Magistic Australia Day Fireworks Cruise BYO Food (online bookings only)

Departure Location King Street Wharf
  • Boards 18:45
  • Departs 19:15
  • Returns 21:45
Cruise Inclusions
  • This cruise can only be booked online (phone bookings - $10 booking fee per person applies)
  • 3 hour Australia Day fireworks cruise
  • Fully licensed bar – STRICTLY NO BYO DRINKS
  • Bar snacks not available (BYO snacks permitted)
  • 3 large outer decks for viewing of Harbour events
  • View fireworks display and Jet Ski demonstration
  • Full air-conditioned vessel
  • All-inclusive price with Australia Day double time penalty rates
  • BYO snacks permitted
  • STRICTLY NO BYO DRINKS – fully licensed bar
  • Passengers bringing beverages on board, will be refused boarding. Crew will conduct a bag inspection for all beverages.
  • Customers refused boarding due to non-compliance of beverage policy will receive no refund
  • Reflecting the spirit of Australia Day, smart casual attire recommended. 
  • Celebrate Australia Day live event on Sydney Harbour. 
  • See the Australia Day spectacular fireworks display
  • Jet-skis and flotilla of yachts display.
  • Spirit of Australia Day with music.
  • Events organised by NSW government. Subject to change without notice.
  • Full refund for booking cancelled up to 72 hours prior to departure 
  • Arrive at the wharf 15 minutes prior to boarding time
  • The dress code for this cruise is casual
  • Guests are welcome to the wheelhouse (please seek Captain’s permission)
  • For more information on the vessel, please contact the Captain on board
  • We recommend comfortable shoes (no high heels)
  • Please check the weather conditions prior to travel as jackets may be required
  • Cruise program and schedule is subject to change
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants, we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • We would appreciate the support of all adults / parents to ensure that all children onboard under the age of 17 must remain seated at the table. If children are on the outer decks, they must be accompanied by an adult at all times. It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure that their children do not run around the boat, which may cause safety issues. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.  Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline.
  • Unfortunately we cannot accommodate requests for split bills onboard. Each table will be presented with 1 bill for all additional onboard purchases. Credit card payments are preferred. 
  • All cruises operate subject to minimum loading to make it viable.

    The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to a similar cruise on the same cruise date.

    We will advise you details of your new cruise by forwarding you a new e-ticket with all the cruise details.

    We will always endeavour to assign you to a cruise that operates closer to your departure time and duration of cruise. On receiving your new e-ticket please review the cruise details including the menu and inclusions.

    If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise please forward the new e-ticket to the following email (res@australiancruisegroup.com.au) at least 24 hours prior to departure so that we can reschedule your cruise to the next available departure.

  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.
  • Individual bookings (less than 10 guests): Requires a full payment at the time of the booking. These bookings are 100% non-refundable.
  • Group bookings (10 guests or more): The guest has a choice to pay a 20% deposit to confirm the booking, if the cruise date is more than 14 days in advance. The customer must confirm the final number of guests 7 days prior to the cruise date and are required a full and final payment 7 days prior to the cruise. Credit will be issued for any reduction in final passenger numbers up to 7 days prior to the cruise date.
  • Change cruise date (transfer your booking): Any request to transfer a booking to another date must be made 72 hours prior to the cruise date. Such transfer of bookings are subject to availability of seats at the same price for the new cruise date. If the price is higher for the new cruise date, you will be required to pay the difference in addition to the minimum transfer fee.
  • Transfer fee: There is a $20 per person minimum transfer fee will apply. New Year’s Eve cruise tickets cannot be transferred to a different date.
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants (excluding Clearview boats), we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All cruise fares are quoted in Australian Dollars and include Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to substitute vessels without notice (including any vessels of a third party), deviate from a vessels advertised route, change any menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare. We will endeavour to provide a similar quality vessel, route, menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare (as the case may be) in these circumstances. In such circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or to refund any fares or portions of fares, nor will we be liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.
  • Requests from our guests for dietary requirements (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus on board our cruises will be politely declined, as our kitchen team prepares the meals in our onboard kitchens. As we cater for large number of guests in a relatively small meal time, it is not practical for us to accommodate to such requests within the given time frame. All of our cruises have at least on vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus. Banquet menus also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (nuts, gluten, diary, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision. In exceptional circumstances, with our prior written consent you (or one of your guests) may bring your own meal.
  • Our cruises operate on busy waterways and are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on such waterways including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible in tort, contract or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of injury or death sustained by you or any other passenger, howsoever arising and whether or not arising as a result of our negligence or failure to render due care and skill. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk. If however any guarantees, terms, conditions or warranties are implied into this agreement by any law of the Commonwealth or New South Wales, the exclusion of which would contravene that law or cause part or all of this clause to be void, then to the extent permissible by law:

