2 Days
Duration
Whitsunday Islands
Location

Looking for an awesome small group Whitsundays sailing adventure?

Well this 2 day, 2 night trip with the crew of Mandrake takes in all the best bits that the Whitsundays has to offer!

Your time on board the Mandrake Whitsundays sailing adventure will be packed full of fun and good times as you explore this network of beautiful island on the 50 foot performance racing yacht – taking in gorgeous views and stopping off at the famous Whitehaven Beach.

Alongside your group (max 14 guests) you’ll snorkel amazing reefs on the southern Great Barrier Reef, watch sunset as you bob around on the ocean and enjoy a cold beer or too.

It’s no wonder the Whitsunday islands are one of the main highlights of East Coast Australia!

Additional information

DepartsTues, Thurs, Sat
Group Size14 Guests
1

Day 1

Sail out to one of the Whitsundays most picturesque islands and jump in the water to experience what all this fuss about Whitsundays Snorkelling is about. While we sail around to our first sleeping location in the protected waters of Whitsunday Island. Settle into the evening on the deck with one of your beer/wine’s and tuck into some freshly cooked dinner, sourced locally of course. Weather and Tide Dependent.
2

Day 2

Wake up bright and early to a freshly cooked breakfast. Today, depending entirely on weather/tides you can look forward to two other snorkels at two different beautiful locations around the islands OR a quick 10 minute bushwalk up to Hill Inlet Lookout, take a quick pic of Whitehaven Beach, then a short stroll on to the world famous Whitehaven Beach. Also expect a fully catered Lunch and Dinner 99% of the time we can expect to get to Whitehaven Beach. Weather/Tide Dependent
3

Day 3

Wake up early again this morning to breakfast and the potential for another snorkel. With the hope to get one more snorkel before heading back to Airlie Beach. Weather/Tide Dependent

Departs: Tues, Thurs & Sat at 2:30pm.

Returns: Thurs, Sat & Mon at 12pm.

What’s included

Skipper and fun crew member.
Freshly prepared main meals.
All bedding and linen.
All environmental charges and marine fees.
Snorkel and sail the Great barrier Reef Marine Park.
2-nights accommodation on-board a legend.
Free Luggage storage at our reservation office in Airlie Beach.
Afterparty in Airlie Beach with discounted food and drinks.
Eco certified vessel and crew.
Snorkel/mask and stinger suit hire all inclusive.
Breakfast : Some
Lunch : Some
Dinner : Some

Terms and Conditions:

AP Vessel Management Pty Ltd ABN 45086439198 t/as OzSail Skippered Charter Yachts (OzSail ®) operates the vessels known as Spank Me, Avatar and Mandrake  (OzSail Vessels). The following terms and conditions apply to travel by you on any Ozsail Vessel .

All prices are shown in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST. Prices are valid from 1st April 2016.

All OzSail Vessel departures and itineraries are subject to weather and may be changed or cancelled at OzSail’s discretion. OzSail reserves the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time and for any reason.

OzSail reserves the right to cancel any trip, or reduce trip duration, in any circumstances, including those which pose a safety risk to you, the OzSail vessel or crew, such as severe weather, including cyclones.

If an OzSail trip is cancelled by OzSail prior to or on the scheduled departure date, you will be referred back to the travel agent through which you booked your trip on an OzSail Vessel.

If your trip duration is reduced during the trip due to Unforeseen Circumstances, you may be offered a future trip on an OzSail Vessel, at no cost to you, depending on the amount of time by which your original trip on an OzSail Vessel was reduced and, subject to availability. You acknowledge that “Unforseen Circumstances” includes but is not limited to the following; inclement weather, issues pertaining to the OzSail Vessel and any medical emergency, such as injury to guests or crew.

You acknowledge that if you cancel your travel on an OzSail Vessel less than 21 days before the trip departure date, this will result in the forfeiture by you of the full trip price.

If you request a transfer of a trip departure date up to at least 72 hours before the day of scheduled departure this will incur a $30 transfer fee. No Transfers will be accepted under this 72 hr. period.

Luggage Limit
Same as airline carry-on size allowed.
What to bring
Bath and Beach Towel.
Warm and cold clothing.
Walking shoes for short walk ashore.
Swimwear.
Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Insect repellant.
Any snacks/soft drinks.
BYO Alcohol in cans or wine cask (no glass or red wine).
Voucher Information

OzSail Whitsundays Reservation number: 07 4946 6877

Email: bookings@ozsail.com.au

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OzSailWhitsundays

Thank-you for booking on-board Mandrake for 2-days and 2-nights. The below information has everything you need to know about your trip, if you have any questions or want to reconfirm your booking please contact us via the number above.

