Milbi Sunset Cruise
Enjoy a spectacular 90 minute sunset cruise at Hervey Bay on the Fraser Coast of Queensland. Hear the legendary tales of the Butchulla people of K’Gari (Fraser Island) and surrounds as you cruise the spectacular Great Sandy Straits aboard the Milbi vessel while enjoying fresh local king prawns, canapes, and a glass of champagne. With the iconic Urangan Pier as the backdrop, discover the Butchulla names and meanings of significant local landmarks, before stepping ashore on Weenandan (Round Island) and take a walk in the footsteps of the Butchulla people learning about their lifestyle and skills.
Great Sandy Straits, Hervey Bay, Queensland
What to expect
Cruise the spectacular Great Sandy Straits aboard the Milbi vessel while enjoying fresh local king prawns, canapes, and a glass of champagne. The iconic Urangan Pier is the backdrop for your alluring sunset cruise
Hear the legendary tales of the Butchulla people of K’Gari (Fraser Island) and surrounds. Discover the Butchulla names and meanings of significant local landmarks, before stepping ashore on Weenandan (Round Island).
As the sun sinks beneath the horizon, take a walk in the footsteps of the Butchulla people. Experience the unique coastal lifestyle, uncover the traditional fishing methods and food gathering techniques, whilst listening to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo.
Viewing the marine life and coral reef through the Milbi’s beautifully lit moon pool is an incredible experience and one not to be missed.
Gently cruise back to the harbour under the canopy of the stars, and relax with the easy listening music.
What is included
This cruise departs daily throughout the year.
Summer cruise departs 4:30pm and returns at 6:00pm. Winter cruise departs 5:00pm and returns at 6:30pm.
- A complimentary glass of champagne, king prawns and canapés. Further drinks can be purchased onboard (cash only)
- During certain times night coral viewing through glass panels may be possible
- Great Sandy Strait park permit
Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours. Great Sandy Straits Marina Terminal. 17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan (Opposite Cafe Balaena)
What to bring
Your sense of relaxation
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
Hervey Bay Marine Eco Tours
Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours is a family business passionate about marine life and Indigenous culture. They have combined their love of these two passions to give their guests the opportunity to connect with the beauty of the Great Sandy Straits and the local Butchulla Culture.
Offering a range of tours with Butchulla guides, Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours take their guests to experience and snorkel the pristine and healthy reef and explore the local islands of the Sandy Bay Straits while learning about sustainability, the dreamtime stories and the local lore of the Butchulla people.