Moonshadow Dinner Cruise

Twilight Dinner Cruise – Nelson Bay

Moonshadow Dinner Cruise

Moonshadow Dinner Cruise

Moonshadow Cruises Twilight Dinner Cruise is the perfect dining experience for all occasions. Enjoy appetisers on arrival, followed by a modern Australian buffet featuring a large variety of seafood, Hunter meats and vegetarian options. Tempting desserts, tea & coffee are also included. All meals are prepared fresh onboard by our talented chefs.

Dance the night away with fabulous live entertainment and purchase a drink from one of two fully licensed bars. Two decks of indoor restaurant style seating plus an alfresco top deck to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and moonrises. Keep an eye out for the dolphins who love to ride the bow waves.

Vessel: Moonshadow Explorer or Moonshadow V Supercats – Restaurant style indoor seating, triple 360 degree viewing decks, open sundeck and bow areas, licensed bars (including cocktail bar Moonshadow V), dance floor – and Moonshadow V & Explorer are air conditioned and heated.

Please note on Friday and Saturday nights from 1 November to 23 December each year our Twilight Dinner Cruise is 4 hours in duration and has additional charges. We do have an early drop off option available at 10.00pm during the 4 hour cruise, should you not wish to stay aboard for the full 4 hour cruise duration.  Wednesday evenings during November & December are the standard cruise and prices.


Rates valid from Wednesday 1 April 2015 to Thursday 31 March 2016:

2.5 Hour Cruise with Dinner $69.00 $25.50 $63.00 $43.00 $FREE $163.50
4 Hour Cruise with Dinner (Fri/Sat in Nov/Dec) $75.00 $31.50 $69.00 $49.00 $FREE $181.50

To make a booking, contact us on (02) 4981 3400 or click here to make a pre-booking.

Venue Location

Departs Dock ‘C’, d’Albora Marina, Teramby Road Nelson Bay

Cruise / Tour Times

Boarding commences at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm departure on:
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings from October through till end of April school holidays.

Then only Saturday evenings only May to September with boarding commences at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm departure

2.5 Hours
4hrs Fri/Sat in Nov/Dec


Child (4 to 14 years)
Children under 4 years complimentary
Family (2 adults 2 children)

Dresscode / What to Bring
• Smart Casual Dress Code
• Sensible heals for the ladies
• Camera
• Dress warmer for winter months


On Arrival

Starter platter with a platter of marinated fetta cheese, sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives,
croutes & water crackers with spicy capsicum dip & hummus.

Main Buffet

  • Fresh Port Stephens Oysters with Lemon & Dipping Sauce
  • King Prawns with Thousand Island Dressing Salt & Pepper Squid with Sichuan pepper, chilli flakes, lime & coriander Panko herb crumbed fish fillets with salsa of baby capers, diced tomatoes, parley, marinated lightly with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice
  • Hot Buttered Chats Potatoes with Rosemary & Sea Salt
  • Green Peas & Cumin Pilaf
  • Steamed Seasonal Vegetables
  • Penne Pasta with pan fired mushroom and leek served in a creamy white wine sauce with fresh parmesan
  • Coconut Beef with Lime & Thai Spices
  • Marinate Chicken Fillet with Satay or Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Fresh Crusty Bread Rolls
  • Tossed Lettuce Salad with Fetta, Olive & Spanish Onion
  • Traditional Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons, Shaved Parmesan, Bacon & Creamy Dressing
  • Bean thread glass noodles tossed with Asian sprouts,baby corn & Thai herb dressing

And to Finish the Evening

  • A Tempting Selection of Desserts
  • Tea & Coffee

****Sample Menu – Subject to change according to availability****

To make a booking, contact us on (02) 4981 3400 or click here to make a pre-booking.