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Ride to Paradise Resort Stay

FROM: $599

Departure Times

Departs: 2:00pm - Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
Returns: 12:30pm - Wednesday, Friday & Monday

Pricing Options

$599 AUD per Person - Shared Single (Between: 01 Oct 2018 and 01 Apr 2019)
$709 AUD per person - Private King/ Twin Room (requires 2 people) ($1418.00 Total) (Between: 01 Oct 2018 and 01 Apr 2019)
$759 AUD per person - Private Rainforest Retreat with ensuite (requires 2 people) ($1518.00 Total) (Between: 01 Oct 2018 and 01 Apr 2019)
$809 AUD per person - Dream Villa (requires 2 people) ($1618.00 Total) (Between: 01 Oct 2018 and 01 Apr 2019)

Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to explore the Whitsundays - a little bit of luxury, and a lot of fun!

Ride to Paradise Resort Stay includes 2 nights accommodation at the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort on the beautiful Whitsundays mainland. Spend your nights on land and your days at sea on board the fast and fun Wildcat, visiting the Whitsunday Islands. Visit iconic locations such as Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, and several beautiful snorkelling locations. 


Ride to Paradise Resort Stay is an amazingly fun way to explore the Whitsunday Islands. For 2 days and nights you'll get to see all the beauty of the islands, spending your evenings at Paradise Cove Resort, while spending your days on board the fast cat, Wildcat, which boats 300 horse power engines. Built for stability and speed, Wildcat will get your to your destinations faster and allow you enjoy the ride along the way! Enjoy both the journey and the destination as you zip your way from one amazing location to the next!

Paradise Cove Resort is a hidden gem situated off the Whitsunday Coast. It's beauty and tranquillity has to be seen to be believed. The package offers exhilarating action by day then serenity and stars by night, where guests will get to experience all of the best in the Whitsundays.

Hill inlet, Hat in the air

Ride to Paradise Resort Stay is the ideal tour for travellers who are concerned about seasickness and prefer to spend the night on land - the stable boats combined with comfortable accommodation are a great way to spend your time! The fast vessel allows passengers to arrive at the destinations quickly, so more time for fun activities such as sunbathing, swimming and exploring. Enjoy socialising, adventuring, and much more with Ride to Paradise.

Paradise resort airlie beach, sailing whitsundays

Featured Highlights:

  • Relax at an exclusive resort
  • Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach
  • Fast vessel so more time to do the things you love
  • Great value for money
  • Comfortable beds in the evening
  • See the Whitsundays in comfort and style
  • Freshly prepared meals
  • New and stable catamaran
  • Flexible schedule
  • Social experience
  • Experienced fun crew
  • BYO Alcohol (no glass or red wine)

Paradise resort, Pool table

Paradise Cove Resort Layout

Tap the hotspots on the resort layout below to view Paradise Cove.

Paradise Cove Resort Layout

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

You will be greeted at Abell Point Marina at 2pm by our friendly crew, where they will show you on board Wildcat. Next you'll leave the marina and cruise at high speed to reach Paradise Cove Resort, where you'll be spending your nights. Learn the ins and outs of the resort and get settled in your room before you take time to explore all the resort has to offer! Play pool, tennis, paddleboard, kayak, walk on the beach, play football, chill by the pool or spa and or simply relax in a hammock - Paradise Cove offers something for everyone during your Whitsundays adventure.

Laying in a hammock Paradise resort, Ride to Paradise

Enjoy a delicious dinner before the crew lights a fire down on the beach and you can try your hand at roasting some marshmallows. After counting shooting stars you can head back to your room and fall asleep to the sounds of nature.

Day 2

Wake up and head down to the main house for a continental breakfast and fruit salad before packing your dry bag and heading off on a Whitsundays adventure! Your first stop will be Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, where you can see the amazing swirling sands of that the Whitsundays are known for. Spend time on the beach itself, keeping an eye out  in the shallows for baby sharks and stingrays, which love to hang out in the area! Take a few hours to soak up the sun and enjoy one of the most famous beaches in the world, before making your way back to Wildcat for the next part of your adventure.  

