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Full-Day Adventure Sailing Experience: Circumnavigate Magnetic Island

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    What to Expect
    We meet our guests on the beach in Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island at 8:40am and return at 4:30pm. Morning tea of homemade scones, jam, cream, tea and coffee is served on arrival, to welcome our guests. We do not have a planned itinerary as we plan our trip taking in consideration the weather and tides for snorkeling. We do snorkel the fringing Great Barrier Reef around Magnetic Island and we also visit a beautiful beach/bay to explore, paddle board, kayak or relax. We provide a wholesome and plentiful BBQ Lunch of fresh mackerel fish parcels, chicken and beef skewers, potato salad, coleslaw, garden salad and crusty bread.We also supply good quality snorkel gear & UV and wet suits.We see brahimy kites, sea eagles, rock wallabies, dolphins, turtles, dugongs, hump back whales( in their migration season) and other marine and local wildlife, but each day is different and it is a surprise to what we see on your day??Afternoon tea is fresh fruit platter, Anzac biscuits, tea and coffee. We also offer boom netting.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1A Pacific Dr, Horseshoe Bay QLD 4819, Australia
    Departure Time
    9am. Please be ready for boarding at 8:40am
    7h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • National Park fees
    • Afternoon tea
    • Icy cold water
    • Cordial(syrup) at lunch time
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • All activities
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Private transportation
    • Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.
    • We do have plenty of icy cold water.
    • Cordial(syrup) with lunch
    • BYO is welcome
    • We do not offer pick up/drop off from your hotel.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Basic fitness level is required but we would appreciate knowing if you do have any serious health issues so we can make your time with us safe, more enjoyable and comfortable.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A massive thanks to the friendly Big Mama Sailing crew. We all had such fun exploring the bays, paddleboarding and snorkelling. The lunch was delicious and we were made to feel so welcome aboard your home. We will be reccommending this trip to everyone.
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    Lisa, Stu, Fletcher And Coco welcomed us aboard the beautiful big mama with open arms. As soon as we stepped onboard we felt like a guests, not paying customers. The whole adventure was an amazing experience and a lot of fun, how could it not be in such an incredible part of the
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    Response from Lisa210974, Owner at Full-Day Adventure Sailing Experience: Circumnavigate Magnetic Island
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you for your kind review and we are so happy you all felt welcome and comfortable on board Big Mama. We are glad we created a memorable day and that your experience with us was amazing. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Cheers Lisa, Stu & Fletcher (OWNER/OPERATORS)
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    My girlfriends and I participated in the full day sailing tour today with Lisa, Stu, Fletcher and Coco. Their customer service was amazing with Lisa coming to have chats with us multiple times throughout the tour. I can’t swim and did not think that I could get off the sailboat.
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    Response from Lisa210974, Owner at Full-Day Adventure Sailing Experience: Circumnavigate Magnetic Island
    Responded 3 Oct 2019
    What a beautiful & positive review.We appreciate your feedback & so happy we could offer you a snorkelling experience, even though you do not swim.We love ensuring each one of our guests is cared for & appreciate you letting us know you all had a great time.Cheers Lisa, Stu & Fletcher(OWNER/OPERATORS)
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    A wonderful day out today with Big Mama Sailing. We felt like it was family or friends taking us out - Lisa was so welcoming and your whole team looked after us - from the fantastic snorkelling to the delicious food. Highly recommended! Andrew and Cherry, Melbourne
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    Response from Lisa210974, Owner at Full-Day Adventure Sailing Experience: Circumnavigate Magnetic Island
    Responded 27 Sep 2019
    We love what we do, welcoming guests into our home, sharing our lifestyle and backyard with others.We are so happy you felt welcomed and relaxed.Thankyou for your positive feedback.Cheers Lisa, Stu & Fletcher(OWNER/OPERATORS)
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    Best tour I’ve done. Loved that it was how I expect a day trip to be done.very friendly.great food .plenty to see and do ( or just relax and do nothing). Safe.not crowded.any questions you have are answered . Thankyou so much We will be back for sure 10/10 from us both Amber
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    Response from Lisa210974, Owner at Full-Day Adventure Sailing Experience: Circumnavigate Magnetic Island
    Responded 6 Sep 2019
    We look forward to seeing you again Bill and Amber. Your kind review means a lot to us and we are so happy your time with us was so memorable. There is so many options on board Big Mama with no pressure and time schedule that all our guests enjoy some time escaping their busy lives in a relaxed atmosphere. We appreciate your kind review. Cheers Lisa, Stu & Fletcher(OWNER/OPERATORS)
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