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Address: 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 7 4946 5932
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3 night cruise - still the best

Second time on Solway in about three years. What a great experience, to go out on a 115 year old ship. She is beautiful in an olde worlde rather than extravagant way - think... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Sydney
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Second time on Solway in about three years. What a great experience, to go out on a 115 year old ship. She is beautiful in an olde worlde rather than extravagant way - think polished wood everywhere and yet tiny cabins. But who cares if cabins are small, it's the Whitsundays, you should be up on deck looking at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Have been on Solway three times in the last fifteen years. Once as a backpacker, once as a couple, and once as a family. It is a rare attraction that works well for all these three styles of vacation. Still an amazing experience on a 100yo+ tall ship. Sailing, snorkelling, trip to Whitehaven and bushwalk were all terrific. Food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Really enjoyed three nights at sea at the Tall ship:-) food was good and drinks could be bought at same prices as at shore;-) At first we thought there were quite a lot of people on board but when the trip started there was plenty of space;-) Crew really nice, smiling, friendly and helpful:-) playing with our girls for several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Solway Lass is a boat we stumbled upon by accident, a very happy accident as it turns out. The boat is a very beautiful and very old sailing ship, older than Titanic would have been. It is fitted with a motor for general use but on at least one of the days they get the sails out and thats... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Loved the three days we spent on Solway Lass; a boat with an interesting past and an awesome crew. We were entertained and well fed throughout. Unmissable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Had a three day Trip on solway lass and we had a great Time! We were at beautiful beaches and went to amazing snorkel places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Words simply cannot do this experience justice. This boat is incredible. It has such character and the crew do a fantastic job at looking after you above and beyond expectations. The cabins are cute, the food is amazing (thanks Rah!), the energy can be chilled or active depending on what you want out of it. Captain Chey did a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I loved this boat! I thought the Whitsundays was less magical than everyone said it would be. I preferred Fraser Island. But being on a boat like that is amazing! 113 years old now, the crew was really nice and friendly and Whitehaven Beach is lovely. Snorkeling and diving here aren't the best dive sites in Australia, but still nice... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The wife, 10 y/o and I wholeheartedly concur with all the prior rave reviews including awesome staff/food (Sarah is a sweetheart and an amazing chef that made sure no one went hungry, Gunny was hilarious and very attentive, Kate made sure no glasses were empty), scenery (Whitsundays-nuff said), fascinating fellow passengers from all over the globe, general relaxation/fun quotients (great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My partner and I went on the Solway Lass over new years 2014 for 3 days 3 nights. We were abit nervous having so many people on one boat (feared ot maybe a party boat) the people on board with us truly made this trip so much better then it would have already been. The crew were outstanding. Rah cooked... More 

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