For guests looking for a deluxe sail and cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. This vessel provides quality features, including air-conditioned cabins with private bathroom facilities, dining room and bar, aft deck dining area with permanent shade awning, large sunbaking and observation deck. On-board Scuba Diving Services provide 2, possibly 3 dives during a cruise. Cruises are designed to give guests a relaxing and leisurely paced voyage around the magnificent Whitsundays.
Tuesdays and Saturdays
|Start||Airlie Beach @ 07.30 pm|
|Finish||Airlie Beach @ 04.30 pm|
Saturday or Tuesday. Check in at our Office, Shop 1, 4 The Esplanade Airlie Beach.
Check in by latest 4:30pm, however if guests arrive in Airlie Beach earlier they are welcome to check-in.
After check-in, guests are welcome to leave their luggage in our office, then have some time to explore Airlie Beach, grab a bite to each, enjoy a walk along the beach.
Courtesy pickups from Airlie Beach are at 6.40pm for transfer to the marina. Depart the marina at 7.30pm and sail to overnight anchorage. Light supper is served around 9.30pm.
After breakfast, Make way to Tongue Bay for a guided bush walk to the Hill Inlet Lookout. A spectacular lookout overlooking Whitehaven Beach. Back on board Solway Lass enjoy lunch before heading around to Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy an hour at the beach before setting sail and heading north along the eastern side of Hook Island. Overnight anchor in one of the many bays on Hook Island.
After breakfast enjoy snorkelling and/or an optional Scuba Dive on the Fringing Coral Reefs which extend right from the edge of the islands. These reefs are teeming with marine life and the experience is memorable for the snorkelling novice through to seasoned snorkellers.
Enjoy lunch, before sailing off to another anchorage for a second snorkel, swim or simply relax at the beach. This evening will be spent anchored in Blue Pearl Bay of Hayman Island or in the Langford Reef Area. Both locations offer spectacular sunset photo opportunities as the Solway Lass is silhouetted against the sunset over the water.
After breakfast enjoy snorkelling, swimming or relaxing on the beach, before lunch is served on-board. At around 1:00pm set sail and sail across the Whitsunday Passage arriving back to the marina at around 4:00pm with the courtesy shuttle transfer arriving back to Airlie Beach around 4:30pm.
Services end, although many of the guests will meet up tonight for a meal at a local restaurant.