    (a) We exclude all other guarantees, terms, conditions and warranties; and
    (b) Our liability for breach of such guarantee, term, condition or warranty is limited to the supply of the relevant cruise again or the cost of re-supplying the cruise.
  • We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising and whether or not our liability arises in tort, contract or otherwise.
  • Some of the tours, products and cruises we operate may be considered dangerous and you should be aware of the risks involved before participating, which may include injury or death. Where the tours, products and cruises include activities that could be considered dangerous, you assume all of the inherent risks which are applicable to those activities. Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude you from participating in activities and you are responsible for confirming your ability to participate. You must use caution when participating in activities and inform us of any medical or other conditions.
  • It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day. If you fail to comply with either of these conditions, we will be forever discharged from all claims, suits, actions and/or proceedings relating to or arising out of or in any way connected with the cruise and we will be discharged from all liability whatsoever, including any liability for negligence.
  • We may contract or arrange for third parties to provide the whole or part of the cruise and any related services to you. You must not bring any claims or actions against such third parties. If you bring such a claim or action in breach of this agreement, you agree to indemnify us and the person against whom the claim or action is made against the consequences of that claim or action. You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.
  • You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.
  • This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of New South Wales.
  • If any of these provisions are unenforceable, this shall not affect the enforceability of any other part of the provision or any other provision. In the event of inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. No waiver or variation of this agreement will have binding effect unless such waiver or agreement is in writing and signed by us.

Email bookings

Available for groups or bookings with special request

  • BYO snacks permitted
  • STRICTLY NO BYO DRINKS – fully licensed bar
  • Passengers bringing beverages on board, will be refused boarding. Crew will conduct a bag inspection for all beverages.
  • Customers refused boarding due to non-compliance of beverage policy will receive no refund
  • Reflecting the spirit of Australia Day, smart casual attire recommended. 
  • Celebrate Australia Day live event on Sydney Harbour. 
  • See the Australia Day spectacular fireworks display
  • Jet-skis and flotilla of yachts display.
  • Spirit of Australia Day with music.
  • Events organised by NSW government. Subject to change without notice.
  • Full refund for booking cancelled up to 72 hours prior to departure 
  • Arrive at the wharf 15 minutes prior to boarding time
  • The dress code for this cruise is casual
  • Guests are welcome to the wheelhouse (please seek Captain’s permission)
  • For more information on the vessel, please contact the Captain on board
  • We recommend comfortable shoes (no high heels)
  • Please check the weather conditions prior to travel as jackets may be required
  • Cruise program and schedule is subject to change
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants, we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • We would appreciate the support of all adults / parents to ensure that all children onboard under the age of 17 must remain seated at the table. If children are on the outer decks, they must be accompanied by an adult at all times. It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure that their children do not run around the boat, which may cause safety issues. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.  Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline.
  • Unfortunately we cannot accommodate requests for split bills onboard. Each table will be presented with 1 bill for all additional onboard purchases. Credit card payments are preferred. 
  • All cruises operate subject to minimum loading to make it viable.

    The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to a similar cruise on the same cruise date.

    We will advise you details of your new cruise by forwarding you a new e-ticket with all the cruise details.

    We will always endeavour to assign you to a cruise that operates closer to your departure time and duration of cruise. On receiving your new e-ticket please review the cruise details including the menu and inclusions.

    If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise please forward the new e-ticket to the following email (res@australiancruisegroup.com.au) at least 24 hours prior to departure so that we can reschedule your cruise to the next available departure.

