Yes. A DJ can be included in your package, you can bring your own, or you can plug into our on- board speakers using an aux cord and a phone or mp3.
The only charter vessel equipped with a swimming platform is the MV Aussie Magic, however Seven Star, Aqua Bay and Sunseeker are all equipped with swimming platforms so swimming is encouraged! Only daytime swimming is permitted while at anchor and we recommend that guests provide their own towels. Please advise your Event Manager prior to your charter if you plan on swimming.
Yes, smoking is permitted in the designated outdoor areas of all charter and luxury vessels.
Rain, hail and wind are unfortunately out of our control and all charters go ahead no matter the weather conditions. If there are any concerns for passenger safety your cruise may be postponed. Sydney Harbour has relatively calm waters, however if you are worried about getting seasick, we recommend taking a ginger tablet before boarding.
Please contact your Event Manager for a copy of our Terms and Conditions.
Deposit amounts vary per vessel and are required within 7 days of tentatively holding a cruise date. Final balance payments are required 2 weeks prior to your cruise date. Payments can be made by credit card with a 2.5% surcharge, direct deposit, cash, cheque or bank deposit.
Yes, all vessels have multiple bathrooms on board. Lady Rose is the only vessel with a disabled toilet.
Manual wheelchairs are able to access Aussie Magic, Lady Rose and Bella Vista.
Our preferred wharves for ease of access and safety for guests are Star City Casino, King Street Darling Harbour, Eastern Pontoon or Taronga Zoo. We recommend arriving 20-30 minutes prior to your cruise start time to ensure no one misses the boat!
No formal dress code, we recommend smart- casual.
All types of shoes are permitted on board Aussie Magic, Lady Rose and Bella Vista. There is a strict no shoe policy on Seven Star, Aqua Bay and Sunseeker. Disposable slippers are provided on request.
Bella Vista, Lady Rose and Aussie Magic require a minimum 4 hours hire every month of the year. If you would like a 1, 2 or 3 hour transfer please contact one of our dedicated Event Managers for a tailored quotation.
Seven Star, Aqua Bay and Sunseeker require a minimum 4 hour hire during November – March and a minimum 3 hour hire during April – October.
Your Event Manager will work with you to create a floorplan suited to your event.
A minimum bump-in of 1.5 hours is provided, the option for longer bump in periods is by request only. Your Event Manager will work with you to create a floorplan suited to your event.
No pins, hooks or gaffa tape. Nothing adhered to windows or ceilings. We would recommend freestanding decorations, banners, signs, décor ect.
All wharves incur a State Government fee of $50 per berthing. Select wharves in Sydney Harbour incur a higher fee - please discuss this with your Event Manager.
Our preferred wharves are King Street Wharf, Star Casino Wharf, Eastern Pontoon and Taronga Zoo.
All Publicly distributed advertising (posters, flyers, pamphlets, social media promotions etc.) must be sent to your Event Manager for prior approval.
All Occasion Cruises’ licenced security are required for underage cruises, school and university socials, 18th and 21st birthdays. The number of guards required is subject to guest numbers and varies between vessels.
We can provide these details 24 hours prior to your cruise, however if there is an emergency please call our after-hours help line 0417 307 766.
Yes. There are additional fees for use of the on-board galley facilities.
November- March: Sunday- Thursday only
April- October: Any day
Each vessel is equipment with AV equipment, contact your Event Manager for more specific details.
Yes, all standard menus can cater for vegetarian, gluten free and halal dietary requirements. Kosher can be catered for at additional cost.
All cruises on public holidays are required to be all-inclusive of food and beverage packages and incur a 25% surcharge on the total cruise cost.