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Waltzing Matilda Sunset Cruise

FROM: $85
Min. Age
7 years+
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Departure Times

Departs: 5pm - Fridays and Saturdays
Returns: 7pm - Fridays and Saturdays

Departure Point: Port Of Airlie

Pricing Options

$0 AUD / Person - Children (Ages 0-11) (Between: 04 Sep 2023 and 31 Dec 2025)
$85 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 04 Sep 2023 and 31 Dec 2025)

Sail into the horizon on board Waltzing Matilda and experience the magic of the Whitsundays at sunset!

  • Enjoy authentic sailing through Pioneer Bay near Airlie Beach
  • Unwind with a drink and nibbles as you watch the magnificent sunset
  • Perfect for any celebration, or just for fun
  • Ideal for solo travellers, groups, couples, families, and friends
  • Watch the glorious sunset over the ocean

Hop aboard Waltzing Matilda's Sunset Sail tour and let your dreams become your reality! Cruise through the Whitsunday Islands and bays as you watch the sun melt into the horizon. Indulge in delicious nibbles and drinks while you sit back, relax, and let the crew take you around the scenic Pioneer Bay. Be mesmerised by the panoramic views of the region and watch the sky fade from light to dusk. Mingle with fellow travellers or bring along your loved ones and have an evening to remember!

A couple with their backs facing the camera looking out at a sunset


  • 2 hour sunset cruise through Pioneer Bay
  • Authentic sailing
  • Friendly and experienced crew
  • Spacious and roomy deck area
  • Delicious sunset nibbles 
  • One complimentary glass of bubbles
  • BYO with ice supplied
  • 2 toilets onboard
  • Soft and relaxing music
  • Peaceful ambiance
  • Panoramic views of the Whitsundays and Airlie Beach
  • Available every Friday and Saturday

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What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Warmer clothing (during the winter months)
  • Sunscreen and a hat (during summer months)
  • Raincoat (weather depending)
  • BYO if you wish

What's Included

  • 2-hour sunset cruise around Pioneer Bay
  • Experienced skipper and crew 
  • Complimentary finger food and glass of bubbles
  • Exquisite sunset views and tranquil ambiance

What's Extra

  • There is no bar on board so if you would like more drinks in addition to the one gl...

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What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Warmer clothing (during the winter months)
  • Sunscreen and a hat (during summer months)
  • Raincoat (weather depending)
  • BYO if you wish

What's Included

  • 2-hour sunset cruise around Pioneer Bay
  • Experienced skipper and crew 
  • Complimentary finger food and glass of bubbles
  • Exquisite sunset views and tranquil ambiance

What's Extra

  • There is no bar on board so if you would like more drinks in addition to the one glass of complimentary champagne, you have to BYO (ice is supplied but there is no bar on board)

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

To enable us to meet our duty of care and establish an acceptable level of risk, EACH passenger must have a clear understanding of safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English. A passenger is only able to participate in water activities if they have a level of swimming experience. If a passenger is unable to swim they will still be able to participate in the sailing trip, but will not but able to participate in water activities such as snorkelling. In order to meet our minimum safety standards, passengers must be able to exit the vessel unassisted in the unlikely case of an emergency. 

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 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.


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 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 admin@mr-travel.com. 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 transaction

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.

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