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  • Sailing in the Whitsundays

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  • Stunning beaches

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  • Airlie Beach

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  • Mantra Club Croc

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  • Whitehaven

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  • South Molle Island

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  • A green turtle

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5 Day Whitsundays Explore & Sail

  • Sail, snorkel & explore the magical Whitsundays
  • Visit South Molle Island, Whitehaven Beach & more
Includes hotel accommodation & island day trips

The Whitsundays is everything that’s great about Queensland: reef-fringed islands and dazzling white beaches, crystal clear waters filled with exotic marine life, and colourful beachside resort towns that feel tailor-made for relaxation, indulgence and adventure. Airlie Beach is the heart and soul of the region - and it’s yours to discover on this incredible five day stay and sail package.

Base yourself at the sensational Mantra Club Croc Airlie Beach for four nights, with plenty of free time to soak up the chilled vibe of the town, and enjoy two full day snorkelling and sightseeing cruises visiting Whitehaven Beach, Langford Island and beyond. Take in gorgeous views from Hill Inlet Lookout, witness a rainbow of vibrant coral formations at Cockatoo Point, get back to nature on a leisurely four hour trek on South Molle Island, and more! Includes return transfers between the hotel and marina, all national park and marine fees, snorkelling gear and a whole lot more.

Have more time? Alternate itinerary six day package is also available.

ITINERARY

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Itinerary - 1

Today make your own way to Airlie Beach for an early afternoon check-in to the Mantra Club Croc Hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Mantra Club Croc, Airlie Beach
Meals included: None

This morning you will be collected from your hotel at 7.40am for an 8.00am departure from Coral Sea Marina North end to board the popular sailing catamaran ‘Tongarra’.

The location for the day is the top of Hook Island which is a 3.5-hour sail from Coral Sea Marina to learn about the marine life and swim with thousands of fish. The first snorkel stop will be Mantaray Bay, home to the famous Maori Wrasse.

Once witnessing a rainbow of marine life on your first hour-long snorkel, set sail for Langford Island, where a fresh BBQ lunch with a wide selection of food will be prepared on the boat. You can enjoy some time in the sun or walk to the lookout to take those once in a lifetime photos.

The Tongarra will then travel nearby to Black Reef (Bali Hai) or Cockatoo Point for your second hour-long snorkel. The fringing reefs in these locations are home to some of the most spectacular coral formations and wildlife in The Whitsundays. For those not wanting to do a second snorkel, you can choose a little fun with a banana boat ride, or simply lay back and sunbathe on the large open-space deck. You will end the day by enjoying a relaxing sail home after exploring one of the most incredible snorkelling locations the Whitsundays has to offer. Enjoy a cheese platter and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or soft drink as you enjoy the sunset views along the way.

Upon arrival back at Coral Sea Marina, your bus transfer will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

Please note: The vessels are private charters exclusively for this itinerary. Days 2 and 4 may be reversed subject to weather conditions.

Overnight: Mantra Club Croc, Airlie Beach
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch

Today enjoy an opportunity to experience the magic of Airlie Beach at leisure. Why not take a stroll around the town, enjoy a delicious meal prepared with local ingredients at one of the many restaurants that line the main street, or perhaps just enjoy time relaxing at the hotel.

Overnight: Mantra Club Croc, Airlie Beach
Meals included: Breakfast

Your second day trip will have you collected from your hotel at 7.40am for an 8.00am departure from Coral Sea Marina North end.

Board your vessel for your fast trip to stunning South Molle Island, a hilly paradise of grasslands, lush pockets of rainforest, secluded bays and fringing reef. In the cool morning, you will enjoy a leisurely four hour, 8.4km guided return hike through the eucalypt forest, past ancient indigenous sites, to Spion Kop. This walk has a backdrop like no other, with spectacular views of the Whitsunday Passage.

Upon return to the boat from the summit, at around 12:30pm you will enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared by a local café. After lunch, commence an hour-long fast ride to the world-heritage listed Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. The second much shorter guided walk of the day will be to the top of the Tongue Bay lookout to indulge in a breathtaking view of the swirling sands of Hill Inlet. The guide will provide you with a history talk about the world-famous location and information about marine life and islands in the Whitsundays. The day will end by exploring world renowned Whitehaven Beach, enjoying a relaxing couple of hours soaking up the sun and swimming in clear waters, before returning to Coral Sea Marina. Your transfer bus will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

Please note: The vessels are private charters exclusively for this itinerary. Days 2 and 4 may be reversed subject to weather conditions.

Overnight: Mantra Club Croc, Airlie Beach
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch

Following breakfast this morning, check out and make your own onwards travel arrangements. 


