Who is CAVU?

Since 2019 CAVU hand-craft premium award-winning spirits brands pot-distilled with love, art and science in the hinterland rainforest of Australia’s beautiful, sub-tropical Sunshine Coast.

Our home and family-owned Australia Certified Organic Distillery is open 7 days a week for tours, tastings and great drinks.

Distributed in Australia by PROOF DRINKS AUSTRALIA and internationally, our passionate team work hard to support our customers and grow our brands. 

CAVU’s experienced and knowledgeable team also provides third party concept to consumer brand creation, distilling and manufacturing.

CAVU is an acronym for perfect weather – Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited – and perfectly captures co-founders Matt Hobson and Michael Conrad’s philosophy in both life and the business of crafting premium spirits and expressive brands… everything is possible.

Our Brands

Sunshine & Sons

Sunshine & Sons is about love, friendship, caring, listening, togetherness, warmth, and of course sunshine.

Sunshine & Sons is everything you love about our part of the world and everything we love about premium spirits. It’s the feeling of escape. Of what it’s like to get away. To be free. To share lazy, laid-back sub-tropical days and nights on any one of the coast’s incredible ocean beaches and long walks through rainforest cared for by the traditional custodians of the land, the Gubbi Gubbi people, for over 60,000 years.

When you know you are really in the best place on earth and in the place, you are meant to be with the people you love creating shared memories that will last a lifetime and shape you to be the very best version of your self.


Nil Desperandum

AUSTRALIA CERTIFIED ORGANIC rum made and matured on AUSTRALIA’S beautiful SUB-TROPICAL Sunshine Coast, a UNESCO recognized biosphere.

A UNIQUE TERROIR of soil, climate and place create rum like no other with a rich floral nose and bold flavors of ripe tropical fruit.

Molasses from sugar cane, organically grown on Queensland’s rich, fertile volcanic plains, is NATURALLY WILD FERMENTED with Woombye water, dunder and muck, then double POT DISTILLED and barrel AGED FOR A MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS in bourbon barrels emptied of sherry and port.

DELICIOUS. 100% pure unadulterated rum. NIL additives. NIL added sugar, sweeteners, caramel, glycerine, flavours, colours or chemicals.

4pm Spirits

We love to push the boundaries of distilling and experiment with diverse ingredients and flavour infusions. That’s why we decided to make Australian inspired spirits, using distinctively Australian ingredients. It’s 4pm somewhere!

Exclusively available in First Choice and Liquorland stores nationwide. 


Contact Us

Sales Enquiries:      sales@cavu.com.au

General Enquiries:   gday@cavu.com.au

CAVU Distilling Pty Ltd
PO Box 333
104 Nambour Connection Rd
Woombye Queensland 4559