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Tallship Twilight Sunset Sail Private Charter

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Departure Times

Departs: 5:00 pm - Please Enquire
Returns: 7:00 pm or 8:00 pm - Please Enquire

Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach

Bring your loved ones on a tranquil sunset charter onboard the majestic tallship, Derwent Hunter!

  • Private sunset sail charter for up to 40 guests
  • Cruise around the calm waters of Airlie Beach at sunset for 2 or 3 hours
  • Fully licensed vessel with delicious snack platters offered
  • Authentic sailing experience on a historic tallship
  • Suitable for all ages, including special events

A sunset sail on the impressive Derwent Hunter Tallship is the perfect way to spend a glorious evening in Airlie Beach. This historic vessel offers an authentic sailing experience and fits up to 40 guests so you can enjoy a fabulous sunset on the water with your group. From the fresh seafood and snacks, to the refreshing drinks, to the experienced and friendly crew, you can wind down the day or begin a festive evening onboard this excellent sunset sail!

people smiling and drinking cocktails on a ship

Highlights:

  • Rustic and historic tall ship
  • Authentic sailing with the chance to get involved if you wish 
  • Spacious deck with shade and seating areas
  • Carefully curated snack platters with local foods
  • Taste kangaroo, red wine salami, ash brie, oysters with finger lime pearls, smoked crocodile and more
  • Complimentary on arrival - the Pacific Lady tropical champagne cocktail
  • Fully licensed bar (No BYO)
  • Bring up to 40 guests
  • High-quality facilities 
  • Scenic views of the Whitsunday Islands at sunset
  • Perfect for friends, partners, solo travellers, colleagues and celebrations! 

Sunset over the Whitsunday Islands

Sample Itinerary

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Depart Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach

Meet at the Coral Sea Marina with your group to check in for your sunset charter! The Marina is conveniently located within a short walk from downtown Airlie Beach, so you can easily head over here after a day on the water. Meet your friendly crew, listen to the safety briefing and introductions, and set sail around 5 pm! Admire the soft hues of twilight ...

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Depart Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach

Meet at the Coral Sea Marina with your group to check in for your sunset charter! The Marina is conveniently located within a short walk from downtown Airlie Beach, so you can easily head over here after a day on the water. Meet your friendly crew, listen to the safety briefing and introductions, and set sail around 5 pm! Admire the soft hues of twilight and sunset as the tropical island scenery drifts into nighttime. 

Sunset Whitsundays strip

Drink, eat, socialise, and have fun!

During your few hours aboard Derwent Hunter, you can have a relaxing and social evening as the sun sets over the rolling hills of the Whitsundays. Sip on some drinks and enjoy the delicious, fresh snack platters that will be brought around by the crew. Feel the warm breeze, watch the natural colours dance across the sky, and snap some golden hour photos. You can ask the crew about the ship's interesting history and even help with the sailing if you wish! After about 2 or 3 hours, cruise back to Airlie Beach and continue your evening's festivities!

girl taking a photo of the sunset at sea

Our Delicious Sample Menu

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Enjoy a delicious complimentary drink on arrival - the PACIFIC LADY, a tropical champagne cocktail

Additional quality wines, beers, ciders, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased from the fully licensed bar

Indulge in a range of local cuisines including kangaroo and red wine salami ...

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Enjoy a delicious complimentary drink on arrival - the PACIFIC LADY, a tropical champagne cocktail

Additional quality wines, beers, ciders, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased from the fully licensed bar

Indulge in a range of local cuisines including kangaroo and red wine salami with ash brie, oysters with finger lime pearls, smoked crocodile and more!

close up of oysters with colorful pearls

Departs/Returns

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Derwent Hunter Sunset Cruise Charter departs from the Coral Sea Marina at approximately 5 pm. The sunset charter can be 2 or 3 hours, the timing is flexible so please discuss your plans for the sun...

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Derwent Hunter Sunset Cruise Charter departs from the Coral Sea Marina at approximately 5 pm. The sunset charter can be 2 or 3 hours, the timing is flexible so please discuss your plans for the sunset charter with our travel agents and we'll organise something that suits you!

Departure times may vary depending on the time of year. Please allow extra time for check-in and boarding before departure. 

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What To Bring

  • Hat, sunnies, and sun protection
  • Money to purchase drinks onboard
  • A rain jacket during the summer months (Jan - April)
  • Warmer clothes during the winter months (May - September)

What's Included

  • Sunset cruise charter aboard one of Australia’s most significant topsail schooners
  • Fresh seafood and bushtucker platters
  • Authentic sailing
  • Friendly crew
  • All Marine Park fees and fuel

What's Extra

  • Full licensed bar including wine, ...

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What To Bring

  • Hat, sunnies, and sun protection
  • Money to purchase drinks onboard
  • A rain jacket during the summer months (Jan - April)
  • Warmer clothes during the winter months (May - September)

What's Included

  • Sunset cruise charter aboard one of Australia’s most significant topsail schooners
  • Fresh seafood and bushtucker platters
  • Authentic sailing
  • Friendly crew
  • All Marine Park fees and fuel

What's Extra

  • Full licensed bar including wine, champagne, beer, cider and non-alcoholic beverages including 0% beers and soft drinks (No BYO)
  • Possible additional fees or levies during peak seasons 
  • Dietary requirements may incur additional fees (enquire upon booking)
  • Please enquire if you would like to organise more substantial catering or higher-quality beverages

Terms and Conditions

Important Information

  • Tour departure and arrival times may vary depending on the time of year. Please arrive at the marina 15 minutes prior to departure. 

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.


Other: 

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 out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations:

No shows or client cancellations made within 48 hours of departure forfeit 100% of total ticket price. 

Cancellations made 48 hours or more before departure receive a full refund. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the supplier's 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 admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

The minimum guest numbers are eight people in order to sail.

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 canceled 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.


Refunds:

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.


Accountability/Misconduct:

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.

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