Shadow combines cutting-edge Italian design, luxurious styling, sophisticated engineering and high performance to create a vessel desired by all those who look upon it.
Its world-class Italian design has created a sleek look, yet offers an elegant, socially-oriented environment, giving guests the opportunity to relax amongst their friends and family. The external areas were designed to provide maximum comfort as you absorb the sights and sounds of the beautiful Sydney Harbour.
The flybridge, by design, is almost invisible from the side whilst the huge aft sunbathing deck, via steps, spans the full width of the vessel. A jacuzzi on the bow and a back-lit onyx bar provide are the ideal facilities for events and celebrations.
Every detail has been considered to make your charter an experience you will never forget. You will see all Sydney has to offer, including the famous Opera House, the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Australian Prime Minister’s Kirribilli House and the beautiful natural surroundings on this all-inclusive charter.
There is no better way to experience Sydney than with Shadow Charters. Design your charter today.
Day Charter – 100 passengers
Live Aboard – 10 passengers
COVID SAFE- 50 passengers
World class Italian design
Huge aft sunbathing deck
Jacuzzi on the bow
Back-lit onyx bar
DAY CHARTER RATES
November to February
4-hour charter $12,000
Additional hours: $3,000 per hour
Includes: Vessel Hire, Fuel, Marine Crew, Wharf fees
March to October
4-hour charter $11,200
Additional hours: $2,800 per hour
Includes: Vessel Hire, Fuel, Marine Crew, Wharf fees
(Ratio of 1:7 Required)
Steward – $75 per hour
Private Chef – $95 per hour
Public Holiday Surcharges
Vessel Hire – 25%
Staff – 100%
Catering (food & drinks) – 25%
Wharf fees and Locations
Shadow can pick up and drop off from a selection of Sydney’s wharves. Included in the price is both embarking and disembarking.
1 pick up and 1 drop off Complimentary
Additional Wharf Fee – $100
The wharf pick up/drop off locations are as follows:
Casino Wharf – Located opposite Star City Casino (Floating Pontoon B)
Aquarium Wharf – Opposite Sydney Aquarium
Darling Harbour – King St Wharf (Eastern Side of Darling Harbour)
Double Bay Wharf – Access via Bay Street, Double Bay
Towns Place Wharf – 4 Towns Place, Millers Point NSW 2000
d’Albora Marinas – 1B New Beach Rd, Rushcutters Bay NSW 2027
LIVE ABOARD RATES
Overnight Rate (Max 8 guests)
$20,000 (20% APA applies)
Consecutive Night Charter (Max 8 guests)
$18,000 per 24 hrs. (20% APA applies)
7 Day Charter (Max 8 guests)
$100,000 (20% APA applies)
Sydney Harbour Getaway (3 nights) – $56,000 (all inclusive package, set menu only)
Rates are subject to a public holiday surcharge of 25% (excluding Special Event Dates)
A 25% surcharge for food and beverage applies and a 100% surcharge for all staff costs applies on public holidays.
Christmas Day AUD AUD $3,750 per hour
Boxing Day (20 pax) AUD $3750 per hour (min 6 hrs)
New Years Eve Price upon request
Australia Day AUD AUD $3,750 per hour
GOOD TO KNOW
All prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to change.
A strict ‘no shoe’ policy applies once guests step onto the vessel.
Food shall not be served or consumed in saloon area or lounge area.
Red wine will not be served in saloon area.
Guests will not have access to lower deck or cabins on event charters.
Inspection of cabins are on application with a Shadow representative in attendance.
Swimming is to be organised well in advance. Alcohol is not to be consumed prior to swimming, guest(s) to bring own towels
Paddle board, seabob and Lily Pad available upon request.
Wharf fees may apply.
A cost of $500 applies when supplying your own chef (small groups only), $1,000 for 10+ guests or $500 for BYO food.
A cost of $25 per person applies for BYO beverages (min. 10 people)
A 50% deposit is required to secure booking, including a credit card bond of AUD $5,000.
