Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise

Sailing

Harbour sailing cruise

Enjoy the unique Auckland landscape from the water on our relaxed harbour sailing experience. Take in Auckland’s city highlights; sail under the Harbour Bridge, see volcanic peaks and the iconic city skyline from the best view in town.

Sit back and relax or get involved and help our friendly, knowledgeable crew sail our purpose built 50 foot yachts. Enjoy the afternoon on the water with your choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a delicious sweet treat.

Included:

  • 1.5 hour sailing experience on Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour
  • Listen to an informative commentary from our knowledgeable crew about the harbour and its history
  • View the iconic Auckland city skyline from the water and sail under the Harbour Bridge
  • Take the opportunity to help our friendly, knowledgeable crew sail our purpose built 50 foot yachts
  • Enjoy your choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate served with a cookie


America's Cup Sailing Experience

Sailing

A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional sailors, we offer everyone the opportunity to sail these grand-prix racing machines, no experience necessary.

With guidance from our professional crew you will become part of the team sailing this authentic race vessel. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or sit back relax and enjoy the action as we sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.

Participate in sailing as part of our crew; take the helm or exert energy on the grinders Sit back, relax and enjoy the view of the city from the water Enjoy an informative commentary from our knowledgeable crew about the harbour, the America’s Cup and its history Cover up in a high quality wet weather jacket provided if raining


Lady Enid Sail to Whitehaven Beach

Sailing

The beautiful Lady Enid romancing the Whitsunday Islands.

This 1961 John Alden yacht is the epitome of barefoot luxury. Sailing daily to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling the Island reefs. This is an adults-only experience.

A day on Lady Enid is all about you, sailing a beautiful Australian rare classic yacht, delectable food and a relaxed time frame.

Your booking includes pick up and transfer back to your Airlie Beach accommodation. Lady Enid departs from Coral Sea (Abell Point) Marina / South End / M arm where your adventure with elegance is to begin.


Providence V

Sailing

Catch the breeze on Providence V sails daily to Whitehaven, one of the only tallships to visit the world famous beach. Snorkel on beautiful fringing coral. Hoist a sail or two or chill on deck.

Spend an hour and a half visiting the Hill Inlet lookout for spectacular views of Whitehaven and the then languish on the silicate sands of Whitehaven beach. Morning tea; picnic lunch onboard and afternoon fruit. Snorkelling gear provided and stinger suits in season. Fully licensed bar onboard.


ProSail

Sailing

Prosail’s 3 Days 2 Night Whitsundays Tour with Broomstick, Condor or Hammer will welcome you on a breathtaking adventure throughout the tropical Islands.

This sailing tour visits the best destinations the region has to offer. Join up to 19 other like-minded guests as you engage in activities such as snorkelling, bushwalking and, of course, sailing!

You will also explore the world-famous Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach for marvelous views and spectacular photo opportunities.

When you are not socialising, soaking in the sunrays or speed sailing, guests are able to sit back in the shade (or sun) and just appreciate the natural locations.


Spank Me

Sailing

Spank Me Whitsundays Sailing and Camping adventures caters to guests of all ages. She sleeps 27 guests and 3 crew in open-plan bunk rooms with mixtures of share-singles and share-doubles. Cruise around the Whitsunday Islands and glimpse a stunning array of marine life during captivating snorkel excursions each day. Explore the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling the fringing Great Barrier Reef.

Sleep onboard our spacious maxi yacht on the first night and have the option of camping on one of the beautiful Islands surrounding the Whitsundays on the second night.

Help assist the crew by hoisting the mainsail and dropping anchor at each exciting destination. Otherwise 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, healthy ham and beef salad wraps, continental breakfasts, fresh breads, green salad, pasta salads plus loads more, you won’t go hungry!

Or, position yourself at the ship’s prow where you can watch the sky change from buttery yellow to blazing magenta as the sun dips below the horizon.


Avatar

Sailing

Avatar is the only commercial sailing Trimaran in the Islands. What does this mean for you? Minimal lean while sailing, maximum deck space with nets for sun baking.

You can soak up the stunning world heritage listed Whitsunday Islands and fringing Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, while taking in the sun’s rejuvenating rays, never feeling overcrowded. Just the way it’s meant to be.

Avatar caters to guests of all ages. She sleeps 26 guests and 3 crew in a mixture of open plan bunks and private doubles.

All meals are freshly prepared on board and include: spaghetti Bolognese, beef tacos, fresh meats, salads, breads, fruits, dips and crackers plus loads more! You won’t go hungry!

Avatar Whitsundays is truly a sailing specialist. 2-day 2-night tours of the Whitsunday Islands can include – Whitehaven Beach, Hook Island, Hayman Island, Border Island and Whitsunday Island, with snorkelling stops at Luncheon Bay, Caves Cove, Blue Pearl Bay plus plenty of other awesome locations.

Snorkelling equipment, stinger suits/wetsuits are all included.

Avatar is one of the fastest, most high-tech racing yachts ever to be offered for charter in Australia, so if your taste is for the extreme side, this is the boat to be on.


Lady Enid Sail to Langford Island

Sailing

The beautiful Lady Enid romancing the Whitsunday Islands.

Sailing daily to Langford Island sand bar and snorkelling the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef. This is an adult-only experience.

A day on Lady Enid is all about you, sailing a beautiful Australian rare classic yacht, delectable food and a relaxed time frame.

Your booking includes pick up and transfer back to your Airlie Beach accommodation. Lady Enid departs from Coral Sea (Abell Point) Marina / South End / M arm where your adventure with elegance is to begin.

  • A Lady Enid crew person will greet you at your accommodation and transfer you to Coral Sea Marina.
  • Once the sails are set, morning tea will be served amongst the Whitsunday Islands. Fresh coffee, a beautiful selection of teas, hot chocolate and a fresh selection traditional morning tea favourites to delight a variety of tastebuds.
  • Your snorkeling destination will be either Blue Pearl Bay or Stonehaven, pending the winds and tides of the day to ensure your snorkeling experience can be the best it can be. Both destinations offer an interesting maze of coral reefs to explore and stunning fish to view. A scrumptus fruit platter is served after your snorkeling adventure.
  • Langford Island is iconic due to the long sand spit that sees guests ‘walk through water’ at high tide. Take the island’s bush hike, walking up stone steps framed by native Whitsunday Bottle Trees. Once at the top, marvel at views along the island’s spit to nearby Hook Island and back to Hayman Island.
    The Northern shores of Langford Island reveal shore walls and coral eco-systems idyllic for leisurely snorkeling. While brimming with different species of fish and underwater gardens, the real attraction to this snorkeling spot is the amount of green turtles frequenting the area.
  • Lunch is served on return to Lady Enid, a locally produced gourmet menu.
  • As we sail back home in style a complimentary glass of sparkling and antipasto platter will be served.
  • Transfer back to your accommodation.

Lady Enid is an Adult only (18+) experience.


Summertime

Sailing

Sail around the Whitsunday Islands aboard a refurbished 70-year-old ketch for a full 2 days/1-night adventure. Sleep in our comfortable air-conditioned vessel and wake to a beautiful island sunrise.

We will take you to the best snorkelling locations and with sufficient kayaks for all on board, our friendly guide will take you on an eco-friendly exploration of hidden inlets and fringing reefs.

  • Freshwater Jacuzzi .
  • Guided turtle/stingray kayak tour.
  • Meals freshly prepared on board.
  • Private cabin available.
  • Fully air-conditioned.
  • Spacious deck and shade awnings.
  • Full 2 days and 1 night.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable crew.
  • Best snorkelling spots.
  • Relaxed tour.