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Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
Great Barrier Reef Whitsunday Islands Queensland
Adventure SAiling - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
Map of Adventure Classic Cruising and Performance - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

Adventure Classic Cruising and Performance - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
Multiple Locations

Indicative Rate* $365.00 to $559.00 Tour and Accommodation (Single)

07 4940 2000
1300 653 100

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Adventure Sailing on the Great Barrier Reef. Thrill and Chill, Aussie Classic or Multi Award Winning Eco Sailing Safaris. Sail, snorkel, explore, beach walk, bushwalk, learn or relax.

If you would like to spend more time sailing, snorkelling, relaxing, exploring, bushwalking, star gazing or learning on one of our Eco Interpretation Experiences. Whitsundays Sailing Adventures can offer you all this and more. If this Whitsunday experience is what you are after then Adventure Sailing and Classic Cruising is for you.

Property Details


  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Guide
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Cruising
  • Fossicking
  • Lessons/Tutorials
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Children may be catered for upon request on certain vessels.

Access Tour

Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures based in the Whitsundays is located at Airlie Beach on the Queensland coast, approximately half way between Brisbane and Cairns. Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport is serviced by Jetstar and Virgin Blue. The terminal is only a 40 minute coach ride from Airlie Beach. There are also regular flights into Hamilton Island Airport. From Hamilton Island it is only a 45 minute ferry ride to Shute Harbour, where air conditioned coaches meet every ferry for the 20 minute transfer to Airlie Beach. A fun alternative is to take a 10 minute Island Air Taxi's light aircraft transfer from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Airport. From here it is only a 10 minute ride in a cab to Airlie Beach. Other options include road transport by coach or car and rail access via Proserpine station.

Cancellation Policy

Please state diet and medical requirements at time of booking. Cancellations made less than 21 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price. Please read full terms and conditions on the back of their brochure.

Entity Facilities

Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures professionally crewed and catered sailing holidays include skipper and crew/hostess, on board accommodation, fantastic meals, fresh linen and snorkelling equipment. WSA prides itself on giving guests a flexible, quality, value for money cruise around the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Where accommodation is stated as Single, the rate is for one persons stay in a single bed in a shared cabin. Where accommodation is stated as Double, the rate is for one persons stay in a shared or private double cabin.

Entity Restrictions

Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures reserves the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason. Clients should note that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst they make every effort to safeguard clients, Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of clients which are beyond their control. All cruises are subject to weather and therefore cancellations, changes to cruise itinerary or duration due to weather, illness or to ensure passenger safety will not be refunded. They recommend that clients take out travel insurance.

General Comments

What to bring - only bring a small soft bag for your sailing holiday and pack a beach towel, t-shirts, shorts, swimwear, a hat, warm clothing for the winter months, a pair of light shoes, insect repellent and sunscreen. The following vessels are licensed (no Bring Your Own): Derwent Hunter, Kiana and Pacific Sunrise. For all other vessels (Bring Your Own) alcohol and soft drinks can be purchased prior to departure and brought aboard to enjoy during the cruise at no extra charge.

Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures and its related bodies corporate, its officers, employees and agents are not the owner or operator of any vessel on which any passengers sail. Accordingly, it shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any injury to person or property which is suffered or sustained by any passenger as a result of participating in any of its sailing adventures, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Prices are valid at time of publishing for the period 1 April 2011 until 31 March 2012.

How To Get There

Directions to the Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures office:
Take the Bruce Highway towards Airlie Beach, turn right onto Strathdickie Road, near Proserpine River bridge turn first right onto Shute Harbour Road, travel along Shute Harbour Road for approximately 20 minutes into Airlie Beach, go over the hill into Airlie then turn left at roundabout into the main Central
Business District of Airlie Beach. After passing The Esplanade on your left, Whitsundays Sailing Adventure's Sailing office is on the left hand side of the road (Level 2/293 Shute Harbour Road), near the corner of Shute Harbour Road and the Esplanade, proceed up the stairs next to Brumby's Bakery.

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Prices are based on multi-share accommodation unless otherwise specified. Prices do not include air fares.


All cruises are subject to weather and the vessel operator's discretion.

At certain times of year dangerous jellyfish inhabit these waters and passengers should take care for their own safety. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owners or operators of the vessel will not be liable for any personal injury, illness, death or any other consequences whatsoever of passengers being stung by jellyfish. To minimise this risk you will be provided with a full length protective Stinger Suit to wear whilst swimming and snorkelling during the cruise.

Adventure Sailing - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures has no fixed itineraries for their scheduled departure sailing holidays. The desires of guests are considered in relation to prevailing weather conditions to ensure that everyone aboard enjoys their sailing holiday.

Eco Sailing Safari - SV Whitehaven

Sail, Snorkel, Explore, Islands, Beachwalk - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

A focus on reef, rainforest and wildlife eco interpretation by formally trained crew. Multi Award Winners in Adventure and Eco Tourism. This 'Beach Boat' was designed to cruise tropical waters in style and comfort. With big open decks to sunbathe on, plenty of deck seating and a spacious aft deck boasting permanent shade, she is the ideal safari boat. With an emphasis on snorkelling, eco guided island exploration and of course plenty of time enjoying Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. If you want to spend more time exploring the islands and beaches, this Whitsunday Island sailing safari is for you. The SV Whitehaven was designed and built as a live-aboard charter boat. Space, comfort, shade and speed combine to make her the best budget boat option in the Whitsundays.

Tour Information

1 day and 22 hours
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 01 Apr 2014
8:30am -
- 4:00pm
8:30am -
- 4:00pm
Two days and two nights.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To


$499.00$499.00Adult Tour and Accommodation (Single)

Adventure Sailing - Silent Night

Sail, Snorkel, Islands,  Explore, Beachwalk - Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

Speed and comfort. Explore the beaches and rainforest, snorkel the reef, get involved in the sailing then relax under the stars. Wide, flat decks above and spacious accommodation below with only 12 guests in a friendly intimate environment. Enjoy the speed of this fun sailing adventure aboard this racer. A spacious layout complimented by quality interior fittings adds comfort. Haul the lines and help set the sails or sit back and take in the view as you work on your tan. Sail, snorkel and beach walk by day. Drinks and music under the stars at night. Silent Night offers the perfect balance between comfort and the thrill of performance sailing with space for all to sit above and below deck.

Tour Information

1 day and 21 hours
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
2:00pm -
2:00pm - 11:30am
2:00pm - 11:30am
- 11:30am
Two days and two nights.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To


$399.00$559.00Adult Tour and Accommodation (Single)

Classic Cruising - Waltzing Matilda

Whitsundays Sailing Adventures

Short on time or budget then this quality adventure is for you! Explore Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet lookout walk. Snorkel fringing coral or sun yourself on deck. With a reputation for providing outstanding value and a sailing experience that combines comfort with adventure. Waltzing Matilda, with a small group of only 14 guests delivers a spacious and relaxed atmosphere. She will carry you to the best locations in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park while the crew will ensure your trip is truly memorable. With a choice of shared or private double cabins, wide flat uncluttered decks, shade awnings, roomy interior, meals cooked fresh onboard, your cruise on Waltzing Matilda will leave you with Whitsunday memories that will last forever.

Tour Information

1 day, 7 hours and 30 minutes
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
Two days and one night.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To


$365.00$399.00Adult Tour and Accommodation (Single)

Other Information

Children: Upon Request Only

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.