Milbi Sunset Cruise with Local Aboriginal Guide
1 hour 30 minutes
On this 90 minute Eco Tour of the Great Sandy Straits you will encounter the ultimate cultural experience. This cruise features and highlights the amazing and wonderful ways of the Traditional Land and Sea Custodians. With your local Butchulla guide aboard sharing the many aspects of his culture you will be enchanted by the sounds of the didgeridoo as the sun sinks beneath the horizon.Cruise the spectacular Great Sandy Straits aboard the Milbi (Butchulla for Sea Turtle) while enjoying fresh local king prawns, canapes, and a glass of champagne. The iconic Urangan Pier is the backdrop for your alluring sunset cruise.Hear the legendary tales of the Butchulla people of K’Gari (Fraser Island) and surrounds. Discover the Butchulla names and meanings of significant local landmarks, before stepping ashore on Weenandan (Round Island). As the sun sinks beneath the horizon, take a walk in the footsteps of the Butchulla people. Experience the unique coastal lifestyle, uncover the traditional fishing methods and food gathering techniques, whilst listening to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. Viewing the marine life and coral reef through the Milbi’s beautifully lit moon pool is an incredible experience and one not to be missed. Gently cruise back to the harbour under the canopy of the stars, and relax with the easy listening music.Departs Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina at 4.30pm durning Winter and 5.00pm during Summer.Duration 1.5hrs. Complimentary glass of champagne and canapés included.