2 day 1 Night Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Tour

2 Day 1 Night Sail on a spacious safari boat 17.5m (57ft) vessel for a magical overnight experience on our Great Barrier Reef tour. Learn how to sail, kayak and snorkel and explore the beauty of the Whitsunday National Park and the world famous Whitehaven Beach.

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Highlights

  • Whitehaven Beach noted as the best beach in Australia  You won’t be disappointed! The vibrant blue of the waters on the Great Barrier Reef as they meet the radiant white pure silica beach at Whitehaven a sight to behold.  
  • If you are exploring the Whitsunday Islands, remember there are many things to do in and around Airlie Beach. With crocodile safaris, bike and segway tours, skydiving, cuddling a koala and more – let us assist  

Perfect Selfie

  • Stand on one of the most stunning beaches in the world from the higher up vantage of the Hill Inlet. There’s no other backdrop in the world!  Add your photo on Instagram and join the others there as the most Instagrammed beach in Australia.

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

What activities can I do on this Whitsunday sailing trip?

This is your Great Barrier Reef tour on a Whitsundays sailing safari so you can choose just how much or how little you would like to do depending on how your mood takes you and how active you feel like being. 

Bushwalking

Your knowledgeable guides can take you on a tour into the forests and to stunning look outs. 

Learn about Aboriginal culture and the indigenous inhabitants at the Ngaro Sea Trial cultural site, swim in rainwater pools and crystal waterfalls. 

Walk to one of the most amazing views in the world of Whitehaven Beach. 

Beach Games and Activities

Join the crew in beach fun and games.  Play volleyball, beach cricket or just enjoy beachcombing on the pristine beaches.

Sailing

What a great opportunity whilst you are on a sailing vessel to learn about sailing.

Under the expert tutelage of the crew you will learn how to pull up the sails and have time on the helm steering.

In-water activities

You’ll certainly not wish to be out of the water for long when you see the amazing diversity of exotic fish and coral gardens showcased in the clear aquarium-like conditions of the Great Barrier Reef.

Whether you are a beginner or have a little more experience, the knowledgeable crew will help you to master the techniques involved so you can explore and get the most enjoyment from your safari activities.

At each stop you will be advised on the best places to snorkel and where best marine life is.

All snorkelling equipment is provided with the tour and the crew will ensure that all masks and fins fit properly.  

If you don’t swim then buoyancy aids are provided to support you in the water.

Of course, if you just want a quick, cooling dip off the back of the boat in the crystal clear warm tropical waters then that’s fine too!

Keeping dry activities

For a more relaxed experience you can choose just to laze on the decks of the boat and soak up the tropical sun or why not take a kayak to the nearest pristine beach and sunbathe or read on golden sands to the sound of gentle lapping waves.

If you have bought your own wine and beer then have a toast over the azure waters and under the warming sun as you celebrate another day in paradise. 

Sea Kayaking

As you anchor in secluded bays, kayaking is the perfect way of exploring your pristine surroundings.

The tour has double seating ocean kayaks, so you can go off and explore with a friend.

The waters in the bays are tranquil, so you won’t have any adverse conditions to contend with. 

Paddle over translucent crystal waters and you won’t need a mask to see the beautiful coral formations and the myriad of colourful fish darting under your oars as you paddle. 

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Included In Price

  • Guided
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Guided walks
  • Sea Kayaks
  • Wet suits
  • Bouyancy devices for non-swimmers
  • Marine and national park fees
  • Morning Tea
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner
  • Linen
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time
  • Departs at 8:30 am
  • Returns at 4:00 pm
Departure Instructions
  • You are asked to check in and collect your boarding pass at the office in Airlie Beach from 7:00am to 7:00pm the day before departure. The office is located at 402 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach.
  • A pre-departure briefing will be given at the office when you check in.
  • All overnight passengers are required to reconfirm their trip 24-48 hours prior to departure.
Destinations
  • Shute Harbour
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Langford Island
  • Bali Hai/BlackIsland
  • Hook Island - Nara Inlet
  • Hill Inlet
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Duration

2 Days & 1 Night

What to Bring
  • Any special needs medicines
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Thongs/Flip flops or beach soes
  • Warm jacket
  • Cash or credit card for onboard purchases
  • Rashie or swim shirt
Available for Purchase / Hire

Soft drinks and snacks

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • All passengers must be able to clearly understand safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English
  • All passengers wishing to participate in snorkelling must acknowledge that they are able to swim in deep water without a flotation device & unassisted
  • All passengers must be able to climb a 1.5 meter high ladder unassisted
Child Policy

No guests under 18 years of age

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations made less than 14 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price
  • It is strongly recommended that you have travel insurance.
Additional Information
  • When you check in you will be handed a bag for your belongings for the trip (size of an eco shopping bag).
  • No bags with zips are allowed
  • BYO Alcohol, non-glass - no red wine permitted.
  • Each passenger must be able to adhere to the following: have a clear understanding of safety directions and instructions given in english by the crew and be able to complete required safety forms in englih, a passenger is only able to participate in water activities if they have a level of swimming experience. If they are unable to swim they will be able to participate in the sailing trip excluding water activities such as snorkelling. Passengers must be able to exit the vessel unassisted in an emergency. For example, a 1.5 meter ladder either into the tender vessel or into the saloon area depending on the chosen vessel.
  • All departures and itineraries are subject to weather.
  • Vessel operators reserve the right to vary itineraries for safety and passenger comfort.
  • Please be aware operators may pass on credit card merchant fees
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
2 Day 1 Night Sail on a spacious safari boat 17.5m (57ft) vessel for a magical overnight experience on our Great Barrier Reef tour. Learn how to sail, kayak and snorkel and explore the beauty of the Whitsunday National Park and the world famous Whitehaven Beach.

