Bella Vista


General Boat Capacity: 900

Buffet Dining Capacity: 350

Cocktail Capacity: 900

Formal Dining Capacity: 350


January - October

Price per hour: $1,550
Minimum charter time: 4 hours
Minimum price: $6,200

November - December

Price per hour: $2,550
Minimum charter time: 4 hours
Minimum price: $10,000


Price increases for public holidays
Pick up and drop off fees


Cold Meats
Grilled chorizo
Honey Baked Leg of Ham served with Grilled Pineapple

Vegetarian Mixed Platter
Zucchini served with Tomato Concasse
Pumpkin served on a bed of Baby Spinach and drizzled with Al Pesto

Baked Eggplant served with Crumbled Goats Cheese
Marinated Artichokes
Pan-Fried Mushrooms marinated with Balsamic and Olive Oil

Dolmades – Rice and Fresh Herbs wrapped in Wine Leaves Sundried Tomatoes
Mixed Olives

Assorted Breads

Assorted Cheese Platter

BBQ Menu
$60 per person
On Arrival
Chefs selection of canapés
From The Buffet
Chicken fillet marinated w lemon, roast garlic, oregano and olive oil
Garlic & Rosemary lamb kebabs with mint yogurt
Gourmet sausages – traditional beef, spicy beef, chicken & chive
Mini beef patties with glazed onions
Potato gratin
Corn on the cob
Traditional Greek salad – Tomato, cucumber, capsicum, onion, Greek feta, kalamata olives
Roast jap pumpkin, orichiette, baby spinach, caramelized onion, pistachio, crumble
goats cheese

From the Dessert Buffet
Chefs selection of desserts served with fresh seasonal fruits
Freshly brewed tea and coffee

3 Course Formal Dining
$90 Per person

On arrival
Chef’s Selections of Canapés on arrival

Entrée (Alternate Placement)
Fresh Pasta infused with Chargrilled Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Semi Dried Tomato, Spanish Green Olives and Chorizo in a Pine Nut Pesto Sauce with shavings of Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mezze Platter of Cold Cured Meats, Marinated Vegetables, Tasmanian Smoked Salmon and a selection of lightly marinated Olives served with Crip Bread and Lavosh
Moroccan Lamb Rump on a bed of Greek Salad and Crisp Pita, drizzled with Homemade Tzatziki
Warm Chorizo, Haloumi, Roasted Pumpkin and Chargrilled Capsicum embedded on a Roquette Salad accompanied with a side of Spicy Tomato Chutney
Selection of Fresh Seafood sautéed in a Garlic, White Wine Cream Sauce, topped with Puff Pastry
Grilled Barramundi Fillet served with a Rocket Salad and Tomato Chill Salsa
Home-made chef’s selection of Vegetarian Raviolli sautéed in a Creamy Based Tomato Sauce (v)
Braised Field Mushrooms marinated in a White Wine Reduction, served with Baby Spinach, Semi Dried Tomatoes, topped with Grilled Asparagus (v)

Main Course (Alternate Placement)
Chargrilled fillet of Beef Tenderloin in a Classic Red Wine Jus served alongside a parcel of Baby Green Beans, Confit of Tomato, Glazed Noissette of Potato and a Classic Béarnaise sauce
Crispy Skinned Tasmanian Salmon topped with Fried Baby Capers served with Roasted Herbed Baby Chat Potatoes, Steamed Broccolini, Sweet Baby Corn Spears and a Lemon and Dill Beaurre Blanc
Roulade of Chicken filled with Pancetta and Brie Cheese bedded on Roasted Pumpkin with layers of Baby Spinach and Pea Risotto and Chargrilled Eggplant in a Light Bell Pepper Sauce
Classic Chicken Kiev on Duchess Potatoes with Prosciutto wrapped Broccolini, Roasted Jap Pumpkin drizzled with a Honey Mustard Sauce
Chef’s Catch of the Day
Mediterranean Vegetable Medley consisting of layers of Marinated Baked Vegetables resting on a Roasted Heirloom Tomato Reduction (v)

Dessert (Alternate Placement)
Vanilla Bean Cream Brulee with Blueberry Compote
Baked White Chocolate Cheesecake served with Mixed Berry Compote Individual Tiramisu topped with Chocolate-Coated Strawberries Chocolate Ganache’ Tart with Cinnamon Ice Cream
Vanilla Panacotta layered with Strawberries Romanoff and Liqueur Strawberries Apple and rhubarb Crumble served with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Sticky Date Pudding served with a Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Table Dessert Tasting Platters consisting of a variety of the Featured Desserts

