McHenry Cruise: 6 MARCH

We’ve partnered with McHenry Distillery to bring you an early-evening cruise showcasing McHenry's delicious craft gins.

Cruise Macquarie Harbour in ‘Whisper Mode’ aboard Spirit of the Wild while enjoying craft gin cocktails, gin tastings, canapés and spectacular scenery.

Chat with craft distiller, Bill McHenry, sample his signature gins, hear the secrets of his creations and learn how to best mix, sip and pair a gin.

Highlights and inclusions:   

  • Two nautical-inspired gin cocktails prepared by Bill McHenry
  • Selection of chef-prepared canapés including Tasmanian oysters. Full menu listed below
  • One complimentary beer or wine  
  • Cruise to Hells Gates at the mouth of Macquarie Harbour
  • Take in the magnificent harbour and ocean views from one of three viewing decks or from the comfort of a seat

What do I need to know? 

  • Cruise check-in is 3.30pm for a 4pm departure
  • This cruise will have no designated seating, meaning you are free to move around the vessel as you please
  • Price includes two gin cocktails, gin tastings, canapés and one beer or wine 
  • Additional beverages and snacks can be purchased throughout the cruise


Date: Saturday 6 March
Cruise time: 4pm – 6pm
Price: $95 per person

Please call Gordon River Cruises directly via 6471 4300. Bookings are essential.


Gin Cocktail and Canapé Menu

Gimlet – gin and lime juice, sure to cure the scurvy!
Negroni - gin, vermouth rosso and Campari

Gin and tonic Tasmanian oysters
Asian infused chicken bao bun with Vietnamese slaw and hoi sin sauce
Smoked salmon arancini with chipotle aioli  
Prawn dumpling with soy and chilli dipping sauce
Cucumber gazpacho shots with McHenry Gin drunken almonds


More about McHenry Distillery

McHenry Distillery is the Southern-most whisky and gin distillery, renowned for their premium spirits and now enjoyed around the world.

The distillery is located at Port Arthur, perched on the edge of this great southern continent and laced with rain and wild weather. The rain-fed springs at the distillery became the heart of the developing spirit and are surely the reason the distillery has received rave reviews from spirit judges. Click here to visit their website.


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