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Whitsunday Islands Multi-day trips

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From Airlie Beach: 2-Day Whitsundays Sailing & Camping Trip

1. From Airlie Beach: 2-Day Whitsundays Sailing & Camping Trip

Discover the best of the Whitsunday Islands on this 2-day sail from Airlie Beach. Enjoy captivating snorkel excursions each day, visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed islands, and explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit locations such as Whitehaven Beach, Hook Island, Hayman Island, Border Island, and Whitsunday Island. Stop to snorkel at Luncheon Bay, Caves Cove, and Blue Pearl Bay. Sleep on a spacious maxi yacht on the first night and camp on one of the islands surrounding the Whitsundays on the second night. Help assist the crew by hoisting the mainsail and dropping anchor at each exciting destination. Alternatively, sit back and relax on the spacious deck and enjoy the view of the pristine Whitsunday Islands. Every evening, roll up your sleeves and help the crew prepare mouth-watering specialties like beef stew, spaghetti bolognese, fresh bread, green salad, pasta salads, and much more. Or, position yourself at the ship’s prow where you can watch the sky change from yellow to magenta as the sun sets.

Whitsunday Islands: 3-Day 2-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

2. Whitsunday Islands: 3-Day 2-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable 2-night adventure sailing experience while visiting Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout for up to 5 hours. Go on bush-walks, relax on pristine beaches, and explore up to 4 snorkeling sites. Experience magical Whitsundays sunset beach hangouts at Langford Island Sand Spit, Scrubhen Beach, and/or Chalkie's Beach. In the evenings, chill on deck with our crew and your new mates, have a few drinks, stargaze, and then let the calm water gently rock you to sleep. Return on the last day at approximately 3:30 PM. Straight after your tour, keep the adventure alive and meet your crew and fellow passengers for a catch up at the after-party in Airlie Beach.

Reef Sleep: 2-Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon & Gourmet Meals

3. Reef Sleep: 2-Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon & Gourmet Meals

Explore the Great Barrier Reef during the day, and sleep on an open deck during the night out at sea on this immersive reef experience. Watch the sunset over the water, enjoy gourmet food and watch the stars as you fall asleep. Travel on a high-speed, comfortable vessel 39 nautical miles from shore to the reef. The approximately 3-hour trip to the destination counts as its own sightseeing adventure. Spot whales at certain times of the year. Arrive at the permanently moored pontoon on Hardy Reef – one of the most spectacular stretches of the Great Barrier Reef. A coral wall, home to an ecosystem of magnificent corals and marine life, runs adjacent to the pontoon. Hundreds of fish species at Hardy Reef will surprise and delight you - especially the giant groper.   Explore the reef all day with your choice of swimming, snorkeling, and more. Curb your hunger with morning and afternoon tea and a sumptuous buffet lunch. As dusk approaches, watch for turtles who nibble at the seaweed around the pontoon. Watch the sunset while you sip your sundowner...the reef comes to life in the darkness of the night. Enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner and full use of the bar. Gaze at a gazillion stars from your comfy Reefbed on the top deck of the pontoon. Our Reefbeds are comfortable queen beds with snug bedding. On a clear night, you can sleep with the cover open — just you, the sea air, and the stars. Be lulled to sleep by the tranquility of being in the middle of the ocean. Enjoy a breakfast followed by more time exploring the reef. Embark on optional guided snorkeling and diving trips and visit very special spots. Get the chance to see Giant Maori Wrasse, spectacular coral formations, tropical fish, turtles, and reef sharks (not guaranteed). Choose to visit the underwater viewing chamber and look at the coral from the comfort of our semi-submersible vessel.

