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Champagne Sunset Sail (3 hrs 5 - 8pm)

Champagne Sunset Sail (3 hrs 5 - 8pm)

Darwin harbour sunset cruise in style and comfort. Feel the wind, revel in nature, and marvel at unimaginably beautiful sunsets

Feel the wind and revel in the silence as we cut the motors and set the sails for an unforgettable 3 hour tropical sunset cruise on the magnificent Darwin Harbour. Authentic sailing aboard Sundancer, a 50ft ocean-going luxury catamaran designed for ultimate enjoyment and safety in tropical waters. Catering for small or large groups, our Champagne Sunset Sail offers a truly genuine sailing experience aboard a spacious comfortable vessel. With over 100 square metres of deck space there’s plenty of room to spread out in the shade of the sails, or if our warm weather gets too much retreat to the fully air-conditioned saloon.

Includes Champagne, Beer Soft Drinks, Water & delicious tapas dinner served throughout the evening. BYO other drinks, eskies and icemaker on board.

PLEASE NOTE VESSEL WILL DEPART AND ARRIVE FROM DOCK 1 STOKES HILL WHARF

Depart: 5pm           Return: 8pm              Sails: Most evenings except when on extended charter.

Vessel: Sundancer 50ft luxury sailing catamaran

Capacity: Minimum 6, Maximum 30

What’s included:

- Tapas/bbq dinner

- Free Champagne!

- Free Soft drinks

- Ice cold drinking water, endless tea & coffee

- Iced eskies for BYO alcohol

What’s not included:

- Wine, Beer or other alcohol (BYO available)
- Pick ups or transfers

What to bring:

- Removable shoes.
- A camera, hat & sunscreen.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $110.00

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Hen's day get together × × × × × × ×
Hen's day get together

Hen's day get together

Come on board for an unforgettable 5 hours of laughter and fun hen's day.

Come on board for an unforgettable 5 hours of laughter and fun hen's day.Come on board for an unforgettable 5 hours of laughter and fun hen's day.

Adults only

Come on board for an unforgettable 5 hours of laughter and fun hen's day.

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $139.00

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Turtle Dreaming Tour - Bare Sand Island 2 days 1 night × × × × × × ×
Turtle Dreaming Tour - Bare Sand Island 2 days 1 night

Turtle Dreaming Tour - Bare Sand Island 2 days 1 night

A great getaway to a remote uninhabited tropical island!. Join us for an exhilarating 2 days sail exploring the pristine marine environment around Bare Sand Island 60km from Darwin. An exclusive up-close adventure sail.

Highlights: 

 - See Flatback and Olive Ridley turtles nesting*
 - Learn about bush tucker and bush medicine
 - Learn to throw a spear with a woomera
 - Sleep aboard in an airconditioned cabin, or swag it on deck under a sky of diamonds
 - Drop a crabpot, or try your hand at hooking a barramundi

Itinerary:

With the warm wind in your hair and the smell of salt in the air, join us for an exhilarating 2 day sail to Bare Sand Island, 60km west of Darwin. We set sail out of Darwin Harbour in the morning past Mandorah and around Charles Point, taking in the panoramic view of the rugged Top End coastline. Once past the historic Charles Point lighthouse we then sail southwest past a series of tropical reefs and Quail (Dooenda) Island, to arrive at Bare Sand (Woolbechick) Island mid afternoon.

Bare Sand Island is a great place to see Sea Turtles during the nesting season which starts in May and ends in October. During the peak of the nesting season in June and July, dozens of turtles come ashore each night.

During the late afternoon we’ll go ashore and look for turtle tracks and learn about the history of the island and surrounding area. You’ll also have the chance to try your hand at throwing a spear using a woomera.  After a relaxing afternoon ashore, we return to Sundancer for a delicious meal aboard, bathed in the glorious colours of the last lights of the setting sun.

After dinner, we return again to the beach where we watch for sea turtles making their way up the beach, and hopefully the chance to witness a female turtle making her nest and laying her eggs. Later in the season you may also see the eruption of baby turtle hatchlings from their homes beneath the warm sand, as they begin their scramble towards the water.

We return you to Sundancer with cool drinks waiting, where our local guide will serenade you with the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo. You’re welcome to learn how to play; or just lay back on the deck with the balmy night air wrapped around you like a soft blanket and the Milky Way a glorious ceiling of stars across the night sky.

