Sail on a yacht that has been a successful racing yacht on the Queensland coast. This yacht is a little different in that it has a lot more twin and double accommodation. perfect for couples or people travelling together.
The Whitsunday Islands are most easily accessed from the town of Airlie Beach on the Queensland coast.
When someone says Australia what do you think of? The Great Barrier Reef? Beaches? We think of Whitehaven beach on Whitsunday Island. The pristine white sand, like flour crunching under your toes with every footstep you take. The clear blue water rippling as you see small fish swimming by. Whitehaven Beach is a paradise. The first look you get of the area as you walk up the Hill Inlet to the look out point is a sight you will remember forever.
This collection of islands called the Whitsundays offer sheltered sailing conditions and access to the Great Barrier Reef. There are a number of resorts on the islands or the islands can be visited on sailing or day trips from the mainland. Out of the 74 islands the majority are uninhabited, leaving lots of lush green wild spaces popping up from the crystal clear blue sea as you sail by.
Tours that start from the Airlie Beach and take you out to the wonderful Whitsundays include full day sailing trips to the islands and Whitehaven Beach, the iconic white sand beach. We have a fast boat called Ocean Rafting that gets you to Whitehaven Beach fast for plenty of time to enjoy.
Then there are our amazing overnight sailing adventures around the Whitsundays. Longer tours that take in snorkelling on the reef, sailing around the islands and sleeping on a boat under the stars. Our 2 day 2 night sailing trips around the Whitsundays are mostly filled with fun out at sea, we have boats with waterslides, stand up paddle boards and Kayaks. Plenty to keep you and your new friends occupied when you have finished with snorkelling and turtle spotting.
If you have a little while to relax and enjoy in the East Coast why not take a 3 day 2 night Whitsundays sailing tour and spend more time seeing what the Whitsundays has to offer, peace, beauty and tranquility.
The Whitsundays is number 1 on the bucket list of Australian East Coast Adventures and its easy to see why. Come to Queensland and experience it for yourself.
Sail the Whitsunday Islands over two days on the maxi yacht Siska which has 4 double rooms and 14 single bunks. A great boat for the under 35 year olds.
Experience an impressive 2 day 2 night Maxi Sailing Adventure which are designed for for 18 - 35s and young at heart travellers. With a fantastic racing history, Boomerang is sure to give you a thrilling adventure! Originally built in Italy to compete in the world's most recognised races, she proved to herself to be a true winner. Now she is taking you around the Whitsundays!
British Defender was built to race in the 1990/91 Whitbread Around The World Race - the premier ocean racing event. Today it's kitted out for your comfort with spacious cabins configured with bunks and private doubles. Two dining areas offer below decks dining areas and there are 3 showers and toilets.
The maxi yacht Broomstick only stopped racing in 2000 but now is fitted out for your passenger comfort. it's still a long and sleek boat with double cabins and single bunk accommodation on board.
If you want to sail on the perhaps the most famous maxi yacht in history, then Condor is the yacht for you. Having won all major races twice, Condor is steeped in history and is now kitted out for charters. Relax with your crew and up to 29 other travellers.
Southern Cross is a former Americas Cup yacht which now cruises the Whitsunday Islands on a great day trip for a maximum of 30 guests.
The yacht Prima only takes a maximum of 12 people on board making it an intimate experience with a small group as you sail around the Whitsunday Islands. Snorkel among the breathtaking reefs and experience the thrill of sailing from one destination to the next. Visit Whitehaven Beach as well as all the other highlights in the marine park and around Hayman Island.
Ragamuffin II is a former racing yacht that now has accommodation added to it for your comfort. Sail with 13 other guests and choose between single bunks and open double accommodation.
Eureka is a maxi yacht but also very comfortable with a smaller maximum group size of 15 people. Choose from single bunk or double accommodation.
Sail in style on Whitsunday Blue with deluxe double ensuite cabin accommodation on this catamaran yacht with a maximum of 8 guests.
Take your time and enjoy a deluxe sailing experience with only 8 other guests and double ensuite accommodation. Whitsunday Blue is perfect for couples.
Sail with a maximum of 12 others on board this stable sailing catamaran with a mixture single and double cabin accommodation through the Whitsunday islands. There is plenty of room to lounge inside or outside the vessel, regardless of the weather! Taking out a maximum of 12 passengers, this boat creates a relaxed and intimate atmosphere.
Soak in the on board hot tub with a maximum of 18 other guests on board the powered boat Powerplay. This is a great boat if you want to dive in the Whitsunday Islands. Can do up to 4 dives (optional) over two days.
This is a deluxe package of 2 nights catamaran sailing in the Whitsunday Islands departing from Airlie Beach and 3 nights on gorgeous Hamilton Island. Perfect for someone who wants to sail and relax in comfort.
