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Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise with Optional Transfers

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Key Highlights

  • A great way to get a bird's eye view of the famous Darwin sunset
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise aboard a three-level luxury catamaran
  • You will pass through important sights along the harbour including Government House, Esplanade, Myilly Point amongst others
  • Ample photo opportunities
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2.5 hours

    Start time

    Boarding starts at Stokes Hill Wharf: 1730h (5:30pm)
    Cruise departs: 1800h (6:00pm)
    Duration: 2.5 hours

    Meeting Point

    Tour with hotel transfers: If you opt for hotel transfers, you will be picked up from your hotel in Darwin. Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up
    Tour without hotel transfers: Please make your way to Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Get onboard a luxury catamaran along the beautiful Darwin harbour and enjoy beautiful views across the harbour with the Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise.

    Enjoy the sunset over the horizon, while you relax on the air-conditioned, three level catamaran. The cruise passes by the Harbour sights including Government House, the Esplanade, Emery Point, Cullen Bay Marina Lock, Myilly Point, Fannie Bay, Mindil Beach, Skycity Casino and Darwin Museum.

    That’s not all. Tickle your taste buds with a scrumptious territory style buffet consisting of Australian seafood and local produce on the captain’s deck.


    To begin your Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise, you can either opt for a pick up from your Darwin hotel or board your luxury, three level catamaran from Stokes Hill Wharf.

    The view from the windows of the air-conditioned catamaran are spectacular and the cruise takes you along the important landmarks across the shore.

    Enjoy a bird’s eye view of some of the major highlights of Darwin from the Captain’s deck while you see the sun slowly setting over the horizon. The commentary on the deck will tell you the about the places. Some of the places seen from the cruise are as follows:
    • Government House
    • State Square
    • Esplanade
    • USS Peary Remembrance Look Out
    • Aquascene Fishing
    • Emery Point
    • Myilly Point
    • Fannie Bay
    • Darwin Museum
    • Bullocky Point
    • Vesteys Beach
    • Darwin Trailer Boat Club

    While onboard, enjoy a scrumptious territory style buffet with Australian seafood and local produce. The menu for the buffet is:

    Selection of freshly baked bread rolls and butter

    Seafood on the Rocks
    Chilled North Australian Prawns with lemon Wedges and Cocktail Sauce
    Freshly Shucked SA Oysters & Pickled Baby Octopus

    Santa Maria BBQ’d Beef Fillet
    Whole Fillet Sliced & Served medium rare on the Buffet, accompanied by Dijon and Grainy Mustard

    Baked Mango Chicken
    With local herbs and roasted coconut topping

    Baked Local Reef Fish
    With Tarragon, Lemon and Butter

    Char-grilled Mediterranean Vegetables
    Stacked then Baked with Spinach and Ricotta and melted Mozzarella

    Crunchy Green Cos Salad – Caesar Style
    With Croutons, Bacon, Anchovies and Shaved Parmesan on the side

    Mixed Mesculin Leaf Salad
    With a light vinaigrette

    Tomato, Local Basil and Bocconcini Salad
    With a Balsamic reduction, Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Cracked Black Pepper

    Baby Chat Potato Salad
    With homemade mayonnaise – an all time favourite!

    Chefs Selection of Cakes & Desserts

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 2.5 hour sunset cruise
    • Full buffet dinner
    • Transfers if option chosen
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    There should be minimum 25 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • reviews
    • A Wonderful Experience

      Delicious food, a wonderful Darwin sunset, good company. and a very enjoyable cruise....

      Gail Young, Australia, 04/Aug/2017

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