Low passenger numbers and a visit to the Outer Reef for the ultimate Kiana experience
On board Kiana, you will enjoy sailing around the 74 Whitsunday Islands and also get to scuba dive the Outer Great Barrier Reef in maximum passenger comfort. Enjoy the coolness of air conditioning, large roomy saloon areas and comfortable cabins (including private twin cabins). There is ample room for guests to gear up for scuba diving and snorkelling, but if you prefer to sit back and just relax in the sun, this will be your oasis! With only 14 passengers on board each trip.
Kiana offers a spectacular 3 day/2 night tour that gives you a chance to visit all the hot spots of the Whitsunday Islands and the Outer Great Barrier Reef in comfort. Kiana takes only 14 guests to give you a more relaxing atmosphere and more personalised dive opportunities. Kiana provides diving for all levels of experience, from first time divers to the most experienced certified diver. Regardless of your experience, you will be impressed with the underwater world at Bait Reef. Kiana is one of the stand out choices for scuba divers and first time divers. Full three days, Outer Reef diving included, a genuine free dive, sensational food, private cabins, air-conditioning and all this at an affordable price! We know you won't be disappointed.
- Maximum 14 passengers offering a more personalised experience
- All meals prepared freshly onboard by your highly trained crew
- Tea and coffee
- Roomy airconditioned interior for optimum comfort
- Private twin cabins available
- Large bathrooms with ample fresh hot water
- Large permanently shaded aft deck perfect for relaxing
- Fully equipped water equipment including dive compressor
- A clothes dryer!
Don't miss out on this chance to see the Whitsunday Islands and the Outer Great Barrier Reef, book today!
Kiana's upper decks are very spacious and provide permanently shaded areas for your protection. Below decks, the saloon is fully air-conditioned and fitted with timber lined cabins to add to the luxurious feel of this magnificently appointed sailing vessel. Kiana offers four different accommodation styles. Choose from...
- Shared Cabin Single
- Shared Cabin Double
- Private Cabin Twin
- Private Cabin Double
Travelling on board Kiana, you will get to enjoy the best of both worlds! You will have the chance to explore the Whitsunday Islands through activities such as sailing, snorkelling, diving, and bushwalking, visiting the icons of the Whitsundays such as Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Hook Island as well as a cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef, some 2-3 hours beyond the islands.
To ensure that our guests get the most out of their three days in the Whitsundays Kiana visits that best locations that the Whitsundays has to offer. The best locations can vary according to season and weather conditions. Kiana's Master has extensive experience of the islands and Great Barrier Reef and will choose the locations that will give you the best experience possible for the conditions that prevail on your trip.
Bait Reef is the choice outer reef destination in the Whitsundays. Bait Reef is totally protected from all forms of fishing under the Great Barrier Reef plan of management and consequently is rich with marine life of all types. The natural lagoon provides a safe haven for overnight mooring. With an abundance of diverse dive sites Bait Reef is an Eden for both Scuba diving and snorkelling.
You will spend an afternoon on the iconic Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Hill Inlet and Whitsunday National Park
Your trip on Kiana includes a guided bushwalk through the Whitsunday National park and a visit to the Hill Inlet lookout where the views can only be described as spectacular!
On this trip you will visit some of the best dive and snorkelling site in the Whitsunday Islands, located at the north end of Hook Island. Sites like Luncheon Bay, Mantray Bay and Mackerel Bay will take you breath away with the beautiful soft corals and diversity of marine life. This is also an ideal spot for first time Scuba divers where you can start your diving experience from a gentle beach.
Diving is definitely a main focus on board and our crew will ensure that even first time divers feel safe and are able to enjoy the splendor of our magnificent coral reefs. The crew love to dive so much they want everyone to try scuba diving by offering the 1st scuba dive FREE! This will allow you to relax with the equipment, feel comfortable under water if it is the first time, and of course improve your abilities for future diving. The crew on board are all fully qualified Dive Instructors and Divemasters. All the dive equipment is new and the boat also includes its own diving compressors. Please note that scuba diving is subject to age, medical questionnaire and conditions.
