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Airlie Beach Queensland

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Explore Whitsundays Product Updates

  EXPLORE WHITSUNDAYS BROCHURE 2018  
 

Explore Whitsundays new brochure is available.

  PRODUCT CHANGES - 12 March 2018  
 

Hammer - Effective Immediately, Private Double Cabin has been removed from Sale - Cabin has 5 Open Doubles and 13 Singles

Siska - Effective Immediately, Guest numbers reduced from 24 down to 22.

From 2 June 2018, Solway Lass has new Standup Paddle Boards availalble for guest use.

From 2 April 2018, Powerplay changed departure times from 12pm to 1pm.  Powerplay returns on 3rd day at 11am.

From 14 May 2018, Eureka changed to 2 day 2 night Tours, departing 2pm Mon, Wed. Returns 11am day 3.

Introductory Sailing Course - Starts Monday each week at 9:00am, finishes 11am Wednesday. NO Wednesday departure.

   WHITSUNDAY BULLET TOUR CHANGES - 09 March 2018  
 

Whitsunday Bullet lunch has been changed from individual lunch pack to a buffet style lunch.  
Standup Paddle Boards are now available for guests to use free of charge. There are 8 boards on Whitsunday Bullet.

   MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES - as at 09 March 2018  
 

Southern Cross - On Maintenance from 28 May to 30 Jun 2018. Returns to Days Tours on 25 June 2018 at 8:30am.

Whitsunday Blue - Maintenance from 30 Oct to 19 Nov 2018. Cruises return 20 Nov 2018.

   COMPLETED MAINTENANCE ON VESSELS  
 

Hammer - Maintenance completed 2 May to 11 June 2018. Returned to 2 Day 1 Night tours on 12 June 2018 at 8:30am.

Solway Lass - Maintenance completed 1 May to 11 June 2018. Returned to 3 Night tours on 12 June 2018 at 7:30pm.

Powerplay - Maintenance completed 12 May to 21 May 2018. Returned to 2 Night tours on 22 May 2018 at 1pm.

   RENDEZVOUS DIVING SERVICES HAVE CEASED - 01 Nov 2017
 

The dive operation that provides rendezvous diving services for the Explore Whitsundays vessels has ceased operations.

Scuba Diving is still available on Atlantic Clipper and New Horizon, as these vessels have diving gear on-board.

Vessels impacted by NO Option to Dive include: Whitsunday BulletMaxis 2 Day 1 Night and Maxi 2 Day 2 Night Tours, Solway LassWhitsunday BlissWhitsunday Blue and Powerplay

For the vessels in the Explore Whitsundays fleet that have offered the rendezvous dive service, snorkelling excursions on the fringing coral reefs remains as an exciting activity for guests.

For guests who have booked diving, refunds for the diving will be made.

 
  WHITSUNDAY ADVENTURER DEPARTURE CHANGE - 01 Nov 2017
 

Agents and guests are advised that on 26 Sept 17, Whitsunday Catamarans sold Whitsunday Adventurer to Craig and Kerry Dibben who own Prima.  Whitsunday Adventurer will be having a departure change effective mid January 2018.

Effective Monday 15 January 2018 Whitsunday Adventurer:

Departs Port of Airlie: 3:00PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Returns Port of Airlie: 1:00PM Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.

 
     
     

 

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 2019.
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.

Please pack in a small soft bag. Note most vessels have limited storage space. 
No trolley bags can be taken on board.  
  Solway Lass, Prima and Adventurer do not allow bags with zips on board. 
 Large Bags can be stored in most accommodation houses in Airlie Beach for a small fee. 

 Whitsunday Bliss does allow for larger soft sided bags. NO trolley bags please.

 What to Pack: 
Swimmers, hat, sunglasses, personal toiletries, beach towel, runners or sandals for the island walks.

 Alcohol: Solway Lass has a licenced bar on-board, so no BYO.
Drinks are sold at reasonable prices.  
 All other vessels
guests can BYO Alcohol and store in the esky on board.