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Starting From AU$329.00

SV Whitehaven 2D 1 N

MULTI AWARD WINNING ECO INTERPRETIVE TOURS;

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Multi Award Winning Adventure and Eco Tourism Operation

24 Guests 3 Fabulous crew

Price includes NO HIDDEN EXTRAS:

  •  GST, National Park & Great Barrier Reef Marine Park entry fees, administration fees
  • Professional skipper & crew
  • Accommodation
  • Fresh linen with Bath Towel
  • All meals freshly prepared onboard
  • FREE Use of wetsuits or snorkel suits
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • FREE Kayaking Safari
  • Guided Eco Interpetive tours by our formally trained fun crew
  • hot showers

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit snorkelling sites (no need to wait for people scuba diving), snorkel from protected beaches, great for first time snorkellers
  • Fun eco guides, learn all about the Whitsunday wildlife, reefs, turtles, sea eagles and ancient aboriginal ngaro tribes
  • 2 full days, more time to explore islands and beaches, extra time at Whitehaven Beach, and Hill Inlet
  • Whale Watching when in season (July to September)
  • Stargazing and astronomy over a cold beer or wine
  • kayaking to explore reefs, beaches and mangroves
  • Eco friendly tree hugging and possum patting :-)

Optional extra costs: BYO alcohol (no glass)

Owner Operator Quality WCBIA Member

All itineraries are weather dependant, we aim to visit the best places on the day

Common Itinerary 2 Full Days/1 Night 

Day One:

  • Depart Airlie Beach at about 8.45am . Once on board our friendly crew will brief you about safety and sailing, before setting sail to cross the Whitsunday passage. Get involved with sailing, and take a turn at the helm under the guidance of our skill full crew.
  • After morning tea, at 11am arrive at your first snorkelling destination, our crew will give you an introduction to snorkelling and take you ashore by dinghy to snorkel from the safety of a protected beach, a great way to gain confidence in the water.
  • 12.30 head back to the ship for a scrumptious buffet lunch of cold meats, salads and rolls, all freshly prepared on board. Then set sail for the next afternoon location.
  • Set sail to our overnight anchorage at Nara Inlet, enjoy kayaking activities and visit the Aborginal Caves and learn all about the Ngaro tribe from your crew
  • Enjoy a hot shower, afternoon Hor dourves, a cold beer or wine and hear our tree hugging crew tell some fascinating tales of life below and above the water on the Great Barrier Reef. Listen out for the friendly dolphin pods which frequent the Northern islands. Enjoy a delicious dinner, and enjoy some fun on the back deck, or find a quiet spot and star gaze before falling in to bed for a good nights sleep

 

Second Option Day One:

  • Depart Airlie Beach at about 8.45am . Once on board our friendly crew will brief you about safety and sailing, before setting sail to cross the Whitsunday passage. Get involved with sailing, and take a turn at the helm under the guidance of our skill full crew.
  • Set sail to Hill Inlet and Whitehaven beach for an extended visit. No need to rush off to find a scuba diving site, plenty of time to relax and enjoy one of the Worlds best beaches with pure white silica sand and postcard views to die for. Join the crew for a few beach games, and a guided walk to the look out at Hill Inlet, on the way our crew will point out many things of interest adding to the wow factor of your day
  • Return to the good ship SV  Whitehaven for lunch and enjoy the relief of permanent shade on our back deck. 
  • Relax in the sun or shade as we head back to the pristine coral areas of of the Whitsundays for an afternoon snorkelling experience, now experienced snorkellers, well educated on the marine life by the crew, discover even more new and exciting things below the ocean.
  • At the end of another big day out, hot shower, yummy food and good times with your new found ship mates

 

Day Two:

  • Another early rise, you wouldn't want to miss a thing in this neighbourhood - mantarays, dolphins, turtles, Whales (in season). After breakfast, enjoy a kayaking expedition, and combine a bit of excercise with some wildlife spotting. Enjoy a race back to the ship to find the champion kayaking team on board!
  • After morning tea, its time to hit the water, for one last snorkelling opportunity - everyone will be experts by now, recognising and identifying even more marine wonders.
  • By midday its back to the ship for a rewarding lunch before setting sail back to Airlie Beach accross the Whitsunday passage.
  • Return to Airlie Beach at 3.30-4pm (depending how fast you sail!), but the fun doesn't end here. Join your ship mates for the "After Party" were everyone gets chance to let their hair down and go a little bit wild- details provided at the end of the trip!

 

Departs: Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, 8.30am Sunday, Wednesday & Fridays

Returns: 4.00pm Monday, Thursday & Saturdays

Soft drinks available for purchase for $2.00