There are so many options for backpackers to enjoy their time in the Whitsundays. With plenty of budget friendly boats and tours available, backpackers can enjoy the amazing Whitsundays seeing all it has on offer. Each tour offers the option to snorkel as well as a visit to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, sometimes with additional extra such as stand-up paddleboards, scuba diving waterslides and more! There is something for every type of backpacker, with many different types of vessels, accommodation types and itineraries.
*Please note as of April 2, 2018 Powerplay will be departing at 1:00pm and returning at 11:00am
Powerplay will take you on the ride of your life through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands for fun, relaxation and adventure!
Powerplay will take you on an unforgettable two-day and two-night trip that will have you snorkelling, swimming and meeting lots of new friends as you cruise through the Whitsunday Islands. With a great social atmosphere, Powerplay offers the perfect place to explore and have the adventure of a lifetime in the Whitsundays.
New Horizon is great way to have fun at a great price! Perfect for backpackers wanting to socialise while on a Whitsunday adventure!
New Horizon offers a fun-filled tour of the Whitsundays with traditional sailing and plenty of activities that is ideal for a social crowd wanting an action-packed adventure. New Horizon offers a busy itinerary as well as snorkelling, diving, stand-up paddleboarding and a waterslide! The boat has a huge deck for relaxing and enjoying the views. You will sail around the Whitsundays in Air Conditioned comfort, with the highlight of your visit being Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. During the trip you will explore some of the best dive and snorkel sites in the Whitsundays.
Are you looking for the biggest party boat in the Whitsundays? Jump on board the Clipper!
If you want to spend your days exploring all the hottest areas of the Whitsunday Islands and your nights socialising with a group of fun, like-minded travellers, all on board a large and comfortable boat which boats a huge water slide and air-conditioning, then the Atlantic Clipper is the perfect choice for you!
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Hop on board Apollo and enjoy the sun in the Whitsundays
Apollo offers guests the chance to experience fun in the sun in the Whitsundays. With fast sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, and an amazing crew, you will have the trip of a lifetime! For 3 days and 2 nights you will get to sail the calm waters of the Whitsundays, with the added bonus of a free dive for both introductory and certified divers. See all the beauty the tropical oasis of the Whitsundays has to offer with Apollo.
Attention all thrill-seekers, socialites, and those looking for a fun action-packed tour: Hammer is for you!
Enjoy an adrenaline pumping sail through the Whitsundays with Hammer. A 75 foot Maxi yacht that is indeed a true Australian yachting legend, Hammer was originally designed to compete in some of the most famous world-wide races. Throughout her racing career, she earned herself several titles but is best known for her five consecutive placings in the world famous Sydney to Hobart race. Hammer carries 21 guests and 3 crew for two days and one night, and promises an unforgettable sailing experience.
For the social crowd looking to experience some fast and exciting sailing!!
Siska is one of the most comfortable maxi yachts in the region with a rich racing history! Now it's your turn to show up all the other boats around the Whitsunday Islands! See what it feels like to reach maximum speeds heeled over hard. Experience a fun social tour at sea with great company and fun crew members. If you're looking for fast sailing, a chance to see the best of the Whitsundays and an incredible social atmosphere... this is your chance. Perfect if you only have one night to spare in the Whitsundays or are running on a tight budget!
Ride to Paradise is the ultimate Whitsunday Islands adventure package
Ride to Paradise 1 Night Resort Stay includes 1 nights accommodation at the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort, plus 1 day exploring the Whitsundays on the fast and fun Wildcat. This tour is ideal if you're short on time but still want to experience all the best of the Whitsunday Islands.This short and sweet trip will take you to all the amazing highlights in the Whitsundays, compacted into a fun and adventurous day and night.
Whitsunday Adventurer offers the ultimate adventure with sailing, snorkelling, kayaking, paddle boards and more!
If you are an adventure-seeking traveller, take advantage of all the action-packed activities on board Whitsunday Adventurer! Sail, snorkel, kayak, use the stand-up paddle boards or go for a bush walk - there is something for everyone. If you'd prefer to relax, you can lie back on the spacious decks and enjoy the sunshine or jump in the luxury heated spa! With a maximum of 12 passengers, you are guaranteed an intimate and relaxed setting that is still full of fun and adventure! A great option for young couples, families, groups of friends and and single travellers alike.
