The yacht Prima only takes a maximum of 12 people on board making it an intimate experience with a small group as you sail around the Whitsunday Islands. Snorkel among the breathtaking reefs and experience the thrill of sailing from one destination to the next. Visit Whitehaven Beach as well as all the other highlights in the marine park and around Hayman Island.
All about the 1 Day Adventure Sailing on Southern Cross
Explore the amazing Whitehaven Beach and go snorkelling to explore coral reefs and beautiful fish, plus go on a guided bush walk on Whitsunday Island. You are welcome to help the crew sail the yachts or just relax. Enjoy lunch onboard before returning to Abell Point at approximately 5.15pm.
Explore Whitsundays offers day sailing on Southern Cross. Sailing to Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach, and an island reef stop. Southern Cross is truly a racing legend, being built for the America's Cup Yacht as Australia's 4th Challenger, with sail number KA4.
Our friendly crew is focused on making your day enjoyable from both the sailing and the service perspective. Guests are invited to experience the thrill of hoisting and trimming the sails as well as taking the helm.
Highlights include a visit to the famous Whitehaven Beach, proper sailing and plenty of snorkelling
1 Day Adventure Sailing on Southern Cross Itinerary - 1 days
Depart from Abell Point Marina at 8:00am
Sail across the Whitsunday Passage
Sail by Hook Island and through Hook Passage
Arrive at Tongue Bay, around 11:00am
Take a guided walk to the lookout over Whitehaven Beach
Follow the path along a board walk down to the Beach
Time to explore the beach and enjoy the pure white sands
In the afternoon, it is time to head back to the yacht for lunch
After lunch motor over to Dumbell Island, just a short trip away
Time for a snorkel and swim on the amazing coral reefs
Back on board, and its time to set sail and cross the passage
Head back to Airlie Beach. Arrive in the marina around 5:15pm
The Itinerary will vary, based on the weather and tides and professional judgement of the Captain. Sometimes, we do not make it to Hill Inlet, however we have terrific alternate weather options itineraries available.
08.00am Daily except Wednesday from Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach
Check in by 7.00pm the day prior to departure at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- Open dated bookings are welcome
- Check in by 7.00pm the day prior to departure at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach
- Minimum child age is 4 years. Children up to 15 years pay $89 each.
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