Here's the run-down of our top boat hire picks for weddings
Wedding transportation is just one of several things that requires a bit a time to work into your wedding planning. Limousines and classic cars may be top of the list in many cities however in Sydney a lot of people are opting for luxury vessels; and what better way to match a beautiful wedding, than with a cruise on Sydney's beautiful harbour.
Over the years we've had many happy newlyweds come through us; sometimes for a transfer to the wedding location, sometimes from the wedding to the reception at a waterfront restaurant and sometimes for the wedding itself!
Here are some of the top picks and the most suitable boats to hire for your wedding:
For Just The Bride & Groom: Mon Cheri
Mon Cheri is a hand-crafted Italian style timber cruiser. It's more familiar location would be the canals of Venice or meandering through the waterways of the French Riviera. Made from fine Brazilian mahogany and upholstered in soft white leather it's luxury at it's best and so well suited for weddings.
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For Close Family: I DO
I DO is another Italian style cruiser that accommodate up to 9 guests. It's packed full of character with it's 60's era design throughout, but has a modern build underneath. Made from Brazilian mahogany with very plush leather seating it provides comfort and style, exactly what you need for your wedding day. It feels very spacious inside with plenty of headroom even if the canopy is up to protect from wind or provide a little shape.
To learn more about I DO and view pricing, click here.
For Close Family & Guests: COCO
COCO is a fully equipped luxurious sports yacht which can accommodate up to 23 guests so for transfers for your close family and friends is perfectly sized. There is a large inside entertainment area and also ample space at the stern to enjoy a glass of champagne and celebrate. Wherever you are on board you have wonderful views of the water and COCO has the perfect shape to capture those envious bride and groom shots on the bow of vessel with Sydney Harbour as your backdrop.
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For Larger Capacity Transfers: Galaxy I
Galaxy I can accommodate up to 47 guests and is a 85 foot luxury superyacht. Its elegance and craftsmanship cannot go unnoticed and will impress even the most sophisticated guests. This stunning vessel comprises of several lounge areas inside and out, a dining area, superb viewing platform and the front and rear and an on board bar to celebrate in style for the duration on board. Of course all the modern technology that may be needed is provided; sound-system, microphone, mp3 connectivity and even wifi.
To learn more about Galaxy I and view pricing, click here.
For Those Wanting To Splash Out: Oscar II
A step up from Galaxy I is Oscar II. More pricey but can accommodate up to 64 guests. This 105 foot superyacht provides it all; top of the range interiors, immaculately finished throughout, Oscar II has ample space, plenty of seating areas, lounges, dining, a bar, cabins to rest in, entertainment areas and all the technology that anyone could ever need and to turn it up an extra notch, an on board spa. They also have an on board award-winning chef so whether it's canapes or something more substantial your guests will be well looked after.
To learn more about Oscar II and view pricing, click here.
For Those Wanting To Have The Wedding On Board: Starship
Starship is the vessel should you want to celebrate on board Sydney Harbour with an equally stunning vessel that will impress you and all your guests. Starship is able to accommodate up to a staggering 950 guests and the crew and staff are well-experienced with all kinds of events, especially weddings. The vessel itself is a large floating venue with deck to ceiling glass windows for the best views wherever you are on board. There's a huge dance floor and stage area and ample seating space, even a VIP lounge. For formal dining Starship will accommodate 500 people and is has a nice range of catering options to choose from. They also have entertainment packages so if you're struggling with other areas of your wedding this aspect you can leave to them.
To learn more about Starship and view pricing, click here.
Thinking Of Proposing?
If you're not quite at the wedding stage yet you might want to know we've also had planned proposals on board many of our vessels; with many of these options also being perfectly suited - We've had a 100% success rate on 'yes' so who knows, maybe Ucruise is a lucky charm in that regard!
If the vessels in this list aren't quite what you're looking for and your requirements fall somewhere in the middle we may still have something for you. There are many other vessels on our site perfectly suited to weddings, at different prices and categories, and yes even budget options as well because you don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy Sydney Harbour. If you want to know more send us a message.