Additional Menu Items

Premium Entrée’s (Optional)
Cold Seafood Plate consisting of King Prawn salad, Tasmanian Smoked Salmon, Sydney Rock Oysters, Octopus Salad, Ceviche Mussels and Lemon Wedges (additional $7 per person)
Seared Garlic King Prawns in a Shallot and White Wine Sauce Reduction on a Creamy Risotto (additional $5.00 per person)

Mezze Platters (Optional)
Mezze: garlic scented fried olives, grilled haloumi and stuffed vine leaves served with kibbi and tabouli, homemade hummus, babaganoush and labne with freshly cut vegetables (Add $40per platter)
Greek Mezze: marinated rosemary fetta with black and green olives, stuffed vine leaves, taramasalata, tzatziki with fresh pita bread (Add $40per platter)

Gourmet Antipasto: a selection of cured meats, marinated eggplant, capsicum and mushrooms, bocconcini, vine ripened tomato and garlic scented olives with balsamic and virgin olive oil (Add $40per platter)

Seafood Platters (Optional)
Whole King Prawns (Add $12 per person)
Oysters – Natural, Kilpatrick or Mornay (Add $8 per person)
Salt & Szechwan Pepper Calamari with Lime and Coriander Dressing
(Add $6 per person)
Tasmanian Smoked Salmon with Capers, Spanish Onion and Dill Aioli
(Add $6per person)
Marinated and Chargrilled Octopus (Add $7per person)

Granita (Optional) (Add $8 per person)
Midori Liqueur Margarita Granita Di Mandorla with Amaretto Tequila, Lime and Ruby Grapefruit
Traditional Lemon Granita (non-alcoholic Add $4 per person)

Sides (Optional) (Serves 8 – 10 guests per table)
Greek Salad consisting of Vine Ripened Tomato, Greek Fetta, Black Olives, Cucumber, Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar (Add $35per table)
Radicchio and Fennel Salad served with Red Wine Vinaigrette (Add $35per table)
Rocket, Pear and Parmesan Salad (Add $35per table)

Canapés and Buffet Stations
$70 per person
Canapés (Choice of 6)
Mini Angus Beef Stroganoff Pies with Duchess Potato
Peking Duck Pancake with Shallots and Chili Jam
Seared Lamb Cutlets seasoned in Rosemary and Garlic with Mint Yoghurt
Chefs Selection of Mini Flans
Arancini filled with Bocconcini, Roast Pumpkin and Baby Spinach
A Selection of Rice Paper Rolls with Seasame Dipping Sauce
Indonesian Chicken Satay Skewers with Spicy Peanut and Coconut Sauce
Petite Wagyu Fillet Steak Sandwiches filled with Roquette, Brie Cheese and Caramelized Onion
Mini Bruschetta with Basil and Oregano on Ciabatta Bread
Gourmet assorted Wraps of Chicken Caeser, Leg Ham and Roasted Vegetables
Garlic Prawn Twisters
Smoked Salmon Terrine on Toasted Ciabatta
White Bait Fritters served with Herb Aioli

Buffet Stations
(Choice of 2 Buffet Options)

European Influence (Choice of 4)
Antipasto Platter with an Assortment of Cured Meats, Vegetables and Cheeses
Orecchiette Salad with Roast Pumpkin, Baby Spinach, Caramelized Onion, Pistachios, topped with Crumbled Goats Cheese
Caprese Salad of Tomato, Bocconcini and Fresh Basil
Roquette, Pear and Parmesan Salad with Herb Vinaigrette
Fresh Pasta tossed with Baby Eggplant, Zucchini, Capsicum and Mushrooms in a Fresh Tomato and Olive Oil Dressing
Fresh Pasta with Pancetta and Mushrooms tossed in a White Wine, Garlic and Olive Oil Sauce
Potato Au Gratin – layers of potatoes, onion and parmesan cheese
Angus Beef Stroganoff resting on a Bed of Rice, topped with Sour Cream and Chives
Honey Baked Leg of Ham
Kajun Lamb Rump surrounded with our Home-Style Tzatziki Sauce
Roast Chicken with Lemon, Garlic and Oregano

Asian Influence (Choice of 4)
Thai Red Chicken Curry with Baby Bok Choy, Bean Sprouts served with Jasmine Rice
Chinese BBQ Pork and Asian Vegetables stir fried with Hokkein Noodles
Steamed Barramundi with an infusion of Coriander, Lemon Grass, Lime Chili on Banana Leaf
Thai Beef Salad tossed with Baby Corn, Cucumber, Carrot and Vermicelli Noodles Asian Green Salad
Stir Fried Fillet of Beef in an Onion and Black Bean Sauce
Thai Seafood Fried Rice
Crispy Noodle Salad
Assorted Sushi

