Cruise Cairns’ spectacular waterways on this unique sailing tour

Enjoy the laid back charm of the tropics aboard the ‘Shaolin Junk’ sail boat. Built in Hong Kong, the beautiful old sailing vessel presents views of the Cairns Harbour and its tropical waterways. Delight in stunning vistas of the surrounding of rainforest mountains and rich mangrove habitat – maybe even spot an illusive saltwater crocodile!

Lounge on the teak deck, enjoy cushioned seating or the indoor cabin area – all with spectacular scenery on this ‘one of a kind’ Far North Queensland boat tour.

Tours operate daily at 9am, 11.30am, 2.30pm or the popular sunset cruise at 5pm.


Cruise departs from Cairns Marlin Marina, ‘B-Finger’, 1 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensand

  • 15 minutes before departure – Board the ‘Shaolin Junk’ from the Cairns Marlin Marina, ‘B-Finger’, Cairns
  • 9.00am / 11.30am / 2.30pm / 5pm – Depart the marina for your tour sailing the beautiful Cairns Harbour and connecting waterways
  • 1½ hours after departure – Arrive back in Cairns Marina

What's Included

  • Maximum of 24 guests for a personal feel
  • Includes one complimentary beverage
  • Light snack / canapes served during the cruise
  • 1½ hours sailing time
  • Vegetarian and gluten free option available – dietary requirements should be advised at time of booking via ‘booking message’ section

What to Bring

  • Credit card or cash for drinks purchases (EFTPOS available)
  • Suitable clothing for weather and time of year
  • Sun glasses, hat, sunscreen, secure footwear and a camera

Optional Extras

Ask us about this cruise as a private charter! A wonderful option for group parties and events, corporate functions or just a romantic evening aboard a rare sailboat

Children must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian at all times due to the open nature of the vessel



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Shaolin Junk CruisesCairnsQueensland, 4870
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