White Swan Private Charter

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Departure Times

Departs: 9:00am - Mon & Wed
Returns: 11:00am - Wed & Fri

Sailing around the Whitsundays on your own private charter is an experience unlike any other! 

  • Spend 1, 2 or 3 nights on a comfortable sailing yacht and explore the Whitsundays
  • Sail, swim and snorkel with your friends and family!
  • Brand new tour onboard a stunning 57ft yacht
  • Ideal for smaller groups of 7 or less
  • Air-conditioned for comfort
  • Exclusive to Sailing Whitsundays, One free Night Onboard!

Sail away onboard White Swan Private Charter for an amazing and unforgettable sailing trip through the stunning Whitsunday Islands. This relaxing tour will allow you to see and do it all from onboard a comfortable 57ft yacht that will have all the comforts of home. You can expect to snorkel in the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, explore Whitehaven Beach and check out Hill Inlet Lookout on this fun and in-depth tour. Work with the crew to plan the perfect trip for your group and embark on the sailing trip of a lifetime!

White Swan Whitehaven Beach

Highlights & Features:

  • Comfortable sailing boat
  • 7 guests and 2 crew
  • Chance to try your hand at sailing
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Small group sailing
  • Plenty of time for exploring
  • Both private and shared accommodation
  • Complimentary intro to sailing course
  • Snorkel in stunning fringing reefs
  • Family friendly trip
  • Air-conditioned
  • 57ft yacht
  • BYO Alcohol

White Swan's spacious interior and large deck will give you and your group plenty of space to relax while you're on board, while the fun itinerary gives you plenty of time to enjoy yourselves when you're off the boat! White Swan is the perfect sized sail boat for a small group charter to enjoy the comfort and ease of their own charter during their Whitsundays adventure.

Whitehaven Beach White Swan

Sample Itinerary

Your private charter on board White Swan will give you the freedom to enjoy the Whitsundays the way you want. There is plenty of space on board with room for 10 passengers of your choice, allowing you to have your dream holiday with the people you love! Work with the crew to build the perfect itinerary for you, stopping at all of the Whitsundays' best highlights.

Whitehaven Beach
White Swan will take you to Whitehaven Beach - one of the most famous beaches in the world! You will get to spend plenty of time here, enjoying a few leisurely hours to relax, explore and take it all in. Whitehaven Beach is known for having the finest sands in the world, made up of 98% silica. Its fine texture and cool temperature make it a great place for sunbaking, hanging out and having a beach day. This is the ultimate place to enjoy a day at the beach with your family and friends!

Hill Inlet Lookout
Venture up to Hill Inlet Lookout to see the view from the top! You'll get to enjoy a short bush walk through Whitsunday Island, coming out to a breathtaking view of the inlet and surrounding islands. Take along a camera and be sure to take some photos - the swirling sands are never the same twice and change every minute of the day with the tides!

Snorkelling
Hop in the water and enjoy the snorkelling adventure of a lifetime with White Swan. Your crew will take you to some of the fringing reefs around the Whitsunday Islands where you will get to explore the marine world that waits below! The reefs are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and are home to thousands of fish, coral, molluscs, turtles, stingrays and more.

Sailing
White Swan gives you the chance to experience 2 days and 2 nights on an authentic sailing boat. Learn from your skipper and crew and even take the opportunity and learn to sail yourself! Enjoy the thrill of skimming along the water as the wind whips past you and waves break against the hull for an equally exciting and relaxing experience.

Snorkelling with Turtles Whitsundays

Layout

Choose your own sleeping arrangements once you're on board choosing from a private cabin or a bunk in the shared space.

FAQs

What food is included?
All meals are included while on charter. Please see the sample menu for a standard 2 Day, 2 Night charter here. BYO (bring your own) alcohol. 

Where do we depart from?
White Swan departs from Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach. 

Are there any age restrictions? 
White Swan is suitable for ages 12+.

How is payment made?
We require a deposit paid by card to secure the booking. The remaining balance is due 2 months prior to departure and is payable by either card or bank transfer. 

Is there anything else I should know?
Longer charters are available upon enquiry. Private Charters are only available so long as no other guests book on board, so time is of the essence to secure.

Please contact our reservations team directly for all questions, enquiries, and bookings.

More Information

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, swimwear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, and a warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. There is no glass allowed, however wine bottles are accepted.

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
  • Host
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Marine Park fees

What's Extra

  • BYO soft drinks and alcohol.

Holiday Surcharges:

  • Tours at sea between the 24th of December to the 2nd of January will incur a local payment once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.
  • Tours departing on Easter Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday will incur a once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.

Terms and Conditions


Important Information:

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. 


Your Responsibilities:

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. 


Prices/Extra Costs:

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.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

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. 


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

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.


Cancellations


Client Cancellations:

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 admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

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.


Refunds:

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.


Accountability/Misconduct:

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 Sailing Whitsundays/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.


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