1800 550 751

Waltzing Matilda Private Charter


Departure Times

Departs: 8:30 am - Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Returns: 4:00 pm - Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Pricing Options

RRP $5730 $5600 AUD / Charter - 2D/1N Private Charter (Between: 01 Apr 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)

Traditional sailing combined with top comfort for the ultimate private charter sailing trip in the Whitsundays

  • Sail on board a boat with a fantastic reputation for providing unique and fun sailing trips in the Whitsundays
  • Spacious decks that offer lots of room to sunbake and hang out
  • Both private and shared accommodation that will work for any private charter!
  • Snorkel among fringing reefs and enjoy an awesome sailing experience on a traditional sail boat!


Waltzing Matilda provides the perfect platform to have a holiday among friends and family as you sail around the glorious Whitsunday Islands. With her shorter 2 day, 1 night itinerary, Waltzing Matilda is perfect for those wanting to a have shorter private charter, but don't want to miss out of the fun and excitement. Providing a relaxing atmosphere with just 14 passengers, you're group can enjoy relaxing on the decks, the roomy interior and, off the boat, get ready for plenty sightseeing on Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout and exploring some amazing snorkelling locations.

Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.

Waltzing Matilda Features

  • Maximum of 14 passengers for a sociable and relaxed tour
  • Freshly prepared meals prepared on board using fresh local produce
  • Fresh linen provided for each guest
  • Snorkelling equipment provided for your convenience
  • Very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly crew
  • Spacious deck area ideal for sunbaking and taking in your beautiful surrounds

Boat Layout

Sample Itinerary

Most of the Whitsunday Islands are World Heritage Listed, offering the opportunity for true exploration in some of the world's most beautiful scenery. Regarded alongside areas such as the Caribbean and Mediterranean, the Whitsundays are often considered even better due to the close proximity of 74 islands offering endless shelter and snug overnight anchorages. With less distances to travel and Waltzing Matilda to get you there, there's an array of experiences possible each day.

Come adventure sailing in the Whitsundays on board Waltzing Matilda. Sail the mystic beauty of the Whitsunday Islands on this overnight crewed charter and immerse yourself in pure relaxation and sun-soaked fun. You will have the chance to snorkel some of the amazing fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef at Blue Pearl Bay and Hook Island.

On board you will find plenty of delicious food and thirst quenching drinks, along with some of the comforts of home. While onboard you can either kick back and relax or help the crew out and really experience the fun in adventure sailing in the Whitsundays.

Sample Menu

Day one
On arrival: Tea and coffee when guests arrive
Morning tea: Tea and coffee and an assortment of biscuits
Lunch: Quiche, green salad, potato salad along with a selection of breads
Sunset snacks: Carrot sticks, dip,cheese, olives, Jatz crackers, and corn chips
Dinner: BBQ steaks, steamed greens, honey carrots and potatoes oven baked and served with sour cream

Day two
Breakfast: Tea, coffee, juice, Fresh fruit platter- oranges, melons, apples. A variety of cereals such as Cornflakes, Weet-bix and Mueslis well as a range of breads and spreads including jam, Vegemite, honey, peanut butter
Morning tea: Tea and coffee and an assortment of biscuits
Lunch: Chicken, cabbage and noodle salad and pasta bake
Afternoon tea: Tea and coffee and an assortment of biscuits

Please this is a sample of menu and is subject to change and amendments

BOOK WITH US TODAY! CALL 1800 550 751 OR (07) 4914 2425 IF LOCAL

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What To Bring

You will provide you with a souvenir environmental bag at check-in to pack your belongings in for the sailing trip. They ask that you only take these bags on board with you as luggage. 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, 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.

What's Included

  • Skipper
  • Crew
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • All Marine Park fees

What's Extra

BYO alcohol (no glass). Soft drinks available for purchase on board.

Terms and Conditions

Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.

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 note that 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.

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.

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. 

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 up the non refundable deposit and all client cancellations made less than 2 months prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. Please note if the balance is not paid on time the booking is cancelled and deposit you have paid forfeited. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) 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.

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