Want to tick sailing on the Whitsunday Islands of your Australia to do list?
Well this 3 day, 2 night sailing adventure on board Apollo covers all the must see spots – including the world famous Whitehaven Bach, Langford Spit and Blue Pearl Bay.
You’ll kick back on board this 80 foot ex racing yacht which is the proud winner of the Sydney to Hobart Race – which means you’ll be able to cover some serious ocean through the islands!
Throughout the 3 days there will plenty of time for snorkelling, sunbathing on the deck and exploring some of the awesome destinations you visit.
Apollo also includes a free introductory scuba dive as part of your Whitsundays sailing trip too – so you’ll get to explore the spectacular underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef and tick it off you bucket list too!
After boarding the vessel on day 1 and being briefed with regards to safety on board we will motor out of the marina You can join with us in hoisting the sails and heading to Blue Pearl Bay where you can try your hand at our Free Scuba Dive and also snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. On completion of diving/snorkeling activities, we will sail to our next destination – Hook Passage where we will anchor for the evening.
Day 2 commences early with a sail to the World Famous Whitehaven Beach with its 4 miles of white silica sand where you will relax on the beach for 3 hours. During this time you can sunbake, swim or enjoy beach activities and games. After lunch we then sail to Luncheon Bay for further opportunities to dive and snorkel in another World Famous marine reserve. Before dinner, you have the opportunity to night dive and experience the wonders of the reef at night.
On our final day we sail to the second most famous, and most photographed, beach in the Whitsundays – Langford Spit which is adjacent to the 5 Star Resort – Hayman Island. Passengers are again able to dive, snorkel or just relax on the beach at this magnificent location. After lunch, the finale of the trip is a breathtaking sail across the Whitsunday Passage to disembark at Abell Point Marina.
That evening, passengers are able to join our After Trip Party.
NOTE: All Sailing/Diving activities as well as destinations are weather dependent and subject to change at the skipper’s discretion.
Apollo: 80ft Ben Lexcen Racing Yacht
Passengers: 27 maximum & 3 crew
Free introductory or certified dive (min 30 minutes)
Showers & linen
Freshly prepared delicious meals
What to Bring:
- Wet Weather Jacket is Recommended
- Alcohol (NO GLASS AND NO RED WINE)
- Warm Clothes for Cooler Nights
- Water Bottle
- Camera/Underwater Camera
-$10 Special Dietary Requirements (eg. Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Cash Only)
-Additional Dives (Cash Only)
Departs: Mondays & Fridays from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach Qld Australia. Passengers must make their own way to South Marina Tour Departure Point, South Marina Village, Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach meeting at 8.00am the morning of departure. The vessel will then depart the marina approx 9.00am.
Returns: Wednesdays & Sundays approx 3.30pm to Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach Qld Australia
NOTE: Return time is tide and weather dependent
Diving – Cash Only:
– Introductory & Certified Dives – $60
– Certified Night Dive – $70
– Certified Dive Package (1Night, 1Day) – $110