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SUNDAY LUNCH CRUISE

Relax and indulge

CAirns Sunday Lunch Cruise

Please note: our lunch cruises are only operating as special events on selected dates. Please refer to our Special Events page for the next available lunch cruise.

Whether it’s a family occasion or a celebration just for two, a Spirit of Cairns lunch cruise is the perfect way to spend an afternoon in paradise. Departing from Cairns Marlin Marina, this 2.5-hour cruise through sheltered tropical waters is the perfect relaxing Sunday treat.

Enjoy the sea breezes and panoramic views from our expansive outdoor decks as we head deep into the heart of Trinity Inlet, with its winding tributaries and Admiralty Island. Keep a look out for wildlife as we cruise by the mangroves. Sip on a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, beer or soft drink and feel yourself unwind.

Check our Special Events page for upcoming Lunch Cruises.  

AVAILABLE

Check Upcoming Special Events

DEPARTS

11.30am (Check-in
at 11am)

RETURNS

2pm

highlights & inclusions

  • 2.5-hour calm water cruise
  • Delicious Sunday lunch 
  • Welcome drink (sparkling wine, beer or soft drink) served upon arrival
  • Luxurious air-conditioned vessel
  • Large outdoor decks

MENU

Menus vary, see Special Events for details. 

DRinks Menus

Lemon Drop Martini $16
Absolut Vodka, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Sugar Syrup

Margarita $16
Espolon Tequila, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup (available frozen)

Gin Spritz $16
Gordon’s Pink Gin, Sugar Syrup, Soda Water, Fresh Strawberries, Sparkling Wine

Mojito $17
Bacardi, Lime, Mint, Soda Water, Sugar (Strawberry and Passionfruit options available)

Passionfruit Caprioska $17
Absolut Vodka, Passoa, Fresh Lime, Sugar Syrup, Passionfruit Pulp, Soda Water

Pornstar Martini $17
Absolut Vodka, Passoa, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup, Pineapple Juice, Passionfruit Pulp

Pina Colada $17
Bacardi, Malibu, Pineapple Juice, Coconut Milk, Sugar Syrup, Fresh Pineapple

Long Island Iced Tea $18
Absolut Vodka, Espolon Tequila, Tanqueray Gin, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Sugar Syrup

Peach Cosmo $16
Absolut Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup, Cranberry Juice

Espresso Martini $17
Absolut Vodka, Khalua, Espresso, Sugar Syrup

Toblerone $17
White Creme De Cacao, Baileys, Kahlua, Frangelico, Chocolate Sauce, Milk

Hazelnut Espresso Martini $17
Frangelico, Kahlua, Absolut Vanilla Vodka, Espresso, Sugar Syrup, Milk

Lychee Mint Paradise $17
Bacardi, Paraiso, Mint, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup

Sea Witches’ Potion $17
Blue Curacao, Cointreau, Soda Water, Sugar Syrup, Lime Juice, Grenadine

Strawberry Frozen Kiss $17
Absolut Vanilla Vodka, Strawberry Liqueur, Lemon Juice, Sugar Syrup, Lemonade

Spirit of Cairns Daiquiri $17
Absolut Vodka, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup, Fruit of the Week (ask our crew!)

SPARKLING WINE

Barefoot Pinot Grigio Bubbly $8.5/$35
California, USA
Sweet, citrus and orange blossom notes

Craigmoor Cuvee Brut $8.5/$35
Mudgee, NSW
Dry and citrus complemented

Aurelia Prosecco $9/$40
South East Australia
Dry, fruity with honey notes and a touch of lemon acidity

Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV $95
Reims, France
Dry, fresh, flowery and fruity. Pairs extremely well with seafood

Moët & Chandon Imperial $130
Epernay, France
Dry, smokey aroma, delicate lime and rose petal notes

WHITE WINE

Wild Oats Sauvignon Blanc $9/$40
Western Australia
Sweet, fresh, juicy tropical flavour

Wild Oats Chardonnay $9/$40
Mudgee, NSW
Dry, full-bodied, citrus and melon notes

Giesen Uncharted Sauvignon Blanc $10/$45
Marlborough, NZ
Tropical fruit aromas with citrus notes

Giesen Pinot Gris $9.5/$45
Marlborough, NZ
Dry, spiced, poached pear aroma, with tropical fruit tones

Derwent Pinot Gris $10/$55
Tasmania, Australia
Dry, spiced, poached pear flavour with a savoury finish

Moscato & Rosé

Fiore Pink Moscato $8.5/$35
Riverland, SA
Sweet, spritzy, floral and grape flavours.

