Exclusive numbers, high speed and top value for those short on time and don't want to miss a thing
Until October 4th, 2016, Iceberg will take you on a 2 day 1 night sailing experience around the Whitsunday Islands, offering you a high quality and personalised experience at an affordable price. This 52ft sports yacht sails with speed, but without compromising comfort and style. Taking out a maximum of only 12 guests, Iceberg provides an intimate and relaxing atmosphere perfect for couples or those wanting to get away from the large crowds. Over two relaxing days, your professional crew will take you to all the Whitsunday Island hot spots and unforgettable snorkel locations.
Iceberg will be changing to a 2 day, 2 night tour beginning October 4th, 2016.
Iceberg two-days and one-night trip is independently owned, operated and skippered by brothers Luke and Tristram Mairs, who have both been sailing since a young age. With their years of experience, they have learned all the best spots in the Whitsundays, taking you to all of its hidden gems. Taking out a maximum of 12 passengers, Iceberg is able to access a number of pristine uncrowded snorkelling locations as well as hidden beaches, inaccessible by many larger boats, for an exclusive and amazing experience. Whitehaven Beach is the highlight of the Whitsundays and a prime destination of Iceberg's agenda. As one of the most famous and beautiful places in all of Australia, it is promised to be the experience of a lifetime. If want to see the best of the Whitsundays without the large crowds for one night, then Iceberg is the perfect choice for you.
Please note Iceberg will be changing to a two-day, two-night tour beginning October 4th, 2016 and will not longer be running a one-night tour.
- 12 passengers creating a more personal experience
- Real sailing on a fast modern boat
- Fresh linen and bath towels provided for all guests
- All meals freshly prepared on board by your highly trained crew
- Morning tea and afternoon tea
- Tea and coffee
- Wetsuit hire and snorkel gear provided
- Private cabin accommodation available
Iceberg offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for everyone, with 3 types to choose from:
- Share accom - single and double beds in shared area
- Private double cabin - one double bed in a private cabin for two people to share
- Private twin cabin - two single beds in a private cabin for two people to share
Choose to bask in the sun on the decks, or join the crew in hoisting the sails and preparing to tackle the Whitsundays waters. Take time to relax and kick back and read a book or splash into the sea for an exciting snorkel or swim. Iceberg will spend time at Whitehaven Beach, one of the top 10 beaches in the world and labelled as Queensland's most beautiful beach, for an unforgettable experience. You will normally spend a full morning or afternoon enjoying the 7 kilometres of pure white silica sand, including a visit to the spectacular Hill Inlet lookout, where you will access a panoramic view of the beach. Your crew will take you for a short bushwalk up to the lookout giving you insight into the region's local wildlife and history along the way so you can get the know the area better. From Hill Inlet, you will be able to capture postcard-perfect photos and depending on the tide, may even be able to spot sting rays and baby sharks with the naked eye!
You'll have the opportunity to enjoy the amazing fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef during your time in Whitsunday Islands, to see the beautiful corals and marine life up close. The remarkable reef systems fuse together some of the most spectacular corals, tropical fish, giant clams, sea turtles and thousands of species of stunning and unique marine life to create one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. The islands offer protection from wind and waves, providing you with calm and comfortable areas to snorkel, making it perfect for beginners and experienced snorkellers alike. Our crew will do their best to take you to uncrowded sites to give you a more exclusive experience and allow you to have the time and space to explore the beautiful fringing reefs.
Lunch: Roast chicken, potato salad a la Tristram, fresh green salad, and various sauces
Sunset snack: Hot spring rolls with various dipping sauces
Dinner: Beef stroganoff, roasted vegetables, rice.
Morning and afternoon tea: Coffee, tea, milk, biscuits - served throughout the trip
Breakfast: Freshly brewed coffee, tea, orange juice, muesli, cornflakes, cocoa pops, milk, English muffins and a selection of spreads
Lunch: Deli sandwich rolls
Morning and afternoon tea: coffee, tea, milk, biscuits - served throughout the trip
* Please note this is a sample of menu and is subject to change and amendments
Iceberg will be changing to a 2 day, 2 night tour beginning October 4th, 2016
Minimum age for children is 10+. Guests under 18 must be able to swim.
Guests under 18 cannot be booked into shared accommodation. (except where group will occupy an entire shared area). In other cases the parent need to occupy the shared area and child share private cabin with other parent)
Only suitable for active people. A basic level of fitness and mobility is required, for example you should be able to climb a ladder easily.
Iceberg is also available for Private Charter.
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What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with: change of clothes, hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles please.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including your boat's check-in office, a 24 hour locker shop or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
BYO alcohol - no glass. Soft drinks available for purchase on board.
Skipper, host, drinking water, meals, bath towels, linen, wetsuit hire and snorkelling equipment and all Marine Park fees.
Terms and Conditions
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. Also please note that you need to allow time prior to the boats departure to check in, please ask us for more details.
All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers traveling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.