Solway Lass Sunset & Dinner Cruise

FROM: $145
5.0 (4 Reviews)

Departure Times

Departs: 5:00pm - Daily
Returns: 9:00pm - Daily

Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach

Pricing Options

$145 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 19 Nov 2021 and 24 Dec 2021)
$110 AUD / Person - Child (3-14yrs) (Between: 19 Nov 2021 and 24 Dec 2021)

Enjoy a peaceful and picturesque sunset while dining under the dazzling stars on board a historic tallship
Very limited seats and selling out very quickly, Pick your date and book Today

  • The only dinner cruise offered in the Whitsundays!
  • Indulge in a delicious dinner and dessert, prepared fresh locally
  • Ideal for Christmas celebrations, work parties and romantic evenings
  • Experience a beautiful floating restaurant anchored off Airlie Beach
  • Festive welcome drink and sunset platter with bruschetta on arrival
  • 4 hours of indulgence and relaxation under the Whitsunday night sky

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Looking for the perfect holiday celebration? Join a Historic Tallship Sail & Dinner Cruise, for a truly one of a kind experience on this famous tall ship. Step on board and be treated to a complimentary welcome drink and entrée while you take in your glorious surroundings along the Whitsunday Passage. Marvel in the calm blue seas, and the colorful tropic skies as the sun sets over the horizon. Solway Lass transforms into a beautiful floating restaurant, providing a unique dining experience unmatched by any other. Welcome your family, friends, co-workers, partners, and loved ones for a 4 hour unforgettable dinner experience, offering a wonderful evening to ring in the holiday season!

Highlights & Features:

  • Authentic classic tall ship
  • Main course and dessert 
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Complimentary sunset platter
  • Meals freshly-prepared onboard
  • Spacious and comfortable decks 
  • Send yourself back in time on this historic vessel
  • Perfect for your Christmas parties and celebrations
  • Invite family, friends and workmates
  • Saloon area with a licensed bar on board
  • Air conditioned interior 
  • On board bathrooms

Relish in the infinite stars in the night sky, while you observe the charming sparkling lights of Airlie Beach after dark. Unwind on board pampering yourself while dining on a delicious sunset platter, a fresh chicken or fish dinner, and finishing off a perfect evening with a festive dessert. What better way to finish the year then a sunset sail, drinks and dinner on board Solway Lass!

Solway Lass is also available for Private Charter.

Sample Itinerary

Depart from the Coral Sea Marina (formerly the Abell Point Marina) at 5.00 pm for your Sunset and Dinner cruise.

The crew will meet the guests 15 minutes prior to departure at Coral Sea Marina (South End) at Meeting Point C at 4.45 pm.

Return back to Coral Sea Marina at 9.00 pm.

Sample Menu

On Arrival: Welcome cocktail

Entree: Complimentary sunset platter and bruschetta

Main Course: Parmesan crusted fish or chicken

Dessert: Festive pie, custard and ice cream

Solway Lass Bar Menu

Soft Drinks - $5

  • Coke, Diet Coke, Fant, Solo, Sprite

Beer & Cider

  • XXXX Gold - $5
  • Pure Blonde - $6
  • Corona - $6
  • Apple Cider - $5.50


  • Cask Wine - $3.50
  • Chardonnay, Sauv Blanc, Caub Sav, Shiraz - $5.50
  • Bottles - $25

Sparkling Wine 

  • Bottle of sparkling wine - $18

Spirits - $5.50

  • Bacardi, Baileys, Bourbon, Bundy Rum, Captain Morgans, Gin, Kahlua, Port, Scotch, Tequila, Triple Sec, Vodka

Cocktails - $15

  • Long Island Ice Tea, Espresso Martini 

Cocktails - $12

  • Mojito, Pina Colada, Solway Lemonade, Margarita, Tequila Sunrise, White Russian, Caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Lychee Caprioska

More Information

What To Bring

Please bring a hat and sunscreen, money to purchase drinks onboard, a rain jacket during summer months (Jan-April) and warmer clothes during winter months (June-September).

What's Included

  • Skipper and crew
  • Complimentary sunset platter
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Dinner main
  • Dessert
  • Tea & coffee
  • Fully Licensed
  • All marine park fees

What's Extra

  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages (licensed vessel - NO BYO).
  • Any dietary requirements (such as vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, gluten-free diets and dairy/lactose-free) will need to pay a surcharge of $15 per person payable on check in. Kosher and Halal diets are unable to be catered for.

Holiday Surcharges:

  • Tours at sea between the 24th of December to the 2nd of January will incur a local payment once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.
  • Tours departing on Easter Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday will incur a once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.

Terms and Conditions

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 

Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling outreview-table-column the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 60-30 days prior to travel date forfeit 50% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 30 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.

Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.


Overall Rating

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 4 reviews

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Reviews by our Sailing Whitsundays customers

Henry, 02 Dec 21
What a fantastic four hours around the Harbour, if you get the chance to book this cruise just do it. Was worth the money just to experience the history of this beautiful old tallship.
Cass, 02 Dec 21
Was a true pleasure to experience this lovely cruise, the sit down dinner was really nice and they catered for me as a vegetarian really well. A big, thanks to Dan and Crew it was such a special night. The sunset over the water was spectacular
Alannah, 02 Dec 21
Really loved this new product, I would guarantee it's going to be sellout success, The boat, the scenery, the sunset, just couldn't fault the tour, thankyou so much to the crew for a wonderful experience, Can I go again please?
Keith, 01 Dec 21
The cruise around the bay on a tall ship is an experience not to be missed, We had a fantastic sunset and definitely a photographer's paradise as the sun sets over the water. Worth every cent for this tour guys and a huge thankyou to Dan and Crew, absolutely loved the stories about the History of Solway
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