Ara Single Estate Rosé $9 /$40
Marlborough, NZ
Dry, bright and vibrant fruit tones

RED WINE

Wild Oats Cabernet Merlot $9/$40
Mudgee, NSW
Dry, tropical fruit tones, ripe, rich acidity

Wild Oats Shiraz $9/$40
Mudgee, NSW
Plummy tones with notes of fruit and a touch of spice

Pikes ‘The Assemblage’ Shiraz $10/$45
Clare Valley, SA
Cool aromas of red and blue fruits – a triple threat blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Grenache

Pikes ‘The Dogwalk’ Cabernet Merlot $10/$45
Clare Valley, SA
Medium-bodied, excellent concentration of dark fruits, tannins and cedary French oak

Bremerton ‘Tamblyn’ $10/$45
Langhorne Creek, SA
Full-bodied blend of Cabernet, Shiraz, Merlot and Malbec.

Ad Hoc ‘Cruel Mistress’ Pinot Noir $11/$50
Great Southern, WA
Softly textured, fresh and vibrant. 

FORTIFIED WINE

Craigmoor Rummy Port $9
Mudgee, NSW
Light and bright with a nutty complexion

Great Northern Super Crisp $8
Lager / ABV 2.4% / QLD 

Great Northern Original $8
Lager / ABV 3.5% / QLD 

Carlton Dry $8.5
Lager / ABV 4.5% / VIC 

Corona $8.5
Lager / ABV 4.5% / Mexico 

James Squire One Fifty Lashes $9
Pale Ale / ABV 5.2% / NSW 

Stone & Wood $9
Pacific Ales / ABV 4.4% / NSW 

Somersby Apple Cider $8.5
ABV 4.5%

Somersby Pear Cider $8.5
ABV 4.5%

Vodka
Absolut $9
Absolut Vanilla $9.5
Grey Goose $12

Gin
Tanqueray $9
Gordon’s Pink Gin $9.5
Bombay Sapphire $12

Scotch
Johnny Walker Red $9
Johnny Walker Black $9.5
Glenfiddich 12 Yr $11

Whiskey
Jack Daniels $9
Canadian Club $9.5
Jameson Irish $10

Tequila
Espolon $9
Patron XO Café $10
1800 Anejo $12

White Rum
Bacardi $9
Malibu $9

Dark Rum
Bundaberg $9
Mount Gay $9.5
Captain Morgan Spiced $9.5
The Kraken Spiced $10

Bourbon
Jim Beam $9
Wild Turkey American Honey $9.5

Liqueurs
Tia Maria $9
Baileys $9.5
Frangelico $9.5
Kahlua $9.5
Ouzo $9.5
Midori $9.5

Mocktails

Strawberry Nojito Mint $9
Fresh Strawberries, Fresh Lime, Sugar Syrup, Fresh Mint, Soda Water

Virgin Pina Colada $9
Fresh Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Sugar Syrup, Pineapple Juice

Virgin Passionfruit Caprioska $9
Fresh Lime, Passionfruit Pulp, Lemonade

Soft Drinks & Juices

Soft Drinks $4
Coke, Coke No Sugar, Lemonade, Solo, Ginger Ale, Lemon-Lime Bitters

Fruit Juice $4
Apple, Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry

Water
Soda Water, Tonic Water $4

San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water 750 ml $8

Hot Drinks

Coffee 
Espresso $4

Long Black, Cappuccino, Flat White $5

Tea $3
Earl Grey, English Breakfast

FAQs

Spirit of Cairns lunch cruises are available as Special Events or Private Charters. 

Check-in: 11.30am
Departs: 12pm
Returns: 2.30pm

All cruises depart from our mooring at A Finger, Cairns Marlin Marina.

Spirit of Cairns Map

Yourself and your smile! We suggest tropical casual attire, with a light jacket for the winter months. Footwear is mandatory, with suitable shoes for boating recommended. While this is a calm water cruise, you will find it more comfortable moving around the boat in flat rubber-soled shoes.

Don’t forget to bring an EFTPOS or credit card for your bar purchases – Spirit of Cairns is now cashless!

Cairns locals receive a 20% discount. Simply use the promo code LOCAL when booking online, or call 4047 9170. ID required.

Bookings of 15 or more people are considered a group and qualify for a group bookings discount. Contact us for more info about group bookings. 

Reviews

Robyn P
TripAdvisor

From the time we stepped onto the catamaran the service and all staff were excellent. A great way to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon and would recommend this cruise to everyone. The food was excellent.

Nom Thanwiset
Facebook Reviews

Excellent lunch with very smooth relaxing cruise.

Wen2go
TripAdvisor Reviews

We went on the lunch cruise. Couldn’t fault it. The boat was quite spacious with plenty of room to move around. Staff very friendly and attentive. We really enjoyed the day and would definitely recommend to everyone.