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A Cruise for Couples - Explore Whitsundays
Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area

Indicative Rate* $329.00 to $2599.00 Tour - All Inclusive (Single)

07 4946 4999
1800 810 116
res@explorewhitsundays.com
www.explorewhitsundays.com

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Description

The original Whitsunday Cruise, Dive and Sail Company, starting in 1985 - with Southern Cross Sailing Adventures. Today Prosail, Whitsunday Catamarans, Australian Tallships and Eureka Sailing specialise in overnight sailing holidays. Sail and dive the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on a fully crewed sailing holiday. Choose from activities such as swimming, snorkelling, diving, guided island bush walks, or simply relax on the beach. The fleet offers a choice of Adventure Sailing holidays for the 18 to 35s with daily departures, Tall Ship and Deluxe Cruises, which operate in three and four star markets and tours for couples or families of all ages.

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Explore Whitsundays Sail Training where you to learn to sail in Australia's premier sailing ground, the Whitsundays. Explore Whitsundays Sail Training conducts various maritime courses. The courses are for recreational or commercial purposes and meet the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

With a purpose built diving vessel Tornado Dive, they offer rendezvous diving to all their tours with introductory diving and certified diving available. If you don't want to dive there is plenty of snorkelling on offer.

Private Charters are available for couples to large groups, for Team Building, Education or Functions.

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Property Details

Facilities

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

Activities

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

Other Information

Children:
Children may be catered for on application. Welcome on private charters.


A Cruise for Couples - Explore Whitsundays Tours


Maxi Adventure 2 Day 1 Night

Relax in the sun on Hammer

If you are travelling on a budget, or have limited time, their two day one night sailing adventure aboard a Maxi Racing Yacht may be just for you. Hammer And Siska have been extensively refitted to accommodate up to 22 guests and two crew in open plan accommodation, double or single berths are available. The vessel Hammer does have a private double with shared bathroom facilities available. There's also a large saloon/dining area downstairs, plus a large fully shaded cockpit on deck. These Maxi Yachts still sail fast, so they can get to the islands quickly, which means guests get to see more in just two days.

Visit Whitehaven Beach, plus sail to the northern end of the Whitsundays for snorkelling. Introductory and certified diving is available as an optional extra. Guests are welcome to get involved with the sailing, have a turn on the wheel, get that terrific adventure photo, or just lay back and take in the scenery as they sail by the Whitsunday Islands.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
8:30am - 8:30am
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
Maxi 2 Day 1 Night sailing

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$379.00$409.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Private Double Cabin only available on Hammer with share facilities. Price is per person.
$329.00$359.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are Per Person




Maxi Adventure 2 Day 1 Night

Relax in the sun on Hammer

If you are travelling on a budget, or have limited time, their two day one night sailing adventure aboard a Maxi Racing Yacht may be just for you. Hammer And Siska have been extensively refitted to accommodate up to 22 guests and two crew in open plan accommodation, double or single berths are available. The vessel Hammer does have a private double with shared bathroom facilities available. There's also a large saloon/dining area downstairs, plus a large fully shaded cockpit on deck. These Maxi Yachts still sail fast, so they can get to the islands quickly, which means guests get to see more in just two days.

Visit Whitehaven Beach, plus sail to the northern end of the Whitsundays for snorkelling. Introductory and certified diving is available as an optional extra. Guests are welcome to get involved with the sailing, have a turn on the wheel, get that terrific adventure photo, or just lay back and take in the scenery as they sail by the Whitsunday Islands.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
8:30am - 8:30am
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
Maxi 2 Day 1 Night sailing

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$379.00$409.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Private Double Cabin only available on Hammer with share facilities. Price is per person.
$329.00$359.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are Per Person




Maxi Adventure 2 Day 2 Nights

Boomerang

Join them on one of their two day two night Maxi sailing tours around the Whitsunday Islands. Choose between British Defender, Broomstick, Boomerang or Condor. Vessels are 83 feet long by 20 feet wide. Accommodation is open plan double and single berths. However Condor does have a private double with shared bathroom facilities.

If you are up for a good time, and would like to meet other travellers then this tour could be just for you. With the Maxi's sailing pretty fast, you will get to see more of the Whitsundays in two days, including a visit to Whitehaven Beach, a guided walk to Hill Inlet Lookout, plus sail to the Northern end of the Whitsundays, around Hayman Island, Hook Island and Langford Reef where the most amazing coral reefs are located. Snorkelling on the Reefs is included, or Introductory and certified diving is available as an optional extra.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 07 Mar 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
2:00pm - 2:00pm
2:00pm - 11:00am
2:00pm - 11:00am
2:00pm - 11:00am
2:00pm - 11:00am
2:00pm - 11:00am
2:00pm - 11:00am
2 Day 2 Night Maxi Adventure

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$389.00$559.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Private Cabin only available on Condor with share facilities. Rates are Per person.




Adventure Sailing 3 Day 2 Night Small Groups

Ragamuffin II

Join one of their three day two night Sailing Adventures around the Whitsunday Islands. Tours are aimed towards 18-35s and the young at heart travellers looking for a small group adventure around the Whitsunday Islands. Having three full days provides extra time to really explore the Whitsundays, including three to four hours at Whitehaven Beach, plus snorkelling excursions on two or three different coral reefs, including the reefs at the northern end of the Whitsundays, around Hayman Island, Hook Island, Langford Reef. Plus guests will enjoy a guided island walk to the spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout.

Guests on these tours are welcome to get involved with the sailing, have a turn on the wheel, or just sit back and relax. These yachts are maintained in exceptional condition and have been extensively modified downstairs to provide comfort for their guests. Interiors are open plan, with single bunks, and double berths. (private double/twin cabins only available on Eureka). Bathrooms are share facilities. Large shade awnings are available on deck. An Introductory or Certified scuba dive is available as an optional extra.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
9:30am - 9:30am
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
- 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
3 Day 2 Nights

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$529.00$669.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Private Double only avaliable on Eureka. Prices are Per person.
$445.00$509.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Per Person Rate




Adventure Sailing 3 Day 2 Night Small Groups

Ragamuffin II

Join one of their three day two night Sailing Adventures around the Whitsunday Islands. Tours are aimed towards 18-35s and the young at heart travellers looking for a small group adventure around the Whitsunday Islands. Having three full days provides extra time to really explore the Whitsundays, including three to four hours at Whitehaven Beach, plus snorkelling excursions on two or three different coral reefs, including the reefs at the northern end of the Whitsundays, around Hayman Island, Hook Island, Langford Reef. Plus guests will enjoy a guided island walk to the spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout.

Guests on these tours are welcome to get involved with the sailing, have a turn on the wheel, or just sit back and relax. These yachts are maintained in exceptional condition and have been extensively modified downstairs to provide comfort for their guests. Interiors are open plan, with single bunks, and double berths. (private double/twin cabins only available on Eureka). Bathrooms are share facilities. Large shade awnings are available on deck. An Introductory or Certified scuba dive is available as an optional extra.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
9:30am - 9:30am
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
- 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
3 Day 2 Nights

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$529.00$669.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Private Double only avaliable on Eureka. Prices are Per person.
$445.00$509.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Per Person Rate




Adventure Catamarans 2 Day 2 Night Small Numbers

Whitsunday Adventurer

Adventure Catamarans Dive and Sail have three Catamarans in their fleet that provide sailing holidays in the Whitsundays. Whitsunday Blue is a luxury eight guest Catamaran for the Couples market and offers two night or three night tours. For the Adventure market, their two day two night Catamaran tours around the Whitsunday Islands are their most popular tours. Vessels are Powerplay or Whitsunday Adventurer,

Tours offer time to explore the islands, including time to relax at the magnificent Whitehaven Beach, walk to Hill Inlet Lookout on Whitsunday Island, and experience snorkelling stops on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the Islands. Vessels include a heated spa on the foredeck, clear Kayaks and Paddle Boards. The Captain and crew will provide interpretive information on the Whitsunday Islands and the Marine Park.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
12:00pm -
12:00pm - 11:00am
12:00pm - 11:00am
2 Days 2 Nights

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$399.00$539.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Share Double Rate From AUD399 to AUD499 per person. Private Double Rate From AUD439 to AUD539 per person.
$379.00$479.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are per person.




Adventure Catamarans 2 Day 2 Night Small Numbers

Whitsunday Adventurer

Adventure Catamarans Dive and Sail have three Catamarans in their fleet that provide sailing holidays in the Whitsundays. Whitsunday Blue is a luxury eight guest Catamaran for the Couples market and offers two night or three night tours. For the Adventure market, their two day two night Catamaran tours around the Whitsunday Islands are their most popular tours. Vessels are Powerplay or Whitsunday Adventurer,

Tours offer time to explore the islands, including time to relax at the magnificent Whitehaven Beach, walk to Hill Inlet Lookout on Whitsunday Island, and experience snorkelling stops on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the Islands. Vessels include a heated spa on the foredeck, clear Kayaks and Paddle Boards. The Captain and crew will provide interpretive information on the Whitsunday Islands and the Marine Park.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
12:00pm -
12:00pm - 11:00am
12:00pm - 11:00am
2 Days 2 Nights

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$399.00$539.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Share Double Rate From AUD399 to AUD499 per person. Private Double Rate From AUD439 to AUD539 per person.
$379.00$479.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are per person.




Tall Ship Sailing 3 Days 3 Nights

Solway Lass

Australian Tall Ship Cruises - Explore the Whitsundays aboard this famous Tall Ship built in Holland in 1902. Solway Lass has an amazing history, serving in the World Wars for both sides, and at different stages of her life has sailed in: Holland, Germany, England, Scotland, Ireland, Denmark, Fiji and Sydney Harbour. Since the 1990s Solway Lass has been lovingly maintained and today is in exceptional condition, with 11 air-conditioned guest cabins and a licensed bar and saloon. Solway Lass has 11 sails and guests are welcome to help, or relax and take in the unspoilt Island views. This tour is available as a six day six night itinerary. Note the six night option consists of two three day three night cruises.

Solway Lass recently had an interior refit and has 10 guest cabins: two double/twin with ensuites, one six share; three four share; three Double/Twin; one Double with share bathrooms.

Guests joining a cruise on Solway Lass can go snorkelling on Coral Reefs, take an excursion in their glass bottom boat, or do an optional scuba dive when they meet with their Dive Boat. Their crew also offer guided island walks to spectacular lookouts and they visit Whitehaven Beach.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
7:30pm - 4:30pm
- 4:30pm
7:30pm -
3 or 6 Night Tour

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$559.00$739.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Rates are per person
$529.00$579.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are Per person.


Other Information

Children: Children: Children can be catered for on Solway Lass. Parents must take control of their children and not let them go unsupervised while on-board



Tall Ship Sailing 3 Days 3 Nights

Solway Lass

Australian Tall Ship Cruises - Explore the Whitsundays aboard this famous Tall Ship built in Holland in 1902. Solway Lass has an amazing history, serving in the World Wars for both sides, and at different stages of her life has sailed in: Holland, Germany, England, Scotland, Ireland, Denmark, Fiji and Sydney Harbour. Since the 1990s Solway Lass has been lovingly maintained and today is in exceptional condition, with 11 air-conditioned guest cabins and a licensed bar and saloon. Solway Lass has 11 sails and guests are welcome to help, or relax and take in the unspoilt Island views. This tour is available as a six day six night itinerary. Note the six night option consists of two three day three night cruises.

Solway Lass recently had an interior refit and has 10 guest cabins: two double/twin with ensuites, one six share; three four share; three Double/Twin; one Double with share bathrooms.

Guests joining a cruise on Solway Lass can go snorkelling on Coral Reefs, take an excursion in their glass bottom boat, or do an optional scuba dive when they meet with their Dive Boat. Their crew also offer guided island walks to spectacular lookouts and they visit Whitehaven Beach.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
7:30pm - 4:30pm
- 4:30pm
7:30pm -
3 or 6 Night Tour

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$559.00$739.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
Rates are per person
$529.00$579.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Rates are Per person.


Other Information

Children: Children: Children can be catered for on Solway Lass. Parents must take control of their children and not let them go unsupervised while on-board



Delux Catamaran Sailing 3 Days 3 Nights

Clear bottom Kayaks

Join the French built Catamaran Whitsunday Blue for a 2 or a 3 Night Island Cruise exploring the Whitsunday Islands and snorkelling on the Fringing Coral Reefs around the Islands. Small numbers only eight passengers for a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Great for honeymooners.

During your tour explore coral reefs teeming with marine life, swim in the tropical waters, bushwalk on the islands, visit magnificent beaches, and take the glass bottom Kayak on personal Coral Viewing Excursion.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
3:00pm - 3:00pm
5:00pm - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 1:00pm
2/2 Night and 3/3 Night Departures

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$575.00$895.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
prices are per person




Sail Training from 3 Days 2 Nights

Eureka

Explore Whitsundays Sail Training teaches you to learn to sail in Australia's premier sailing ground, the Whitsunday Islands. The Explore Whitsundays Sail Training conducts various maritime courses. Their Sail Training courses work for participants, whether they are learning for recreational or commercial purposes and meet the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).

All the crew are qualified professionals, providing guests with gourmet meals and sharing their knowledge of the local ecology. Guests are given the opportunity to have a 'hands on' experience by helping the crew with the workings of the yacht. Courses available are the three day two night Introduction to Sailing, six day five night Commercial Crew Certificate, or a 23 Day program designed for people looking to start a career in the marine charter industry, Sail Learn to Earn. Along with the theory and practice, time is made available to explore the fringing coral, coves, harbours, inlets, beaches and bays of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, plus visit to the magnificent Whitehaven Beach

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 May 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
9:30am - 9:30am
- 2:30pm
9:30am -
- 2:30pm
Sail Training Courses

Tour Departs From

  • Explore Whitsundays

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$849.00$2599.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
3 Day 2 Night Introduction from AUD849. 6 Day 5 Night Competent Crew Certificate From AUD1449. 23 Day Learn to Earn Sailing Course From AUD2599.




Adventure Sailing Prima 2 Day 2 Night Small Groups

A Cruise for Couples - Explore Whitsundays

Prima provides a small group Sailing Adventure around the Whitsundays. Prima is a 47 foot Sloop built for Whitsunday Charters, lovingly presented and maintained. She is suitable for adventure seekers,couples, families and for private charter.

Prima has 4 Double Cabins, 2 of the Doubles have an ensuite, 2 doubles have share bathroom. 2 Single bunks are also available and the Dining Table can be converted to a double. There is a comfortable saloon and dining area for relaxing. The cockpit has a shade awning and a deck shower with hot water.

Tour Information


Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$389.00$449.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Share cabin
$409.00$469.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
share Double




Adventure Sailing Prima 2 Day 2 Night Small Groups

A Cruise for Couples - Explore Whitsundays

Prima provides a small group Sailing Adventure around the Whitsundays. Prima is a 47 foot Sloop built for Whitsunday Charters, lovingly presented and maintained. She is suitable for adventure seekers,couples, families and for private charter.

Prima has 4 Double Cabins, 2 of the Doubles have an ensuite, 2 doubles have share bathroom. 2 Single bunks are also available and the Dining Table can be converted to a double. There is a comfortable saloon and dining area for relaxing. The cockpit has a shade awning and a deck shower with hot water.

Tour Information


Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$389.00$449.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Share cabin
$409.00$469.00Tour - All Inclusive (Double)
share Double




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07 4946 4999
1800 810 116

 
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