Meals included: Breakfast

Itinerary - 2

Make your own way to Airlie Beach for an early afternoon check-in to the resort. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Toscana Village Resort, Airlie Beach or similar
Meals included: None

Make your own way to the Coral Sea Marina to take part in this all-inclusive day tour will take you off the beaten track to some of the Whitsunday Islands' secret spots. Snorkel at the best fringing reef the region has to offer, pristine locations in secluded anchorages and bays and come face to face with tropical fish, colourful corals and more.

Tongarra day sail offers a large comfortable deck to relax on, spacious seating, chilled tunes and spectacular scenery. A fun and informative ECO tour guide will provide history talks, and guests will learn from our experienced crew about the reefs and the beautiful islands. Sit back, relax and enjoy a sail for 2 hours to the first snorkel location. Here you will meet the local marine life beneath the surface. The fringing reefs in these locations are home to some of the most spectacular coral formations and an incredible range of marine life in the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays. Step back aboard Tongarra and enjoy a delicious lunch on the deck in the middle of a small tropical oasis. The perfect place to relax and soak up those views before setting sail once more.

After lunch, it’s only a short trip to the spectacular Langford Island Sandbar. Snorkel off the beach with the resident turtles, hike the scenic bush walk or relax on the sands of this idyllic location. Relax, play, and explore the island for 2 hours and treat yourself to some fun activities such as paddle boarding and a banana boat ride. Return by a relaxing sunset sail while having a drink and cheese platter, watching the colours change over the water to Airlie Beach.

Overnight: Toscana Village Resort, Airlie Beach or similar
Meals included: Lunch

Today enjoy an opportunity to embrace the magic of Airlie Beach at leisure. Why not take a stroll around the town, enjoy a delicious meal prepared with local ingredients at one of the many restaurants that line the main street, or perhaps just enjoy time relaxing at the hotel. Today you have the day free to explore this palm fringed town and enjoy these many offerings.

Overnight: Toscana Village Resort, Airlie Beach or similar
Meals included: None

Take an exhilarating ride to the best snorkelling locations in the Whitsunday Islands, travelling with climate action leaders. This multi-award winning tour visits the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and offers 2 snorkelling opportunities on the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.

Ride on the fastest catamaran in the Whitsundays. Thundercat has been designed for stability and speed, so it's perfect for passengers who are concerned about seasickness. Thundercat will depart the marina and travel to Whitsunday Island for a once-in-a-lifetime experience on Whitehaven Beach, famous for its white sands and crystal clear waters. It is also one of the most photographed beaches in the world. Enjoy a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout located at the northern end of the beach where you can view the pure white sand from an incredible vantage point. The tide shifts and the white sands blend, creating an amazing swirling effect.

Enjoy fresh, homemade gluten-free brownies for morning tea, followed by a fresh buffet lunch before heading to two snorkelling locations. Your crew will select the best snorkelling locations based on weather and visibility conditions. Knowledgeable staff will take you to visit either Wonderwall or Cockatoo Point, where you will be blown away by the colours, bountiful fish, and coral formations on the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef. Both have amazing coral and marine life and are some of the quietest snorkelling spots in the Whitsundays.

Next, we will cruise over to Manta Ray Bay, situated on the northern tip of Hook Island, has an array of underwater valleys, caves, and a vast array of different fish species. Enjoy exploring the crystal clear waters as your guides point out everything there is to see. Afternoon tea of fresh fruit will be provided before the scenic journey back to Airlie Beach, where your courtesy bus will be waiting to take you home at approximately 5:00pm.

Overnight: Toscana Village Resort, Airlie Beach or similar
Meals included: None

Today enjoy a day at leisure in the tropical town of Airlie Beach.

Overnight: Toscana Village Resort, Airlie Beach or similar
Meals included: None

This morning, check out and make your own onwards travel arrangements.

Please Note: The itinerary can change depending on day tours availability and departure days. Please refrain from booking travel arrangements prior to final email confirmation from the Operator provider.


Meals included: None

Tour Inclusions

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • An unforgettable Whitsunday adventure ex Airlie Beach
  • Soak up the magic of Airlie Beach at leisure
  • Experience 2 x full day island hopping cruises 
  • Visit the unspoilt paradise of Whitehaven Beach
  • Take in stunning views from Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Enjoy a full day snorkel tour to Hook Island and Langford Island
  • Witness rainbow of marine life snorkelling in Mantaray Bay
  • Admire vibrant coral formations at Cockatoo Point/Black Reef
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch on Langford Island
  • Relax with a cheese platter and glass of sparkling wine at sunset
  • Get back to nature on a leisurely 4hr trek on South Molle Island
  • Enjoy a guided walk to a spectacular vantage point

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • Stay 4 nights at Mantra Club Croc Airlie Beach

  • DINING
  • Enjoy 6 meals including daily breakfast

  • TOUR ESSENTIALS
  • Skipper and onboard crew
  • Onboard snorkelling equipment and basic tuition
  • Wetsuit hire
  • National and marine park fees
  • Tour Guide

