The Boathouse Shelly Beach

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Location
1 Marine Parade, Shelly Beach, Manly, New South Wales  View Map
Business Hours
By appointment
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WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF THE BOATHOUSE SHELLY BEACH?

The Boathouse Shelly Beach can hold up to 60 guests for a seated + 120 guests canapé style in our upstairs area. Downstairs can accommodate up to 200 guests canape style. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE VENUE HIRE FEE?

The venue hire includes exclusive use of Shelly Beach for 5 hours, The Boathouse Team to set up, pack down, + to take care of you + your guests for the duration of your Wedding or Event, floral displays in the entrance + main room, standard table settings, causal lounge areas, dance space + general venue styling.  

WHAT DOES A STANDARD TABLE SET-UP INCLUDE?

Tables + napkins, white dinner plates, white side plates, cutlery, + glassware.  

WHAT IS THE LONGEST TIME FRAME THAT WE CAN HOLD OUR WEDDING OR EVENT?

7 hours is the maximum time frame for which you may hire Shelly Beach upstairs. This includes your standard 5 hour Reception, + 1 hour Extension.

Any 1 hour Extension involves a $750.00 Venue Hire Fee + a per person cost for your unlimited chosen Beverage Package. 

Downstairs is only available from 6.00pm until 11.00pm.

ARE WE ABLE TO HIRE THE BOLLINGER BOAT FOR ANY BEVERAGE PACKAGE?

You must have Bollinger Special Cuvée selected as your Champagne option in your unlimited beverage package to be able to hire the Bollinger Boat.

Bollinger Special Cuvée is included in Beverage Package Three, or you may opt for a Bollinger upgrade if Beverage Package One or Two is chosen.  

CAN WE OPT FOR A BAR TAB OR BEVERAGES ON CONSUMPTION FOR OUR RECEPTION?

The prepaid unlimited beverage package for your entire guest number is the only option at Moby Dicks. 

DO YOU HAVE SPIRIT OPTIONS?

We do not have spirits available, however, you may provide your own bottles of sprits, + we will charge $40.00 per bottle for corkage.

The spirits will be served from behind the bar, after main meal service, + must be mixed - we do not allow shots, or service of alcohol neat or on the rocks. 

WHEN CAN OUR VENDORS HAVE FULL ACCESS TO THE VENUE?

Access is 2 hours prior. Earlier access can be confirmed closer to the date depending on other bookings. Please speak to your Event Coordinator to confirm timings.

HOW MANY BOATHOUSE TEAM ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUR RECEPTION?

Approximately one team member per 15 guests.  

WILL OUR EVENT COORDINATOR BE PRESENT ON THE DAY?

Yes, your Coordinator will be present at the beginning of your Wedding or Event to ensure that all is running smoothly + as planned. 

DO YOU CHARGE A FEE FOR CAKE CUTTING + SERVICE?

Cake cutting is complimentary.  

DO YOU HAVE RESTRICTIONS FOR BANDS REGARDING NUMBER OF MEMBERS + LEVEL OF NOISE?

A 3-piece band is the maximum we can allow, this includes the vocalist, no subwoofers are to be used in or outside the venue at any time and all music must cease at 11pm and 10pm on Sundays. 

DO YOU CATER FOR OUR GUESTS WITH SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?

Yes, we do! Please list all guests in our Special Meal Requirements section on your Final Details Form, + we will cater for their needs.

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER WEDDING OR EVENT BOOKED ON THE SAME DAY?

This is possible. We do allow for sufficient enough time between each of our bookings if this is to happen.

DO OUR VENDORS NEED TO BE SEATED AT A GUEST TABLE FOR THEIR MEAL?

They may be seated at a guest table if they happen to be a friend or acquaintance, however, most vendors will be happy to be seated just outside of the venue.

We charge $60.00pp for your vendors, + provide a plated main meal + full beverage package. 

DO YOU OFFER AN OPTION FOR OUR CEREMONY IN THE CASE OF WET WEATHER?

If you have the upstairs area booked this can be provided at an additional cost, depending on availability. If you hold your reception downstairs you can hire the upstairs area for your ceremony for an additional cost. Please speak to your Event Coordinator for further information.  

WHO DO WE CONTACT IN REGARDS TO BOOKING AN OFF-SITE LOCATION FOR OUR CEREMONY?

The Northern Beaches Council. 

DO YOU PROVIDE CEREMONY STYLING OPTIONS?

Yes, we have The Boathouse Ceremony Styling Package which may be set at any location on the Northern Beaches or on-site - please contact your venue Coordinator to check that this is available for your date.  

DO YOU OFFER BEVERAGE SERVICE AT OUR CHOSEN CEREMONY LOCATION?

If you book our Ceremony Styling Package you have the option to include a beverage station at your ceremony location. Please speak to your Event Coordinator for further information on pricing + potential council restrictions.

WE ARE STAYING AT A HOUSE NEARBY, CAN YOU PROVIDE ANY CATERING AROUND THE SAME TIME OF OUR WEDDING OR EVENT?

We would love to take the stress away from you and be able to provide a breakfast or lunch whilst you are getting ready, or catering the following day. Speak to our events team and we would be more than happy to tailor a package for you.

WHERE CAN GUESTS SMOKE?

50 metres away from the venue when the café is still open. If the cage is closed + your event is upstairs you can smoke in the pergola area just downstairs.


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