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Starship Sydney & The Pontoon
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“top deck”(4 reviews)
“dinner cruise”(5 reviews)
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 3 days ago 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

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

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.

Thank MartinD5112
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I agree wholeheartedly with the previous review. We had 16 in our group. No organisation whatsoever to get us onto the boat an hour late. No apology for leaving an hour late and returning on time. The food, however was delicious but no organisation again...More

Thank Dallas S
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The boat itself is beautiful, however what wasn’t beautiful was the organisation of the queueing system. There was no sign of organisation involved and people were left to swarm the entrance like cattle in the baking sun. People would have been waiting for over 30...More

2  Thank C_Hamilton12345
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This was our first trip to Sydney from the USA, so we wanted a top notch experience...and Starship Sydney delivered! Nothing but the very best, from decor, service, food, beverages and entertainment. It cost a bit more than others, but a bargain for what it...More

1  Thank RocketScope
Reviewed 8 January 2018

When you see photos on the internet, you think, photoshopped so you wonder what does it look like if real life, well, this ship looks just like its photos, it is well maintained and comfortable. We did the New Year's Eve thing, with 700 people,...More

1  Thank lovegolfsailing
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We spent NYE on the Startship Aqua/Pontoon and it was without a doubt the most amazing NYE we ever have and probably ever will have. We booked through Sydney Harbour Escapes and the whole process was really smooth and we had no issues. The boat...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on the new year's eve cruise on 12/31/17 and it was an amazing experience!! The ship was in the light parade which meant that we had great views of the 9pm and midnight fireworks. Views from multiple platforms. Service was...More

1  Thank Angelinapasta
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We went with a group of 5 of us and it was just breath taking! The views are just unparalleled you are right in the middle of everything and the boat is constantly touring around and moving so that you get a view from every...More

2  Thank Helen S
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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 Robyn D | 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