Pontoon Australia Day Boat Hire

Self-Drive Pontoon Australia Day Boat Hire

Our luxury Sweetwater hire and drive pontoon boats are designed with central driving console, ideal for novice drivers and fitted with comfortable lounge style seating for up to 7 passengers, bimini shade cover, change room/ toilet, BBQ and stereo.

You can avoid the crowds of the scheduled harbour cruises and choose your own voyage of discovery. With Pontoon Boat Sydney Cruise under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past the Opera House and impressive foreshore homes. Stop off to take pictures along route or to do some fishing. Visit a harbour beach for a swim or just to enjoy a relaxing BBQ picnic.

Considered to be one of the most affordable in Sydney, boat hire on Ali B is a great option for events. She is able to fit a maximum capacity of 45 guests, which makes her perfect for any occasion. Ali B features; a large outdoor entertainment area, spacious saloon, and access to the flybridge, so she is a charter that won’t disappoint.

Boat hire on Ali is suitable for; birthday party cruises, Christmas cruises, Boxing Day boat hire, and many more.



  • Alcohol Bar
    Alcohol Bar
  • Bathroom
  • BBQ
  • Entertainment area
    Entertainment area
  • Fully Licenced
    Fully Licenced
  • Galley
  • Ipod / Ipad / Smart Phone connectivity
    Ipod / Ipad / Smart Phone connectivity
  • Outdoor entertainment area
    Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor Speaker
    Outdoor Speaker
  • Sunbaking
  • Toilets


Ali B Sandwich Menu

Minimum order 8 sandwiches
Sandwiches: $10 per person (1pp)
Baguettes/Wraps: $12 per person (1pp)

Sandwiches are made on wholewheat & quinoa & soy organic sourdough
Baguettes are made on white crispy fresh baked bread.
Sandwiches, Baguettes & Wraps are cut into 1⁄4’s
The sandwiches and baguettes/ wraps are presented in quality craft window boxes.

Sandwich fillings include:
Double smoked ham, Swiss cheese, tomato, mixed leaves & mayonnaise.
Poached Chicken Breast, avocado, mayonnaise and mixed leaves.
Smoked Salmon, cream cheese, avocado, capers, Spanish onion.
Chargrilled vegetables, pesto, ricotta and baby spinach
Corned Beef, tomato pickles, tasty cheese and mayonnaise
Portuguese chicken Breast, mayonnaise, chilli jam & mixed leaves
Tuna, lemon mayo, cucumber, pickled onion and mixed leaves
Salad sandwich with avocado, tomato, cucumber, carrot, onion, & Swiss cheese

Ali B BBQ Menu

Your choice of meat, freshly cooked on the BBQ & served with rocket & parmesan salad and fresh bread rolls

Gourmet Sausages freshly cooked on the BBQ: $15 per person
Vegetarian/Vegan/GF option available

Homemade Wagyu Beef Burgers cooked on the BBQ: $20 per person
Chicken/Vegetarian/ Vegan/GF option available

Mixture of burgers and sausages: $25 per person

Mixed Kebabs: $25 per person
Choice of Honey soy chicken, Moroccan lamb, Smokey BBQ beef, Rosemary lamb, Korean pork

Ali B Buffet & Cocktail Menu

Cold finger food
Minimum 12 per item
Roast pumpkin, goat’s cheese & tomato frittata: $3.40 each
Cocktail pork & fennel rolls: $3.50 each
Cocktail Spanakopita (feta & spinach filo triangles): $3.40 each
Cocktail sausage rolls: $3.40 each
Cocktail Smoked salmon & dill quiche: $3.60 each

Gourmet Sliders:
Minimum 12 per order
Minimum 24 per order for beef brisket
Slow cooked beef brisket: $3.90 each
Chicken schnitzel: $3.90 each
Roast vegetable & goat’s curd: $3.90 each
Smoked salmon & cream cheese:) $3.90 each

Buffet meats
Served cold
Free range marinated & roasted chicken cut into 1/8’s: $25 each
Rare roast beef served with horseradish & mustards: $75 p/kg (min 2 kg)
Apple cider & maple glazed free range ham w/ apple pear & ginger chutney: $50 p/kg (min 2 kg)
Add on fresh bread rolls: $1 per person

Whole tray cakes: $145.00
(30 × 40cm) 24 to 32 portions
Orange & Almond cake (GF, DF)
Flourless chocolate & raspberry cake (GF)
Chocolate & walnut brownie (GF)
Blueberry & lime baked cheese cake
Apple & rhubarb crumble
Carrot & walnut cake

Ali B Salad Menu

Serves at least 20 people
Half size platters available on request $40.00 each

Wild Rice Salad: $75
with brown and wild rice with sultanas, almonds, toasted coconut and lemon honey mustard dressing

Asian Coleslaw: $75
with red & Chinese cabbage with shallots, coriander, mint, sesame seeds, pepitas and a sweet chilli and lime dressing.

