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Guests: 950
Cocktails: 950
Dining: 500
Buffet: 500

Client Reviews

Brian Walsh - Executive Direction of Television @ FOXTEL

Our experience on board Dreamtime completely exceeded our expectations! Smart Cruiser Sydney have provided an incredibly thorough service from beginning to end and created an amazing day for my guests with beautiful décor, amazing food and personalised service from staff on board. We will be keeping Smart Cruiser Sydney’s details on file and be booking them for another “money can’t buy” experience on Sydney Harbour!”

Fiona Murray - Director

Perfect! Would definitely book Smart Cruiser Sydney again and recommend.

Autin Nichols - Director of Sales @ Cisco

Thank you so much for all your patience with us and helping us fulfill our requests. Your responsiveness and helpfulness really made our lives easier. Please feel free to use us as a reference. We will definitely be using you for future events and look forward to it!

The Boat:

Starship Sydney is a unique spacious boat, designed by an award winning team of commercial architects. She has beautiful clean, modern lines and a futuristic line that boasts unobstructed 360 degree Sydney Harbour views.
Set over 3 floors, and with a huge 44 metre length, she offers an exceptionally generous capacity, making her particularly suitable to larger events; she is especially thought after for wedding receptions, or corporate events. Starship is sure to impress and consistently deliver world class events.

We Love:

  • Unique spacious boat, designed by an award winning team of commercial architects
  • Can accommodate up to 950 passengers for a cocktail party style cruise
  • A fusion of light and glass, she offers a futuristic edge to entertaining on Sydney Harbour

Other features:

  • Formal dining for up to 500 guests over 2 levels
  • Cocktails for up to 950 guests
  • Seating up to 350 (with dance floor)
  • Seating up to 350 to 390 (without dance floor)
  • Cathedral glass ceilings and vogue sky lounge
  • PA System-Wireless microphones throughout Main, Lounge and Viewing Decks
  • Bose Sound System, in house DJ system
  • Plasma Screens – 6 on Main Deck, 2 on Lounge Deck
  • Intelligent climate control


Quick quote: A 4H exclusive hire, with food & drinks for 600 guests starts at $78,430 inc gst

Rates details:

* Boat hire:
– $2,750/h – min 4 hours & 200 guests or 300 for canapes (Nov-Dec)
– $1,950/h – min 4 hours & 140 guests or 200 for canapés (Jan-Mid Nov)

* Drinks $11.5/h/pers (everything but spirits)
* Catering from $84/pers for canapés and buffet o
* Wharf fee : $180



Starship Canape Menu


CANAPE ITEM LEVEL 1 – $9 per person

Mini beef slider with tomato, cheddar cheese & caramelised onion

Malay coconut chicken skewers & teriyaki beef skewers w dipping sauces (gf df)

Tomato avocado salsa tartlets with soft herbs (v)

Mini artisan hot dog with American mustard & ketchup, fried onions in a brioche finger bun

Selection of handmade quiches in shortcrust pastry with soft herbs & marinated feta (v)

Mini beef wellingtons in crispy filo pastry

Salt and pepper calamari with a ginger and shallot dressing

Soft Tortilla boats with spiced beef, avocado & tomato salsa w sour cream

Noona style meatballs in roasted tomato sauce & melted mozzarella

Beef bourguignon mini shortcrust pie

A selection of nori rolls (v)

Thai beef salad in Chinese take outs

Truffled arancini with fresh tarragon & romesco sauce (v)

Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with vermicelli, prawns, mint & tamarind sauce (gf df)

CANAPE ITEM LEVEL 2 – $10 per person

Wagyu beef brisket mini pot pie with shaved truffle pecorino, cold pressed olive oil & cracked black pepper

Peking Muscovy duck pancake with shallots, baby coriander & hoisin (df)

Pumpkin veloute with chive oil in a demitasse cup (v gf)

Penne with slow cooked ragu and shaved pecorino in a mini bowl

Sweet corn & basil soup in a demitasse cup (v gf)

Seared salmon skewer with mango & lime chutney

Steamed prawn gyoza with ponzu sauce in bamboo baskets

Smoked trout with creamed goats cheese, dill, cracked pepper and lemon on a mini pikelet

Oyster pillows lightly fried until golden with cumin & coriander yoghurt (gf)