Snorkling Wildcat,

Next your crew will take you to an amazing snorkelling destination where you will get to get up close and personal with the amazing marine life of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Check out the amazing coral gardens below, keeping an eye out for colourful fish, funny corals and of course, sea turtles!

Day 3
Enjoy breakfast at the resort before packing up all of your things and hitting the seas again. Guests will enjoy a secondary snorkelling location and some quality beach time at Langford Spit, where you can choose to jump in the water or relax on the sands! 

Turtle swimming, Sailing whitsundays

Finally, enjoy a quick 45 minute trip back to the mainland of Airlie Beach, taking in the sights and enjoying the beauty of the Whitsundays. 

** Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.

Sample Menu
Day 1
Upon arrival: Cheese and dip platter including crackers, selection of  dips, cheese, cabana, celery, carrot, tea and coffee.
Dinner: Steamed BBQ fish, mash potato, coleslaw and sourdough bread
Desert: Apple/berry strudel with warm custard

Day 2
Breakfast :Cornflakes, coco pops, muesli, fresh fruit salad, multi grain/wholemeal/white bread, toast toppings including Vegemite, marmalade, butter, Nutella, honey, strawberry jam. Drinks orange juice, berry juice, tea and coffee
Morning Tea: Lamingtons
Lunch: Salads and deli meats - salami, ham, beef, pesto green vegetable pasta,  tomato and olive pasta, rolls and wraps
Afternoon Tea: Nacho chips and dips, biscuits, tea and coffee
Dinner: Red Thai chicken curry, rice, spring rolls
Desert: Chocolate mouse with crushed biscuits, coconut shavings, berries and vanilla ice cream

Paradise resort, Red chicken curry

Day 3
Breakfast: Cornflakes, coco pops, muesli, fresh fruit salad, multi grain/wholemeal/white bread, toast toppings including Vegemite, marmalade, butter, Nutella, honey, strawberry jam. Drinks orange juice, berry juice, tea and coffee
Morning Tea: Chocolate or berry muffins

*Food allergies and dietary needs to be requested at time of booking. We are unable to cater for vegans but they are welcome to follow a vegetarian menu and bring their own snacks. A $12 surcharge is payable upon check-in for all dietary requirements excluding vegetarian.

Red cats, Wild Cat, Ride to paradise, Paradise resort

What To Bring

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, towel and a hat
  • Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
  • Underwater camera
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine)
  • A sense of fun and adventure

What's Included

  • 2 nights accommodation at Paradise Cove Resort
  • Daily trips to the best spots in the Whitsunday Islands
  • Fresh clean linen
  • Free use of snorkelling equipment
  • All meals plus morning and afternoon snacks
  • Tea and coffee
  • Environmental Marine Charges, Queensland Parks and Wildlife, Fuel Levy and Admin

What's Extra

  • $50 deposit will be taken for the 30ltr dry bags and given back to the passengers when the bags return after trip.  
  • Passengers with any dietary requirements will need to pay a surcharge of $12 per person payable on check in.

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.


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 package.In the case of a booking made that has an outstanding balance to pay on arrival then your credit card details will be passed on to the accommodation to secure your booking. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip 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.

