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Sailing the Whitsundays


Book sailing of the Whitsundays on Southern Cross  

Explore Whitsundays Day Sailing Adventure

 Total Price - $179 adults, $89 kids (4-15)
 Family 2Ad+2Ch $469
 Price valid to 31 Mar 2018
 (includes all park fees, lunch, wetsuit hire, local transfers)


Departs: 8:00am Daily (except Wed), from Abell Point Marina (South)
Returns: 5:15pm  

Minimum of 8 up to 22 Guests         Download Brochure

Southern Cross Sailing Whitsundays  

Explore Whitsundays offers day sailing on Southern Cross.  Sailing to Hill Inlet Lookout,  Whitehaven Beach and an island reef stop.

Southern Cross is truely a racing legend, being built for the America's Cup Yacht as Australia's 4th  Challenger, with sail number KA4.

Today, while Southern Cross still holds the spirit of a racing yacht, considerable modifications have been made to make it comfortable for guests, with features such as a shaded cockpit and downstairs lounge area and guest bathroom.


  Video of Sailing to Whitehaven Beach



 Southern Cross Whitsundays


 Southern Cross Adventure Sailing Whitsundays

  Southern Cross has a shaded back cockpit area


   Guests can help to sail if they want to get involved

Day Sailing Map for the Whitsundays

Southern Cross Day Tour Itinerary to Whitehaven Beach 

Meet at Abell Point Marina South End at 7:45am
Depart from Abell Point Marina at 8:00am
Sail across the Whitsunday Passage
Sail by Hook Island and through Hook Passage
Arrive at Tongue Bay, around 11:00am
Take a guided walk to the lookout over Whitehaven Beach
Follow the path along a board walk down to the Beach
Time to explore the beach and enjoy the pure white sands


 Southern Cross Whitsundays

In the afternoon, it is time to head back to the yacht for lunch
After lunch motor over to Border Island, just a short trip away,
Time for a snorkel and swim on the amazing coral reefs.
Back on board, and its time to set sail and cross the passage
heading back to Airlie Beach.  Arrive in the marina 5:15 to 5:30pm

The Itinerary will vary, based on the weather and tides and professional judgement of the Captain. Sometimes, we do not make it to Hill Inlet, however we have terrific alternate weather option itineraries available.


  Guests can go snorkelling on the Coral Reefs 

 Images Tongue Bay, Hill Inlet Lookout Whitsundays
 Map of Hill Inlet Lookout and Track, Photos of Tongue Bay Anchorage, Hill Inlet Walk, Lookout and the Beach.  


For guests who wish to charter Southern Cross for
extended tours, sleeping overnight, the yacht had
an interior makeover in June 2012 and offers

accommodation in 3 double bunks and 8 single Bunks. 
Perfect for a couple of families or group of friends.

   Download - PDF Images of Southern Cross Sailing 


Explore Whitsundays Group - Sailing Adventures of the Whitsunday Islands Queensland
Inbound Tour Operator Licence is 3368695.

Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
Prices in $aud per person. Prices are valid until 31 Mar 2018.
Some Tours out over 24, 25 or 26 December incur a local fee of $20-$40 per person.
Cancellation fees apply, please see conditions and terms
Credit Card payments incur a 2% transaction fee.
Please note, prices may increase at anytime or specials may be released based on demand.

Our Whitsunday Sailing Tours Include: Service of Captain and Crew, Meals, Snorkelling Equipment,
Wet Suit hire, Linen (please bring Beach Towel), Marine & National Park Fees. The following tours 
also include Local Transfers from Airlie Beach to the Marina and return:
Southern Cross, Solway Lass, Whitsunday Bliss and Whitsunday Bullet. 
Itineraries can change based on weather and sea conditions and guest safety.