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Guest Capacity50
Overnight CapacityNA
BuilderLeisure Line Marine

Karisma is Large Pontoon Style Catamaran with great stability and entertaing areas on two decks giving you ample space for your guests and catering. Whether a corporate function, birthday party or a gathering of friends and family Karisma represents great style and functional space.

Length: 56.1ft
Beam: 26.4ft
Tonnage: 28 Tonnes
Builder: Leisure Line Marine
Engines: John Deer 2 x 150hp 
Fuel Capacity: 2,500L


Karisma Capacity

Cocktail 50 guests
Casual Buffet 50 guests
Formal Dining 18 guests


3 generous entertaining areas (Top deck 50 sqm, Aft deck 20 sqm)
Spacious top deck with lounges and sun baking deck BBQ
2 large bathrooms with showers
Hydraulic swim stairs for access to swim in the water
Dance floor area
In-house sound system with microphone
Multiple LCD TV’s with DVD players
Wireless internet connection
Built in heated 6 person spa (available upon request)


Rates & Policies

KARISMA RATES: July 2022- June 2023


Cocktail: 65 guests

Casual Buffet: 65 guests

BBQ Buffet: 65 guests

Formal Dining: 24 guests

BYO: 50 guests




Peak Season

November to December (Min 35 guests)

NO BYO Thurs to Sat

$1120 per hour

4 hour minimum  



January to March & September to October

$950 per hour

4 hour minimum on Friday to Sunday


Low Season

April to August

$750 per hour

3 hour minimum 




BYO Food Surcharge - $200

BYO Beverages Surcharge - $200

BYO DJ Surcharge - $100

BYO Stylist Surcharge - $100

*Max capacity of BYO charter is 50 guests

*BYO not available Thursday to Saturday in December


Staff charges - applicable to all bookings:

$250 per staff member for 3-4 hour charter ($62.50 per hour thereafter)

1 – 20 guests = 1 x wait staff

21 –50 guests = 2 x wait staff

51 – 65 guests = 3x wait staff


*For cash bars – 1 additional bar tender is required at $250


*Additional wait or bar staff can be added at client’s request if wanting that extra level of service and would like someone walking around topping up drinks in addition to having the bar tender behind the bar.


Chef Charge - applicable to some menus (refer to top of each menu document for details)

(3-4 hour rate)

Mon to Fri - $270

Sat - $285

Sun - $310


Wharf Fees – are applicable to all bookings. $50 per booking. 2 required for boarding and disembarking


Extended Travel Fee - $175 each way (includes Rose Bay, Double Bay, Mosman and any Middle Harbour & Manly Wharves)



Please refer to our BYO Terms & Conditions Agreement Document

We have a BYO Terms & Conditions Agreement which is required to be sent to each client when provided with a BYO quote. The organiser is required to read and sign this agreement and it is to be sent back to us along with the booking form to secure the booking.

NEW *Return Collection Fee - Guests are required to remove all leftover beverages, catering supplies or decorations at the end of the charter at Pirrama Park – a $250 collection fee is applicable if they wish to leave it to be stored and collected on another day



January to October

$2500 for up to 2 hours


November to December

POA for up to 2 hours




Second Bar Open - $250 (not available for BYO charters)


DJ & lighting - $150 per hour (min charge 4 hours)

*Please note - BYO DJs/musicians/bands are welcome with a $100 set-up/booking fee


DJ, Bongos and Sax Player - POA - opt for some entertainment with a point of difference and really blow your guests away. This will be a talking point for months to come after your event!


