Only have one day in paradise? Make the most of it and hop on board one of the world's fastest sailing catamarans, our beloved Camira!
- Set sail on a comfortable and stable catamaran
- Depart from Airlie Beach and sail to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
- Enjoy an Aussie BBQ lunch with an onboard bar
- Explore the incredible national park
- Get ready to relax - there’s plenty of room onboard to unwind and sunbake
*Conditions apply to the Backpacker price - ask us for more details!
The azure waters of the Whitsundays are calling your name! Jump onboard the impressive Camira and get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Camira is a speedy 85-foot ocean-going catamaran, with luxe and comfortable trimmings. After departing Airlie Beach, we will make our way to the spectacular Hill Inlet lookout, where you can soak up nature and hike up to the peak for a glorious view of the incredible creamy hues of the Whitsundays. We’ll also leave footprints on the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, swim the aqua waters and settle down for a delicious BBQ lunch. As an all-inclusive and jam-packed day, there’s no better way to experience the heaven that is the Whitsundays!
Highlights & Features:
- Scenic return sailing adventure through the Whitsundays to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
- Morning tea and afternoon tea provided
- BBQ buffet lunch, soft drinks and water included
- Beer and wine included from 11am
- Experience sailing at its best in the Whitsundays
- Onboard toilet
- Beach activities included
- Spacious vessel with indoor and outdoor seating areas
- Guided walk to Hill Inlet and lookout (tidal dependent)
If you’re short on time, there’s no better way to see the Whitsundays. Pack the must-do’s and bucket list items into one full day of incredible adventure! Camira is a beautiful catamaran capable of sailing up to 30 knots. With her speed and finesse, Camira is bound to ensure you and your loved ones don’t miss a thing!
- 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.
- The bushwalk to Hill Inlet lookout is subject to tidal restrictions and is NOT guaranteed.
As soon as we depart Airlie Beach marina, the top priority becomes setting the sails. Get ready to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime authentic sailing experience, where our passionate and skillful crew will lead the way. Watch and learn from our incredible crew as they use a combination of manual techniques and powerful mechanical winches to pull up the giant sails. As the sails rise, the calm waters of the Whitsundays are ready to be explored! As we cruise along, you’ll have a choice of where to relax. Whether you fancy the bow nets, the comfortable inner seats or are seeking out snacks in the spacious interior cabin, there’s something for everyone. Camira is specially designed for ultimate comfort, space and relaxation - ensuring you have the best day possible on the water.
Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach
After we’ve sailed across the dreamy blues, we’ll make our way towards Hill Inlet Lookout to soak up the incredible view from the top. Picture this: swirling hues of blues and whites as far as the eye can see! It’s the perfect spot to shoot some amazing photos and feel the bliss of all that nature has to offer. The walk leading up to the lookout point is the perfect opportunity to rub shoulders with the gorgeous flora and fauna of Whitsunday Island. Keep your ears opened for the wondrous sounds of a myriad of singing birds and your eyes peeled for the scurrying critters below! After you’re finished exploring, head on down to the incredible beach below for a lovely dip. Relax in the soft silica sand and unwind!
Delightful BBQ with Free Beer and Wine!
Serving delicious morning and afternoon tea, Camira also puts on an incredible show for lunch. A scrumptious barbecue lunch is included in the price of your tour - as well as liquid refreshments including beer and wine! The incredible and local Fish D’vine, an award-winning Whitsundays restaurant, will put on an amazing tropical banquet featuring seasonal salads and more. Camira is licensed to serve alcohol from 11am.
Enjoy the pure serenity...
After lunch, we will set sail back to the mainland. Our wonderful crew will take you and your loved ones around the southern islands of the Whitsunday chain, which is something that most other day tours don’t offer! It’s an incredibly special sight that gives you an even deeper perspective into the beauty of the area - so help yourself to a glass of wine or a beer and get ready to enjoy the smooth sailing! As we head back to the mainland, you’re bound to be feeling on top of the world after a colourful, exciting and wholesome day exploring the Whitsunday Islands.
*This itinerary is a sample only. It should be noted that the bush walk to Hill Inlet lookout is subject to tidal restrictions and is NOT guaranteed.
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.
- Cash for additional onboard purchases.
Terms and Conditions
The bush walk to Hill Inlet lookout is subject to tidal restrictions and is NOT guaranteed.
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.
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.
The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies.
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All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.
All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 7 days - 48 hours prior to travel date forfeit 50% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 48 hours 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.
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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.