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FROM: $674
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Departure Times

Departs: 2:45pm - Saturday
Returns: 12:00pm - Tuesday

Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach

Pricing Options

RRP $747 $674 AUD / Person - Shared Saloon Accom (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $813 $732 AUD / Person - Shared Double Accom (requires 2 people) ($1464 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $813 $732 AUD / Person - Private Quad Cabin (requires 4 people) ($2928 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $1088 $979 AUD / Person - Private Double Cabin (requires 2 people) ($1958 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $1088 $1033 AUD / Person - Private Triple Cabin (requires 3 people) ($3099 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

Highlights

Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet ac_unit Air-conditioned sailing Modern Catamaran
bubble_chart Heated Onboard Spa wb_iridescent Marine Blue Lights stop Ice Machine
Snorkelling restaurant Delicious Catering wine_bar BYO Alcohol
SUPs shower Hot Showers room_service Excellent Service

Experience the pristine Whitsundays with a side of adventure on our incredibly popular, newly-renovated Powerplay!

  • Breathe in the salty air on this luxury, two-story catamaran where you will hang out with new and old friends
  • Dive into the magical underwater seascapes as you fill your days snorkelling world-class, flourishing reefs
  • Visit North and South Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and our favourite snorkelling spots on your adventure-filled experience
  • Delight in this all-inclusive experience which boasts an array of perks including stand-up paddleboards, a heated onboard jacuzzi and marine blue lights

Powerplay is a three-day, three-night experience which will have you cruising through the blissful Whitsunday Islands as you feel the tropical sea-breeze in your hair. Guests will have exclusive, guided access to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and all of our favourite, hidden gems. Our friendly and fun crew will be onboard to make sure you get a hands-on taste of the wonderous Whitsundays, so you can get your adventure on while we take care of the rest!

Highlights

  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Snorkel in vibrant coral reefs
  • Newly-renovated vessel with modern facilities and finishes
  • Stand-up paddleboards
  • Heated, luxury jacuzzi onboard
  • Luminous marine-attracting blue-lights
  • Relax under the Cool Cabana at Whitehaven
  • Fresh linen provided for each guest
  • Delicious, fresh meals provided
  • Spacious, luxury two-level catamaran
  • Onboard ice maker
  • BYO alcohol
  • Suitable for ages 18-45!

Important Information

Please note that this tour is strictly for those aged 16 and above. 


Powerplay is a crowd-pleaser, and its fun and social atmosphere is truly unbeatable. Look into the world of the Great Barrier Reef’s extraordinary marine life with a world-class snorkel or our unique and illuminating marine blue lights. Guests can soak up the sun, salt, and tropical island bliss in absolute comfort on our newly-renovated boat, as Powerplay delivers you from one adventure to the next!

Sunset, Powerplay, Whitsundays


Your Powerplay Experience

Perfect for anybody and everybody, Powerplay is a favourite amongst not only the young but also the young at heart! A sense of adventure is all you need, so take advantage of all that Powerplay has on offer on a 3 day 3 night sailing tour. Spend your days exploring secluded coral-lined shorelines of the Whitsunday islands and cooling off with refreshing snorkels amongst vibrant fringing reefs. Or how about trying your hand at stand-up paddleboarding? As the sun sets, enjoy the fun-filled social atmosphere from the heated onboard jacuzzi or spacious front nets with a beverage in hand, as your friendly skipper hoists Powerplay's mainsail for the afternoon! Whatever adventure you’re in the mood for, Powerplay is bound to surprise and delight you! 

People sitting on the rocky outcrop of Bettys Beach, Whitsundays


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Sample Itinerary

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Powerplay will take you away for three days of thrill, adventure and fun as you explore the postcard-worthy seascapes and islands of the Great Barrier Reef. This experience nails that perfect balance between relaxation and exploration, so hop on board for a comprehensive, revitalising getaway!


Snorkelling 

Make a splash and be awestruck by the Great Barrier Reef's impeccable snorkelling advent...

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Powerplay will take you away for three days of thrill, adventure and fun as you explore the postcard-worthy seascapes and islands of the Great Barrier Reef. This experience nails that perfect balance between relaxation and exploration, so hop on board for a comprehensive, revitalising getaway!


Snorkelling 

Make a splash and be awestruck by the Great Barrier Reef's impeccable snorkelling adventures. You will have ample opportunity to dive deep into an ethereal world of underwater magic, as you get a taste for the kaleidoscopic colours that surround you! All snorkel gear and instruction are provided by our experienced crew… snorkelling has never been so accessible! Tropical fish, vibrant soft-corals, turtles, dolphins and dugongs are just a few of the magnificent creatures spotted out in the luscious Great Barrier Marine Park, so keep your eyes peeled as you brush shoulders with these natural wonders!