From Airlie Beach: Private Whitsundays 3 night trip by yacht

4. From Airlie Beach: Private Whitsundays 3 night trip by yacht

Jump onboard a fully skippered French yacht and set sail from Airlie Beach for 3 night adventure to the Whitsundays. Enjoy food on board, go snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters, and plan a unique itinerary with your crew that works for you. Be welcomed on board the boat with sunset nibbles and a glass of bubbles. Set sail across the Whitsunday Passage to begin your private experience. Settle into your en suite cabin and then head up to deck for a dinner under the stars of local produce. Tuck into items like Barramundi, fresh salads, crusty bread, and North Queensland tiger prawns. Take part in activities like walking up to Ngaro Cave to marvel at First Nations artwork. Look forward to a dedicated stop on Whitehaven to enjoy the island without the crowds. Luxuriate in the white silicate sand and splash around in the turquoise waters in sheltered bays when you're there. Visit the best spots to see beautiful coral reef fish and other marine creatures like manta rays and dolphins. Spend free time snorkeling or paddle boarding, and your afternoons sailing and relaxing. Make the most of your private experience by planning an itinerary tailored to your own interests. Take the opportunity to feed and swim alongside George the Maori Wrasse. At night, have peace of mind knowing your ship is moored in quiet anchorages.

Airlie Beach: Whitsunday Islands 2-Night Yacht Trip w/Meals

5. Airlie Beach: Whitsunday Islands 2-Night Yacht Trip w/Meals

Jump onboard MiLady, a 54ft French yacht to see the best of the Whitsundays with welcome onboard glass of bubbles and a tantalising platter and head out to see a tropical sunset and our first quiet anchorage. Depending on the wind and the tides, spend 3 hours on Whitehaven without the crowds. Swim in turquoise waters and luxuriate in the dazzling white silicate sands. And then board the vessel and sample our beautiful local cuisine North Queensland tiger prawns. Dinners includes reef fish or Tassie steak. All diets are catered for. The next anchorage and a beautiful snorkelling spot. You may visit our own snorkel trail where we help collect data for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Optional visit to an indigenous cave once inhabited by the seafaring Ngaro people. And there's always paddleboarding or more snorkelling.

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What people are saying about Whitsunday Islands

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 8 reviews

We had a great trip on the Avatar! The boat itself is lovely with massive areas you can relax and sunbathe on. The sleeping conditions although a bit hot are also fine for a boat. You’re the first people at Whitehaven beach for about 4 hours as you arrive at 7am which was amazing. As we left at 10.30 tonnes of boats arrived up so being there alone was really special. Also snorkelled in some cool spots. Food was great. Not really party boat in our experience, although this suited us! Constructive feedback would be that on the first day you don’t really do much. You get on at midday and we snorkelled at one spot for about an hour, then you are just on the boat for the rest of the day. If you don’t mind chilling it’s fine however another activity on the afternoon of the first day such as a beach visit or walk would have been welcomed. Apart from that, amazing trip with lovely chilled crew! Thank you.

This tour was incredible. The crew were fantastic, Joanna, Carter and the the skipper, Alex all went above and beyond to give us an unforgettable experience, in very testing conditions. despite the weather we had a very comfortable and safe time in a beautiful part of the world. Alex's knowledge and expertise of the area, Australia, and obviously sailing, which he shares with you is a huge bonus as well. The meals were amazing too. Very happy with the experience even though we came in the wet season, credit to the crew and especially the skipper. 10/10 would absolutely reccomend this tour as a must do, while in the whitsundays.

We had a special and unique experience. Alex and the crew- Carter and Dylan were great! They cooked us delicious food, explained everything to us, took us to amazing places to snorkel and took us to the stunningly beautiful beach of whitehaven island. The sleeping conditions were challenging, but we managed and slept well and they contributed to the experience! Many thanks to Ozsail for the amazing experience. We were with 3 children (5,8,11) and they also really enjoyed it!

We were a little unlucky with the weather, and then had a technical problem that reduced the amount of proper sailing we could do. It was nevertheless so much fun and worth the trip! Great crew and atmosphere on board (3-night trip on Condor).

Fantastic experience, can recommend anybody if possible to do this at least once in their live