MV Island Princess Luxury Charter Boat

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MV Island Princess Luxury Charter Boat in Brisbane & Moreton Bay

MV Island Princess is 58 ft (18m) luxury vessel built by a WA renowned shipwright Harriscraft that can take a maximum of 70 guests.  It is capable of a top speed of 15 knots though it normally cruise at 8-10 knots.  It is based in Brisbane, and is available for charters on the Brisbane River, Moreton Bay and Tangalooma.  It is especially suited to cocktail functions, corporate events, birthday celebrations, bucks and hens parties or any other festive occasions.  It has also transported thousands of happy customers reliably to destinations as far afield as Bali and Lombok.

MV Island Princess comprises 2 decks and 3 passenger areas.  The luxurious vessel is designed to provide the most comfortable and enjoyable cruises in all weather conditions.

Music is provided at all levels and areas with its excellent sound system – which connects to our onboard CrowdDJ system (powered by Spotify and Nightlife Music).  Our system can easily pair up with your own playlist.

The main deck features:

  • Deck level boarding gates, suitable for small wheelchairs (midship, port and starboard)
  • Two standard flushing marine toilets (Ladies / Gents)
  • Well stocked bar with premium beers, wines, spirits and cocktails
  • Large saloon with leather couches and premium carpet
  • 32in LED Television playing video clips of the song playing, along with custom messages and drink specials
  • Open air forward deck (smoking area)
  • Open air rear deck (often used as the dancefloor), with retractable clears and shades to protect from inclement weather
  • Comfortable couch seating along the side in the main cabin
  • Great sound system, with CD/MP3 player and Microphone
  • BBQ, Large Drinks Fridge, Microwave

The upper deck features:

  • Comfortable Leather lounges
  • 55inch LED Television playing video clips of the song playing, along with custom messages and drink specials
  • Spectacular open air sundeck with leather lounges
  • Drop down ‘clears’ in case of rainy weather
  • Wheelhouse


After a Christmas party on our vessel, you’ll never celebrate Christmas the same way again

The holidays come around but once a year, and you want them to be memorable, not forgettable. You need new Christmas party ideas, whether for your corporate Christmas party or a fun family gathering. That’s why this year you should ditch the traditional barbie or beach-side Christmas parties and do the unexpected. Take to the water and put yourself in the hands of our capable crew.

We offer Packages of Exceptional Value and Fun That Include:

  • Closed/private charter vessels designed to accommodate large and small parties alike
  • Premium bar options and tailored music selections that combine fun and class for a highly memorable experience
  • Multiple trip lengths — from 3 hours to all day excursions along the Brisbane River and beyond — to satisfy all needs
  • Fully-customisable experiences that can make your party dreams a reality

Our festively and tastefully decorated vessel makes the perfect venue for a Christmas party unlike any you’ve experienced before, with cruises that depart from your choice of wharf along the Brisbane River. With first-class amenities, exceptional service and breathtaking views, our Christmas cruises can truly make memories that last a lifetime and which you’ll want to relive again and again.

Through the service crowdDJ, guests can select their favourite tunes from our extensive music mix. The app lets guests create an interactive DJ experience that’s tailored to the mood of their party. With the right atmosphere, everyone feels closer, making for more personalized and fun-filled moments that your group will always remember.

Passengers can simply download the crowdDJ app to their smartphone and use their own Spotify playlists to bring their own music moments to the party and make them happen. It’s easy, fun and another way to make your Christmas party unlike any other you’ve experienced before.

Maximum Capacity: 70 guests

Drinks: Fully licensed bar. No BYO drinks.  Minimum bar tab is $1500 per charter.  For more than 30 guests, you can also opt to pay as you drink.

Food: BYO your own food and all necessary disposable plates and cutlery

Boat Hire Price:

Bucks/Hens Cruise (3hr) – Saturday night booking minimum of 30 people

 Pax Numbers  Price
Under 30 people $3,500
30 to 40 people $3,600 to $4,500
More than 40 people $5,000


Party Cruises 
3 hours booking $4,900
4 hours booking $5,900

New Year’s Eve (7:30pm to 12:30am): $12,000

Riverfire (3hr): $8,000

Riverfire (4hr): $9,000

Deposit: $500

 Pax Numbers  Extra Costs  Charge
Under 25 people Additional $1500 prepaid bar tab required
Over 60+ people Additional Bartender $300
For 18th Birthdays Additional Security Deckhand $300
For 21st Birthdays Additional Security Deckhand $300
BYO Catering Service Deckhand required $300


Pick up location: 

Location: Boarding and disembarking can be at any of the following wharfs in Brisbane – some incurring a fee:

Free wharves:

    • Northshore Hamilton and Murarrie Recreation Hub.

Fee Paying Wharves: $600

    • Mowbray Park
    • New Farm Park
    • City Botanic Gardens
    • Howard Smith Wharves (Felons Brewery)


For Bookings:- Phone Boat Charter Services 0422 250 972

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