Departs: Abell Point Marina every Friday at 1 pm

Returns: Abell Point Marina every Saturday at 12 pm

Are you short on time but still want to experience Ride to Paradise? Then this product is for you! It’s the perfect mini-trip with all the amazing highlights of Ride to Paradise but compacted into a 1 day and 1 night adventure.

Ride to Paradise is the ultimate way to travel around the Whitsunday Islands. Built for stability and speed, the Wildcat boasts 300 horsepower engines and offering an exhilarating ride around the Whitsunday Islands. Ride to Paradise is perfect for travellers who are concerned about seasickness and don’t want to sleep overnight on a boat. The fast vessel allows passengers to arrive at the destinations quickly and have more time for fun activities such as sunbathing, swimming and exploring.

Paradise Cove Resort is a hidden gem situated off the Whitsunday Coast. Its beauty and tranquillity has to be seen to be believed. The package offers exhilarating action by day, then serenity and stars by night. It’s the only ‘Thrill and Chill’ package the Whitsundays has to offer and it will not disappoint.

Day 1
You will be greeted at Abell Point Marina at 12.30 pm by our friendly crew. Jump on board the vessel Wildcat and cruise at high-speed to the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Here you can enjoy some snorkelling with the resident turtles and coral fish, or relax on a pool noodle whilst observing the beautiful soft coral. The next stop is the idyllic Paradise Cove Resort. The boat will glide onto the sand and you can climb down and make your way across the sandy beach to the breathtaking resort that is waiting for your exclusive use.

After a detailed tour of the exclusive resort, you will be shown to your room. You have a few spare hours before dinner that can be filled however you like. Play pool, tennis, paddle board, kayak, walk on the beach, football, chill by the pool/spa or simply relax in a hammock and take in the tranquillity of Paradise Cove. The hot spa and pool is a great place to relax while the crew prepare the delicious chicken curry for dinner. When dinner has been cleared, the crew will light the fire down on the beach and you can try your hand at roasting some marshmallows. After counting shooting stars you can head back to your room and fall asleep to the sounds of nature in the most comfortable bed you have slept in for a long time.

Day 2
Wake up and head down to the main house for a continental breakfast and fruit salad before packing your bags and heading off on a Whitsunday Adventure!

Wildcat will depart at approx. 8 am to Whitehaven Beach and the amazing Hill Inlet Lookout. Once you’ve taken those once in a lifetime pictures at the Hill Inlet, you can stroll down to the silica sand and do some exploring. Make sure to look in the shallows for baby sharks and stingrays! After a couple of hours soaking up the sun on the beach, you should be ready to head home to Airlie Beach.

The ride home takes about 45 minutes, allowing you time to stare out across the islands and reflect on the last on the recent amazing adventures.

*While we try our best to fulfil our planned itinerary, please understand that tide and weather conditions sometimes result in us visiting alternate locations to ensure a more enjoyable trip for our passengers.

A $50 deposit will be taken upon check in for the loan of a 30 L dry bag for your belongings, which will be refunded to the passenger when the bag is returned at the end of the trip.

What’s included?

  • 1 nights accommodation at Paradise Cove Resort
  • Travel to the best spots in the Whitsunday Islands
  • Fresh clean linen
  • Free use of snorkelling equipment
  • All meals plus morning and afternoon snacks
  • Tea and coffee

What to bring:

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, towel and a hat
  • Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
  • Underwater camera
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine)
  • A sense of fun and adventure!
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  • inc-snorkelling
  • inc-sightseeting
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  • inc-tennis
  • inc-kayaking
  • inc-byo-alcohol

Room Configurations

Private King with En-suite

$399 AUD per person

The resort’s largest private villa situated to the side of the property for maximum privacy. Boasts open spaces with large windows for maximum sea views. Free-standing bath tub and exquisite bathroom.

Private King with Outdoor Bathhouse

$399 AUD per person

Private villa situated to the side of the resort for maximum privacy. The Rainforest Retreat boasts a private beach and outdoor bathhouse which was recently named as one of the world’s top 10 most drop-dead gorgeous bathrooms!

Private King

$349 AUD per person

Private king with en-suite toilet.

Private King/Twin

$349 AUD per person

Private room with shared bathroom amenities.

Private King/Twin

$349 AUD per person

Private room with shared bathroom amenities.

Shared Accommodation

$299 AUD per person 

Custom-built king single beds sleeping up to four people, with shared bathroom amenities.

Private King/Twin

$299 AUD per person

Shared custom-built king single beds sleeping up to six people, with shared bathroom amenities.

More Information

Ride to Paradise is the ultimate Whitsunday Islands adventure package. This ‘Thill and Chill’ combo includes one nights accommodation at the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort, plus an afternoon and morning spent exploring the Whitsundays on the fast and fun Wildcat.

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