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Classic Aussie Sailing on the Waltzing Matilda

2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 298

A 2 day, 1 night cruise to the Great Barrier Reef to snorkel or simply enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of the Reef while anchored in a picturesque bay offering unspoilt beaches.

Come adventure sailing in the Whitsundays onboard Waltzing Matilda. Sail the mystic beauty of the Whitsunday Islands on this overnight crewed charter and immerse yourself in pure relaxation and sun soaked fun. 

Waltzing Matilda offers you a chance to experience some of the many natural wonders of the Whitsundays including Whitehaven Beach and Cid Harbour. You'll have the chance to snorkel on some of the amazing fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef at Blue Pearl Bay and Hook Island.

Onboard you'll find plenty of delicious food and thirst quenching drinks, along with some of the comforts of home. While onboard you can either kick back and relax or help the crew out and really experience the fun in adventure sailing in the Whitsundays.

This 2 day, 1 night cruise to the Whitsundays departs from Airlie Beach.  This cruise visits unspoilt beaches and anchors in a picturesque bay.

The boat has a deck on which to stretch out on and all cabins have shared facilities. In the evening, you will enjoy an under the stars barbecue. Return to Airlie Beach at the end of the second day.





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2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 298


Day 1

Board the Waltzing Matilda

At 8.30 this morning you will set sail on the Waltzing Matilda for your two day sailing adventure, taking in the highlights of the Whitsunday Islands. Snorkel the most amazing fringing reefs, relax, run barefooted on an unspoilt beach and anchor at a picturesque bay. Built in Queensland with a reputation for providing an unforgettable sailing experience that combines comfort with adventure, this Roberts Ketch provides a spacious and relaxed atmosphere to cruise the Whitsundays northern tropical waters. On-board you will find a spacious saloon area with 8ft of head room, plenty of uncluttered deck area with room to stretch out and comfortable cabins. Tonight, sit back and relax under the Southern Cross while the crew grills you a steak on the BBQ.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Day 2


Rise and shine for a new day. More time to snorkel over spectacular fringing coral reefs, admire stunning beaches, tranquil anchorages and the legendary Whitsunday Islands. Cruise the crystal blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef in comfort before your return to Airlie Beach at approximately 4pm.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

Other Information


Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 8.30am, returning the following day at 4.30pm.


  • Accommodation for 1 night in your choice of shared cabin or private double room (all rooms have shared bathroom facilities)
  • National park entry fees
  • Professional skipper and host
  • All meals
  • Fresh linen
  • Use of wetsuits or snorkel suits and snorkeling equipment


  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specifically noted in the itinerary
  • Drinks unless specified
  • All international and domestic airfares and airfare taxes unless specified


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 enquire.

28 Mar 2019
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