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Matador Whitsundays

From $291.66
Matador Whitsundays
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Matador Whitsundays

Join the crew on Matador Whitsundays for a truly unique experience on-board an ex-race boat legend. Matador has been freshly refurbished in 2017 for its 2-Day 1-Night Tour. Hop on-board with like-minded guests sailing over to the World Famous Whitehaven Beach then on to the best snorkelling spots the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has to offer.

Get hands-on and help with sailing or sit back and relax – it’s up to you! 

A bit about Matador

  • Largest commercial ex-race boat in the Whitsundays at 85ft in length
  • Best of the best crew.
  • Glowing race history - 52 races, 8 Regattas and two world maxi yacht races, boasting a total of 31 wins 5 seconds and 6 thirds.
  • Nominated and awarded bronze for "Best New Tourism Business" at the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2017.
  • Locally owned and operated company promising an authentic Aussie experience.
What to Expect
  • Largest Maxi in the Whitsundays loads of space with out the extra passengers - This means more space per person than any other yacht in the Whitsundays!
  • Eco Certified - The crew are trained to preserve the pristine environment and do all they can to run a sustainable cruise.
  • One of the regions fastest ex-race boats.
  • Experience Whitehaven beach.
  • Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Can include Whitsunday Island, Hook Island, Hayman Island, Blue Pearl Bay, Border Island.
  • Sail the azure waters of the Whitsundays.
  • Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
  • Brand new refurbishment – modern comfortable interior.

Your purchase includes:

  • Generous sized meals sourced from local suppliers.
  • Fun and experienced crew.
  • Wetsuits.
  • Mask & Snorkel.
  • Local Fees.
  • After-party upon return including promo drinks and discounted meals.
Write a ReviewReviews (74)

1 - 5 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful sailing trip!

Thank you so much to the captain and the rest of the crew! We had a great time exploring beautiful Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier reef. My wife and I slept on deck under the stars, which was an amazing experience ;) The food...More

Thank Andreas K
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andreas, Thank-you very much for coming aboard the Matador and experiencing the best of the Whitsundays!!! You can't quite beat sleeping under the stars without light pollution of the mainland :) We're all grateful for your review :) Happy travels ~Matador Team

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Great time !

I did the 2 day/1 night Whitsundays Island, but it felt like I've spent 4/5 days in the sea. The crew and the activities were great and we never felt in a rush. Also, there was a pleeeeenty of food !

Thank HeleneAlexa
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hi Helene, Thanks very much for coming out and experiencing the beauty of the Whitsundays :) We love that you had such a great time with us and hope that one day you'll come back out with us! Thanks for the good times. ~Matador Team

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile
Two day sail trip

I want to thank the amazing fun crew we had for our two day sailing trip in the whitsundays. The skiper, Shane, was really passionate and glad to give us information about our surroundings. Heath, our chef, was a great cook, very friendly and even...More

2  Thank Lisa R
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hi Elisabeth, Thank-you very much for your review. I've passed on your feedback to Shane, Heath and Matt :) You'll be happy to know that Sam has since joined us as a full time member of our crew and loving it! We all hope to...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Great experience!

We had a perfect 2-days trip thanks to Shane, Matt, Sam, and Heath (a really good cook)! They were really friendly and passionate. The weather enabled us to sail, enjoy the Whitehaven beach, snorkel in wonderful areas and see a sky full of stars during...More

2  Thank Léa C
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Hi Lea, A huge thank-you from all of us especially Shane, Matt, Sam and Heath! Nothing beats a cloud-free night out on the water coupled with Whitehaven Beach and a dip in the turquoise water in the beautiful Whitsundays! We all love what we do,...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile
Great crew!

Karl was an awesome skipper and did a great job of getting everyone chatting! He was relaxed but ensured everyone’s safety. Karl even bought a round of drinks for us at the bar afterwards! Matty kept the boat in order and taught us lots about...More

2  Thank Alex H
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Hi Alex, Thank-you very much for your review on Matador! All of us at Matador Whitsundays really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a positive review. Please reach out to us if you're ever coming back through Airlie Beach :) Thanks again,...More

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dalene m
April 18, 2018|
Response from Peggy P | Reviewed this property |
Down under. The boat has beds along the sides, a bit like bunk beds. Single or double are available. Easy to get in when you ask for a lower one.