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Derwent Hunter Day Tours

Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7124
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Tallship Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from the Whitsundays
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Tall Ship Reef Adventure. Day Sailing on board the Australian legend Derwent Hunter. Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef. Help sail, snorkell fringing reefs, explore coral atolls of Langford Reef and Bali Hai. Multi award winning for adventure and eco tourism. Departs Airlie Beach.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tall ship” (32 reviews)
“sailing ship” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 7 4946 7124

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

We had a wonderful day trip on this boat. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly and gave interesting talks about the boat, the environment and the fish and coral we saw. The two spots they stopped at for us to snorkel had wonderful coral...More

Thank gwenjohns
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Everything about this day was excellent. Even given the slightly inclement weather, the staff were friendly, helpful and capable. As was evident by the end of the day, they all worked very hard. From the moment of getting on the boat they all provided good...More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 18 March 2015

from first joining this ship we were treated like VIPs all day. Fantastic staff, lovely food and they took us to see some amazing reef locations. A very relaxing and most enjoyable day for all ages. Thank you to you all. Great value for money

Thank Iamawayagain
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

What an amazing day a dream come true. We are from the UK with friends and there little girl. Crew amazing food amazing. They looked after us so well. I have tried to snorkel all over the world but have always chickened out. The crew...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 16 February 2015

The boat was something...and despite the more commercial air about the whole experience, the boat was landing some really good points PRO this experience. The crew were friendly all the way...maybe overly friendly at times....like someone was forcing them to smile haha...but I think its...More

1  Thank Alexandru M
Jo L, Manager at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2015

Hello there, Thankyou kindly for your positive feedback. Glad you have enjoyed a great day sail and snorkel with us. In regards to our drinks purchasing system, we do ask our guests at the end of the day to bring any remaining drinks vouchers to...More

Reviewed 11 February 2015

We had a great day on the Derwent Hunter! The crew were so friendly and good fun. Good food and refreshments and all the snorkelling equipment provided was good quality, including floats for less strong swimmers. The snorkel spots were beautiful and we all saw...More

Thank Katyyy21
Jo L, Manager at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2015

Hi, Thankyou for your great feedback and we are really pleased that you have enjoyed a great day sail and snorkel with us and got to meet our gorgeous local turtles. The bus service is one that we hire to do our daily pick ups...More

Reviewed 6 February 2015

Just come back from a day on the Derwent and I have to say I feel very ripped off. My partner and I paid over 300AUD for this trip and it just wasn't worth it. The staff were enthusiastic, but the safety briefings went on...More

Thank louise_ts
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We spent the day on this adventure. The sailing was great. The weather was perfect. The snorkeling was unbeleavable. And the crew was attentive helpful and having a good time. This made our trip all the more spectacular. This was a day of dreams sailing...More

Thank Nusiax
Jo L, Manager at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2015

Hello, Thankyou for such great feedback. Glad to see you have thoroughly enjoyed your day sail and snorkel with us, and we couldn't agree more- that chocolate cake is divinely delicious.

Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Thanks for a wonderful day! My husband and I took our kids 13, 10 and 8. Great Crew unique boat with a great history. Great Time! Great family day!

Thank tracywillroam
Jo L, Manager at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2015

Hi there and thankyou for the positive feedback. Great to see you have had an enjoyable day with us on Derwent Hunter.

Reviewed 15 January 2015

We had the best day sailing on the Derwent Hunter. The snorkelling was fantastic and we got to see quite a few turtles and fantastic fish. The ship was pretty special to be on. While not all flash and showy, it was well maintained and...More

Thank Bella4700
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Maggie G
18 February 2017|
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Response from Jo L | Property representative |
Hi Maggie, We take a maximum of 39 guests (25-30 on average), there is no formal "chair'seating but plenty of cabin top space to sit.
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sillyassfog
3 April 2016|
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Response from Jo L | Property representative |
Hi Paul, thanks for , the message, great to hear that you enjoyed your trip so much. We now offer day trips sailing in the Whitsundays, if you want a couple of days we do combo with ocean Rafting called "Thrill n Chill" for... More
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