Tongarra offers a 2-day 2-night social sailing experience that’s perfect for the young, fun and adventurous backpacker. The all-inclusive package visits the best destinations in the Whitsundays including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and snorkelling at pristine locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. The experienced crew are handpicked for their knowledgeable and friendly attitude and happily prepare top-quality fresh meals on the BBQ. Guests can also enjoy a banana boat ride for an added adrenaline rush and adventure with friends.
Tongarra has an outstanding reputation for being great value for money and exceeding expectations. So, grab your swimwear, iPod and camera and enjoy a few drinks while we show you around the Whitsunday Islands.
- “Red Shark” banana boat for optional water sports
- Option to sleep “under the stars”
- Massive deck space for sunbathing
- Stable catamaran & hands on sailing experience
- Experienced and knowledgeable crew
- Enjoy snorkelling pristine fringing Great Barrier reefs
- Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill inlet Lookout
- Great value for money and will exceed expectations
- 2018 Australian, Queensland and Whitsunday GOLD award winners for Major Tour and Transport Operator
- 2018 Queensland and Whitsunday GOLD award winners for Adventure Tourism
- Young, fun and sociable sailing adventure
Suitable for ages 18 – 35 years only
Tongarra Whitsundays tour departs from Coral Sea Marina Resort at 2.30pm. Enjoy a beautiful sunset sail out to the Whitsunday Islands and get to know your new friends. A freshly home-cooked meal will be provided while you socialise on the front deck with a few drinks before sleeping under the stars (or in a cabin, if you wish).
Wake up next to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach and enjoy a guided walk to Hill Inlet Lookout. Snorkel on the fringing Great Barrier Reef amongst our beautiful marine and coral life. If you are into water sports, try our customised banana boat with your friends!
Enjoy one last snorkel and a banana boat ride and sail your way back into Airlie Beach across the beautiful Whitsunday passage for a midday return.
*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.
Tongarra Whitsundays menu:
- Breakfast: Fresh breads, selection of honey, peanut butter, Vegemite, jams, fresh fruit platter, muesli or cornflakes, and tea or coffee
- Lunch: Cold meats, cheese, tuna salad, garden salad, fresh bread/rolls/wraps
- Dinner: (First night) Herbed BBQ white fish on a bed of mashed potato served with coleslaw
- Dinner: (Second night) Tasty spaghetti bolognaise with garlic bread
- Snacks: Fresh fruit, biscuits, cake selection, chips and dips
- Fresh clean linen
- Free use of snorkelling equipment
- All meals plus morning and afternoon snacks
- Tea and coffee
- We provide the eskies and you provide the ice
- Learn to sail and snorkel
What to bring:
Pack a small soft zipless bag and include:
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, towel and a hat
- Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
- Underwater camera
- iPod with your favourite music
- BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine, please)
- A sense of fun and adventure!
Tongarra Whitsundays overnight tour offers an onboard living and sailing experience that is hard to match, enabling us to show you the best of the Whitsundays. The overnight tour on board Tongarra is ideal for singles or groups and is geared towards the fun-loving and adventurous young backpacker (with a sense of humour).
What makes a Whitsundays sailing adventure such an unforgettable holiday?
Sailing in the Whitsundays is a unique experience. The protection of the islands makes for smooth sailing all year long, making this the perfect day trip or weekend getaway. The incredibly clear, blue water of the Coral Sea and the stunning vistas help quench the most ardent thirst for adventure. Help hoist the sails, take the helm, and experience an aquatic playground designed for yachties.
Enjoy the beautiful weather, observe the extraordinary (and friendly) marine life, enjoy delicious food, and relax as you spend a day or more on the water. Whether you’re in the mood for a one-day trip or a tropical three-day tour of the Whitsundays, Red Cat Adventures has the right adventure for you.