Atlantic Clipper is a 2 day 2 night sailing tour around the Whitsunday Islands. This is our most popular tour for the 18-29 year old fun seeker. The tour offers time to explore the islands, including time to relax at the magnificent Whitehaven Beach, walk to Hill Inlet Lookout and experience two snorkelling stops on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the Islands.
All about the 2 Day / 2 Night Ride to Paradise
Board the newest Whitsundays adventure out, Ride to Paradise is taking you to explore stunning Whitehaven Beach and snorkeling reefs by day and retreat to an exclusive private island stay by night. Prepare to be amazed!
Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to travel around the Whitsunday Islands. Wildcat vessel boasts 600 horse power offering an exhilarating ride around the Whitsunday Islands. This vessel has been built for stability and speed. Ride to Paradise is perfect for travelers who are concerned about seasickness and don't want to sleep overnight on a boat. The fast vessel allows passengers to arrive at the destinations quickly so more time for fun activities such as sunbathing, swimming and exploring.
Paradise Cove Resort is a hidden gem situated on the Whitsunday Coast. It's beauty and tranquillity has to be seen to be believed. The package offers exhilarating action by day then Serenity and stars by night. It's the only Thrill and Chill package the Whitsundays has to offer and it will not disappoint. An added bonus to this adventure is a helicopter scenic flight over the resort and Airlie Beach and is a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to explore the Whitsundays!
2 Day / 2 Night Ride to Paradise Itinerary - 2 days
Head from Airlie Beach to the Whitsundays
You will be greeted at Abell Point Marina at 2 pm by our friendly crew. Jump on board the vessel Wildcat and cruise off at high speed to the idyllic Paradise Cove Resort. The boat will glide onto the sand and you can climb down and make your way across the sandy beach to the breathtaking resort that is waiting for your exclusive use. Upon arrival, you will enjoy an antipasto platter while the crew explains the ins and outs of being at the Resort and the plan for the next few days.
After a detailed tour of the exclusive resort, you will be shown to your room. You have a few spare hours before dinner that can be filled however you like. Play pool, tennis, paddle-board, kayak, walk on the beach, football, chill by the pool/spa and or simply relax in a hammock and take in the tranquillity of Paradise Cove.
When dinner has been cleared the crew will light the fire down on the beach and you can try your hand at roasting some marshmallows. After counting shooting stars you can head back to your room and fall asleep to the sounds of nature in the most comfortable bed you have slept in for a long time.
Whitehaven Beach and the Hill Inlet Lookout
Wake up and head down to the main house for a continental breakfast and fruit salad before packing your dry bag and heading off on a Whitsunday Adventure! First stop is Whitehaven Beach and the amazing Hill Inlet Lookout. After taking those once in a lifetime pictures at the Hill Inlets you can stroll down to the silica sand and do some exploring. Make sure to look in the shallows for baby sharks and stingrays! After a couple of hours soaking up the sun on the beach, you should be ready for a fresh and tasty lunch on the boat. This includes a great selection of cold cut meats, pasta dishes, and salads to fuel you for the afternoon.
Next, Wildcat will take you on a fast ride to the renowned Mantaray Bay for an exciting snorkel amongst 100s of colourful fish! You even get to meet the famous Maori Wrasse ‘George’!!
By now you will be ready to wind down, chill out and get home to Paradise. The crew will speed you back to Paradise Cove Resort to enjoy an afternoon snack of nachos on the front porch of the main house.
Get yourself involved in the sporting activities around the resort again, or if you prefer, the hot spa and pool is a great place to relax while the crew prepares the delicious chicken curry for dinner.
After dinner, it’s completely up to you what you would like to do for the evening activity. Relax with your new friends on bean bags by the main house, sit back in the hot spa and looking up at the night sky full of stars or retire to your comfortable bed and get some rest to prepare for another fun-filled day.
Snorkel and swim
Once again it's down for a yummy breakfast before heading off on another adventure. The boat will pick you up at the beach again before a refreshing morning race with the wind in your hair across the Whitsunday passage to Langford Sandbar. The boat will deliver you right onto the sand, so you can enjoy a few hours of snorkeling with the resident turtles, or chill on the beach. Soaking up your last bit of sun and enjoying morning tea.
The ride home takes about 45 minutes, allowing you time to stare out across the islands and reflect on the last couple of day’s amazing adventures.
Departs: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2pm
Returns: Wednesdays, Friday and Mondays at 12pm
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Recommended travel insurance: It is recommended that you have taken out a travel insurance policy before traveling. Get a quote here.
Menu: Breakfast: Fresh fruit, cereals, toast and spreads served with juice, tea and coffee Lunch: Build your own picnic lunch on the beach with fresh rolls and wraps Dinner 1: BBQ herbed white fish with creamy mashed potato and coleslaw Dinner 2: Delicious chicken curry served with rice and Yum Cha Snacks & desserts: Served throughout the day
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