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Waltzing Matilda Sailing In The Whitsundays

Updated Fri 29 Sep 2023

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Why Choose Waltzing Matilda in the Whitsundays?

With her traditional sailing design, low passenger numbers, and ability to cater for all age groups, Waltzing Matilda is the perfect platform to enjoy a unique sailing experience around the Whitsundays.

Experienced sailors would know Waltzing Matilda. She is a 60ft fibreglass Roberts Ketch, and is an incredible vessel in design. Even passengers who don't know about sailing will very quickly come to understand the experience and the magic of Waltzing Matilda, which provides ample room and comfort for her 14 passengers.

A trip on Waltzing Matilda is ideal for those wanting to escape the crowds and enjoy a peaceful, relaxing experience around the Whitsundays.

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About Waltzing Matilda

With private and shared accommodation on offer, Waltzing Matilda is ideal for a wide range of travellers and her itinerary suits those who want to see and experience the best of the Whitsundays. There are a range of tours available which are great for solo travellers, families and couples alike. Waltzing Matilda's crowd offers a blended group, which is great for meeting new people. 

On board, there is plenty of deck space for relaxing, socialising or sunbathing. Down below, you'll find a spacious saloon area that is a great option to seek solitude and read a book, or just comfort away from the warm sun.

When guests are not soaking in the magical feeling of being under sail, Waltzing Matilda will stop at a number of great locations with time for swimming, snorkelling and exploring.

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The day and overnight trip's highlights are certainly time at the famous Whitehaven Beach which is complete with a guided bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout, where you can see the famous lookout point and the beautiful mosaic of the swirling sands of Whitehaven Beach.

During all of these activities, the crew will prepare fresh meals, share their knowledge of the region and ensure each passenger has the trip of a lifetime. 

Tours on Waltzing Matilda

When it comes to deciding the type of trip you'd like to go on, Waltzing Matilda has plenty of variety! If you're after an authentic overnight sailing adventure filled with snorkelling, stargazing and a lively atmosphere, opt for Waltzing Matilda's overnight tour. If you don't have much time, a day tour is still plenty of time to explore the best of the Whitsundays! You could even choose an evening sunset sail with drinks and nibbles where you'll sail around Airlie's nearby bays and watch the sun go down. Otherwise if you're looking for a more intimate getaway, there are two private charter options; an overnight private charter or simply a day charter. All in all, a trip on Waltzing Matilda is guaranteed to be the trip of a lifetime!

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