Sail the Whitsundays without the crowd!
Our identical catamarans “O’Nice” and “Entice” provide an exciting sailing tour. Taking only 10 passengers at a time, you can look forward to a small group sailing onboard a smooth, stable and 14m long catamaran around one of the most beautiful parts of Australia. Sail, Snorkel and visit Whitehaven Beach. Paddleboard, swim… or just relax!
See all the best sights in the Whitsundays with us. One of our two catamarans “O’Nice” and “Entice” departs most days of the week for a tour over 2 nights. Friday tours run over 3 nights. Each sailing vessel offers outstanding sailing performance whilst providing a comfortable and stable ride. Our relaxed sailing tour will take you to all the right spots in the Whitsundays, including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and the fringing reefs of the Whitsunday Islands for amazing snorkelling and exploring. Enjoy epic scenic sailing, an exciting itinerary and plenty of time to sit back and relax as you make your way around the islands for one unforgettable experience. Our tour is suitable for all types of travellers, including couples, families, solo travellers, and the young at heart, making it inclusive, fun and a great way to meet new people while enjoying small group sailing.
Bred from a French catamaran racing heritage, Entice combines catamaran sailing and comfort cruising in perfect harmony. Her rounded curves glide effortlessly over the water. The huge foredeck is perfect for relaxing while under sail. The aft deck provides protection from the elements without having to move indoors. For easy access to the water, each hull has wide steps leading right down to the ocean.
Inside you find a spacious saloon and lots of cabin space to chill out.
Each tour visits Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Look and 2 or 3 snorkelling locations. Your skipper will carefully choose the best location for the day. Frequently visited places are Hook and Whitsunday Island, Manta Ray Bay, Stonehaven Bay, Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island and Langford Island.
AN EXAMPLE ITINERARY - 2 DAY TOUR
1. Sail to Hook Passage (overnight anchorage).
2. Peter Bay Whitsunday Island (snorkel).
3. Tongue Bay (Hill Inlet Lookout & Whitehaven Beach).
4. Stonehaven Bay Hook Island (overnight anchorage).
5. Blue Pearl Bay Hayman Island (snorkel).
6. Sail back to Airlie Beach.
A friendly crew member will pick you up at 4 pm from the meeting area at the Southern End of the Coral Sea Marina on Shingly Drive, Airlie Beach. Pack light. You can store your luggage in our Check-In-Office in downtown Airlie Beach or ask your accommodation provider. You’ll get taken to the boat, shown your accommodation and given a short introduction of the crew and the boat … and then you are heading out to sea.
Entice sets off to the Whitsunday Islands and after a brief sailing introduction, you and your fellow sailors will enjoy a sunset sail. Feel free to grab a drink. A snack will be served after dropping sails.
The evenings are for relaxing, socialising or star gazing. A generous dinner will also be served. This is a great time to exchange travel tales or ask the crew about marine life.
Start the day with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. Breakfast is ready for you at 7 am. After breakfast, the tour heads to the 1st location for activities.
“Entice” and “O’Nice" snorkel in bays protected from wind and waves. Listen to the snorkel brief, then put on your snorkel suit and grab a mask. Our crew will drive you directly to the corals and fish with the inflatable dinghy (rubber ducky). Your snorkel guide will stay with you the whole time to watch over you and assist you. Enjoy the great underwater world with peace of mind.
Go for a serene paddle in a bay. Just you and your board immersed in nature."
From Tongue Bay on Whitsunday Island, we will explore Whitehaven Beach. Our crew drives you over to Whitsunday Island to the start of the Lookout walk. After a short bushwalk you will enjoy the most magnificent views from Hill Inlet Lookout. On the other side of Tongue Point awaits Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy some time here relaxing, sun baking and swimming.
After breakfast, enjoy another snorkel site on the morning of your last day in the Whitsunday Islands. Next a big morning tea and then we get ready for another exciting sail adventure back to Airlie Beach.
*Itinerary: The itinerary is only intended as a guide as to what to expect. Each tour visits Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. In order to make the best of your tour, snorkel and overnight locations will vary due to wind, weather and tidal conditions. The skipper selects the best locations for the individual day. We reserve the right to change itinerary and vessel without notice."
You MUST reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure by contacting Whitsunday Sailing Adventures via phone or email as per below. Please read this important information prior to departing on your tour: http://isailwhitsundays.com/guest-info-isail.pdf Whitsunday Sailing AdventuresPhone: 1300 653 100Email: email@example.comAddress: 344 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802, located opposite Hogs Breath Cafe. You will be sent an online check-in to complete prior to departure. Once you have completed the online check-in, you will be sent an email with a map and boarding pass. You MUST be able to show this boarding pass on the day of travel in order to board the vessel. If you encounter any problems during this process, please contact Whitsunday Sailing Adventures. Please note that reconfirmation or check-in troubleshooting cannot be done through ISAIL Whitsundays, and must be actioned directly through Whitsunday Sailing Adventures.
