Family Fun Cruises | The best way to enjoy the Harbour

Family Fun Boat Hire
4-hour cruises
Lunch Cruise
10am – 2pm or
Early Tea Cruise
3pm to 6pm
Ideal for 7 -8 families.
Or we can accept 2 bookings of 3-4 families each.

At HarbourCat we have just one goal – to help you and your family have the best time ever! 

Enjoy a fantastic day out on the water. perfect for friends or families wanting a catch-up with a differance.

Family Fun Boat Hire

Our 4 hour cruises have everything you need to ensure everyone has the best day ever. Typically our cruises are;

  • Pick-up at Manly Wharf
  • Cruise the harbour – you might want to do on our spa style trampoline
  • Anchor and its water fun time; swimming, paddleboards, snorkelling + more
  • Enjoy something to eat, we offer both BYO and catering
  • Option to break anchor and find a beach to pull-up on everyone loves beach cricket!
  • Cruise home with many happy memories

Grab your extended family or your friends and jump aboard for a fantastic day out on the HarbourCat.


Amazing value family cruise

December 2020 to March 2021
Just $260 per family of 4 ( that’s just $65 per head!)
Extra kids 4 and under are no charge.
Includes all water equipment including 3 paddleboards

Extra: Catering options | Licensed bar | Additional Crew as required

Easy way to book.
Hold your date for the cost of 2 families

You are in control of your booking with our live calendar! Choose your date & time above in our bookings box. (Refundable if COVID restrictions change.)
Secure your Family Fun Harbourcat event today.
Please note these are COVID number restricted pricing, as the restrictions ease and we can increase numbers we can bring our prices down our normal per head price.

HarbourCat is one of a kind! A family-friendly and spacious 44-person catamaran that is perfect for any type of family event.

HarbourCat is the biggest of all the vessels boasting;

  • a sun shelter of 40 sqm
  • flat floor
  • seating for 44
  • trampoline
  • BBQ
  • roomy dining area
  • bar & fridge
  • ….not to mention that it is also beachable!

Based in beautiful Manly Cove your pick-up is a breeze. Our friendly flexible staff will work with you to ensure your ideal cruise. From beach cricket and snorkelling to swimming and chilling, your family fun dau awaits!


We do offer catering. Please click here to view our catering options.

You are welcome to use our full kitchen, BBQ and eskies.

We can also recommend some great local cafes that can provide takeaway that is ideal for your event of the Harbourcat.

Looking For a Unique Family Day out?

Harbourcat’s boat party in Sydney is the best way to celebrate a family event, such as a birthday or other achievement.  Or simply to enjoy a wonderful day out on Sydney Harbour and beyond. Our party and event boat hire in Sydney is renowned and we host all types of events such as birthdays, baby showers, pre-wedding celebrations, weddings. If you’re stuck for what to do for an 18th or 21st birthday or even a 30th or 50th birthday and don’t wish to have a number of guests getting messy in your home, then why not try Harbourcat’s party boat hire in Sydney? Gather some friends and family too and get on board with Harbourcat’s boat party in Sydney. 

At Harbourcat, our goal or mission is to ensure that you and your guests have the best time ever! Let us assist you by organising everything for your event down to the food and beverages so that you can enjoy relaxing and celebrating on Sydney Harbour. Bookings are available between 9am in the morning and midnight with the last four hour booking available at 10pm. 

Harbourcat is one of a kind and based in the beautiful Manly Cove. With a spacious and luxury forty-four-person catamaran, we offer in-house catering and a bar for all the food and drink you can consume within reason. You get to create your own party boat cruise in Sydney with an on-board Bluetooth sound system so you can be your own DJ! 

You might prefer some snorkelling and chilling out on the beach or to play beach cricket or even whale watching; contact our friendly team to see how we can assist you with creating your very own party boat cruise in Sydney. 

Are you keen to spot a few whales out on the open water during May- September? Why not gather some friends or family or both and jump on board one of our whale watching tours. Departing from Manly Wharf 3, our two and a half hour whale watching cruise is your party boat in Sydney. At present, our forty-four seat vessel will be undertaking whale watching tours with up to twenty one people due to COVID-19 social distancing.

Stuck for ideas on what to do on a Friday night? As it is the end of the working week and there’s plenty of relaxing and fun to be had, why not try a Manly Friday Night Boat Party in Sydney. Operating through January to March every year, it is a Friday night sunset cruise like no other. Sail upon the Sydney Harbour in a boat party in Sydney departing at 6:30pm in the evening and returning approximately 9:30pm. We are a licensed boat so feel free to enjoy yourself the way you choose with BYO available and we’ll bring free finger food and nibbles and meet Northern Beaches locals and international tourists. 

For an exceptional time out on a boat party in Sydney, Harbourcat is the party boat hire company for you. We offer entertainment and a fun-filled time and we even can beach the catamaran so you can relax and unwind on the beach for a while.