Eureka II

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Departure Times

Departs: 2:00pm - Mon, Thu
Returns: 4:00pm - Wed, Sat

Departure Point: Airlie Beach

Pricing Options

RRP $519 $475 AUD / Person - Shared Accommodation (Between: 13 Jul 2020 and 31 Mar 2021)
RRP $599 $559 AUD / Person - Private Double Cabin ($1118 Total) (Between: 13 Jul 2020 and 31 Mar 2021)

If you're looking for action-packed adventure speed sailing with small group numbers, look no further than Eureka II!

  • Slightly longer experience than most 2 night sailing tours
  • Ideal for couples and travellers who are seeking small group sailing in the beautiful Whitsundays
  • Eureka II is a stand-out boat in the Whitsundays and is also one of the fastest!
  • Hop on board a boat with a stylish interior. Eureka II is a unique Ocean Racer design for a smooth journey across the Whitsunday waters.
  • Eureka II offers the best hands on sailing experience in the Whitsundays

With her sleek finish inside and out as well as outstanding sailing history, Eureka II is in a league of her own when it comes to a modern and comfortable vessel. Eureka II takes passengers on a contemporary, fun sailing journey, incorporating a number of snorkel sites and speed sailing, where guests can even get involved and help the crew! Eureka II is the perfect choice for those looking for a sailing trip which is a little bit different and adds that little bit extra! Eureka II is still on the Grand Prix racing circuit, making this an authentic racing boat experience.

Highlights & Features:

  • Fast, smooth sailing experience
  • Comforts of a stylish cruising yacht
  • Spacious interiors and leather upholstery
  • Private cabins and shared accommodation
  • Freshly-made meals prepared by a professional crew
  • See Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet lookout
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Snorkelling equipment provided
  • Very spacious (length of 60ft)
  • Fresh, clean linen provided
  • Netflix available
  • BYO alcohol

Speed combined with modern technology and interiors makes this a very contemporary fun sailing adventure.


Important Information:

Sample Itinerary

Eureka II's itinerary includes a stop at the Whitsundays' one and only Whitehaven Beach and a bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout for a once in a lifetime experience! Eureka II Whitsundays is a state of the art Sydney 60 racing yacht, as well as competitor in the Sydney to Hobart race, where guests can sit back and watch the experienced crew take action or can even get involved and learn about the art sailing.

Hill Inlet, Sailing Whitsundays,

Whitehaven Beach
Guests on board Eureka II will get to enjoy a stop at the ever-so stunning Whitehaven Beach. Famous for its pure silica sands and seemingly endless shoreline, Whitehaven Beach has been voted one of the best beaches in Australia. It is located on the largest island of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, providing a perfect beach escape.

Whitehaven Beach, White sands, Eureka 2, Sailing Whitsundays

Hill Inlet Lookout
A short bushwalk inland will lead you to the equally famous Hill Inlet Lookout, which will give you unparalleled views of the beach below and the swirling sands of Hill Inlet. The swirling sands below are created through the ever-changing tides that leave behind a kaleidoscope of blue and white. Capture this moment in a photo and in memory while onboard Eureka II.

Hill Inlet, Sailing Whitsundays. Couple having fun

Snorkelling
The crew on board Eureka II will take you to all the hot spots in the area and provide you with all the necessary gear and tuition if you need it. Below the waterline, the Whitsundays offers an array of colourful corals and amazing marine mammals and fish. The waters are a pristine blue and a beautiful temperature year-round. Because of the low passenger numbers, this vessel can get to locations that are more remote and off the beaten track so you're guaranteed a unique experience without the crowds.

Snorkelling Whitsundays, Wrasse,

Authentic sailing experience 
Eureka II is one of the best tours in the Whitsundays for those who want to enjoy the art and beauty of authentic sailing. Eureka II has an interesting racing history and is still an actively competing boat in the Grand Prix racing circuit, offering guests an experience of a lifetime onboard a real race boat. Whether you want to sit back and watch the crew, or join in and learn a thing or two about sailing, Eureka provides the perfect sailing experience. Man the helm, hoist the sails or simply enjoy the view of the sails above on board Eureka. 

Eureka II Sailing Whitsundays, Hands in the Air, Sailing

Layout

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Eureka II Floor Plan

  • Private double cabin - Double bed in private cabin, requiring 2 people
  • Shared accomodation - Double and single beds in shared/open plan area

Sample Menu

To view the sample menu for Eureka II please click here.

More Information

What To Bring

Each passenger may bring a bag up to a volume of 30Lt. In your bag, please pack:

  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottles to refill
  • Camera
  • 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, or from Coral Sea Cellars at the southern end of Coral Sea Marina. No glass bottles permitted (with the exception of champagne and wine - red or white).

Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town. Please click here for more information.

What's Included

  • Skipper
  • Crew
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Marine Park fees

What's Extra

  • BYO alcohol (no glass). Soft drinks are available for purchase on board. 

Holiday Surcharges:

  • Tours at sea between the 24th of December to the 2nd of January will incur a local payment once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.
  • Tours departing on Easter Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday will incur a once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.

Terms and Conditions


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. 


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.


Cancellations


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 60-30 days prior to travel date forfeit 50% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 30 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 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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