Use of onboard spa must be requested in advance
Cancellations for private charters and corporate:
Within 30 days, a 50% cancellation fee applies
Less than 7 days, a 100% cancellation fee applies
Bookings for Festive Season
For bookings between 1 December 2021 and 7 January 2022, a 100% cancellation fee after
30 September 2021 applies
Modern South American Menu
Modern South American
Minimum spend $1,300
CANAPES MENU (minimum spend $1,300, chef included)
3 cold canapes + 2 hot canapes + 1 substantial canape + 1 dessert $60 per person
4 cold canapes + 5 hot canapes + 2 substantial canapes + 1 dessert $78 per person
5 cold canapes + 4 hot canapes + 2 substantial canapes + 2 desserts $83 per person
Smoked eggplant,feta & pomegranate on wonton chips
Crystal Bay smoked prawns with saffron aioli
Seared trout skewer with wakame & ponzu dressing
Betal leaf, smoked cured duck, grapefruit, peanuts, coconut
Miniature Yorkshire puddings with rare beef, special sauce & zucchini pickle
Korean vegetable pancake with pickled daikon
Grilled baby corn skewer, miso kewpie, furikake
Tempura barramundi with mirin soy sauce
Crispy wonton with plum glazed duck & pickled ginger
Braised beef arepas with guacamole, chimichurri & queso fresco
Mini wagyu ‘TIGER PIE’, potato mash, smashed peas, gravy
Grilled grass-fed sirloin steak on hash brown with chimichurri
Miniature Boston lobster roll on brioche bun
Snapper Baja tacos, chipotle mayo, coriander & slaw
Chicken schnitzel sandwich with caper mayo & dill
Mini wagyu burger, American cheese, pickles, mustard, special sauce
Pumpkin & spinach empanadas with fetta cheese (v)
Chocolate yogo tart with kumquats
Lemon & lime meringue tart
Banana split with salted caramel, hazelnut praline & cream gelato
CHARCURTERIE & FROMAGERIE PLATTER (SERVES 10 PEOPLE) AUD $270
Charcurterie including artisan salamis, jamón serrano, leg ham, mortadella
Fromagerie including 12-month aged manchego, gorgonzola dolce & d’affinois.
Charred seasonal vegetables, including heirloom carrots, eggplant, zucchini, capsicums & fennel,
hummus, roasted truss tomatos, grapes. Served with artisan sourdough bread & house olive oil crackers
SALAD PLATTERS (2 CHOICES, SERVES 10 PEOPLE) AUD $140
Caesar salad, romaine & cos lettuce hearts, chicken breast w parmesan & parsley croutons
Tabbouleh & quinoa w Israeli chickpea falafel & tahini dressing
Vermicelli noodle salad with thinly sliced beef and cherry tomatoes in Thai dressing
Poached egg, pancetta, croutons, shaved parmesan, figs, vinegarette
ASSORTED PLATTER (SERVES 10 PEOPLE) AUD $195
Flaked ocean trout w wild rice, beetroot & zesty almond dressing (80gr trout per person)
DIY Tacos with pulled pork taco & achiote chicken, salsa verde, pineapple, pico de gallo, salsa roja
House-made wagyu burgers on milk bun, w tomato, onion & special sauce
ROAST Lamb (serves 10) – $260
SIT DOWN MENU (FOR UP TO 10 GUESTS, CHEF INCLUDED)
Min spend $1300
King prawns, chili butter sauce, charred shallots, crispy chinese doughnuts
Yellowfin tuna tataki, wild rice, shisho leaves
Smoked eggplant, goat’s curd, puffed chickpeas, wonton crisps, pomegranate dressing
Pan-seared young radish, artichokes barigoule, sherry dressing, garlic croutons
Shio koji marinated lamb rump, house made pickles, whole grain mustard
Steak tartare, crème freiche, fried onion, wild rocket & crostoli
Roasted pork belly, charred cipollini onions, coriander salsa & peanuts
Smoked duck breast, cured cabbage, cashews & lime sauce
Crispy skin ocean trout, heirloom carrots, shallot ginger relish
Ricotta gnocchi, roasted king mushroom, shaved asparagus, pecorino
Steamed Murray cod, cucumber ginger salad w kombu & soy broth
