Join the trip of a lifetime with Ride to Paradise!
- Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to experience in the Whitsundays!
- Spend your days exploring the Whitsundays on the water and the nights on land at a comfortable resort
- Unique tour for those who want to see and do it all - a tour that has the best of both worlds!
- Spend your nights at an exclusive resort with a pool, hammocks, paddleboards and more
- Live chat us about discounts and special offers
Ride to Paradise is a unique and fun way to explore the Whitsunday Islands. For 2 days and nights you will 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 boasts 300 horsepower engines. Built for stability and speed, Wildcat will get you to your destinations faster and allow you to 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!
Highlights & Features:
- Relax at an exclusive resort
- Visit Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach
- Snorkelling in fringing reefs
- Fast vessel so more time to do the things you love
- Great value for money
- Comfortable beds in the evening
- Freshly prepared meals
- New and stable catamaran
- Flexible schedule
- Social experience
- Experienced fun crew
- Mixed accommodation with upgrades available
- BYO Alcohol (no glass or red wine)
Ride to Paradise Resort Stay is the ideal tour for travellers who prefer to spend the night on land - the stable boat combined with comfortable accommodation is a great way to spend your time! At night you will have plenty of space to relax and hang out, taking advantage of everything on offer at the resort, such as paddleboards, a swimming pool, hammocks and more! Enjoy socialising, adventuring, and much more with Ride to Paradise.
- The child price is an add-on and can ONLY be booked in conjunction with 2 full-paying fares in a Private King/Twin, the Rainforest Retreat, or the Dream Villa.
You will be greeted at Coral Sea Marina by the friendly crew, where they will show you on board Wildcat. Next you will leave the marina and cruise at high speed to reach Paradise Cove Resort - your home for the next two nights! Your crew will show you around so you can learn the ins and outs of the resort and get settled in your room. You will get to take advantage of all the fun things on offer at Paradise Cove - play pool, tennis, paddleboard, kayak, walk on the beach, play football, chill by the pool or spa and or simply relax in a hammock - Ride to Paradise's resort offers something for everyone to enjoy their Whitsundays adventure!
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.
Wake up and head down to the main house for a continental breakfast and fruit salad before packing your dry bag and heading off for a full day of exploring! 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 relaxing with your friends enjoying the warm sun and cool sands! 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.
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!
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!
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.
Tap the hotspots on the resort layout below to view Paradise Cove.
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
- 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
- $50 deposit will be taken for the 30ltr dry bags and given back to the passengers when the bags return after the trip.
- Passengers with any dietary requirements will need to pay a surcharge of $12 per person payable on check-in.
- Christmas and New Year’s Eve overnight tours have a surcharge of $30 per passenger payable upon check-in.
Terms and Conditions
The child price is an add-on and can ONLY be booked in conjunction with 2 full-paying fares in a Private King/Twin, the Rainforest Retreat, or the Dream Villa.
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. 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.