At your leisure, make your way to your airconditioned private cabin for a peaceful night’s sleep at a quiet anchorage (or if you prefer, you can sleep in a swag on deck, under a sky of diamonds).

In the morning, after a wholesome breakfast aboard we can explore any of several nearby reefs, and possibly hook a salmon or jewfish for some fresh lunchtime sashimi! Many a time dolphins will join us to play on the bow wave, plus there’s a chance to spot dugong and massive sea turtles.

A brisk sail back on the afternoon seabreeze – with keen guests permitted to assist with sailing and navigation – sees us sailing back into Darwin harbour just in time for sunset.


What You Get

- All accommodation, tours, activities, and meals are included – BYO alcohol and soft drinks
- Includes sailing/navigation tuition and didgeridoo-playing/spear-throwing tuition.
- All meals are freshly prepared onboard using fresh local produce, and organic produce where possible. Special dietary requirements can be catered for (ie vegetarian, vegan, halal, gluten-free, lactose-free etc).
 - Ice cold drinking water, endless tea & coffee
 - Iced eskies for BYO alcohol
 - Luxury accommodation including all linen & bath towels
 - Use of all fishing & crabbing gear aboard, or BYO
 - Bait supplied.


What is not included:

 - Alcohol (licensed bar available)
 - Soft drinks or bottled water
 - Pick ups or transfers
 - Dinner on Day 2


What to bring:

 - Small collapsible overnight bag (not hard luggage)
 - A light cotton long-sleeved collared shirt (for sun & moquito protection)
 - Personal toiletries.
 - A camera, hat & sunscreen.

Other information


Inclement Weather:
 
All sailing is subject to suitable tides & weather and guest safety is paramount. The Skipper has the final say if a trip is to be rescheduled or cancelled due to bad weather. Bookings can be transferred to another day and time or a 100% refund can apply.

Minimum Passenger Numbers: All trips except for a sole charter have a minimum passenger requirement of guests. If your journey is rescheduled or cancelled due to this we will endeavour to accommodate you on an alternative trip. Should this not be suitable a 100% refund can apply.

Pricing: is on a per person twin-share basis.

* Turtles nest at Bare Sand Island during the dry season. Sighting of nesting or hatchling turtles is totally dependent on nature and cannot be guaranteed. Peak times for sightings are at full moon and new moon, 2 hours before and after the high tide. 

  • Duration : 32 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $725.00

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Turtle Dreaming plus Tiwi Islands Tour - 4 days 3 nights × × × × × × ×
Turtle Dreaming plus Tiwi Islands Tour - 4 days 3 nights

Turtle Dreaming plus Tiwi Islands Tour - 4 days 3 nights

Four days combining full Turtle Dreaming Tour plus two communities on the Tiwi Islands

Turtle Dreaming Tour +  Tiwi Islands

4 days 3 nights 


Day 1

We set sail early in the morning to Bare Sand Island, arriving
around midday. With our local Larrakia guide, a Traditional Owner
of this area, you’ll go ashore in the afternoon and look for turtle tracks and
learn about the dreamtime stories of the island and surrounding area. You'll learn
how to make and throw a traditional spear using a woomera,
and be introduced to some bush-tucker.  After a relaxing afternoon ashore,
you return to Sundancer for a delicious meal aboard, bathed in the glorious
colours of the last lights of the setting sun.



After dinner, we return again to the beach where we watch for sea turtles making
their way up the beach, and hopefully the chance to witness a female turtle
making her nest and laying her eggs. Later in the season (from July onwards)
you may also see the eruption of baby turtle hatchlings from their homes
beneath the warm sand, as they begin their scramble towards the water.



We return you to Sundancer with cool drinks waiting, where you'll be serenaded
with the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo. You’re welcome to learn how to
play; or just lay back on the deck with the balmy night air wrapped around you
like a soft blanket and the Milky Way a brilliant ceiling of stars across the
night sky. At your leisure, make your way to your airconditioned private cabin
for a peaceful night’s sleep at a quiet anchorage (or if you prefer, you can
sleep in a swag on deck, under a sky of diamonds).



