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Mandalay offers a one of a kind, Wood-Fired boat experience in Sydney. This 30 metre vessel is a classic, recently refurbished ferry boat that brings a warm, casual twist to her classic ferry character.

This beautiful timber lady was build in 1970 by Millkraft to be the original Magnetic Island Ferry. She offers a spacious open top deck along with a large accessible bow area to enjoy the breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

Large parties and events are perfect for Mandalay. Bring your loved ones, coworkers, or business associates for a truly unique Sydney Harbour experience. We are pleased to welcome you onboard Mandalay, which can accommodate up to 193 guests.


Capacity – 193 passengers

Special Features
Wood Fired Oven & Award Winning Chef
Menu Packages or BYO
Fully Equipped Licensed Bar
Beer on Tap
Multiple Fridges
Gas BBQ for BYO
Sound System & Karaoke
Bluetooth Connectivity
Large Open Top Deck
Large Saloon Space
Plenty of Seating
Large Comfortable Lounge
Lilypad Option Available
Pre Charter Set Up Access


Mondays to Thursday $500 per hour
Friday to Sunday $950 per hour

Monday to Sunday $990 per hour

Monday to Sunday $1,100 per hour

Monday to Thursday $750 per hour
Friday to Sunday $950 per hour

February to September 
Monday to Thursday $500 per hour
Friday to Sunday $750 per hour

Saturdays & Public Holidays – 4 Hour Minimum

Water Transfers
1-2 Hours $2,000 + Staff + Wharf Fees

Public Holidays – 20% Surcharge Applies

Staffing Required
Ratio: 1:20
4 Hours per Staff $300
$75 per staff per additional hour

1 Required for Bucks, 18-21st Birthday Parties – Max 80 Guests
4 Hours per Staff $300
$75 per staff per additional hour

Other Fees
CBD Wharf Fees $150 per charter (Outer harbour additonal fees apply) Manly & Balmoral $250
BYO Fee $15 per person
Prior Access Fee $150
Post Charter Alcohol Pick Up Fee $150
Lilypad Hire $100
Security Bond $2,000

Note: Children – When booking you must have an accurate number of children under 35Kgs. This allows us to organise appropriate safety equipment within 72 hours of charter.

All packages are cooked in our wood fired oven onboard. Please notify us with all allergies and dietary requirements. No dietary changes can be made within 72 hours of the charter.

Pizza Packages

Pizza Packages
Min 10 Guests
$40 per person (up to 10 Guests)
$30 per person (over 30 Guests)
Select 5 Options from our Gourmet Menu Plus Dessert Piza Board


Red Based Pizza (tomato sauce)
(Vegan cheese available)
(Gluten Free available)
San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella cheese, fresh basil
Olive oil, fresh oregano, sliced garlic
Hot salami, Fior Di late mozzarella, woodfired capsicum, chili flakes
Fior Di late mozzarella, peppery rocket, prosciutto ham, aged grana padano parmesan
Fior Di late mozzarella, smoked ham, spicy salami, pancetta, homemade italian sausage
Fior Di late mozzarella, mixed mushrooms, kalamata olives, woodfired capsicum, woodfired eggplant
Fior Di late mozzarella, pineapple, smoked ham
Fio Di late mozzarella, hot salami, fresh onions, kalamata olives, woodfired capsicum, chili flakes
Fior Di late mozzarella, calamari, mussels, white anchovies, fish, garlic prawns, roasted garlic, chili flakes, fresh oregano, fresh lemon juice
Fior Di late mozzarella, BBQ chicken, woodfired capsicum, spinach, red onion
Fior Di late mozzarella, garlic & white wine marinated king prawns, red onion, woodfired capsicum, fresh lemon juice

*Custom Options Available Upon Request (Max 4 Toppings)

White Based Pizza (no tomato sauce)
(Vegan cheese available)
(Gluten Free available)