This budget social trip has an amazing reputation for being fun, full of adventure and excitement!
An incredibly fun and entertaining 18-35's catamaran, Tongarra boasts a lot of deck space to relax and socialise while you explore the Whitsundays! For two days and two nights, you will sail around the Whitsunday Islands and experience all that they have to offer, exploring protected bays and snorkelling in the stunning fringing reefs, or working on your tan at Whitehaven Beach and sleeping under the stars at night! Tongarra is an extremely popular boat among the backpacker community, and has a stellar reputation for exceeding passengers expectations.
Take a racing maxi yacht tour that will have you flying!
One of the most famous maxi yachts in racing history, Condor has won every major ocean race in the world, not once, but twice! Fast, sleek and famous, Condor is the ultimate racing yacht, designed for pure speed and power, a true sailing experience!
Newly refurbished British Defender is the perfect vessel for a fast sailing adventure with plenty of socialising
Ideal for the thrill-seekers who are wanting a fast and adventurous sailing trip in the Whitsundays! With 28 passengers onboard, the well-known racer British Defender is a social trip, ideal for travellers aged 18-35 who are wanting to experience all of the Whitsundays has to offer, with plenty of fun but also some time to relax. With some snorkelling, a visit to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, and the chance to jump onboard a fast, maxi yacht, British Defender is a favourite.
Feel the need for speed? Broomstick can offer you just this and more!
Originally built in South Africa to win the Cape Town to Rio Yacht Race, Broomstick is able to reach speeds like no other in the Whitsundays. Like a true Maxi, she is big, comfortable and very fast. Don't believe us? Just look at her track record, competing in many of the world's most famous sailing events including Sydney to Hobart Race. Broomstick finished racing in 2000 and was converted to charter boat in 2001... but beware, her racing spirit still remains!
The authentic sailing boat Boomerang will take you on a thrilling tour of the Whitsundays
Boomerang offers an exciting 2 day and 2 night tour that is popular among the thrill-seekers and avid sailors. Originally built in Italy to compete in the world's most recognized races, she proved to herself to be a true winner. After competing and placing in races worldwide, including in the USA, Japan and New Zealand, she made her home in the Whitsundays in 2009 where she takes lucky passengers around the Whitsunday Islands in true speed.
Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to explore the Whitsundays!
Ride to Paradise Resort Stay includes 2 nights accommodation at the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort on the beautiful Whitsundays mainland. Spend your nights on land and your days at sea on board the fast and fun Wildcat, visiting the Whitsunday Islands. Visit iconic locations such as Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, and several beautiful snorkelling locations.
Sail away with Samurai for a 2 day, 1 night trip in the Whitsundays!
Samurai offers a 2 day, 1 night sailing tour with all the comforts of modern design to enjoy while you sail around the Whitsundays! Samurai is known for her impressive racing history that make her a fun and fast vessel to enjoy while exploring the Whitsunday islands. Since making the Whitsundays her home, she now sails the waters of the Whitsundays with up to 22 passengers at a time during an unforgettable 2 day, 1 night trip.
The 17.5m Eco Accredited Safari Beach Boat SV Whitehaven will take you for a magical overnight cruise on tropical waters of the Whitsundays in style and comfort. With an emphasis on snorkelling, plenty of beach time and visiting the hotspots including Whitehaven Beach and plenty of eco-guided island exploration, than you are in the right place. With big open decks to sunbathe on, plenty of deck seating and huge aft deck permanent shade, she is the ideal safari boat. SV Whitehaven is an Advanced Eco Accredited safari, adventure packed, informative and fun.
Big time budgeting? This is the Whitsundays best-budget trip, offering an unforgettable sailing experience!
A very good choice for the budget backpacker, this 75ft Ketch offers 2 great days and 2 nights of cruising around the Whitsundays. Habibi has an excellent standard of service and great value for money for those on a budget but still seeking an awesome experience which doesn't miss anything. Picture yourself lazing on the deck sailing around the wonderful Whitsunday islands and step foot on the one and only Whitehaven Beach! A trip on Habibi is like spending a few days with friends, sun-baking, swimming, snorkelling with marine life.