Frequently Asked Questions About Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruising

Enjoy a delicious dinner on board Magistic Cruises
Enjoy the spectacular harbour views with a delicious dinner and drinks.

Sydney Harbour is famous for its cruises, especially dining and sightseeing cruises. With two world-famous landmarks perched along the calm waters of Sydney Harbour—the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, the city has a spectacular skyline that easily impresses! And when you’re cruising on the harbour, you get to see these amazing attractions from up close. Magistic Cruises has been one of the popular brands in the city providing amazing lunch and dinner cruise packages at affordable rates. For those of you who plan to get on a Sydney dinner cruise, perhaps for the first time, there might be some questions on your mind. And here are some sure-fire questions that ought to help.

What will you see on board a dinner cruise?

A Magistic dinner cruise is one of the most amazing ways to see the major harbour landmarks including the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison, Kirribilli House etc. The vessel has three expansive outer decks that are perfect for taking in the unobstructed views of the surroundings. At night, the harbour looks even more enticing as the waters reflect the surrounding lights.

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Is BYO food and drinks allowed on board?

No, we strictly do not allow any kind of BYO food or drinks on Magistic Cruises. We offer a well-tailored dinner cruise with a delicious contemporary buffet and a licensed bar. If you wish to purchase drinks of any sort, you will find them at our fully-stocked bar on the main deck. For any standard dining cruise that you choose, we offer three beverage upgrades.


Do we cater for any special dietary requirements?

No. We do not accept any requests for dietary substitutions or modifications of menus onboard our Sydney Harbour dinner cruise. Since our dishes are prepared on board by our kitchen team, they are required to serve the menus within a limited time period of the respective cruises. At least one vegetarian menu is available on all our cruises in favour of customers who require special food, which includes a variety of gluten-free, nut-free, vegan or dairy-free dishes. However, we cannot guarantee that certain ingredients(halal, nuts, gluten, dairy, etc.) will not be in the food served.

Where is the closest parking station?

Our cruises depart from King Street Wharf near Darling Harbour and there are two great parking stations in the area. 1. King Street Wharf Parking on Shelley Street and 2. 321 Kent Street parking. However, we do not arrange any parking facility for our customers. The parking rates for the respective stations are available on the Secure Parking Website also read one of our articles at for more information regarding the same.

Can you bring packed presents or gifts on board?

Yes. We love it when our guests celebrate their special occasions onboard our cruises. You are allowed to bring gifts and presents. We also allow cakes on board. Our crew will assist you in safekeeping the cake till the time you wish to cut it. But it is to be noted that we do reserve the right to inspect all packages you carry on board for safety reasons.

Is smoking allowed on board the cruise?

Yes. Although we do not allow smoking on the main deck, we do allow our guests to smoke on the outer decks of the vessel in order to avoid inconvenience to fellow passengers. Also, please note that there is no designated smoking area.

We hope you found this article helpful. If you still haven’t found what you’re looking for, feel free to send your queries to and we will get in touch with you shortly.

Posted on May 13, 2022 by Magistic Cruises

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