This sailing trip and accommodation package is perfect for someone who likes the comfort of a deluxe yachting experience with a maximum of 8 other guests and the privacy of island accommodation on Hamilton Island. Start and finish in Airlie Beach with all transfers included.
A full day out in the Whitsunday Islands on this eco-Tall Ship, Derwent Hunter, with its elegant sails and comfortable deck. Visit a wreck site to snorkel and enjoy morning and afternoon tea and lunch onboard.
Experience sailing like it was done in years past on a classic tall ship with the old renovated fixtures and feel on this tall ship. Take your time over three days and stay in multi-share, twin or double cabin accommodation.
Cruise the Whitsunday islands on a historic tall ship relaxing and enjoying the classic feeling of this sailing experience over 6 nights. Options to go diving, snorkelling, and glass bottom boat rides.
Whitsundays Bliss is our most luxury sailing boat on the Whitsundays. We take only 6 people on this comfortable, stylish yacht. An Australian designed Jutson 60 luxury cruising yacht available for sailing holidays in the beautiful Whitsundays, heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Aptly named for the experience it provides, 'Bliss' sets a new standard in luxury yacht charter in Australia.
Perfect course for the Working Holiday Maker lookijng to further skills and develop a career for work at sea. This extended course will impart knowledge test skills and is a recognised qualification you can use to further your careeer.
New Horizon is the ideal trip for those with a sense of fun and adventure, with fun activities, on board scuba diving, snorkelling, and an exciting itinerary. With large decks and spacious interiors, there is also plenty of space to relax, ensuring guests can have the best of both worlds. You'll have the chance to snorkel in several different locations, visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, as well as trying your hand at scuba diving. With plenty of socialising, evening activities, an onboard waterslide, and paddleboards, New Horizon is the perfect way to enjoy the Whitsundays.
Visit three top destinations whilst having the ride of your life! An Ocean Rafting day includes an exhilarating ride to world famous Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Beach and Lookout, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks, all in one day! The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing you to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. Ocean Rafting’s Whitehaven Beach tours visit the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. We are the only tour operator to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach on our Whitehaven Beach tours and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience.
This adventure is for active people who want to explore the east coast of Australia in a small group that loves nature, beaches, food, wine and the friendly locals we meet along the way. Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns in twin share hotel and lodge accommodation.
Capture the essence of the East Coast of Australia, one of the best road trips in the world, on this 16-day adventure. Stay on a private farm in a World Heritage listed area, stay on a tropical Island and relax in Byron Bay, spend the night on the world’s largest sand island and visit stunning beaches whilst also snorkelling in the Whitsundays. Stay overnight with Indigenous custodians in the rainforest, learn to care for koalas, how to surf, and learn to how live like a traditional 'swagman' and about life in outback Australia. From Sydney to Cairns – this is your adventure.
See as much of Australia as you can in a short time. Travel up the east coast of Australia Sydney to Cairns to take in the stunning landscapes, coastline and activities at Byron Bay, Fraser Island, Whitsunday Island and Magnetic Island. Rest between tours at Cairns and enjoy the world-famous Great Barrier Reef here. Fly to Alice Springs (own expense) before experiencing the Red Centre of the Northern Territory including seeing Uluru (Ayers Rock). Then we head down to Adelaide and finally spend time on the Great Ocean Road before arriving in Melbourne.
This great value package is a combination of our Sydney to Cairns tour and 10 Day Alice Springs to Darwin tour package including Uluru and Kakadu National Parks plus five nights extra accommodation spread across Cairns, Alice Springs and Darwin. The only other requirement is that you book your own domestic flight at additional expense between Cairns and Alice Springs.
Capture the essence of Australia on this 31-day adventure. See the East Coast, Sydney to Cairns, and the outback Alice Springs to Melbourne. Stay on a private farm in a World Heritage listed area, stay on a tropical Island and relax in Byron Bay, spend the night on the world’s largest sand island and visit stunning beaches whilst also snorkelling in the Whitsundays. Stay overnight with Indigenous custodians in the rainforest, learn to care for koalas, how to surf, and learn to how live like a traditional 'swagman' and about life in outback Australia. See the Red Centre of Australia before travelling to Adelaide via Coober Pedy (stay underground) and the Flinders Ranges. The highlights of Kangaroo Island and the Barossa Valley are included as part of this package as well as accommodation between the tours. Finish in Melbourne after travelling through the Grampians National Park and along the Great Ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles.
What a fantastic way to see the highlights of Australia! Explore the uniquely Australian, culture-rich Northern Territory between Darwin and Alice Springs and then hop across to travel the ever-popular East Coast between Sydney and Cairns. Lead by professional guides, including all accommodation and a fantastic range of activities and experiences - this is your Real Aussie Adventure!