There’s nothing like a junk trip to make the most of summer weekends in Hong Kong, whether you prefer soaking up the sun and sipping something cold and boozy, or enjoy dipping in Hong Kong’s numerous turquoise bays. If you’re looking to elevate your next seafaring party and upgrade from the traditional junk to a superyacht, you’ll want to take a peek at these luxury vessels that are up for charter.
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Numarine 62 Fly – Sputnik
A nifty vessel perfect for day cruising around Hong Kong, the Numarine 62 Fly is as sleek as they come. 18 metres and comprising of two cabins, its luxe indoor amenities and sun pad make for an intimate experience with close friends. Complete with Wi-Fi and and the means to set up an outdoor cinema, this luxury yacht provides two experienced crew members to ensure a flawless charter.
Capacity: 15 guests for day charter.
Charter cost: HK$48,000 for four hours.
This 78-foot charter boat feels less like a sailing vessel and more like a luxury villa on water. Spread across two decks to accommodate up to 50 people, the clean and modern design means you can lounge by the bar up top or hang out inside in the lounge — which is equipped with a movie projector — or jump straight into the water. Add-ons include floaties, inflatable slides, or even a barbecue grill. This summer’s party package starts at HK$48,000 for six hours from SEAYOU Explorer, however y ou can also book directly from FLOAT.
Capacity: Summer Splash package can accommodate up to 50 guests.
Charter cost: HK$48,000 for six hours.
Book with SEAYOU Explorer here, or FLOAT here.
Simpson Yacht Charter
With a choice to charter a luxury yacht for either the whole weekend or just one day, the experience is equipped with everything you could possibly need to indulge in some time off on the ocean. Taking in the North, South, East and West of Hong Kong’s waters, take your pick from four different routes on offer for an unforgettable day-cruise itinerary and explore unique corners of the city.
Capacity: Upon request.
Charter cost: Upon request.
Jungle Jane and Tarzan
No two Hong Kong junk boats are as known through word-of-mouth as Jungle Jane and Tarzan, both chartered and managed by Hong Kong Yachting. Both vessels are built with a 22-foot-wide swimming platform at the rear, equipped with an inflatable slide and trampoline, and both feature incredibly spacious open decks that make them ideal for casual and evening cocktail functions. They can even be moored together to hold up to 100 people. With plenty of party and cruise packages available, rental prices depend on the occasion, but typically set you back around HK$880 per person.
Capacity: Jungle Jane – 45 guests; Tarzan – 55 guests.
Charter cost: From HK$25,000; Tarzan from HK$27,000.
A unique boat built on the south-west coast of Turkey, Lady Lorraine is one-of-a-kind in Hong Kong. Steel-hulled, twin engine, gullet, with all the space, comfort and finishes of a 100 ft luxury sailing yacht, there is ample space for relaxation and luxury as you cruise in style, soaking up the sun, feasting and sipping on bubbles.
Capacity: 42 guests.
Charter cost: Price upon request.
This colonial style motor yacht comprises of 80ft of teak and mahogany inlay with fine brass and copper details. Its 400 square foot sun deck is ideal for lounging and relaxing, while it’s three decks can accommodate catered events, including a private chef, jazz bands and DJ, as well as an array of water sport equipment.
Capacity: 59 guests.
Charter cost: Price upon request.
This post was originally written by Evelyn Lok on 26 June 2017 , and updated by the Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong team on 25 May 2021.