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Explore Group - Hamilton Star Dining

| Hamilton Island Marina, 4803, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Not as good as the Denison Star

On the strength of our wonderful experience in 2016 on the Denison star we booked this trip again... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Amazing evening

Sunset drinks and canapés on the top deck while watching the sunset over the islands followed by an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alana D
via mobile
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For a dining experience like no other, step aboard M.V. Hamilton Star and indulge all of your senses. Relax with a cocktail and appetisers, watch the shoreline slip by and marvel at a Whitsundays sunset during a leisurely cruise to a secluded bay. While at anchor, you'll be treated to the culinary creations from the Hamilton Star's gourmet galley - a sumptuous three-course dinner prepared fresh on board. Top off your experience with a nightcap whilst experiencing the magic of the Whitsundays from any of our outdoor areas aboard the M.V Hamilton Star...
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dinner cruise” (38 reviews)
“denison star” (66 reviews)
“top deck” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Hamilton Island Marina, 4803, Australia
+61 7 4946 9664
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On the strength of our wonderful experience in 2016 on the Denison star we booked this trip again. The Denison Star id no more and has been replaced by a modern plastic and mirrors boat. This was our first disappointment. This new boat has no...More

1  Thank ealdings
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sunset drinks and canapés on the top deck while watching the sunset over the islands followed by an absolutely amazing 3 course dinner down on the lower deck with your own ocean view. The staff were all brilliant, well worth every dollar.

Thank Alana D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a delicious lunch onboard the Hamilton Star. The staff were all lovely, very accommodating and attentive. Recommend the seafood to start and the lamb for main.....oh and the Tyrell Semillon was the best wine we tasted on Hamilton Island by...More

Thank Mph_Westcliff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful experience. A beautiful night watching an amazing sunset from the top deck. When the wind blew strongly and we headed back early it didn’t dampen the great atmosphere. Alina and Quentin were fantastic hosts and they anticipated your every need. Skipper...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spoil ourselves every year with a cruise and dinner on the Hamilton Star. Hamilton Star is the replacement ship for the Denison Star of which we hired for our wedding in 2015... Same fabulous crew, awesome atmosphere and probably the best food we have had...More

Thank aplissrotts1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this dinner cruise! The food was sensational, and the staff friendly and chatty. The skipper was very knowledgeable about the island and was interesting to hear about the recent cyclone and a little about the island itself. Again - the food was incredible!!...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We did the explore group sunset dinner cruise during our recent stay at hamilton island. We were lucky because there were only 3 other couples on the cruise and we had plenty of room to move around. We enjoyed the sunset from the top deck...More

1  Thank paul e
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We took the Sunset Dining Cruise as a birthday present for my husband and we loved every minute of the trip. The staff were fantastic and the delicious canapes, fresh oysters, fresh prawns and pulled pork went down a treat. We had a lovely nook...More

1  Thank kimkath61
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A great experience - and great service. Thoroughly enjoyed the 3-course meal moored in one of the alco's around the Whitsunday's. Gives you a different perspective of the layout of the Whitsundays - and of course - the sunset is a great romantic experience (shared...More

1  Thank kylemiller2
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Went on the cruise with my partner during our baby moon. The staff went out of their way to accomodate us. The food was spectacular and the service matched. What a great boat in a beautiful paradise. Highly recommend

Thank Hedgemania8
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Questions & Answers
9 November 2016|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Hi there, Explore offer options for most dietary requirements, if you're booking online we recommend you give our office a call (07) 4946 9664, and they will be able to list your requirements for the night. If you can make... More
8 April 2016|
Response from David R | Property representative |
Hi there - apologies but due to the nature of the sunset cruise we do not cater for children under 8 yrs. We offer a two hour sightseeing cruise Tues/Thurs/Sat/Sunday for children of all ages including infants David
23 February 2016|
Response from David R | Property representative |
Cruise duration is between 3 to 4 hours and bookings can be made by calling us on 07-49469664 or emailing us but Trip Advisor don't not permit me providing our email address or website in our reply