Sydney Showboat II

Event & Function Boats Sydney Showboat II

Boat Rating

An iconic paddlewheeler cruising Sydney Harbour, Sydney Showboat has successfully catered for numerous charters since 1987.

  • ​Sydney's unique fully air-conditioned vessel
  • 3 large interior dining areas with flexible layout
  • Fully-equipped bar and lounge facilities
  • Theatre-style layout with a mezzanine floor
  • Purpose-built stage with a full audio-visual suite
  • Authentic paddle wheeler venue with contemporary interior
  • Cathedral windows with wrap around verandahs
  • Fully-equipped restroom facility available
  • Multilingual and trained staff
  • Designated smoking area

Boat Capacity

  • 525Licensed
  • 400Seated & Served
  • 400Buffet & Seated
  • 450Cocktail Style
  • Boat Details
  • Boat Features
  • Charter Details
  • Entertainment
  • Length 144 '
  • Engines 2 x Cummins NT855 @ 224kW
  • Builder Carrington Shipyard, Newcastle NSW
  • Beam 12.5m
  • Max Speed 8 knots
  • Disability Access No
  • Draft 2.45m
  • Cruising Speed 4 knots
  • Decks 4
  • Microphone Yes
  • Air Conditioned

  • Flat-screen

  • Swim Platform

  • Wi-Fi

  • Sun-bed

  • Water Sports

  • BYO Food No
  • BYO Alcohol No
  • Min Hire Period 2 Hours
  • Stage Yes - free
  • Dance Floor Yes
  • Band Fee applies
  • Projector Yes - free
  • Dj Fee applies
  • A/V System $400 for AV operator


Minimum Charter Fee $140


Sydney Showboat II

An ideal  boat hire in Sydney that stands unique from the other vessels on the Harbour. The Sydney Showboats has successfully catered for numerous charters for over a period of 30 years.

The vessel has a main deck with a pillar less theatre-style layout and a spacious stage perfect for entertainment. It has a private deck with an outer balcony that can be booked for smaller functions or parties as well. The wrap-around verandas and cathedral windows give your guests great views of the spectacular Sydney Harbour.

A vessel that exudes class and old-world charm, the vessel is a suitable cruising venue that can be effectively tailored to suit a multitude of functions, from parties to gala dinners, to conferences & business events. A full suite of built-in AV facilities are also available on the vessel. There is a variety of menu options on offer to suit each function. All the dishes will be freshly prepared on board the vessel by our experienced chefs.

Sydney Showboats offers worthwhile packages for all type of events which makes it one of the best  boat rentals in Sydney . You also get to avail the services of the dedicated events team that works with you to plan and execute every last detail of your party.