A Day On Board Iluka On Film.

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We had a blissful day on board the beautiful charter boat “Iluka”, a local Northern Beaches family. All shot on our MUJI film camera using Portra 400 film. A few weeks back we were counting down the days for our cruise with Iluka charters. As a team we’ve spent a lot of time apart due to Covid-19 and working from home and to be truthful, it was one of our favourite days this year. 

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~ On board ~

 

Iluka is a 48ft classic gentleman’s cruiser – with her beautiful solid teak interiors, free flowing indoor/outdoor plan and polished stainless steel throughout – she is a classic beauty. The families philosophy is simple: ‘quality is in the detail.’ No detail was overlooked for us that day – from the handcrafted wine selections to the locally sourced produce and incredible little secret beaches, nooks and bays – we were well looked after. 

With Georgia as our tour guide, her brother Charlie at the helm and the calmest waters you ever did see – we were ready for our sunset sail. We spent the afternoon exploring parts of Figtree Cove and Peach Tree Bay with some of the greatest wine and cheese we’ve had in a long time. 

 

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~ Eat + Drink ~

 

A day on Iluka means that you’ll be supporting all your local favourites, so if you’re looking for a new wine – look no further than Winona Wines. We had a bottle of their orange wine and it really took the day to a new level of heaven. It’s now our new favourite! We followed this with a bottle of Valentine Chardonnay, another wine we want to order in bulk.  Now what would a day be without oysters from the Sydney fish markets, fresh local cheese, Berkelo bread (if you haven’t had this bread – you need to) and locally cured meats from Shiralee Meats, Richards meats and Devit butchers.

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BUT what we loved most about the day is the fact that this is a family run business with years of local knowledge and experience. The entire team are certified tour guides (not the boring kind where you want to fall asleep) who have years of local knowledge and experience. They’ve even had Drew Barrymore on board for the launch of her makeup line, Flower Beauty. Honestly, this was the perfect day!  Iluka is the most magical location for your next girls lunch, content shoot, birthday event….the options are endless. Did we also mention they allow BYO!

~ Kolide Highlights ~

 

Completely customisable itineraries – choose your destination or let the team take you to some of their favourite secret spots like Obelisk beach, parsley bay, milk beach, quarantine bay, reef beach, Bantry bay. In Pittwater, check out Jerusalem bay, America’s bay and Mackerel beach.

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The very best certified tour guides with in-depth knowledge and insights of places to see and explore. 

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Operating across both Sydney Harbour + Pittwater allowing flexibility with pick-up and drop off – including private wharves.

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Fresh, locally sourced and sustainable (where possible) catering with a huge focus on supporting local business’ 

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Entertainment like surround sound, deck lounges and 2 x paddle boards on request. 

 

CONS

There are none. 

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~ Kolide Highlights ~

 

Completely customisable itineraries – choose your destination or let the team take you to some of their favourite secret spots like Obelisk beach, parsley bay, milk beach, quarantine bay, reef beach, Bantry bay. In Pittwater, check out Jerusalem bay, America’s bay and Mackerel beach.

~

The very best certified tour guides with in-depth knowledge and insights of places to see and explore. 

~

Operating across both Sydney Harbour + Pittwater allowing flexibility with pick-up and drop off – including private wharves.

~

Fresh, locally sourced and sustainable (where possible) catering with a huge focus on supporting local business’ 

~

Entertainment like surround sound, deck lounges and 2 x paddle boards on request. 

 

CONS

There are none. 

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