Whitsundays 3 Day - 2 Night - Sail - Snorkel - Liveaboard

Tour Code: 410

Departing: Airlie Beach

Sailing Holidays 3 Days - 2 Nights
  • Our 3 day - 2 night sailing holiday takes you to all the hot spots in the Whitsunday Islands. Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, 2 beautiful reefs for snorkeling, Hook Island, Cataran Bay, and more 
  • The fantastic viewing platform at Whitsunday Island’s Hill Inlet lookout overlooking Whitehaven Beach is known as Australia’s most photographed beach and a great spot for selfies. 
  • Only have 3 days - 2 night to see as much of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef as possible? Then jump on our racing yacht. See so much more in a short space of time on the ultimate sailing holiday on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy extra comforts like rain & sun shade, USB charging sockets and mouth watering desserts!
  • Mats are provided for star gazing and sleeping on deck if you wish (a proper bed below deck is of course also included) 
  • A fun and sociable Whitsundays sailing adventure with a minimum of 10 guests up to a maximum of 18 guests in dorm style open plan accommodation, a mixture of double and singles 

Included In Price

  • 3 experienced and fun crew - 1 skipper and 2 deckhands/hosts
  • All meals while on the trip - including morning tea, afternoon snacks & dessert after dinner!
  • Snorkelling equipment & lycra sun suits - thicker suits in winter
  • Bed, pillow & bed linen, towel
  • All Marine Park fees
  • USB charging sockets, sun & rain shades & mats to sleep on deck if you want
  • Hands on sailing experience
  • Filtered water taps

Great Barrier reef tours, sail, snorkel and explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands for two full days and a night on-board. A legendary racing yacht coupled with an experienced crew speeds you around the hot spots for you to enjoy an action-packed Great Barrier Reef sailing tour.

An Airlie Beach sailing adventure like no other awaits you on one of Australia's legendary racing yachts.

Top spots of the spectacular Whitsunday Islands are revealed over two full days and a night aboard this 75-foot maxi yacht with only 18 guests in dorm style open plan rooms.

You can also take the wheel, hoist the sails and grind the winches, if you want.

The liveaboard yachts experienced crew ensures fast and safe passage while generous deck space showcases the awesome scenery for those who prefer to spend their days topside.

On many of the Whitsunday islands, coral reefs grow right from the beach making snorkelling easily accessible including Hook Island’s Luncheon Bay and Hayman Island’s Blue Pearl Bay.

Pass through Hook Passage, sail right up into the narrow, fjord-like Nara Inlet of Hook Island and explore Whitsunday Island.

Highlights include walking across Whitehaven Beach’s pristine white sand to view the aqua waters of Australia’s most photographed beach and a guided bush walk to famous Hill Inlet Lookout.

Sail the Whitsundays On A Racing Yacht

Australian yachting legend Hammer offers an amazing sailing adventure for 18 guests keen to see as much of the Whitsundays as possible in a short period of time.

Leaving from Airlie Beach’s Coral Sea Marina, (Formerly Abell Point Marina), the spectacular Whitsunday Islands’ iconic spots are revealed over two full days and a night aboard this 75-foot maxi, renowned for five consecutive placings in the world-famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Covering around 160km, the Hammer maxi yacht visits many of the Whitsundays’ iconic destinations.

These include crossing the Whitsunday Passage, going around the southern side of Hook Island and sailing right up into a picturesque vista, the narrow, fjord-like and heavily wooded Nara Inlet.

Passing through Hook Passage, heading to the north-east of Whitsunday Island, passengers land at stunning Whitehaven Beach to take in more picturesque views from lookouts.

Mantaray Bay is great for snorkelling as is Blue Pearl Bay’s coral beach on Hayman Island before passing North Molle Island on the return to Abell Point Marina at Airlie Beach.

Though the itinerary may vary, beautiful scenery and beaches are always very much a part of the journey.

Swim the Whitsundays’ sparkling clear water and view pristine white beaches.

At Whitehaven Beach, be guided on a bush walk to one of Australia’s most photographed vistas at Hill Inlet Lookout.

Keep those cameras handy as from beaches, at a variety of snorkelling and dive spots as well as observing from the boat, diverse Australian marine life to be seen (some seasonal) includes whales, manta rays, lemon sharks, sting rays, soldier crabs, lots of fish, many turtles and dolphins, the latter being spotted often at night.

See more sail and snorkel liveaboard tours in the Whitsundays.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

Boarding 9:00am for departure 9.30am - Return 3.30pm

Departure Instructions
  • All passengers must check in at our office prior to your trip
  • Check in is located at Red Cat Adventures, 350 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802
  • Check in day before departure between 12:00pm- 5:00pm or check in day of departure between 7:30am-8:00am
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hayman Island
  • Hook Island
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Whitsunday Island
  • Our trip plan and the exact places we visit changes because there’s so many amazing places to see in the Whitsundays, though you should experience Whitsunday Beach & Hill Inlet Lookout, multiple snorkelling locations, bushwalks and beach sunsets
  • Cataran Bay - Border Island
  • Blue Pearl Bay
  • Hill Inlet
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday, Saturday

Departs each Tuesday and Saturday at 9.30am


3 Days - 2 Nights

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Additional Information
  • Excess luggage can be stored at Airlie Beach Bag Storage at an extra charge
  • Cruise is predominately suited for adventurous travellers
  • Please advise tour operator of any food allergies upon booking. We cater for most diet requirements - vegetarian, vegan, lactose free and gluten free. Please chat to our office if diet requirements differ from these. Please note that there is no diet alternative to our desserts (which include gluten and dairy)
  • It is recommended that guests have some swimming confidence in the water.
  • While many guests travel from abroad, it is crucial travellers have a good understanding of English for safety briefs.
  • This tour is not recommended for disabled passengers.
Eco Certifications
Certified Tourism
  • Small soft ZIPLESS bag with change of clothes for both days
  • Beach towel, hat & sunscreen
  • Toiletries and any prescribed medicines
  • sandals or joggers for island walks
  • Certified divers please bring certification card & logbook
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine)

Minimum age 12 years

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.

Ask about our Covid policies

  • Cancellations made less than 3 weeks before departure no refund
  • It is strongly recommended that you have travel insurance
  • You are required to re-confirm your tour 72 hours prior

Whitsundays 3 Day - 2 Night - Sail - Snorkel - Liveaboard

Tour Code: 410

Departing: Airlie Beach

Sailing Holidays 3 Days - 2 Nights



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

Child: au$650.00
Family: au$2,600.00

Tour Code: 410



15 yrs & over

12 - 14 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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