What to expect on a Whitsundays overnight sailing trip
Excitement as your board the boat and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Enjoy a briefing from your crew and be assigned your bed before setting sail and onwards to your first destinations.
Moor in sheltered bays each evening. Your crew will anchor the boat each evening in a sheltered bay so you can enjoy a comfortable nights' sleep.
Spend a number of hours on the famous Whitehaven Beach where you can wade in shallow waters or sunbake on the silica sand and just explore this amazing beach at your own leisure!
While on the famous beach, you can go on a guided bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout with your crew who will point out native creatures and plant species along the way. When at your destination, enjoy the incredible view of Whitehaven Beach’s swirling sands and the surrounding islands.
A sociable trip as you get to know your fellow passengers. Each boat trip usually has an exciting mix of travellers from around the world and from all walks of life.
Learn about your natural surrounding and the Whitsunday region from your crew. Your experience crew members enjoy telling stories about the Whitsunday islands, marine life and native flora and fauna.
Learn to sail alongside your experienced crew. That’s right, most trips offer the unique chance to learn to sail with hands-on experience! Assist your crew set the sails and grind the winches as you travel from one destination to the next.
Enjoy great meals prepared by your host! While you are busy exploring your surroundings, your crew will prepare freshly-made meals and snacks along the way. Meals are usually a mix of options and each boat sample menu is on the product page.
A few sociable drinks each evening and a great view of the starry sky. Why not head out onto the vessel’s deck each afternoon and enjoy some chilled drinks and chat with your fellow guests. As daylight vanishes, you will enjoy a great view of the clear skies and stars.
Exciting water-based activities with plenty of snorkelling. Most overnight sailing trips will try to get up to 4 snorkel sites in along the way. Get ready to see some exciting marine life and coral species at some of the best snorkel sites around the islands.
Depending on the tour, enjoy the water toys which may be kayaks, sea scooter and SUP boards. That’s right, a number of vessels also carry extra watersports equipment for additional entertainment.