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Whitsunday Luxury Sailing Holiday

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Discover the Great Barrier Reef aboard Australia's most awarded charter yacht "Sydney Sundancer". Friendly owners, Lynne & John Boyce conduct 1/2 day cruises to sail the Whitsundays and full days cruises visiting great snorkelling locations where...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Front Street | The Boat Yard, 4803, Australia
+61 428 311 941
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed overnight on the SV Whitehaven for a work trip, the staff Went above and beyond with helping out, making us comfortable and food preparation and serving, the beds were comfy, the time at Whitehaven was great fun and seeing some Humpbscks on the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Been with John and Lynne on a boat trip of 3 days/3 nights. As from the first moment, it was clear that the most important thing for them, was our well being. We snorkeled between the fishes, went on a guided reef walk with Lynne...More

Thank Kathleen027_07
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We travel extensively and the week we spent sailing the Whitsundays and snorkeling the Barrier Reefs was one of our top vacation experiences ever and a great way to experience the area. It was relaxing being on the boat and travelling to different places without...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

My wife and I wanted to plan a special get-away for our 10-year anniversary, celebrating (among other things) the fact that our two young children are now old enough to deposit with their grandparents for two weeks (ages 4 and 1, respectively), as well as...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I had been thinking about scuba diving on the Great Barrior Reef for about thirty years and decided to just go and do it. So when I found John and Lynne's website, I knew it was the trip for up. We were a family of...More

1  Thank devarich
Reviewed 23 January 2017

At the end of August, we spent a marvellous week on the ketch, the Sydney Sundancer sailing round the many beautiful islands of the Whitsundays with our hosts John and Lynne Boyce. For me the highlight was the extraordinarily beautiful corals we saw at various...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

John and Lynn's knowledge of the Whitsunday Islands is second to none. They plan the trip depending on the wind and weather to maximise the experience. The snorkeling was superb. And then there is the anticipation of the excellent meals served up every day. We...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Sydney Sundancer sailing vessel is a 54 foot beauty, John and Lynne, the most welcoming of hosts created the atmosphere for an immediate bond not only with John and Lynne but also with the three other guests on board, everyone cheery and enthused! Sydney...More

1  Thank couchm
Reviewed 6 November 2016

At the beginning of October we spend a week on The Sydney Sundancer. It was all that I expected plus more. John and Lynne where the best. With their knowledge of the Whitsunday area and the reef, fish and other sea life just added to...More

Thank Maureen050751
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent a month exploring Australia as a family(two adults, two children aged 9 & 12) this past August/early September. We caped off the trip with a week sailing in the Whitsundays and out to the barrier reef for a night. Lynne and John were...More

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Tracey C
24 September 2017|
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Response from SundancerSkipper | Property representative |
Hi Tracey, We conduct private charter of our yacht "Sydney Sundancer" which departs regularly from Hamilton Island. Our cruises are tailored to the exact requirements of our guests so you can be aboard for as long as you... More
Susanne B
16 August 2015|
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Response from SundancerSkipper | Property representative |
Hi We conduct a variety of cruises departing from Hamilton Island, because Hamilton Island is the closest and most convenient point of departure to experience The Great Barrier Reef. Our cruises include ½ day discovery... More
Howard D
17 May 2015|
Response from SundancerSkipper | Property representative |
Our live aboard cruises are usually of 7 days duration because there is so much to see and do. However, our minimum duration for private charter is 3 days & 3 nights which costs A$8,600, but we may be able to tailor a... More