Whitsunday Blue offers exclusive comfort and style in the Whitsundays, with private cabins and watersports on board a spacious catamaran!
- Explore the Whitsundays on an intimate catamaran
- 4 private cabins with ensuite bathrooms for comfort and privacy
- Great for couples with only 8 guests per trip!
- Snorkel among fringing reefs, paddleboard, visit Whitehaven Beach, take amazing photos at iconic locations - this trip has it all!
Relax on board Whitsunday Blue as you sail through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands for the ultimate escape into paradise. With only 8 passengers and 2 crew, you will get to experience a very personal atmosphere with the best service. You will get to snorkel on the colourful fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, wander the beautiful silica sand of Whitehaven Beach and enjoy some relaxing time back on board. Whitsunday Blue has stand-up paddleboards, plenty of deck space and a spacious interior to allow guests to feel completely at home while at sea.
Highlights & Features:
- Stand-up paddleboard
- Private cabins with ensuite bathrooms
- Saloon area with plenty of space and air-conditioning
- Special underwater blue lights which attract marine life at night
- Onboard snorkel equipment and wetsuits
- Fresh, delicious meals made from local sourced ingredients
- Professional skipper and host
- Alfresco dining
- BYO alcohol
During the winter season of July to October guests may even be treated to a special sight, put on by the humpback whales who frequent the area, breaching and playing in the warm waters.
Whitsunday Blue is designed to cater to the wishes of our guests, so you enjoy the ultimate holiday experience in the Whitsunday Islands. No two trips are the same as we take you from one idyllic island location to the next. You won't be feeling blue on Whitsunday Blue but will feel a sense of adventure and thrill as you sail around the islands!
The Whitsunday Islands are one of the top holiday destinations in the world and definitely one of the top sailing destinations. It is a sailing and boating paradise with calm waters and beautiful islands to explore, with quiet anchorages for overnight stays. Its beauty will leave you in awe as your crew takes you to some of the best places the Whitsundays has to offer to snorkel, swim, relax and explore. The seemingly endless bays and coves will allow you explore at length, with each stop more picturesque than the last.
Sailing, swimming and snorkelling in the beautiful Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is just a normal day in the Whitsundays. Explore Australia's most stunning and unique national park and spot the local wildlife, wander the pristine white sands of Whitehaven Beach or take the walk to Hill inlet lookout - one of the photographed places in Australia!
Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach attracts thousands of people to Australia every year who come to play and relax on the beautiful silica sands and swim in the calm shallow waters. As one of the most famous beaches in the world, it is the third most photographed place in Australia, where people try to capture a piece of its beauty to share with family and friends. Guided by your crew, you will take a short bushwalk up to Hill Inlet Lookout, where you will get to see the unforgettable view from above. The sands of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet are never the same twice, with unique swirling patterns that will take your breath away. You will get to relax on Whitehaven Beach itself, enjoying the silica sands up close, keeping your eye out for stringrays and baby lemon sharks as they flit through the warm sunny waters around the beach. You can take time to sunbathe, swim, relax or walk along the soft sands, letting the surf take all your worries away.
The Whitsunday Islands are home to some of the most colourful and diverse corals in the world. On board Whitsunday Blue you will get to experience the magic of this underwater paradise for yourself as you snorkel and swim in the protected bays and coves. Your crew will guide you to the best places and educate you on the local marine life to ensure you make the most of your snorkelling experience. This trip is ideal for both first time and experienced snorkellers with a qualified crew who are there to help you learn and have an amazing time in the water. Flotation devices are available to make your experience more enjoyable and more comfortable. Keep an eye out for clownfish, sea turtles, reef sharks and giant Maori Wrasse!
Stand-up paddleboards allow for a great view of the surrounding area, a fun way to explore the reef and coastline, and gives you a work out at the same time! Great for spotting turtles and other marine life, stand-up paddleboards are becoming popular all over the world. Guests are welcome to take Blue's paddleboards for a spin around the boat or reef, enjoying the view as they make their way around.
There's plenty to do during your Great Barrier Reef holiday on Hamilton Island. You can enjoy a wide selection of bars and restaurants, year-round cultural exhibitions and performances, an abundance of water sports and activities - and that's just the start. For sailing enthusiasts, there’s the Hamilton Island Yacht Club, and for keen golfers, the Hamilton Island Golf Club is the only Australian 18-hole championship course on its own island. Plus, with a range of accommodation to choose from across the island - ranging from plush, couples’ suites, to family-friendly apartments and holiday homes, a holiday on Hamilton Island really does offer something for everyone.
Tap the hotspots on the floor plan below to view Whitsunday Blue.
Whitsunday Blue is a very spacious vessel that has 4 private cabins all with ensuites bathrooms for the ultimate in guest comfort. The interior saloon seats all passengers for evening meals or you can dine under the stars on the aft-deck seating area. Please note three cabins have a private ensuite and one cabin shares an ensuite with the crew, with separate entrances. Blue was constructed in 2004 and is 40 feet in length with optimal space for her guests.
What To Bring
Please bring only a small soft bag with: change of clothes, hat, swim-wear, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). 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 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.
- Drinking water
- Wetsuit hire
- Bath towel
- Snorkelling equipment
- Marine Park fees.
- BYO alcohol - no glass bottles, with the exception of Wine and Champagne. Soft drinks available for purchase on board.
- 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
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.
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 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.
Food: Great selection
Boat: Handled well in rough seas
Very informative, safe, skill and confidence of crew was evident, respectful of everyone needs, flexible. Cannot say enough.. a great experience. "
The Food - 5/5 Fantastic and plentiful!
The Boat - 5/5!
Highlight - Whitehaven and overall sailing."
The Food - 5/5 The vegetarian food was the best Ive had on an extended trip and comparable to the best Ive had. Tom says excellent.
The Boat - We loved this boat, and even though we have little sailing experience we know its up there with the best! Wed prefer to stay on-board longer!
The food - 5/5 Good and plentiful.
The boat - 5/5
The food - 5/5 Ria is a wonderful cook, and we were really impressed especially regarding the poor conditions of cooking on a boat. The meals were healthy, divine and always well dressed. Aaron is a BBQ master.
The boat - 5/5 The boat was spacious and well equipped.
Highlight - Whitehaven Beach!"
The food - 5/5 Food was plentiful and excellent.
The boat - 5/5 Boat was very comfortable. we never felt crowded.
Highlight - swimming with turtles!"
The food - 5/5 Really well organised, good timings, never went hungry and when the meals arrived they were very tasty.
The boat - 4/5 Outside space was amazing, inside the rooms were very cosy and clean.
Highlight - Paddleboards"
The food - 5/5
The boat - 5/5
Highlight - Whitehaven beach and Cid harbour."
The food - 4/5 Food at regular intervals and nice selection. Very attentive service too!
The boat - 4/5 Great deck space. dining outside was also really good. Blue lights at night great!!
The food - 4/5 Salads were amazing and dinner first night was awesome.
The boat - 5/5 loved it and having private space was brilliant. Atmosphere was chilled an fun!