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.


(Minimum 20 of each item)

Goat’s Cheese Tartlet
savoury baked goat’s cheese with salsa verde (V)

Wild Mushroom Tostada
with pickled onions, herbs and macadamia cream (GF, VG)

Seared Tasmanian Scallops
served with pea purée, sunflower seed pangratatto and lemon oil (GF)

Grilled Cape Grim Beef Skewers
served with, local peppers and salt bush chimichurri (GF)

Petite Wagyu Brisket Sandwiches
12 hour smoked brisked with truffle mayonnaise, watercress and onion jam

Slow-Cooked Tomato Tart
served with caramelised almond tarator, goat’s cheese and salsa verde (V)

Fig and Beetroot Tartlet
served with whipped hummus, walnuts and watercress (VG)

Poached Spanner Crab
served on a potato gaufrettes, crème fraiche and finger lime

Soy Cured Ocean Trout
served on crisp wonton with whipped avocado, corella and yuzu

Chilled Mooloolaba Prawn Po Boy
served with cocktail sauce, crisp baby cos and pickled cucumber

Mussel Escabeche Tostada
served with tomato salsa, warrigal greens and pickled red onion (GF)

Duck Parfait en Croute
house-made duck liver parfait served with and onion marmalade


Lemon Meyer Curd Tarts
served with bush pepper torched meringue

Wattleseed Bon Bons
rich dark chocolate infused with toasted wattle seed

Salted Chocolate Tart
served with dulce de leche


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