Why Choose Us
Make Sydney’s premier cruising company your first choice!
The Australian Cruise Group has revolutionised cruising experiences in Sydney with its luxurious spin on sightseeing and dining that surpasses the ambience of any waterfront restaurant, earning an unparalleled reputation of being Sydney’s premier cruising company.
What began as a distant dream is now a flourishing reality with Magistic Cruises and Sydney Showboats paving the way for the success of our Cruising Restaurants. Our vessels make the perfect venue on Sydney Harbour for an exceptional product launch, gala dinner, cocktail party or conference that will set you apart from the others.
Magistic Two and Magistic Sail are the pride of the Australian Cruise Group, built to the highest nautical standards by leading Australian architects in Fremantle, Western Australia. These stately catamarans are the embodiment of luxury and extravagance, trimmed with contemporary interior décor.
Magistic guests are welcomed on board and cloaked with the promise of a relaxation that includes incredible sights, great photo opportunities, sumptuous food and good wine. The ambient luxury and service of our staff sweeps them off their feet giving them a brief, but exhilarating, tryst with fantasy!
The Sydney Showboats have recreated the charm of authentic paddle wheelers that used to ply the waters of Sydney Harbour during the 1800’s. Managed by the Australian Cruise Group, these Showboats have been cruising Sydney Harbour since 1987, delivering unforgettable experiences to over 5 million guests. With its recent multi-million dollar makeover, the Sydney Showboats sport stylish interiors with dramatic lines, backlit marble and plush fabrics that are enhanced by the warm lighting.
The Sydney Showboat promises a night full of spectacular sights, great food and entertainment that transcends all expectations! Glamorous showgirls, in glittering, beaded outfits, usher guests into this New Orleans-style paddle wheeler and transport them into a sensational world of glitz and glamour – an experience like no other!
With us ‘Customer is King’!
We truly believe that there is no second chance to make a good first impression. Our team leaves no stone unturned to ensure that our services are laced with quality and perfection that enhance the cruising experience of our guests.
Our cruising restaurants offer a fine-dining experience serving freshly prepared restaurant-quality food. While the sights and sounds of the Sydney Harbour cruise lend food for the soul, our chefs onboard whip up a fresh and delectable spread that has something for every palate.
Fair Price Policy
Our cruising restaurants offer a lifestyle experience that can be availed at an all-inclusive fair price, ensuring that there are no hidden costs.
NSW Maritime Safety Compliance
Our cruising restaurants conform to a safety management program that meets and exceeds the NSW Maritime Authority's guidelines for safety management systems onboard commercial vessels.
Premium passenger indemnity insurance cover
Our cruising restaurants maintain a high level of passenger indemnity insurance with a leading specialist insurer.
Favoured by Celebrities the world over
Our cruising restaurants have earned repute for their impeccable quality and standards making them the preferred choice of globe-trotting celebrities. We have been perfect hosts to heads of state, dignitaries, celebrities and sports personalities.
Our impressive guest list includes luminaries such as Robin Williams, Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Janet Jackson and Christina Aguilera. We have also hosted prominent sports personalities that include the likes of Steve Waugh, the Indian Cricket Team, Sydney Swans, Brian Lara and Dwight Yorke.
We couldn’t have been more proud when our vessels were chosen to host the official lunch cruise for 250 of the most powerful business minds on the planet – the 2005 Forbes Global CEO Conference. More recently, we have hosted singer Bruno Mars as well as political leaders such as Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi.