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Address: PO Box 52, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Phone Number: 0427882062
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Description: Providence V is a 62-ft gaff rigged schooner and the only tallship in the...
Providence V is a 62-ft gaff rigged schooner and the only tallship in the Townsville region. Providence V offers lunch, afternoon and sunset sails. Learn how to belay a cleat, sweat the mainsail or just chill on deck and snorkel on magnificent fringing reef. We supply all snorkellig gear and stinger suits. Private charters include parties and kids pirate parties. We are fully licensed. Providence Sailing Welcome aboard.
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Wonderful view of the Red Moon Eclipse

We had a great trip on the evening sunset cruise, capped off with the start of the Red Moon Eclipse. Crew really friendly, plenty of fizz made for a very enjoyable trip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I try not to write bad reviews as I know some people have bad days but the day we went sailing we were just so incredibly disappointed after discussing it with people they’ve asked me to write a review on our experience. I recently booked a surprise sailing trip for my best friend’s birthday thinking we would have a wonderful... More 

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Grant L, Owner at Providence Sailing Day Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Renee, That is also most disappointing for us to hear your thoughts. I do apologise for the lack of interaction you had with our skipper and your expectations not being met as we value our guests and always hope they have the best experience possible. We no longer use this skipper and in fact, have relocated to the Whitsundays... More 

Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband surprised me with a weekend getaway & then another surprise a lovely sunset cruise on the Providence , it was soo peaceful & relaxing just what we needed , The food was very nice . This was the first time ive been on a cruise & i must say i really really enjoyed the cruise with my georgous... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had a great trip on the evening sunset cruise, capped off with the start of the Red Moon Eclipse. Crew really friendly, plenty of fizz made for a very enjoyable trip.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a wonderful day out on this boat. The owners were great hosts, the sailing was beautiful and Providence was a perfect way to see the beautiful coves of Magnetic Island. Lunch was excellent and even though we are true land lubbers we enjoyed every moment of our time on board

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Canggu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We had such a great day out, and even took up the offer to help out with the sails and have a steer! Lunch was delicious, the staff great fun and the scenery simply stunning! Recommended highly.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We booked the Sunset Cruise and upon arrival at the boat we were advised by Francesco, the deckhand, that we were going to have the boat to ourselves! A Private Charter!!! And for a fraction of the cost that you'd normally have to pay for such:) Alan, the skipper, arrived shortly afterwards and off we went... Plenty of lively and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My girlfriend and I had a great time on Providence! After originally planning to head out to the reef for a dive, a last minute cancelation meant we were without anything to do for the day. We found Providence and could not have been happier we did. Even in quite choppy conditions the boat held strong and cutting the motors... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

My wife and I booked a sunset cruise for our three anniversary. One hour prior to the cruise departing, we made contact with Providence to confirm the cruise was going ahead, we were advised that not enough people had booked to go on the cruise that day so the cruise wasnt going ahead. This is fair enough as they have... More 

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chapel hill, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We were in Australia with the family during this July, and we did the outing with our 5 children - it was absolutely a highlight of the trip! The lunch cruise was fabulous - tea was yummy, lunch was great, excellent time. The trip is definitely more for the sailing, as the snorkeling is pretty good - we did see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

We had really strong winds for a super fast sunset sail. Our lady Captain and her able crew gave us a real sailing experience. It was good to see the sun going down behind Magnetic Is and the stars coming up as we sailed back. For those who might get a bit queasy I suggest you take something to prevent... More 

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Address: Address: PO Box 52, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Phone Number: 0427882062
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island

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