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Camira Whitsundays

FROM: $239
72
SingleDay
Min. Age
4 Years+
5.0 (208 Reviews)

Departure Times

Departs: 8:15am - Daily
Returns: 5:45pm - Daily

Departure Point: Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach

Pricing Options

$239 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 01 Jan 2024 and 31 Dec 2024)
$769 AUD / Family - Family (2A+2C) (Between: 01 Jan 2024 and 31 Dec 2024)
$199 AUD / Person - Child (4-14 years) (Between: 01 Jan 2024 and 31 Dec 2024)
$209 AUD / Person - Senior (60+ years) (Between: 01 Jan 2024 and 31 Dec 2024)

Highlights

beach_access Whitehaven Beach Hill Inlet Lookout Great Barrier Reef
spa Guided Bushwalk restaurant Delicious BBQ  Snorkelling
sailing Authentic Sailing room_service Excellent Service wine_bar Alcohol Included

Only have one day in paradise? Experience the magic of the Whitsundays aboard the dynamic Camira! 

  • Camira is one of the fastest sailing catamarans in the world! 
  • Sail directly to the gorgeous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Enjoy a generous Aussie BBQ lunch 
  • ALL drinks, including beer, wine, cider and soft drink
  • Explore the National Park and snorkel in colourful coral reefs
  • Get ready to unwind and relax!

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 luxury 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 (weather and tidal restriction dependent). We’ll also leave footprints on the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, snorkel the fringing coral reef 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!

Whitehaven Beach, Sailing Whitsundays, Camira, Hill Inlet

Highlights & Features: 

  • Beer and wine included from 11am 
  • 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
  • Experience sailing at its best in the Whitsundays
  • Complimentary snorkelling gear and protective stinger suits 
  • Two onboard toilets
  • 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 than onboard the beautiful Camira. Pack the must-do’s and bucket list items of the Whitsundays into one full day of incredible adventure! 

Aerial image of Camira Whitsundays, full sail


Your Camira Experience

Venture into the heart of the Whitsundays, as Camira's speed and finesse guarantees you and your loved ones a once-in-a-lifetime authentic sailing experience, all in one day of absolute island bliss! Camira is a state-of-the-art catamaran capable of sailing up to 30 knots, with a passionate and skillful onboard crew leading the way. As soon as you set sail out of the Port Of Airlie at Airlie Beach you will be able to relax in luxury, before arriving at the world-renowned destinations of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Take in the swirling hues of blues and whites as far as the eye can see at the Lookout, before cooling off in the serene waters of Whitehaven Beach below. After snorkelling to your heart's content at one of the Whitsundays flourishing fringing reefs, enjoy an included scrumptious barbecue lunch and refreshments, including beer and wine! Get ready to experience the magic of the Whitsundays!

Four people wearing hats at Hill Inlet Lookout, Camira Whitsunday


Important Information:

  • The bushwalk to Hill Inlet lookout is subject to tidal restrictions and is NOT guaranteed.

Sample Itinerary

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Authentic Sailing

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 ...

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Authentic Sailing

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.

Camira Sailing

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! 

Hill inlet lookout, Couple having fun taking a photo.

Snorkel the Fringing Reef

Explore the incredible deep blue and snorkel to your heart’s content! Your knowledgeable skipper will take you and your loved ones to the best snorkelling spot in the area (depending on tides and other conditions), so you can soak up the wonderful sights below! Rub shoulders with unique and vibrant marine life, including sea turtles and colourful fish, and explore the intricate mazes of kaleidoscopic coral. There’s no doubt that snorkelling through the pristine waters of the Whitsundays is the best way to see the highlights of this jaw-dropping natural wonder!

Snorkel Fringing Reef

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 11 am.

Camiras Food

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, 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!

Camira Tour Route

*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. 

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What To Bring

  • Photo identification for the free bar
  • Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen etc)
  • Beach towel
  • A light jumper for your return journey
  • Swimmers
  • Camera
  • Jumper or jacket (seasonal)

Note: There are vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options available on the menu, but if you wish to bring your own food we can refrigerate it on board for you. 

What's Included

  • Morning tea, a delicious barbecue buffet lunch and afternoon snacks
  • Dr...

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What To Bring

  • Photo identification for the free bar
  • Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen etc)
  • Beach towel
  • A light jumper for your return journey
  • Swimmers
  • Camera
  • Jumper or jacket (seasonal)

Note: There are vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options available on the menu, but if you wish to bring your own food we can refrigerate it on board for you. 

