Just cruise along listening to a song…

This is a magic way to spend a couple of hours on the water. The Salt Water Eco Tours crew will take care of you every step of the way and share stories and music from the time of the dreaming. Sip on a cocktail with a bush twist, take some local bush tucker and just listen to the wind whistle past you. These short cruises leave from Marloolaba and take just a few hours so you have plenty of time to take your holi-day at a nice slow pace.

So why Salt Water Eco Tours?

Launched in early 2020, Saltwater Eco Tours realises the vision of Simon Thornalley, a young Indigenous man of Torres Strait Island descent who was born on the Sunshine Coast and introduced to his sailing lifestyle by his parents who were world class sailors and environmentalists themselves. That vision was to establish a unique tourism experience that would inspire a deeper connection to Indigenous culture and the ocean. Simon turned that vision into reality by offering unique marine experiences on board a beautifully restored 113-year old timber sailing vessel “Spray of the Coral Coast”. 

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Sunset Cruise With Live Music

Unwind with your friends and family on the ultimate Sunshine Coast Sunset Tour. 

Book your sunset tour
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Native Bushfoods And Seafood Cruise

A relaxed lunchtime experience with delicious local ingredients and bush tucker flavours. 

Cruise & Indulge
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Saltwater Cultural Tour

Forge a deeper connection to maritime history, the beautiful Mooloolah River and Indigenous Culture

Book your cultural tour

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