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The Whitsundays

Season Of Sailing

Perfect for seasoned sailors to amateur boaties, the Whitsundays' Season of Sailing brings together a calendar of thrilling maritime events and great holiday packages this June to August.

Join in the excitement at one of the many race weeks, watch the professionals in action or stretch your seas legs in a race. Or be the captain of your own adventure and get your friends and family together for a Whitsundays sailing holiday. Spend lazy days on the bow, drop anchor and snorkel the colourful reef or wake up to sunrise over Whitehaven Beach.

Simply choose a sailing holiday that suits you and your shipmates, and cast off for the ultimate sailing destination.  Never sailed – Watch our Captain and crew of novice sailors as they show you how easy it is to learn the ropes. 


Get On Board

The Whitsundays is Australia's sailing paradise. With 74 islands to explore and some of the best year round sailing conditions, there is a range of sailing adventures to be had. Choose a day tour aboard an ocean racer or tall ship to visit the world-famous Whitehaven Beach; spend a lazy week at your own pace and skipper yourself on a bareboat; or have a professional crew lead your voyage on a charter.

Whatever your choice, the moment you leave the shore is the moment you'll be captivated by a Whitsundays sailing holiday.

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Local Travel Information

  • The Whitsundays RTO website
  • The Whitsundays Visitor Information Centres
  • The Whitsundays Brochures
  • The Whitsundays Interactive Map
  • The Whitsundays 7 Day Weather
  • The Whitsundays Events

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