The new Eureka 2D/1N offers a genuine fast, hands on sailing experience at a really affordable price!
Learn to sail aboard one of the fastest, high-performance sailing yachts in the Whitsundays on this small group sailing trip. With just 14 passengers on-board this modern and comfortable vessel, sit back and relax as you sail to a variety of snorkel sites including the iconic Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout! This trip is perfect for those who are short on time but want to see it all on a trip that is a little different from the rest.
There is nothing typical about Eureka's 2 day/1 night trip around the Whitsunday Islands. Taking out just 14 guests per trip, Eureka escapes the crowds and offers a more personalised Whitsundays experience. Enjoy the luxuries of delicious, freshly prepared meals, snorkelling at the hot spots, all within a social atmosphere. Take part in learning the ropes on this state-of-the-art racing yacht or just kick back, relax and enjoy the ride on this contemporary and fun sailing journey!
Eureka 2 day/1 night Features:
- COMPLETELY REFURBISHED IN MAY 2017
- Fastest sailing vessel in the Whitsundays
- Still competes in the Sydney to Hobart race
- Fast, smooth sailing experience
- Low passenger numbers only 14 guests
- Very dedicated experienced crew
- A race vessel with all the comforts of a cruising yacht
- Freshly-made meals included
- Morning and Afternoon tea provided
- Spacious interiors and leather upholstery
- Visit the famous Whitehaven Beach
- See the swirling sands of Hill Inlet
- Snorkelling gear and wetsuit included
- Bath towel and clean linen provided
- BYO alcohol, no glass please.
Eureka II offers a range of modern accommodation styles:
- Private Double Cabin - Double bed in private cabin, requiring 2 people
- Shared Accom - Double and Single beds in shared/open plan area
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view Eureka II.
Eureka's 2 day/1 night itinerary includes a stop at the iconic Whitehaven Beach and a bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout to view the amazing swirling sands! Take part in learning-to-sail while aboard this well-known Sydney to Hobart racing yacht or simply sit back and let the experienced crew take the helm while you enjoy the sea breeze.
The crew on board Eureka will take you around the Whitsunday Island hot spots and provide you will all the necessary gear and tuition if you need it. Snorkel at an array of fringing reefs extending from the edge of the Islands and experience colourful corals and amazing marine mammals. Not only does Eureka visit the famous Whitehaven Beach, but you will also get to the northern end of the Whitsundays, where the best fringing coral reefs in the Whitsundays are found around Hayman Island, Langford Reef and Mantaray Bay.
LEARN TO SAIL
A successful participant in the 2014 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race, this vessel is very special - built to go fast and withstand the intense seas of the Pacific Ocean as it competes in maximum racing conditions against some of the worlds strongest and quickest boats. As a grand prix racing vessel, Eureka 2 is fitted with leather upholstery, quality accommodation and all-modern features above and below the deck. While in motion, passengers can take part in learning the ropes, pulling the sails or just sit back with the wind in their hair!
On Arrival: Fresh fruit platter or tea/coffee & biscuits
Lunch: Warm quiche, pesto pasta salad, garden salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Dinner: BBQ chicken breast fillets with either satay or thai green curry sauce, rice, damper bread, green salad, yoghurt & cucumber dip
Dessert: Fruit cake & tea & coffee
Breakfast: Cereal, toast, spreads, tea & coffee
Morning tea: Either fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Lunch: BBQ sausages, potato salad, asian rice salad, green salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Please note this is a sample of menu and is subject to change and amendments.
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What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with: change of clothes, hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles please.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, a 24 hour locker shop on The Esplanade, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
Skipper, crew, drinking water, meals, linen, wetsuit hire, snorkelling equipment, and Marine Park fees.
BYO alcohol (no glass). Soft drinks available for purchase on-board.
Terms and Conditions
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 Operator also reserves the right to alter the tour or the itinerary of any of it's tours and organise alternative carriers to those advertised 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 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. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. Also please note that you need to allow time prior to the boats departure to check in, please ask us for more details.
All cancellations made result in 25% cancellation fee of the recommended retail price (RRP), not discounted or sale prices. Any cancellations made 60-30 days prior to travel will result in a 50% cancellation fee and any cancellations made inside of 30 days to departure will result in forfeit of full trip fees. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's 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.
Please note 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.