About SunQuest Cruises

SunQuest Cruises


One of the top things to do in Destin Florida 

SunQuest Cruises specializes in unforgettable memories on the water for all occasions – engagements, holidays, Destin weddings, meetings or simply a memorable dinner. Celebrating its 15th successful year of business, SunQuest Cruises is a locally owned and operated company in the Destin Florida area. Owner James Murray and his entire team are hands-on throughout the daily operations of dinner cruises, Destin Florida weddings, group cruises and meetings. Our team consists of experienced wedding planners, chefs and serving staff who make customer service their number one priority.

best destin florida restaurants tripadvisor 2019SunQuest Cruises have been recognized as one of the top seafood restaurants in Destin Florida based on reviews from Tripadvisor as well as one of the top things to do in Sandestin Florida. The SOLARIS dinner cruises have been the recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award for 6 consecutive years, based on customer reviews on our service, quality of food, ambiance, overall experience and value.We have also been recognized as one of the best Destin wedding venues in the area. Our client reviews have earned us the Knot’s Best of Weddings award for the past 9 consecutive years as well as the Knot’s Weddings Hall of Fame and WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice awards. 

The SOLARIS is a custom-built, 125’ dining and entertainment yacht boasting three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. Rated as one of the top things to do in Destin, SOLARIS dinner and dancing cruises are scheduled weekly and year-round. SOLARIS dinner and dancing cruises are catered to everyone – whether it’s a delicious meal for two on our public sunset dinner and dancing cruises or an elaborate Destin wedding out at sea.The SOLARIS yacht is docked at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering guests a convenient and all-inclusive experience with accommodations and transportation available just steps away from the yacht.

SunQuest Cruises’ team goes above and beyond to make every guest’s experience amazing and unforgettable. From birthday and anniversary packages to all-inclusive Destin wedding packages to inspiring meeting spaces, SunQuest Cruises offers flexible and creative options for any occasion. We can configure the weather-proof SOLARIS yacht venue to any arrangement on one or all three of the decks. Enjoy an all-inclusive experience as our team can handle all of your event / wedding planning, custom decor, creative flowers, catering, entertainment and rental needs. We can even assist with Destin Beach Weddings and off–site catering.

Our award-winning wedding and event planners are local experts who have been planning events in the Destin area for over 17 years. SunQuest Cruises has built relationships with reputable local businesses to offer our guests the best event experience. We have planned hundreds of meetings, group events, Destin yacht weddings and beach weddings with people as far away as the other side of the country. Our team is known for being readily available, having an intrinsic attention to detail, being flexible, planning for the unexpected, maximizing budgets and going above and beyond.

All SOLARIS sunset dinner cruises include coastal cuisines and decadent meals prepared by our Executive Chef. All meals are freshly prepared on-board the SOLARIS galley. Our chef and his team only use the finest ingredients and fresh local Gulf seafood to showcase authentic Emerald Coast flavors. Attention to detail and presentation is just as important as the food itself. Our entire team will work with you on your event menu or collaborate with you on a creative, custom menu. 



Happy Customers

“Awesome Sunset Dinner & Dancing Experience! –  From the moment we took our photo, prior to stepping on board until we ported back – our experience was fabulous! We were celebrating our 24th year anniversary! Great people, food was delicious, sunset was gorgeous, and the music/DJ was very entertaining…we danced and sang, and requested all types of songs. The value for what we received was exceptional – Would definitely recommend!”

- Jeannie

” Wedding Bliss! – First off, not only myself but my guests were thoroughly impressed with the venue. How can you beat a emerald water skyline for your entire wedding? Julie “The Wedding Coordinator” was professional, easy to work with, pleasant to talk to, and handled every detail. Entrees were served to perfection. Each aspect of the evening went off flawlessly. Music and lighting handled by the in-house DJ and the crew members on the boat. We can’t thank you enough SunQuest Cruises for making our day, the perfect one. Love all around!”
- Sharidy