A Cruise for Couples - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

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A Cruise for Couples - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures is dedicated to offering you world class, quality live aboard sailing adventures in the spectacular Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Their vessels are all Owner Operated resulting in a focus on vessel and crew standards, fantastic food, personalized service and a truly individual and unique experience.

Whitsundays Sailing Adventures offers the most diverse range of quality crewed sailing holidays in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. From Stylish Classic Cruising to Performance Sailing, Reef Diving, Whitsundays Sailing Adventures has got it all.

Professional crew to guide you around the Islands, on board accommodation, snorkeling equipment including wet suits, fantastic food prepared fresh daily on-board, fresh linen, daily departures from Airlie Beach, Sail Away No More to Pay.

Your sailing adventure in the Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef will probably be a once in a lifetime experience, so go on and spoil yourself with a private double cabin on one of their large, comfortable, well appointed yachts. Savor your time at sea in comfort, style and privacy. Many of their private double cabins are fully air-conditioned and some even offer en-suites.

Activities

  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Summertime - Sail and Dive Adventures

Sea kayaking, sailing, exploring the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling or diving the Great Barrier Reef provide an action packed adventure! Summertime has been lovingly restored and immaculately maintained while retaining all of her old world charm, with classic oiled timbers which are combined with the modern convenience of a fully air-conditioned vessel.

Summertime is the only vessel in the region that allows all guests to experience guided kayaking safaris on our ‘sit on top’ kayaks, this lets us guide you on an ecofriendly exploration of hidden inlets and fringing reefs as a group which is a highlight of this cruise.

Being a full dive boat with an on board compressor, passengers have the opportunity to dive at our selected reef spots, learn from our on board dive instructor about the marine environment whilst being guided on a dive, our instructors allow people the opportunity who have never dived, to experience firsthand the beauty of this underwater paradise.

Meals from our renowned menu, plenty of shaded areas, spacious decks, share or private cabins and the on board hot tub/spa will make for a relaxing and enjoyable cruise.

Indicative rates

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$629 $729
Whitsunday Getaway - Sailing in Style (2 Nights)

Go on, spoil yourself and indulge. Only eight guests in four private cabins all fully air-conditioned with en-suites.

‘Whitsunday Getaway’ is a stunning European designed and built Fountain Pajot 43 foot sailing catamaran that caters to the discerning guest. Ideal for cruising and sailing for couples, she is a fast stable vessel that uses her speed to take you to more destinations. Sunbake on the fore deck trampolines or relax in the shade of her aft deck. Indulge in the fantastic fresh food prepared on-board and choose between either alfresco dining or eating in the comfort of our fully air-conditioned vessel.

Snorkel the colourful corals as most of the abundant marine life are close to the surface, admire stunning beaches, tranquil anchorages and the legendary Whitsunday Islands. At night the boat will be safely anchored in a calm bay allowing you time to socialise or just relax under the stars of the southern hemisphere.

Small group numbers allow you to visit pristine locations within the marine park, seeing the best of the Whitsunday islands whilst avoiding the crowds. Climb aboard and cruise the crystal blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef in comfort and style.

Indicative rates

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$795 $795
Whitsunday Getaway - Sailing in Style (3 Nights)

Go on, spoil yourself and indulge. Only eight guests in four private cabins all fully air-conditioned with en-suites.

‘Whitsunday Getaway’ is a stunning European designed and built Fountain Pajot 43 foot sailing catamaran that caters to the discerning guest. Ideal for cruising and sailing for couples, she is a fast stable vessel that uses her speed to take you to more destinations. Sunbake on the fore deck trampolines or relax in the shade of her aft deck. Indulge in the fantastic fresh food prepared on-board and choose between either alfresco dining or eating in the comfort of the fully air-conditioned vessel.

Snorkel the colourful corals as most of the abundant marine life are close to the surface, admire stunning beaches, tranquil anchorages and the legendary Whitsunday Islands. At night the boat will be safely anchored in a calm bay allowing you time to socialise or just relax under the stars of the southern hemisphere.

Small group numbers allow you to visit pristine locations within the marine park, seeing the best of the Whitsunday islands whilst avoiding the crowds. Climb aboard and cruise the crystal blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef in comfort and style.

Indicative rates

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$965 $965
Silent Night - Performance Sailing

Silent Night’ is performance sailing in comfort. With wide, flat decks above and comfortable accommodation below, she carries a maximum of 12 passengers in a friendly fun environment.

Contemporary design combined with a comfortable fitout adds to the experience of cutting edge speed with this fun sailing adventure.

‘Silent Night’ is credited with multiple wins on the Australian east coast racing circuit. Formally known as Madame De Farge, Silent Night has a colourful history, for all you sailing enthusiasts.

Experience the natural wonders of the Whitsundays as our eco accredited operation includes Whitehaven Beach, bush walks including Hill Inlet, snorkeling on amazing fringing coral reefs teeming with marine life and eco friendly activities which enhances your experience and minimizes your impact on this magnificent setting for your adventure sailing holiday.

