Cairns Sunset Cruise – Spirit of Cairns

Cairns Sunday sunset cruises aboard Spirit of Cairns are the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon. Departing Cairns’ Marlin Marina on the last Sunday of each month, the sunset cruise lasts 1.5 hours and takes you past the sights and sounds of the Cairns harbour, cruise liner terminal and inlet.   Our floating bar will open and we welcome guests onboard from 4:30pm, cruise departs at 5pm and returns at 6:30pm, bar remains open dockside.

A highlight of the Spirit of Cairns sunset cruise is watching the sun set over the city and its surrounding hills, from the unique vantage of Cairns’ marina, just past the leads. Pending the season and time of year, it’s a glorious array of colours as the sun slides behind the mountains and the lights of the city start to sparkle.

The luxurious Spirit of Cairns sailing catamaran is fully licensed, selling a range of  beverages, including tropical cocktails.  Complimentary welcome drink, nibbles and laid back tunes included.  If you’re looking for a longer cruise with buffet meal included, check out our Cairns dinner cruises.

When Do We Go

The Spirit of Cairns sunset cruises depart Cairns’ Marlin Marina, on the last Sunday afternoon of each month.  The price includes a 1.5 hour sunset cruise with dockside bar open from 4:30 ’til late, free welcome drink and Nibbles included.

The Facts

What Will You See / Do

Enjoy a fabulous sunset cruise around the Cairns harbour. Highlights include panoramic views looking back to the city, as the sun slides down behind the rainforest mountains which provide the backdrop for this tropical port city. The cruise commences at the Marlin Marina, sailing in Cairns’ harbour past the restaurant precincts, Cruise Liner Terminal and Cairns shipyards towards Admiralty Island. Return past the small sailing boats moored in the inlet, cruising past the marina and out to the leads to look back at the city at sunset. Chill out on the deck or air conditioned interior, enjoy a few cold beverages, nibbles and laid back Sunday tunes.

What Do You Need To Bring / Wear

Yourself and maybe a friend or two. Attire is tropical casual on board Spirit of Cairns, with a light jacket suggested for the winter months. Please note that footwear is mandatory and we recommend flat, rubber soled shoes for comfort and convenience when moving around the boat. An extensive range of beverages, including cocktails, can be purchased at the on board bar. We accept cash, EFTPOS and credit card for purchases.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • 1.5 hour calm water sunset cruise – Boarding and Bar Open from 4:30 to late, cruise from 5 – 6:30pm.
  • Free welcome drink
  • Nibble Platters
  • Luxurious air-conditioned vessel with tables, chairs and beanbags
  • Large outdoor decks
  • Chilled Sunday Tunes