Please note this tour will begin Nov 1 2017
Summertime is a perfect choice is your short on time but still want to see and do all the best the Whitsundays has to offer!
Summertime is a great way to escape into the Whitsundays if you're short on time and still want to see it all! With both private cabins and shared accommodation available, exploring the Whitsundays has never been easier for any type of traveller. Summertime attracts all types of adventure-seekers, with a combination of snorkelling, exploring and sailing while they cruise the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Summertime also offers a heated spa, air-conditioning, and all the comforts of home so you can have fun and relax during your Whitsundays experience.
Please note this tour will begin Nov 1 2017
Summertime sails from Airlie Beach for two days and one night of exploring through the stunning Whitsunday Islands. Relax and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime on board a beautifully constructed traditional sailing boat and experience the Whitsundays in style. Constructed with beautiful timbers, Summertime is designed to comfortably sleep up to 16 passengers with plenty of deck space to socialise. This trip is ideal if you're short on time but still want to see it all on board an amazing boat, with a fun crew and an amazing itinerary! Visit the beautiful and famous Whitehaven beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and spend plenty of time snorkelling in the stunning reefs around the islands for a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
- Only 16 passengers on board
- Sea kayaks
- Fully air-conditioned
- Modern comforts
- Private cabin accommodation available
- Freshwater spa
- Snorkel equipment included
- Visit Whitehaven Beach
- Delicious meals included
- Tea and coffee
- BYO alcohol
- Fun itinerary
Don't miss out on this action-packed sailing adventure! Enjoy the use of the onboard sea kayaks or the freshwater spa in between your island adventures and snorkelling safaris! Hang out with your loved ones or take the time to meet new friends - Summertime's intimate group setting is a great way to spend time exploring the Whitsunday Islands to make unforgettable and lasting memories.
Summertime offers two accommodation styles:
- Private double/ twin cabin (please specify if you would like a double or twin cabin)
- Share Accommodation (Double beds and single beds)
The cabins are well ventilated allowing them to remain cool during tropical nights and the vessel is fitted with a full air-conditioning system for total comfort in summer.
For two days and one night you'll get to explore the glorious Whitsundays and explore the best parts of the islands. With the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, sail and bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout, you'll explore the spectacular marine park from above and below the water, taking home memories to last a lifetime.
Summertime offers 2-person inflatable kayaks that give you a chance to explore marine park in a whole new way. Paddle your way around the calm coves of crystal clear bays and see the coral and fish from above, enjoying the luxury of your comfortable kayak. Wash up on Whitehaven Beach in your kayak, explore the 7 kms of silica sands and relax for a while, before kayaking back to the boat for lunch.
We pride ourselves on our freshly prepared and home made foods. Special diets and vegetarians can be assured of healthy, wholesome meals. Simply request when booking or ask us for further information about this. Tea and coffee are supplied with every meal as well as white and wholemeal breads also supplied.
Morning tea: Tea and coffee with biscuits
Lunch: Fresh breads, meats, salads, fruits and condiments
Afternoon tea: Tea and coffee served with Lamingtons
Sunset Snacks: Oven baked snacks and dipping sauces
Dinner: Tender chicken thigh fillets, marinated in honey mustard and herbs. Served with salad, feta cheese, olives stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes and onion. Steamed beans and tossed through garlic butter with oven roasted potatoes, fresh herbs and cracked pepper. Accompanied with warm herb and parmesan bread
Dessert: Chocolate cake or toffee pudding with a rich topping covered in creamy custard
Breakfast: Tropical fruit salad, served with yoghurt. Warm raisin toast, fruit loaf, white and wholemeal bread served with a wide range of condiments, cereals and milk. Tea, coffee and juice
Morning tea: Tea and coffee served with cakes and biscuits
Lunch: Thick focaccia bread topped with grilled chicken, tabouli, sun dried tomatoes, avocado, onion and cheese lightly baked, served with a Caesar salad and tuna and asparagus pasta with fresh fruit
Afternoon tea: Tea and coffee served with a chocolate and cream sponge roll
- This is a sample menu and may be subject to change.
- Passengers with any dietary requirements will need to pay a surcharge of $18 per person payable on check in. This does not include vegetarians or passengers with a nut allergy. This vessel is unable to cater for vegans.
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What To Bring
Please only bring a small overnight bag (large travel cases and cases with wheels not allowed), ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal) and cash/card for on board purchases. You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available in town but please no glass bottles.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, a 24 hour locker shop on The Esplanade, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
- Drinking water
- Wetsuit hire
- Snorkelling equipment
- Marine Park fees
BYO alcohol. Soft drinks available for purchase. An $18 surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
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.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. Also please note that you need to allow time prior to the boats departure to check in, please ask us for more details.
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 sailing holiday. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) 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.