  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.
  • Individual bookings (less than 10 guests): Requires a full payment at the time of the booking. These bookings are 100% non-refundable.
  • Group bookings (10 guests or more): The guest has a choice to pay a 20% deposit to confirm the booking, if the cruise date is more than 14 days in advance. The customer must confirm the final number of guests 7 days prior to the cruise date and are required a full and final payment 7 days prior to the cruise. Credit will be issued for any reduction in final passenger numbers up to 7 days prior to the cruise date.
  • Change cruise date (transfer your booking): Any request to transfer a booking to another date must be made 72 hours prior to the cruise date. Such transfer of bookings are subject to availability of seats at the same price for the new cruise date. If the price is higher for the new cruise date, you will be required to pay the difference in addition to the minimum transfer fee.
  • Transfer fee: There is a $20 per person minimum transfer fee will apply. New Year’s Eve cruise tickets cannot be transferred to a different date.
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants (excluding Clearview boats), we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All cruise fares are quoted in Australian Dollars and include Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to substitute vessels without notice (including any vessels of a third party), deviate from a vessels advertised route, change any menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare. We will endeavour to provide a similar quality vessel, route, menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare (as the case may be) in these circumstances. In such circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or to refund any fares or portions of fares, nor will we be liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.
  • Requests from our guests for dietary requirements (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus on board our cruises will be politely declined, as our kitchen team prepares the meals in our onboard kitchens. As we cater for large number of guests in a relatively small meal time, it is not practical for us to accommodate to such requests within the given time frame. All of our cruises have at least on vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus. Banquet menus also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (nuts, gluten, diary, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision. In exceptional circumstances, with our prior written consent you (or one of your guests) may bring your own meal.
  • Our cruises operate on busy waterways and are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on such waterways including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible in tort, contract or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of injury or death sustained by you or any other passenger, howsoever arising and whether or not arising as a result of our negligence or failure to render due care and skill. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk. If however any guarantees, terms, conditions or warranties are implied into this agreement by any law of the Commonwealth or New South Wales, the exclusion of which would contravene that law or cause part or all of this clause to be void, then to the extent permissible by law:

    (a) We exclude all other guarantees, terms, conditions and warranties; and
    (b) Our liability for breach of such guarantee, term, condition or warranty is limited to the supply of the relevant cruise again or the cost of re-supplying the cruise.
  • We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising and whether or not our liability arises in tort, contract or otherwise.
  • Some of the tours, products and cruises we operate may be considered dangerous and you should be aware of the risks involved before participating, which may include injury or death. Where the tours, products and cruises include activities that could be considered dangerous, you assume all of the inherent risks which are applicable to those activities. Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude you from participating in activities and you are responsible for confirming your ability to participate. You must use caution when participating in activities and inform us of any medical or other conditions.
  • It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day. If you fail to comply with either of these conditions, we will be forever discharged from all claims, suits, actions and/or proceedings relating to or arising out of or in any way connected with the cruise and we will be discharged from all liability whatsoever, including any liability for negligence.
  • We may contract or arrange for third parties to provide the whole or part of the cruise and any related services to you. You must not bring any claims or actions against such third parties. If you bring such a claim or action in breach of this agreement, you agree to indemnify us and the person against whom the claim or action is made against the consequences of that claim or action. You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.
  • You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.
  • This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of New South Wales.
  • If any of these provisions are unenforceable, this shall not affect the enforceability of any other part of the provision or any other provision. In the event of inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. No waiver or variation of this agreement will have binding effect unless such waiver or agreement is in writing and signed by us.

Reviews

Guests Reviews

Had a wonderful night aboard the Magistic vessel; table service was phenomenal and the lay out of the seating wasn't too squishy or overcrowded. All waiters were exceptionally professional and views amazing. Food was delicious and constantly topped up, cannot fault the night or recommend highly enough.

Mr

Had a great time, would definitely do this again. Moring under the harbour bridge to watch the fireworks was the highlight.

Yeonah

we were expecting the cruise to be good but the cruise far exceeded our expectation. We were delighted of our position of the boat in regards to the fireworks the whole night was outstanding. will be back again

lynette

There was a young blonde lady ( pity I cannot remember her name) that looked after us on the top deck, she was so friendly and made our cruise experience most enjoyable. Thank You

Anonymous

We had a great time on the Australia Day cruise, the boat was lovely and not over crowded. There was plenty of beer and wine and the food was nice and very fresh. I only have one small criticism which is that I found that the lining up for food was quite un organised. I think it would be nicer if one table at a time went and got there food. Other than that it was a wonderful cruise.

Graeme

Magistic Australia Day Fireworks Cruise BYO Food (online bookings only)

Celebrate Australia Day with Magistic Cruises and enjoy your dinner amid roving views of the Sydney Harbour. This Magistic Australia Day package includes an exceptional cruising experience on an Australian purpose-built catamaran combined with spectacular fireworks views.

The Magistic Australia Day fireworks cruise permits BYO snacks as well. You can also purchase spirits of your choice from the fully licensed bar on board. The expansive outer decks as well as the panoramic windows offer roving harbour views throughout the cruise.

The Magistic dinner cruise is undoubtedly the perfect way to celebrate Australia Day on the Harbour. Why wait? Book Now!

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