Wild Rocket, Roasted Pumpkin & Pine nut Salad: $75
with cherry tomatoes, goats cheese served with balsamic dressing.

Israeli Couscous Salad: $75
with fresh herbs, cherry tomato & chilli with a lemon & garlic dressing.

Quinoa & Roasted cauliflower Salad: $75
with cashews, currants, roast cauliflower & chickpea.

Seasonal Roast Vegetables: $85.00

Ali B Platters Menu

Sushi Platters
Serves 20 people
A variety of bite size Sushi Rolls Platter: $60.00
A variety of cooked and fresh Salmon Platter: $70.00

Antipasto Platter: $150.00
Serves 20 people
Cold meats, marinated olives, cheeses, homemade dips, pate, served with crackers.

Cheese Platters
Serves 20 people
A range of Australian & European cheeses served with crackers.
4/5 cheeses: $100
5/6 cheeses: $130
7/8 cheeses: $160

Prawn Platter
Tiger Prawns served (unpeeled) with lemons and seafood sauce
Small (serves 12 – 15): $120
Medium (serves 15 – 25): $170
Large (serves 25 +) $220

Smoked Salmon Gravlax Platter: $130
Serves 20 people
Full side Salmon, smoked and sliced with capers, dill, & served with sides of wasabi cream & pickled onion

Fruit Platters
Fruits will depend on season and market availability
A variety of Strawberries, Blueberries, Pineapple, Rock Melon, Watermelon, Kiwi Fruit, Grapes.
Small (serves 12-15): $60
Medium (serves 15-25): $90
Large (serves 25+): $110

Ali B Buffet Menu

Buffet Option 1: $45 per person
Cheese Platter
Platter of Fresh Prawns
Leg of Ham (sliced and served chilled)
Barbeque Chicken
Creamy Potato Salad
Rocket and parmesan salad
Bread Rolls
Fresh Fruit Platter

BBQ Buffet Option 2: $50 per person
Cheese Platter
Selection of Gourmet Sausages
Chicken Skewers
Premium Steaks
Creamy Potato Salad
Rocket and parmesan Salad
Fresh Bread Rolls
Fresh Fruit Platter

Platter Buffet Option 3: $40 per person
Cheese Platter
Antipasto Platter
Assorted Wrap Platter
Fresh Fruit Platter
Fresh Bread Rolls
Add prawn’s platter for an additional $10 per person, served with seafood sauce, lemon wedges

Ali B Beverage Packages

A $250 bar staff fee is applicable when any beverage package is purchased.

Beverage Package One: $15 per person, per hour
2 x premium beers – Peroni & James Boags
Light Beer
Sparkling wine
Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Grigio
Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz
Soft drinks

Beverage Package Two: $18 per person, per hour
2 x premium beers – Peroni & James Boags
Light Beer
Sparkling wine
Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Grigio
Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz
House spirits – vodka, gin, rum, whiskey
Soft drinks

Beverage Package Three: $22 per person, per hour
2 x premium beers – Peroni & James Boags
Light Beer
Premix gin & soda
Premix alcoholic seltzers
Sparkling wine
Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Grigio
Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz
House spirits – vodka, gin, rum, whiskey
Soft drinks

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package: $5 per person, per hour
A range of soft drinks, juice and sparkling water


Add Cocktails to any package – $30 per person
Maximum 2 cocktails, per person, per charter
Choice of Piña Colada, Margarita, Cosmopolitan or Espresso Martini
Ali B use Sophisticated Cocktail Co. ready to drink cocktails – created with premium spirits and
ingredients, shaken, stirred and ready to drink, freshly poured and served onboard on ice.

Additional Beer or Cider – $3 per person, per hour
Add an additional beer or cider to any package.
Beer options: Corona, 150 lashes, Coopers Pale Ale, Pure Blonde, Great Northern
Cider options: Somersbys Apple or Somersby Pear Cider

French Champagne Upgrade – $30 per person, per hour
Upgrade to Veuve Clicquot/Moet/Mumm NV Brut

Pricing Guide

Ali B Rates
Saturdays & all of December
Up to 30 guests$650 per hour
31-45 guests$750 per hour
Minimum 4 hours
January – November
Up to 30 guests$600 per hour
31-45 guests$700 per hour
Minimum 3 hours
Additional Fees
BYO Fee$150
Includes the use of all onboard equipment, BBQ, eskies, disposable eating and drinkware, and rubbish removal
Bag/s of ice$6 per bag
2 x Standup Paddleboards$50
Pick up and drop off fees apply
Public Holidays & Special Events
Public Holidays & Special Events (up to 30 guests)$3,420
Public Holidays & Special Events (31 – 45 guests)$3,900
Rates are for a 4 hour booking, additional hours can be added at Saturday rate with 20% surcharge
NYE (7.5 hour BYO)$15,000

Optional Extras

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