Sunset Cruise Cairns - Dinner - Drinks

Tour Code: 331

Departing: Cairns

Cairns Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Watching the lights of Cairns dance across the water. There’s also the beautiful sunset colours over Cairns in the warmer months and the occasional spotting of a crocodile.
  • Cairns dinner cruises on sunset, there is not better way to see Cairns than from the deck of a yacht on sunset. There’s a large deck on the bow and another upstairs at the stern to capture the lights of Cairns City. 
  • There’s also special events such as cruises for Australia Day and a themed Valentine’s Day and do get in early for Christmas parties, which start in November, as the season gets booked out quickly! 

Included In Price

  • Buffet menu with a wide range of hot and cold dishes, fresh seafood and delicious local produce
  • A children’s menu is also available on set menu nights.
  • A 2.5 hour calm water sunset/ evening cruise
  • Luxurious air-conditioned vessel with large outdoor decks
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine, beer or soft drink on arrival
  • Maximum guests 50

Treat yourself to a special dinner cruise in Cairns on a luxury sailing catamaran. Indulge in a three-course feast including fresh local seafood while you sail around the Cairns waterfront and Trinity Inlet taking in stunning sunset and evening views.

Spectacular views of the sun setting over the Cairns waterfront greet you before the sky transforms into a sparkling array of stars complemented by the night lights of Cairns as you sail through Trinity Inlet.

Bubbles are the best way to begin a journey so with your complimentary sparkling wine or beer on arrival, set sail with your favourite beverage in hand on this popular dinner cruise from Cairns.

Our Cairns dinner cruise caters for only a maximum of 80 guests so there is a lot of space on the decks to move around and enjoy the views from all angles of the yacht.

Gliding through the evening on calm waters amid mild weather, you view the special sight of the surrounding mangroves while feasting on a delicious three choice, three-course menu showcasing a choice of the region’s best produce, including fresh local seafood.

The ultimate in waterside dining, the luxurious 26m luxury catamaran is fully licensed, selling a range of beverages including tropical cocktails. Relax in the air-conditioned interior or gently stroll the large exterior decks for some closer panoramic views.

Ultimate Waterside Dining

Upon arrival, enjoy your complimentary bubbles or beer to kick off your luxury dinner cruise.

Stroll the air-conditioned interior or the large exterior decks as you admire the views before settling in to waterside dining at its best.

Showcasing the best in fresh local produce, including delicious seafood, there’s an array of seasonal choices to suit all palates.

Cairns Dinner Cruise Menu

Experience a unique dining experience in Cairns by embarking on our boat, the only harbour cruise vessel that offers you a delightful dinner served directly on board. Our air-conditioned dining room features comfortable tables and a full bar service to enhance your dining experience.

Our skilled chefs use the freshest seasonal produce to prepare a delectable feast for you, adding to the charm of your dining experience in Tropical North Queensland. 

FRESH DINNER BREAD ROLLS ~ Served with a side of butter

POTATO SALAD (GF, V, DF) ~ Boiled creamy potatoes, cooked eggs, fresh parsley, grated carrot

folded with creamy mayonnaise

PUMPKIN SALAD (GF, V, DF) ~ Roasted pumpkin pieces, baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, red onions,

green capsicum drizzled with a lemon herb dressing

ROCKET AND PEAR SALAD (GF, V) ~ Rocket leaves, shaved parmesan, and slices of poached pear

Accompaniments: grated carrot, beetroot, feta cheese, back and green olives, boiled eggs, sundried tomatoes

CHARCUTERIE BOARD (GF, DF) ~ Selection of a locally sourced meat slices

SMOKED SALMON PLATTER (GF, DF) ~ Pieces of Australian smoked salmon, red onion, and cucumber

FRESH LOCAL CHILLED PRAWNS (GF, DF) ~ Served with a lemon wedge and cocktail sauce

FRESHLY SHUCKED AUSTRALIAN OYSTERS (GF, DF) ~ Served with a variety of vinaigrettes and sauces

SALT & PEPPER SQUID (GF, DF) ~ Fried strips of squid served with green sauce and lemon

