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Starship Sydney & Starship Aqua
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  • Average9%
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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King Street Wharf 4, Sydney, New South Wales 1230, Australia
+61 2 9279 3433
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would expect to experience a luxurious cruise on New Year’s Eve for paying the amount of $780 but it was totally not worth it at all. I don’t mind queuing to get on the ship but it was unbelievably overcrowded! There were literally no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pauramos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Starship is amazing, 3 spacious levels each with the ability to have uninterrupted views of the harbour. The food was fresh and upmarket, plenty to feed the very large group of NYE revellers. The organisation of on boarding was seamless, the bar staff and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank peewee330
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think I can safely say that ANYONE that paid $780/ticket for this event would have expected something a little more high calibre and this is how it seemed when first embarking. Yes, the queue was long, but it moved quickly and waiters were there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B0jangal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Total waste of money. My recommendation DO NOT GO. They fill it with a lot of people, long and long lines to eat a small portion of food, the music down is a band, that plays 1950's music for 20 elderly people who danced. Upstairs,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 416celestet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two words - just don't! My family and I paid a substantial amount of money to get away from the New years eve crowd but turned out that this wasnt possible. The boat was over crowded. Not enough seats and several people ended up standing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gurglehurgle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greek food (grills, dips & bread etc) served as we enjoyed the cruise. Lower level was spacious with fresh white seating. Good food & service & recommended for a business event enjoying Sydney Harbour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NaliniN7
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Great feeling. Wonderful cruise. The transition from Sunshine to dusk to dark was exhilarating. It was a very nice experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We hired the Starship for a business conference. Everything was amazing, the service by staff, drink service and the quality of the food was hard to believe, it was exceptional. Absolutely recommend if you are looking for a quality organisation for a corporate function on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We joined the Sydney Starship on Saturday evening for a Vivid Cruise. A great way to see the lights of Sydney. Sure, you don't get to see everything up close and personal but no crowds either plus the added bonus of sailing on Sydney's beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julieo123
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Great tasting burgers for lunch, a worth while visit. Fresh natural great size burgers with hot chips all for $9.90. A relaxing friendly atmosphere highly recommend whether with family, friends, or on your own.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MartinD5112
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Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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20 June 2017|
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Response from RobynD683 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my response is probably a little late but we were parked alongside the Starship and it was boarding about 300 guests. The Pontoon had about 90 guests but I believe has s maximum number of around 100. We were pleased... More