SAIL AND STAY BUDGET

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RRP $820 $739 AUD / Person - Private Double Cabin and Studio Apartment (requires 2 persons) ($1478 Total) (Between: 01 Jan 2021 and 30 Sep 2021)

6 FULL DAYS SAILING IN THE WHITSUNDAYS WITH OUR EXCLUSIVE SAIL AND STAY BUDGET PACKAGE.

For those looking for luxury on a shoestring, you've found it! Venture out to the turquoise seas on the incredible Prima and unwind at the cozy and spacious Airlie Searene Apartments.

This combination includes:

Seeking paradise without the price tag? There's no better option than this. Sail and Stay Budget lets you dive into a world of luxury without breaking the bank! Sail the crystal-clear waters of the Whitsundays as you enjoy your whimsical and authentic sailing experience. Snorkel the incredible world below and meet and greet some of the most vibrant sea creatures.

As well as sailing, you will also get to unwind in the comfort of your very own self-contained apartment at one of Airlie Beach's most renowned accommodations. Enjoy the scenic views of the Coral Sea from your private balcony and relax in the incredible wet-edge pool. You truly can't beat this kind of luxury!

Prima Whitsundays


Highlights & Inclusions:


 Sailing Tour - Prima

  • 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

Prima Whitsundays


Accommodation - Airlie Searene Apartments 

  • Unwind in a deluxe studio apartment
  • Features a private balcony with stunning panoramic views of the ocean
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Airlie Beach
  • Located in one of the most sought after resorts in the area
  • Cool off in the postcard-perfect wet edge pool and relax in the spa 
  • Our studios have full kitchenettes, central bathrooms and a large soaking bath with views
  • Fully air-conditioned and tropical ceiling fans
  • You have the flex booking option of rearranging the sailing tour

Airlie Searene Apartments

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Airlie Beach

Make your way to the turquoise Whitsunday Coast and check in to your comfortable and cozy accommodation at Airlie Searene Apartments. Nestled in the heart of Airlie Beach, your apartment is only a short stroll to a vibrant array of shops, restaurants and cafes. The airy and striking apartments are a 12-minute stroll from Airlie Lagoon and a picturesque 1.5 kilometre walk to Coral Sea Marina. Enjoy the rest of your day perusing the sights of Airlie Beach and soaking up the sun-drenched views of the Coral Sea.

Overnight: Airlie Searene Apartments

Airlie Searene Apartments


Day 2: Enjoy a free day in Airlie Beach 

Today is your opportunity to explore the heart and soul of the Whitsundays! Embrace the quirks of the vibrant beach-town lifestyle and settle into the leisurely pace of the locals. Feast on the jaw-dropping flavours of the varying Airlie Beach cuisine, lovingly prepared with fresh and local ingredients. Unwind by the mesmerising wet-edge pool at your apartments and take in the panoramic sights of the Coral Sea below. Enjoy the relaxation of the day, because the adventure begins tomorrow!

Overnight: Airlie Searene Apartments

Airlie Searene Apartments


Day 3: Depart Airlie Beach and begin the adventure

Check out of your luxurious accommodation and check into paradise! After checking out of Airlie Searene Apartments in the morning, you will store your extra luggage at the reception at your convenience. Make the most of your leisure time and sit down to a delicious brunch at one of the many renowned breakfast cafes in Airlie Beach. Take a well-deserved stroll and soak up the sights before heading to the Coral Sea Marina to begin your next adventure!

Depart the Coral Sea Marina at 3:00pm, aboard the wonderful Prima. 

You will embark on a truly life-altering cruising experience as Adventurer makes her way through the shimmering waters of the Whitsundays. Your friendly crew will whisk you away to the natural wonders of the region, stopping at destinations like Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and the kaleidoscopic fringing reefs of the marvellous Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. During your adventure you can choose to relax, unwind or learn the ropes of sailing! Laze about on the large foredecks, freshen up in your private cabin and ensuite and enjoy the ride. Absolutely everything you need for the perfect adventure is at your fingertips: delicious food will be served, informative commentary about the area will be available and there will be plenty of entertainment if you need a change of scenery from the calming hues of blue.

On your first afternoon aboard Whitsunday Adventurer, you'll set sail across the calm waters toward the islands where you'll anchor up for a dreamy night of sleep upon the sea.

Overnight: Prima - Private Cabin

Prima Whitsundays


Day 4: Snorkel and take in the wondrous sights

It's a beautiful day for more underwater exploring - so that's what you're going to do! Enjoy another blissful morning coffee and delicious breakfast before slipping into your swimwear and grabbing a snorkel. Explore a new underwater location, meet more creatures of the sea and stare in awe at the colourful coral beds. If you're up for a kick of adrenaline, you might also like to try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding! Soak up the last few hours of your own personal paradise before making your way back through the azure passage towards Coral Sea Marina. 

You will return back to Airlie Beach at around 1:00pm, and wander back to your cozy enclave at Searene Airlie Apartments for another two delightful nights. 

Please note that each itinerary is weather dependant and designed to be flexible. 

Overnight: Airlie Searene Apartments

Prima Whitsundays


Day 5: Unwind and explore on your last full day in Airlie Beach

It's your last full day in tropical paradise, so why not make the most of it? Wander through the vibrant heart of Airlie Beach and grab a delicious bite to eat, before heading to the Airlie Lagoon to cool off. There's a number of incredible land-based adventures to explore on your last day, so ask your friendly travel expert for advice!

Overnight: Airlie Searene Apartments

Prima Whitsundays


Day 6: Depart Airlie Beach

Wake up, stretch and reflect on the incredible last few days of your adventure. Check out and make your way back home, or onwards to your next adventure.

Accommodation

Located in a stunning resort just 12 minutes walk from Airlie Beach Lagoon, the Searene apartments boast stunning views of the Coral Sea. They’re the perfect place to unwind after an adventurous few days out to sea, offering deluxe and cozy accommodation for an incredible price.

Accommodation Highlights:

  • Deluxe studio apartment
  • Conveniently located in the centre of Airlie Beach
  • Features a private balcony with panoramic views of the ocean
  • Cool off in the postcard-perfect wet edge pool and relax in the spa 
  • Features a kitchenette and a central bathroom
  • Air-conditioned
  • Option to sleep up to 3 guests

Airlie Searene Apartments

Tour

Prima has it all - from snorkelling to stand-up paddle-boarding to Whitehaven Beach, it’s one of the best tours in the Whitsundays! Offering action-packed activities and a comfortable, spacious space to unwind, you’ll get to enjoy the deep blue at its very best.

Tour Highlights:

  • Snorkel the incredibly clear water and spot marine life
  • Try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding
  • Explore the Hill Inlet Lookout and glimpse incredible panoramic views 
  • Relax on the silica sands of Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Prima offers the best of both worlds when it comes to exploring the Whitsundays - soak up the beauty of the region from above and below!

Prima Whitsundays

More Information

What To Bring

Please bring only a small soft bag containing no zippers with:

  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottles to refill
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunnies etc.)
  • Warm clothes/pullover for evenings (seasonal)

You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles permitted (with the exception of wine).

Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town. Please click here for more information.

What's Included

  • Skipper
  • Host
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Bath towels
  • Wetsuit hire and snorkelling equipment
  • Marine Park fees

What's Extra

  • Alcohol and soft drinks (BYO - refer to "What to Bring" for more info.)
  • 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.

Holiday Surcharges:

  • 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


Important Information:

This is a water-based activity, for safety reasons all passengers must be able to swim and speak fluent English.


Your Responsibilities:

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. 


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.


Cancellations


Client Cancellations:

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 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.

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