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Deadly After Dark Sunset Cruise - Indigenous Cultural Experience

Experience this 2-hour Sunset Cruise and indulge in canapés under the canopy of the night!

Experience this 2-hour Sunset Cruise and indulge in canapés under the canopy of the night!


  • Enjoy a guided river cruise and a stunning view of the sunset over Cairns Harbour!
  • Experience a unique welcoming vibe of a traditional smoking ceremony
  • Indulge in locally sourced tropical canapés served with cold non-alcoholic beverages
  • Exclusive access to the Mandingalbay Indigenous Protected Area
  • Visit the award-winning architecture of Stingray Shelter!

This all-inclusive Deadly After Dark Sunset Cruise offers a dazzling and delightful experience throughout the tour! Embark on the newly covered river cruise vessel, and enjoy a stunning view of the sunset over Cairns Harbour with breathtaking scenery of the mangrove forests of East Trinity Reserve.

This Sunset Cruise is fully guided by the natives of Mandingalbay Yidjinji. Discover an Indigenous Protected Area where old wisdom meets cutting-edge science to create world-class conservation activities. Visit the award-winning architecture of Stingray Shelter where you can watch a cultural presentation. Experience the welcoming vibe of a traditional “Welcome to Country”, and “Smoking Ceremony” of the Mandingalbay Yidinji people.

Delight yourself with locally sourced tropical canapés with freshly made non-alcoholic mock-tails, that will be served throughout the evening by Mandingalbay Authentic Indigenous Tours. Hop on a returning river cruise beneath a moonlit starry sky, revealing the beauty of the city lights from the water.

This adventurous Deadly After Dark Sunset Cruise provides a unique night-time cultural experience and a glimpse of authentic indigenous heritage!

Adult $99.00
Child $59.00
Family $257.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • Return River Cruise from Cairns Marina to East Trinity
  • Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony
  • Cultural Presentation in the Stingray Shelter
  • Non- Alcoholic Drinks and Light Canapes


  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience


  • Mooz Gelato and Juice Bar - Marina Point
  • 5/2 Pier Point Rd
  • Cairns

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • CHECK-IN: 5:15 pm Mooz Gelato and Juice Bar Marina Point, 5/2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns

    DEPARTURE: 5:30 pm Finger Wharf C at the Cairns Marlin Marina.

Available Bookings from 30 May to 12 Jun 2024

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

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  • Adult$99.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Family$257.00

  • Adult$99.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Family$257.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


2 reviews

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Tiago Cardeira from Australia wrote on 15 September 2023

Great way to spend an sunset

Great experience with previleged access to Mandingalbay Indigenous Protected Area. The ceremony to welcome us with smoke was a great experience, as well as hearing the stories while eating the great canapes. Great way to spend a sunset.

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melissal10 from Australia wrote on 27 August 2023

Fantastic tour

Loved this sunset cruise Highly recommended

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