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Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise

From $131.47
  • Full-day sailing tour of the Whitsundays
  • Admire views of Tongue Bay, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven beach
  • Spot parrot fish, humphead wrasse and colorful coral as you swim and snorkel
Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise
From $131.47
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Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise
From $131.47
Set sail for the Whitsundays on-board an authentic 62-ft gaff rigged schooner and spend the day swimming and snorkeling around the islands. Admire the famous powder-white sands of Whitehaven beach, jump off to take in the views from Hill Inlet and dine on a delicious lunch on-board. Finish your adventure snorkeling amid vibrant corals and schools of brightly colored fish and keep a look out for unique varieties like parrot fish and humphead wrasse.
What to Expect
Make your way to Abell Point Marina to board the 62-foot gaff rigged schooner. Set sail and enjoy morning tea on board. Help your crew out with the sails or chill on deck as the sails fill in the breeze.

Sail the Whitsundays and pass through Hook Passage and head down to Whitsunday Island the largest of the islands in the Whitsundays.

Continue to the Whitsundays' most iconic beach - Whitehaven. Disembark at Tongue Bay for a 10-minute walk to the Hill Inlet lookout where you will be rewarded with stunning views. Capture some pictures of, Whitehaven Beach, the world's most photographed beach before heading down to feel the soft, white sand between your toes. Spend an hour and a half on the beach before heading back for lunch on board as you make for a beautiful snorkeling spot. Enjoy half-an-hour of snorkeling in the waters that are teaming with fish and the coral is stunning.

Then it's homeward bound while snacking on a fruit and cheese platter and the sails carry you back to Abell Point Marina.
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Reviews (57)
1 - 5 of 53 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Gentle day cruise in evocative boat

Providence V is a small twin-masted sailboat and is licensed to carry 24 passengers. It has an engine as well. Unlike Captain Cook et al back in the day, these guys are on a deadline to get us to where we need to be..... when...More

Thank benhuczek
Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointing and Not Enjoyable

I've been on a number of sailing trips before, and this was by far the worst I've taken. My friend and I booked a day trip on Providence V during the first week of October. We specifically picked a sailboat to take us out to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loveskippy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great day trip

Great all-round trip out to 2 beaches. Lunch was provided as well as the wetsuit when you get into the water. Highly recommend these guys

Thank Pap9067
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic and beautiful Whitehaven sail boat Trip

Myself and my family would like to say this was a fantastic and Memorable trip. Steve and Amy were the perfect hosts very friendly and food was amazing . Great atmosphere on the boat Not crammed like other trips it was very relaxed and pleasurable...More

1  Thank 19Tracey78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A wonderful day trip to the beautiful Whitehaven Beach

I sailed on Providence V for the one day Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise - with so many trips to choose from, this seemed my best option for a one day trip and I wasn't disappointed. The crew (Kieran and Luke) were great and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KateRxxx
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from Jenn-aus | Reviewed this property |
Sorry re-read. And there are just as many boat trips out from Hamilton island.
June 4, 2018|
Response from Bear_Wilson | Reviewed this property |
I hate to say it, but no. Very big day for all children. 8 hours on a boat. I would think with one year old you’d want a change table and somewhere for a nap for it. No room for a stroller. I would think your partner may be... More
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