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Feel the freedom. Real sailing aboard a luxury 50ft catamaran, from 3 hour daytime, sunset, and overnight cruises on our beautiful harbour, or extended sailing cruises from 4 – 14 days to the Tiwi Islands, The Kimberley coastline, East Timor, The Spice Islands and beyond.

Why Sail Darwin? We have a bigger boat, a better boat, and we do real sailing!


- 50 ft (15m) catamaran
- Twin hulls provide for maximum stability, safety, & comfort
- Fully airconditioned inside
- Over 100 square metres of deck space
- Authentic sailing under wind
- Opportunity to participate in sailing activities
- Opportunity to spend the night on board
- Includes dinner - BYO drinks - eskies & ice provided
- Knowledgable, experienced & friendly crew, all long-term Darwin locals

A sunset cruise on Darwin harbour is a must for every visitor to Darwin – join us for our signature Sunset Dinner Sail. This is a great opportunity to get out on the harbour, watch amazing sunsets, enjoy fabulous food and just to experience that feeling of freedom that being under sail brings.

Alternatively join us for a daytime sail, an overnight stay, or a longer getaway , from 3 days to 3 weeks to the Tiwi Islands, Bynoe Harbour, The Kimberley coastline, East Timor and beyond.

**ALSO AVAILABLE FOR FISHING CHARTERS : Sundancer is an exceptional mothership** Sundancer NT is a 15m x 8m aluminium catamaran specifically designed for cruising in tropical conditions. Fully air-conditioned through-out, Sundancer NT has 4 double cabins and 4 single bunks and can comfortably accommodate 12 guests for extended perio


Adventure sailing about a 50ft luxury catamaran

Designed for exploring the remote Northern Territory coast and limited to small groups we offer a personalised experience with opportunities to enjoy the diversity of the Territory’s marine life, including dolphins, crocodiles, barramundi, mud crabs, turtles and an array of bird life.

Our aim is to leave guests with an exceptional “real sailing” experience and memories to take home, in comfort and safety aboard Sundancer NT.

Enthusiastic guests are welcome to assist the crew in settings the sails, taking the helm, and learning the ropes under the patient and expert eye of our skipper Dave, who is a certified Yachtmaster trainer.


Get a taste of our beautiful harbour, 10 times bigger than Sydney Harbour, with our signature SUNSET DINNER SAIL, a 3 hour cruise that includes free delicious dinner and soft drinks aboard. If you're lucky we'll have a pod of dolphins join us, surfing the bow wave. And of course you'll witness some of the most spectacular sunset skies you’ll ever see from the best location in town, aboard Sundancer 50ft catamaran.

We also offer a daytime sail that takes us WHERE THE WIND BLOWS. If you like the idea of sailing with the wind; an uncrowded easy-going atmosphere; feeling the sun, salt and wind on your skin; the opportunity to spot dolphins, dugongs, turtles, and crocodiles; sharing fabulous food; and a very friendly and knowledgeable crew, then this is the cruise for you!


HEAVENS ABOVE: Spend the night aboard in a private air-conditioned cabin, or swag it on deck under a sky of diamonds.

- Stargazing away from the city lights
- Comfortable accommodation with private amenities
- Sensational sunrises over the ocean
- Do as much or as little as you like – fish, sail, read, relax, sleep
- Return feeling refreshed, invigorated, and relaxed.

Longer Cruises

We offer a range of longer cruises from 2 days to 3 weeks, including the Tiwi Islands, the Kimberley Coastline, Coburg Peninsula, East Timor, and The Spice Islands (Indonesia). Please visit our website for details,


  • Adult Retreat
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar/ Cocktail Lounge
  • Barbeque
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Breakfast
  • Groups Welcome
  • Ice
  • Internet Access
  • Licenced
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Meals Available
  • Microwave
  • No Pets
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Private Bathroom
  • Retreat
  • Self contained

Map & Directions

DOCK 1 Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin NT 0800, Australia


DOCK 1 Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin NT 0800, Australia


Cancellation Policy

Bookings are not refundable but are transferable to another person or another sailing session. ABSOLUTELY 100% !! No changes or cancellations on day of travel. Vessel leaves at promptly at departure time. Do not miss the boat!

All bookings are subject to tides weather conditions and minimum numbers. Full refund will be issued in case of cancellation of any cruise by Sail Darwin.


Always wanted to get to East Timor but never quite got around to it? Now is your chance! Join us for the Darwin to Dili Rally in July 2014 - an absolutely amazing adventure and an opportunity to help out Australias nearest neighbour. Sail with us and experience Timor Leste up close and personal - the beauty, the colours, the music, the landscape, the generosity, the smiles, and most of all, the people. Youll take home memories to last a lifetime. Learn more at


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