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Cruise Newcastle and the Hunter with NOVA Cruises

Nova Cruises

Private Charters aboard “The Princess”

Cruise Newcastle and the Hunter with NOVA Cruises

Our vessel “The Princess” is a purpose built function vessel and the most prestegious vessel of her type within the Hunter. She can comfortably seat up to 100 guests on a single level (85 with dance floor) or 130 guests for a less formal cocktail style dinner. This vessel has an expansive upper deck which can accomodate up to 80 guests.

A minimum of 80+ guests is required for a private charter on Friday Evenings during NOV/DEC and year round on Saturday Evenings. Outside these times a minimum guest number of 50+ guests is required.

“The Princess” has a fully stocked and licensed bar onboard which will be in operation for the duration of all cruises.

*Quoted prices are valid for charters booked and completed before December 31, 2017. Prices are subject to change.

  Private and Corporate Charters


Luncheon Cruise $54pp*

A 2.5 hour cruise on Newcastle Harbour extending to the Hunter River and Kooragang Wetlands. Cruise includes buffet lunch, Live Commentary or background music on our self playing baby grand piano, and Complementary Tea & Coffee.

Take in the sights of the vibrant and ever changing foreshore of Newcastle Harbour and the activity within the working shipping port. See the harbours coal loading facilities, tug boats and cargo ships up-close as you indulge in our buffet lunch freshly prepared on-board.

Lunch consists of Smoked Leg Ham off the bone, Seasoned Roast Chickens, Fresh Local King Prawns, and the following salad varieties; Waldorf / Roasted Pumpkin with Cous Cous / Gourmet Potato Salad & a Pasta Garden Salad. An assortment of Petit Fours are on offer for Dessert & Complementary Tea and Coffee is also available.


Cocktail Cruise $59/$65pp*

Step onboard “The Princess” and set sail on a 2 hour cruise taking in the highlights of Newcastle’s working harbour and ever changing foreshore. Your cocktail menu features a choice of 6 cocktail style appetisers. Our Cocktail menu is served while guests are boarding the vessel and throughout the cruise.


Dinner Cruise $79pp*

Cruise, dine and dance aboard our new vessel ‘THE PRINCESS’ whilst taking in the stunning back drop of Newcastle harbour by night on a 3 hour cruise. Whether it’s a work function or family celebration “The Princess” guarantees to provide an evening to remember. Enjoy appetisers on arrival followed by our gala buffet main meal prepared by our onboard Chef followed by a selection of cakes, tarts and flans. Live entertainment by a guitar soloist, duo, DJ, or pianist on our baby grand can be arranged.


Wedding Packages*

NOVA Cruises has many options available for your special day. Click here to download our Wedding Packages.


Bingo Cruise $44pp*

Join us for a delightful lunch and an entertaining day of bingo, trivia and lots of fun aboard Nova Cruises vessel “The Princess”! Indulge in morning Devonshire tea, a plated lunch and desserts whilst enjoying your Captain’s narration of sights along the way and a fun game of bingo with prizes for lucky winners!