What's Included

  • Morning tea, a delicious barbecue buffet lunch and afternoon snacks
  • Drinks are included with beer, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee available throughout the day (Alcohol is available after 11am)
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Stinger suits
  • All local fees are included
  • Visit to Whitehaven Beach
  • Visit to Hill Inlet (subject to tidal restrictions)

What's Extra

  • Payment for additional onboard purchases. 

Terms and Conditions


Important Information:

The bush walk to Hill Inlet lookout is subject to tidal restrictions and is NOT guaranteed. 

The minimum age for travelling on Camira is 4 years old. 

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.


Your Responsibilities:

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. 


Prices/Extra Costs:

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.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

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. 


Transfers:

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.


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

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 out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations


Client Cancellations:

No shows or client cancellations made within 48 hours of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Sailing Whitsundays is required to notify the operator of any cancellations within the specified cancellation period. It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your cancellation request with adequate time, and during standard business hours (9am-5pm), to allow us to contact the tour provider.

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 admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

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.


Refunds:

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.


Accountability/Misconduct:

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you cater for vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan diets, etc?

Yes we do. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements and the Cruise Whitsunday staff will do their best to accommodate at no extra cost. You can also bring your own food if you wish and refrigerate it on board.

Are there toilets on board?

Yes, there are two bathrooms located on board.

Where do I depart and return from?

Camira will be departing and returning to the Port of Airlie in Airlie Beach.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

No. There is no need to bring your own alcohol as it is all-inclusive on your trip. Choose from a selection of beers, wines and ciders after 11am. Please ensure you bring valid proof of age which you will need to show the staff before you have a drink.

Is snorkelling equipment provided?

Yes, you will be provided with a snorkel, mask and fins. Stinger suits are also provided during stinger season in the wet season.

Can you pick up and drop off from my accommodation?

Yes. Transfers are available at an extra cost.

How long do we snorkel for?

On average, you will spend roughly 45 minutes snorkelling the fringing reefs. The time could change depending on the weather conditions of the day.

Where can I store my luggage for the day?

We don't recommend taking large bags or suitcases on Camira. However, we offer luggage storage for as little as $10 a day in our Travel Shop which is located at the top of Airlie Beach's main street. The address is 344 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802.

Can I come on Camira if I can't swim?

You can stay on board for the duration of your trip if you choose. 

Is Camira child-friendly?

Yes, but there is a minimum age requirement of 4 years. 

Can I smoke on board?

You can smoke in the designated smoking areas that the crew will point out to you. 

Is there WIFI on board?

There is no WIFI on board and limited phone signal. But trust us when we say you won't even be thinking about your phone during your day on Camira!

Are there towels on board?

No, you will need to bring your own towel. 

What do I need to bring?

Ensure you pack your photo ID to access the free bar. You'll also need sun protection so we recommend bringing sunglasses, hat and sunscreen. Be sure to bring a towel, swimwear, dry clothes, camera, and a light jumper (during the cool season). Don't forget cash for additional onboard purchases. 

Can I bring my own food?

If you don't choose to enjoy the included BBQ lunch, you are welcome to bring your own food which can be refrigerated for you. 

What is included on Camira?

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.

Where will we go?

Depending on the weather conditions on the day, the crew will choose the most sheltered snorkelling locations in the Great Barrier Reef marine park. You'll also visit Hill Inlet (tide and weather depending) and Whitehaven Beach

Where can I park?

There is parking at the Port of Airlie but daily rates do apply. 

Is Camira wheelchair-friendly?

No, you Camira is not accessible for wheelchairs.

What is for lunch?

You will be served a BBQ lunch with fresh salads, meats and bread. 

Is morning and afternoon tea included?

Yes, both morning tea and afternoon tea is provided on Camira. You won't be going hungry!

Are pregnant women allowed to travel on Camira?

Yes - pregnant women are allowed to travel on Camira at any point during their term, but doing so is ill-advised in certain weather conditions. A doctors sign-off is highly recommended. 

Reviews

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Reviews by our Sailing Whitsundays customers

kerry chemings, 09 Jun 24
We had been before and this time was as good as the last time
Elizabeth Barritt, 06 Jun 24
This was extremely good value and a wonderful day trip. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone.
Sharna Toolan, 22 May 24
Absolutely stellar experience. Joined the family for a birthday adventure and this did not disappoint.
Mrs Terry Minello, 05 May 24
We had a great day out, good crew that worked well together and a fantastic skipper. Safety paramount and all passengers treated as special.
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