Day 2

In the morning, after a wholesome breakfast aboard we can
explore any of several nearby reefs, and possibly hook a salmon or jewfish for
some fresh lunchtime sashimi! Many a time dolphins will join us to play on the
bow wave, plus there’s a chance to spot dugong and massive sea turtles. After
lunch we sail north to the Tiwi Islands and anchor in the Apsley Strait which separates
Bathurst Island and Melville Island, close to the township of Nguiu (pronounced
new-you).



Day 3

After breakfast we go ashore at Nguiu on Bathurst Island, the
largest community in the Tiwi Islands, where guests will participate in a
walking tour of the community. On a typical day tour you will visit several of the art &
craft centres in the Community. Tiwi fabric print designs are noted world-wide
- in 1986 the Tiwi people prepared the vestments worn by Pope John Paul during
his Australian tour, the designs included both papal and Tiwi symbols. Tiwi
pottery and Tiwi Pima woodcarvings are also expanding industries. After
watching the artists, carvers and screen printers at work guests have the
opportunity to buy goods direct from the artists. You’ll also visit the museum
which traces the history of the Tiwi people from Dreamtime to the present and
the extraordinarily beautiful and unique Tiwi Catholic church. You’ll 
have billy tea and damper with some of the Tiwi ladies who will perform
traditional dancing, then, heading out bush to a burial site you’ll learn some
of the complex rituals including the ‘Pukamani Poles’ before lunching by a
local waterhole. The afternoon is spent learning about traditional bush
tuckers, bush medicine and fibres and dyes around the shoreline and mangroves
of Tarntipi Beach. Our overnight anchorage is again in Apsley Strait.



Day 4

Depending on the prevailing winds, we may take a detour across
to the Vernon Islands Conservation Area on the last day where there are some
excellent deep holes and reefs for fishing, before a brisk sail back on the
afternoon seabreeze – with keen guests permitted to assist with sailing and
navigation – which sees us sailing back into Darwin harbour just in time for
sunset.

  • Duration : 82 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $1,730.00

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Tiwi Islands Adventure Sail (3 days) × × × × × × ×
Tiwi Islands Adventure Sail (3 days)

Tiwi Islands Adventure Sail (3 days)

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the delight and colour of a modern day Aboriginal community on the beautiful Tiwi Islands just north of Darwin.

Highlights: 

  • Visit Munupi Arts and Crafts Centre at Pirlangimpi community on Melville Island
  • Meet local Tiwi artists
  • Learn about the amazing Pukamani Poles
  • Try some bush tucker
  • Walking tour of Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu)
Prices include all meals, accommodation on board, all shore excursions and use of fishing gear, binoculars and other equipment aboard.

  • Duration : 3 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,485.00

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Kimberley Adventure (14 days) × × × × × × ×
Kimberley Adventure (14 days)

Kimberley Adventure (14 days)

An exclusive 14 day Kimberley Adventure aboard Sundancer NT 50ft catamaran

Highlights

  • Swim in freshwater waterholes above waterfalls in the Berkley River
  • Marvel at the King George River waterfalls
  • Aboriginal art sites
  • Revel in the beauty of this pristine environment – from protected rivers and bays to uninhabited islands

Prices include all meals, accommodation on board, all shore excursions and use of fishing gear, binoculars and other equipment aboard. Accommodation is on a twin-share basis (ie 2 people per cabin). Deluxe cabins have king-size beds (or 2 singles) and private bathroom, standard cabins have double beds and share bathroom. 

  • Duration : 14 Days (approx.)
From AUD $5,880.00

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Gift Voucher

Gift Voucher

Give a gift voucher today for memories that will last a lifetime.

Want to give a special gift that will last a lifetime? Gift vouchers are redeemable for any scheduled sailing. Great for staff incentives, or a really special gift. 

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
AUD $85.00

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Tiwi Islands Grand Final & Art Sale 15 March 2015 × × × × × × ×
Tiwi Islands Grand Final & Art Sale 15 March 2015

Tiwi Islands Grand Final & Art Sale 15 March 2015

Sunday 15 March 2015, share in the excitement and colour of the famous Tiwi Islands Grand Final and Art Sale then return to the comfort and privacy of your own luxurious 50ft catamaran, fully airconditioned, and sleeping up to 8 guests.