  • TRANSPORT
  • Private bus transportation with A/C

  • TRANSFERS
  • Day 2 and 4 return bus transfers between Mantra Club Croc and Coral Sea Marina
    HIGHLIGHTS
  • An unforgettable Whitsunday adventure ex Airlie Beach
  • Soak up the magic of Airlie Beach with two days at leisure
  • Experience 2 x full day island hopping cruises
  • Visit the unspoilt paradise of Whitehaven Beach
  • Take in stunning views from Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Enjoy a full day snorkel tour to Langford Island
  • Take a banana boat ride off the idyllic Langford Island Sandbar
  • Witness rainbow of marine life snorkelling in Mantaray Bay
  • Admire vibrant coral formations at Cockatoo Point/Black Reef
  • Relax with a cheese platter and glass of sparkling wine at sunset
  • Learn about the reefs and the beautiful islands
  • Enjoy a guided walk to the spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 5 nights centrally located accommodation in Airlie Beach

  • DINING
  • Enjoy lunch on board the ‘Tongarra’ and 'Thundercat' catamarans

  • TOUR ESSENTIALS
  • Skipper and onboard crew
  • Onboard snorkelling equipment and basic tuition
  • Wetsuit hire
  • National and marine park fees
  • Tour Guide

  • TRANSFERS
  • Day 4 return bus transfers between accommodation and Coral Sea Marina

  • TRANSPORT
  • Private bus transportation with A/C

Important info

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On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.
 
Booking Guarantee:
Booking is subject to final confirmation from the tour provider. If you do not receive an email from the tour provider within 7 Business Days please contact TripADeal. If the selected dates cannot be secured an alternative date can be selected. In the event no available dates are suitable, a full refund will be provided.
 
Please refrain from booking travel arrangements prior to final email confirmation from the accommodation provider. If booking flights, we recommend purchasing a flexible fare, so in the instance of a minimum number or Covid related issues prior to departure, you may be able to arrange an alternative travel date.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Covid-19 Booking Policy
- TripADeal Tour packages are non-refundable. If your Tour package is affected by Covid-19 related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other package available via the TripADeal website. 
 
Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the property you are due to stay with.
 
Please note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated).



Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 31st March 2022.
 
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share.  
 
Single Traveller Supplement
Itinerary 1: Not available
Itinerary 2: $540 per person
 
Travel Period
Itinerary 1
7 June 2021 - 6 September 2021
 
Itinerary 2
1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022
Please note: See checkout for live dates and availability.
 
Departure City
Airlie Beach



Accommodation Used


3-4 Star (self-rated)

- Airlie Beach: Toscana Village Resort or similar

Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type, and are subject to availability based on seasonality.

 

Extra Nights
Not available.
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 people.
 
Child Policy
- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.
- Valid for Children 16 years old and over.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.
 
Triple Share
Not available.
 
Bedding Configuration
5 Day Package
Double or Twin Bedding (subject to availability).
 
6 Day Package
Double Bedding
  
Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms
Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.



Minimum group size 10, maximum group size 30 per vehicle/boat.



- Flights / Domestic Transfers
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
- Optional gratuities/tipping
- Optional activities/tours
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Strongly recommended)



BYO ALCOHOL
Both sailing day trips are BYO alcohol. Esky’s and ice will be supplied but please bring your own alcohol.
 
TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER
Tour Guide
Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group. 
 
Tour Leader
An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however, they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined. 
 
Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured. 
 
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
- Winter in Airlie Beach falls between June to October and although the climate does get cooler, temperatures are still quite warm compared to the rest of Australia. The temperature drops to about 16 degrees Celsius during this time with a maximum of 27 degrees Celsius however most days the temperature is a mild 23 degrees Celsius allowing you to enjoy pleasant weather year round.
- Much of Airlie Beach's wonderful weather and comfortable climate can be attributed to its stunning location on the Queensland coast off the Great Barrier Reef. Facing north, Airlie Beach benefits from plenty of sunshine and cooling sea breezes to provide the perfect balance for your Tropical North Queensland holiday.
 
OTHER
Fitness Level Required / Mobility
Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so, unfortunately, our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile. 
Please note: a general level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Gratuities / Tipping
Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. Tipping for all services provided on tour is always a matter of personal discretion.
 
Sightseeing
Please note: In the event entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary where possible, will be adjusted or similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).



Voluntary Changes


This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.

· Changes - $100.00 per booking + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.

 

Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
· If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $100.00 per booking + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.
 
Supplier Fees
In the event the Travel Offer you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the Travel Offer due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. TripADeal has committed to these costs as your Agent and will endeavour to recover all funds committed and/or paid for your Travel Offer, but this may not be possible in all circumstances. If refunds are not available from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. In the event, TripADeal is unable to obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee. This fee is not revenue-raising and is paid to or withheld by our suppliers when recovering payments.