Delight in contemporary cruising onboard a sleek and elegant Beneteau 50.
- Blizzard is a popular choice amongst travellers who are looking for a fun, interactive tour around the Whitsunday Islands
- An added bonus of state-of-the-art water toys for something extra on your trip!
- The tour that gives you a full four days exploring the Whitsundays Islands
- Maximum of 10 passengers so you can enjoy the beauty of the islands in comfort
Blizzard offers guests the chance to experience the Whitsundays in style and comfort on their 4 day, 3 night trip. Sail around our beautiful island archipelago, snorkel thriving coral bays and explore the world-famous Whitsunday Island featuring Whitehaven Beach. Blizzard provides some of the best water toys in the Whitsundays, including a sea scooter, which means you can enjoy the beauty of the islands and marine life in a new and exciting way.
Highlights & Features:
- Visit both ends of Whitehaven Beach
- Two different bushwalks and lookouts
- Authentic sailing experience
- Only trip that does a full four days around the islands
- Delicious and fresh meals prepared by a highly trained crew
- More time at Whitehaven beach than any other tour
- Guaranteed to visit Hill Inlet Lookout
- Enjoy the stunning view at the southern lookout
- Get involved in the sailing (or sit back and relax)
- Snorkel the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef
- Snorkelling equipment and marine park fees included
- With 4 days to enjoy there's more time for snorkelling
- Sea scooter and standup paddleboard included
- Extra comforts like rain & sun shades and hot showers
- USB charging stations for cameras
- Thicker snorkel/swimming suits supplied in the cooler months
- Happy to cater for special diets
- Family owned and operated
- BYO alcohol
Being a longer trip, Blizzard itinerary provides flexibility to ensure you are visiting all the highlights at the best times and tide hights. Ideal for solo travellers, couples and families alike, this is a fun and interactive tour with traditional sailing and modern comforts.
- Blizzard is also available for Private Charter.
Each tour visits the beautiful Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. Whitehaven Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world, known for its stretches of silica sands, warm, calm waters and stunning views of the surrounding islands and sea.
Hill Inlet Lookout
A short bushwalk through the national park on Whitsunday Island takes you to the Hill Inlet Lookout, where you will have a breathtaking view over Whitehaven Beach and the famous and unique swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Be sure to bring your camera along to capture your unique view of the ever-changing swirling sands!
Blizzard stops in several of the dreamy Whitsunday Bays for snorkelling, where you will get to explore a whole new world, full of colourful corals and fish. Your crew will prepare you for your adventure into the diverse reefs below, supplying your gear and letting you know what to look out for in each reef! Home to thousands of species of fish and other wildlife, each snorkel will provide a new adventure and an amazing underwater experience.
Blizzard features the ultimate water toys - the sea scooter and "Supzilla"! The sea scooter will take you on the ride of your life as you zoom through the ocean! Use this great addition to make the most of your snorkelling time, allowing it to guide you around the reefs. "Supzilla" is a giant stand-up paddleboard, taking up to 4 people at any one time. With Supzilla you can either relax as you float across the ocean or you can get active and explore new places.
Your crew will make all the best choices on where to go, making sure you get to see the best parts of the Whitsundays during your trip. Consider them the experts of the area, knowing all the best snorkel sites, anchorages and the hidden gems of the islands. Take in the incredible scenery as you smoothly sail from one great destination to the next. Feel free to join in all the action of sailing, or simply enjoy the pleasure of ultimate relaxation.
*Itinerary is a sample only. Changes may occur based on factors outside of our control (including weather, wind and tide) as well as your captain's professional judgement.
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view Blizzard:
- Shared single accommodation: Single bed in a two bunk cabin (cabin is shared with 1 other person).
- Private twin cabin: Two single beds in a private space, but sharing bathroom with others.
- Private double cabin: One double bed in a private space, but sharing bathroom with others.
- Private double cabin with ensuite: One double bed in a private space with an en suite bathroom.
What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with:
- Change of clothes
- Beach towel
- Insect repellent
- Water bottles to refill
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunnies etc.)
- Warm clothes/pullover for evenings (seasonal)
You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles permitted (with the exception of wine, champagne or spirits).
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town, including your check-in office (Whitsunday Sailing Adventures) for $5 per person. Please click here for more information.
- Drinking water
- Linen and bath towel
- Wet suit hire
- Snorkelling equipment
- Marine Park fees
- Soft drinks, bottled water and snacks
- Alcohol (BYO - refer to "What to Bring" for more info.)
Terms and Conditions
Minimum age for children is 10 years of age. Any guests under 18 must be able to swim.
Guests under 18 cannot be booked into shared accommodation, except where the group will occupy an entire shared area. In other cases, the parent need to occupy the shared area and child share private cabin with the other parent.
This is a water-based activity, for safety reasons ALL passengers must be able to swim and speak fluent English.
This sailing adventure is only suitable for active people. A basic level of fitness and mobility is required. As a guideline, guests should be able to climb a ladder easily.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip.
You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.
It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.
It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time.
All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.
We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.
It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages.
All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.
Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:
Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value.
E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.
You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling outside the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.
All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 30-14 days prior to travel date forfeit 75% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 14 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price.
Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee.
It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.
All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.
Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.
You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.
All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators.
Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.
Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.
Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.