Experience a once-in-a-lifetime sailing adventure with the Mirage Catamaran - South Africa's newest, largest, and safest private yacht. This 76-foot luxury catamaran, constructed by renowned yacht builders Matrix Yachts, is a marvel of nautical engineering, customised to withstand the unpredictable weather conditions of the Cape and designed to host corporate events, special occasions, and private functions.
Indulge your mind, body, and soul in the most exhilarating sailing experience aboard the Mirage, offering unrivalled spaciousness, elegance, and five-star service. This spectacular addition to the V&A Waterfront is a true symbol of excellence, providing gourmet dining and ultimate relaxation in a spacious galley and two large stainless outdoor grills prepared to perfection by a private chef.
The Mirage Catamaran is the perfect platform for weddings, private events, and parties, accommodating up to 130 pax, including caterers, DJs, and entertainers. However, the actual number of guests may vary depending on the type of event, as extra staff such as first aiders, lifeguards, bouncers, and crew may be required. You can rely on a total number of 115 pax of your guests to have an unforgettable sailing experience aboard the Mirage Catamaran.
The Mirage features a fully stocked bar on board where guests can pay either in cash or by deposit prior to the charter. For those summer cocktails, we can even hire a slushy machine! Please refer to the attached list for the available drinks.
We kindly ask that guests refrain from bringing their own drinks on board under any circumstance. However, if there is a specific drink not on the list, the boat will arrange it for you.
Please note that sponsors of beers or wines will incur a corkage fee of R5,000 (maximum of 20 bottles of wine and 120 beers allowed).
We highly recommend canapé style catering, and we would be delighted to assist you in finding the perfect chef or catering company that can cater to your specific requirements. Please refer to the attached sample menu for your convenience.
Please note that guests are strictly prohibited from bringing their own catering under any circumstance.
A 15% service charge is charged on the food and drinks which is dispersed to the crew.
For all charters of 60+ guests, a mandatory service of security is required.
DJ / Entertainer:
The Mirage is equipped with an onboard sound system that has USB and Bluetooth connections, making it easy for you to play your own music.
In the event that you wish to provide your own DJ, they can use the onboard equipment (CDJs 2000 & speakers), and the fee for the first 6 hours is approximately R9,500, with an additional charge of R2,000 per hour thereafter.
If you prefer to have a DJ provided by us, the rate starts at approximately R9,500 for the first 6 hours (varying depending on the event), with an additional charge of R2,000 per hour thereafter. DJ hire for up to a 4-hour charter is charged at R3,250. Additional rates may apply for extended periods, and we will be happy to provide you with a quote.
We are pleased to offer the use of our floating pool, water slide, and SUP boards for charters lasting 4 hours or longer.
If you have a larger group that will be participating in water sports, we can arrange to have lifeguards on board for added safety.
Relax and spread out on the Mirage's spacious double deck configuration. The bridge deck level boasts a vast saloon area, while the upper deck features an expansive flybridge with VIP seating for 61 passengers, unobstructed views of Cape Town's stunning vistas, and a second bar for ultimate convenience and service. With seating for up to 52 guests, the large contemporary bar and huge open area on the deck are perfect for dancing, entertainment, and socializing.
Inside, enjoy complete comfort with three luxuriously fitted bathrooms accessible via stairs leading into the hulls from the saloon. Indulge in gourmet cuisine prepared on board in the fully equipped commercial-grade kitchen or on the two large stainless steel outdoor grills on the aft deck.
Bask in the warm African sun on the catamaran's front netting and trampoline area or relax on tailor-made decking, perfectly designed to host weddings, live entertainment, and special occasions. Semi-enclosed saloon and flybridge awnings provide protection from the varied weather conditions, allowing you to enjoy a premier sailing experience regardless of the weather.
Rest assured that the Mirage is built with watertight safety features designed and constructed to the highest code prescribed by South African Marine Safety Authority, Passenger Ship Class, ensuring your complete peace of mind.
Whatever your occasion, your guest list or your budget, the professional event co-ordinators are uniquely equipped to cater to your every need, down to the finest detail. Mirage is able to host a variety of luxurious functions, from birthdays, anniversaries and engagements to bachelors, bachelorettes and more. Impress your guests with the finest in gourmet food and drink pairings from our fully functioning galley, bars and outdoor grills.
