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Port Douglas, Australia
Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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Watch the sunset from the deck of a luxury catamaran on a relaxing 1.5-hour evening sailing cruise from Port Douglas. As you soak in the tropical scenery, enjoy a complimentary drink and a selection of hot and cold appetizers served up by the friendly crew. Your captain steers your vessel to prime viewpoints for watching the sunset and the Coral Sea, the Low Isles and the gorgeous coastline around Port Douglas.
  • Sunset catamaran cruise from Port Douglas
  • Relax and admire the views of the Coral Sea, the Low Isles and the surrounding mountains
  • Includes a complimentary welcome drink and a selection of hot and cold canapes
  • Watch a gorgeous sunset and take great photos from the viewing decks
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1.5-hour sailing cruise
Welcome drink of beer, wine, soda, juice or water
Delicious selection of canapés
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Environmental Management charge payable on check-in. Fee is AU$3.50 (valid from 1 July 2023)
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina , 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia

Check in point: Sailaway Office Check in time: 4.30pm Address: Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas. Dates: Daily Return Point: Returns to the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina at approximately 6.30pm

5:00 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
Make your own way to the Port Douglas Meridien Marina to check in for your sunset sailing cruise and board your luxury catamaran.

Receive a short safety briefing on board, and sip your choice of complimentary welcome drink as your captain sets sail. Drink choices include non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages such as beer or sparkling, white or red wine. The crew also serves a gourmet selection of hot and cold appetizers to nibble during your cruise.

As your boat glides out on the gorgeous Coral Sea, admire the scenic surroundings including coral cay islands, the mountains, Low Isles and coastline, all set against the colorful skies of a stunning tropical sunset. Keep your camera handy for great photo ops and savor the experience of this classic evening sail on the Coral Sea.

After about 1.5 hours, your captain returns you to the dock in Port Douglas where your tour ends.
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Your sunset sailing cruise begins with check-in at the Port Douglas Meridien Marina. Once you board the luxury catamaran, you will be greeted with a complimentary drink of your choice from a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including white, red and sparkling wine and beer. Then, start your 1.5-hour journey along the beautiful Coral Sea. Relax and unwind as you sail past the beautiful coral cay islands to the east of Port Douglas. You’ll be served a gourmet selection of hot and cold canapés while enjoying incredible views of the waterways and mountains against a stunning tropical sunset. Head to the viewing decks for great photo opportunities to capture this unforgettable moment!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. A light jacket is recommended for cooler evenings.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that we do not cater to any dietaries on our sunset sail but there is a variety of canapes to choose from.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please be aware we often have multiple vessels sailing for the Sunset Sail tour, so if you are travelling with another passenger under a separate booking, please advise our office so we can ensure you are sailing on the same vessel.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Sailaway
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas.

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  • "If you can jag good weather the experience would be a 10/10." See review

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star-3
Staff we great. The...
Jodie_H
, Aug 2022
Staff we great. The cruise itself was fun but not sure how they could go out in seas that rough.....................
star-5
So much fun highly...
Samantha_B
, Jul 2022
So much fun highly recommend this place had an absolute ball with my husband, staff were so friendly and welcoming
star-1
Horrible experience in terrible weather
Chris_S
, Jul 2022
It was very cold and the waves were very choppy with no sunset to view. It should not have gone ahead in those conditions. It was a miserable experience and not worth $75.
star-1
Horrible experience
Hannah_H
, Jul 2022
Horrible experience. Crew took us out in dangerous conditions, clearly only wanted to rob every one of their money. Not enjoyable in the slightest. Would not recommend to my worst enemy.
star-4
Obviously the toral...
Deborah_M
, Jul 2022
Obviously the toral experience is dependent on the weather. It was a bit cloudy but rhe experience of being under sai was amazing.
star-4
Beautiful out on Sailaway. If sea is calm
GAYELENE_C
, Jul 2022
The welcome was great. It was a bit rough the sea on the night we went. Otherwise staff were excellent.
star-2
Overcrowd
Neil_M
, Jul 2022
Overcrowded, we had to stand because there were no seats for us. Very disappointed. I rather pay more and less crowded.
star-2
Not great
Mary_M
, Jun 2022
Very rough…they should have canceled as many passengers were ill. My husband was sick the day of the experience and they would not cancel even though he had Covid symptoms….very irresponsible! Luckily I chose to take a friend rather than him.
star-3
Great if weather permits!
kerry_D
, Jun 2022
Despite weather the sunset was pretty Seas were really rough so it was super windy. Didn’t feel like enough seating. Crew were good, couple of drunk people on board could have been dangerous as boat was rocky!
star-5
Trip to remember
Russell_D
, Jun 2022
Great trip with fantastic friendly hosts on a most memorable evening. One of the best sunsets I have ever seen
star-3
Fantastic young crew. Best for a fine, no cloud, no rain night
Mark_S
, Jun 2022
Fantastic young crew! Complimentary food & drink good. Would have been much better on a fine(no rain) night.A but confusing after getting tickets where to board?
star-2
Waste of money
Craig
, Jun 2022
Overall, the trip was fairly boring. Compared to other sunset cruises in various locations I have been on, this was the worst. The Sea Darwin cruise for example, at a very similar price, stops and a crew member grabs fresh hot fish & chips for all passengers. There is no mid or light beer option, which nowadays is standard everywhere. The complimentary canapes are just a snack that quickly runs out minutes after setting off. Honestly, give this one a miss and spend your money on something else. Grab a couple of drinks and a great feed at Hemingway Brewery at the marina.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Memorable birthday cruise...
Phil_H
, May 2022
Memorable birthday cruise with my wife. Strongly recommend it. Excellent customer service from the whole crew and office staff.
star-3
Sunset cruise
Martin_C
, May 2022
Enjoyed cruise even though we didn’t get a sunset due to overcast weather. Captain and support staff very good and interactive. However would not recommend cruise for anyone who suffers seasickness due to potential bouncy conditions. Gave average due to lack of sunset and bumpy ride. Still enjoyable.
star-5
Give it a go
Luise_V
, May 2022
Whilst the seas were a little choppy and the clouds hid the setting sun, the trip out and back from the marina was well managed by the skipper and staff. Canapés and complimentary drinks were tasty and much appreciated
star-5
Sailaway cruise
Christopher_J
, May 2022
Staff and service was fabulous 👌 Would recommend to others. Maybe a little bit pricey for only an hour and a half, but overall a good experience.
star-5
Must do!
Kellie_v
, May 2022
Everything was fantastic, the experience, staff and other passengers onboard, the catamaran and also the canapés.
star-5
Fantastic experience
Sue_E
, May 2022
The whole experience was fantastic. Excellent staff, easy boarding and good array of food choices. The cruise itself was so relaxing. Best on I have been on.
star-5
A great experience
Robert_B
, May 2022
We had a great time. Very relaxed atmosphere and the crew were great. We were fortunate enough to go on an afternoon where we had the sunset and also a full moon rise. It was spectacular.
star-4
A pleasant short trip
Joanne_S
, May 2022
A pleasant way to spend an hour and a half. Friendly staff, nice canapes, limited selection of drinks with one free and others fairly pricey.

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