- Unlimited (FREE) Rum Punch, Beer, Wine, and a Fruit & Cheese Platter provided by Inlet Affairs. We also have soft drinks and water on board at no additional charge!
- Bathroom on boats
- Cruise is approximately 1 hour in duration
- Wheelchair and stroller accessible
What to Bring
- Valid, Government Issued Photo I.D.
- Gratuities Customary
$35 per person
What to Expect on the Sunset Happy Hour Cruise
Our Myrtle Beach Sunset Happy Hour Cruises are simply the best! There is no better place to watch a Myrtle Beach sunset than from the deck of our boats ! The sunset hours are a magical time to be out on the water, with the winds calm, the sun turns golden and paints the sky in a palette of hues and colors that seem almost unreal. Join us for our Sunset Cruise while in Myrtle Beach & Murrells Inlet. Enjoy beautiful views and have a relaxing time. You’re on vacation.. live like it!
This slow paced sunset cruise begins at our private dock in Murrells Inlet. Guests board our vessel and gently cruise through the waters of Murrells Inlet, watching the sun slip behind the serene horizon. Have your picture taken. Enjoy Free Booze on this cruise with Beer, wine, punch are served. Cheese and fruit tray are served. This is a slow relaxing .! Enjoy the views, breathe in the fresh air, and have a great time on this relaxing boat cruise!
We operate (2) Boats
Our larger vessel is a 46 Newton USCG certified for 42 passengers but we limit the boat to 32 passengers for sunsets. The larger boat is wheelchair and stroller accessible and has a bathroom on board .
Our Second vessel is smaller 31′ Seaquest for more private groups and is USCG Certified for 25 passengers but we limit the boat to 15 passengers for sunsets. The 31′ Seaquest also has a bathroom on board. The smaller vessel is not wheelchair accessible and requires guest to step up into the vessel.
Both of our vessels operate at a reduced passenger count for Sunsets so that they are not overcrowded and we can offer great service to all guest onboard during the whole cruise.
Guests should consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whet her this ride is appropriate. Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions and/ or previous back or neck injury or any other medical condition should take particular caution when selecting this activity. Guests who have concerns should consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
Sunsets occur every evening! Due to mother nature, cloud cover or other atmospheric conditions, clear views of sunsets are not guaranteed. Please note that each activity must meet a minimum number of participants.
Frequently Asked Questions
What forms of payment are accepted?
We take VISA, Mastercard, debit cards and of course cash.
How do we find Express Watersports?
GPS: 4042 Highway 17 Business Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Smartphone: Type in “Express Watersports” in Maps
Click Here for Directions!
Do we need a reservation for the Sunset Cruise at Express Watersports?
Yes. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made online or by telephone 843-357-7777.
All reservations must arrive 30 minutes before departure time so that we may check your group in. At the time of departure if seats are available, we will then take walk-ins. If no seats are available, walk-ins will have to wait until the next scheduled departure. The US Coast Guard limits our passenger load.
What is the cancellation policy?
We require 24 hours notice of cancellation and you will not be charged. If you cancel within 24 hours or you are a No Show there is a charge for the full amount.
Do you have restrooms?
Yes. Express Watersports is a full service watersports center. We have restrooms at our location.
Is there a bathroom on board?
There is a full size bathroom on board the 46' Newton. A toilet is available on the 31' Seaquest upon demand.
Where do we park?
Express Watersports has free parking at our watersports center. No parking meters, no hassles. Please lock all valuables in your car.
What about weather conditions in Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet?
Weather conditions come and go in Myrtle Beach. The Captain may either cancel or delay a trip if weather conditions are unfavorable. Rain squalls usually move through quickly. If the Captain cancels the trip there is no charge. If you are able to reschedule we will try again next available time. If you prefer, we will give you a full refund.
How long is the cruise?
The Sunset Cruise is 1 hour.
What is the minimum age?
Any age may board. Keep in mind other Guests if your child is under the age of 3. South Carolina State Law restricts the consumption of alcohol to ages 21 and over.
What type of boat do you have?
Our vessel is a 46’ Newton and 16 feet wide. It is very stable in the ocean. There are upstairs and downstairs viewing areas. Guests may walk around or stand up if they prefer. We also have a 31' Seaquest as a secondary boat.
Is the boat covered?
Yes, partially. The boat has a cabin and sheltered deck for half of the boat and the other half is open to the sun. While some Guests prefer the sun, others like to be in a shaded area.
What about sea conditions?
This cruise stays in the calm waters of Murrells Inlet. This cruise does not go into the ocean. The Inlet is very calm.
What about sea sickness?
Guests may take Dramamine®, Bonine or any over the counter or prescription sea sickness medicine. Our watersports center does sell Dramamine. If Guests are prone to seasickness they should consult their physician.
Is the boat handicap accessible?
Yes! Our 46' Newton can accommodate wheelchairs which can be loaded on the boat. We are the only Myrtle Beach boat on the south end of Myrtle Beach that can do this. The 31' Seaquest is not handicap accessible.
What is included in this trip?
Free rum punch, white wine, fruit and cheese tray, soft drinks and water.
Is smoking allowed on board?
No! We do not allow smoking on the boat.
Is the Tour narrated?
No. The Sunset Cruise is music, relaxation and enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the Sunset.
What should I wear?
Casual summertime clothes. In the spring and fall we recommend a light jacket.
Can we tip the Captain?
Captains and their crew work for tips.
What is the season for the Sunset Cruise?
At Express Watersports our Sunset Cruises run from March to November.