Port Douglas Sunset Cruise | Luxury Adults Only Sailing | SAS

Tour Code: 134

Departing: Port Douglas

Adults Only Sunset Sail
  • This is an adults only luxury sunset cruise on the Great Barrier Reef just off Port Douglas.  An ideal cruise for a private charter.  Celebration engagement or anniversary in luxury!
  • Cruising on the Coral Sea, with a chilled wine, the balmy twilight breeze on your skin and a stunning backdrop of rainforest-covered mountains will highlight your evening for sure!
  • What could be a more memorable image than a selfie taken at dusk, on a luxury vessel heading toward world heritage rainforest and ocean as your backdrop?  
  • If you love cruising on a luxury vessel, why not do so for the whole day, and throw in a trip to a tropical island? Talk to us about a glorious sail to Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef!

Included In Price

  • Minimum age 13 - Max 45 guests
  • Sailing along the Port Douglas coastline (1.5hrs approx.)
  • A complimentary beverage (beer, wine or champagne)
  • A selection of delicious hot and cold canapés
  • Fully licensed bar for adults
  • First Class Service

Luxury sunset sailing tour on a beautiful catamaran from Port Douglas Reef Marina. You’ll be pampered on this splendorous sail as you sip a wine, be tempted by culinary treats, and watch the sun set over the Great Barrier Reef and rainforest mountains.

What to Expect

Set sail from Port Douglas Reef Marina at 4:30 PM for an adult’s only lavish sunset cruise experience.  aboard a luxurious catamaran. This 1.5-hour evening tour immerses you in the tropical allure of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, providing an intimate glimpse of the stunning natural beauty that envelops Port Douglas. Enjoy the tranquillity of the sea paired with the comfort of first-class amenities as you embark on a journey filled with serene sunset views and gentle ocean breezes.

Features and Highlights

Luxurious Setting

  • Board a splendid catamaran designed for comfort and style, ensuring a relaxing backdrop as you sail the calm waters of the Great Barrier Reef off the Port Douglas coast.
  • The sail boat departs from the bustling Port Douglas Reef Marina, passing by luxury superyachts and scenic waterfront vistas.

Exclusive Experiences

  • Relish in a selection of fine wines and gourmet canapés served onboard, crafted to enhance your sunset cruise viewing pleasure.
  • Soft ambient music complements the peaceful atmosphere, creating the perfect setting for adult relaxation or romantic moments.

Sunset Views

  • Witness the awe-inspiring sight of rainforest-covered mountains that rise majestically from the coastline, providing a stunning contrast to the sandy shores.
  • As the sun descends, watch the sky transform into a canvas of pink and orange hues, reflecting over the shimmering waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Culinary Delights

  • Indulge in a variety of expertly prepared canapés and antipasto selections that cater to all palates, featuring items like corn, zucchini & cheddar cheese tartlets, Tom Yum Arancini balls with coriander & lime mayo, and vegetarian sushi rolls.

Interactions and Ambiance

  • Enjoy the adults only intimate setting of the catamaran's deck, ideal for couples seeking a memorable escape or for special occasions such as marriage proposals.
  • The tour is not only a feast for the senses but also offers engaging interactions with friendly crew members who are dedicated to providing a memorable experience.

Opulent Add-Ons

  • For an even more exclusive experience, the catamaran is available for private charters and events allowing for personalized tours tailored to your personal preferences.

This sunset cruise from Port Douglas is a sublime way to end the day, where luxury meets natural beauty, providing guests with a truly unforgettable experience.

See all sunset cruises from Port Douglas and other parts of the Great Barrier Reef.

Step aboard Luxury

At 4.30pm you will step aboard and set sail on our superb, gleaming white boat from Port Douglas Reef Marina to experience a combination of invigoration and relaxation on this glorious 1.5 hour twilight sunset sail.

Opulence is a key element along this tour, as you luxuriate on the spacious deck, breathe in the oceans salt air, and let the world drift by.

You’ll begin by passing the impressive sight of brilliant yachts in the marina, and head out toward the meandering estuary.

Your welcoming and attentive crew will delight you with some mouth-watering canapés, and a complementary glass of chilled wine. 

You’ll sail along the shores of Port Douglas, where you view charismatic restaurants on the waters, with friendly locals waiting with a smile and a wave.


Sail into the Sunset

The skipper will put on some nice soft sailing music to match the mood of relaxing on a Great Barrier Reef sunset cruise.

As you leave the Port Douglas estuary, and drift along the open ocean, you’ll have a front row deck to some of the world’s most renowned and breathtaking sights.

See the multi million dollar homes that are perched on the Wharf Street headland.

These are the private hideaways of the rich and famous from the world over.

Movie stars, rock stars, politicians and all sorts of other well known celebrities come to holiday in Port Douglas. 

 As the sun sets in a pink and orange palette, across the dazzling turquoise of the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll be awed by the sheer magnificence of the constantly changing patterns in the sky and the reflection on the ocean.

You’ll likewise find yourself adoring of the rainforest-covered mountain peaks enveloping your travels, with a view of these emerald giants spanning all the way to the captivating Daintree Rainforest.

On the far fading horizon, you’ll spot tropical islands anchored in the seas, and hear the call of seabirds over soft chatter and tinkling laughter.

As you feel the balmy breeze on your face, and see the impending night stars rise in your eyes, you’ll store this sunset sailing memory in your mind for a lifetime. 

This is the perfect Port Douglas tour for couples to spend quality time together.

Our boat can also be hired for private charter groups or for a marriage proposal just for two.  

Sample Menu

  • Canape’s & Antipasto Selection
  • Corn, zucchini & cheddar cheese tartlets
  • TomYum Arancini balls w/ coriander & lime mayo
  • Vegetarian sushi rolls
  • Hummus dip & capsicum dip w/ carrots & celery
  • Salami, cheese, olive, cherry tomato skewers

View our Low Isles tours.

Departs From

Port Douglas

Departure Time

Boarding 4:45pm for 5:00pm Departure

Departure Instructions

Make Own Way To Sailaway Boathouse @ 16:30

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Coral Sea off Port Douglas
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Does not operate Christmas Day


5:00pm - 6:30pm

Available for Purchase / Hire

Champagne Celebration: Champagne Celebration Celebrating a special occasion with family & friends? Treat yourself to a chilled bottle of French Champagne, Moët & Chandon (750mL). A perfect way to enjoy a memorable moment sailing over the Coral Sea. Served to you onboard the luxury catamaran with ice bucket and champagne flutes.

Fitness Level Required


Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
  • Camera
  • Cash for onboard purchases

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

Barbara U

Reviewed on August 18, 2017

Yes I did. Excellent crew.

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Thank you for your review Barbara, we are always happy to hear our crew were excellent and our guests enjoy the tranquil views and tropical sunsets over the Coral Sea

Christina B

Reviewed on January 19, 2016

We loved it! Beautiful way to spend the evening. Small intimate group. Service was fantastic.

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Hi Christina, The Tour Specialists are pleased you enjoyed your visit and were able to experience the beauty of a sunset over the ranges behind Port Douglas. The Sunset Sailing on the Great Barrier Reef is a lovely way to enjoy an intimate twilight on the water and a lovely way to finish the day.

Adults Only Cruise - Minimum age 13

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

  • A strict 24-hour cancellation policy applies. No refund applicable if cancelled within 24 hours of travel.

Port Douglas Sunset Cruise | Luxury Adults Only Sailing | SAS

Tour Code: 134

Departing: Port Douglas

Adults Only Sunset Sail



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 134



1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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