Tongarra Whitsundays offers an onboard living and sailing experience that is hard to match, enabling us to show you the best of the Whitsundays. Tongarra is ideal for singles or groups and is geared towards the fun-loving and adventurous young backpacker (with a sense of humour).

Our experienced crew is hand-picked for their fun and friendly attitude, and happily, prepare top-quality meals on the BBQ. Tongarra has a reputation with our guests for being the ultimate fun backpacker experience. So grab your swimwear, iPod, and camera, and enjoy a few drinks while we show you around the Whitsunday Islands.

Tongarra Whitsundays Sailing highlights:

  • GREAT value for money
  • Inflatable shark pulled behind our tender – try not to fall off!
  • Visit Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Plenty of deck space
  • Warm shower
  • Freshly prepared meals
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Stable catamaran (ideal for passengers concerned about seasickness)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Experienced and fun crew
  • Snorkel the best locations in the Whitsundays
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach
  • Loved within the backpacking community

Departs: Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30 pm

Returns: Every Wednesday, Friday and Monday at 12 pm

Day 1
Your Tongarra Whitsundays Tour departs from Abell Point Marina at 2.30 pm. 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).

Day 2
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!

Day 3
Enjoy one last snorkel/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.

What’s included:

  • 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 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
Max Pax

24

Min Age

18

Duration

2

2

from only

$489pp

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Package Features
  • inc-all-accommodation
  • inc-meals
  • inc-snorkelling
  • inc-sightseeting
  • inc-photo-opps
  • inc-byo-alcohol

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Tongarra Whitsundays offers an onboard living and sailing experience that is hard to match, enabling us to show you the best of the Whitsundays. Tongarra is ideal for singles or groups and is geared towards the fun-loving and adventurous young backpacker (with a sense of humour).

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