Spend an evening on the Yarra River during this Melbourne dinner cruise. As you admire the twinkling city lights reflecting on the water, enjoy a 4-course gourmet meal inclusive of beverages. This fine dining experience includes beer, wine and spirits, as well as coffee, tea, dessert, port and a cheese plate. Cruise past attractions like Federation Square and the Royal Botanic Gardens while soaking up the elegant and relaxing atmosphere of the boat.
Cruise through Sydney Harbour in style on board a spacious flagship vessel that departs from Circular Quay and King Street Wharf. Glide by landmarks, including the floodlit Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, and watch the city change colors with the sunset. Then sit down for a 3-course dinner with an array of international dishes including fresh seafood. Enjoy the views from your table or the viewing deck, and live entertainment on this 2.5-hour dinner cruise.
Spend an evening on the Swan River during this Perth dinner cruise that highlights the beauty of the city from the water. As you glide past the downtown riverfront and surrounding suburbs, admire twinkling lights reflecting on the water, listen to live music and dine on a buffet of roast beef, prawns, lasagna and more. Australian wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea are provided, and you can purchase spirits from the bar.
Experience the magic of sailing Sydney Harbour during a twilight cruise aboard an exquisitely restored historic tall ship. Enjoy seeing the city at sunset and get photo ops of iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as they light up for the night. Snack on refreshments and dinner dishes and have the choice to include unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks. The entertaining crew provides commentary on Australia's maritime history, making for an unforgettable sail on Sydney Harbour.
Venture into the rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands with an expert guide to observe Australian native animals in the wild. From Cairns, travel into the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics of Queensland to observe kangaroos, lizards, and possums by daylight, then continue after sundown to look for nocturnal critters like the elusive platypus and Lumholtz tree kangaroo. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, which ensures a more personalized experience with your guide.
Experience the nighttime enchantment of Mt Tamborine National Park on this unique 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour. At the mountain summit, stop for a light supper of cakes and hot chocolate, and soak up views of the twinkling Gold Coast from a lookout. Then, observe nocturnal wildlife by torchlight with a guided bushwalk through the rain forest, where you’ll come across an ethereal waterfall illuminated by glowworms.
Join in interactive activities and watch theatrical performances during a special evening of Aboriginal culture. Learn about the traditional customs of Australia’s indigenous Tjapukai people as they share stories of the rainforest during an enthralling dance show. Enjoy canapés and a buffet dinner. Upgrade to include a welcome drink and lakeside ceremony plus hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns and Northern Beaches.
Watch the sunset over the Perth skyline as you float down the Swan River on this evening cruise. Listen to the live commentary as you glide past landmarks like the Crown Casino and Old Swan Brewery, admire the glittering waterfront of Claisebrook Cove, and enjoy a glass of wine as you soak up the views.
Enjoy a guided platypus-spotting tour down parts of the Upper Derwent River only accessible by kayak. Alongside your local guide and a maximum of nine other participants, make the most of an intimate experience only available in this part of the world. Soak up the scenery as you float down river, pausing only for a riverside tasting platter (evenings) or freshly-baked tea (mornings).
Experience Sydney Harbour on a 2-hour sunset sailing cruise aboard a majestic sailing yacht. You'll depart from Rose Bay and cruise past sights including Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Enjoy a selection of Australian wine, beer or soft drinks, and a gourmet cheese platter served during the cruise.
Cruise around Sydney Harbour on a 1-hour evening boat excursion that gives you front row seats for the spectacular light displays of the VIVID Sydney festival. Drinks are available for purchase, sip a glass of wine, beer or soft drink while you admire the artworks that light up iconic structures including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay among others. Your cruise ends at Darling Harbour, where you can continue to explore VIVID installations along the illuminated waterfront at your leisure.
Get to know Melbourne’s thriving beer scene on this lively, small-group tour. Setting off in the evening, you’ll travel from venue to venue via air-conditioned minivan. The flexible itinerary changes daily, but you can count on visiting three breweries, beer gardens, or other destination-worthy drinking dens. Learn more about the local brewingscene from your guide, enjoy generous samples, and complement the beers with a shared pizza dinner.
See Brisbane in a different light on this small-group evening cycling tour. Your local guide will point out all of the city’s monuments that are beautifully lit up at night. A major advantage of cycling in the evening is that the streets won’t be crowded. And, on an electric bike you only need to pedal as much as you feel like, making this tour ideal for most members of the family.
Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles and shared antipasto as we sail off into the sunset – Stopping for a refreshing dip for those that want a quick cool down on balmy nights. Our cargo net is awaiting any takers – imagine your very own salt water waterfall as we sail along into the sunset – with only the sounds of the breeze in the sails- Ahhhh – Bliss.
Keep an eye out for friendly dolphins who love to ride Capella's bows. You are also welcome to BYO any additional drinks.
Your vessel is a 12.5m luxury Schionning Cosmos catamaran, purpose built for charter with 360 degree views inside and out. Designed with the comfort and safety of
guests in mind, Capella boasts a comfortable indoor lounge as well as outdoor seating for up to 24 on this tour.
Capella has been operating in WA for over 15 years with may happy customers returning each year. If you haven't jumped on board with Charter 1 before - put us on your to-do list this summer!
Some of the best views of Sydney are from the harbor, and Vivid Sydney is no different. During this evening cruise, enjoy an uncrowded view of major light displays across the Harbor Bridge, the Opera House, Bangaroo and Darling Harbor. Finish your cruise in Darling Harbor, conveniently located near some of the best free attractions on offer during Vivid.
Witness a mesmerizing natural light show in the Gold Coast hinterland with an evening tour to the Natural Bridge glow worm cave. Trek through the ancient coastal rain forest of Springbrook National Park with a guide to see the cave illuminated by the light of millions of tiny worms, and then turn your eyes upward for some stargazing in the pristine night sky.
Prepare to be enchanted by Australia’s nocturnal wildlife on this 4-hour evening tour of Melbourne’s Moonlit Sanctuary, including hotel pick-up. Follow your guide on a lantern-lit stroll around the animal sanctuary, where you can get up close to Tasmanian devils; hand feed kangaroos and wallabies; and spot rare creatures like feathertail gliders, miniature kangaroos and barking owl.
The three hour tour is designed to educate visitors and enjoy the opportunity to observe the native animals. This tour starts one hour before sunset.
The walk follows a Grade 2 walking track and no bushwalking experience is required. The track has hardened and compacted surfaces that has a gentle hill sections and occasional steps.
Please note 5.30pm is a notional time and changes during the seasons. See above link for sunset times.
Raise a glass to Melbourne's history while bar-hopping among some of the best watering holes in town. Hear tales of the Gold Rush, rebellions, royals, and Olympians while a fun-loving guide shows you how locals unwind. Order your drink of choice at a typical Aussie pub, a hidden speakeasy, a cozy wine bar, and another buzz-worthy surprise bar. It's a safe and social way to partake in Melbourne's famous bar scene while meeting fellow travelers.
When you’re staying in Sydney for a short time, whether a business trip or shore excursion, let a guide show you the best spots for evening viewing. Travel aboard a spacious 8-seater Volkswagen minibus on this private city sightseeing tour. See the shimmering lights at stops like Sydney Harbour, enjoy photo ops at Mrs. Macquarie's Chair, and walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge from The Rocks to Milsons Point.
Discover the magic of Sydney at night with this 3.5-hour tour. Your guide will provide background information as you ride past charming Art Deco buildings, the former red light district, the French Quarter, Finger Wharf, the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and more. End your tour with champagne, canapés, and views of the sparkling city lights.
Join an expert sailing crew aboard a 58-foot luxury yacht in Sydney Harbour for a twilight race between Rushcutters Bay and Watsons Bay. The crew provides safety and sailing instruction for this 3-hour sailing experience, and you can choose to participate in sailing the boat or simply enjoy the thrilling ride. Watch the sun set over Sydney as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge light up for the night.
Discover the enchanting nocturnal world of Kangaroo Island on this thrilling after-dark adventure. Follow your guide on a 4WD safari and spot tammar wallabies, brush-tailed possums, and western grey kangaroos in their natural habitat. If you’re lucky, you might even spy boobook owls or echidnas.
Spend the evening at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park for the Night Fire dinner and show experience. Start with a welcome ceremony, followed by drinks and appetizers, then enjoy a buffet dinner and show by Tjapukai performers. Top off the evening with a fire making corroboree, and time to chat and take photos with the performers. Upgrade to a full-day tour that includes a trip to Kuranda, the Skyrail, and Palm Cove before the Night Fire evening show.