Take to the water and make your event uniquely memorable

Group Bookings

Spirit of Cairns is happy to accommodate group bookings for our calm water dinner cruises. We offer one free of charge ticket for every 15 guests booked.

For group bookings larger than 20 people, we offer a range of beverage packages. Contact us for more info about group bookings.

Functions & Parties

Our two-level 26-metre vessel is ideal for functions and parties, and will comfortably accommodate up to 80 guests under current COVID safety guidelines.

Features include two exterior decks and a fully air-conditioned interior, complete with table and chair seating, bar and servery, dance floor, galley and restroom facilities, state of the art audio visual equipment and 2 x 55-inch HD screens.

Spirit of Cairns is in immaculate condition and will deliver a memorable function, party or event for your group. Surveyed to sail anywhere in calm waters around the Cairns region, you can tailor your itinerary to suit your requirements.

Charters and special events

Weddings & Receptions

Spirit of Cairns is the ultimate wedding and/or reception venue. Imagine exchanging vows to the backdrop of a stunning sunset, before cruising into the evening for a reception held under a starlight sky, with panoramic views of the twinkling lights of Cairns’ waterfront.

Not only does Spirit of Cairns deliver on location, luxury, privacy and great photo opportunities, it also provides delicious gourmet catering and fabulous live entertainment as well. Truly an unforgettable wedding and reception option, for locals and visitors alike.

Spirit of Cairns Wedding Venue - couple on deck

Private Boat Parties

Celebrating something special and looking for the perfect venue? Spirit of Cairns is it! This fully refurbished and fully licensed sailing catamaran has everything you need for the perfect party. Standard inclusions are the cruise and crew (views are complimentary), with a range of catering options available.

Spirit of Cairns is the party venue of choice for birthdays, business functions, hen’s night parties and more.

Christmas Parties

Sail away for the best Christmas party ever! Spirit of Cairns delivers the festive spirit in spades, combining everything that is wonderful about our region into one fabulous function venue. Get out of the boardroom or hotel function room and feel the breeze in your hair, for a calm water cruise Christmas Party that includes delicious catering, live entertainment and the best sunset views in town.

Your Christmas Party can either be hosted in conjunction with one of our regular dinner cruises, or charter the boat for an exclusive experience.

Convention & Incentive Market

Looking for something special for your conference and incentive group? You’ve found it! Spirit of Cairns is a luxury sailing catamaran which provides regular dinner cruises and is fully appointed to deliver superior function capabilities for your group. Spirit of Cairns can be your floating boardroom, complete with state of the art audio visual equipment and two 55-inch HD flat screens for presentations, before transforming into the ultimate break-out venue with views over Cairns and the Coral Sea.

Its air-conditioned interior can comfortably accommodate up to 60 guests. The cruise and crew are standard charter inclusions (views are complimentary!) with options for on board catering for breakfasts, brunches and lunches, buffet and set menus and canapes. Our fully stocked bar offers a huge selection of beverages and cocktails, and live entertainment can also be arranged for your function.

Cairns function and events venue - conference