Airlie Beach
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Airlie: Sunset Sail with Aperol Spritz & Antipasto

1. Airlie: Sunset Sail with Aperol Spritz & Antipasto

Enjoy the sunset over the coast on this roundtrip sailing venture to the Whitsundays islands from Airlie Beach. Board a traditional timber sailing ship. Discover facts about the local flora an fauna from the crew. Climb aboard the Lady Enid sailing vessel. Stow away your bags and shoes. Walk barefoot on the wooden deck and settle in with a delicious Aperol Spritz. Listen to an introduction of the ship's features and a safety briefing while departing from Coral Sea Marina. See the crew hoist the sails. Move freely move around the ship and take advantage of the cushioned seating. Relax and soak up the ambiance as you savor the variety of flavors in your antipasti platter. Admire the rich colors of the sunset reflecting on the water. Let the crew point out various points of interest as you sail and listen as they tell you about the history of the area. Have the option to purchase additional drinks from the bar. Admire the lights of Airlie Beach dancing on the water as you return for the night.

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From Airlie Beach: 2-Day Whitsundays Sailing & Camping Trip

2. From Airlie Beach: 2-Day Whitsundays Sailing & Camping Trip

Discover the best of the Whitsunday Islands on this 2-day sail from Airlie Beach. Enjoy captivating snorkel excursions each day, visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed islands, and explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit locations such as Whitehaven Beach, Hook Island, Hayman Island, Border Island, and Whitsunday Island. Stop to snorkel at Luncheon Bay, Caves Cove, and Blue Pearl Bay. Sleep on a spacious maxi yacht on the first night and camp on one of the islands surrounding the Whitsundays on the second night. Help assist the crew by hoisting the mainsail and dropping anchor at each exciting destination. Alternatively, sit back and relax on the spacious deck and enjoy the view of the pristine Whitsunday Islands. Every evening, roll up your sleeves and help the crew prepare mouth-watering specialties like beef stew, spaghetti bolognese, fresh bread, green salad, pasta salads, and much more. Or, position yourself at the ship’s prow where you can watch the sky change from yellow to magenta as the sun sets.

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MILADY PRIVATE CHARTER WHITEHAVEN

3. MILADY PRIVATE CHARTER WHITEHAVEN

Depart from Coral Sea Marina North and sail across Whitsunday Passage, named by Captain Cook, as the yacht sets sail for a day of relaxation. Morning tea is served as the vessel reaches Hook Passage and the first of the Whitsunday Islands. Sail down the largest island, Whitsunday Island, headed for Tongue Bay. Anchor at Tongue and walk up to Hill Inlet lookout for the most spectacular view of a beach anywhere in the world. Then head down to wriggle your toes in the silicate sand when even on the hottest of days, it never gets hot. Lie in the shallows or take a plunge in the turquoise waters and you may see a turtle or two. Then it's back to MiLady for a beautiful picnic lunch on the way to an enchanted snorkelling spot. Slip into the underwater fairyland below and marvel at the beautiful tropical fish and colours of the coral. Then lie back and relax as you head, homeward bound, to Airlie Beach, and the sails catch the wind. Feast on an afternoon fruit platter -- and why not have a drink from the licensed bar? This trip is ideal to do with a group of close friends or family for a day to remember.

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Whitsunday Islands: 2-Night Sailing Adventure Tour

4. Whitsunday Islands: 2-Night Sailing Adventure Tour

This multi-award winning catamaran sailing tour visits the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, and offers 2 snorkelling opportunities on the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. Check-in at 11:00 AM and receive a safety briefing. The boat will depart from Coral Sea Marina at 2:30 PM. Enjoy a beautiful sunset sail out and get to know your new friends and crew. Stop at Tongue Bay, located on the north-eastern side of Whitsunday Island. Barbecued fish will be served for dinner with a few drinks. Choose to sleep under the stars, or in a cabin if you wish. The next day, wake up next to the stunning Whitehaven Beach, known for its crystal clear waters and perfect white sand. Fuel up for the day with a breakfast of fresh fruit, muesli and cornflakes, tea and coffee, and fresh bread. Enjoy a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout, a beautiful inlet where, when the tide shifts and the white sands blend together, it creates an amazing swirling effect that is photographed hundreds of times each day. For lunch, you will have cold meats, cheese and salads. Then you will snorkel on the fringing Great Barrier Reef amongst the beautiful marine and coral life. If you are into watersports, try the customized banana boat with your friends. Spend the afternoon sipping on a few drinks and enjoy a delicious dinner of spaghetti bolognese with garlic bread. The next morning, you will enjoy one last snorkel at Manta Ray Bay, one of the best snorkelling spots in the Whitsundays Islands. The bay is situated on the northern tip of Hook Island, and has an array of underwater valleys, caves and plenty of different fish. Go on a banana boat ride before sailing back into Airlie Beach across the beautiful Whitsunday Passage for a midday return. So, grab your swimwear and camera, and enjoy a few drinks while you are shown around the Whitsunday Islands!

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Whitsunday Islands: 2 or 3-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

5. Whitsunday Islands: 2 or 3-Night Sailing Yacht Adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable 2 or 3-night sailing experience while visiting Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Go on bush-walks, relax on pristine beaches, and explore 4-6 snorkeling sites. Visit the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout for a whole day on the 3-night option and 5 hours on the 2-night option. Explore various Whitsundays Islands on bush-walks ranging from 20 minutes to 3 hours. Experience magical Whitsundays sunset beach hangouts at Langford Island Sand Spit, Scrubhen Beach, and/or Chalkie's Beach. 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. On the 3 night option only, you get the opportunity to visit the outer Great Barrier Reef (weather depending) to snorkel some of the most pristine waters in the world. Return 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.

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