Fish & Chips – Whiting fillets fried until golden, served in their own fisherman’s basket, baby caper tartare, fresh lemon

CANAPE ITEM LEVEL 3 – $12 per person

Prawn and blue swimmer crab bisque in espresso cups (gf df)

Miniature chive crumpet with Huon salmon, mousse & Yarra Valley caviar

Australian oysters with a section of sauces & vinaigrettes, Mornay & Kilpatrick (gf df)

Pepper crusted tenderloin fillet with basil pesto on crostini

Peeled Yamba prawn shots with cocktail sauce, iceberg lettuce & melba toast

Seared & pepper crusted Australian yellowfin tuna & wasabi crème

Szechuan fried king prawns with a ginger and shallot dressing

A selection of nigiri and nori rolls with wasabi and soy (v)

Large Black Angus sliders on a milk bun with caramelised onions, aged cheddar, pickles iceberg lettuce & truss tomatoes with a smokey burger sauce

Frenched lamb cutlet, grilled to perfection with basil & parmesan drizzle

Thai green curry with free range poached chicken, turmeric rice, seasonal vegetables, coriander & toasted shallots in a mini bowl (gf)

Chicken tikka masala with cardamom basmati rice, preserved lemon, topped with a tomato, onion & coriander salsa in a mini bowl (gf)

12-hour braised lamb shoulder in oregano with couscous, preserved lemon & greek yoghurt in a mini bowl (gf)


Please note, numbers under 120pax will incur a Chefs charge


Slow roasted wagyu for 4 to 6 hours with our own Starship BBQ rub & finished with our sticky BBQ basting.

Pulled free range chicken

Char grilled roasted vegetables

A variety of hard and soft tortilla bases to be toasted to order avocado with fresh lime juice, Spanish onion, tomato salsa

sea salt & fresh coriander with fresh lime sauce


A classic Hawker food stall with all the trimmings, a selection of fried rice, school prawns, chicken all cooked fresh in front of your guests (live cooking station)

Char Kay Teow

Hainan Chicken, poached chicken with jasmine rice, ginger, chilli and shallot dressing

Handmade egg or hokkien noodles

Crispy fried onions, crushed peanuts

Fresh mint & coriander, lemon wedges Sambal, fish sauce and chilli


A selection of handmade artisan dumplings served with all your favourite accompaniments

Chicken breast & braised mushroom dumpling

Steamed pork belly buns in light tapioca flour

King Prawn dumplings

Vegetarian Selection

Confit chilli paste, Kikkoman soy & Wasabi, nam jim


A hunger stopping selection of mini sliders

Pulled Pork

Wagyu Brisket

Roasted Vegetables

Brioche buns, black buns, apple slaw, aged cheddar, caramelised onions, tomatoes, iceberg lettuce with a range of sauces & condiments such as chipotle, hickory and peri peri


Traditional paella pans a la Valencia with Arborio rice, prawns, chicken, mussels, calamari, & chorizo

Vegetarian & vegan option also available on request




The grazing table consisting of a gourmet selection of small goods all hand selected by our executive chef portraying the finest ingredients.


San Daniele prosciutto

Truffle salami inferno infused with smoked paprika

Selection of artisan sourdough from brasserie bread, charred slices

Marinated green olives with lemon peel, star anise, coriander seeds & confit garlic

Platters of char grilled vegetables, mushrooms, zucchini, capsicum

Pickled heirloom vegetables

Boccincini, vine ripened cherry tomatoes & basil leaves in dressed with virgin olive oil

A variety of locally sourced Australian cheeses all served with truffle honey, sea salt & candied fruits

Lavosh crackers and quince paste


A selection of fresh Australian seafood display with all the trimmings.

Yamba prawns cooked served with fresh lemon & accompanied sauces

Huon smoked salmon

Clarence River grilled baby octopus with olive oil, lemon & garlic

Best available of Sydney or Nambucca rock oysters with red wine shallot vinaigrette sauce & Nam Jim, apple & lemon grass granita

Mini bamboo skewers of seared teriyaki salmon with sesame seeds


Market price per person

Huon King Salmon , King fish & Harissa tuna

Selection of nigiri & nori rolls

Miso Soup

Wakame seaweed with sesame oil

Fresh horseradish, wasabi & egg yolk mayonnaise, pickled ginger, mirin vinaigrette & Kikkoman soy sauce


A buffet of Chef’s selection of Starship desserts


Live gelato stand of up to 8 flavours served in gelato bowls or wafer cones with all the trimmings.

