Only have one day? Hop on board one of the world's fastest sailing catamarans, Camira!
- Sail on a comfortable stable catamaran
- Snorkel, swim and more!
- Sail to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
- Aussie BBQ lunch with onboard bar
- Explore the national park
- Plenty of room on board to relax and sunbake
*Conditions apply to the Backpacker price - ask us for more details!
Sail your way around the Whitsunday Islands on board the beautiful Camira. Experience sailing with the comfort of great stability as you cruise over the water. Paired with the rush of cutting through the ocean waves, Camira offers for the ultimate day trip. Enjoy the sights and the breeze as you sit back, relax and let the crew do their thing! With its size and design, Camira cuts through the sea with unbelievable grace, making her a favourite in the Whitsundays. Camira offers a unique itinerary where guests will get to visit Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach, as well takes the time to enjoy snorkelling in the fringing reefs around the Whitsunday Islands. This means more time for you to enjoy the thrill of sailing and the beauty of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.
- Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and all refreshments included
- Visit Hill Inlet lookout for one hour
- Visit Northern end of Whitehaven Beach
- Licensed to serve beer and wine from 11am - included in price
- Experience real sailing in the Whitsundays
- Snorkelling on the fringing reefs of the Whitsunday Islands
- Onboard toilet
- Full day itinerary
- Spacious vessel with indoor and outdoor seating areas
Pack all of the Whitsundays must-dos into one fun-filled day! Camira is capable of sailing at up to 30 knots and will ensure that you do not miss out on anything as you make your way from place to place at top speed.
- Students must be aged between 14 and 18 and have a valid Australian high school ID.
- Youth must be aged 15-17 years old and hold a valid high school ID
- Backpackers must be aged 18-35 and have either a valid backpacker card OR proof of staying at an Airlie Beach hostel, campervan, or Sailing Whitsundays approved Airbnb.
As soon as Camira leaves the marina, setting the sails becomes the top priority. See how the crew use a combination of manual technique and powerful mechanical winches to pull up the mammoth sails to cruise through the calm Whitsunday waters. As you cruise along, you can relax on the bow nets, lounge on the comfortable seats or seek out the snacks in the spacious interior cabin. Camira is designed for comfort and space to make sure you have the best day on the water.
Take the time to enjoy the beautiful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park while on board Camira. Your crew will take you to one of the many fringing reefs around the Whitsunday Islands where you'll get to hop in and check out the amazing marine life that waits below. With stinger suits, snorkelling equipment and floatation devices included, everyone can enjoy all the beauty of the underwater gardens. Keep an eye out for all the amazing marine life found in the Whitsundays including Maori Wrasse, clownfish, stingrays and sea turtles.
Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach
Join in on a bushwalk up to Hill Inlet Lookout and check out the amazing view from the top. See Whitehaven Beach from above and the amazing swirling sands below! This is the perfect place to grab some amazing photos and take in all the beauty that nature has to offer. The bushwalk up to the lookout point will give you a chance to get up close and personal with the flora and fauna on Whitsunday Island, listening to the sounds of the wildlife and keeping an eye out for the cool creatures that live there! Afterwards, head down to the beach itself where you can relax in the soft silica sands and swim in the warm blue waters!
Sumptuous barbecue with free wine and beer
Camira serves morning and afternoon tea, a delicious barbecue lunch and all liquid refreshments are included in the price! A wonderful tropical banquet and seasonal salads are served for you. Fish D'vine, a leading Whitsundays restaurant, supplies all the food for your cruise. Camira is licensed to serve alcohol from 11am in the morning.
On your journey back to the mainland, you will get to sail by the southern islands of the Whitsunday chain - something that most other day tours do not offer. Treat yourself to a beer or wine as you smoothly move across the water. By the time you get back, we can guarantee you will feel completely relaxed and more than happy with your amazing day exploring the Whitsunday Islands.
What To Bring
- Photo identification
- Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen etc)
- Beach towel
- A light jumper for your return journey
- Jumper or jacket (seasonal)
All activities, morning tea, a delicious barbecue lunch and drinks are included, with beer, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee available throughout the day. Alcohol is available after 11am. Also on board are stinger suits free of charge and all local fees are included. If required, guests will be transferred to/from Long Island & Daydream for the connection to Camira (included in the cost).
- Cash for additional onboard purchases.
Terms and Conditions
Guests must be able to show valid ID at check in to support their ticket type (i.e Senior or Child ticket). If you cannot produce the valid identification to meet your ticket requirements, you will not be able to travel without paying a surcharge/difference in fare.
The "Backpacker" price shown is only available clients between the age of 18-35 years who are able to present a genuine backpacker card or proof backpacker accommodation. Backpacker cards are classified as Student Flights, ISIC, YHA, IYTC, ISE, Nomads, Base, or SUT cards. Backpacker accommodation is defined as a hostel, campervan or Sailing Whitsundays accredited Airbnb. Clients will be asked to present their card, photo identification and accommodation receipt at check-in. If the above cannot be produced, the client will not be able to travel without paying a surcharge and may face cancellation fees. Cruise Whitsundays retains full rights to grant or refuse a backpacker discount at its absolute discretion so that the backpacker price is only made available to genuine backpackers. Please assist us by adhering to these conditions.
All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. The Tour 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.
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 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.
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.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP). No shows or client cancellations made within 72 hours of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price.
If the tour 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 card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
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.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.