Boat Description

The John Oxley is a stunning 80-foot Motor Yacht with large windows, striking lines, a wide beam for stability and space for up to 50 passengers, making it the ideal boat for all occasions.

Designed and built in Australia, finished with traditional nautical features, and created to last, this ship’s spacious saloon features a modern sound system, comfy sofas, and outdoor drinks fridges. The classic internal design leads out onto the Aft Deck, with its elegant polished teak dining table that can accommodate up to 10 guests for a formal experience.

Additional entertaining spaces and an excellent spot to take in the breath-taking views are the Flybridge and Bow. With multiple lounging areas, daybeds, an onboard BBQ and bar, the John Oxley is a favourite for leisurely afternoon trips.

Various water activities include sea bobs, a slide and an onboard air compressor for BYO inflatables. The ship also features four beautiful staterooms for up to 6 passengers, including a VIP Cabin, a Double and Twin room, and the Master Stateroom with included en-suite and lounge, all classically styled and air-conditioned.

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Boat Hire Fees

May, June, July, August: $600 per hour

April, September, October: $800 per hour

February, March: $995 per hour (minimum 4 hours, but 3 hours will be considered at discretion)

November, December, January: $1,195 per hour (minimum 4 hours, but 3 hours will be considered at discretion)

Public Holiday Surcharge: 20% (includes all public holidays except Christmas Day & Boxing Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day which will be quoted on request)

Overnight Stays: Pricing on request

Any Other Fees

BYO Beverage Fee: $20 per person (includes use of glassware, rubbish removal, delivery of drinks to vessel prior to charter and loaded into esky and fridge to ensure they are cold when guests board, crew to pack leftovers back into provided boxes or storage for guests to remove at the end of the charter)

Staff Costs (per staff member required): $250

  • Less than 15 guests = 1 Staff
  • 15-45 guests = 2 Staff
  • 45-52 guests = 3 Staff

Wharf Fees: $50 per wharf

Travel Fee (if applicable): $250 (charged in each direction required on top of standard wharf fees only for any pick-ups/drop-offs at wharfs outside of CBD/Eastern Suburbs/Lower North Shore)

 

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Food

PLATTERS TO SHARE

Antipasto Platter: $15 per person

A selection of cheeses, cold meats, fresh and pickled vegetables, seasonal fruit, dips, olive oil and balsamic vinegar served with crackers and fresh artisan bread (available for 10+ people)

Vegan Antipasto Platter: $20 per person

Includes a selection of delicious vegan cheeses, fresh and pickled vegetables, seasonal fruit, crackers, fresh artisan breads, beautiful olive oil with dukka and balsamic vinegar (available for 10+ people)

Fruit Platter: $10 per person

Includes a selection of fresh seasonal fruit and sweets beautifully presented on a large platter (available for 10+ people)

 

MORNING MENU

Morning Tea Platter: $15 per person

Includes a selection of morning tea delights, such as a variety of sweet and savory croissants, pikelets with jam, muffins & seasonal fruit (available for 10+ people)

Brunch Graze: $30 per person

Set up on the aft deck of the John Oxley, the BRUNCH GRAZE has something to impress all of your guests. With a selection of continental style offerings such as muesli, fresh seasonal fruit and yogurt, along with a hearty cooked breakfast prepared on board and some delicious sweets to finish (available for 20+ people)

 

GRAZING TABLES

Ploughman's Graze: $35 per person

A variety of Cheeses, typically a soft white, blue and a cheddar or other hard cheese, a selection of cold meats, olives, fresh tomato, basil & burrata salad, figs with candied walnuts and goats cheese, dips and crackers and fresh artisan bread with olive oil and balsamic (available for 20+ people)

Seafood Graze: $85 per person

Includes a selection of fresh locally sourced cold seafood such as Prawns, Balmain bugs, King Crab, Sydney Rock Oysters, whole smoked salmon, calamari, lobster rolls, 2 salads, fresh bread and a cheese platter (available for 20+ people)

Substantial Graze: $55 per person

Including a variety of Cheeses, you will find a few more on this table, a soft white, blue, cheddar, truffle cheddar with honey comb & stringy halloumi are some of my faves. A selection of cold meats such as prosciutto, bresaola, salami, pastrami and leg ham tend to feature, olives, meatballs in a rich tomato and egg plant sauce with crusty sourdough bread to dip in the sauce, home made baguette rolls with either roast beef with horseradish mayo, or a pork and apple sauce with fennel, a tomato basil and burrata salad and figs with candied walnuts and goats cheese (available for 20+ people)

 

BBQ MENUS

John Oxley Sausage Sizzle: $10 per person

Includes sausages, onions, fresh white bread, Tomato & BBQ sauce and mustard (available for 10+ people)

John Oxley DIY Burger Menu: $22 per person

Includes, burger buns, meat patties, sliced tomato, lettuce, cheese, pineapple rings, mayo, tomato & BBQ sauce and fries, all laid out in a buffet so you can make it the way you like it (available for 10+ people)

John Oxley Basic BBQ: $30 per person

Includes scotch fillet steak, sausages, marinated chicken thighs, 2 mixed salads and fresh bread (available for 10+ people)

John Oxley Premium BBQ: $40 per person

Includes your choice of scotch fillet or eye fillet steak, premium sausages, marinated chicken breasts, four salads including 4 beautiful home made salads including our famous Caesar, Waldorf, Tomato Basil and Burrata & Truffle Potato Salad, and a loaf of crusty sourdough bread (available for 10+ people)

John Oxley Surf & Turf: $85 per person

Includes fresh seasonal Australian Seafood to start such as prawns, oysters, bugs and king crab, hot seafood cooked on the BBQ as well as your choice of scotch fillet or eye fillet steak, premium sausages, marinated chicken breasts, four salads including 4 beautiful home made salads including our famous Caesar, Waldorf, Tomato Basil and Burrata & Truffle Potato Salad, and a loaf of crusty sourdough bread (available for 10+ people)

 

TO FINISH

Petit Four Platter: $15 per person

Includes a variety of cakes, slices and tarts (available for 10+ people)

Vegan Dessert Platter: $20 per person

Includes a selection of vegan, gluten free treats such as slices, cakes and doughnuts and fresh seasonal fruit (available for 10+ people)

Cheese Platter: $15 per person

Includes a selection of fresh seasonal fruit and sweets beautifully presented on a large platter (available for 10+ people)

Beverages

BYO Beverages Only

$20 per person fee applies

Includes use of glassware, rubbish removal, delivery of drinks to vessel prior to charter and loaded into esky and fridge to ensure they are cold when guests board, crew to pack leftovers back into provided boxes or storage for guests to remove at the end of the charter