Starship Buffet Menu

$87 per person

Level 1 Main Please Select 3, additional selections at $8 per person

Chargrilled crusted sirloin, medium rare, with bell pepper salsa, bearnaise mustard & caramelised Spanish onion

Slow cooked Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder, preserved lemon & labneh cous cous

Beef bourguignon, red wine & shallot jus, buttery mash, herb baby carrots

Free range pan seared corn fed chicken fillet, piri piri, preserved lemon yoghurt

Atlantic salmon, with tomato and lemon salsa.

Saffron chicken, prawn and chorizo paella, arborio rice

Crisp skinned pork belly, cinnamon apple sauce

Hot honey & orange glazed leg ham carved at the buffet

Argentine chimichurri crisp skinned chicken

Tomato and chilli pasta with ricotta

Fall apart slow cooked tender wagyu brisket with smoked hickory sauce


Champagne oysters on a bed of rock salt

King prawns with garlic aioli & seafood sauce


(to replace a level 1 main, please add $7 per person or as an extra dish $11 pp)

Cape grim chargrilled tenderloin fillet, assorted accompaniments

Seared lime crusted atlantic salmon fillet, lemon grass & laksa broth

Steamed wild barramundi, ginger shallots, rice wine

Crisp skinned peking duck, plum sauce, special fried rice

Starship& Three Course Level 1


alternating choose 2

Roasted vegetable tart w fetta & a petite herb salad (V)

Wild mushroom & rocket risotto with 24-month aged parmesan, chives, sea salt & cold pressed olive oil (V, GF)

Bannockburn free range poached chicken salad with heirloom vegetables & a lemon oregano vinaigrette (GF, DF)

Huon salmon terrine with lemon zested ricotta, roasted capsicum strips, basil pesto & fresh lemon cheek (GF)

Wagyu beef cheek ravioli in a light tomato sugo, crispy basil, truffle parmesan sable, cold pressed olive oil & soft herbs


alternating choose 2. Each main served w seasonal salad or vegetables

Saffron cannelloni with pumpkin puree, creamed spinach, lemon zest ricotta, burnt butter sauce, roasted cashews, 24-month aged parmesan & crispy sage (V) Huon Salmon fillet with roasted King Edward mushrooms, carrot & star anise butter puree, heirloom carrots & marinated fetta (GF)

La Ionica twice cooked chicken breast with a potato galette, w a clotted mustard cream & soft herbs (GF)

Amelia Park 5-hour slow braised lamb shanks with & chive potato puree & red wine jus (GF, DF)

Riverina premium sirloin with a twice cooked duck fat potato gratin & Parisien herbed butter (GF)


alternating choose 2

A decadent flourless chocolate cake served with chantilly cream. (GF)

Vanilla panna cotta with a raspberry coulis (GF)

Passionfruit cream, rich chocolate mousse & a passionfruit jelly sitting on a brownie base, served in a delicate chocolate cylinder

Lemon curd tart in a sweet butter shell, served with egg yolk vanilla bean ice cream & a mixed berry compote

Tiramisu with vanilla bean mascarpone cream, white chocolate caviar & pistachio biscotti

Starship& Three Course Level 2


Burrata mozzarella with seasoned heirloom tomatoes, baby basil, Ligurian olives & sourdough poor man’s breadcrumbs (V)

Cauliflower & cumin veloute with butter poached Tasmanian sea scallops avruga caviar & baby chervil (V)

Hot smoked huon salmon fillet with braised king Edward mushrooms, butternut pumpkin puree & pickled heirloom vegetables (GF)

Wagyu OXtail risotto braised until falling apart with crispy sage, horseradish crème fraiche, truffle pecorino & lemon zest


alternating choose 2. Each main served w seasonal salad or vegetables

Heirloom pumpkin twice baked with maple granola, Meredith goats curd, apple quinoa, baby basil & lemon oregano vinaigrette (V)

Pink Lady snapper fillet line caught lightly pan seared with fennel puree, watercress salad, parsnip chips & soft herbs (GF)

Riverina free range lamb rack with chermoula crust, parsnip & potato puree & red wine jus (DF)