SPRING ROLLS ~ Pancake filled with vegetables, prawns, or crocodile meat

LEMON CAPERS BUTTER BARRAMUNDI (GF) ~ Portion of barramundi fillet with a lemon, butter,

and caper sauce

SEAFOOD MARINARA PASTA ~ Pasta tossed with a tomato garlic sauce, basil, and medley of seafood

TABLELANDS SMOKED BBQ PULLED PORK (GF, DF) ~ Slow cooked pork shoulder with a smoked BBQ sauce

ATHERTON CHICKEN MEDITERRANEAN (GF, DF) ~ Baked marinade chicken with cherry tomato and oregano

GARLIC PARMESAN POTATO (GF) ~ Roasted baby potatoes with parmesan and herbs

VEGAN HASTINGS EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA (GF, DF, VEGAN) ~ Eggplant slices with tomato sauce base,

vegan cheese, and fresh herbs

YELLOW STEAM RICE (GF) ~ Basmati rice with a hint of turmeric


Mini Tim Tam Cheesecake ~ A creamy mix of chocolate and pieces of Tim Tam on biscuit base

Lamingtons Sandwich ~ Australian sponge cake coated with a layer of chocolate and coconut

Fresh baked Anzac Biscuit ~ Traditional Australian chewy oatmeal cookies

Assorted Mini Tarts - Pastry tarts filled with creamy fruity flavours

Pannacotta of the Week (GF) ~ Creamy custard with a flavours and berries compote

Slices of Tropical Fruits ~ Variety of a local market fruits

Local Galo Cheese Tasting ~ Selection of Tableland chesses served with crackers

Vegan cake on request

Please note all menu items are subject to change without notice. Please contact us when booking with any special dietary requirements.

Cairns Insights

Your journey takes you across the Cairns waterfront precinct, from the cruise liner terminal to the Esplanade, to explore this tropical port city under the colours of sunset in the warmer months and its pretty twinkling city lights as well as panoramic mountain views.

Continuing on the calm waters, you view the unique surrounding mangroves and travel deep inside Trinity Inlet.

Luxury Dinner Cruise Cairns

Featuring everything required for a memorable dinner cruise, the 26m catamarans recent refurbishment brings it up to stylish speed.

This luxury sailing catamaran features brand new air-conditioning, carpets, soft furnishings and the latest in ambient lighting as well as state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and two 55inch HD screens.

Charter the yacht for a private event here

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Check is at the boat, located in the Marlin Marina, Cairns

Departure Instructions

Dinner Cruise: Boarding 6:00pm to 6:15pm, Departs 6:30pm, Returns 9:00pm

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Cairns Trinity Inlet and Waterfront Precinct
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



Dinner Cruise 2.5 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire

Beverage & cocktails from fully licensed bar

Fitness Level Required


Additional Information
  • Dietary Information: most of our meals are prepared in our galley on board the vessel. It may not always be possible to change a particular menu item to suit your client’s special requirements. Menu items are labelled to indicate vegetarian, diary free, and gluten free and a complete list of ingredients can be provided on request. However, while all care is taken, it must be noted that within the premises we do handle nuts, seafood, shellfish, sesame seeds, wheat flour, eggs and dairy products and we cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard.
  • This cruise is on a non-smoking boat, and smoking is not permitted anywhere on the vessel.

Tropical dinner attire is recommended, with a jacket for the winter months. Footwear is a mandatory requirement, and guests will not be permitted to board unless they are wearing shoes or sandals. We recommend flat, rubber-soled shoes. Cash, Eftpos or credit cards are accepted for bar purchases.

  • Dinner Cruise: minimum age 4. Child price applies to children 4 - 14 inclusive.
  • Please note children & infants must be under parental supervision at all times.  

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.

Tour Operator's T&Cs:
Cancellation Policy: 
Cancellations with 48 hours or more notice, will not be charged a cancellation penalty. 
Cancellations within 48 hours of departure, will incur a penalty of 100%.

These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together “you” or “your”) book through Spirit of Cairns Pty Ltd (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings made directly by you, or on your behalf by an agent or third party, in relation to the products and cruises operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.