Get involved in hands on sailing or you can just sit back, relax and take in the view as you work on your tan. With action sailing, snorkeling and beach walking by day, a wind down drink and music under the stars by night with the added advantage of single share & private cabins with low passenger numbers.

Indicative rates

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$499 $589
Kiana - Outer Great Barrier Reef & Islands

Sail and Dive the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands on our 16.4m ketch and enjoy your first dive for free. Kiana is the only vessel in the region that caters for small numbers to the outer Great Barrier Reef.

Below decks is fully air-conditioned and fitted out for maximum comfort for 14 passengers. Enjoy the comfort of Kiana’s large saloon area and private cabins. Above deck there’s lots of room for gearing up to go diving, snorkelling or relaxing in the sun.

Explore, dive or snorkel the incredible diversity of the islands and outer Great Barrier Reef. This trip offers great opportunities for both certified divers and first-timers. Scuba diving amongst the coral playgrounds of the Great Barrier Reef is a prime focus on board. You will also spend a fun time in the clear shallow waters of world famous Whitehaven Beach and take a walk up to one of the regions highlights being Hill Inlet, admiring the swirly sands below.

The skipper, hostess and dive instructor will ensure you enjoy the best of both worlds. Sailing and diving by day with great food and a relaxed atmosphere in the evenings.

Indicative rates

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$749 $849
Waltzing Matilda - Classic Cruising 2 Days And 1 Night

Short on time or on a budget? With two days, one night and a reputation for comfort and value, they will sail you to the highlights of the Whitsunday Islands. Snorkel the most amazing fringing reefs, relax, run barefooted on an unspoilt beach and anchor at a picturesque bay.

Built in Queensland with a reputation for providing an unforgettable sailing experience that combines comfort with adventure, this 60 foot (18 metre) Roberts Ketch provides a spacious and relaxed atmosphere to cruise our northern tropical waters, on-board you will find a spacious saloon area with 8 feet of head room, plenty of uncluttered deck area with room to stretch out, comfortable cabins with a choice of private or shared cabins with no sleeping in common areas with the added bonus of hand basins in most cabins. This vessel is ideally suited for those travelers that are looking to escape the large crowds.

Of a night, sit back and relax under the Southern Cross while the crew grills you a steak on the barbecue. With just 14 passengers and two crew, ‘Waltzing Matilda’ will ensure your trip is truly memorable

Indicative rates

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$395 $429

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Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park

Baffle Creek, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park protects the mouth of one of Queensland's few remaining undisturbed coastal rivers. The northern shore of the creek estuary features sandy beaches backed by low, open casuarina woodlands, with paperbark woodlands further inland.

Severance Shipwreck Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Quite a few ships have come to grief on the fringing reef around Lady Elliot Island, but only one of these can be dived, the Severance. This fully intact yacht sank in 1998 and still has much of its rigging in place that is now covered in glorious soft corals.

Maori Wrasse Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Maori Wrasse Bommie off Lady Elliot Island is named after the family of Maori wrasse that call the area home. The site is located 14 to 18 metres beneath the surface and is ideal for intermediate divers looking to explore - reef sharks can often be spotted patrolling the reef wall and arches near the bommie, and just north of the wall is Spiders Ledge, named for the number of shells that decorate the outcrop.

Lighthouse Bommies Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Just off the western side of Lady Elliot Island is a group of small coral outcrops known as Lighthouse Bommies. Descend down the mooring line and drift onto the bommies to discover a vast array of marine life - batfish, stingrays, white-spotted shovelnose rays, green and loggerhead turtles, sea snakes, moray eels, coral trout, reef sharks, trevally, barracuda, and manta rays waiting to be groomed by cleaner wrasse.

Entrance Bommie Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located at the entrance to Lady Musgrave Island lagoon, Entrance Bommie is a large blade of coral sitting in 22 metres of water. This elongated bommie is riddled with ledges and caves, which are usually overflowing with baitfish.

Manta Ray Bommie Dive SIte

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Manta Ray Bommie is not just one coral head, but a collection of bommies off the western side of Lady Musgrave Island. These bommies come in a range of sizes, in depths from 12 to 20 metres, with the biggest ones decorated with gorgonians, soft corals and sponges.

Second Reef Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located off the western side of Lady Elliot Island, Second Reef is a long ridge of coral that varies in depth from 2 to 12 metres. Lovely hard corals feature on this reef, but with many ledges and caves to explore it is always a fascinating dive.

Anchor Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Elliot Island has many wonderful dive sites, but one of its most impressive is Anchor Bommie. This tower of coral sits on the sandy sea floor at 21 metres and stands 10 metres tall, a very imposing sight.

Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site

Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island is accessible on a day trip from the Town of 1770. This lovely coral cay is surrounded by a long fringing reef, and has a large lagoon that is a popular diving and snorkelling site.

Lady Musgrave Island Dive Sites

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
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Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is accessible from either Bundaberg or the Town of 1770. This 44 acre coral cay sits in a lagoon of approximately 3,000 acres with 14 world class dive sites:
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