Seafood (Choice of 4)
Peeled King Prawns accompanied with a Tangy Cocktail Sauce
Mix of Sydney Rock and Pacific Oysters served Natural, Kilpatrick and Bloody Mary Shots
Beer Battered Fish and Chips with a Lemon Tartare Sauce
Salt and Pepper Squid accompanied by a Lime and Coriander Aioli
Marinated Chili, Lime and Coriander Prawn skewers
Duo of Tempura King Prawns and Breaded Prawn Cutlets
Grilled Scallop in the Half Shell with a Ginger, Lime, Coriander and Lemongrass Condiment
Smoked Salmon platters drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Baby Capers
Steamed Barramundi Marinated with aromatic Chili and Lime served on Banana Leaves
Triage of Salmon – smoked salmon, poached salmon and salmon caviar topped with caper berries

Dessert (All items are included)
Individual Chocolate Ganache Tarts
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Mini Gelato Cones
Fruit Platters
Tea and Coffee

Bella Vista Banquet
$80 per person
Pasta and Noodles (Choice of 2)
Fresh Pasta with Roast Baby Eggplant, Capsicum, Mushrooms tossed in a Tomato and Olive Oil Dressing
Fresh Pasta with Roast Garlic King Prawns, Parsley, Lemon in a Tomato and White Wine Cream Sauce
Fresh Pasta with Pancetta and Mushrooms tossed in a White Wine, Garlic and Olive Oil Sauce
Hokkien Noodles Stir Fried, Asian Vegetables with Soy and Ginger

Chicken (Choice of 1)
Pan Fried Chicken Breast in a White Wine Cream Sauce
Roast Chicken with Lemon, Garlic and Oregano
Chicken Parmigiana – individual chicken breasts stuffed with haloumi & prosciutto with a beure blanc sauce
Grilled Chicken Breast drizzled with a Capsicum and Pesto Sauce

Meat & Carvery (Choice of 2)
Honey Glazed Baked Leg of Ham
Seared Green Pepper crusted Rare Roast Rump Fillets in a Red Wine Jus
Angus Beef Stroganoff with Mushrooms and Capsicum topped with Sour Cream and Chives
Char Grilled Beef Fillet Steak and Field Mushrooms served with an Onion Glazed Gravy
Roast Rolled Pork with Crackling and Apple Sauce
Moroccan Lamb Rump surrounded with our Home-Style Tzatziki Sauce
Medallion of Kangaroo accompanied with Kakadu Plum Chutney

Seafood (Choice of 1)
Grilled Barramundi marinated in Lime and Coriander served on Banana Leaves
Whole Baked Tasmanian Salmon topped with Baby Spinach, Dill and Capers
Salt and Szerchuan Pepper Squid
Fresh King Prawns with Seafood Aioli
Beer Battered Fish Portions and Hot Chips

Potato (Choice of 1)
Potato Au Gratin – layers of creamy potato, onion and parmesan cheese
Baby Potatoes Roasted with Rosemary, Parsley and Garlic Butter
Garlic Potato Wedges

Salad (Choice of 3)
Roquette, Pear and Parmesan Salad with Lemon and Oregano Dressing
Caprese Salad of Tomato, Bocconcini and Fresh Basil
Traditional Greek Salad –salad consisting of iceberg lettuce, spanish onions, kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumbers & feta cheese with a sprinkle of oregano
Mediterranean Roast Vegetables and Couscous Salad with Crispy Prosciutto and Crumbled Goats Cheese
Antipasto Platters- a selection of cured meats and marinated Italian style vegetables
Baby Chat Potato Salad in Parsley and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Dressing
Seafood Salad – a medley of seafood and avocado in a dill and honey sauce
Baby Beetroot Salad with Orange Segments, Roquette in a Balsamic Reduction with Crumbled Goats Cheese
Steamed String Beans topped with Almond Flakes

Dessert (Choice of 2)
Vanilla Bean Cream Brulee with Blueberry Compote
Individual Tiramisu topped with Chocolate-Coated Strawberries
Individual Sticky Date Pudding with a Toffee Sauce
Chocolate Ganache Tart with Cinnamon Ice-Cream
Assorted Cheese & Seasonal Fruit
Tea and coffee