"Billy and Jonno were awesome, knowledgable and gave us a great tour. Highly recommended."
Andy Spud Ruddock
Thu 21 Jun 2018
"Super trip! True Paradise at the resort, good food en friendly people! Would recommend to Everyone!"
Sarah Wennmacker
Thu 21 Jun 2018
"Super trip! True Paradise at the resort, good food and friendly people! Would recommend to everyone!"
Sarah W
Thu 31 May 2018
"10/10 experience! Billy and Dylan where the most amazing host. They made us laughed, they showed us the most amazing places, they cooked yummy food and met every single of our picky demands. "if you don't enjoy yourself staying in a billionaire resort, swimming in one of the most beautiful beaches, cruising around paradise in an awesome boat and meeting awesome ocean creature. It's simple, life is not for you""
Laura L
Thu 31 May 2018
"Bily and Ricky made this experience incredible! They were both very personable and engaging all while remaining very professional. Paradise Cove Resort is beautiful and worth the extra expense. Fabulous outdoor showers and bath and the common areas are great for socializing and kicking butt in flip cup. All of the spots we stopped were picturesque and we had ample time to explore, snorkel and swim. The boat was also such an experience. Awesome scenic ride. It was definitely a Ride 2 Paradise!"
Mon 27 Nov 2017
"This trip was so awesome! Could not recommend enough. 'Ride to Paradise' was a great way to fit in so much in a small time frame. Leaving at 1pm on Friday, going on a half a million dollar speedboat cruising around the Whitsundays to an awesome snorkel spot where you can snorkel up close and personal with turtles amongst coral, then being taken to a 5 star resort where you can choose between private rooms or awesome fancy dorm rooms. The pool at the resort is HUGE, complete with jacuzzi, stand up paddleboards and kayaks to take out to your own personal beach at your own leisure, or just chill and read a book in the hammocks. There is a group of people on this tour, around 15, so the perfect amount to make great friends or keep to yourself - whatever you want!"
Sun 11 Jun 2017
"My ride to paradise experience was amazing! The staff and crew were very friendly and helpful. Jay Jay and Rolly were the best!!! Would do it again and recommend to friends/other travellers. Definitely best part of my East Coast trip. The resort is absolutely beautiful as well. Very happy with my experience."
Thu 27 Apr 2017
"We just came back from Ride to Paradise 3 day tour and we totally loved it! The food, the music, the boat trips were PERFECT. We are all just amazed by the whole experience. Go for it!"
Tue 21 Mar 2017
"It was just AMAAAAZING!!!! Everything was perfectly organised, the food, snorkelling... the resort is incredible, you have everything and it seems that you are on your own island!! The group of people was super nice and font forget our awesome guides BILLY and DYLAN, they were just greaaat!! Trying to help everyone, having fun and smiling all the time!!! I will recommend this tour to EVERYONE, you will not regret!!!!"
Fri 10 Feb 2017
"Incredible! Perfect balance of chill, exploring and adventure! The resort was unbelievable, better then what I had imagined & saw in the brochure. Food was soooooooooo yummy! Whitehaven beach was breathtaking! The snorkeling locations we were taken too were so beautiful, better then I saw in Cairns and I even got to swim with 5 turtles! Big thank you to the crew for making me and everyone feel so welcome. I honestly did not want to leave."
Amy Lees
Fri 11 Nov 2016
"A huge thankyouuuu to Chelsea at Sailing-Whitsundays for hooking me and my friends up with a sweet deal and good times on Ride to Paradise for New Years...we had a awesome time, the resort was amazinggg, the food was delish and the day trips out to the crystal clear blue water were breathtaking! Can\'t wait to visit this ridiculously stunning spot again! I would honestly recommend Ride to paradise to everyone I know looking for a fun, relaxing, adventurous and memorable holiday! Thank you Ride to Paradise Crew, you are absolute gems!☺️xx"
‎Madonna Luhrs
Thu 13 Oct 2016
"The accommodation was beautiful and such a lovely break from hostels - a holiday from our holiday! Very glad we had the whole resort grounds to run around rather than being cramped on a boat! The food was really good and the guides Billy and Steve took the time to take us on a wildlife tour in the evening which really added to the experience."
Fri 07 Oct 2016
"My husband and I just arrived back after a trip with Ride to Paradise just wanted to say how amazing it was, from start to finish. Billy and Steve were awesome, super knowledgeable, helpful and approachable. Everything you would want! The food was so good, the best I have eaten in ages! Thank you!"
Mon 18 Jul 2016
"The accommodation was beautiful and such a lovely break from hostels - a holiday from our holiday! Very glad we had the whole resort grounds to run around... The food was really good and the guides Billy and Steve took the time to take us on a wildlife tour in the evening which really added to the experience!"
Sun 15 May 2016
"Ride to Paradise was AWESOME! Steve and Billy great fun and very knowledgeable and looked after us very well. Food was amazing... Blown away by the resort, luxury all the way! The WildCat boat was great for speed to get to us to Whitehaven and snorkelling faster than other boats, so we had more time to snorkel, relax, explore. Overall this trip was amazing!"
Wed 20 Apr 2016
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