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Derwent Hunter Day Tours

Abel Point Marina South | Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7124
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Ranked #10 of 58 Activities in Airlie Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Tall Ship Day Sailing on board the Australian legend Derwent Hunter. Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef. Help sail, snorkel fringing reefs,explore coral atolls of Langford Reef and Bali Hai. Multi award winning for adventure and eco tourism. Departs Airlie Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We dos the day trip on the sail boat and it was like a day dream beautiful. We went snorkelling and swam with lots of turtles. We were able to walk on a sand beach island that was like something out of the movies. Getting involved on the boat I highly recommend, it adds to the fun. And extra impressive... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Thanks to the captain and the crew. It was an amazing day. Love the view, the ship and the food on board. It was wunderfull snorkling whit turdles.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were lucky enough to spend a day on this glorious tall-ship. We had a small group of 11 and were able to help sail the ship. We went to two reef spots and were treated to an amazing lunch, a history lesson on the Whitsundays and general friendliness throughout the entire day! LOVED IT!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Captain Dave and the crew showed us the ropes. They were genuinely enjoying themselves, which made the entire day fabulous. We were treated to some interesting history about the boat and the area and were taken to some lovely snorkeling spots! Thanks guys!!!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Smiles all round, from the moment we boarded the boat till when we hopped off! The staff were professional, approachable and made every attempt in ensuring we had the most memorable day. We had the opportunity to help set the sails and really experience what its like to sail a historical Tallship. The food, where do i start? It was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had a magnificent day out on Derwent Hunter!!! From the moment we left the harbour the staff were extremely professional!! Throughout the whole day the food was fresh and very plentiful (the best chocolate cake ever :) we had a great time snorkelling and seen the most amazing fish, coral and turtles!! We had a great wildlife talk from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Great sail and day on the water. Snorkelling was good, a little short on our first snorkel but enjoyable. A lot of turtles and fish. Food was great and the crew were ok. The boat was full so not a lot of room to sit. Nice old boat that sails pretty well. Recommend the trip!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The crew was amazing, the skipper was great, the deck hands all did their Job impeccably. The scenery was beautiful, the boat was beautiful, the reef was great, the inclusions food wise cannot be disputed. The problems with this is: There was plus 25 people on board (yes management, states on your brochure), there was not enough seating for everyone,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This tour was amazing - we have been on quite a few trips around the Whitsunday's over the past few years, but this one takes the cake. We were a bit hesitant looking at the pictures on the brochure, but it is more than a comfortable trip and the staff are very friendly, involved and have a really great knowledge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Hada fantastic day on board the Derwent Hunter. From beginning to end everything was great, excellent food and loads of it to go around, beautiful chocolate cake on your way to the islands, got to snorkel in two locations and saw some amazing sights. Fabulous lunch, would definitely recommend this tour, best day out!

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