True Blue Flotilla
Departure Point: Airlie Beach
Join the flotilla and sail to the best locations in the Whitsundays!
- Ideal if you have a huge group - the True Blue fleet can fit up to 86 guests!
- Enjoy the perks of two boats including onboard spas, 3 waterslides, snorkelling, scuba diving, paddleboards and more!
- Perfect escape into the Whitsundays with a large group where you can snorkel, explore and more
- Optional extras such as jetboat rides and scuba diving available
- The True Blue Flotilla combines 2 of the best boats in the Whitsundays - New Horizon and Atlantic Clipper!
The True Blue vessels, New Horizon and Atlantic Clipper are designed for those with a great sense of fun and adventure. Unlike any other vessels in the Whitsundays, the True Blue fleet carry 3 mega slides and exclusively offer banana boating and jet-boating as well as scuba diving, snorkelling, stand-up paddle-boarding and much, much more! Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, visit Whitehaven Beach and bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout, this True Blue Flotilla package provides an exciting itinerary, lots of laughs, and unforgettable memories.
Highlights & Features:
- Two of the biggest and most popular tours in one
- Amazing itinerary visiting the top bucket list locations
- Variety of water sports from snorkelling to jet-boating
- Freshly prepared meals by the professional and fun crew
- Fully air-conditioned for maximum comfort
- Snorkelling gear and wetsuit hire included
- Hot showers and fresh linen provided
- Comfortable and spacious vessels
- BYO Alcohol
Make your private charter or corporate function unforgettable with this incredible combo package!
Check an item off your bucket list by visiting the famous Whitehaven Beach during your trip in the Whitsundays! Swim in the blue azure waters, sunbathe on the bright white silica sands or get active with a game of beach cricket with your group. The world-famous beach has been voted one of the best in the world and its reputation stretches to the far corners of even the most rem...
Check an item off your bucket list by visiting the famous Whitehaven Beach during your trip in the Whitsundays! Swim in the blue azure waters, sunbathe on the bright white silica sands or get active with a game of beach cricket with your group. The world-famous beach has been voted one of the best in the world and its reputation stretches to the far corners of even the most remote places.
Hill Inlet Lookout
Explore the wilderness on a guided bushwalk and take in the natural beauty of the Whitsunday Islands National Park as you journey to Hill Inlet lookout. The swirling sands of Hill Inlet Lookout are one of the most famous views in the world. As one of the most photographed places in Australia, it is an example of all things beautiful in the Whitsundays.
Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
Explore some of the best reefs in the world! Enjoy the vast array of spectacular marine life on offer, marvel at the abundant colourful fish and variety of beautiful corals that make up some of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The True Blue Flotilla offers onboard scuba diving for both certified divers and those without experience/qualification. Scuba dives MUST be pre-booked but are paid for onboard. Intro divers are subject to age, conditions and medical questions. Certified divers need to bring their dive certificate.
Watersports - Mega slide, stand-up paddleboards, jet boat rides and MORE!
An abundance of water sports and extra activities are available on the True Blue Flotilla. Take the time to try out and experience:
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Huge on deck spa (12 persons)
- 3 x mega slides
- Aft night light to attract marine life
- Walking the Plank
- Movie room, filled with bean bags
- Jetboat and banana boat rides available (additional cost)
Accommodation will be spread out between the two vessels.
Atlantic Clipper floor plan:
New Horizon floor plan:
What To Bring
Please only bring a small soft overnight bag without any zippers (ie. a re-usable shopping). A zipless souvenir bag can be purchased at the boat's check-in office for a few dollars. Ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal) and cash/card for onboard purchases. Feel free to bring on board a reusable water bottle and/or additional snacks. You will also need t...
What To Bring
Please only bring a small soft overnight bag without any zippers (ie. a re-usable shopping). A zipless souvenir bag can be purchased at the boat's check-in office for a few dollars. Ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal) and cash/card for onboard purchases. Feel free to bring on board a reusable water bottle and/or additional snacks. You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles, please.
Excess luggage can be stored at our Airlie Beach Travel Shop in town. Located at 344 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, open from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, seven days per week.
- Drinking water
- Wetsuit hire and snorkelling equipment
- Marine Park fees
- BYO alcohol (no glass)
- Soft drinks
- Jet boat rides
- Banana boat rides
- Scuba diving
Jet & Banana Boat Rides:
Jet boat rides and banana boat rides can be purchased. These optional extras can be decided on and paid for on board.
- Jet boat ride is $35pp
- Banana boat ride is $20pp
Atlantic Clipper offers onboard scuba diving for both certified divers and those without experience/qualification. Scuba dives MUST be pre-booked, but are paid for on board.
- Scuba dive is $65pp - MUST be pre-booked.
Your safety in the water is our primary concern. To ensure your comfort and safety divers must be 18 years or over and they will require that you have a Divers Medical Certificate for certain medical conditions.
Dive Medical Certificate:
Your safety in the water is our primary concern. Please read through the following information carefully to determine whether you require a Dive Medical Certificate (at own cost).
If you are aged 45 and over and you would like to participate in an Introductory Scuba Dive you will be required to present a Dive Medical Certificate onboard. This does not apply for certified divers.
Please read the following questions carefully:
- Do you currently have an ear infection?
- Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
- Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
- Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
- Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
- Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
- Do you have active asthma or history of asthma, emphysema or tuberculosis?
- Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
- Do you have behavioural health problems or a nervous system disorder?
- Are you or could you be pregnant?
- Do you have a history of colostomy?
- Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
- Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
- Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
- Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
- Do you have a history of diabetes?
- Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
- Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
- Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions, you are required to obtain and present a current (issued within the past 12 months) Divers Medical Certificate before you can scuba dive.
Please click here for a list of doctors who can provide this service.
Terms and Conditions
The specified deposit amount is required to secure the booking, with the remaining balance due 2 months prior to departure. Failure to pay the remaining balance before the due date may result in termination of the charter (cancellation fees apply).
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.
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 out 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 the non-refundable deposit. All balance payments are due 2 months prior to departure. Failure to pay the remaining balance before this scheduled date will result in termination of the charter and forfeit of the non-refundable deposit. Once the balance payment has been made, no shows and client cancellations made within 30 days of departure forfeit 100% of the full ticket price.
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.