Backpacker trips in the Whitsundays
Australia is a backpacker’s dream. With so many amazing places at your fingertips, it is the perfect place to throw on your pack and explore.
The Whitsundays are a must-see for any backpacker coming to Australia. It’s such a beautiful place, and also offers an amazing backdrop for meeting new people and seeing new things. It is a sailor’s paradise and is the best place in Australia to enjoy a sailing trip out on the ocean, with the sea breeze in your hair and waves below your feet. There are many trips to choose from that are aimed towards backpackers and their budget. You can click here for more information or check out a few of the boats below for more information.
Powerplay is an 18 passenger power catamaran that is ideal for backpackers. This tour offers guests 2 days and 2 nights to explore the Whitsundays, checking out must-sees such as Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Guests can also snorkel, enjoy a rendezvous dive and spend time paddle boarding off the back of the boat in the protected calm bays of the islands.
Siska is a 22 passenger sailboat that offers guests the chance to sail the Whitsundays for 2 beautiful days and 1 night. With rendezvous diving available, snorkelling and swimming, Siska’s social tour has it all. Siska also has a sister ship Hammer that leaves on alternate days.
Atlantic Clipper’s 53 passenger trip is one of the most social trips in the Whitsundays. This giant sailboat is a party on the water with an onboard spa, giant slide, snorkelling, swimming and socialising. ‘Clipper’ sails for 2 days and 2 nights for a fun, unforgettable experience.
Anaconda III is one of the only sailing trips that ventures to the Outer Great Barrier Reef and offers onboard scuba diving. The big 32 passenger boat offers guests an extended trip at 3 days and 3 nights and promises to be a fun time!
New Horizon’s 2 day, 2 night trip to the Whitsundays is ideal for backpackers! With 32 passengers on board, it’s a social tour where you’ll get to explore and socialise during your trip. You’ll visit Whitehaven Beach, snorkel, swim, enjoy paddleboarding, or even enjoy the giant slide!
Boomerang offers authentic sailing in the Whitsundays on board an ex-racing yacht. For 2 days and 2 night guests can enjoy sailing alongside 28 other passengers, enjoying the beauty of the Whitsundays. Also take the time to enjoy snorkelling or rendezvous diving, island hopping and checking out Whitehaven Beach.
British Defender is another racing yacht with an amazing history in the racing world. It is also the only maxi yacht in the Whitsundays with air-conditioning! This amazing trip gives guests 2 days and 2 nights to explore the Whitsundays, visiting favourites such as Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout.