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Solway Lass Day Charters

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Address: 1 Airlie Esp, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Great Cruise!

Really enjoyed three nights at sea at the Tall ship:-) food was good and drinks could be bought at same prices as at shore;-) At first we thought there were quite a lot of people... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2015
Pernille K
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Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed three nights at sea at the Tall ship:-) food was good and drinks could be bought at same prices as at shore;-) At first we thought there were quite a lot of people on board but when the trip started there was plenty of space;-) Crew really nice, smiling, friendly and helpful:-) playing with our girls for several... More 

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1 Thank Pernille K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Solway Lass is a boat we stumbled upon by accident, a very happy accident as it turns out. The boat is a very beautiful and very old sailing ship, older than Titanic would have been. It is fitted with a motor for general use but on at least one of the days they get the sails out and thats... More 

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Thank Owen F
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed April 1, 2015

Loved the three days we spent on Solway Lass; a boat with an interesting past and an awesome crew. We were entertained and well fed throughout. Unmissable.

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Thank negative_nelly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Had a three day Trip on solway lass and we had a great Time! We were at beautiful beaches and went to amazing snorkel places

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1 Thank TomTom8787
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed February 9, 2015

Words simply cannot do this experience justice. This boat is incredible. It has such character and the crew do a fantastic job at looking after you above and beyond expectations. The cabins are cute, the food is amazing (thanks Rah!), the energy can be chilled or active depending on what you want out of it. Captain Chey did a great... More 

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2015

I loved this boat! I thought the Whitsundays was less magical than everyone said it would be. I preferred Fraser Island. But being on a boat like that is amazing! 113 years old now, the crew was really nice and friendly and Whitehaven Beach is lovely. Snorkeling and diving here aren't the best dive sites in Australia, but still nice... More 

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Thank Kiirstn
Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The wife, 10 y/o and I wholeheartedly concur with all the prior rave reviews including awesome staff/food (Sarah is a sweetheart and an amazing chef that made sure no one went hungry, Gunny was hilarious and very attentive, Kate made sure no glasses were empty), scenery (Whitsundays-nuff said), fascinating fellow passengers from all over the globe, general relaxation/fun quotients (great... More 

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1 Thank Meatballman
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Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I went on the Solway Lass over new years 2014 for 3 days 3 nights. We were abit nervous having so many people on one boat (feared ot maybe a party boat) the people on board with us truly made this trip so much better then it would have already been. The crew were outstanding. Rah cooked... More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was recommended this trip when speaking to someone back in the UK who said you have to go, originally I wasn't going to visit the Whitsundays on my trip to Oz but I am so glad I did. The trip around the Whitsundays with Cpt Shay, Ken, kris, gunny and tiff was just perfect. Everyone on board is there... More 

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Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The perfect sailing trip to have enough time to enjoy the Whitsunday islands. The boat and the cabins are big and have enough space for everyone, so you don't feel cramped like on other smaller monohull boats. We had 4 snorkel dives and there was even an option to do some diving. Of course we visited whiteheaven beach and did... More 

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