Come sail the Whitsundays in 2 days and 1 night on "Waltzing Matilda", the ultimate sailing trip for couples and travellers who are seeking a small group experience!
Enjoy a thrilling sail through the Whitsundays with Waltzing Matilda. Waltzing Matilda is a 60 foot Roberts Ketch, designed for the ultimate sailing experience in the Whitsundays! She has a stylish interior and a spacious deck area which offers lots of room to relax and take in the scenery above decks, with still plenty of space below. With just 14 passengers, this is a great choice for those are looking to escape the large crowds.
This Whitsundays sailing tour is perfect for couples and solo travellers who are looking for a sailing trip which is a little bit different and adds that little bit extra. Your itinerary includes a visit to the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, an incredible snorkel over some of the best reefs in the world and of course, freshly-made meals prepared by professional crew and the chance to make new friends. Choose to relax and sunbake on the deck, or get involved and take the wheel, hoist the sails and grind the winches on this comfortable sailing yacht.
Sail in a league of your own in this modern and comfortable vessel, as you sail around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.
Book your Whitsundays sailing adventure on Waltzing Matilda online with us today!
Your 2 day and 1 night adventure cruise begins at 8:30 am, departing from Abell Point Marina. During your two days, you will cover around 90 nautical miles or 160 kilometres. You will begin by sailing across the Whitsunday Passage to Blue Pearl Bay off of Hayman Island. Next you will sail around the southern side of Hook Island, pass through Hook Passage and speed sail your way to Cataran Bay on Border Island. Your crew will proceed to find you a nice and protected anchorage site for a night of fun.
The next day, you will head to the north eastern side of Whitsunday Island to Whitehaven Beach, where you will take a guided bush walk up to the ever-talked-about Hill Inlet Lookout. Don't forget to bring your camera as this will be a view you will want to capture forever. You'll get to enjoy the amazing beach below, taking time to swim in the warm shallow waters. You will then make you way back to Airlie beach, where you will pass along the western coast of Whitsunday Island, returning back at approximately 4:00 pm.
(Please note this a sample itinerary only. Itineraries are flexible and will differ depending on weather conditions and tides. Itineraries are planned by the Captain considering the safety and wellbeing of guests and crew. If you have a special place that you would like to visit, they will do their very best to see what can be done.)
To confirm your participation, please check in at Whitsunday Sailing Adventures store one day in advance before 5:00 pm.
Address: Whitsunday Sailing Adventures, 402 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Boarding point: Abell Point Marina, Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach ALD 4802
Please make your way to the boarding point at least 30 minutes in advance of your scheduled departure time.
Meals are included. Click here for a sample menu.
Please note that this is a sample menu and is subject to change and amendments.
Children under the age of 8 years are not recommended to take part in this tour.
Tour duration: Depart 8:30 am on Day 1, return at 4:00 pm on Day 2 (approximate times)
If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know at the time of booking.
You should be a competent swimmer to take part in this tour.
There is a shower available on board, however fresh water is limited.
A minimum of 7 people are required to book this tour for it to proceed.
Please note that most trips will still depart if rain is forecasted, with showers generally passing quite quickly. In the case of a storm or high wind warning, it is at the discretion of the skipper to cancel the trip. Guests will be notified as soon as possible and will be issued a refund if an alternate arrangement cannot be made.
If your boat is unable to sail due to mechanical issues or any other reason than the weather, you will have the option of another suitable vessel or being issued with a refund.
We recommend purchasing travel insurance which includes covers for this tour. We recommend that your travel insurance includes cover for illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.
What to bring:
Change of clothes
Warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal)
Alcohol (no glass bottles)
Seasickness medication (if required)
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.