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Top Whitsunday Sailing Trips For Couples

Updated Tue 30 Jan 2024

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As one of the most romantic places in Australia, the Whitsundays are a perfect place for couples to escape. Featuring the renowned Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and many beautiful reefs, the Whitsundays are a popular holiday destination for couples and honeymooners from around the world. We've put together a list of our favourite romantic trips to help you plan your upcoming romantic holiday to ensure you get to enjoy your time here in the Whitsundays!

Get ready to spoil yourself and your loved one in this incredible destination as you join the sailing trip of a lifetime. Just to note, as most of these trips are sought after best-sellers, we suggest booking as soon as possible so you can get onto the boat of your dreams!

Here are the perfect Whitsunday sailing trips for couples!

1. Milady

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Milady is a 54 foot sailing yacht with space for up to 12 guests on day sails and 6 on overnight trips. The yacht is fit with four private cabins with ensuite, a spacious saloon, ample deck space, and a modern kitchen. On board, you will have the opportunity to visit iconic locations within the Whitsundays including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout, and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Milady is available for day sails, overnight tours, and private charters. The stylish and comfortable yacht is the perfect home away from home for you and your significant other. 

2. Whitsunday Getaway

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Whitsunday Getaway is a Whitsundays' couples catamaran that is stylish, includes queen cabins and has just 8 guests on board. It offers snorkelling, a visit to Whitehaven Beach and so much more. It's a great option for those who want a luxury cat that feels stable under sail and offers all the perks of a top sailing trip! Getaway is available for private charters, 2 night trips, and 3 night trips

3. Whitsunday Blue

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With just 4 couples and private ensuite cabins as well as stand-up paddleboards, this is the ideal catamaran for those who want a little extra during their Whitsunday sailing trip that's designed for couples! Whitsunday Blue offers private charters and a 3 day, 3 night trip which visits highlights such as Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and the fringing reefs of the islands.

4. On Ice

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On Ice takes just 10 guests and features a sea scooter, clear canoe, paddleboards and quality snorkel equipment making this trip is a popular choice. It features both shared accommodation and private cabins, hosting a mix of guests. On Ice is known for her fun water sports, toys and action-packed itinerary. Choose between the private charter tour or a 2 day, 2 night trip with 8 others.

Romantic Sailing Trips For Couples

5. Blizzard

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Blizzard features a sea scooter and private ensuite cabins and is an intimate sailing trip with only 10 guests onboard. Blizzard offers a longer trip than most, and is a great option if you want the true feel of a sailing boat combined with a blended guest list! With both private cabins and shared accommodation, you can look forward to meeting different types of travellers on this trip.

6. Whitsunday Adventurer

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Whitsunday Adventurer is a great trip to relax and explore in the Whitsundays. This catamaran features a spa, clear kayaks and SUP boards onboard and has both shared and private accommodation. It's a great option for couples who want a varied guest list on board, giving you the chance to socialise while on your romantic getaway! Adventurer offers 2 day, 2 night tours, or private charters

7. Prima

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Prima is an intimate sailing trip with just 12 passengers onboard as well as private double ensuite cabins and shared accommodation. This is a perfect escape from the crowds out into the stunning Whitsunday Islands. Prima is a fun, yet relaxing vessel that offers an amazing sailing experience that's great for couples who want both privacy and the chance to meet new people. If you are happy to meet and mingle with other guests, the 2 day, 1 night trip is for you. If you'd prefer a little more privacy, book a private charter!

8. Waltzing Matilda

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Escape the crowds with just 14 guests onboard, private cabins and genuine sailing experience on board the Aussie classic, Waltzing Matilda. You can look forward to visiting all the highlights the Whitsundays are known for including Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Your crew will also take your snorkelling and host an authentic Aussie BBQ right on board the boat! Waltzing Matilda offers 2 day, 1 night tours, day tours, private overnight charters, private day charters, and a sunset sail!

9. Honeymoon Package

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Go above and beyond and have the ultimate romantic getaway with our Honeymoon Package which includes the best of the best. Spend 3 nights in a luxurious self-contained apartment, take a helicopter to Whitehaven Beach, stay in an underwater hotel for a night, spend a day exploring the Whitsunday Islands on your own private charter, and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Honeymoon Package is guaranteed to be a trip of a lifetime for you and your significant other! 

10. Adventure For Two Package

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If you and your significant other are an adventurous couple then the Adventure For Two Package is definitely for you. With every adventurous activity you could possibly do in the Whitsundays included, you'd be crazy to pass up this opportunity! Skydive over the Whitsunday Islands, jetski to Long Island from Airlie Beach, scuba dive on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, take a scenic flight over Heart Reef, and go on a calming sunset sail to catch your breath after your wild week of activities! You'll also spend 5 nights at Marina Shores accommodation in Airlie Beach. 

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