Duck roulade wrapped in Jamon prosciutto & basil with potato gratin & Canadian maple & green apple sauce(GF, DF)

Black Angus 8-hour braised beef cheek with sautéed forest mushroom, potato gratin & madeira jus (DF)


Hazelnut joconde biscuit layered with coffee cream & a chocolate ganache served with seasonal berries

Vanilla bean crème caramel with shortcrust sable, poached corella pear & cinnamon & orange zest Chantelle clotted cream

Banoffee pie with candied peacan nuts, pistachio cream, macerated raspberries & edible flowers

Apple & saffron compote surrounded by salted caramel mousse sitting on a hazelnut sable served with chantilly cream

Starship& Three Course Level 3


Wild mushroom risotto w soft herbs, lemon thyme compound butter, shaved seasonal truffles
& sautéed foie gras (V)

Hot smoked yellow fin tuna carpaccio with mirin vinaigrette, heirloom tomatoes, toasted black
sesame & Yarra Valley caviar (GF, DF)

Citrus cured huon salmon fillet with crispy pork neck, snow crab, crème fraiche, Yarra Valley caviar
& preserved lemon aioli

Muscovy duck leg confit with creamed celeriac puree, macerated figs, yellow mustard seeds,
baby chervil & parsnip chips (GF)

Rangers Valley chimmichurri rump cap dry aged with oven roasted bone marrow,
pickled cauliflower & grilled U6 prawn (GF, DF)


Wild mushroom ravioli with shaved black truffles, braised pearl onions, smoked mozzarella &
cold pressed olive oil

Petaluma ocean trout fillet with crispy skin, fennel puree, sautéed pancetta, king Edward
mushrooms & butter poached saffron potatoes (GF)

Pink Lady snapper fillet line caught lightly pan seared with fennel puree, baby kale salad,
parsnip chips, pickled beetroot & soft herbs (GF)

Amelia Park free range lamb rack slow roasted with duck fat potato fondant, madeira reduction,
light jus & butter poached board beans

Oakleigh Ranch marble score 4 wagyu eye fillet with twice cooked potato gratin, madeira jus,
maple mustard & confit duck fat eschallot (GF, DF)


Calibre white chocolate tear drop with raspberry jelly, burnt orange ice cream, pistachio sweet
paste soil & edible flowers (GF)

Golden Gaytime terrine with honey roasted cashews, oven roasted white rock peaches, banana ice
cream & shaved black winter truffle

Short crust macerated raspberry tart with crème fraiche, pineapple puree, white chocolate ice cream
& gold leaf

Passion fruit panacotta with Valencia orange jelly, calibre chocolate caviar & oven roasted
coconut biscuit soil (GF)

18 ct gold chocolate martini with salted caramel fudge sauce, chocolate terrine &
handmade macaroons with sea salt


Standard Beverage Package

$11.5 per person per hour

Angove’s Collection Sauvignon Blanc Semmilion and Shiraz Cabernet

Angove’s Collection Sparkling Brut

James Boags, Hahn Super Dry, Toohey’s Extra Dry, James Boags Light

Assorted Soft Drinks, Orange Juice, Sparkling & Still water, Tea and Coffee

Level 1 Wine upgrade

$4.5 per person per hour

Please select one white and one red wine

Capel Vale Unwooded Chardonnay WA

Beachwood Semillon Sauvignon Blanc NX

Amberly Secret Lane Cabernet Merlot WA

Tatachilla Partners Cabernet Shiraz SA

Monkey Bay Pinot Noir NZ

Level 2 Wine upgrade

$5 per person per hour

Please select one white and one red wine

Ant Moore Sauvignon Blanc NZ

Gulf Station Chardonnay SA

Knappstein Cabernet Merlot SA

Mr Smith Shiraz SA

Little Black Stone Pinot Noir NZ

Rococo Blanc de Blancs TAS

Beer upgrade

$5 per person per hour

Please select two

Corona with fresh lime

Stella Artois


Crown Lager


Spirits upgrade

$11.5 per person per hour

Jim Beam White Label

Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky

Bacardi Rum

Absolut Vodka

Gordons Gin

Jack Daniels Bourbon

Jack Daniels Bourbon

Non-alcoholic beverage package
$8 per person per hour

Assorted soft drinks, orange juice, sparkling & still water and freshly brewed coffee & tea

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