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Airlie Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Sparkling Wine

1. Airlie Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Sparkling Wine

Depart from the Coral Sea Marina in the Northern Village, which is only a short walk from the main street of Airlie Beach. You will cruise around Pioneer Bay and then get up close to many of the points of interest along the Airlie Beach coastline. If you are lucky, you will be able to spot turtles on the way, and on Wednesdays you can see the locals on their weekly yacht race. Watch a picture-perfect sunset and observe Airlie start to light up at dusk, whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly.  The Sundowner is a fully covered purpose-built catamaran designed for socializing. Unlike a yacht, it has a flat surface and no trip hazards. There is ample room to move, and high heels are welcome. Plenty of seating is available on board, and every seat has a great view of the Ocean.

Airlie Beach: Sunset Sail to Whitsundays

2. Airlie Beach: Sunset Sail to Whitsundays

Embark on an adventure and set sail on a 2-hour sunset sail across the bay. Be welcomed on board with a glass of bubbles.  Relax on the green cushioned seats on deck. Help pull up a sail, or two if you feel like it or just chill on deck and take in the tropical sunset.  Enjoy some snacks on the platter consisting of crusty bread, cheeses, fruit, and dips. This experience is perfect for a romantic evening and a journey to remember. Experience the boat Providence V that was in a Hollywood movie called Survive the Savage Seas and is one of the most picturesque sailing boats in the Whitsundays. The boat is built from North Queensland timber and is a replica of the old Grand Banks fishing boats,  a Bluenose or Gloucester schooner.

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

3. 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.

Airlie Beach: Whitsundays Full-Day Snorkeling Trip by Boat

4. Airlie Beach: Whitsundays Full-Day Snorkeling Trip by Boat

Explore the Whitsundays from the deck of a boat, then strap on your snorkeling gear and dive into the water. Immerse yourself in the stunning views of this acclaimed destination and enjoy delicious food onboard. Depart from Airlie Beach set sail to the sheltered Butterfly Bay. Enjoy some time swimming and snorkeling as you explore the spectacular corals. Kick back and relax on the deck of the boat and soak up the sun rays. Take in the views win between dips into the crystal-clear waters. Feast on local produce freshly prepared by the crew. The food includes fresh cuts of meat, salads, breads, tropical fruit, dips, crackers, and more.

Tongarra: All-Inclusive Day Sail

5. Tongarra: All-Inclusive Day Sail

Check-in at Coral Sea Marina at 9:30 AM to prepare for our 10:00 AM departure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a 2-hour sail to the first snorkel location. These reefs are home to some of the most spectacular coral formations and an incredible range of marine life in the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays. Our accredited ECO guides will provide in-depth history about the islands and their marine life. Enjoy a delicious lunch break on the deck of Tongarra in the middle of a small tropical oasis - the perfect place to soak up the spectacular views before setting sail again. After lunch, we will take a short trip to the beautiful Langford Island Sandbar. Snorkel off the beach with the resident turtles, hike the scenic bushwalk or relax on the sands of this idyllic location for the next 2 hours. You will also have access to paddleboards and a banana boat ride. You will then sail back to Coral Sea Marina, returning at 6 PM.

Whitsunday Islands: 2 or 3-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

6. Whitsunday Islands: 2 or 3-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable 2 or 3-night sailing experience while visiting Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Go on bush-walks, relax on pristine beaches, and explore 4-6 snorkeling sites. Visit the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout for a whole day on the 3-night option and 5 hours on the 2-night option. Explore various Whitsundays Islands on bush-walks ranging from 20 minutes to 3 hours. 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. On the 3 night option only, you get the opportunity to visit the outer Great Barrier Reef (weather depending) to snorkel some of the most pristine waters in the world. 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.

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What people are saying about Whitsunday Islands

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Perfect trip for our last day. Super relaxing and the team were great and made sure we were all looked after. Even took complimentary professional photos. Would recommend for everyone

Awesome cruise the skipper Shaun and decky Emily are very knowledgeable about the area and will make your day even better. Snorkelling was fantastic and the food on board was great

It was a lovely evening and a great way to see Airlie Beach and it’s surrounds from the water. Entertaining crew also added to the evening!

Good snorkeling destination on the trip and crew helped make the day rewarding when the weather was poor to start off.

It was wonderful experience with quality of beverages