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Luxury Catamaran Rental

Looking for a unique way to experience Sydney?

Our catamaran Alila is one of a kind – we offer luxury catamaran hire on Sydney Harbour, with a fun Aussie attitude!
Whether for corporate events, family functions, birthday parties, romantic gestures, overnight stays or just lunch on the harbour with the ease of catering already onboard, we are here to make your day (or night) utterly unforgettable.

Alila Boat Hire Rates

2024-2025 Seasonal Rates

Normal Days Rates

Low Season (May – August)
Everyday $450 per hour (up to 30 guests)
Offshore Whale watching and Fishing trips for 10 passengers- $1500 for 4 hours.

High Season (September – April)
Monday to Friday: $500 per hour up to 30 guests (Excluding December)
Saturday, Sunday and December: $575 per hour up to 30 guests

BYO fee
Bring your own food, drink and alcoholic beverages, and we’ll provide disposable plates, cups, cutlery, napkins and use of all platters, BBQ gear – and the skipper can cook, onboard Esky chillers and the use of a quality stereo.

Wharf fees
$50 per wharf ($100 minimum)


Optional Extras

Standup paddleboard hire
2 available

Lily Pad hire

Food, Booze and Ice pick up


Cigarette burns will cost you $150 per burn. Please respect one of Sydney’s most beautiful catamarans!

Every now and then, the skipper agrees to shorter (3-hour) charters, subject to availability. Don’t be afraid to call up and see if there is a 3-hour charter available, especially mid-week or at the last minute – you could be off and sailing sooner than you think. $650ph

Special Occasion Rates

New Year’s Eve Ticket
$750 per person
Inclusive of all catering and champagne.
5:30pm to 6:30pm pick up at Rose Bay via tender service followed by an incredible night out on our harbour. As always, 5-star service and positioning for the main events.
Drop off at Rose Bay after the midnight fireworks.

Australia Day
$3,500 package
Up to 30 guests
5 hours charter
Pick-up time : around 10:30am
Includes 2 wharves and BYO fee, plus a host and skipper for groups over 20 guests.
This is a special day out on the harbour, so it’s best to get out early. We’ll even dress the boat appropriately!
NOTE: A 2nd charter is available on the day from 4.30pm, with usual 3-hour minimum rates.

Boxing Day
Saturday rate plus 25%
Up to 30 guests
Includes 2 wharves and BYO fee, plus a host and skipper for groups over 20 guests.
This is an incredible day out on the harbour, celebrating the annual launch of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

All Other Public Holidays Add 20% to standard hire rates.

We are on Instagram
NYE tix for $750 per person, all inclusive. Grab some mates and come celebrate onboard Alila with me. Only 12 spaces left!
Sydney 😍😍😍
It just never gets old! Thanks Ian @bhs.boathiresydney for the gig 🙏🫡
The season is coming to an end for us here at ESH, but it’s the beginning of a marriage between my old friends @ozbazaar and @matendam, so much love gents ❤️🫡 and @fireball_au mixing up a birthday shindig onboard the mighty Alila! Happy birthday legend! ❤️
@bethroberts38 back again for round 7!!! A massive shout out to our long term clients!! It’s people like you that keep me out here living the dream. Thanks a million groovers, especially you Beth 🫡❤️@experiencesydneyharbour
Happy 30th Jan!!! Thanks again for all your support, hope you have the best year eva!!
After almost a decade out here thanks to you lot, the old girl still manages to take my breath away. @experiencesydneyharbour