Gypsy Dancer is for made for the adventurous youth, offering a fun and sociable Whitsundays experience!
- Sail and socialise in the Whitsundays!
- Visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout, and some of the most beautiful coves in the Whitsundays for your chance to explore and snorkel
- Spend a night on the water enjoying the lull and serenity of the ocean
- Fast, fun sailing with the opportunity to get hands-on
At 18.5m, Gypsy Dancer boasts ample deck space and comfortable accommodation, whilst remaining one of the fastest and most exciting vessels in the Whitsunday Islands. With friendly and professional crew on-board and a fun, social atmosphere, Gypsy Dancer offers the perfect mix of sightseeing, socialising and adventure!
- Stand-up paddleboards
- Visit Whitehaven Beach
- Bushwalk to Hill Inlet lookout
- Spacious deck space for sunbathing
- Freshly prepared food made by your crew
- Authentic sailing with chance to get hands-on!
- Fresh, clean linen provided for each guest
- Experienced and knowledgeable crew
- Top snorkelling destinations
- Huge deck shade awning
- Snorkel gear and tuition
- BYO alcohol
Before her refit in 2010, Gypsy Dancer (formerly known as Samurai) competed in many spectacular offshore yacht races, including the 1981 South Pacific Maxi Championship and world famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Now refitted, she offers modern comforts and spaciousness above and below decks. Gypsy Dancer features open plan living, with two toilets, two showers, a saloon area and a fully equipped galley.
7kms of the worlds purest silica sand and vibrant waters are just two of many reasons Whitehaven Beach is regarded as one of the worlds best beaches. Located on Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach also provides stunning views of neighbouring islands unlike anything you've ever seen.
Hill Inlet Lookout
Perhaps the most famous site in the Whitsunday Islands, is Hill Inlet lookout. Located on the Northern end of Whitehaven Beach, the ocean currents and tides shift the sand up the inlet to create a magical swirling masterpiece. This unique landscape is every photographers dream!
Leap into the unknown as you snorkel in the Whitsundays! Teeming full of life and brimming with colour, the reefs in the Whitsundays are unlike anywhere else in the world. Keep an eye out for Maori Wrasse, sea turtles, stingrays, clownfish, parrotfish and more - there is so much to see, you won't want to miss a thing.
Cruise around island bays and view the coral from above. Stand-Up Paddling is becoming increasingly popular all over the world, so if you haven't yet tried your hand at it, now is your chance! The perfect way to explore the Whitsunday Islands.
Please note this is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.
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EACH passenger must have a clear understanding of safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English. A passenger is only able to participate in water activities if they have a level of swimming experience. If a passenger is unable to swim they will still be able to participate in the sailing trip, but will not but able to participate in water activities such as snorkelling. In order to meet our minimum safety standards passengers must be able exit the vessel unassisted in the unlikely case of an emergency. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask us.
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What To Bring
Beach towel, Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen. Toiletries in a small soft overnight bag, BYO alcohol (no glass)
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, most hostels or at Airlie Beach Bag Storage. Most charge between $5-15pp for the duration of your trip.
- Snorkelling equipment
- All Marine Park Fees
- Soft drinks, bottled water
- Passengers with any dietary requirements will need to pay a surcharge of $12 per person payable on check in. This does not include vegetarians or passengers with a nut allergy.
Terms and Conditions
To enable us to meet our duty of care and establish an acceptable level of risk, EACH passenger must have a clear understanding of safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English. A passenger is only able to participate in water activities if they have a level of swimming experience. If a passenger is unable to swim they will still be able to participate in the sailing trip, but will not but able to participate in water activities such as snorkelling. In order to meet our minimum safety standards passengers must be able exit the vessel unassisted in the unlikely case of an emergency.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. 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 note for safety reasons you MUST be able to swim to get in the water. 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 client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 30 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. 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.