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Itinerary
Make your way to Abell Point Marina to board the 62-foot gaff rigged schooner. Set sail and enjoy morning tea on board. Help your crew out with the sails or chill on deck as the sails fill in the breeze.

Sail the Whitsundays and pass through Hook Passage and head down to Whitsunday Island the largest of the islands in the Whitsundays.

Continue to the Whitsundays' most iconic beach - Whitehaven. Disembark at Tongue Bay for a 10-minute walk to the Hill Inlet lookout where you will be rewarded with stunning views. Capture some pictures of, Whitehaven Beach, the world's most photographed beach before heading down to feel the soft, white sand between your toes. Spend an hour and a half on the beach before heading back for lunch on board as you make for a beautiful snorkeling spot. Enjoy half-an-hour of snorkeling in the waters that are teaming with fish and the coral is stunning.

Then it's homeward bound while snacking on a fruit and cheese platter and the sails carry you back to Abell Point Marina.
Locations visited
Whitehaven Beach
Providence Sailing Whitsundays
Overview
Set sail for the Whitsundays on-board an authentic 62-ft gaff rigged schooner and spend the day swimming and snorkeling around the islands. Admire the famous powder-white sands of Whitehaven beach, jump off to take in the views from Hill Inlet and dine on a delicious lunch on-board. Finish your adventure snorkeling amid vibrant corals and schools of brightly colored fish and keep a look out for unique varieties like parrot fish and humphead wrasse.
Highlights
  • Full-day sailing tour of the Whitsundays
  • Admire views of Tongue Bay, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven beach
  • Spot parrot fish, humphead wrasse and colorful coral as you swim and snorkel
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch served on-board
  • Travel on a 62-ft gaff rigged schooner and have a go steering the ship!
  • Great choice for families
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous day sailing in the Whitsundays

Spent the day on "My Lady" which is a new addition to Providence. Only takes 12 people so was small and friendly. Had a fabulous day. Whitehaven Beach is amazing and the crew were fun and sociable. Would recommend this trip to everyone.

Thank Marian W
Reviewed 1 week ago
fantastic time!

We had a good time on the boat, Andrew & Grant shared their knowledge about the sea and islands. We were lucky to see some humpback whales on our journey but missed on the green tortoises. Whitehaven beach was amazing & the snorkelling experience was...More

Thank pmcalindon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful Day out

My friend and I booked onto this tour last minute and had the most wonderful day. Our skippers, Andrew and Kieran were both lovely guys and made sure we all had a really great day. The journey was beautiful, relaxing and smooth. We even managed...More

1  Thank Shereen H
Grant L, Owner at Providence Sailing Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So fantastic you saw whales. We get so excited when this happens and think we are so lucky to be in this part of the world where nature provides. Will let Kieran and Andy know and thanks again for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent day trip

We had a wonderful day cruising the Whitsunday islands, the Providence is a beautiful boat in an unbeatable location. Highly recommend this trip.

1  Thank Julie M
Grant L, Owner at Providence Sailing Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Julie. We enjoyed having you on board.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Incredible Day Trip

We had such a great day with Providence for an unbelievable experience to Whitehaven beach. The boat is beautiful, we left the harbour and the conditions were great, had great fun helping out putting the sails up to, the crew were really great, Kieran was...More

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mummywarren
21 June 2018|
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Response from Jenn-aus | Reviewed this property |
Sorry re-read. And there are just as many boat trips out from Hamilton island.
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richuk75
4 June 2018|
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Response from Bear_Wilson | Reviewed this property |
I hate to say it, but no. Very big day for all children. 8 hours on a boat. I would think with one year old you’d want a change table and somewhere for a nap for it. No room for a stroller. I would think your partner may be... More
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