Roasted brassicas w pearl cous cous, dried apricots & honey dill dressing
Confit duck leg w verjuice apples, sauerkraut & quince aioli
Roasted lamb rack w brown butter eschallots, watercress & pistachio chimichurri
Grilled flat iron steak w fondant potato, braised lettuce hearts & parsley sauce
Grilled pork loin chop w glazed peppers, sage, bacon & fennel jam
Spatchcock w braised fava beans, tarragon aioli & guindillas
Mille feuille w coconut diplomat & strawberry compote
Crème caramel w dulce de leche & cream
Banana split – grilled banana, butterscotch, hazelnut praline & vanilla gelato
Australian & imported cheese selection w quince paste, black grapes, muscatels & crisp lavosh
Radicchio, baby cos, dill, mint, chives, chervil (v, gf)
Shaved kohlrabi, green apple & cucumber salad (v, gf)
House made fries with garlic rosemary (v, gf)
Charred broccolini, XO sauce & wood fired eggplant (v, gf)
Snow peas, Green beans, snow pea sprouts & tahini dressing (v, gf)
Carrots, mint yogurt, dukkah (v, gf)
CANAPES MENU (minimum spend $1,300, chef included)
3 cold canapes + 3 hot canapes + 1 substantial canape + 1 dessert $60 per person
4 cold canapes + 4 hot canapes + 2 substantial canape + 1 dessert $77 per person
One food station + 4 cold canapes + 4 hot canapes + 2 substantial canape + 1 dessert $90 per person
Freshly shucked Sydney rock oyster with cucumber and apple cider dressing (gf)
Miniature short-crust tart with gold heirloom cherry tomato, whipped ricotta, pecorino ,black olive, basil reduction on spoon (v)(gf)
House smoked duck breast, sour cherries, crisp pear, shaved hazelnut (gf)
Black Angus beef tataki, king brown mushroom, miso mayonnaise, crisp shallots (gf)
king Salmon tartare, horse radish, capers, charcoal wafer cone, roe
Cold peeled King Prawns with citrus mayo (gf)
Caramelized soy free range chicken, ginger,sesame, baby greens, shredded nori on betal leaf (gf)
QLD spanner crab, caviar, edamame beans, cream frache hand made tart
All cold canapes can be made gluten free
Wild mushroom, pea, pecorino, arancini balls with panko crust, truffle aioli (v)
Seared Clean water scallops, daikon, cucumber, green chilli salad, nam jim dressing (gf)
Soy glazed duck breast with spiced orange glaze, sour cherry sour dough crisps
Grilled chorizo, black bean, spiced avocado, cherry tomato quesadilla
Pop corn tiger prawns, cucumber lime coconut salad, sriracha mayonnaise, on spoon (gf)
Peppered lamb lion, caponata, feta, toasted pine nuts (gf)
Grass fed beef mini pie with home-made short-crust pastry and spiced mushy peas
Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder, chermula, chickpea, cucumber Rita (bowl)
Miso crusted Black Angus sirloin salad,soba noddles, baby greens crispy onions
Tasmanian salmon poke with Japanese pickles, soy lime dressing shredded nori (bowl)
Sauté gnocchi QLD tiger prawns, butternut pumpkin, sage, drunken rasins, burnt lemon butter (bowl)
8-hour slow-roasted Berkshire pork belly, hoisin, asian slaw, roll
Veggie burger, blackend, haloumi, piquillo peppers, salsa verde
Crispy fried Korean chicken, kimchi slaw, red eye mayo on milk bun
Miniature hand-made short-crust tart filled with lemon curd and strawberries (can be gf)
Passion fruit, rosewater cream, crushed meringue, haleznut
New season peach, raspberry, mascarpone, short bread crumble (on spoon)
Salted caramel and chocolate brownie crumble tart
Triple cream brie with pear and caramelized walnut on crisp
SIT DOWN (FOR UP TO 10 GUESTS, CHEF INCLUDED)
$130 per person, $1300 min spend
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 yellow fin tuna, shaved fennel, orange, aioli
Confit WA octopus, baby octopus, red pepper, olive, chilli aioli
