Additional  hours: $725 per hour

Wharf fee – $50 per visit

BYO Charters
$12 per person surcharge
All crockery, cutlery, glassware, and ice will need to be provided by the charterer

Optional BYO pack @ $150
Includes plastic cups, plates, napkins, cutlery and rubbish removal

Staff Requirements
1-59 pax: Crew included in cost.
60-79 pax: 1 extra crew required @ $260
80-90 pax: 2 extra crew required @ $520

High Risk Events (18th, 21st, 30th Birthdays, Late start times or Bucks cruises) 

1-59 pax: 1 extra crew @ $260
60-79 pax: 2 extra crew @ $520
80-90 pax: 3 extra crew @ $780


There is a maximum of 50pax for Bucks Parties. Strictly NO ‘tradie’ or football groups.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 20% surcharge applies to all food and beverages

BBQ Menus

Sausage Sizzle – $13.50 per person
Fresh Sausages hot off the BBQ, bread Rolls, Onions, and Condiments

Sausage Sizzle with BBQ chicken and salads – $27.50 per person
Sausage Sizzle cooked fresh on board
Juicy BBQ Chickens
Fresh Salads
Bread Rolls

Sausage Sizzle with BBQ chicken, Prawns and Salads – $38.50 per person
Sausage Sizzle cooked fresh on board
Juicy BBQ Chickens
Fresh prawns from the fishmarkets on the day
Fresh Salads
Bread Rolls

Pizza Menu

Minimum 15 passengers apply

Pizza Package – $16.50pp
Selection of dominos pizza’s

Beverage Options (excluding BYO)


Standard Beverage Package $12.50 per person per hour
Local and imported beers, Australian wines, sparkling wine, soft drinks, juices and water

Premium Beverage Package $18 per person per hour
House spirits, local and imported beers, Australian wines, sparkling wine, soft drinks, juices and water

V.I.P. Beverage Package $24 per person per hour
Premium spirits, local and imported beers, premium Australian wines, premium sparkling wine, soft drinks, juices and water


Consumption Bar Staffing Fees
1-39 passengers 1 x staff required
40+ passengers 2 x staff required
Consumption bar staff are charged at $260 per staff for up to 4 hour charter

Standard RSA rules apply, no shots or doubles, and no spirits available for Bucks parties.
Substantial food MUST be consumed alongside the consumption of alcohol.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Please refer to our full terms and conditions.

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