Cruise Through Thanksgiving in Destin Fla

 Thanksgiving Buffets in Destin on the Water – Enjoy a Cornucopia of Thanksgiving Cuisines on SOLARIS Yacht Cruises

Lunch and Dinner Buffet Cruises Offer a Memorable Family Experience


Celebrate Thanksgiving in Destin Florida on the water on SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin on Thursday, November 26. Guests will enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet including a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines, with the lunch cruise from 12-2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6-8 pm.
“What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving on the Emerald Coast than on the water? We offer the most relaxing and unforgettable Thanksgiving experience as you let us do all the cooking and cleaning,” said James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises.  “Just sit back, relax with family and take in the beautiful sights and great food. No crowds, no worries.”
Cruise past the crowded Destin restaurants and enjoy a lavish buffet on the water. Forget the crowded grocery store, the hours of preparation and stacks of dishes. Just come aboard SOLARIS, count your blessings and leave the cooking to us.
The journey begins as guests are greeted on-board by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the 125’ SOLARIS yacht. Whether it’s inside the elegant dining room with panoramic windows or on the open air decks, all seating on the SOLARIS yacht offers breathtaking scenic views of the beautiful local waters and landscape.
The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare all meals aboard the yacht’s galley. The lavish Thanksgiving Buffet includes a Herb-roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Maple Ham, Southern Succotash, Baked Gulf Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce, Green Bean Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Casserole and an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving Desserts.
The Thanksgiving celebration continues through the weekend as the SOLARIS offers public dinner cruises on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 6-9 pm. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, located at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 – $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet. Reservations are required for Destin Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner Cruises or by calling 850.650.2519.

About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces.  The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for Destin weddings/receptions , holiday parties, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by readers of The Knot for six consecutive years. For more information, visit or call 850.650.2519.
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Cruise through a relaxing and memorable Thanksgiving Lunch or Dinner Buffet
on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin.



Father’s Day in Destin Florida | SOLARIS Lunch Cruise

As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, SunQuest Cruises’s SOLARIS yacht offers an unforgettable Emerald Coast experience for Father’s Day. Dad is the guest of honor on the SOLARIS Father’s Day Lunch Cruise on Sunday, June 21st from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. The SOLARIS chefs are preparing a three-course menu featuring coastal cuisines as Dad enjoys the fresh breezes and magnificent ocean views from a 125 foot yacht.
“We take the everyday lunch to another level as you cruise the open waters and enjoy some of Dad’s favorite meals including tender Baby Back Ribs and fresh seafood,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “It’s all about giving Dad an experience he’ll never forget.”
The SOLARIS Father’s Day Lunch Cruise begins with a warm greeting from the SOLARIS captain as guests explore all three indoor and outdoor decks, including the full-service bar and open air sky deck. Take in the sunshine, panoramic views and coastal breezes as the SOLARIS leisurely cruises the local waters.
The three-course meal starts with hot Garlic and Herb bread knots. Entrée choices include tender Coffee and Fresh Herb-rubbed Baby Back Ribs, Fresh Gulf Swordfish Steak, Gulf Shrimp Kabobs, Fresh Rosemary Baked Chicken Breast and more. Children’s menu features country-style Chicken Tenders with macaroni and cheese and fresh vegetables. The culinary adventure concludes with Chef’s choice of dessert.
The price, including a two-hour cruise and three-course meal, is $58 per adult, $35 per child and $18 for children under 3. Boarding begins at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 21stwith cruise from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. The SOLARIS is docked at the Baytowne Marina at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Make your reservations here or call 850.650.2519.
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South Walton’s First Eco-Dolphin Cruises

Time is precious – especially when you are on vacation. Instead of spending your time in traffic, spend it on the water as you cruise past the traffic into Destin. Park it at the Sandestin resort and embark on South Walton’s first and only dolphin cruise!
SunQuest Cruises is pleased to offer the only dolphin cruise in South Walton on the 125-foot SOLARIS yacht. SOLARIS Eco-Dolphin Sunset Cruises will take place weekly through the summer from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina.
“Our location within the Sandestin resort offers a convenient option for South Walton visitors and residents to enjoy a family-friendly dolphin cruise,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “This cruise is relaxing, educational, entertaining and a memorable experience for all ages.”
SOLARIS Eco-Dolphin Sunset Cruises begin with optional appetizers and cocktails from the full-service bar while everyone explores all three indoor and outdoor decks of the5,200-square foot yacht. Guests can enjoy the coastal breezes from the open-air sky deck or panoramic views from the air-conditioned areas as the SOLARIS cruises into the sunset in search of native dolphins.
The SOLARIS Eco-Dolphin Sunset Cruise includes intermittent narration about the history of Sandestin and the South Walton area. Patrons will also learn entertaining facts about the local sea life. Guests can relax to island-themed music while the SOLARIS leisurely cruises the local waters under the sun-kissed sky.
Prices for the SOLARIS Eco-Dolphin Sunset Cruise are $38.50 for adults and $20.50 for children, excluding appetizers and cocktails. Weekly schedules vary. For specific cruise dates and required reservations, visit or call 850.650.2519.

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