Main Deck at The Cadman

Cabarita Road, 138, Sydney, 2137 Show map
Cabarita
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Safety rules may apply in this venue
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Capacity based on 2 sqm social distance rule
No limit on wedding size, 2 sqm rule in effect
Corporate events must follow 2 sqm rule
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About this space

The first level and entry point for The Cadman contains Bar, DJ booth and lighting.
Seating formally for 150 guests or up to 300 drinks reception.

Large dance floor area and stair access down to restrooms and up to the second level and outer decks. Our professional and skilled crew include Captains, deckhands and wait staff along with a dedicated function manager.


Capacity

Standing
up to 300
Dining
up to 150
Theatre
up to 200
Boardroom
up to 200
Cabaret
up to 100
U-Shaped
up to 100
Classroom
up to 250

Event offers and packages

Package per person

- Seated Buffet with Seafood
- Beverage Package
- DJ Entertainment
- Complimentary welcome drink on entry
Followed by the individual purchase of drinks
- Cash/Eftpos Bar available

100 people required

Christmas Party Offers

Host your staff Christmas party for your company or an end of year get-together with friends and family, Cadman Cruises has the perfect package available.

Our professional Cruise Directors endeavour to make your event memorable for all the right reasons - once you decide on your package relax and enjoy a great experience on Sydney Harbour. The Cadman can accommodate 20 to 450 guests day or night for your Sydney Harbour Cruise.

Our shared Christmas party packages are excellent value for money and the most fun you can have on the harbour combining entertainment with delicious and generous food complimented by a comprehensive Beverage Package an amazing atmosphere and stunning views. For private Christmas Party Cruises have all the same sparkle but the vessel is exclusive to just your group!

We are proud to offer a tailored service taking into account your individual requirements and budget to fully realise a successful event. We offer flexible cruising options and guarantee to beat any comparable quote.
Christmas Party Package
$110 per person
4 hours cruising
Carvery Buffet with Seafood
Beverage Package - Local & Imported Beers, Red & White Wines, Sparkling, Summer Cocktail, Soft Drinks, Tea & Coffee
Live DJ
Other entertainment options available
Private hire based on Min 150 guests
Shared Christmas Party Package
$125 per person
4 hours cruising
Carvery Buffet with Seafood
Beverage Package - Local & Imported Beers, Red & White Wines, Sparkling, Summer Cocktail, Soft Drinks, Tea & Coffee
Live DJ
Bookings for groups of 6 or more
Tables of 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10

Prices

Sunday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Monday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Tuesday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Wednesday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Thursday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Friday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries
Saturday
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Per session
6:00 – 6:00
from $110 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include GST.
Minimum hire: 3 hours

DJ: $300
PA/Sound Hire: $200
Galley Hire: $600 (incl cleaning fee and 1x staff)

Should you decide to go ahead with the booking a deposit of $1000 is required to secure your event with the balance due in the 14 days prior to the cruise date.
CATERING
Menus from $40 (per person)
Beverage packages from $12 (per person, per hour)

BUFFET MENU
An assortment of bruschetta’s, fine cheeses, antipasto, pita bread & dips

- Choice of 2 Proteins
- Slowly Roasted Seasoned Chicken - served with seasoned stuffing
- Honey Glazed Leg Ham
- Marinated Roast Beef – served in a red wine jus
- Baked Fish – Garlic Marinade, Cherry Tomatoes, and Eshallots

Sides

- Green Lipped New Zealand Mussels – Chinese Style Chilli Sauce
- Oven Roasted Chat and Sweet Potatoes - Garlic Butter and Fresh Herbs
- Mediterranean Salad - Seasonal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, capsicum, Spanish onions, kalamata olives & feta
- Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
- Penne Pasta – Vegetarian Spicy Napolitano and Fresh Basil
- Pasta Alfresco – Creamy Mushroom and Bacon with Parmesan
- Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
- An assortment of seasonal fruits
- Individual cakes & sweet pastries

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
Wi-Fi
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

Rowdy or unruly behaviour will not be tolerated. The Operator and the Vessel have a “Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy” that applies during the Charter. If behaviour falls outside the guidelines of this policy then the Cruise Director may, in conjunction with the Captain, do any of the following:
- Terminate the Charter by berthing the vessel at the nearest safe location and disembarking the passengers.
- Summon the police to remove offending passengers.
- Negotiate with the Charterer to agree on some other course of action to resolve the issue.
Any costs associated with the early termination of the Charter due to unruly or rowdy behaviour must be paid by the Charterer.
You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.


About The Cadman

Recently refurbished and rebranded the iconic John Cadman III has been reborn as a modern and chilled event space now known as The Cadman.

The Cadman is a huge vessel, ideal for large functions and events. It comprises of two restaurant decks and two bars, an open-top deck and cocktail deck at the rear. The Cadman's unique layout also accommodates smaller groups in intimate settings with dining areas for groups of 30 up to 300.

The Cadman features a large dance floor with disco lighting, galley, air conditioning, and a powerful sound system.

Depending on the occasion The Cadman can seat varying numbers of people; for sight-seeing or standing 400 pax, for cocktail 320, seating at tables with a buffet 300 and seating at tables with an a la carte menu 280.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from $85
per person / per session
from $110
per person / per session
from $1000
hire fee / per hour
from $110
per person / per session

Location