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Boxing Day Soiree

The Boxing Day Soiree
It's back and there's never been a better time to get aboard.

About this Event

The Boxing Day Soiree feat. Mark Maxwell, Joskie

It's back. Our annual celebration of safely crossing the Noosa Bar and reintroducing Catalina to her natural habitat this BOXING DAY SOIREE. This year we're pumped to have aboard Mark Maxwell (One Hit Agency), Joskie and Friends.

Graduate of the Red Bull Music Academy and inspired by the pioneers of house music, Mark is a producer and DJ whose produced mixes for Groove Armada, Colour Castle and more recently DJ sets for Sweat It Out Records, House of Sweat series.

Supported by local Joskie, it's the only way to dance off that ham!!

Your $90 ticket includes a welcome cocktail, bespoke all-day canapé menu and 4 hours aboard.

Places are extremely limited. This event will sell out. 

This event is strictly 18+.

Enquiries for the Catalina Lounge should be directed to



The Catalina Lounge is our private VIP space situated on Catalina's upper deck. The lounge is located in a premium position at the rear of the vessel overlooking the beautiful Noosa River. 

The Catalina Lounge is designed for groups of up to 20 guests who want to move freely throughout Catalina but also want somewhere more intimate to return to. 

Pricing for the Catalina Lounge experience starts from $3800 and includes:

  • 20 tickets
  • $2000 food and beverage tab
  • Reserved lounge 
  • Dedicated wait staff (1 wait staff per 15 guests)

Additional guests can be added to your group up to a maximum of 30 guests total. Additional guests will be charged at $190/person with $100 extra added to the available food and beverage tab.

To enquire about our Catalina Lounge VIP Experience, please register with our Events Team ( We will endeavour to reply within 24hrs (except weekends) to provide further details.


Catalina strictly enforces a simple minimum dress code of:


Failure to comply with this dress code will, unfortunately, result in refusal of entry. In addition to the above, Catalina security reserve the right to refuse entry to any guest or group.


What is included in my General Admission ticket?

Your General Admission ticket covers your 4hrs aboard, entertainment and a limitless canapé menu all day. Vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free and vegan options will be available on request. If you have other allergies or intolerances, we recommend that you contact our Events Team via

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All public events aboard Catalina are strictly 18+. 

What can I bring into the event?

The Catalina is a fully licensed venue that permits no BYO food or alcohol, but we encourage you to enjoy that which we provide.

Remember to dress appropriately for the weather. It's summer so bring your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and dancing shoes. We do provide some shade but whether you decide to use it is up to you. 

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We encourage you to be environmentally conscious and present your e-ticket, or a screenshot of your e-ticket at boarding, however you can also be admitted with a printed ticket.

How long is the event?

Unless otherwise advised at time of purchase, Catalina's cruise times and duration are provided during booking and included on your e-ticket. There are no scheduled stops. 

How long before check-in should I arrive?

We suggest you arrive 30 mins prior to departure to ensure you don't miss the boat.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can after your information after purchasing by logging into your Eventbrite account. You can view a step by step guide here.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

If you are not able to attend an event for any reason, we recommend you email to discuss further.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

We don't require the name on the ticket and that on ID to match.

Can we smoke on board?

Catalina is a non-smoking venue.