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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:
– $3,000/h – min 4 hours & 200 guests (Fri-Sat in Mid Nov-Dec)
– $2,750/h – min 4 hours & 150 guests (Mid Nov-Dec)
– $2,200/h – min 4 hours & 150 guests (Rest of year)

* Drinks From $48/4hr/pers . Spirits upgrade $40/4H/pers
* Catering from $From $92pers for canapés, buffet or formal
* Wharf fee : $180

Quick quote:
A 4H exclusive hire with catering & drinks for 100 guests starts at $25,180 (Mid Nov-Dec) inc gst




Canape On Arrival

Please choose 3 from the below

Salt and pepper calamari (GF)

Japanese nori (V)

Chicken satay skewers with peanut drizzle, fried shallot and coriander

Ratatouille tarts with Persian feta (V)

Arancini balls with shaved parmesan & aioli dressing


CANAPE ITEM LEVEL 1 – $10 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 – $11 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 – $14 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.


$92 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

Salads & Sides

Please select 3 (additional selections $6 pp)

Organic honey glazed kumara & spinach salad, walnut & hunter valley feta

Red quinoa, couscous, chick pea, baby spinach salad, almonds, softened currants, lemon yoghurt dressing

Boiled baby potato salad, mint, chives, quartered eggs, traditional mayonnaise

Apple, walnut and radicchio salad, roaring forties blue, sweetened balsamic

Chilled iceberg lettuce, extra virgin olive oil, lemon & garlic dressing, grana padano

Zucchini salad, mint, garlic, baby peas, lemon, extra virgin olive oil

Char grilled eggplant, zucchini, roasted vegetables, king island goat’s cheese

Crunchy middle eastern Fattoush

Classic caesar salad

Rocket, pear, pecorino, pine nuts, aged balsamic

Mixed leaf baby rocket, spinach, shaved parmesan, virgin olive oil, aged balsamic

Asian vermicelli noodle salad, school prawns, blackened chilli, coriander, mint, crushed peanuts

Tomatoes, bocconcini, basil leaves, artisan virgin olive oil, maldon salt, cracked pepper

Angel hair pasta salad, crisped capers, liguria olives, rocket, roasted garlic

Hot roasted chat potatoes with rosemary & maldon salt

Classic French potato bake, fresh thyme, streaky bangalow smoked bacon

Sauteed broccoli, caramelised onion and toasted almonds.

Saffron & coconut rice pilaf with toasted cashew


Please choose 1(additional sleections $7 pp)

Fine Australian cheeses, muscatels, lavish, quince paste

Chef’s selection of sweet desserts

A selection of roving gelatos on ice trays



alternating choose 2

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

Huon salmon terrine with lemon zested ricotta, roasted capsicum strips, salsa verde
and fresh lemon cheek (GF)

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

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

Roast duck ravioli, aromatic spiced duck with star aniseed and sliced roast duck breast in a lightly spiced Cantonese duck sauce

Saffron cannelloni with pumpkin puree, creamed spinach, lemon zest ricotta w aged parmesan and crispy sage


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

Crisped Huon Salmon fillet on a cassoulet of lentil du py, cannellini beans in a light seafood bisque, chervil and lemon zest with parsley butter baby potatoes

Twice cooked chicken breast with a potato galette, crisped leek in a Canadian maple jus or a lemon caper sauce (GF)

*Amelia Park 5-hour slow braised lamb shanks

*Slow braised beef cheek

*Choose one of the following accompaniments for the Lamb Shank or Beef Cheek

Red wine jus with parisienne buttered mashed potatoes and chives

Herbed tomato sauce with parmesan polenta base

Moroccan saffron tagine, harissa, green olives preserved lemons on a Moroccan couscous


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


alternating choose 2

Crystal Bay prawn and spanner crab lasagne in a seafood bisque w baby watercress

Citrus cured Huon salmon fillet, crispy pancetta, blue swimmer crab, Yarra valley caviar and preserved lemon aioli

Burrata mozzarella, seasoned heirloom tomatoes, baby mediterranean olives, poormans sourdough and fresh basil, drizzled with Estate first pressed olive oil

Cauliflower and cumin veloute with butter poached sea scallops, avruga caviar and baby chervil garnish

Grass fed chimichurri rump dry aged, oven roasted marrow in the half bone, pickled cauliflower and grilled U6 prawn. (GF DF)


alternating choose 2

Tenderloin filet, red wine jus, sauteed mushrooms, parmesan hasselback potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Riverina rack of lamb, herbed crust, duck fat crisped potato, buttered spinach and Mediterranean ratatouille

Gold band snapper fillet, pan seared, fennel puree, watercress with saffron poached potatoes

Duck roulade, wrapped in jamon prosciutto, crispy basil, potato gratin and a madeira jus


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

Oakleigh Ranch, laser cut, marble score 4 wagyu eye filet, truffled forest mushrooms, confit eschallots and seasonal heirloom vegetables and chive and parmesan hasselback potato


alternating choose 2

all served with edible flowers, fresh berries and tulle

Hazelnut joconde layered with coffee cream and chocolate ganache

Raspberry layered joconde, white ganache, edible soil

Apple and salted caramel tart with poached apple compote

Cuboid Choux pastry filled praline mousseline, chocolate praline and joconde biscuit

Vanilla bean cream caramel, cinnamon poached corella pear


Standard Beverage Package – $48 for 4H per person

Angove wine collection
Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Shiraz Cabernet, Sparkling Brut.