Sunday 16 March 2014, share in the excitement and colour of the famous Tiwi Islands Grand Final and Art Sale then return to the comfort and privacy of your own luxurious 50ft catamaran, fully airconditioned, and sleeping up to 8 guests. 


Itinerary

Day 1
Embark at Cullen Bay Jetty in Darwin at about 5pm for a briefing and complementary welcome champagne. Departing Cullen Bay around 4pm, we leave our worries behind as we set sail into the sunset north to the Tiwi Islands with sundowners, and a sumptuous dinner aboard. Guests are welcome to assist with sailing activities, spread out on deck, or retreat into your private airconditioned cabins. We arrive at the Tiwi Islands around 11pm for a peaceful night’s sleep aboard at a quiet anchorage in the Apsley Strait.

Day 2
After a good night’s rest and a slow leisurely breakfast we’ll go ashore at a time that suits you, to join in the day’s festivities – meet with local artists, learn about the island’s culture and customs, be amazed by the intricate Pukamani poles, try some bush tucker, listen to the stories, marvel at the beautiful smiles.

The football Grand Final kicks off around 1 or 2pm depending on when ceremonies finish and the locals say “go”. Join thousands and they whistle and whoop and try to spot the next AFL legend born from their island.

At the end of the day we return you to the quiet and privacy of Sundancer for sundowners and dinner, and again a peaceful night’s sleep in the calm waters of Apsley Strait.  

Day 3
We’ll set sail early, around 6am, and sail south east back towards Cullen Bay. Breakfast is taken on deck underway (or sleep the whole passage if you prefer), arriving back in Darwin around midday.

  • Duration : 3 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,485.00

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Private charter - fishing mothership × × × × × × ×
Private charter - fishing mothership

Private charter - fishing mothership

Sundancer NT provides a step-above the usual fishing mother-ship experience, with over 100 square metres of deck space, midge-proof cockpit, air-conditioned cabins, hot showers, and even an onboard pool!

Sundancer NT provides a step-above the usual fishing mother-ship experience, with over 100 square metres of deck space, midge-proof cockpit, air-conditioned cabins, hot showers, and even an onboard pool!

  • Duration : 5 Days (approx.)
From AUD $2,900.00

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Team Building

Team Building

The nature of sailing makes it ideal for a team-based activity whether the objective is primarily pleasure and bonding, or whether structured team building and learning outcomes are sought.

The nature of sailing makes it ideal for a team-based activity whether the objective is primarily pleasure and bonding, or whether structured team building and learning outcomes are sought.

Sailing a 50ft catamaran requires teamwork, leadership, collaboration, trust, communication, and coordination—all core skills of high performing teams.

We offer two team-based activities – Team Bonding, and Team Building. Please enquire for details, or vsit www.saildarwin.com.au/team-building.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
AUD $109.00

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Christmas Function - Private Charter × × × × × × ×
Christmas Function - Private Charter

Christmas Function - Private Charter

Treat your staff and clients to the ultimate end of year function aboard Sundancer NT. Enjoy sumptuous food and free-flowing champagne aboard a 50ft luxury catamaran.

Treat your staff and clients to the ultimate end of year function aboard Sundancer NT. Enjoy sumptuous food and free-flowing champagne aboard a 50ft luxury catamaran.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $95.00

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New Years Eve VIP View × × × × × × ×
New Years Eve VIP View

New Years Eve VIP View

See in the New Year in style and watch the fireworks display from the best location in town - aboard Sundancer 50ft catamaran! Includes dinner & endless champagne, return after midnight fireworks!

See in the New Year in style and watch the fireworks display from the best location in town - aboard Sundancer 50ft catamaran! Includes dinner & endless champagne, return around 12.30am 

Max Guests:  VIP View - 30; Overnight - 12 

Vessel:  Sundancer luxury 50ft sailing catamaran

Description:  See in the New Year in style and watch the fireworks display from the best location in town - aboard Sundancer 50ft catamaran! Includes dinner & endless champagne. Take in the spectacular of the Darwin Waterfront fireworks over the water in a premium position - and there's no jostling in  crowds for a premium vantage point to see the display!  No better way to see in the New Year! 

Sailing Time:  7:00pm-12:30pm (approx) - includes sumptuous dinner & endless champagne. 

