Big Mama Sailing

Multiple Locations

Big Mama Sailing is owned and operated by a small family (Stu, Lisa, Fletcher and boat dog Coco). They offer a personalised and memorable sailing experience for up to 12 guests maximum.

They are based in Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island but are happy to pick up and drop off at Breakwater Marina, Townsville for private charters and group bookings of six or more guests. Bring your own alcohol is welcome.

Big Mama is a beautiful and well maintained Adams Ketch. They live on board, so they are welcoming you into their home. Big Mama has plenty of deck space to relax in a bean bag, a comfortable inside saloon area or join in the fun and action of sailing and other water activities. All meals and food are freshly prepared on board and are delicious, wholesome and plentiful.

Big Mama is an unforgettable experience.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Activities

  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
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Our tours

Adventure Island Sail- Full Day

Adventure Island Sail- Full Day

Circumnavigate Magnetic Island.
An opportunity to get your feet sandy, have a swim/ snorkel, explore bays only accessible by boat, sail, relax and enjoy the beautiful and diverse scenery of Magnetic Island.

Morning tea is supplied (freshly homemade scones with jam/cream, tea and coffee.

Barbecue Lunch- chicken and beef skewers, Fresh Fish parcels, Garden Salad, Coleslaw, Potato Salad and fresh crusty bread.

Afternoon Tea- Fresh Fruit platter, Anzac biscuits, tea and coffee.

They supply icy cold water and cordial, snorkel gear, UV/wetsuits and Environmental Tax is included.

The snorkelling around Magnetic Island is on fringing reef and is visibility and weather dependant.

They offer sailing, boom netting which is lots of fun and other water activities like paddle boarding and kayaking.

The Humpback Whales migrate to the area around mid/late June until early October, so sailing with the whales is a huge possibility and an extra bonus!
Departure Time- 9am from Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island and Townsville for larger groups and private charters. Return Time- 4.30pm.

Private charters are available - please contact them via email or phone for more information.

Indicative rates

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$110 $195

Sunset Sail

Sunset Sail

A unique sailing experience on board Big Mama.
Sit back and relax in a bean bag with a glass of champagne in your hand or enjoy the action of sailing. Stu is always happy to ensure you have a 'hands on' sailing experience if you are keen.

Twho hours on the water. Relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery and the 'peace and quiet' of Big Mama under sail.

They provide complimentary champagne (glass or two) or a non-alcoholic beverage on arrival and antipasto platters while watching the Sunset.
The Humpback Whales migrate to the area around mid/late June until early October, so sailing with the Humpback Whales is a huge possibility and an extra bonus!
Depart- 4.30pm and Return- 6.30pm.

Private charters are available. Please contact them via email or phone for more information.

Indicative rates

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$60 $85

Half Day Adventure Island Sail

Half Day Adventure Island Sail

Enjoy a Half day sailing on the water, with a small group of guests from 'all over the world'.

Morning tea supplied (freshly homemade scones with jam and cream/ tea and coffee).

Sail, relax and snorkel on board Big Mama and enjoy a wholesome barbecue lunch of Beef and Chicken skewers, Garden Salad, coleslaw, potato salad and fresh crusty bread.

A wonderful opportunity to celebrate a special occasion with a group of friends and family( birthday, engagement, anniversary, hens, bucks or any excuse to be on the water) on a private charter.

Departure time- 9am from Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island or Townsville for large groups and Private Charters.
Return time- 1.30pm.

Private charters are available. Please contact them via email or phone for more information.

Indicative rates

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$85 $130

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