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.
Enjoy a tasteful dining experience in Sydney on board the popular Sydney Showboat, an authentic paddlewheeler. Australian Cruise Group is a premium cruise operator in the city that brings you exciting cruise dining opportunities such as the Showboat dinner cruise. Read on to know more about our unique vessel and the experience it offers.
Sydney Showboat is all about great food and entertainment combined with luxury cruising at the world-class Sydney harbour. This unique Sydney Harbour dinner cruise is loved by both the tourists and locals in the city alike. On board the Showboat you will enjoy a surreal feast for the senses, starting with a delicious entree followed by the main course dishes and a dessert. The Showboat offers three different dining packages, each having different inclusions—Prelude offers a 2-course menu, Panache a 3-course menu and finally Prestige offers a 4-course menu. These menus are designed by the head chefs to make sure the best food is served to our guests. The dishes are freshly prepared in our own galley and served hot to your tables. With individual reserved tables and personalised waiter service, our Sydney dinner cruise is an experience that matches the quality of high-end restaurants in the city. Showboat also has a fully licensed bar on board that serves a selection of drinks and beverages. You can choose a beverage upgrade to enjoy your favourite drinks for the duration of the cruise. A 3-hour Showboat dinner cruise also has a unique quality that makes it stand a cut above the rest of the cruises at the harbour. The 1-hour live cabaret show “Voyage of Love” is an amazing feature offered on board the Showboat. The show is performed by an all-Australian cast of dancers, songstresses and follies. You can enjoy the show while you’re having your dessert or perhaps your favourite drink. “Voyage of Love” is also the longest-running show in Australia; it portrays the different dance forms from across the globe in a riveting and colourful choreography that will leave you awestruck for a while. The whole experience becomes more magical as you cruise past the harbour at duskfall. The scintillating night views of the fairy-lit harbour is indeed a breathtaking sight, not to mention, the towering Sydney Harbour Bridge and the illuminated Opera House that make the sight appear more surreal than ever.
Get on board the Showboat to enjoy these amazing views from up-close while you;re enjoying your food and the show. The vessel has a pillarless theatre-style layout that promises uninterrupted views to the stage. There priority seating available too, depending on the package you’ve chosen. Showboat has fully air-conditioned interiors and plush decor that exude luxury at every touch point. The food is served to your tables by friendly waiters, which means you can enjoy your show without any interruptions. Stroll out to the wrap-around verandah of the vessel to enjoy the unobstructed views of the harbour at night. The old-world charm of the Showboat is another highlight that has been attracting many tourists and locals on board. Till day, we have more than 7 million happy customers who have enjoyed cruising with us. Come on board the Showboat to be ported to an amazing world of fine food, drinks, art, dance, music and more.
Our reputation in the industry is steeped in an unflinching legacy of delivering only the best. From the freshly prepared food served on board to the friendly crew, we are very proud of the services we offer and we invite you once again to experience the real joy of cruise dining. Book your best seats today!