Enjoy a Sunset and Christmas Lights Cruise aboard Crusader 1!
Every year, during the month of December only, the waterfront properties of Mooloolaba, Minyama, and Buddina create a wonderful Christmas lights spectacle. The reality is that this is viewable only from the water. Properties owners along the water’s edge compete for the prize of best presented display. Each year they clearly pull out all stops to have a shot at first prize! And the atmosphere it creates truly brings Christmas to the Sunshine Coast!
You can now fully enjoy this very special time of the year aboard Crusader 1, our massive, 55 foot long charter vessel. This is a gentle, fun cruise through the river and main canals of Mooloolaba and the surrounding suburbs.. You will experience firsthand the wonderful Christmas Lights on offer on many of the waterfront properties and relax in a fun and comfortable atmosphere aboard one of the largest river cruise vessels on the Sunshine Coast.
With no more than 48 passengers at any time, you will always enjoy total visibility of the lights. This trip last approximately 1 1/2 hours! and sets off just before sunset so that you can experience that wonderful vista of the sun setting over the Glasshouse Mountains before we head off to enjoy the lights spectacle.
This cruise offers a very special and personal experience on the protected and always calm inland waters. With amazing views of the absolutely amazing efforts made by the property owners. We guarantee you will enjoy a delightful and fun experience. Ideal for families and young children too!
Aboard Crusader 1 all Food and Alcohol can be brought on a BYO basis! No need to worry about extra costs! If you want, Soft drinks, coffee and tea can be bought aboard.
So call now and be prepared to get into into the Christmas Cheer!
Please note- This tour operates during the month of December only!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||The Coast Guard Pontoon, 50 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba ( Sunshine Coast ), Queensland. Australia (see the location tab)|
|DEPARTURE AND RETURN TIMES||Evening cruise: 6.30PM Departure with an 8PM return|
|DEPARTURE NOTE||Please arrive 25 to 30 minutes prior for a prompt departure. Full payment required prior to departure to avoid delays. This cruise operates during the month of December only.|
|WHAT TO WEAR & BRING||Anything goes although we recommend Comfortable clothing. No large Eskis please|
For a detailed “itinerary” for this ride please click on the Itinerary tab.
Please note that no funds will be deducted until we have been able to also confirm the availability of the requested charter. This because other impacts such as phone and agent bookings, weather and other unforeseen things could impact on the availability at the same time as you are requesting the charter online. Our Terms and conditions are available on this webpage ( Click here to view them now ) and will also be emailed to you as part of the booking confirmation.
Arrival of the boat
Please do not wait on the pontoon itself as the crew will be mooring the vessel on its arrival and we safety is paramount for all. We can take a picture of your group with the boat for a memento should you like it.
Get Get Comfortable
Its a parade
Food and drinks
The “Coast Guard & Boat Ramp” Pontoon (located between the 2 boat ramps),
51 Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba Qld.
We depart from the “Coast Guard & Boat Ramp” Pontoon. (Pontoon is located between the 2 boat ramps).
For a GPS use 51 Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba Qld. These are the units across the road from the ramp.
Please DO NOT park your car in the Boat trailer areas here but rather find a park along Parkyn Parade where parking is free and unlimited in time. Cars parked incorrectly in the Boat ramp car park are likely to be towed.
Once parked please wait at the top of the ramp to the pontoon until instructed by the crew that it is safe to come down the ramp and board the vessel.