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Sydney Harbour Escapes

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Address: 594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
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+61 2 9328 4748

Sydney Harbour Escapes offers Sydney Harbour cruises on board a range of...

Sydney Harbour Escapes offers Sydney Harbour cruises on board a range of over 85 different vessels. They are a reputable family based business, which was established in 2000. Their boat charter cruises can host small to large groups up to 950 guests, for a wide range of private functions.

Services include free quoting, booking and event planning for exclusive charters, luxury yacht charters, party cruises, corporate team building activities, corporate entertainment cruises, Sydney Harbour weddings, boat accommodation, romantic overnight boat escapes, New Years Eve Sydney Harbour cruises, sailing cruises, super yacht charters, Sydney offshore fishing tours and self drive boat hire.

'Most people are surprised that our boat charters are at a comparable price to a land based venue. Guests love the sensational views and the feeling of being treated as a special guest. There is an easy bond that is created between people who are meeting for the first time as they are sharing an experience together rather than just four walls."

Dominic Coleman, Owner Sydney Harbour Escapes

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A wonderful way to enjoy the harbour and superb staff

I hired a charter yesterday (11/01/2015) on the Dreamtime Girl for my husbands surprise birthday party and it was simply brilliant. We had around 27 people on board. The staff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Our charter was on board "Red Undies" through Sydney Harbour Escapes. The great experience started with Rithika in sales, who was so helpful and professional. We had about 14 for our staff xmas party which was so enjoyable. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting an experience out of the ordinary. Perhaps next time the inclusion of a few points of... More 

Thank Mich154
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

I hired a charter yesterday (11/01/2015) on the Dreamtime Girl for my husbands surprise birthday party and it was simply brilliant. We had around 27 people on board. The staff were excellent and everything ran so smoothly, despite the horrendous weather. The staff on the boat allowed me to relax whilst they served all the food and alcohol, they were... More 

Thank S R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

NYE - I went with a visiting international friend from Switzerland. What better way to showcase Sydney Harbour at its very best. Wow - "Starship" completely met my expectations and then some! Professional in every aspect, with a great variety of food that seemed endless, great entertainment, the staff were professional, friendly and attentive. Yes, it may seem pricey for... More 

Thank DollyDiamond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

We booked "Coast" through Sydney Harbour Escapes for a New Year Cruise. We had an absolute blast and it gave us memories that will last a lifetime. We booked Coast as it was a smallish boat that catered for families. It turned up pretty much on time and I have to say delivered above our expectations. We thought the boat... More 

Thank CAROScott
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

One of the best things to do in Sydney must be to get out on the harbour to see the iconic Opera House and the Bridge from the water. Along with fabulous views and scenery you get to bring along your friends and/or colleagues to enjoy drinks/food in perfect surroundings. Sydney Harbour Escapes made this happen for us and we... More 

Thank DJBSydney
sydneyharboure, Manager at Sydney Harbour Escapes, responded to this review

Thanks DJB Sydney for the review. Our aim is to keep our clients happy and we always look forward to see our client's smiling face after the charter. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Firstly I am not an unreasonable person. Being in Events myself I understand that mistakes can be made. But what happened to me cannot be ignored and I would like for this to be read before you book with them. I was dealing with a lovely girl when I first booked my wedding. She left and then I was passed... More 

2 Thank Revit57
sydneyharboure, Manager at Sydney Harbour Escapes, responded to this review

I believe this is an unfair statement to make. Sydney Harbour Escapes took great care of you from day one of your enquiry – In this industry all payments have to be made up front before the vessel can leave the wharf, unless there is a consumption bar to be paid post charter. Sydney Harbour Escapes was in contact with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sydney Harbour Escapes team for a spectacular evening on the water. It is amazing to experience your own private voyage throughout our fantastic harbour on our own sailing boat, coupled by a fantastic skipper and food that is fit for Kings and Queens. I will ensure to promote this experience to... More 

1 Thank David L
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

We had a boat arranged that met our requirements, 30 people, suitable to both the old and very young, all was set and planned. On the day there was a problem with the boat and we were "upgraded" to another boat with the promise of an extra half an hour and it being a better boat, half an hour later... More 

1 Thank Mike A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

I hired Dreamtime Girl (a 50 foot catermaran) on Saturday 11th Jan for my birthday, had 40 ppl on board and did the catering myself. It was one of the most magic days of my life, had the best time and I simply can't fault the wonderful crew - they cooked up tray after tray of lamb cutlets & kebabs... More 

Thank Vegemite1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Just wanted to let you know, I compared Seawind catamaran cruises in Sydney for another summer day cruise for our UK crowd and was enticed by the offer by seawindcats.com day rate of $1040. When i called it was only three hours therefore $346 ph) and after inspection the boats were not clean. Looking at reviews I went to Sydney... More 

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