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Address: Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 407 483 000
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Sundowner Cruises operates from Airlie Beach, where the Whitsunday...

Sundowner Cruises operates from Airlie Beach, where the Whitsunday islands provide the perfect back drop for our sunset cruises and variety of other cruises Sundowner has to offer.

Sundowner departs from the new Port of Airlie which is only a short 200m walk from the main street of Airlie Beach. The Port of Airlie is a vibrant new development which includes the Boathouse Apartments by Outrigger, Restaurants, Bars, and a variety of shopping experiences.

Our philosophy at Sundowner is about providing a great product, fantastic service in a friendly social atmosphere that gets your holiday of to a great start and that allows you to truly unwind and bask in a fantastic Whitsunday sunset whilst enjoying your favorite tipple from our fully licensed bar.

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A beautiful way to introduce yourself to Airlie Beach on arrival

This was a lovely evening and a great way to see Airlie from a different point of view and gave us time to point out and plan other venues and areas of the beach we would have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
Sarah M
Airlie Beach, Australia

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This was a lovely evening and a great way to see Airlie from a different point of view and gave us time to point out and plan other venues and areas of the beach we would have missed otherwise. A cracking place to get some great photos, well priced bar menu, lovely staff, and a special visit to the local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My girlfriend and I were very impressed with the service given whilst we relaxed with our champagne, taking in the amazing sites of Airlie Beach and viewing the beautiful sunset. We met some lovely people on board who we spent time with on other trips. The evening encouraged us to continue on with a night out in Airlie - thanks... More 

Thank Simone H
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Relaxing on the calm water with sun setting and a glass or 3 or bubbly was great! Fun crew and yummy nibbles. Great to do before dinner.

Thank Dips2910
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I thought the trip was overpriced. Yes, you get a glass of bubbly and some snacks. The actual trip is just a short way out and I felt it was a bit rushed. The boat goes out of the marina and across to the wreck, turns and comes back. No commentary, no chilling and watching the sun go down. Would... More 

Thank buzzah
JezzWhit, Owner at Sundowner Sunset Cruises, responded to this review

I thank you for your comment. We feel our cruise price is good value for a two hour cruise around pioneer bay (immediately in front of Airlie Beach) and is designed to take in various points of interest, the sunset and the lighting up of Airlie Beach as pointed out on our website and also by other guests comments on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and I loved this . what more could i need champagne and a gorgeous sunset with my man on a weekend away Not only a feat little tour but It was informative and we got to meet other couple and groups .. This tour is a pontoon type boat And a great end to a day

Thank ageless66
Cairns, Australia
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114 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The skipper and crew were lovely. Enjoyed the sunset and looking back towards Airlie Beach. One hour is enough for this trip not two. But, to offer some carrots and celery sticks with Jats biscuits and a very very runny French onion dip as nibbles is just rude, along with ONE glass of champers. Too bad if you are not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We rugged up for the sunset cruise cos it's winter and all but super glad for the blankets provided! And yummy healthy nibbles and we saw dolphins! Just the perfect trip for my birthday, hope we weren't too annoying 😀 thanks so much Nicole and Gina 👍❤

Thank Christine F
Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a nice cruise around the bay area and the husband/wife team who run it were very friendly and outgoing. I thought they did a great job of putting the event together. This was more of a mingle and talk to other people, if you're into that kind of thing which can make it more fun. The captain was... More 

Thank hotrodgurl
JezzWhit, Owner at Sundowner Sunset Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It’s was a very cold evening, it actually snowed in South East Queensland. In our confirmation txt to guests we do recommend bringing additional layers in the cooler months and as you have mentioned we are happy to provide blankets. You are correct in that we do not provide a running commentary during the cruise... More 

Neerim South, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Booked a night on the sundowner on July 12 and had a perfect night with the weather and hosts. This is must for anyone staying in Airlie Beach, at $39 a head for 2 hours this is a must. The best night we had

Thank Lance S
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This cruise was exactly what I needed after doing extreme water sports it was nice to just relax and be able to see the yachts and island views. Excellent value for money. Highly recommend going out and giving it ago.

Thank Tayla83

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