On tap: James Boag’s, Toohey’s Extra Dry, Hahn Super Dry
Bottled: James Boag’s Light

Non-alcoholic beverages
Assorted Soft Drinks, Orange Juice, Sparkling & Still Water and Freshly Brewed Tea and Coffee
$12 per person per hour

Wine Upgrade (Level 1)

Wine Selection—choose 1 white and 1 red
Sparkling is included in the upgrade

Grant Burge Pinot Noir Chardonnay NV

Grant Burge, while normally known for full bodied reds, produce an exceptional sparkling here with an attractive nose of strawberry, stone fruit and biscuity notes leads to a richly flavoured, generous palate with a creamy mouth feel and beautifully crisp finish

• Type Pinot Noir Chardonnay Size750mL

• Current Vintage Non Vintage* Country Australia

• Brand Name Grant Burge Closure Cork

• Wine Sweetness Dry

Wirra Wirra Mrs Wigley Grenache Rose

Mrs Wigley was not the wife of Wirra Wirra founder, Robert Strangways Wigley,
but in fact a neighbouring cat that took up residence in the winery open top ferment ers. The rosé show aromas of fresh strawberry and cherry and a crisp palate of light spice and a lingering dry finish

• TypeGrenacheSize750mL

• Region McLaren Vale Current Vintage2018*

• Country Australia State South Australia

• Brand Name Wirra Wirra Wine Maker Paul Smith & Paul Carpenter

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness Dry

Punt Road Napoleone Chardonnay

Is a lovely cool climate Chardonnay sourced from the Yarra Valley, this wine shows citrus and stonefruit aromas with a creamy barrel ferment texture. Layers of peach and citrus flavours and a crisp acid finish. Incredible quality at this price.

• Type Chardonnay Size750mL

• Region Yarra Valley Current Vintage2019*

• Standard Drinks7.4 Alcohol Volume12.5%

• Country Australia State Victoria
• Brand Name Punt Road Wine Maker Tim Shand

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness—Dry

Nugan Estate Chardonnay

Chardonnay sourced from Victoria’s cool climate King Valley goes into Nugan’s Estate Chardonnay. Pale straw in appearance, with a youthful green hue. Aromas of peach, nectarine, poached peach and mixed spice, a rich mout filling palate of stone fruit, biscuit and yeast notes with a crisp acidity make this agood drink.

• Type Chardonnay Size750ml

• Region King Valley Current Vintage2017*

• Standard Drinks7.7 Alcohol Volume13.0%

• Country Australia State Victoria

• Brand Name Nugan Estate Vegan Friendly true

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness—Dry

Jim Barry Watervale Riesling

Jim Barry Watervale Riesling from the Clare Valley is all about the musk, bracing acidity and juicy limes. This perennial favourite Riesling never misses a beat, marrying concentration with finesse, current drink ing pleasure with cellar-worthy wow factor. Expect this wine to develop over ten years into a superb wine experience.

• Type RieslingSize750mL Region Clare Valley

• Current Vintage2020* Standard Drinks7.4

• Country Australia State South Australia

• Brand Name Jim Barry Wine Maker Tom Barry

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness—Dry

Tim Adams Clare Valley Riesling

Intensely flavoured and very lifted Riesling character with citrus aromat ics of grapefruit, lemon & lime. Enjoy as an aperitif or with seafood.

• Type Riesling Size750mL

• Region Clare Valley Current Vintage2019*

• Standard Drinks6.8 Alcohol Volume11.5%

• Country Australia State South Australia

• Brand Name Tim Adams Wine Maker Tim Adams

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness—Dry

Babich Sauvignon Blanc

Vibrant passionfruit and tropical notes make this white a treat to drink. Made up of fruit from selected vineyards, this Babich white is a very refreshing wine with plenty to offer

• Type Sauvignon Blanc Size750mL

• Region Marlborough Current Vintage2016*

• Standard Drinks7.7 Alcohol Volume13.0% (2016)

• Country New Zealand Brand Name Babich

• Closure Screw Cap Wine Sweetness Dry

Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc

Family owned Villa Maria Estate has been rated as New Zealand’s +Most Trusted Wine Brand+ in Reader’s Digest poll 2016 and is New Zealand’s most awarded winery. This Sauvignon Blanc has Ripe gooseberry flavours and tropical fruit with more depth and complexity than most.

• Type Sauvignon Blanc Size750mL

• Region Marlborough Current Vintage2018*

• Country New Zealand Brand Name Villa Maria

Seven Hill Inigo Shiraz

A fantastic value for money Clare Valley Shiraz. Sourced from 100 year old vines, it has aromas of black cherries and dark chocolate with a fine spicy lingering finish.

• Type Shiraz Region Clare Valley

• Current Vintage2017* Country Australia

• State South Australia Brand Name Sevenhill

• Wine Maker Liz Heidenreich Wine Sweetness Dry

• Wine Body Full Bodied

Jip Jip Rocks Shiraz Cabernet

One of Australia’s signature blends, Shiraz Cabernet has the best of both worlds: Spices and jammy black berries from a Shiraz plus Cabernet’s firm tannin structure and ripe blackcurrant aromas. Hand crafted by Ben Riggs in the South Australia, Jip Jip Rocks is family own winery with great value.

• Type Shiraz Cabernet Region Padthaway

• Current Vintage2019* Country Australia

• State South Australia Brand Name Jip Jip Rocks

• Wine Maker Ben Riggs

Parker Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

The Parker Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is made in a riper, more generous style to its peers, yet with enough restraint to display the distinct varietal and regional characteristics. Dark choc olates, violets and notes of liquorice capture the nose, revealing an expansive soft palate layered in berry fruits. Supported by fine grain tannins, the wine encompassing a classic structure, one that can
be enjoyed on release and or cellared short to medium term.

• Type Cabernet Sauvignon Size750mL

• Region Coonawarra Current Vintage2018*

• Country Australia State South Australia

• Brand Name Parker Coonawarra Estate

• Vegan Friendly true

• Wine Sweetness Dry Wine Body Full Bodied



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