The Boat


The Whale One is a two-level, all-weather friendly, 19-meter catamaran capable of holding up to 90 guests. Our vessel proves to be a truly special way to celebrate any occasion. Cruises are for two hours; however extra time can be added at an additional cost. 


what we offer

Extensive food and beverage menu

Fully integrated audio-visual system

Fully licensed bar

Friendly and professional staff to ensure your function is remembered

Our Event Management Team will happily provide you with links to professional musicians, function stylists, and marriage celebrants that we have successfully used across all our venue


Downstairs you will find an inside lounge, with booth seating and tables and also a fully licenced bar. Upstairs has a vast indoor/outdoor space suitable for all weather conditions. This level also includes a bar and room to dance the night away. We have an audio-visual system throughout to vessel to enhance either your own playlist, or live music.

Casual yet stylish

Having your event on this unique floating venue will be sure to make your celebration stand out from the rest. The Vessel in Mooloolaba is a bright, open and spacious venue that you can customise to fit your needs. Get in touch with our event planning team to learn more about hiring this charter for your day.


Select from our menu to suit your taste and event type. For events on the boat choose from the “On the Boat” menu via the PDF link below.


(Minimum 20 of each item)

Kampot pepper-cured ocean trout
Served with avocado mousse, blood orange, and cucumber on a crisp won ton

Wagyu Sliders
Served on brioche bun, gruyere, truffle mayo, bacon pate, and watercress

Wood-fired lamb rib
Served with Korean buffalo sauce and furikake (GF)

Freshly shucked oysters
Natural or dressed with mignonette

Smoked market fish rillette
Served with herb yogurt, pickled cucumber on a rye bagel with soft herbs

King oyster mushroom skewer
Served with spring onion relish, shio koji, and macadamia cream (V)

Banh Mi
Slow-cooked pork belly, bacon pate, carrots, cucumber, daikon, coriander, and smoked hoisin on a petite baguette

Eggplant skewer
Roasted and served with a miso glaze and furikake (V)

Mooloolaba Prawn Roll
Chilled local prawns, baby cos, marie rose sauce served on toasted brioche bun

NY Style baked Savory cheesecake
Served with smoked onion and sorel (VG)

Crudo of Tasmanian scallops (GF)
Served with buttermilk, dill oil, and fresh apple


Chocolate tart
Served with Dulce de leche

Lemon meringue tart
House-made lemon curd served with toasted Italian meringue


Great experience and highly recommended. The Food was brilliant, plated beautifully and tasted as good. The service was impeccable - extremely attentive and friendly. We needed to move from the inside section to outside to accommodate our pet after entrees - everyone was so accommodating, friendly, cleaned the tables and helped us. Great location with water views and ample parking.
Gerard Siromani
July 19, 2023
We love everything about The Dock, especially the cauliflower. Great experience made all the better by our bubbly, energetic waiter. Unfortunately we didn't get her name but she had a long blonde ponytail and a real spring in her step. We'll be back!
Cathy Thompson
July 14, 2023
Great place for dinner or just to hang out.
Paul Klebanowski
July 7, 2023
Great food and service, lovely views and atmosphere
Lynda Stabler
July 7, 2023
We visited the dock in few occasions and the food is always delicious. The team does a great job serving the customers. Always a good place go!
Florian Guillemard
July 6, 2023
Nice Venue Friendly Team
Robbie Amhaz
July 5, 2023

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