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.
Amenities, Entertainment & Recreation
For your relaxation and entertainment 5 Hour - Mirage Catamaran has the following facilities, for more details please speak to your yacht charter broker.
'5 Hour - 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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