Read More

Highlights

  • Whitehaven Beach noted as the best beach in Australia  You won’t be disappointed! The vibrant blue of the waters on the Great Barrier Reef as they meet the radiant white pure silica beach at Whitehaven a sight to behold.  
  • If you are exploring the Whitsunday Islands, remember there are many things to do in and around Airlie Beach. With crocodile safaris, bike and segway tours, skydiving, cuddling a koala and more – let us assist  

Perfect Selfie

  • Stand on one of the most stunning beaches in the world from the higher up vantage of the Hill Inlet. There’s no other backdrop in the world!  Add your photo on Instagram and join the others there as the most Instagrammed beach in Australia.

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

What activities can I do on this Whitsunday sailing trip?

This is your Great Barrier Reef tour on a Whitsundays sailing safari so you can choose just how much or how little you would like to do depending on how your mood takes you and how active you feel like being. 

Bushwalking

Your knowledgeable guides can take you on a tour into the forests and to stunning look outs. 

Learn about Aboriginal culture and the indigenous inhabitants at the Ngaro Sea Trial cultural site, swim in rainwater pools and crystal waterfalls. 

Walk to one of the most amazing views in the world of Whitehaven Beach. 

Beach Games and Activities

Join the crew in beach fun and games.  Play volleyball, beach cricket or just enjoy beachcombing on the pristine beaches.

Sailing

What a great opportunity whilst you are on a sailing vessel to learn about sailing.

Under the expert tutelage of the crew you will learn how to pull up the sails and have time on the helm steering.

In-water activities

You’ll certainly not wish to be out of the water for long when you see the amazing diversity of exotic fish and coral gardens showcased in the clear aquarium-like conditions of the Great Barrier Reef.

Whether you are a beginner or have a little more experience, the knowledgeable crew will help you to master the techniques involved so you can explore and get the most enjoyment from your safari activities.

At each stop you will be advised on the best places to snorkel and where best marine life is.

All snorkelling equipment is provided with the tour and the crew will ensure that all masks and fins fit properly.  

If you don’t swim then buoyancy aids are provided to support you in the water.

Of course, if you just want a quick, cooling dip off the back of the boat in the crystal clear warm tropical waters then that’s fine too!

Keeping dry activities

For a more relaxed experience you can choose just to laze on the decks of the boat and soak up the tropical sun or why not take a kayak to the nearest pristine beach and sunbathe or read on golden sands to the sound of gentle lapping waves.

If you have bought your own wine and beer then have a toast over the azure waters and under the warming sun as you celebrate another day in paradise. 

Sea Kayaking

As you anchor in secluded bays, kayaking is the perfect way of exploring your pristine surroundings.

The tour has double seating ocean kayaks, so you can go off and explore with a friend.

The waters in the bays are tranquil, so you won’t have any adverse conditions to contend with. 

Paddle over translucent crystal waters and you won’t need a mask to see the beautiful coral formations and the myriad of colourful fish darting under your oars as you paddle. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Guided
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Guided walks
  • Sea Kayaks
  • Wet suits
  • Bouyancy devices for non-swimmers
  • Marine and national park fees
  • Morning Tea
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner
  • Linen
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time
  • Departs at 8:30 am
  • Returns at 4:00 pm
Departure Instructions
  • You are asked to check in and collect your boarding pass at the office in Airlie Beach from 7:00am to 7:00pm the day before departure. The office is located at 402 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach.
  • A pre-departure briefing will be given at the office when you check in.
  • All overnight passengers are required to reconfirm their trip 24-48 hours prior to departure.
Destinations
  • Shute Harbour
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Langford Island
  • Bali Hai/BlackIsland
  • Hook Island - Nara Inlet
  • Hill Inlet
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Duration

2 Days & 1 Night

What to Bring
  • Any special needs medicines
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Thongs/Flip flops or beach soes
  • Warm jacket
  • Cash or credit card for onboard purchases
  • Rashie or swim shirt
Available for Purchase / Hire

Soft drinks and snacks

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • All passengers must be able to clearly understand safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English
  • All passengers wishing to participate in snorkelling must acknowledge that they are able to swim in deep water without a flotation device & unassisted
  • All passengers must be able to climb a 1.5 meter high ladder unassisted
Child Policy

No guests under 18 years of age

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations made less than 14 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price
  • It is strongly recommended that you have travel insurance.
Additional Information
  • When you check in you will be handed a bag for your belongings for the trip (size of an eco shopping bag).
  • No bags with zips are allowed
  • BYO Alcohol, non-glass - no red wine permitted.
  • Each passenger must be able to adhere to the following: have a clear understanding of safety directions and instructions given in english by the crew and be able to complete required safety forms in englih, a passenger is only able to participate in water activities if they have a level of swimming experience. If they are unable to swim they will be able to participate in the sailing trip excluding water activities such as snorkelling. Passengers must be able to exit the vessel unassisted in an emergency. For example, a 1.5 meter ladder either into the tender vessel or into the saloon area depending on the chosen vessel.
  • All departures and itineraries are subject to weather.
  • Vessel operators reserve the right to vary itineraries for safety and passenger comfort.
  • Please be aware operators may pass on credit card merchant fees
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
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