Sail a yachties paradise
Experience the wonders of this full day excursion exploring magnificent Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet on board 'Camira' - one of the world's fastest commercial sailing catamarans.
'Camira' is a world first with her sleek lines, spacious deck areas and breathtaking performance. Camira is one of the world's fastest commercial sailing catamarans, capable of sailing at speeds up to 30 knots.
See the Hill Inlet lookout, one of the most photographed locations in Australia. Enjoy a guided walk following the path and history of the Whitsunday traditional owners, the Ngaro people, will lead you to the lookout and that picture postcard view. There are informative displays along the way that will provide an insight into the history, flora and stories of this picturesque area.
Swimming, Hill Inlet, beautiful beaches and bay, a delicious BBQ lunch and the thrill of high performance sailing – put it all together and you have an exceptional day out on the water.
This is a sailing trip so we rely on Mother Nature and naturally things will vary according to conditions but our fun, well informed crew with years of local experience will give you the best sailing experience possible and ensure you have a day to remember.
Sightings of gorgeous loggerhead turtles and stingrays are pretty much a daily event.
This fully inclusive day cruise is an absolutely amazing way to see the Whitsunday Islands National Park and beautiful Whitehaven Beach. It is one of the most varied and exciting days on offer.
Food & Drink
Morning and afternoon tea, a delicious barbecue lunch, and all refreshments are included throughout the day. A wonderful banquet of tropical cuisine and seasonal salads await you onboard 'Camira'. With leading and award-winning Airlie Beach restaurants supplying Camira's catering, you know you'll be in for a delicious day. Camira is licensed to serve beer and wine from 11am.
- A beautifully cooked-to-order BBQ lunch with steaks, sausages, chicken and fresh local reef fish.
- A large array of tropical salads, carefully selected based on seasonality and best available produce.
- Tortillas and assorted fresh baked rolls.
Morning and Afternoon Tea
- Rich chocolate mud cake
- Tropical fruit platters
- Selection of cheese, dips and crackers
- Hot or cold refreshments including tea or coffee
All refreshments are included and Camira is licensed to serve beer and wine from 11am.
Please note: Camira visits the main 7km stretch of Whitehaven Beach and does not include the Hill Inlet walk, or spend any time at the northern end of the beach.
Daily Departure & Return Times
|Port of Airlie||8:00 AM||5:45 PM|
COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. Return times are when the vessel arrives back at island resort or mainland. NOTE: Changes may occur due to flight schedule changes and other factors. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels.
The following prices are per person
You need a bona fide backpacker card to be eligible for a discount on our awesome experiences and packages.
|CAMIRA SAILING ADVENTURE||For travel to 31 March 2016||For travel from 1 April 2017|
|Adult with Backpackers Card||$159||$159|
Prices valid for travel from 1 December 2015 to 31 March 2017
All prices are in Australian dollars. Please note a credit card administration fee of 1.5% (Mastercard & Visa) and 2.8% (Amex) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.
Great Barrier Reef Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
Included in your cruise fare is a per head fee which goes to the Government. The money collected is used by the Authority for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Australia's #1 Beach
Did you know Whitehaven has been rated Australia's # 1 Beach by Trip Advisor? We have to agree!
Highlights & Inclusions
- Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
- Sail aboard 'Camira' one of the world's fastest commercial sailing catamarans
- Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and all refreshments are included!
- Beach activities
- Spacious vessel with indoor/outdoor seating areas
What to bring
- Swimwear and towel
- Protective clothing, hat and sunscreen lotion
- Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool day
- Your camera and a sense of fun!
We want to ensure the reef will be preserved for the future, so our activities and operations are designed to follow world-best environmental practices. We hold an Advanced Eco Certificate for Great Barrier Reef Adventures and Camira Sailing Adventures.
Environmental Management Charge
Included in your cruise fare is a per head fee which goes to the Government. The money collected is used by the Authority for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The charge applies to both Great Barrier Reef Adventures and Camira Sailing Adventure.