Coastline Cruise Mooloolaba - The largest, most comfortable cruise option

Coastline Cruise

Coastline Cruise on whale one

The sunshine coast’s LARGEST and most comfortable cruise option

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Meeting point: Sunreef at The Wharf, Mooloolaba

Price: Adults $59, Concession $49, Children $29, infants Free


Step on board The Sunshine Coast’s largest and most comfortable cruise vessel Whale One. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sunshine Coast while in total luxury and comfort on board the Ocean Coastline Cruise with Sunreef. Learn about the rich history and culture of the region while enjoying a 5-star quality meal by The Hatted Chef and soak up views of the stunning mountain-cut skyline over a refreshing drink!   

the vessel

After check in for your Ocean Coastline Cruise with Sunreef at The Wharf Mooloolaba, you will board the iconic Whale One. Previously owned by Steve Irwin, this 2-story catamaran has been completely transformed into the Sunshine Coast’s most luxurious cruising option. Whale One is the only 2 story vessel capable of taking up to 120 passengers out to sea in total comfort.

The spacious vessel is equipped with 2 fully licensed bars to ensure your thirst is quenched while you take in the views of the Sunshine Coast.  360-degree range of vantage points around the vessel ensures you won’t miss a thing. As you board you will be served your pre-ordered meal by The Hatted Chef of either a 12 hour smoked wagyu brisket/pulled pork/pulled brisket or risotto of creamy pumpkin or wild mushroom to enjoy while the vessel gently makes its way down the river. Meals are pre-purchased only and are not included in the ticket price.

the itinerary

Once we exit the river and commence cruising in the open sea you will take in uninterrupted views from Mooloolaba to Coolum. During this time our friendly crew will provide insightful commentary about the local area and its rich history. You will learn the history of Mooloolaba, Point Cartwright and the Glass House Mountains and discover the ancient dreamtime legends and modern-day marvels of the mysterious Old Woman Island while gently cruising the Sunshine Coast’s stunning coastline. 

Upon heading home, it is time for you to grab your final photos of the coast while soaking up the views heading southward. Once we enter the river, it’s last drinks before disembarking back at The Wharf Mooloolaba and saying farewell until your next immersive experience with Sunreef.  

Check in & Boarding

Check in for the Ocean Coastline Cruise starts at Sunreef on the Wharf Mooloolaba at the time outlined on your confirmation email or text. When you arrive, we will see you at our check in desk and provide you boarding passes before you line up to board the vessel.

Cruise Terms and Conditions

Trip confirmations: We will send out an email and text message the day before your Ocean Coastline Cruise around 3:30 pm to inform you of the status of the trip and its departure time. If you do not receive the text message and email you must call us on +61 7 5444 5656. We will not call you to confirm receipt of the messages.

Parking: The Wharf complex has 4 hour parking available, however you will need to find suitable parking for the tour you are on as some of our trips will be over 4 hours. There are some unlimited parking spaces available outside of The Wharf Mooloolaba / SEA Life car park, however please keep in mind especially if you are on an 11:30 am or later trip that parking can get very busy. Please give yourself at least 15-20 minutes for parking. You can find a parking map of The Wharf Mooloolaba here.

What to bring: Feel free to wear what you would like for this event, there are inside/outside areas and it it protected. We are aware that some may be wearing stiletto heels, ladies please note that you will be asked to wear heel protectors on your shoes. Please ensure you have your personal medications with you (e.g. asthmatics, heart disease, anaphylaxis, etc.).

NO alcohol is to be taken on or carried off the vessel. All vessels are non-smoking.

Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access available on any of our vessels.

We have a 72-hour cancellation and rebooking policy. If we, the Sunreef staff, cancel the cruise, a full refund will be offered. A cancellation by you, the customer, made less than 72-hours prior to departure incurs a 100% cancellation fee (NO REFUNDS). A “no show” on the day also attracts 100% cancellation fee.