Adventure, Cruise, Dive and Outer Reef - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

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Sea kayaking, sailing, exploring the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach, 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 Eco-Friendly exploration of hidden inlets and fringing reefs as a group which is a highlight of this cruise.

Sail and Dive the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands on our 16.4 metre 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, snorkeling or relaxing in the sun.

Activities

  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

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

Our Tours

Summertime Sail, Dive & Kayak

Sea kayaking, sailing, exploring the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach, 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 their ‘sit on top’ kayaks, this lets them guide you on an eco-friendly 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 selected reef spots, learn from their on board dive instructor about the marine environment whilst being guided on a dive, their instructors allow people the opportunity who have never dived, to experience firsthand the beauty of this underwater paradise.

Meals from their 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
Kiana Sail & Dive the Outer Reef

Sail and Dive the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands on their 16.4 metre 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 eco-accredited 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 Hill Inlet, admiring the swirly sands below.

Their 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

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Bees on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Keswick Island is home to thriving hives of purebred Caucasian bees. Unlike bees on the Australian mainland, these bees are free of many other diseases and are sometimes used as breeding stock for the mainland colonies.

Birdwatching on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Keswick Island is a bird watcher's paradise. The island is home to many different bird species, with sightings of at least 33 different birds documented to date - an impressive variety for an island of Keswick's size.

Whale Watching on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Humpback Whales can be frequently seen around Keswick Island during their annual migration through the Whitsundays between the months of July to September. Seeing the whales frolicking nearby, or guiding a newborn calf through the protected waters of Egremont Passage, is a truly magical experience.

South Cumberland Islands National Park

St Bees Island, Mackay Area
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South Cumberland Islands National Park encompasses nine islands. Rocky, rugged, hoop pine-dominated headlands stand out from open eucalypt woodland and extensive grasslands of the wind-exposed slopes. Protected coves shelter long, sandy beaches, while deep gullies hide remnants of dry rainforest.

Scuba Diving on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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Keswick Island is a stepping stone to numerous exciting and diverse dive sites. Boat and shore dives can be hand-picked to match the abilities of divers. Shallow-depth shore dives can allow you to explore the spectacular reef, discover shipwrecks that lie off the shores or indulge in great night diving.
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The Cremer was a 50 metre passenger and cargo ship that was employed in trading with Indonesia, Singapore and China. It ran aground off St Bees Island (nearby Keswick Island) during a major storm in September 1943.
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The Singapore was bound for Sydney from Hong Kong when she struck what is now called 'Singapore Rock' sometime in January 1877. Fortunately, no lives were lost. The Singapore was a 964 ton single screw steamer with a length of 87 metres and a width of 10 metres.

Snorkelling on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
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The Great Barrier Reef coral fringes Keswick and provides magnificent snorkelling, especially at Connie Bay and Coral Gardens. Keswick's coral reef offers something for everyone, from swim-through caves and deep canyons to wide shallows, teeming with marine life.

Brampton Islands National Park

Brampton Island, Mackay Area
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Brampton Island National Park, at the southern entrance to the Whitsunday Passage, consists of Brampton and Carlisle islands. Rocky headlands dotted with hoop pines, open grasslands, woodlands, sheltered bays and long sandy beaches make these islands some of the most scenic off the Queensland coast.

Llewellyn Dive Site

East Mackay, Mackay Area
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Exciting wreck diving is to be had at the historic 'Llewellyn' site, east of Mackay on the Great Barrier Reef. The steamer was last seen departing Cape Capricorn Lighthouse on 17 July 1919 and disappeared during heavy gales as it sailed from Rockhampton to Bowen.
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