First dive: free
Second dive: $70.00
Third dive: $50.00
Additional dives: $30.00 (conditions permitting)
During June through September each year vast number of whales migrate from Antarctica to the Whitsundays to give birth to calves and mate. The most common whale that you will see during this period are Humpbacks although occasionally other types such as Minkies can be spotted.
Morning Tea: Tea, Coffee and Fruit cake
Lunch: Cold meat platter served with freshly prepared tossed salad, coleslaw, potato salad and fresh bread Rolls
Afternoon Tea: Fruit Platter
Pre-dinner snacks: Olives, cheese, corn chips, salsa, peanuts, chips and a selection on dips
Dinner: Export quality lamb & fresh vegetables (Marine Hangi)
Breakfast: A selection on Cereals, Fruit platter & Toast
Morning Tea: Lamingtons served with Tea & Coffee
Lunch: Satay Chicken and Rice served with freshly prepared tossed salad, Waldorf salad and Vegetable salad
Afternoon Tea: Choc Chip Cookies served with Tea & Coffee
Pre dinner Snacks: Water Crackers, Pate, Savoury biscuits, cheese, kabana, gherkins, carrot & celery sticks with a selection of dips
Dinner: Spaghetti Bolognaise served with Garlic Bread. Our Bolognaise is prepared from scratch by our chef using premium ground beef and fresh ingredients
Dessert: Mango and Apple Crepes served with freshly whipped cream
Breakfast: A selection on Cereals, Fruit platter & Toast
Morning Tea: Swiss Rolls served with Tea & Coffee
Lunch: Cold Meat platter served with Salad, Vege bake, Pasta salad and Fresh Rolls
Please note this is a sample menu and is subject to change and amendments. This vessel may have a dietary surcharge for some requests, and does not cater for vegans.
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What To Bring
Upon checking in, Whitsunday Sailing Adventures will provide you with a souvenir environmental bag to pack your belongings in for the sailing trip. They ask that you only take these bags on board with you as luggage. Ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal) and cash/card for on board purchases.
Kiana is fully licensed vessel, so all alcohol is to be purchased from the licensed bar on board - NO BYO allowed on board.
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 and snorkelling equipment, all Marine Park fees and one FREE Scuba dive.
PLEASE NOTE: You will be given a luggage bag to take your carry on luggage on to the boat. The vessel will not accept guests to bring their own luggage on board.
- Any Alcohol you wish to purchase on board (Beer $5, Wine $6, Champagne $25, bottled water or soft drinks $3). Please note these prices are subject to change and are a guide only.
- Scuba diving is an additional cost after first FREE dive - all diving can be decided on and paid for on board. Please note dives are subject to age, weather, other conditions and the dive instructors discretion. High Quality above & underwater photo DVD available for $35 each.
Kiana dive prices:
- First dive is FREE
- 2nd dive is $70
- 3rd dive is $50
- 4th dive is $35
Your safety in the water is our primary concern. To ensure your comfort and safety divers must be 18 years or over (if 12 years or older may be able to dive with parents consent) and they may require that you have a Divers Medical Certificate for certain medical conditions and also if you are over 45 years old.
Please read the following questions carefully:
- Do you currently have an ear infection?
- Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
- Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
- Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
- Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
- Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
- Do you have active asthma or history of asthma, emphysema or tuberculosis?
- Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
- Do you have behavioral health problems or a nervous system disorder?
- Are you or could you be pregnant?
- Do you have a history of colostomy?
- Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
- Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
- Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
- Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
- Do you have a history of diabetes?
- Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
- Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
- Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?
If any of these conditions apply to you, you will require a Divers Medical Certificate before you can scuba dive.
A Divers Medical Certificate can be obtained from:
283 Shute Harbour Road (Opposite McDonalds)
Ph: 07 4948 0900
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 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 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 traveling 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.