Great Barrier Reef Tours, 2 Day 1 Night Sailing Whitsundays

Tour Code: 413

Departing: Airlie Beach

Good For Couples and Familes
  • On our 2 day sailing tour you will be with a small group aboard this beautiful yacht that was purpose built for cruising the Whitsundays from Airlie Beach.
  • If you are keen to learn how to sail just ask the crew for some tips, or just enjoy the scenery as you sail around the Whitsunday Islands at the hands of the crew
  • The most amazing highlight on our Airlie Beach 2 day sailing tour is the Double Private Cabins with esuites for Couples and family groups, that makes it the perfect intimate Great Barrier Reef sailing trip in the Whitsundays 
  • Our popular 2 day sailing tour departs Airlie Beach each Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon at 1.00pm and heads out to the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. 

Included In Price

  • Experience real sailing
  • Small group size (up to 12)
  • Shared or private cabin accommodation
  • All linen included
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • All meals while on-board
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Filtered water on board

An unforgettable Great Barrier Reef tour on 2 day 1 night sailing adventure. With only 12 guests, enjoy a more personalised sailing experience with greater flexibility. Join in with the sailing to enhance the adventure or just relax on deck, swim and snorkel as you desire

Departing Airlie Beach your home on the Great Barrier Reef is a 47'  Woodward designed sloop shared charter yacht, superb for sailing the calm waters of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.

With a maximum of 12 passengers and 2 crew, you are guaranteed a relaxing atmosphere that will enhance your tropical escape.

Book a 2 day 1 night sail and snorkel tour Whitsundays escape that departs from Airlie Beach each week to head for the waters of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Featuring two private double cabins with private en-suites, two double and two single bunks with shared bathrooms, this experience is ideal for couples, friends and families. 

You will sail from one idyllic destination to the next to snorkel, explore the National Parks, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet and of course to soak up the sun!

Enjoy all the glories that the Whitsunday Islands have to offer on this fantastic 2 day and 1 night sailing adventure.

Sample Itinerary - Departs Airlie Beach Even Days of the Week

The following itinerary is an example of a scheduled cruise.

All cruises are subject to weather and tidal conditions and the Captain’s professional judgement in putting together the best itinerary to keep guests happy, safe and well.

Day 1: Depart the marina at 8.30am and sail to 1st anchorage for a swim and a snorkel on the fringing coral reefs.
Enjoy sunset nibbles and a drink before dinner is served around 7:00pm.

Day 2: After Breakfast, head to Tongue Bay for a guided bush walk to the Hill Inlet Lookout.
A spectacular lookout overlooking Whitehaven Beach.
Back on board enjoy morning tea before heading north along the eastern side of Hook Island.
Time for a snorkel or swim this afternoon. Overnight anchor in one of the many bays on Hook Island.

Only 2 Day 1 Night Sailing Tours of the Whitsunday Islands will be bookable 

Two Day Intimate Adventure Sailing

For 2 days, your experienced crew will sail you around the Whitsunday islands, visiting all the favourite hot spots in the area including Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.

Here, you have the choice of relaxing and soaking up the sun, playing beach games or taking a peaceful stroll.

Take advantage of the pristine aquatic environment, with all snorkel equipment provided, make a splash and get up close and personal with the exciting marine life while you snorkel. If it is your first time snorkeling, be sure to let the crew know and they would be happy to assist you in this new underwater experience!

The Whitsundays region is well known for the wealth of aquatic wildlife and you can expect to enjoy the company of sea turtles, Stingrays and Mantarays.  During the winter months you may be lucky enough to enjoy the sight of the migrating Humpback whales!

At the end of the day, it is time to kick back and take it easy! Take your drinks up onto the deck to watch the sunset over a glorious day in paradise.

The small group size and the boat layout offers a relaxed and social setting perfect for making new friends and great for couples. 

Liveaboard Sail Boat Accommodation Choices

  • Shared Saloon Accommodation - There are beds in shared/open plan salon area, for up to 4 people to share and sharing the bathroom with other guests.
  • Private Double Cabin - There are two private double cabins with curtains, 2 people to share each cabin and sharing the bathroom with other guests.
  • Private Double Ensuite Cabin - There are two private double ensuite cabins with curtain, for 2 people to share each cabin and each with own bathroom.

Book 2 Day - 1 Night Sailing Tours Whitsundays

Multiple Snorkel and Sail Trips Departing Weekly

Whitsundays Sail Boat - 2 Day, 1 Night 
Departs: Even Numbered Days (2, 4, 6, 8 etc) from Coral Sea Marina at 8:30 A.M.
Returns: Odd Numbered Days (1, 3, 5, 7, 9 etc) to Coral Sea Marina at 4:00 P.M.

See more Airlie Beach and Whitsunday sailing tours.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time
  • Departs 7.30am on even days of the week
  • Returns 4.00pm
Departure Instructions
  • All guests need to check in 48hours prior to departure, this can be done online or in person at Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach. Guests will need to collect a boarding pass from the Explore Whitsundays Reservations Office in town minimum 2 hours before departure
  • Transfers are not included. Guests must make their own way to Coral Sea Marina (South End) by 12.30pm.
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hayman Island
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Hill Inlet
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



2 day 1 night

Fitness Level Required


Additional Information
  • Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
  • All departures and itineraries are subject to weather.
  • Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk.
  • Whilst the operator makes every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control.
  • We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.
  • Guests are asked to limit luggage. Please pack in soft sided zipless bag. We provide dry bags hire; for a deposit of $50 (cash only) which will be refunded on return. We also provide luggage storage at the Explore Whitsundays Reservations Office for $10 per person.
  • Christmas surcharge applies for departures on 24th and 26th December
Eco Certifications
Eco Climate Action Business
Ecotourism Certified
  • Small overnight bag
  • Toiletries
  • Beach towel & bath towel
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Warm top or jacket
  • Camera
  • Any special needs medicines
  • Guests can bring your own alcohol, wine in bottles is ok, but beer/cider/UDLs etc in cans only please. Whitsunday Prima does not sell soft drinks or bottled water.
  • Fresh water is provided from a filtered tap, please bring a refillable bottle.

  • Child rate not applicable.
  • Children aged 4 years and over can travel on this tour at full adult rates. Please advise any child ages at time of booking. Prima is an active sailing vessel, crew are unable to babysit children, parents are fully responsible for child’s behaviour whilst on tour.

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. 

  • Extended / Overnight Tour Cancellations
  • • Cancellations from 30 to 60 days of departure will result in a loss of 25% of the ticket price.
  • • 14 to 30 days before departure, loss of 50% of the ticket price.
  • • 14 days to departure will result in forfeit of full trip fees.

Great Barrier Reef Tours, 2 Day 1 Night Sailing Whitsundays

Tour Code: 413

Departing: Airlie Beach

Good For Couples and Familes



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 413



19 yrs & over

4 - 18 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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