The most popular request for water taxis on Sydney Harbour is for a trip to or from one of Sydney’s many waterside restaurants. When you think about it, it makes sense. How else can you top off a great meal with a great view, but by hopping on a water taxi or water limousine and skimming across Sydney Harbour on your way home. It sure beats the bus.
Below are some great value deals we are pleased to offer our customers which include Harbour transfers. All of the prices are from Circular Quay, or for the return journey back to Circular Quay. If you want to be picked up from another spot on Sydney Harbour please check our service area to find the wharf nearest to you.
Enjoy a private water taxi ride to Papi Chulo Restaurant Manly where an incredible winter feast awaits!
Water Taxis Combined will pick you up from a designated wharves in Sydney Harbour including Campbell’s Cove, Eastern Pontoon, Commissioner’s Steps, Man of War Pontoon and Habour Master’s Steps. You’ll arrive in style and comfort to Papi Chulo Restaurant at Manly Wharf. Rest assured our water taxis provide comfort and shelter in all weather conditions.Upon arrival at Manly Wharf, adjacent to the restaurant, you’ll receive a signature Papi Chulo cocktail before you settle in to enjoy a Winter Feast set menu which includes Papi Chulo’s famous BBQ Platter.
Afterwards you’ll have the opportunity to meet Papi Chulo’s chefs, who will talk you through the menu, including smoking, curing and pickling techniques.
After your meal we’ll pick you up from Manly Wharf and return you back to the City.
This offer is valid 7 days. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance.
Catalina Restaurant, Rose Bay
Catalina Rose Bay is one of Australia’s great destination restaurants situated at Rose Bay on Sydney Harbour’s eastern foreshore. Michael and Judy McMahon opened Catalina in 1994 with a simple goal: “to be Sydney’s favourite place to eat the best by the water”. Catalina was designed as a homage to the beauty of Sydney Harbour. Diners have a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour at water-level, punctuated only by the comings and goings of a working harbour, and incoming commuter sea planes based in front of the restaurant. Diners are welcome all day. Visit website »
LUNCH OPTION - Return water taxi transfers to Catalina, Rose Bay where you’ll enjoy a 3 course semi set meal. Includes coffee and petit fours. Beverages are charged on consumption.
Cost: $160 per person (minimum 4 people) – Includes return water taxi and three course meal.
DINNER OPTION - Return water taxi transfers to Catalina Rose Bay where you’ll enjoy a 3 course meal (ordered on the day of consumption). Beverages are charged on consumption.
Cost: $140 per person (minimum 4 people) – Includes return water taxi and three course meal.
Ormeggio at The Spit
Ormeggio at The Spit, located at D’Albora Marinas, offers Contemporary Italian cuisine in a spectacular waterside setting, overlooking Middle Harbour and Pearl Bay. It has Two Chef Hats in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide 2015 and has been a hatted restaurant since opening in 2009. Executive Chef Alessandro Pavoni, Head Chef Victor Moya and their talented team utilise both new and traditional techniques of cooking, along with the finest produce, to deliver the Ormeggio experience.
Cost: $190 one way Water Taxi trip from Circular Quay
Flying Fish Restaurant – Jones Bay
Flying Fish Restaurant is surrounded by breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour. Flying Fish has been constructed from an original heritage wharf site and blends a contemporary mix of design highlights to deliver a new and unique Sydney dining experience. The inspirational menu consists of fresh seafood and seasonal delights. This in combination with the stunning two-storey loft design, unique lighting and spectacular waterfront setting, make for an evening to remember. Visit website »
Cost: $70 one way Water Taxi from Circular Quay.
Ripples Restaurant – Chowder Bay
Ripples at Chowder Bay is the younger sister of Aqua Dinning and Ripples at Milsons Point. It is an alfresco cafe housed on the deck of the Submarine Miners’ Depot at Chowder Bay, Mosman Sydney. Boasting unrivalled views of Clifton Gardens and Sydney Harbour, diners enjoy an Italian inspired menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Visit website »
Cost: $110 one way water taxi from Circular Quay
Doyles Restaurant – Watson’s Bay
Doyles on the Beach is located right on the foreshore of Watsons Bay overlooking the magnificent panorama of Sydney Harbour from the glamourous eastern suburbs. Doyles is internationally famous and a mecca for Sydneysiders and tourists alike, offering a stunning range of fresh seafood for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Visit website »
Cost: $110 one way water taxi from Circular Quay
The Star Casino Sydney and Lyric Theatre
The Star Sydney Casino features eight bars, seven restaurants, as well as Sydney’s famous Casino. Star City also boasts a grand ballroom for weddings, anniversaries and corporate events. Situated on the waterfront in Pyrmont. The Lyric Theatre is another attraction within the Casino complex and is a short distance from the wharf where the water taxis arrive. Visit website »
Cost: $70 one way water taxi from Circular Quay
Woolloomooloo Restaurants – Cowper Wharf
$70 first 4 persons + $10.50 per person thereafter
- Akis Indian Restaurant
- China Doll
- Kingsley’s Steak & Crabhouse
- Nova Cucina
- Otto Ristorante
Book a Water Taxi to any of these waterfront restaurants:
Prices incl. first 4 passengers. Extra passengers: $10.50 pp.
- Bathers Pavilion, Balmoral – $160
- Public Dining Room – Balmoral – $160
- Aqua Dining – Luna Park – $65
- Sails Restaurant – Lavender Bay – $65
- Banjo Pattersons Restaurant – Gladesville – $145
- The Start – Sydney Fish Markets – $120
- Pellegrinis – Balmain – $100
- Blue Fish – Harbourside, Daling Harbour – $70
- Dragon Boat – Harbourside, Daling Harbour – $70
- Kobe Jones – King Street Wharf – $70
- Steerson – King Street Wharf – $70
- Bavarian Bier – Manly – $175
- Hugos – Manly – $175
- Cala Luna – The Spit – $190
- Afous- The Spit – $190