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.
All about the 3 day / 2 night Adventure Sailing on Ragamuffin II
This adventure sailing trip is designed for people looking for a sailing adventure with a smaller group of travellers. On this Whitsunday sailing tour the pace is more leisurely and there is more time to spend at each location.
Ragamuffin II prides it self on the ability to provide an experience one will never forget while escaping the large crowds... a fast ex-racing boat with low numbers, great food and friendly crew.
You will explore the amazing Whitehaven Beach and go snorkelling at two or three locations on the fringing coral reefs, plus go on guided bushwalks on the islands. You are welcome to help the crew sail the yachts or just relax.
Yachts are 15 to 20 metres long and offer plenty of space on deck or below. Large shade awnings roll out when at anchor.
This former racing yacht has been fitted out with comfortable cabins, perfect for overnight sailing.
Ragamuffin II can accommodate 13 guests - 2 Crew. Sleeping arrangements include 2 Double Berths, 9 Single Bunks. The yacht is 53ft long, smaller than some other comparable yachts.
For a small group Whitsunday Adventure which is 3 Full Days and 2 Nights. Being longer you will experience more of the Whitsundays including a few hours at Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling at 2 or 3 different bays.
3 day / 2 night Adventure Sailing on Ragamuffin II Itinerary - 3 days
Day 1, 2 and 3
Sail the Whitsundays
Operating since 1985, Ragamuffin II has perfected her itinerary to ensure you get the most out of your Whitsunday experience. For 3 days and 2 nights, your experienced crew will show you the ropes (literally!) and sail you around the spectacular islands and reefs. With all the essential Marine and Park Permits, they are able to take you to the best locations, planned around the prevailing winds and tides. There are many smooth water bays nestled around the islands, so achieving a peaceful overnight anchorage for a sound sleep is no hard task for the crew.
During the day, explore the underwater world as you visit some of the most vibrant coral gardens in the world! When you're not getting up close and personal with the aquatic wildlife, bask in the sun on the World Heritage Listed Whitehaven Beach. Learn about Australia's rich nature as your crew take you on a guided bush walk through lush tropical rainforest.
Ragamuffin II prides it self on the ability to provide an experience one will never forget while escaping the large crowds... a fast ex-racing boat with low numbers, great food and friendly crew!
9:30am Thursday and Sunday from Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia except 21 to 26 November
Check in by 7.00pm the day prior to departure at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- Check in by 7.00pm the day prior to departure at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
- ^ It is recommended that the double bunk fare is only booked by two people travelling together as otherwise pax will have to share the double bunk with another passenger.
- Passengers can bring their own alcohol as this vessel is not licensed. Please no glass bottles or red wine.
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