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.
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.
There is no set itinerary for this tour.
Each trip will be planned around the weather conditions, tides and the groups desires.
Below is a list of what we could offer and where we could go.
Please note that we will always visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, multiple snorkelling locations, bushwalk and of course do some sailing!
Sailing and match-racing between our vesselss.
Up to 4 snorkel sites – we choose the best site and timings based on the weather and tides out of the following locations:
Explore the North and possibly the South end of Whitehaven Beach, visiting two different lookouts.
Hill Inlet Lookout
South Whitehaven Lookout Up to 2 bush-walks that range from 20 minutes to 3 hours from the following list:-The Cairn, Whitsunday Island-Whitsunday Peak, Whitsunday Island – Border Island – Chance Bay to South Whitehaven, Whitsunday Island – Chalkie’s Lookout, Haslewood Island – Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitsunday Island – Nara Inlet Trail, Hook Island – Hayman Island Track – Passage Peak, Hamilton Island – South Molle Island Sunset beach hangs at 1 or 2 of the following: – Langford Island Sand Spit – Scrubhen Beach, Hook Island – Chalkie’s Beach, Haslewood Island.
In the evenings, chill on deck with our crew and your new mates, have a few drinks, stargaze and then let the calm water gently rock you to sleep.
This tour departs Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach at 10 am and returns on the last day at approximately 3:30 pm.
Straight after your tour, keep the adventure alive and meet your crew and fellow passengers for a catch up at the after-party in Airlie Beach, we have a reserved table, drink discounts and meal deals!
Departs Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach at 10 am Returns to the same location on the Third day at approximately 3:30 pm
January - December
Departing on different days of the week, no set schedule
3 Day 2 Night
Minimum age 12
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.All cancellations must be in writing.
SPECIAL COVID-19 CANCELLATION POLICY: If any passenger cannot make the tour departure date due to Government travel restrictions surrounding COVID-19, Prosail will issue a tour credit or a refund. Please inform Prosail as soon as you are aware that you cannot make the tour. Proof of travel restriction on the tour departure date will need to be supplied.
For any other cancellations or changes: Cancellations made less than 14 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price. Cancellations made outside of 14 days before departure incur no fee. Any date changes can be accepted without a fee up to 7 days prior to departure. Please note that the 14-day cancellation policy will always be calculated from the original departure date.
All prices are per person in AUD and include GST, National Park and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park entry fees, professional skipper and deckhands, live-aboard accommodation, all meals, fresh linen, use of snorkelling equipment and snorkel suits. Prices do not include airfares or transfers to and from the marina, accommodation pre or post-tour or extras.
The minimum age on any Prosail tour is 12 years old and there is no maximum age limit, however, our main demographic is 20 –50 years old. Anyone under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a guardian.
All Broomstick Whitsundays guests must be able to move freely about a boat unassisted.
ONLY ZIPLESS BAGS will be accepted onboard. Luggage can be stored at the Prosail & Red Cat Adventures shop in Airlie Beach during check-in at an additional charge.
BYO alcohol and drinks (no glass or red wine please).
We cater for most diet requirements – vegetarian, vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free. Please call our office if diet requirements differ from these. Please note that there is no diet alternative to our desserts (which include gluten and dairy).
We reserve the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason.
All charters are subject to weather and the vessel operator’s discretion.
We recommend you take out travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss of personal goods and the inability to travel due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstances. This is an adventure product and clients should note that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard guests, we cannot be responsible for any damage, personal injury or loss due to the actions of passengers that are beyond our control.
If travelling to Airlie Beach by road, please allow extra time to travel during the wet season (Dec-May) as we occasionally have road closures due to flooding.
At certain times of the year, rare but ‘dangerous’ jellyfish inhabit these waters and passengers should take care of their own safety. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owner of the vessel will not be liable for any personal injury, illness, death or any other consequences whatsoever of passengers being stung by jellyfish. To minimise this risk, you will be provided with a full-length protective ‘Snorkel Suit’ to wear whilst swimming and snorkelling during the tour.
Prosail shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any injury to person or property which is suffered or sustained by any passenger as a result of participating in any of its sailing adventures, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
If you choose to leave a Prosail tour at any stage of your own choice, Prosail will no longer be held accountable for your persons or belongings.
Prosail Queensland Pty Ltd Adventures ABN 90 114 145 774
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 410