Airlie Beach: Kiana Sail and Dive Adventure
- 3 Days
- 3 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 500
Sail onto the open waters of the Whitsundays to snorkel through coral reefs and experience the incredible climate of this coastal island chain. This Australia vacation takes you to dive sites across the Whitsundays and stops off at world-famous islands and beaches along the way.
This 3-day Australia vacation takes you through the Whitsundays aboard a purpose-built sailboat.
Your Australia vacation begins in Airlie Beach in the heart of the Whitsundays. The Whitsundays are both an access point to the Great Barrier Reef and an incredible destination in their own right. The island chain has its own microclimate, meaning that the waters hold at 26 degrees Celsius all year round. This makes the Whitsundays an incredibly-attractive place to visit. Luckily, you’ll be able to savour the climate for yourself with a trip aboard Kiana. This sailboat holds a maximum of 14 passengers and has comfortable air-conditioned cabins that offer relaxation at the end of days spent swimming and snorkelling.
Travelling the Whitsundays aboard Kiana, you’ll stop off at multiple diving sites and beaches to explore the marine world beneath the waves. Among these stops, you’ll visit Bait Reef, an outer reef destination that’s protected by law from all forms of fishing, and as such, is a safe haven for all manner of marine life. Snorkel or dive to gaze at the coral reef and spot sea turtles feasting along the ocean floor. You’ll also visit Whitehaven Beach, one of the most gorgeous beaches in the world with its impossibly-pure and fine white sand. Stroll the beach to experience its majesty before taking a bushwalk through Whitsunday National Park and climbing Hill Inlet Lookout for stunning views of the reef. At the end of each day, enjoy the sunset from onboard Kiana with a drink in hand and a delicious dinner to enjoy.
This Australia vacation offers you a world of underwater adventure in one of the most gorgeous environments in the world.
- 3 Days
- 3 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 500
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Depart Airlie Beach
After boarding the Kiana for your 8am departure, sail effortlessly across turquoise waters to the Whitsunday Islands. You'll visit your first Island Snorkel and Dive site, the location may vary but locations include Old Harbour, Whitehaven Beach, South Molle Island, Stonehaven, Mantaray Bay, Butterfly Bay, Nara Inlet and Blue Pearl Bay. There may be opportunities for a guided island walk, plus the opportunity to enjoy a scuba dive. Later, watch the sunset over the islands as you lounge around on the comfortable deck sipping a chilled drink and freshly prepared dinner - where else in the world could you possibly want to be?
|Meal Plan||Lunch and Dinner|
Kiana is fitted out for maximum comfort for 14 passengers. Relax in Kiana's large roomy saloon and comfortable cabins. Kiana's saloon and all cabins are fully air-conditioned to ensure your comfort during those steamy tropical evenings. Above deck there's lots of room for gearing up …
Kiana is fitted out for maximum comfort for 14 passengers. Relax in Kiana's large roomy saloon and comfortable cabins. Kiana's saloon and all cabins are fully air-conditioned to ensure your comfort during those steamy tropical evenings. Above deck there's lots of room for gearing up to go diving, snorkelling or relaxing in the sun. Our skipper, hostess and dive instructor will ensure you enjoy the best of both worlds, sailing and diving by day and great food and a relaxed atmosphere in the evenings.
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Spend the day at Bait Reef or similar location. Bait Reef is the choice outer reef destination in the Whitsundays and is totally protected from all forms of fishing under the Great Barrier Reef plan of management and consequently is rich with marine life of all types. The natural lagoon provides a safe haven for overnight mooring. With an abundance of diverse dive sites Bait Reef is an Eden for both Scuba diving and snorkelling. There will be plenty of time for swimming, snorkeling and diving. You should see beautiful corals, fish, turtles and more - all up close and personal. Enjoy another spectacular sunset and dinner tonight.
|Meal Plan||Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner|
Whitsundays to Airlie Beach
You'll enjoy another spectacular Whitsunday location, options may include Whitehaven Beach - known as one of the most beautiful beaches on the planet, a guided bushwalk through Whitsunday National Park and a visit to Hill Inlet lookout or a trip to Hook Island - one of the best snorkelling sites in the Whitsundays Islands. There will be plenty of time on your last day or diving, swimming and snorkeling. Enjoy a delicious lunch before returning at Airlie Beach at 4.00pm this afternoon where your sail and dive adventure comes to an end.
|Meal Plan||Breakfast and Lunch|
Monday and Friday
- National Park Entry Fees
- Professional skipper and host
- 2 nights' liveaboard accommodation
- All meals
- Fresh linen and use of wetsuits or snorkel suits
- Snorkelling equipment
- Dive gear and first scuba dive
- Travel insurance
- International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
- Visa fees if applicable
- Additional Scuba Dives after your first dive
- Meals and beverages not mentioned
- Items of a personal nature
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.
11 Jan 2021