Giant LED Bluetooth Floor Speaker - $200


Photo & GIF Booths – POA starts from $1000 for 4-hour event (modern digital options available)


Laser Clay Shoot - $1300 (daytime shoot rate)

                             - $1350 (evening shoot rate) 

*Includes 1 hour including trophy for best and worst shooter


Casino Tables - $800 per table including equipment and croupier for up to 4 hours of hire, bump in and bump out (Karisma can fit up to 3 tables)


Water Activities:

Lily Pad - $150

Floating Dock - $150

Island Raft - $150


*Aqua Pack – Lily pad, floating dock & island raft - $350 (save $100)


Spa - $250 (spa use only permitted with bookings of up to 48 guests maximum – *condition of survey)

*1 hour of use is guaranteed for all aqua activities/equipment on 4-hour charters and 2 hours guaranteed use for 5 hour charters


Event Styling/Florals/Cakes – POA. Karisma offers a range of lavish event styling options to give your party that “wow” factor and set up a perfect photo space for the event. Please enquire to receive pricing and photos.



BYO charters - $1500

All-inclusive charters - $2000

All December bookings & Public holidays - $3000

NYE – 25% initial to secure, another 25% 3 months prior, final balance 4 weeks prior



A $2000 bond for every charter as security.



15% commission is payable to agencies calculated on Vessel hire, BYO surcharges, food and beverages and everything from the Extras list.

Not payable on wharf, staff/chef fees




20% surcharge on vessel hire, food and beverages

Staff charged at double time

BYO surcharges and wharves charged at standard rate


Including Australia Day, Harbour Life, Boxing Day, Easter weekend.


Christmas Day – POA


Please get in touch at the time of your enquiry to clarify any other special event dates prior to quoting your client.




NEW YEAR’S EVE CRUISE -   $42,000 including GST for up to 65 guests


*All-inclusive 6 hour charter with marine crew and wait/bar staff (approx. 7pm to 1am)

*Premium Buffet or Canape Menu: Includes grazing platters to start, followed by continuous hot and cold canape selection OR a premium hot buffet with sides and salads. Enjoy delicious assorted petit fours desserts with tea and coffee to finish.

*Open bar – inclusive of house spirits, premium beers, wines, sparkling, soft drinks and juice

*Private DJ with lighting

*Pick up and drop off Darling Harbour

*Front row seats to one of the best fireworks displays in the world


BYO NEW YEAR’S EVE CRUISE - $25,500 for up to 50 guests

*All-inclusive 6 hour charter with marine crew and wait/bar staff (approx. 7pm to 1am)

*Pick up and drop off Darling Harbour

*Front row seats to one of the best fireworks displays in the world


NYE BYO conditions will be as per below:

 Charterer must supply food and beverages. Ice, platters, cutlery, plates and cups will be provided for your use on the night. Please ensure to check if you require special items for serving as you may need to provide those if not on board already.

Substantial catering must be brought on board to adhere to liquor licensing laws whilst alcohol is being consumed (minimum 350gm of food per person over 4 hours, so they will need at least 600 grams per person over 6 hours)

Loading of majority of the beverage items for the event needs to be organised to be done the day or few days prior to the event.

Price includes 2 wharf bookings, use of galley facilities and on-board crew/service staff. Spa will not be operational on the evening unless arranged with booking agent prior to the day (permitted use only for groups of 48 maximum *condition of survey)

Beverages will be served and monitored by RSA certified staff members on board.

RSA laws will still be enforced to align with our Liquor License including a strict ‘no shots’ policy.

All BYO leftover items can be organised to be collected from the vessel at its mooring by the end of the following week. Any leftover items not collected within this time will be discarded at no liability of the operator.


*The staff provided will be there to assist with all things including monitoring and helping with the use of our facilities, helping to serve food where required, cleaning up and serving beverages.




Average Rating: 9.0 - Total Votes: 3

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Cruise, staff and food amazing. Great service by the staff on the boat and everyone had a lovely time and had nothing negative about the event / cruise.






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This reviewer told us :

It was about as good as it gets. Boat, crew, food etc was perfect.


Food, service excellent




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This reviewer told us :

The boat was perfect for the party - thankyou for your recommendation , everyone had a great time


Great staff great food