Powerplay, Whitsundays


Hill Inlet Lookout

You really won’t believe your eyes as you witness the famous shifting sands, only seen from Hill Inlet Lookout. It really is a dream! This natural phenomenon is created when the bright aqua ocean and pure white sand dance together to make for a heavenly view. Get back to your roots on a short bushwalk, full of native flora and fauna, that will have you gazing out to Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach. It’s pretty breathtaking, and you definitely won’t want to forget your camera as you experience this slice of paradise!

Powerplay, Whitsundays


Whitehaven Beach

Boundless white, pristine sands stretch out in front of your eyes at Whitehaven Beach. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters as you chill out in tropical bliss and kick back surrounded by incredible, postcard-worthy scenery. Whitehaven is famous for its rare, pure silica sands which are bright white and squeaky, created by the naturally phenomenal sea currents. The Instagram-able sands of Whitehaven absorb the sun and will always be the perfect temperature for a leisurely stroll along the beach. Home to some of the Whitsunday's best fringing reefs, you’ll make the most of your day at Whitehaven as you explore an array of nearby, flourishing snorkel spots! So set your clock to island time and dive into the breathtaking beauty of Whitehaven Beach!

Powerplay, Whitsundays


Stand-Up Paddleboards

Powerplay offers a range of colourful paddleboards so you can make a splash to your heart’s content! Have fun and view the superb marine life from above as you glide across the deep blue in style. So try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding and surprise yourself as you move smoothly through the pristine ocean with ease! All of the equipment and instruction for our onboard stand-up paddleboarding are provided, making this water activity a fresh and exciting way to explore the reef for everyone!

Powerplay, Whitsundays


Heated Spa

Boasting a heated spa, Powerplay really is a luxury gem of a boat! Live it up as you hang out and unwind in our state-of-the-art, modern spa. Go between the cool, refreshing ocean to the warm jacuzzi jets for a fantastic sensory experience bound to have you relaxed. Make your night onboard powerplay extra special as you warm up in the spa with a glass of bubbly under the stars! You really will feel like a celebrity as you indulge in Powerplay’s luxurious perks!

Powerplay, Whitsundays


Blue Lights

Witness the Whitsunday’s extraordinary marine life like never before as we illuminate the underwater world with our blue lights! Unique to Powerplay’s aft hulls, our lights will quite literally bring to light dolphins, sharks, batfish, trevallies and more! Our gentle blue lights attract baitfish and squid, which is food for larger fish and creatures. You will be gobsmacked by the raw marine interactions under the blue lights, so hop aboard to see the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and its unique marine ecosystems like never before!

Powerplay, Whitsundays

Layout

  • Private double cabin - one double bed in a private cabin for two people to share, with AC and Fan
  • Private quad cabin - two double beds in a private cabin for up to four people to share, with AC and Fan
  • Shared double bed - double beds in shared area with four guests in total, with AC and Fans
  • Shared single beds - single bed in shared area in the salon with four guests in total and fans

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Powerplay Floor Plan

Our Delicious Sample Menu

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What To Bring

Please bring only a small soft bag with:

  • Change of clothes and swimwear
  • Toiletries
  • Beach towel
  • Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunnies etc.)
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal)
  • Extra money for soft drink/bottled water purchases

NO large bags, suitcases or bags with wheels allowed.

Excess luggage can be stored at our Airlie Beach Travel Shop in town for an extra cost. Loc...

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What To Bring

Please bring only a small soft bag with:

  • Change of clothes and swimwear
  • Toiletries
  • Beach towel
  • Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunnies etc.)
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal)
  • Extra money for soft drink/bottled water purchases

NO large bags, suitcases or bags with wheels allowed.

Excess luggage can be stored at our Airlie Beach Travel Shop in town for an extra cost. Located at 344 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, open from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, seven days per week.

You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR RED WINE, please. You also cannot bring excessive amounts of alcohol - the absolute maximum is 24 cans of beer (preferably lite), one box of wine, or 1/2 bottle of spirits per person. 

What's Included

  • Skipper
  • Host
  • Drinking water & ice
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Bath towel
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of SUP boards
  • All Marine Park fees

*Regular snorkelling equipment supplied. If you require any additional equipment such as a prescription snorkel mask, please contact Aqua Dive (refer to "What's Extra") for hire options.

What's Extra

    BYO alcohol - no glass bottles or red wine. Soft drinks are available for purchase onboard.  

