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Sydney Sundancer

U 1 380 Victoria Pl, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales 2047, Australia
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Day Charter with 20 guests

A1. A very experienced captain as host and an out of this world caterer as hostess. So... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Deonie T
60 to birthday

This is great way to celebrate with friends the boat is in excellent condition and the owners and... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Noel U
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Sydney Sundancer is a ketch rigged motor sailing yacht, thus combining the stability and comfort of a motor boat with the grace and serenity of a sailing yacht, and is licensed to carry in excess of 70 guests plus crew. However, we prefer to limit the number of guests to around 50 thus ensuring everyone's personal comfort at all times (through adequate space). She is super luxuriously fitted in teak below deck (see attachments) and there is a large canopy which extends virtually the whole length of the vessel giving perfect protection in all weathers. We have won the prestigious Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) award for the Best Wedding Reception Vessel in Australia in 2007 & 2010 (this award is judged over 3 years to demonstrate consistent excellence) and in 2008 we were inducted into the ABIA "Hall of Fame" (only 6 wedding suppliers in the whole of Australia have been so honoured). This is particularly noteworthy because ACTUAL Bridal appraisal of our service (in a number of categories including "value for money") in their own wedding, is THE evaluation criteria on which the award is based ! We are also the only charter boat ever, to win both the City of Sydney Council Award for The Best Decorated Boat on New Years Eve, and The Australia Day Council's award for The Best Presented / Best Decorated Charter Boat on Sydney Harbour (2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013), so you will appreciate just how much effort we invest in making each and every cruise a success !!
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U 1 380 Victoria Pl, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales 2047, Australia
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

A1. A very experienced captain as host and an out of this world caterer as hostess. So comfortable, accomodating, informative, gracious and enjoyable. The Boyce's have been doing charters in Sydney and Whitsundays for 30 years. You will be impressed with their efficiency, hospitality and...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

This is great way to celebrate with friends the boat is in excellent condition and the owners and crew are exceptional hosts. The day was a bit rough so they pulled up on their own mooring at Rose Bay for lunch and a swim. The...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We first had the pleasure of John and Lynne’s hospitality for a 30th birthday and today 30 years later we had that pleasure again. The boat accommodated 25 family and friends very comfortably. The food was delicious, the crew were very attentive and the afternoon...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

I had the best day out on the harbour with 48 of my friends. The crew were amazing and so helpful. Four hours went so quickly! Thank you for the wonderful day and all of the beautiful photos that you took. :)

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

I was on the Sydney Sundancer for NYE 2017 with my girlfriend and 8 other members of her family. The night will live long in the memory for the amazing view of the fireworks at 9pm and again at midnight and of the boat parade...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2018

My wife booked this event for 10 adults in a two-family group based on her long-distance research and we definitely NOT disappointed. Our group were part of the larger group on board - circa 50 - and the hosts made huge efforts to ensure that...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We are a family group of 10 adults who booked this trip last August based on research and reviews. We were not disappointed and in fact at our post NY chat everyone gave John, Lynne and staff 10/10. 50 people all had seats, food and...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to celebrate NYE fireworks on board the Sydney Sundancer. There were approxinately 50 people for this excursion that started 5:30pm-1:30am. The captain and his crew are warm, friendly and professional. They made sure everyone had fun without compromising safety. The boat is clean...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

After having a great experience with John & Lynne Australia Day 2017 we joined them & other guests again for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race for Boxing Day 2017. John's skill in manoeuvering the boat to right on the start line...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

After watching the start of this race from my lounge room for many years, this year I wanted to watch it on the harbour. Going on the "Sydney Sundancer" did not disappoint us! What an amazing day! John had us "on the start line", watching...More

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