Immerse yourself in both the earthly wonders of native national parks and island luxury on this magical Powerplay Trails of the Whitsundays experience!
- Soak up the wonders of nature with access to an array of exclusive national park trails, untouched and hidden amongst the lush Whitsunday rainforests!
- Return every afternoon to a modern, luxury catamaran for sunset antipasto, starlit dining, incredible island seascapes and a soak in Powerplay’s on-deck spa bath.
- Do as much or as little as you like, with a flexible itinerary on this extended tropical getaway in paradise!
- Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, stand-up paddleboard over glassy waters, visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout for a holistic and extraordinary Whitsunday experience.
Powerplay's Walking Trails of the Whitsundays is a four-day, four-night experience unlike any other! Lace-up your walking shoes as you explore pristine, lush trails such as Whitsunday Peak Track, Whitsunday Cairn Track, Spion Kop and Langford Island Lookout, as well as both North and South Whitehaven Beach. Fill your days in island paradise with incredible lookout points, flourishing native flora and fauna and refreshing swims in clear turquoise waters!
This unique tour is the only one of its kind in Airlie Beach and combines trail adventures with evening luxuries. Lap up smooth sailing, reef snorkelling, water activities and modern onboard facilities, as you take advantage of exclusive access to hidden island gems. Guests can choose to do as little or as much adventuring as they desire, with options for every kind of holidayer available! So, let your hair down and explore the Whitsundays like never before… while we take care of the rest!
Highlights & Features:
- Visit North and South Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
- Access to an array of stunning trails and lookouts
- Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
- Newly-renovated vessel with modern facilities and finishes
- Stand-up paddleboards
- Heated, luxury jacuzzi onboard
- Luminous marine-attracting blue-lights
- Pristine National Park
- Breathtaking natural lookout points
- Fresh linen provided for each guest
- Delicious, fresh meals provided
- Spacious, luxury two-level catamaran
- BYO alcohol
Fill your days with island adventures as you hike through the lush rainforests of the Whitsunday Islands. Discover an abundance of quiet, hidden gems that are far from the beaten path for a unique and truly special experience in this naturally breathtaking corner of the world. Delight in the journey rather than the destination as you trek through untouched wonders, towering trees and astounding island views found only in the Whitsundays!
Explore these lush Whitsunday trails:
- Whitsunday Peak Track
- Whitsunday Cairn Track
- Spion Kop Track
- Langford Island Lookout Track
- Hill Inlet Lookout
Find your perfect balance of island adventure and luxury unwinding aboard Powerplay. Renowned for her luxe, social island vibes, Powerplay is a crowd favourite here in the Whitsundays! Newly renovated, she is designed for ultimate relaxation, smooth cruising and optimisation of lush island panoramic views.
Grab a cool beverage and take a soak in the heated foredeck spa as the sunsets, indulge in starlit alfresco dining and unwind in your spacious accommodation! In the evenings, let the marine blue light illuminate and attract incredible marine life as you witness and learn about interesting marine life! The perfect way to end a day of trail galivanting, Powerplay will transport you to a world of deluxe, modern pleasures.
Powerplay is also available for Private Charter.
This exclusive tour only runs once a month, so get in touch with our friendly team to ensure your spot today.
All walks are completely optional and participation is at the walker's discretion. More difficult walks such as Whitsunday Cairn and Whitsunday Peak tracks are recommended for those with a moderate fitness level.
Hiking Whitsunday Trails
Discover the hidden wonders nestled deep within the Whitsunday Islands as Powerplay delivers you to exclusive trails. Walk through lush rainforests, white dunes, pristine beaches and native flora and fauna as you breathe deeply and reconnect with nature on foot! Explore the ancient volcanic Whitsunday Cairn Track for panoramic island lookout, climb the summit of Whitsunday Peak Track for mesmerising views that stretch into infinity and mosey along Langford Island mangroves to reach a lookout of utter tropical bliss. The unmissable Spion Kop Track and Hill Inlet Lookout walk is also included, as well as less popular access to both the North and South ends of the luminous Whitehaven Beach! Don’t forget to throw yourself in the clear aqua waters at the end of your trail journeys to cool off… you are, after all, amongst some of the most beautiful waters in the world!
