Budget Boat Trips for Backpackers
The village-like town of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays is a frequent hot spot for backpackers with its budget-friendly accommodation houses and camping areas, exciting night-club scene and of course its variety of budget-conscious sailing boat trips.
Its fantastic weather and laid-back vibe are also added bonuses! The Whitsundays provide the perfect say to enjoy sailing around tropical islands, snorkelling and visiting the famous Whitehaven Beach. Sticking to a budget doesn't mean you have to miss out on any of the fun. If you are hoping to spend your next holiday in Airlie Beach and want to stay and sail on a budget, then here are some Sailing Whitsundays tips, trips and packages for you to consider.
Top Five Backpacker Sailing Boats
Habibi â€“ The ultimate budget trip: Habibi takes 26 passengers at a time on board a social sailing boat. Habibi has both private and shared accommodation and is one of the most budget-savvy boats in the Whitsundays.
2 Day/ 2 Nights
Departs Wed, Fri, Sun
Tongarra â€“ The fun, social catamaran: Tongarra is a big, red sailing catamaran that offers guests the chance to sleep under the stars and enjoy 2 days of social sailing on the calm Whitsunday waters.
2 Day/ 2 Nights
Departs Mon, Wed, Sat
Siska or Hammer â€“ Hands-on sailing adventure: Siska and Hammer are sister ships that offer a 1 night trip of sailing through the Whitsundays. They depart on alternate days to accommodate their guests and offer all the best of the Whitsundays.
2 Day/ 1 Night
Atlantic Clipper â€“ The Whitsundays party boat: Atlantic Clipper is the biggest boat in the Whitsundays with 53 passengers on board. It's known as one of the funnest boats with a 2 day, 2 night trip that does it all, including onboard diving.
2 Day/ 2 Night
Departs Tue, Thur, Satâ€‹