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Morpheus is one of our larger functions vessels that has the capacity for 100 paxs.
Featuring three separate and spacious entertaining areas with comfortable and stylish furnishings, provides you enough space to entertain your guests with ease. With an unsurpassed service from the moment you step on board, this will be a truly memorable experience.
Morpheus has the benefit of underwater stablisers, providing unparalleled cruising. A recently refurbished large open plan layout that offers a open air dining area perfect for larger events such as Weddings, Corprate events and Birthday parties.

With a fully equipped galley, in-house sound system and plasma screen TV, Morpheus has in place the prime ingredients for a successful function. When combined with packages that are personally tailored to your event, including flowers, beverages, delicious menus and entertainment, organising your event will be a breeze.

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  • FEATURES
    • PA System with wireless microphone
    • TV Screen with DVD
    • Stereo system
    • Swimming access
    • 2 Private bathrooms
    • 3 Separate entertaining areas
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  • OVERVIEW
  • Catering
  • Licensed bar
  • BYO food option
  • BYO drinks option
  • BBQ
  • DJ option/Dance floor
  • CAPACITY
  • Max guests 98
  • Max formal dining 70
  • Max buffet 80

RECOMMENDATIONS

10 recommendations for Morpheus.

4.6

Excellent

Boat customer service 4.9
Boat appearance 4.6
Value for money 4.3
Likely to recommend 4.7
Rosa Puglisi
The crew were 10/10 I have to thank you so much for your service and adding to my special occasion. This was a 50 celebration and the crew were amazing they keep the food and drinks coming. All of my family and friends had a wonderful time. An occasion never to be forgotten.
Occasion : Birthday Cruise
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Rebecca Armstrong
The women had a ball and having the option to have a shot and entertainment made it great. The food was delicious as well
Occasion : Hens Party
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FAQS FOR MORPHEUS


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Are there any toilets onboard?

Yes, there are separate bathrooms for the Men and Ladies.

Can I dropoff supplies at the boat before the charter?

We may be able to assist by tender to take any items as over at Cockatoo Island only for pre-access. Fees apply DECORATIONS: we can provide Balloons 5 bunches of 5 helium on weights @ $200 Single number balloons @ $100 for 2x numbers (minimum spend is $200 for Balloon hire) Chair covers & sash $8.50 each Candles are provided as table decorations no fee

Smoking - is it permitted and are there any restrictions?

Smoking is permitted upstairs (at the discretion of the captain).

Is there a sound system and what connectivity is there?

Yes there is a sound system with speakers on the top level and on the front deck. It provides “background” level volume music only so should not be relied upon for dancing to - we recommend bringing your own speakers or we can arrange a DJ. NO WIFI Onboard.

Can we BYO Food & Drink?

No, although it may be possible to bring a few bottles of something special on top of your chosen bar package.

Are plates, glasses / cups, cutlery included?

Yes, everything is included in the menu and bar pricing.

What cool storage is there onboard?

We have refrigeration for both menu and beverages, and extra eskies with ice as required.

Can I dropoff supplies at the boat before the charter?

We may be able to assist by tender to take any items as over at Cockatoo Island only for pre-access. Fees apply DECORATIONS: we can provide Balloons 5 bunches of 5 helium on weights @ $200 Single number balloons @ $100 for 2x numbers (minimum spend is $200 for Balloon hire) Chair covers & sash $8.50 each Candles are provided as table decorations no fee

Are there any kitchen facilities available?

Yes there is a Kitchen on board but not for public use.

How spacious is the boat for dining? How many can be seated in one area?

Seated dining - there is space to seat up to 70 guests around tables of various sizes in the main lower level. For cocktail dining the boat is fairly spacious even at the capacity of 98 guests, thanks to the 3 separate entertaining areas - people naturally spread out all over the boat.

Is ice provided onboard?

Yes, everything is included in the menu and bar pricing.

If consumption bar is available, how much do drinks cost?

Yes, consumption bar is allowed. As a rough guide, Beer, Wine, Sparkling are $10 per glass and spirits are from $12 with soft drinks from $5 each. Please note: these prices are subject to change without notice.

Do you cater for the following dietary requirements? GF, Celiac, Vegetarian, Vegan, Kosher, Halal, Anaphylactic to nuts, Dairy.

We can alter a menu to suit dietary requirements, however, this must apply to the menu for all guests.

If there is a cake, will you cut it up and serve it?

Yes, the crew will cut it up and serve the cake.

Do you supply serviettes and plates for a cake?

Yes we supply serviettes and plates for cake if required.

Is there a surcharge for BYO Cake?

There is no surcharge to BYO Cake.

Is there a sound system and what connectivity is there?

Yes there is a sound system with speakers on the top level and on the front deck. It provides “background” level volume music only so should not be relied upon for dancing to - we recommend bringing your own speakers or we can arrange a DJ. NO WIFI Onboard.

Can we decorate the boat and any particular advice?

Yes we've had all sorts of creative decorations before from Beach themes to Super Heroes. You may have to be flexible with your setup times, depending on the schedule of the boat before your cruise - Afternoon charters are easier to organise pre-access than Evening charters.

Can we have a DJ?

Yes - we can arrange a DJ, or you are welcome to BYO. DJ for 4 hours - $750 BYO DJ and/or pre-access fee $100

Is swimming allowed?

Yes swimming is possible during the charter however it would typically be from a wharf at Chowder Bay and therefore should be arranged in advance. It is not possible to swim to and from the boat directly for safety and practical reasons.

Is laser clay shooting an option and if so how much does it cost and where would guests shoot from?

Yes, laser clay shooting is allowed from front deck - please enquire for pricing.

Photo booths - is this an option and if so how much would it cost and where would they typically be placed?

Yes, we often have photobooths inside across from the bar, or on the lower back deck.

Are Bands allowed to play on board? If yes is there a specific location to perform and/or a surcharge for pre access?

Yes, bands are allowed, bump-in 30 minutes prior to the booking, there is no additional fee. For catering purposes, external contractors (such as band, DJ, photographer, etc) should be included in the guest head count.

Are there any toilets onboard?

Yes, there are separate bathrooms for the Men and Ladies.

What crew can we expect onboard?

All cruises come with a skipper, bar and wait staff numbers will depend on your number of guests and your menu selections.

Is there air conditioning and if so where?

No there is no air con but the skylight style windows at the front of the saloon area allow for good ventilation so it generally stays cool when cruising around the Harbour.

Is there shelter on the boat and any extra information on this?

Yes there is ample shelter for all guests, all 100 guests could event fit downstairs on the main level if required, plus there is plenty of room for 20 people on the sheltered top deck.

Is there any heating equipment onboard?

No heating on board. We find its not needed when everyone is onboard inside is cosy. If too hot we open windows to allow the breeze to come through.

AV equipment - do you have Screens and what connectivity is there?

Yes there is a TV with USB option for Slideshow available. Not suitable for presentations.

Accessibility - can wheelchair users board the boat easily and can they access the toilets? Any other information?

Unfortunately, due to the age of the vessel, wheelchair access is generally not available. We have had some guests in wheelchairs, who are able to take a few steps, and have their wheelchair collapsed and placed onto the vessel. The same for the doorways inside. The bathrooms have a few stairs to get down to them.

Where can we pickup and dropoff?

Considering the large size of this vessel, it is very flexible with regards to pickup and dropoff locations, although the most popular is King St Wharf at Darling Harbour.

Where can we go on the cruise?

A typical cruise will start from Darling Harbour and go for a scenic cruise exploring the bays on the way to a nice sheltered bay such as Athol Bay and Clifton Gardens or over on the other side around the Watsons Bay area. Here we normally anchor up for lunch or dinner before heading back.

How long is the cruise?

A typical cruise is 4-5 hours - we recommend at least 5 hours for wedding cruises.

Are children and babies allowed?

Yes children and babies of all ages are welcome on Morpheus and in being a very wide and heavy boat it is one of the most stable we have in the fleet. The main indoor area is enclosed and sometimes groups setup a little play area with toys in the corner to keep the kids entertained.

What happens in poor weather?

The cruise will go ahead in all but dangerous conditions. There is plenty of wet weather shelter for all guests and last minute changes to the layout inside can be made to help with this, for example in the case of a wedding.

Smoking - is it permitted and are there any restrictions?

Smoking is permitted upstairs (at the discretion of the captain).

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