MEETING TIME/PLACE ON AFTERNOON OF DEPARTURE:

2:30PM @ Abell Point Marina (South Village meeting point) on the Right Hand Side of the two buildings. Follow signs for tour departures.

Be careful not to end up at the North end meeting point.

YOUR ITINERARY:

Mandrake does not have set itineraries, as we are dependent on weather & tidal conditions. When you board Mandrake, the crew will sit down with you and go through information specific to the vessel as well as where you may be going in the coming days.

IMPORTANT!

No large backpacks or suitcases are allowed on-board Mandrake. Please only bring bags of the same size as airline carry-on.

Prior to your trip, you’re welcome to leave your bigger bags/suitcases at our reservation office for free, located at 3/398 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach. This is about 20-minute walk from the departure point. Alternatively, most hostel/hotels in Airlie beach have bag storage starting from $5.

There is NO bag storage at the marina and you face missing your departure if you bring bags that are not allowed.

WHAT TO BRING:

In a small soft bag (enviro safe), we suggest that you bring the following:

Light Clothing / Warm clothing in cooler months (May – September) Swimsuit Hat Sunscreen (30+ highly recommended) Bath Towel and Beach Towel Sunglasses Insect Repellent Favourite Music Alcohol (no glass please) NO MORE THAN 24 cans of beer OR 4ltrs cask wine OR 1 ltr spirits.

Meals: If you haven’t already confirmed with us about food allergies and/or dietary requirements, please call us ASAP. All main meals are included. However, If you think the fresh air might make you extra hungry, you may want to bring some extra snacks as well as any other flavoured drink such as orange juice or coke.

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

Glass bottles or Red Wine. Sleeping bags or pillows. Passport or important Travel Documents Shampoo and Conditioner (for environmental purposes) Plastic Bags (They kill our wildlife and smother our coral) – Goon is not a plastic bag.OzSail is not responsible for any property you take on board the vessel. In particular, we strongly encourage you to take waterproof cameras rather than expensive digital cameras. Your electrical equipment will be ruined if it comes in contact with salt water.

WEATHER:

Welcome to the tropics! Although our winters may be cooler. Our summer months (November -March) can be extremely hot and humid, especially downstairs on a boat. Unless you are accustomed to living in this climate, you may find it slightly uncomfortable, especially at night when you are sleeping. Please be prepared for this.

ALCOHOL, SOFT DRINKS AND BOTTLED WATER:

An Alcohol policy is in place on Mandrake. Each guest can take a maximum of 24 cans of beer OR 4ltrs cask wine (goon) OR 1ltr of spirits, any more than this will NOT be allowed on-board. All alcohol, soft drinks and bottled water must be purchased prior to boarding your vessel. (Please note, we do not allow glass bottles on board)

WATER, TEA AND COFFEE:

We provide tap water on all our vessels however it isn’t cold and some people don’t like the taste of it. During our summer months, we strongly encourage you to bring bottled water. We recommend at least 2 litres per day. Tea and Coffee breaks are generally in the morning and afternoon.

TRAVEL SICKNESS:

If you are not sure whether or not you may suffer from travel sickness, we suggest taking travel sickness tablets. Our trained crew will assist as much as possible in making you comfortable but they are not allowed to provide you with any medication.

SNORKELLING GEAR:

Masks and snorkels are all included in the price of your trip and will be distributed at the meeting point.

LYCRA SUITS & WETSUITS:

Wearing a Lycra stinger suit will prevent UV exposure and significantly reduce your risk to marine stingers. OzSail; requires that all passengers wear a full-length stinger suit or wetsuit if you wish to swim and or snorkel from our vessels.

You will be fitted at the meeting point and are all inclusive in your ticket price.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

We strongly encourage all guests travel with travel insurance with coverage for the following situations: Damaged Property (You will be on a boat surrounded by sea water!)

Medical Emergencies including Ambulance cover

Travel Cancellation & Interruption

CHECK-IN:

Please ensure that you read all the above carefully. On the date of departure please ensure you are at the meeting point at Abell Point Marina (South Village) before 2:30PM. It is critical that the vessel leaves on time.

It will take you 20 mins to walk to Abell Point Marina from the main street of Airlie Beach. If the ocean is on your right-hand side you are walking in the right direction.

Provider Details
Oz Sail
Phone: 0749466877
Airlie Beach

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