Olive oil and garlic base, fresh oregano, Fior Di late mozzarella, cracked black pepper (optional : Fresh Bruschetta)
Creamy base, Fior Di late mozzarella, gorgonzola, aged grana padano parmesan, provolone
Truffle oil base, Fior Di late mozzarella, mixed mushrooms (porcini mushroom, button mushrooms, swiss brown mushrooms), Sliced black truffle, topped with pecorino romano cheese (sheep)
Fresh garlic & olive oil base, Fior Di late mozzarella, woodfired sliced potato, homemade italian sausage
White wine & garlic sauce base, Fior Di late mozzarella, white anchovies, king prawns, calamari, mussels, fish, fresh oregano, fresh lemon juice

*Custom Options Available Upon Request (Max 4 Toppings)

Food Packages

Antipasto Package $75 per person
Minimum 10 Guests
Antipasto Spread
Wood Fired Pizzas (Select 3 Options)
Dessert Pizza Board

Premium Wood Fired Package $190 per person
Minimum 10 Guests
4 Selections from the Below + Dessert Pizza Board
• Angus Beef Selection Cut Platter
• Morton Bay Bugs
• Lobster
• Prawn Platter
• Oysters Fitzpatrick
• Salmon
• Roast Veggies
• Greek Salad
• Coleslaw
• Italian Rocket Salad with Parmesan

Beverage Options

BYO Drinks $15 per person

Cash Bar Option Available

Silver Beverage Package $5 per person per hour
Soft drinks & Juice (No Spirit Add Ons)
Kids under 6 Free
Kids 7 to 17 $5 per person per hour

Gold Beverage Package $15 per person per hour
Sparkling Wine – Frankie Sparkling
Rose – Ate
White Wine – Sauvignon Blanc – Scorpius
Red Wine – Shiraz – Mojo
Beer Bottles – Peroni & Corona
Soft drinks, Juice, Water
Coffee & Tea

Platinum Beverage Package $25 per person per hour
Champagne – Mumm Cordon Rouge
Rose – Minuty M Provence
White Wine – Pinot Grigio – Maso di Mezzacor
Red Wine – Pinot Noir – Cloud Street
Beer Bottles – Peroni & Corona
Soft drinks, Juice, Water
Coffee & Tea

Upgrades Available:
Beer on Tap – Stone Wood – $5 per person per hour
House Spirits $10 per person per hour (Vodka – Tovarich Russian, Gin – Feather & Hound, Whisky – Johnnie Walker Red, Tequila – El Jimador)
Premium Spirits $15 per person per hour (Vodka – Belvedere, Gin – Hendricks, Whisky – Glenfiddich 12 Yr, Bourbon – Makers Mark, Rum – Kraken)
Cocktails $115 per person per hour (Includes house spirits) – Selection of 5 Specialty Cocktails off our menu

Cocktails Package Menu (Select 5)
• Whisky Sour
• Old Fashioned
• Margarita
• Mojito
• Martini Espresso
• Martini
• Pina Colada
• Aperol Spritz
• Moscow Mule
• White Russian
• Paloma
• Sex on the Beach

Cash Bar Menu

House Spirits $9
** Price includes mixers

Premium Spirits $15
Vodka – Belvédère
Gin – Hendricks
Whisky – Glenfiddich
Bourbon – Makers Mark
Rum – Kracken
Tequila – Patron Silver
** Price includes mixers

Champagne $15/glass $75/bottle
Mumm Cordon Rouge

Sparkling $12/glass $25/bottle
Frankie sparkling

White Wine
Sauvignon blanc – scorpius $10/glass $30/bottle
Pino grigio – Maso di Mezzacorona $12/glass $35/bottle
Chardonnay – Comte Aste $13/glass $40/bottle

Ate – $10/glass $30/bottle
MinutyM Provence – $13/glass $40/ bottle

Red wine
Shiraz – Mojo $12/glass $35/bottle
Shiraz – Henschke 5 Shillings $14/glass $45/bottle
Pino noir – Cloud street $13/glass $40/bottle

Beer Bottles $10

Beer on Tap $14
Stone wood

Cocktails $23
PiÑa Colada

Non alcoholic
Soft drinks $4
juice $4
bottle water $4
coffee $5
tea $5

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

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