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Address: Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 1300 414 419

'ISail Whitsundays was founded by Luke Mairs in 2007 with one simple goal:...

'ISail Whitsundays was founded by Luke Mairs in 2007 with one simple goal: To provide one of the best sailing trips of the Whitsunday Islands. Since then the business has grown and now 2 boats showcase Luke's genuine passion for sailing and love of all things aquatic.

Everyone at ISail Whitsundays prides themselves on personalised service aboard quality boats. Each tour sails, visits Whitehaven Beach including Hill Inlet Lookout and snorkels in at least 2 of the best fringing coral reef locations. Sailing with a small group offers many advantages. Boats taking less than 13 guests are allowed full access to the marine park, meaning ISail's boats can visit the best whitsunday locations whilst avoiding the crowds. There are 2 boats within the company: The 14.9m long yacht Blizzard and the 14.2m long catamaran On Ice. ISail Whitsundays offers day charters and overnight tours. All tours depart and return via Northern Abell Point Marina in Airlie Beach Queensland Australia.

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On Ice 2D/2N Cruise // outstanding!

We had a wonderful cruise on the boat On Ice. Pete and Helen where the perfect crew. Pete found the perfect itineraries to make our 2 days perfect, from Whitehaven beach to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the best time aboard On Ice, we had a great crew (Dave and Julia) and we had great fellow sailors! The food on board was amazing, you will never go hungry with Julia around. I had an amazing experience, I was nervous about snorkeling and Julia came with me to calm my nerves. Dave is a fountain of... More 

Thank Jerseyone88
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We sailed Blizzard for 2 nights and 3 days and had a fantastic time. My girlfriend has previously been to the Whitsundays but was keen to experience them from a boat. Although the weather was not terrific we still made the most of every oppurtunity and had an awesome time. The boat is fantastic and surprisingly spacious with 12 people... More 

Thank Will T
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful cruise on the boat On Ice. Pete and Helen where the perfect crew. Pete found the perfect itineraries to make our 2 days perfect, from Whitehaven beach to snorkeling and seeing turtles. The weather was windy and sometimes rainy but Pete found the perfect places at the good time so we enjoyed 100% of our time.... More 

Thank La_Guepe_12
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a great experience with Captain Dave, who ran a tight ship with his ever-smiling first mate, Jam. Fabulous food (inc lovely GF options for our Coeliac daughter) a solid genuine sailing catamaran, with ample space for sun-bathing. We swam with turtles & a wide range of reef fish, paddle-boarded, kayaked, saw lots of coral and visited stunning deserted... More 

Thank LeadvillePete
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I sailed on blizzard for 2 nights/3 days round the Whitsundays. We had a fantastic time snorkelling the reef. Scottie and Razza were fantastic throughout the trip and provided us with great food and an unforgettable experience. Would highly recommend!

Thank kimsham0
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Scotty's thoughtfulness and attention to detail made this trip a huge success; the snorkelling was incredible and through careful planning we almost always found ourselves alone and undisturbed by other boats (even on the famous Whitehaven beach!) Heidi's food was delicious, plentiful and always arrived at the right time. They really put themselves out to give us the best experience,... More 

Thank SallyEMarsh
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We recently came back from our 2 night trip On Ice with Cap'n Dave and Julia. We had a great time, the weather wasn't great apart from the last day but was good enough when it needed to be and the time flew by. The catamaran is lovely and plenty of space given only 10 guests onboard. Skipper Dave is... More 

Thank Matt W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

On Ice and the crew of Dave Matthews and Julia Itacare were fantastic. I have been on two other sails through the Whitsunday Islands and this trip was the best by far. The boat, the food, the kayak, paddle boards all being included make this a one stop holiday with everything provided. Experienced and knowledgeable crew, wonderful itinerary of places... More 

Thank Alice A
Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I LOVED my 2 day/night sail on "On Ice" from Airlie Beach on the Whitsundays. Captain Dave and deck hand Mitch, were both wonderful: knowledgeable, educational, helpful...terrific sailing, clean, comfortable, great food & plenty of it....no more than 10 people, an education, along with a terrific "trip of a lifetime". I highly recommend "On Ice", Captain Dave and all that... More 

Thank Beverley D
Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We have just returned from a trip aboard Blizzard with Dave (skipper) & Heidi (deck hand) and had the most amazing time. The trip was really well organised and it was clear the crew had thought through the best route for us to get the most from our time on board. Dave worked tirelessly whilst we were snorkeling to make... More 

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