Facilities:  Fully air-conditioned inside, 100m2 of deck space outside, 4 double cabins, 4 single beds,, 3 bathrooms, full kitchen, espresso machine, icy-cold eskies,  

  • Duration : 15 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $190.00

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Indonesian Fusion Cruise × × × × × × ×
Indonesian Fusion Cruise

Indonesian Fusion Cruise

Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes!

Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Indonesian Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! 

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $95.00

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Thai Fusion Cruise × × × × × × ×
Thai Fusion Cruise

Thai Fusion Cruise

Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes!

Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! Thai Fusion cruise - 3 hours of immersive food, music, language, even costumes! 

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $95.00

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High Tea with a Twist × × × × × × ×
High Tea with a Twist

High Tea with a Twist

A very relaxed 2 hours morning high tea. You'll have the chance to try a vast range of teas from around the world and also try our delicious food platters including cupcakes, healthy raw cakes and light sandwiches while anchored.

Join us onboard Sundancer and catch up with your friends for a very relaxed 2 hours morning high tea.

You'll have the chance to try a vast range of teas from around the world and also try our delicious food platters including cupcakes, healthy raw cakes and light sandwiches while anchored near the sand bar.

Children of all ages are welcome, and Sundancer NT has full safety netting around the entire deck area.

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $65.00

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Hen's night out × × × × × × ×
Hen's night out

Hen's night out

Come on board for an unforgettable 5 hours of laughter and fun hen's night out

Come on board for an unforgettable 3 hours of laughter and fun hen's night out.Come on board for an unforgettable 3 hours of laughter and fun hen's night out

Adults only

Come on board for an unforgettable 3 hours of laughter and fun hen's day night out.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $129.00

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Darwin Harbour Cruise × × SOLD OUT Book now 90 Available Book now 90 Available Book now 90 Available Book now 90 Available
Darwin Harbour Cruise

Darwin Harbour Cruise

Darwin harbour daytime cruise in style and comfort. Feel the wind, revel in nature, and marvel at the beautiful scenery

Feel the wind and revel in the silence as we cut the motors and set the sails for an unforgettable 3 hour tropical cruise on the magnificent Darwin Harbour. Authentic sailing aboard Sundancer, a 50ft ocean-going luxury catamaran designed for ultimate enjoyment and safety in tropical waters. Catering for small or large groups, our harbour cruise offers a truly genuine sailing experience aboard a spacious comfortable vessel. With over 100 square metres of deck space there’s plenty of room to spread out in the shade of the sails, or if our warm weather gets too much retreat to the fully air-conditioned saloon.

Includes lunch. 

Pickup from: Dock 1 Stokes Hill Wharf

Sails: Most days except when on extended charter.

Vessel: Sundancer 50ft luxury sailing catamaran

Capacity: Minimum 6, Maximum 30

What’s included:

- fruit and lunch platter
- Ice cold drinking water, endless tea & coffee
- Refrigeration for BYO alcohol

What’s not included:

- Beer,wine or other alcohol (BYO available)
- Pick ups or transfers

What to bring:

- Removable shoes.
- A camera, hat & sunscreen.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $85.00

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Sixties Xmas Party × × × × × × ×
Sixties Xmas Party

Sixties Xmas Party

Come dressed in 60's attire...and get ready for some serious, flower power grooviness!!

Come dressed in 60's attire...and get ready for some serious, flower power grooviness!!

The party will be held on the Sundancer - a 50ft private catamaran cruising Darwin Harbour, perfect for groups of up to 30 people of all ages. Enjoy sumptuous food and free flowing champagne whilst celebrating with Christmas cheer and just enjoying the freedom that being out on the water brings. Exchange of presents will be organised during the cruise.

Only 30 people can attend, so get in NOW!! Tickets are $80 per person! We'll party on the boat and then continue on land at a destination we choose on the night!

Includes delicious tapas dinner served throughout the evening. BYO drinks, eskies and icemaker on board.

Pickup from: Cullen Bay Jetty (outside the Marina)

Depart: 5pm           Return: 8pm              Sails: Most evenings except when on extended charter.

Vessel: Sundancer 50ft luxury sailing catamaran

Capacity: Minimum 6, Maximum 28


  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $80.00

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