A Sunset & Wildlife Cruise, in just one cruise? Yes, that is correct! Our Sunset & Wildlife Cruises are a must do! You will be taken on a two hour journey around the Johnstone River, experiencing amazing views and discovering the beautiness of the biodiversity! The Johnstone River is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife, such as cassowaries and the iconic salt-water crocodiles!

Get ready to be amazed by the beautiful wildlife that call the Johnstone River, home! Not only that, but how about the beautiful sunset you will experience on this cruise!? A sight you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Watch the sky light up with a beautiful array of colours, but don’t forget to also keep an eye out for the wildlife! Two amazing attractions in just one cruise! Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera along to this cruise, as you certainly would want to take heaps of photos of the amazing sunset and the wildlife spotted!

Add a little something to your cruise, with complimentary wine and beer available for your convenience. Our bar is fully licensed venue! There is a variety of beverages available on board, such as beer, wine and spirits! Softdrink and water are also available!

We can guarantee you will thoroughly enjoy the sunset cruise. Book a Sunset & Wildlife cruise today!


The beautiful Johnstone River

An abundance of wildlife such as cassowaries and crocodiles

Picturesque views of the town and the Johnstone River

Beautiful sunsets

360 view of the river

Friendly staff with great customer service


Make your way on board Snapping Tours right along the Innisfail Wharf, just behind Walla’s Fish & Chips. We will depart the wharf and make our way towards the mouth of the Johnstone River, where you will experience iconic wildlife and an amazing sunset over the highest mountain in Queensland; Mount Bartle Frere.


Complimentary beer & wine upon entry

Complimentary snacks

2 hour calm water river cruise

Toilet & wash area

Great music

Great Sunsets


Every Thursday & Saturday at 5:30pm

From October to April


Adults: $40 per person

Child (4-15yrs): $20 per person

Whole vessel hire (1-30 people): $1050

Infants (0-4yrs)l: Free


Q: How many people can I invite?

A: The vessel caters for a maximum of 28 people for group bookings.

Q: How many people do I need, in order to have the boat to ourselves?

A: We have a set fee for the hire of the vessel, so you can have any number of people, as long as it does not exceed 28 people.

Q: Do we do group discounts?

A: Yes, Please contacts us by email or phone to find out more about group discounts.

Q: Can I bring food?

A: Yes you are welcome to bring your own food.

Q: Can I bring my own alcoholic beverages?

A: No, since we are a fully licensed venue and have beverages available on board at a cheap price.

Q: If I hire the whole vessel, how long does the cruise go for?

A: Your cruise will go for 2 hours  but once we dock back alongside the wharf, the bar will be open until late.

Q: Can we start the tours later than 5:30pm?

A: Yes, as long as you hire the whole vessel.

Q: We will see wildlife?

A: Our sunset/wildlife cruise give you a great chance to spot crocodiles and other wildlife from September to May, We do recommend our 10:30 am cruise for wildlife from May to September.

Q: Where are we located?

A: In Innisfail, Only 1 hour from Cairns, 40 minutes from Mission Beach & 3 hours from Townsville

PLEASE NOTE: October to May are the summer months in Innisfail. The chances of spotting Salt Water Crocodiles are 50/50, due to the water being warmer, making it harder to spot Salt Water Crocodiles in the wild. Our crew will always do their best to spot crocodiles for our customers, but we cannot guarantee that we will spot one during the warmer weather months. Please be aware of this.