Canapé Selection Menu
$25 Per Person
Choice of 7 Items

Assorted mini quiches 

Indonesian satay skewers with spicy peanut and coconut sauce 

Golden crumbed calamari with lemon tartar sauce 

Assorted mini pies 

Mini beef Dim Sims with sweet chili sauce 

Mini spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce 

Garlic prawn twisters with lime and herb aioli 

Baked chicken drumettes with honey soy 

Spicy beef chipolatas with tomato chutney 

Beer battered Fish goujons with tartar sauce 

Mini beef meatballs accompanied with Napolitana sauce 

BBQ beef skewers with onion and capsicum tzatziki 

Pork wonton with plum chili jam 

Spinach and cheese triangle with tomato and basil salsa 

Golden fried tempura chicken strips with honey soy mustard 

Moroccan lamb skewers with home-style tzatziki sauce 

Prawn and pork wontons served with a chili plum chutney 

Mini bruschetta with basil and oregano on Ciabatta bread 

Chicken san chow bow 

Dessert Buffet
Chocolate ganache cake with Chantilly cream
Seasonal fruit platters 

Tea and Coffee

Buffet Menu
$62 per person
A selection of canapés served on arrival
Seated Buffet
Portuguese Style Chicken marinated in Fresh Chilli, Lime & Parsley
Fresh Pasta tossed with Baby Eggplant, Zucchini, Capsicum and Mushrooms in a Fresh Tomato, Olive Oil Dressing
Potato Au Gratin – layers of Potatoes, Onion and Parmesan Cheese
Steamed New Zealand ½ Shelf Mussels served with a Tomato, Lemon & Coriander Salsa.
Platters of Fresh Tiger Prawns accompanied with Seafood Aioli
Salt & Pepper Calamari served with a Homemade Aoli
Triage of Salmon – Whole Baked Salmon, Smoked Salmon and Salmon Caviar topped with Caper Berries
Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad served with Roasted Pine Nuts
King Prawn, Crab Meat & Avocado Seafood Salad
Green Salad Bowl tossed with Wild Rice, Toasted Soya glazed Nuts & Seeds finished with a Herb Vinaigrette
Traditional Greek Salad – salad consisting of iceberg lettuce, Spanish onions,
Kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese with a sprinkle of oregano
Mixed Leaf Salad with Parmesan & a Balsamic Reduction
Crisp, freshly baked Dinner Rolls
Dessert Buffet
Homemade Butterscotch Cake served with White Chocolate Ganache
Chocolate Ganache Tart with Chantilly Cream
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter
Served with Tea and Coffee
Additional Menu Items
(Additional $4.50 per person)
Sydney Rock and Pacific Oysters
Honey Glazed Baked Leg of Ham
Rare Roast Beef
Antipasto Platters

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(Over 4 Hours)
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Sparkling: Chandon NV Brut OR Piper Heidsieck Brut NV
White wine: Shaw & Smith Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc OR Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Red wine: Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz OR Paringa Peninsula Pinot Noir
Moet & Chandon Imperial @ $35 per person
Veuve Clicquot @ $45 per person
Dom Perignon @ $85 per person





















So, by day, the exquisite Bella Vista shimmers in the sunlight, floating on the water like a crystal palace. Lit up at night, she is breathtaking, glimmering on the harbour like a pearl.

Her 3-metre high glass wrap around windows extend from floor to ceiling, treating passengers to truly unbeatable panoramic views of the Sydney skyline.

Reminiscent of a grand hotel ballroom, the lofty ceilings and sumptuous appointments of her main entertaining area will bring glamour to your event and impress even the most discerning guest.

This amazing space accommodates up to 950 guests for a cocktail style function and 350 for a seated dinner. Making this venue ideal for corporate events such as charity fundraisers, fashion shows or product launches. Also, as well as larger private parties such as weddings.

Bella Vista is a large and very impressive versatile vessel

There is climate controlled air conditioning throughout the boat. Gourmet food and beverage catering is available for hire which can be adapted for a range of different occasions, with options for special diets.

In addition, she has an expansive sky deck with its own licensed bar, wide wrap around decks. Plus a large deck to the front and back of the boat. This allows for movement around different levels. So that guests can mingle and socialize with ease.

The Bella Vista has a dance floor complete with disco ball, a DJ booth, four adaptable feature walls. Also, a state of the art sound system with iPod connectivity and a microphone for speeches.

She also has 4 high definition plasma screens, so all your entertainment and audiovisual needs will be met. With elegant and contemporary bathroom facilities to every level. She has been designed with practicality and comfort in mind.

So, her name says it all – for a ‘beautiful view’ of the iconic landmarks of Sydney harbour. Look no further than the Bella Vista. She truly does have it all.

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