Jump off the back of Powerplay into the depths of the magical Great Barrier Reef! A bustling, colourful home for an abundance of flourishing marine species, this underwater experience is an absolute bucket list item! With all snorkelling gear, stinger suits and instruction provided, dive in and become awestruck by the kaleidoscope of corals and shimmering tropical fish! Keep your eyes out for manta rays, dugongs, clownfish, reef sharks and giant clams… go pros welcome!
Hill Inlet Lookout
A light native bushwalk from Whitehaven Beach will take you up to Hill Inlet Lookout, one of the best photo destinations in the world! And it’s really no surprise… the swirling bright white sands combined with aquamarine, turquoise and azure ocean hues create a heavenly island mosaic only seen from this vantage point! Learn about the wildlife, history and Indigenous culture connected to this special spot from the interesting curation boards before you snap a photo of the unbeatable Hill Inlet Lookout panoramas!
Spend ample time exploring this worldy wonder, known for its bright white silica sands! Whitehaven Beach is a geological marvel, as ancient currents carried pure silica quartz to this slice of heaven millions of years ago. Today, visitors flock from all corners of the world to run this soft, luminescent sand through their fingers and take a dip in Whitehaven’s crystal clear shores! You may just need to pinch yourself as you relax in this incredibly dreamy destination, tucked away in Whitsunday Island National Park.
Grab one of Powerplay’s many stand-up paddleboards to glide over the glassy Whitsunday waters in style! With plentiful calm bays, beaches and anchorages, take island exploration to the next level on a SUP. Whether you’re after a light workout, some memorable laughs or simply to check out the wonders of the Reef below, this watersport is a fantastic way to have fun under the sun in the Whitsundays!
Grab your favourite bikinis and BYO champagne before you take a soak in the decadent heated spa located on the foredeck of Powerplay. Overlooking 360 panoramic island views, Powerplay will have you feeling like a total island celebrity in paradise! Perfect after a long day of adventuring, the heated jacuzzi with relaxing jets is the best way to unwind and rejuvenate before another day of trail magic.
Marine Blue Lights
As the stars come out, your friendly crew will illuminate the waters around Powerplay with the marine life-attracting blue lights. Located in the aft-hull, reef creatures such as tropical fish, dugongs, manta rays and even dolphins are attracted to these gentle lights! Learn about the complex ecosystems found under the surface in the Great Barrier Reef aboard Powerplay.
- Private double cabin - one double bed in a private cabin for two people to share, with AC and Fan
- Private quad cabin - two double beds in a private cabin for up to four people to share, with AC and Fan
- Shared double bed - double beds in shared area with four guests in total, with AC and Fans
- Shared single beds - single bed in shared area in the salon with four guests in total and fans
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view the boat.
What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with:
- A change of clothes
- Beach towel
- Sunscreen 30+
- Waterproof zip bag for electronics
- Warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal)
- One pair of shoes for bushwalking
- Extra money for soft drink/bottled water purchases
You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR RED WINE, please.
Please note NO large bags, bags with wheels or sleeping bags will be allowed on board.
Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.
- Drinking water
- Bath towel
- Wetsuit hire
- Snorkelling equipment
- Use of SUP boards
- All Marine Park fees
*Regular snorkelling equipment supplied. If you require any additional equipment such as a prescription snorkel mask, please contact Aqua Dive (refer to "What's Extra") for hire options.
BYO alcohol - no glass bottles or red wine. Soft drinks are available for purchase on board. A $30 surcharge may apply for some dietary requests and requirements.
- Soft drinks and bottled water
- Alcohol (BYO - refer to "What to Bring" for more info.)
- Additional snorkel equipment (prescription masks etc.)
- Children equipment (life jackets, stinger suits, masks, etc.)*
- Peak holiday seasons (i.e. Christmas, Easter, New Year) may incur a surcharge. Please enquire at the time of booking.
*Please note passengers with any dietary requirements (vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free etc.) will need to pay a surcharge of $30 per person payable on check-in. This does not include vegetarians. Please enquire upon booking if unsure.
*IMPORTANT: Powerplay does not supply equipment for children. Please ensure you have the equipment needed prior to departure. For hire options, please contact Aqua Dive.
Aqua Dive Hire and Supplies
Coral Sea Marina (North Village)
(07) 4946 4074
Terms and Conditions
As Powerplay is very water-orientated, you MUST be able to swim to board the boat, and for safety reasons, you must also be able to speak English. If you do not fit these requirements, you may not be able to book this tour.
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.
Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:
Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value.
E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.
You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling outreview-table-column the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.
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 email@example.com. 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.