When it comes to your next corporate event, why settle for generic and mundane? The Mirage, South Africa's largest and safest private yacht, can make your event unforgettable. Whether it's a product launch, conference, incentive trip, holiday party or team building event, making an impression on staff, clients, or guests is essential. The Mirage's fully equipped galley, two bars, and outdoor grills can cater to any size group and budget, with gourmet food and drink pairings, themed occasions, live music, and DJ-hosted dance parties. Its spacious layout can accommodate any event, making the Mirage the perfect choice for your next corporate function.
Experience the ultimate birthday celebration or plan an unforgettable party for a loved one with the Mirage's private yacht rental. Our yacht parties are a top-rated choice for amazing birthday party ideas in Cape Town, providing a luxurious and unique atmosphere that will leave a lasting impression. You and your friends will feel like stars as you enjoy a beautiful day or evening on the water aboard our yacht. Our on-site chefs can prepare event-specific menu offerings, and our customizable bar packages include top-shelf liquor and fine local and international wines. We also offer a variety of entertainment options, including DJs, live performances, and even theatrical productions, to create the perfect party atmosphere for your special occasion.
Charter The Mirage Yacht for your next school dance and create an unforgettable experience! Our yacht offers expert in-house planning services and a versatile space that can accommodate any dance theme. From your initial inquiry, our experienced and dedicated event planner will guide you every step of the way, ensuring that your dance or post-prom party exceeds expectations. Our exceptional event space and unparalleled service will make your school dance more than just memorable. And if you have already secured a venue for your dance but need a venue for your post-prom party, we have got you covered. The Mirage Yacht is the perfect turnkey prom venue in Cape Town that you won't find anywhere else.
Looking for a unique and luxurious location for your next film or TV series? Look no further than The Mirage! Our 5-star venue provides the perfect backdrop for any shoot, with a range of amenities to meet your every need. Our professional crew will work with you every step of the way, ensuring that you get the shots you need to make your project a success. From support vessels to water toys, we have everything you need to create the perfect scene. With a pool and 8-meter slide, as well as three bathrooms and a full-service bar, The Mirage can accommodate up to 130 people, making it the perfect choice for your next shoot. So why settle for anything less than the best? Choose The Mirage for your next film or TV series and make your project shine!
Why settle for a generic hotel conference room or ballroom for your next business networking meeting when you can impress your guests with a truly unique and luxurious venue? The Mirage, South Africa's largest and most luxurious yacht, offers the perfect setting for an upmarket networking event. Unlike typical corporate gatherings, The Mirage's spacious layout and stunning views of the ocean provide a truly inspiring backdrop for your networking group.
With fully equipped meeting facilities, a full-service bar, and a gourmet galley, The Mirage offers everything you need to make your event a success. Whether you're looking to impress potential clients, reward your employees, or simply network with like-minded professionals, The Mirage is the ultimate venue for your next business networking meeting.
We offer a range of additional services to enhance your event and make it truly unforgettable. From stunning floral arrangements and colourful balloons to professional photography and videography, we have everything you need to capture every moment of your event. We also provide audio visual equipment, photobooths, lounge décor, and furniture rental to create the perfect atmosphere for your guests. For a touch of excitement, we offer casino themes, karaoke, and even magicians to entertain your guests. Need a tour guide to show you around? We have you covered. And don't forget about our delicious specialty cakes and tenders to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth. Whatever you need to make your event extra special, we are here to make it happen.
Amenities, Entertainment & Recreation
For your relaxation and entertainment Mirage Catamaran has the following facilities, for more details please speak to your yacht charter broker.
'Mirage Catamaran' Charter Rates & Destinations
Jan - Dec 2023 Rates
Winter & Summer season
Dec 2022 – Nov 2023 Rates
R 28,000 p/hour (for first 3 hours and R14,000/hr thereafter)
Approx R84,000 (min 3hr charter)
Dec 2023 Rates
R30,000 p/hour (for first 3 hours and R15,000/hr thereafter)
Approx R90,000 (min 3hr charter)
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