Soak up the salt and the sunshine on our renowned Tongarra with an adventure-filled, authentic sailing experience!
- Perfect for those short on time, this inclusive day tour will immerse you in the magic of our favourite spots in the Whitsundays.
- As a luxurious catamaran with a spacious deck, the Tongarra lets you lay back, relax and drink in the sparkling views.
- Dive in for a snorkel and discover the dazzling underwater paradise as you come face-to-face with breathtaking marine life such as tropical fish, turtles and vibrant soft corals.
- Bask in the golden glow of a sunset sail on your final leg back into shore.
You won't be disappointed as the Tongarra whisks you away for the time of your life!
Experience the wonder of the Whitsundays as you sail through our favourite, hand-picked spots. Delight in the incredible Great Barrier Reef Marine Park as you discover world-class reefs and tropical islands.
Highlights & Features
- Visit the idyllic Langford Sandbar, Bali Hai and Cockatoo Point
- Social, big group sailing on a sleek catamaran
- World-class snorkelling
- Delicious, fresh meals provided onboard
- Scenic bushwalk
- Riveting Red Shark inflatable ride
- Educational reef facts and history from our crew
- All gear and instruction for snorkelling provided
- BYO alcohol
Discover the wonder of the Whitsundays with old and new friends on our social, adventure-filled Tongarra!
The Tongarra day trip is jampacked with fantastic things to see and do. Guests are in for a fun, unforgettable day with our easy-going, friendly and experienced crew. Our team will take care of everything, from preparing guests' fresh lunch on board to maintaining a clean and comfortable boat, all the while being up for a chat and a laugh! If you've got any questions, our team will always be more than happy to help.
Smooth sailing is ensured on Tongarra, as guests glide around the Whitsunday's postcard-worthy scenery on this sleek, red catamaran. Boasting a vast deck, her stability ensures you're able to always walk around and take in your luscious surroundings and merry atmosphere. Don’t forget about our Red Shark inflatable experience, which takes banana boating to the next level!
One of the best features of the Tongarra day tour is access to an array of globally outstanding snorkelling spots such as Cockatoo Point and Langford Island Sandbar. Dive in and experience an underwater forest come to life! Vibrant soft corals and glimmering tropical fish will dance before your eyes all year round, while you may meet turtles, dolphins, humpback whales and manta rays depending on what time of the year you visit. All snorkelling gear, stinger suits and instruction is provided by us making this a great activity for newbies, experienced snorkellers and everyone in between. As one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is a spectacular place to immerse yourself in and will make for an unforgettable experience.
Langford Island Sandbar
This spectacular beach has something for everyone. From unwinding on the golden sands to hiking the beautiful bushwalk, you will definitely be back. Don’t forget to jump in the crystal clear waters and visit resident marine life with a snorkel!
Let your hair down on your visit to Bali Hai, a secluded island paradise bound to have you breathing easy. Fuel up with a fresh, delicious lunch and feel the island vibe with a visit to this hidden gem before you continue on your adventure.
What To Bring
A 30L dry bag will be provided free of charge for all passengers to safeguard their belongings. Pack a small soft bag and include:
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, a towel and a hat
- Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
- Underwater camera
- BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine) for the boat only
- A sense of fun and adventure!
- Free use of snorkelling equipment
- Lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks
- Stinger suit hire and wetsuit hire (winter months only)
- Parks fees and fuel levy
- Free bus transfers from Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket
- Soft drinks and water can be purchased for $2 on the boat.
- We also encourage reusable water bottles which can be refilled from the tap onboard.
- Credit card fee of 2% on check-in for any direct deposits.
Terms and Conditions
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 6.
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.
The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies.
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.
No shows or client cancellations made within 24 hours of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price.
Sailing Whitsundays are required to notify the operator of any cancellations within the specified cancellation period (24 hours). It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your cancellation request with adequate time, and during standard business hours (7am-5pm), to allow us to contact the tour provider.
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.