Cast & Cruise Sundowner

Fishing, Seafood, Sunset, Drinks

As the sun slowly sets, soak up the magic of Rottnest Island’s golden glow on board our relaxed 2-hour Cast & Cruise Sundowner.

Departing from Thomson Bay, then dropping anchor in a tranquil bay, this is a classic West Australian boating experience on our premium 69-ft boat, The Crusader III.

Sip, socialise and take in breathtaking views of the Island’s coastline while you relax. You’ll be served seafood canapes along the way and can even throw in a line to fish! 

This sundowner is the perfect way to end your day at Rottnest.

See in the night

Enjoy complimentary beverages, including still and sparkling premium wines from Howard Park, quality bottled beers and soft drinks. Dine on ocean-inspired canapes created by a private chef, featuring a fusion of local ingredients with fresh West Australian seafoods.

From this prime vantage point, relax to admire the Island’s stunning scenery, such as Bathhurst Lighthouse and Pinky’s Beach.

While at anchor in one of the Island’s calm bays, you may like to cast a line to try your hand at catching some of WA’s best-known nearshore fish, such as Herring and Whiting. Equipment, bait and expert guidance is provided. Our chef will happily cook your catch to enjoy on board, or you can take it away with you.

Finish with a picture-perfect view of sunset skies over Rottnest’s sparkling ocean. Pure magic!

 

MENU
Sunset Seafood Tastes

 

Canape Selection
Prepared by our onboard chef:

Smoked Salmon Canapes

Seafood Ceviche
featuring ocean-fresh local seafood

Prawn Fish Cakes
with Nam Chim sauce

Fish Sliders
with grilled Australian Barramundi

 

Beverages
Served throughout the cruise:

Complimentary, free-flowing
Premium still and sparkling wines from Howard Park
Quality local and imported bottled beers
Soft drinks

 

 

Please note – menu may have some seasonal variations.

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SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

We want all guests to love our cruise experience. So, of course, we can accommodate some food intolerances or specific dietary needs as far as reasonably practical, but please inform us with at least 24 hours’ notice (or preferably when making your booking). Please contact us to discuss. We can cater for non-seafood eaters, vegans and gluten intolerances, with advance notice. You are also welcome to bring your own food items on board.

Our boat has very limited storage space, so notification of food intolerances on the day is unlikely to be able to be accommodated, as logistics are planned in advance.

Price & Bookings

 

Only $119 Adult | $50 Child (5-12 years)

Free for children 4 years and under – all ages welcome with adult supervision

DATES Daily December/January
Please contact us to request a date outside of this period.
TIME 5pm to 7pm
DEPARTS Thomson Bay Fuel Jetty, Rottnest Island
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure, as we leave promptly.
WHAT TO BRING Bring a camera, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. We suggest wearing comfortable clothing with a warm top, as it can get cool on the water. While the boat only travels a short distance, if you suffer from motion sickness it is recommended to take medication prior to arriving.
Tour fully-inclusive of complimentary beverages and chef-prepared seafood canapes.
Fishing is optional. All fishing equipment and bait is supplied, or you’re welcome to bring your own.

REQUEST A TOUR

 

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Rottnest’s waters are very healthy and productive for fishing, but there is no guarantee you will catch fish. We will, of course, help you as much as possible. During the West Coast demersal finfish closed season (15 October to 15 December 2019), under rules of the Department of Fisheries, our fishing tours will be restricted to allowable catch species only, with no demersal finfish to be caught and retained. We also offer deep-sea fishing trips for demersal fish (such as Dhufish) within season, however this requires a tailored itinerary. Please contact us to enquire.

All bookings subject to Rottnest Cruises’ Terms & Conditions.

  • 5 star ratingCatching Lobster and Seafood Cruise in Rottnest Island Very enjoyable and exciting cruise, free flow wines and we got a lot of lobsters. The seafood platter and lobsters are really delicious, worth to go.

    apple828pie
    30/01/2020
  • 5 star ratingtop notch Everyones very very friendly. And a nice bottomless wines.:) i think you should try it as anniversary/birthday treat.

    Sightseer61446571929
    06/05/2019
  • 5 star ratingUnique Island Beautiful quiet island. No private cars allowed.
    Only place on earth to see Quokkas. Suggest boat trip round island to see amazing sea life and seabirds

    Iwanderaboutabit
    05/04/2020
  • 4 star ratingWonderful experience A very comfortable boat, interesting and fun crew topped off with a fabulous lunch including many gluten free options. Highly recommend this special trip.

    Richard W
    02/12/2019
  • 5 star ratingAn absolute must do!!! One of the best ways to enjoy Rottnest, our oceans and seafood. Just sensational in every way. You will wish you could do this everyday.

    38kirsty
    22/01/2020
  • 5 star ratingWe loved it! We had the best time on this cruise! I have been on this twice now and it was just as good the second time around. We had a wonderful sunny day and calm waters which made it perfect for relaxing on the boat with plenty of beautiful local wine and delicious seafood. We caught lots of crays and was excited to eat them freshly cooked straight from the sea to the bbq to my plate! The food was cooked to perfection by the chef! I also tasted my first cray sashimi! Would recommend this to anyone who loves relaxing and eating amazing seafood.

    Michelle F
    23/02/2020