Charters Overview

Imagine Cruises:
Our experienced team are dedicated to making your private charter a memorable one. We are committed to offering a professional, friendly service and a totally unique venue, at an affordable price.
Imagine Cruises specialize in Private Charters that are unique, personalized and tailored to suit your requirements and budget. Ask us to help you create the type of event that you would like.
There are two vessels available for Charter – ‘IMAGINE’ is a 54ft sailing catamaran and ‘ENVISION’ is a 40ft power cat.
Both vessels are available all year round, offering both offshore in inshore cruising.
Experienced: Imagine Cruises has been in operation since 1996, creating memorable events for Birthday Parties, Conference Activities, Weddings, School Excursions, Bucks/Hens Parties, Family Get-Togethers and Christmas Functions. Our aim is to provide a safe and fun environment for all ages.
Options: Charters are based on a per hour hire fee, with an optional per head catering cost. The hire fee varies depending on time, day & season. Once you know your preferred date & time

Private charters are available from all marinas within Port Stephens.
Transport: Please ask us about transport to and from your cruise. We can organize buses to pick up and drop off locally, or from Newcastle or surrounding areas.

‘Imagine’ can cater for up to 60 guests (inshore) and up to 47 guests (offshore) and is available for both daytime and evening charters.
Comfortable: Imagine boasts a large downstairs cabin with café-style seating and a fully-stocked licensed bar. The covered foredeck is perfect for alfresco dining or socializing. The decks are bwide for easy walk-around and 360° viewing. Two restrooms are available.
User friendly & fun: All public areas are easily accessible, making it safe and comfortable onboard. ‘Imagine’ is equipped with both a bow sprit and a bow-net where you can relax above the water and still stay dry, as well as a boom-net which gets you in the water and definitely adds to the fun (especially for the kids…and the young at heart!).
Catering: Catering for your private charter can be arranged. We have a wide variety of menu options designed to accommodate all budgets. Ask us about custom-designing a menu to suit your preferences or requirements.
Bar: Imagine Cruises’ licensed bar is fully stocked and available on either a pay as you go or bar tab basis. Special drink requests (cruisers, beers etc.) can be accommodated with notice.
Music: Onboard Imagine we carry an iPod + connection and a great sound system. You are welcome to bring your own iPod if you prefer. We can also suggest a DJ, Guitarist, Singer or Karaoke DJ to help make a good evening party even better. Imagine has both inside and outside (under cover) entertainment areas catering for all seasons.

‘Envision’ can cater for up to 18 guests (inshore) and up to 12 guests (offshore) and is available for both daytime and early evening charters.
Comfortable: ‘Envision’ is designed to move through the water quickly but safely and smoothly. With plenty of seating available, guests can choose to sit undercover or enjoy the sunshine from the open foredeck.
User friendly & fun: ‘Envision’ has one flat deck and is easy to move around on, making it safe and comfortable for all of our guests. Designed to land directly onto a beach or to anchor in very shallow water, we can really help you plan an event that your guests will love! With 360° viewing, ‘Envision’ is perfect for exploring the Bay!
Catering: Catering for your private charter can be arranged and we can provide you with cold finger-foods or snacks. You are more than welcome to bring your own food onboard.
Bar: ‘Envision’ is BYO alcohol/drinks but eskies and ice can be provided. Complimentary water is available.
Music: There is an iPod + connection and a great sound system onboard ‘Envision’, but you are welcome to bring your own music if you prefer.