    • $30 surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
    • Soft drinks and bottled water
    • Alcohol (BYO - refer to "What to Bring" for more info.)
    • Additional snorkel equipment (prescription masks etc.) 
    • Peak holiday seasons (i.e. Christmas, Easter, New Year) may incur a surcharge. Please enquire at the time of booking.
    • Luggage storage

    *Please note passengers with any dietary requirements (vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free etc.) will need to pay a surcharge of $30 per person payable on check-in. This does not include vegetarians. Please enquire upon booking if unsure.

    *If you require extra snorkel equipment, please contact Aqua Dive. 

    Aqua Dive Hire and Supplies
    Coral Sea Marina (North Village)
    (07) 4946 4074

    Terms and Conditions


    Important Information:

    Please note that this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 16. 

    As Powerplay is very water-orientated, you MUST be able to swim to board the boat, and for safety reasons, you must also be able to speak English. If you do not fit these requirements, you may not be able to book this tour.


    Your Responsibilities:

    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.


    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:

    All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. 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. A $40 per person transfer fee applies to all name or date changes.

    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.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the minimum age for travelling on this trip?

    The recommended age group for Powerplay is for passengers aged 18-45, however passengers 16 years old and above are welcome on board

    Where can I store my luggage?

    We don't recommend taking large bags or suitcases on Powerplay. 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.

    Where do I find the meeting point for Powerplay?

    Powerplay departs from the North End of Coral Sea Marina (meeting point B) under the umbrellas. If you head towards Sorrento's bar, then you're pretty much in the right place. 

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

    Yes, however, if you do have dietary requirements, there will be an additional charge of $10 per day. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements and the crew will do their best to accommodate.

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

    This is decided on a case-by-case basis, and would need to be discussed at the time of booking 

    Do you supply snorkelling equipment?

    Yes, snorkelling gear including masks, snorkels and stingersuits are provided (no fins)

    Can I bring alcohol on board?

    Yes, you are able to bring your own alcohol but you cannot bring glass or red wine. You also cannot bring excessive amounts of alcohol - the absolute maximum is 24 cans of beer (preferably lite), one box of wine, or 1/2 bottle of spirits per person.

    Is this tour child friendly?

    No, unfortunately this isn't a child friendly tour. Powerplay is strictly 16 years and above.

    Are cabins air-conditioned?

    Yes, the private cabins are air-conditioned

    Is there a hot shower on board?

    Yes, there are two bathrooms with hot showers 

    Can I smoke on board?

    Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas

    Can I charge my phone on board?

    Yes, there are charging ports in the main saloon

    What is the minimum age for travelling on this trip?

    The minimum age for Powerplay is 18. Please note that the recommended age group is for those aged 18-45

    What are marine blue lights?

    Blue lights are used to attract more fish to come near the boat 

    Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

    Powerplay is not wheelchair accessible

    Which snorkelling spots may we visit on Powerplay?

    Spots often visited include Luncheon Bay, Mantaray Bay, Cockatoo Point, Mackerel Bay amongst others

    How many people can fit in the hot tub?

    Up to 6 people at one time

    Is it safe to use the hot tub whilst pregnant?

    It is not safe to use the hot tub during pregnancy

    Is there WIFI available on board?

    No wifi is available on board Powerplay

    Are towels provided on board?

    Towels are provided, however guests are welcome to bring their own if preferred

    How much do soft drinks cost?

    $3

    What type of bags are allowed on Powerplay?

    Due to limited space, please just bring a small-medium sized overnight bag. Any larger bags or suitcases can be stored at The Travel Shop 

    Is there a parking facility available?

    Parking is available at Coral Sea Marina, daily rates apply

    What shoes are most practical to wear?

    Everyone is required to be barefoot whilst on the boat, however for the hike to Hill Inlet, it's recommended to wear trainers/crocs/sandals/thongs

    Is there a limit to how much alcohol I can bring on board?

    Yes, 24 cans, one box of wine or half a bottle of spirit per person

    Are there any types of alcohol that aren't permitted on board?

    Red wine is the only alcohol not permitted on Powerplay

    Which days does Powerplay depart?

    Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

    How many crew are on board Powerplay?

    2- one skipper and one host 

    Reviews

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    Reviews by our Sailing Whitsundays customers

    Jade, 26 Jun 24
    Such a great experience. I'll remember for sure! Thanks for the memories (and thank you Sandra for the delicious food). Merci
    Lucy, 20 Jun 24
    I have absolutely loved all the activities and scenery on this trip. Its been a highlight of my travels so far!
    Jasmine , 18 Jun 24
    Had the best time ever. Len and Regan were amazing hosts. Had a fun time, especially loved the snorkelling. Thank you!
    Meg, 10 Jun 24
    Great trip, Ed & Kasia good craic are very friendly. Boat was great & comfortable. Really enjoyed the trip :)
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