Escape the large crowds, keep on budget and come away smiling!
- Experience small group sailing on a fun yet relaxing vessel
- Great for those wanting to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Whitsunday Islands
- Both private and shared accommodation on board, creating an atmosphere that's great for couples, solo travellers, families and groups of friends!
- Snorkel among the breathtaking reefs and experience the thrill of sailing from one destination to the next on board the beautiful Prima
Prima offers guests 2 days and 1 night on board their 47 Woodward designed charter yacht, superb for chartering the calm waters of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Taking out a maximum of 12 passengers and 2 crew, Prima guarantees a relaxing atmosphere that will enhance your tropical escape. She features 2 private double cabins with ensuite bathrooms, 2 private double cabins with a shared bathroom, a shared double bed and 2 single bunks, with an accommodation type for every type of traveller. You will sail from one idyllic destination to the next to snorkel, explore the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and of course, soak up the sun! You will get to stop at the famous and magnificent Whitehaven Beach, where you will enjoy a walk up to Hill Inlet Lookout, as well as the stunning white sand below. Take in all the glories that the Whitsunday Islands have to offer on this fantastic 2 day and 1 night sailing adventure.
Highlights & Features:
- Beautiful and comfortable interior
- A social and personalised experience
- Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
- Numerous snorkel sites around the islands
- Delicious meals prepared fresh on board
- Fresh linen and bath towel supplied
- Snorkelling equipment provided
- Real and authentic sailing
- Small-group sailing
- BYO alcohol
With value for money, no crowds and an exciting itinerary, Prima continues to be a popular choice for travellers!
- This boat is happy to take children 4+ by request - please enquire.
- Any dietary requirements will need to pay a surcharge, please advised at the time of booking.
- Prima is also available for Private Charter.
Your experienced Prima crew will sail around the Whitsunday Islands, visiting all the favourite hot spots in the area. With Whitehaven Beach, amazing coral reefs and calm overnight anchorages at the top of the list, you will get to see all the best parts of the Whitsundays on board Prima.
Whitehaven Beach will allow guests to have the choice to either relax and soak up the sun, play some Aussie beach games or take a peaceful stroll along the waterline. However you choose to spend your time here, we can promise you it will become one of your fondest memories while in the Whitsundays.
Hill Inlet Lookout
Walk up to Hill Inlet Lookout for some of the greatest views in the Whitsundays and witness the famous swirling sands of Whitehaven from above. The swirling sands below are created by the ever-changing currents and tides, meaning no two visits will ever be the same.
When you aren't beaching it, take advantage of the pristine aquatic environment, with all snorkel equipment provided, take the splash and get up close and personal with the exciting marine life while you snorkel. If it's your first time, let the crew know and they would be happy to assist you in this unforgettable experience!
At the end of the day, it is time to kick back and take it easy. Take your drinks up onto the deck to watch the sunset on a glorious day in paradise. Because of the small group size and the boat layout, Prima offers a relaxed and social setting perfect for making new friends and great for couples. As with other comfortable cruising vessels, low numbers ensure a laid back and relaxed cruise.
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view Prima
Prima offers an open layout, good headroom downstairs and the large clear deck area that offers plenty of room for all, without compromising the sailing adventure. Choose from these different styles of accommodation:
Shared saloon accommodation - There are beds in shared saloon area, for up to 4 people to share and sharing bathroom with other guests
Private double cabin - There are 2 private double cabins with curtains, ideal for 2 people to share each cabin and sharing bathroom with other guests
Private double ensuite cabin - There are two a private double ensuite cabins with curtain, for 2 people to share each cabin and each with own bathroom
Whitehaven Beach Guarantee
The white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach are calling your name, and with Prima, you’re guaranteed to get there! While most tours in the Whitsundays don’t guarantee a trip to Whitehaven Beach, you’ll be pleased to know that Prima does! The beauty of one of the world’s most famous and beloved beaches is at your fingertips - spend time lazing around on the powdery sand, splashing about in the clear blue water and taking pictures that will last a lifetime! As one of the most iconic and incredible hotspots in the Whitsundays, you don’t want to skip Whitehaven Beach. With Prima, you’ll live your ultimate island dreams! Prima features a guaranteed adventure to Whitehaven Beach, depending on the wind, tides and whether the conditions are suitable for safe travel.
What To Bring
- Clothing and swimwear
- Sun protection (a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses etc)
- Beach towel
- Drink bottle
- A warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal).
Please only bring a small soft overnight bag without any zippers (ie. a reusable shopping).
You will also need to bring your own alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There is no glass allowed, however wine bottles are accepted. Prima does not sell soft drinks or bottled water.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including your boats check-in office, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge around $10pp for the duration of your trip.
- Drinking water
- Bath towels
- Snorkelling equipment
- Fresh water from a filtered tap
- BYO Soft drinks and alcohol - no glass, however wine bottles are accepted.
- Any dietary requirements (such as vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, gluten-free diets and dairy/lactose-free) will need to pay a surcharge of $15 per person payable on check in. Kosher and Halal diets are unable to be catered for.
- 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
This is a water-based activity, for safety reasons ALL passengers must be able to swim and speak fluent English.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.