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Explore Group - Hamilton Star Dining

| Hamilton Island Marina, 4803, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Very pleasant dinner cruise

We've visited Hamilton Island many times before but never done the dinner cruise. We hesitated at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, Australia
via mobile

We booked this dinner cruise for someone as a thank you & all 16 of us were super excited. Little... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ringwood North, Victoria, Australia
via mobile
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For a dining experience like no other, step aboard M.V. Hamilton Star and indulge all of your senses. Relax with a cocktail and appetisers, watch the shoreline slip by and marvel at a Whitsundays sunset during a leisurely cruise to a secluded bay. While at anchor, you'll be treated to the culinary creations from the Hamilton Star's gourmet galley - a sumptuous three-course dinner prepared fresh on board. Top off your experience with a nightcap whilst experiencing the magic of the Whitsundays from any of our outdoor areas aboard the M.V Hamilton Star...
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dinner cruise” (33 reviews)
“denison star” (64 reviews)
“top deck” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Hamilton Island Marina, 4803, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've visited Hamilton Island many times before but never done the dinner cruise. We hesitated at first because of the cost-$150/head but were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and boat. The cruise takes you at sunset to Cid Harbour which is on...More

Thank coleman22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked this dinner cruise for someone as a thank you & all 16 of us were super excited. Little did we know it was going to be the highlight of our trip! The service was second to none & the facilities were so nice,...More

Thank 03-Kim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to do the sunset cruise and probably should have read the fine print more closely! For $150 you get to watch the sun set some small nibbles a glass of champers (meant to be a cocktail) and three courses. We...More

Thank Kara L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came to Hamilton Island for our honeymoon and had to do this dinner cruise twice because it was so good. The service in conjunction with the food was exquisite. The menu consisted of some of the best fine dining we have...More

1  Thank Mars V
Reviewed 1 week ago

More than we expected and certainly a beautiful craft - very well fitted for this memorable occasion. Camera (phone) a must as is a jacket to ensure you enjoy the upper open deck. Full compliments to chef/s - well done considering the time schedule and...More

1  Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading so many amazing reviews, we decided well in advance, to book this sunset dinner cruise while honeymooning on Hamilton island. This was to be the highlight of our dining experience...but unfortunately it fell well short of our expectations. We are by no means...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour! Richard the skipper is very knowledgeable and loves to have a chat. Lunch was superb. Staff were helpful and accommodating of our 6 month old. It was a great afternoon!

1  Thank Katy G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We planned this trip as our final night on Hamilton Island. Whilst the operators can have no influence over the weather conditions we saw neither the sunset or the idyllic bay anchorage, and dined back on the boat tied up in Hamilton Island marina. Staff...More

2  Thank The-Canny-Scot
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Best dinner cruise we've been on. The staff were very attentive and made you feel special. Love the lovely touch being escorted to your table. The cocktails on arrival were lovely and the canapés whilst cruising were delicious. The three course menu was excellent as...More

1  Thank 964Jules30
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Anniversary and Mothers Day weekend. This was a trip well with doing, MV Hamilton Star nicely fitted out and the food was fabulous, flavours fit for any excellent restaurant. Thanks chef. Staff very personal and easy going. Delighted. 5 stars

1  Thank Doug W
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Hi I'm trying to get a menu as I am gluten intolerant, but can seem to find one anyway online? I have a 3 year old too, does that mean we can't go on this cruise? It is included in our package?
10 November 2016|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Hi there, Explore offer options for most dietary requirements, if you're booking online we recommend you give our office a call (07) 4946 9664, and they will be able to list your requirements for the night. If you can make... More
Are children allowed on the sunset tour? I noticed there is pricing for 8-12 but I also have children in the 2-6 age bracket. Thanks
8 April 2016|
Response from David R | Property representative |
Hi there - apologies but due to the nature of the sunset cruise we do not cater for children under 8 yrs. We offer a two hour sightseeing cruise Tues/Thurs/Sat/Sunday for children of all ages including infants David
How long is the cruise? How can I book?
23 February 2016|
Response from David R | Property representative |
Cruise duration is between 3 to 4 hours and bookings can be made by calling us on 07-49469664 or emailing us but Trip Advisor don't not permit me providing our email address or website in our reply