As Sydney Harbour’s premier cruise operator the health and safety of our guests and crew is our highest priority. As such we have implemented rigorous infection control procedures to ensure the safety, health and hygiene of everyone onboard.
STAFF POLICY & TRAINING
All team members will undertake infection control training on commencement of employment.
Staff will be required to undertake mandatory temperature checks at the start of each shift.
Upon arrival for your cruise proceed directly to your designated wharf and boarding point.
Gangways and pontoons will be marked to indicate 1.5m distancing between groups.
Crew will conduct temperature checks for all guests at the boarding gangway.
Before being seated the digital boarding pass will need to be presented to the Cruise Director.
We encourage patrons to download the COVIDSAFE app.
We will comply with NSW regulations for safe distancing of patrons with reduced vessel capacities.
Menus are included on your digital boarding pass to assist with contactless ordering.
All table settings will be polished and handled by staff wearing disposable gloves.
Hand sanitiser will be available at boarding points as well as multiple locations onboard the vessel.
Sanitising wipes will be available on request.
Enhanced cleaning of the vessels will be carried out at regular intervals with a focus on high contact areas including bathrooms, bar tops and handrails etc.
All patrons are encouraged to use contactless payment for all onboard payments.
Australian Cruise Group
COVID-19 BOOKING POLICY
25 March - 23 September 2020 (whilst NSW or Federal restrictions apply)
Applies to all new bookings made between 25 March – 23 September 2020 with cruise dates in the future commencing 1 October 2020
RISK FREE BOOKING | ZERO CANCELLATION FEE
If you make a booking with us and we are unable to perform the cruise due to either a federal or NSW Government restriction related to COVID-19, we will offer you a 100% refund.
Any new reservation made directly with Australian Cruise Group during COVID-19 period between 25 March – 23 September for cruise dates from 1 October onwards can be changed or cancelled at no charge, up to 72hrs prior to departure time (excludes New Year’s Eve cruises).
ZERO DEPOSIT bookings are available for all group bookings and Charter cruises during the COVID-19 period.
Celebrate a Fabulous Christmas Onboard a Christmas Party Cruise in Sydney
Have you been trying to decide what to do for Christmas 2020 in Sydney? While many of you may feel obliged to give up on your Christmas plans for this year due to the pandemic, we bring you hope to keep your spirits high. The Christmas party harbour cruises are back on Sydney Harbour and we promise to realise all your partying dreams on board at an affordable price. Sydney Showboat, the famous paddlewheeler cruise on the harbour is an excellent choice of Christmas party cruise in Sydney, sure to impress you.
Sydney Showboats, owned and operated by Australian Cruise Group, is a unique vessel that exudes an irresistible old-world charm. If you’re planning to host a fun corporate Christmas party for your work buddies, choose this amazing venue in Sydney for an unforgettable one. Because, there’s always more to celebrating Christmas in Sydney than simply vile away your time at a boring office party. On board Showboat, there is no room for boredom and the uplifting ambience is perfect for team-bonding. With an interesting line of inclusions, starting from a delicious dinner to a 1-hour live cabaret show ‘Voyage of Love’, the Showboat has all that’s needed for a great Christmas. Sydney Showboat is one of the most special corporate Christmas party venues in Sydney that delivers a scintillating experience that combines dining, sightseeing and entertainment. The cruise takes you across the harbour, offering you prime views of Sydney Harbour bridge and Sydney Opera House. Grab this opportunity to click amazing photos of the brilliant structures or perhaps some excellent selfies and groupies with your work buddies with the stunning Sydney skyline as the backdrop.
With fully air-conditioned theatre-style interiors, the Showboat embodies sophistication and style. The spacious dining saloon has priority seating based on the proximity from the stage. The vessel’s vintage feel is characterised by its wrap-around verandahs and the paddlewheels. Take a stroll through the verandah to embrace the old-world charm and travel back in time. Enjoy a 3-course menu that is available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options while taking in the spectacular sights of Sydney Harbour. The food served on board is freshly prepared by experienced chefs and consists of an eclectic selection of dishes, which have flavours that are sure to linger in your mouth even after Christmas is over. The vessel also has a fully licensed bar on board that serves a selection of premium drinks and beverages. You may choose a beverage upgrade for a roving service of drinks for the duration of the cruise.
The 1-hour live cabaret show staged onboard the Showboat is the longest running show in Australia. An all-Australian crew of very talented dancers, songstresses and follies display swift movements as they take you through a refreshing treat. The show features a number of dance forms from different parts of the world—from Brazilian Samba to Egyptian Sufi Dhikr—that will evoke the feeling of nostalgia coupled with extravagance and elegance. Enjoy your dessert Chef’s deconstructed eton mess while watching the show for a flavourful end to an eventful night.
Forget all the pandemic blues and book your Christmas party cruise in Sydney right away and be guaranteed to have an uncompromised and enjoyable party experience this year. Compared to the rest of the party venues in the city, Showboat is wholesome and affordable too. Look no further to find the perfect Christmas party venue, because Showboat is just the right choice for you. With an unrivalled legacy in the hospitality industry, we uphold a strong reputation of delivering only the best. All you have to do is book your cruise and we promise to take care of the rest.