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Why a Winter Hen’s Party Cruise on Sydney Harbour is a Great Idea!

Why a Winter Hen’s Party Cruise on Sydney Harbour is a Great Idea!

Planning a memorable hen’s party can be quite challenging, but one option that stands out is a winter hen’s party cruise on the stunning Sydney Harbour. While the summer months may be the traditional choice, there are several compelling reasons why embracing the winter season can make your celebration truly unforgettable. From breathtaking views to the cozy ambience, let’s explore why a hens party cruise in winter is a fantastic idea on Sydney Harbour.

1 – Spectacular Winter Scenery

Imagine gliding through the tranquil waters of Sydney Harbour, surrounded by a picturesque winter landscape. The harbour’s iconic landmarks, such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, take on a different charm in the winter months. The crisp air, clear skies, and occasional rainbows create a magical atmosphere, making your hen’s party even more special.

Winter is also when Vivid Sydney is on, why not time your Hens Party Cruise to coincide with Vivid Sydney?

2 – Availability and Affordability

Compared to the peak summer season, winter offers greater availability and more affordable options for hen’s party cruises on Sydney Harbour. You’ll have a wider range of vessels to choose from, ensuring you find the perfect fit for your group’s size and preferences. Additionally, many cruise operators offer attractive discounts and packages during the winter months, allowing you to enjoy a memorable experience without breaking the bank.

Platinum Package: Enjoy $10 off per person for cruises booked between May and Aug.

Heaven: Enjoy $100 off per hour boat hire.

3 – Cozy and Intimate Atmosphere

Winter is synonymous with coziness, and a hen’s party cruise during this season provides a warm and intimate ambiance for your celebration. Most vessels are equipped with climate control, ensuring a comfortable environment regardless of the weather outside. You can gather with your closest friends indoors, enjoying the festivities while taking in the stunning views through large panoramic windows.

4 – Indoor Entertainment Options

On a winter hen’s party cruise, the onboard entertainment options are even more enticing. Cruise operators often offer a variety of indoor activities to keep your guests engaged and entertained. From dance floors and karaoke to themed parties and live music, there are plenty of options to create an unforgettable experience for everyone on board.

Platinum Package includes karaoke and Photobooth FREE!

5 – Culinary Delights

Winter is the perfect time to indulge in a delectable culinary experience. Many hen’s party cruises offer mouth-watering menus featuring seasonal delights and warm comfort food. From hearty canapés and gourmet dishes to rich desserts and hot beverages, you and your guests can savour a delightful culinary journey while sailing through the breathtaking backdrop of Sydney Harbour.

6 – Privacy and Exclusivity

With fewer tourists during the winter months, your hen’s party can enjoy more privacy and exclusivity on Sydney Harbour. You’ll have ample space on board to celebrate, take memorable photos, and create unforgettable moments with your closest friends. The quieter atmosphere allows you to immerse yourself in the joyous occasion without distractions fully.

A private hens party cruise is a perfect way to experience some saucy entertainment, away from prying eyes. Add a topless waiter, apron waiter, life drawing or strip show.

View entertainment options here.

A winter hen’s party cruise on Sydney Harbour offers a unique and enchanting experience that sets it apart from the traditional summer celebrations. The breathtaking scenery, cozy ambiance, affordability, and variety of indoor entertainment options make it an ideal choice for an unforgettable hen’s party. Embrace the beauty of Sydney Harbour in winter and create lifelong memories with your friends as you sail through a picturesque wonderland.

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Check Out our all Inclusive hens party packages

Hens party boat

Platinum hens Package

1-15 guests $3150 flat rate

15-19 $210pp

20-24 $200pp

25-29 $195pp

30-40 $190pp

Silver Spirit is a luxury 60ft motor yacht. Over 3 levels, open-top deck with lounges, main saloon with bar, bow with additional seating.

Best for premium boat and inclusions

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Premium Buffet BBQ menu
  • Open bar, wines, beers, ciders, soft drinks
  • Times: 11.30am-2.30pm, 3-6pm or 6.30-9.30pm.
  • 7-10pm – (7-10pm only on available Friday nights)

Platinum Package
Hens party boat

Mexican Platinum hens

1-15 guests $3300 flat rate

15-19 $220pp

20-24 $215pp

25-29 $210pp

30-40 $205pp

All the features of Silver Spirit’s Platinum Package with a Mexican twist! Build your own burritos with 12 hour slow-cooked pulled beef + all the yummy extras.

Best for creating a colourful Mexican theme!

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Mexican burrito menu
  • Open bar, wines, beers, ciders, soft drinks
  • Times: 11.30am-2.30pm, 3-6pm or 6.30-9.30pm.
  • 7-10pm – (7-10pm only on available Friday nights)
  • Add welcome margarita +$10pp
Mexican Platinum Package
Fleetwing II boat sydney

Opal Package

1-20 guests $3800 flat rate

21-25 $185pp

26-30 $175pp

31-34 $160pp

35-46 $155pp

53ft catamaran motor boat, 2 levels, large inside space/dance-floor area, 

Best for Dancefloor/DJ 

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Basic BBQ menu
  • Open bar, wines, beers, soft drinks
  • Times: 12-3pm, 3.30-6.30pm, 7-10pm

Upgrade options: extra hour, menu upgrades, DJ.

Opal Package
Amber boat package

Amber Package

1-6 pax $1630 flat rate

6 pax $270pp

7 pax $235pp

8 pax $210pp

9 pax $190pp

10 pax $175pp

11 pax $170pp

12 pax $165pp

This 44ft motor yacht is for smaller groups but is still spacious allowing for the group to enjoy being on the water.

Best for small groups

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Classic BBQ menu
  • BYO drinks

Upgrade options: extra hour, extra platters, drinks delivered to the boat.

Amber Package
Enigma x boat hire

Emerald Package

1-11pax $2400 flat rate,

12-13 pax $205pp

14-15 pax $185pp,

16-17pax $170pp

18-20 pax $165pp

This 34ft motor catamaran is ideal for smaller groups. Single level, spacious interior, aft deck and bow areas.

Best small group all-inclusive

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Basic BBQ menu
  • Open bar, wines, beers, soft drinks
  • Times: 11-2/12-3/1-4pm or 5-8/6-9/7-10pm
Emerald Package
KIRRALEE sydney boat hire

Bronze Package

1-15 guests $2400 flat rate

16-20 $150pp

21-25 $140pp

26-30 $120pp

An open-plan catamaran with sun beds on the bow. Ideal for those on a smaller budget.

BYO Drinks and platters

  • 3-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Grazing platter menu
  • BYO drinks, esky with ice provided
  • Times: 12-3pm, 3.30-6.30pm and 7-10pm
Bronze Package
Eclipse boat hire Sydney


1-40 guests $8800 flat rate

40-49 pax $220pp

50-65 pax $200pp

Luxury motor cat, multiple entertaining areas, dancefloor

4 hours large groups

  • 4-hour boat hire, with crew and wharf fees
  • Canape Menu
  • Open bar, wines, beers, soft drinks
  • Times: Times: 12-4 or 6-10pm
Yellow Sapphire

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Sydney harbour cruise

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