Terms & Conditions:
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This is an adventure travel tour, there are risks. ISail Whitsundays highly recommends travel insurance. This is important especially if you are on a tight schedule. Unstable weather can cause transport delays particularly in our summer months. We do not refund or re-schedule tours for late arrivals. Your insurance should cover any costs of you not been able to make our departure. Medical travel insurance is also highly recommended. Travel insurance is widely available, ask your travel agent. Please note, that the main part of our product is the boat tour (vessel, qualified crew, National Park visit, onboard accommodation and catering). Where there is underlying governmental safety rules the crew can restrict snorkelling and other watersports activities to individuals or entire groups due to weather conditions, medical conditions, personal ability or conduct or the condition of the equipment. TRAVEL ADVICE: ISail Whitsundays operates within Federal and State Government Legislation. Should government laws change on short notice affecting tours, ISail Whitsundays will need to cancel tours on short notice. Please advise current address upon booking. ISail Whitsundays will not grant refunds due to guests being unable to make the boat departure due to cancelled flights or other travel restrictions.. Guests book at own risk, should there be travel restictions in place for Central Queensland, Australia, guests’ place of origin or any area required to travel through. ISail Whitsundays highly recommends travel insurance, see more details below. Travel Insurance: ISail Whitsundays strongly recommends that guests have travel insurance to cover valuable items, eg. Cameras, Luggage; to protect against unforeseen flight or coach cancellations, road closures or late arrival into Airlie Beach for any reason which subsequently leads to missing the scheduled departure time; to cover medical conditions that may occur during carriage, and the associated extra costs of accessing medical care around the islands, including emergency air evacuation, to cover against an emergency where you need to return home urgently. Liability: Boat travel, sailing, snorkelling, bush walking and water sports involves hazards. Inherent risks include, but are not limited to: drowning, slipping, falling while on board, injuries occurring while getting on or off a boat, and other perils of the sea; all of which can result in serious injury or death. Whilst ISail Whitsundays and staff make every effort to safe guard guests we cannot be responsible for any damage, personnel injury or loss due to the actions of passengers. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owners or crew of the vessel will not be liable for any personnel injury, medical evacuation, illness, death or any other consequence whatsoever of passengers. Guests should be aware that dangerous jellyfish live in the Whitsunday waters. Life jackets and protective snorkel suits are provided free of charge for the duration of the tour. Guests will be required to complete a pre departure questionnaire, and sign a travel agreement during the check-in process releasing ISail Whitsundays from any liability. ISail Whitsundays has the applicable Shipowners insurance to cover public liability. A Copy of the certificate will be forwarded if required. Itineraries and Weather: The Operator reserves the right to alter the tour or the itinerary of any of it's tours if necessary. We reserve the right to substitute vessels. The Operator will always consider the safety of guests and staff first. We do not cancel tours due to clouds or strong winds. The Whitsundays is deemed partially smooth waters and tours will only be cancelled if the Regional Harbour Master closes the area due to gale warnings (storms). Inclusions: Accommodation as on ticket booked. Please note boat accommodation standards are different from land accommodation standards. All meals, linen, bath towels, snorkel mask, snorkel, snorkel suit, all fees & levies, supervised use of watersports equipment aboard. Please note, the main part of our product is the boat tour (vessel, qualified crew, National Park visit, onboard accommodation and catering). The crew can restrict snorkelling and other watersports to individuals or entire groups due to weather conditions, medical conditions, personal ability or conduct or the condition of the equipment. Minimum Guest Numbers: Were we do not meet the minimum number of guests to operate a service, it may therefore be necessary to cancel a scheduled departure and to offer an alternative tour of similar or higher standard, or alternatively full refund for that tour. Guest Behaviour: It is a condition of travel that guests follow crew directions and treat others aboard with courtesy and respect at all times. The skipper has the right to refuse or offload guests who reduce the enjoyment of the tour for others, or pose a risk to their own or others safety. All associated costs of removal will be borne by the guest and no refund of ticket monies will be provided. English Language Comprehension: Guests will spend time sailing, snorkelling and swimming and it is critical for their safety that they follow the instructions from the crew. If customers cannot understand English, it is important that a companion travelling can speak english and translate for the non english speaking guest. Children and Age Range Conditions - ISail Whitsundays: Ages 18-60ish; children 10 years and over can travel with an adult at full adult fares in private accommodation. All travellers above 10 years of age are welcome as long as they are in a physical fit state (can easily climb a ladder up and down, swim 50m, etc.). Summer days may be very hot & humid. Please Contact for guests aged under 10 years old. Disabilities, Pregnancy and serious Medical Conditions: See above Children & Age Range Conditions. Please consult with ISail Whitsundays prior to booking. ISail Whitsundays Cancellation policy applies. Guests book at own risk, ISail Whitsundays reserves the right to refuse guests unfit for boat travel, no refund given.