Sunset River Cruise on Murchison River Kalbarri

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Highlights & inclusions

2.5 hour sunset river cruise in Kalbarri
Watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean
Spot a number of species of birdlife
A chance to take a stroll along the riverbank
Entertaining and informative commentary
Available November to May
or 4 payments of $15.00 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 12, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the tranquility and beauty of golden hour on a 2.5 hour sunset river cruise of the Murchison River. As you set off from Kalbarri, follow the channel upriver moving at a relaxing pace. The lower reaches of the river are home to a number of bird species putting on a spectacular show including Ospreys, Kites, Pelicans, Australian Shell Ducks and Black Swans to name a few.

At the midpoint of the sunset river cruise, pull up to shore and enjoy a stroll along the riverbank to snap some photos before returning for a leisurely cruise back to Kalbarri as the sun dips below the horizon. Sunset cruises are available from November to May. To marvel at the wonders of Kalbarri, book online here!


What you need to know

  • 2.5 hour cruise
  • Tea, coffee and milo with a yummy biscuit
  • Cruise leisurely up the lower reaches of the Murchison
  • See beautiful open spaces and river scenery
  • Interesting and fun commentary is provided along the way
  • Learn about the fishing industry, history and flora and fauna of the area
  • Watch Sunset over the Indian Ocean
  • This experience departs at 4:30pm
  • Departure times are based on the timing of the high tide
  • Please note: Times may also vary in season; correct departure time will display on your booking confirmation
  • Available from November to May
  • The duration of this experience is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Departure Location
  • Cruises depart 'Off the beach' in front of the Marine Rescue building (near the war memorial in Kalbarri) on Memorial Rd, Kalbarri WA 6536.
What To Bring
  • Water or keep cup
  • A jacket, coat or beanie (essential, depending on season)
  • A hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Camera, binoculars
  • Insect repellant, flynet
Additional Information
  • All passengers are welcome to bring their own snacks onboard
  • There's a licensed bar onboard (Special Facility license) with ice-cold beer, wine and champagne. No BYO drink/beverages
  • Weather patterns, pressure systems and the time of year all have an effect on the water levels in the Murchison
  • Minimum numbers are required for cruises to depart, participants will be contacted if minimum numbers are not met
  • Experience provider reserves the right to cancel any scheduled cruise subject to weather conditions, unforeseen circumstances or minimum numbers
Cancellation Policy
  • If a cruise is missed without notice this is classed as a "no show" and full payment is forfeited.
  • Any cruises cancelled within 24 hours notice, forfeit their payments.
  • All cancellations incur a 10% cancellation fee by the operator.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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