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 & Features:
- 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
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.
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. Perhaps lounge in the onboard heated jacuzzi? Or how about trying your hand at stand-up paddleboarding? Maybe a stroll down the idyllic, white sands of Whitehaven Beach? Whatever adventure you’re in the mood for, Powerplay is bound to surprise and delight you!
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!
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!
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!
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 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!
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!
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!
- 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
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view the boat.
What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with:
- A change of clothes
- Beach towel
- Sunscreen 30+
- Waterproof zip bag for electronics
- Warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal)
- One pair of shoes for bushwalking.
- Extra money for soft drink/bottled water purchases
You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR RED WINE, please.
Please note NO large bags, bags with wheels or sleeping bags will be allowed on board.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
- Drinking water & ice
- 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.
BYO alcohol - no glass bottles or red wine. Soft drinks are available for purchase onboard. A $30 surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
- Catering will incur an extra fee (chat with our team upon booking for catering options)
- Soft drinks and bottled water
- Alcohol (BYO - refer to "What to Bring" for more info.)
- Additional snorkel equipment (prescription masks etc.)
- Children equipment (life jackets, stinger suits, masks, etc.)*
- Peak holiday seasons (i.e. Christmas, Easter, New Year) may incur a surcharge. Please enquire at the time of booking.
*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.
*IMPORTANT: Powerplay does not supply equipment for children. Please ensure you have the equipment needed prior to departure. For hire options, please contact Aqua Dive.
Aqua Dive Hire and Supplies
Coral Sea Marina (North Village)
(07) 4946 4074
Terms and Conditions
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
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 outreview-table-column the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.
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 email@example.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.
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.
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.
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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