All about the 2 day / 1 night Maxi Sailing on Hammer

Experience an impressive 2 day 1 night Maxi Sailing Adventure around the Whitsunday Islands which are designed for for 18 - 35s and young at heart travellers.

These tours are designed for guests who are short on time, but still want to visit Whitehaven Beach and go snorkelling on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the islands. Yachts offer spacious decks with plenty of room to relax. A true Maxi was designed and built purely as a racing machine Hammer has had an eventful and successful race career, winning the Brisbane to Gladstone race 4 times. With a maximum of 22 guests, there's room for everyone with mainly twin and double share accommodation.

Sailing on a Maxi combines the sheer size and power with the thrill of speed. The Maxi yacht Hammer makes for an unforgettable overnight sailing experience.

The Maxi adventure allows you the opportunity to participate, take the wheel, hoist the sails and grind the winches on some of the most famous yachts in racing history, whilst visiting the very best destinations the Whitsundays has to offer.

We meet up with our diving vessel so you have the opportunity to scuba dive in the underwater world of the Whitsundays. You have the option to do an Introductory or Certified dive, but you must book diving in advance so please let us know at time of booking so we can arrange it for you. Price includes all gear hire and Dive Instructor. Introductory divers are subject to age, conditions and medical questions and Certified divers need to bring dive card please.

2 day / 1 night Maxi Sailing on Hammer Itinerary - 2 days

  1. Days 1 and 2 Sailing the Whitsundays
    Your 2 day/1 night adventure cruise begins nice and early at 8am! After departure from Abel Point Marina at Airlie Beach, a typical voyage will cover around 90 nautical miles (160km's).

    We sail across the Whitsunday Passage to Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island. Around the southern side of Hook Island, pass through Hook Passage and speed sail your way to Cataran Bay on Border Island. Then its time to head to the north eastern side of Whitsunday Island to Whitehaven Beach. Take a guided bush walk up to the ever-talked-about Hill Inlet Lookout. This is where you can get the selfie stick out for that bucket list photo. Your crew will proceed to find you a nice and protected anchorage site for a night of fun. Wake up the next morning and it's time for more thrilling sailing back to Airlie Beach. You will pass along the western coast of Whitsunday Island, through Hook Passage and follow the eastern coast of Hook Island, passing the Molle Islands.

    All trips will differ depending on the prevailing breezes and tides.

    Sample Menu on the Hammer Sailing Yacht

    Day One
    Morning Tea: Tea and Coffee and an assortment of biscuits
    Lunch: Meat Platter, Cheese Slices, Fresh Rolls, Tossed salad, Beetroot slices, Tuna, Mixed Beans
    Afternoon Tea: Homemade Nachos
    Dinner: Aussie BBQ steaks, Potatoes and Green Beans, Honey mustard carrots, Fresh garlic bread

    Day Two
    Breakfast: Cereals and Toast, Fruit salad, Served with tea, coffee and a full array of condiments
    Morning Tea: Tea and Coffee and an assortment of biscuits
    Lunch: Meat Platter, Cheese Slices, Fresh Rolls, Tossed salad, Beetroot slices, Tuna, Mixed Beans

    Please this is a sample of menu and is subject to change and amendments
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Real Aussie Says:
The Hammer adventure on the Whitsundays is our most popular 2 day 1 night boat trip here at Real Aussie Adventures. We get booked well in advance so get in quick to secure your spot. The Hammer is part of the Whitsunday Charter Boat Industry Association a high standard of operators who strive for excellence in quality and service. Providing authentic and responsible ecotourism experiences with on board eco guide. Dedicated to reducing emissions and carbon footprints.

Specials

Save up to $30. Book 90 days in advance of your departure date
2 day / 1 night Maxi Sailing on Hammer Price information
AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: 2D1NHAM
$389
Single bunk or Double bunk
$429
Private Double Cabin
$729
Double Cabin (for 1 Adult)
$369
Single bunk or Double bunk if booked 90 days in advance of your departure date

Departure information

Starts

8.30am on even days of month (eg 2nd, 4th, 6th etc) except 20-26 Nov 2016 & 18-25 Nov & 25 Dec 2017

Check in by 7.00pm the day prior to departure at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach

Ends
Airlie Beach


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Important Notes

Things 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
  • ^ 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.
  • Boat departs and returns to Abell Point Marina

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