Full payment is required with your cruise booking. Bookings may be cancelled or transferred to a later date provided more than 48 hours’ notice is given. You must pay any price difference between the original booking and the transferred booking. Please note there will be no refunds for cancellations within 7 days of travel for Christmas Day Lunch Cruise bookings.

Group bookings: A booking of 20 or more people is considered to be a group booking. All group bookings require a 30% deposit to confirm the reservation. Final payment and list of names of all passengers must be supplied 14 days prior to the date of trip commencement. Any amendments/cancellations made within 14 days and more than 7 days – customer forfeits deposit. Any amendments/cancellations made within 7 days of trip commencement – no refunds.

Private charters: A 30% deposit is required upon confirmation. Balance of payment and names of all passengers are required 30 days prior to trip departure. A full refund of the deposit will be given with 30 days or more notice. No refund will be given with less than 30 days notice. Charter time commences from time of boarding. Rates are quoted in Australian Dollars

Children must be under parental supervision at all times and are not permitted on the outer decks without being accompanied by a parent or adult supervisor. Child age is 4-14 inclusive. Infants (aged 0-3) are permitted on board free of charge; however, please note there are no high chairs or changing facilities on board.

Footwear is a mandatory requirement, and you will not be permitted to board unless you are wearing shoes or sandals. We recommend flat, rubber soled shoes.

Smoking/Vaping: Spirit of Cairns is a non-smoking boat, and smoking or vaping is not permitted anywhere on the vessel.

Behaviour: You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion, refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, due to your intoxication, behaviour or language that may be offensive to other passengers or crew, or for the safety of other passengers, crew or the vessel.

We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to cancel a cruise, and refund monies paid to us. Should we deviate from the advertised route, schedule or advertised entertainment, or change any menu without notice, we will endeavour to provide a similar quality route, menu, schedule, or entertainment. In these circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.

Our cruises are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on a waterway, including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising out of injury sustained by you, howsoever arising. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk.

We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising, including but not limited to theft.

You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.

It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day.

This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in Queensland. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of Queensland.

1. You acknowledge and give consent for by itself or through an agent to take photographs, audio or video recordings, or other forms of recordings that capture your image, likeness, voice, performance or all of these (“Images”) during the course of this activity / tour. You acknowledges and gives consent for us to receive and use Images of you from other.

2. We may use Images for marketing and promoting its services. The ways in which the Images will be used for marketing purposes include, but are not limited to, incorporating the Images in print, broadcast, internet media, direct marketing channels, downloadable content and applications, and all other media, platform or technology now known or to be developed for distribution around the world. The Images may be altered, modified, changed, combined or incorporated into other works.

3. You have the right to request access to your Images and to correction of those Images to ensure they are complete and not misleading. However, the passenger acknowledges that if the Images have been incorporated into marketing materials, it may not be reasonably practicable for us to make any changes to the Images. You authorise us to refuse the request to correction in such circumstances.

We endeavour to provide safe food for all our passengers. When given sufficient notice, alternative foods may be provided to cater for Food Intolerance and Food Allergy requirements.

Our hospitality staff and available signage can identify which menu items are most suited to your dietary requirement. Please ask regarding menu ingredients or to see food packaging if you have concerns.

Our food service has strict risk controls regarding sanitisation, cross-contamination and food storage procedures, however, due to logistical constraints in regard to provisioning and limited design areas of food preparation we do not guarantee a 100% safe environment for anyone suffering a severe food allergy (anaphylaxis) including exposure via cross contamination or airborne allergens.

All persons with a known allergy, especially those with a previous medical history of anaphylaxis, must travel with sufficient medication and a pre-prepared action plan to manage their condition. Risks include isolated itineraries and are not within areas of immediate medical help. In some circumstances, a person who has a severe food allergy may request to bring their own pre-prepared meals.

Sunset Cruise Cairns - Dinner - Drinks

Tour Code: 331

Departing: Cairns

Cairns Sunset Dinner Cruise



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

Child: au$79.00
Family: au$416.00

Tour Code: 331



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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