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, ox tail 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
Dark chocolate pavé, poached strawberry, cream fraiche, strawberry ice cream
Salt caramel, chocolate slice, banana fritters, peanuts, chocolate ice cream
Coconut panna-cotta, mango, crumble, coconut sorbet
Vanilla cheese cake, mixed berries, orange cardamom ice cream
Local and imported cheeses, fig loaf, flat bread, apple cherry chutney
2 canapes on arrival + 2 cold platter + 2 warm platters + 1 dessert platter AUD $99 per perspn
2 canapes on arrival + 3 cold platters + 3 warm platters + 2 dessert platters AUD $115 per person
$990 min spend
** SHARE PLATTER OPTION WILL ALSO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING COMPLIMENTARY PLATTERS **
Green micro salad with shaved radish, red onion and cold-pressed dressing
Fresh baked bread rolls and Pepe Saya butter
Steamed baby potatoes with parsley butter and lemon
Pepper-seared Black Angus carpaccio with grilled new season asparagus truffle mayonnaise, watercress and lemon (gf)
House-smoked Petune ocean trout with shaved zucchini, radish, fennel, wasbi cream fraiche (gf)
Cured and aged salumi, olives, pickled red onion, grilled eggplant, cold-pressed organic olive oil dressing (gf)
Heirloom tomato medley with torn buffalo mozzarella, hand-made basil pesto (gf)
Pepper-seared Yellow fin tuna Tataki, pickled daikon, wild mushroom, aged soy
Orecchiette salad,broccolinli, Meredith goats cheese feta, peas, dry chilli, lemon
Poached Yamba prawns, chilled and served with shaved fennel, watercress and ruby grapefruit salad
Grilled miso Tasmanian salmon, soba noodles, baby greens lime chilli dressing
8 hour slow-cooked S.A sumac spiced lamb shoulder with pomegranate molasses, kale,bbq zucchini and warm Israeli couscous
Roasted (med-rare) pepper-crusted Black Angus sirloin with local mushrooms and chimichurri (gf)
Free-range de-boned chicken, peanut sambal, sticky greens, toasted coconut, lime(gf)
Crispy-skinned W.A Cone Bay barramundi, roasted red pepper, black olive, harrisa, shaved zucchini (gf)
Moroccan spiced grilled vegetables, chermula, chickpea, cucumber
Valrhona dark chocolate pavé, candy peanuts, shortbread crumble, vanilla ice cream
Strawberry cheesecake, coconut crumble, strawberry ice cream
Handmade pavlova nests, mango passionfruit curd, raspberry sorbet (gf)
Local and Imported cheese served with spiced apple chutney, marinated figs and flatbread
BYO Beverages Corkage fee of $25 per person applies.
Set price package (no spirits) AUD $25 per person, per hour
Billecart-Salmon French Champagne
Babich ”Black Label” Pinot Gris NZ
Babich”Black Label” Sauvignon Blanc NZ
Hardorf Hill Rose
Babich Pinot Noir NSW
OPTIONAL SPIRIT PACKAGE (Additional $15 per person/per hour)
Beverages may be subject to change. Please note that a surcharge of 25% applies on all beverage prices during public holidays.
Prices are inclusive of GST
Beverages on consumption
BYO Beverages – Corkage fee of $25 per person applies.
Beverages may be subject to change.
Please note that a surcharge of 25% applies on all beverage prices during public holidays. Prices are inclusive of GST.
Vodka & Orange juice – AUD $18
Billecart-Salmon French Champagne – AUD $135
Billecart-Salmon Rose French Champagne – AUD $150
Babich ”Black Label” Pinot Gris NZ – AUD $40
Babich”Black Label” Sauvignon Blanc NZ – AUD $40
Hardorf Hill Rose – AUD $45
Babich Pinot Noir NSW – AUD $48
Corona – AUD $9
Peroni – AUD $9
Assorted options – AUD $2
Available on request – AUD $12
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.
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.
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.