Departs: Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach at 1:00pm
Returns: Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach at 11am
Check in 9am-5pm the day prior or before 10am on the day of departure @ ABC Travel 344 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach 4802
A popular tour for adventure seekers between the ages of 18 and 35. This trip offers time to explore the islands, including time to relax at the magificient Whitehaven Beach, walk to Hill Inlet Lookout and experience snorkelling stops on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the islands. Vessel includes a heated spa on the foredeck, stand-up-paddle boards and inflatable kayaks. The Captain and crew will provide interpretive information on the Whitsunday Islands and the Marine Park.
– Powerplay is a 43ft / 13m long powered catamaran
– Being a motorised vessel allows us to visit a lot of sights
– Sunbathe on the massive deck
– Permits to Whitsunday Island walks which bigger group operators cannot access
– Relax in the spa when at anchor
– Stand-up-paddle boards and inflatable kayaks for use
Day 1 : Airlie Beach to Whitsundays
Itineraries are flexible and this itinerary is an example only. Trips will differ depending on the prevailing breezes and tides. We motor out to Blue Pearl Bay on the north-western side of Hayman Island where guests can go snorkeling. With a bit of luck you will have a chance to see the resident Maori Wrasse fish as well as other great fish life and coral. Around 4:00pm it’s time to set off for the overnight anchorage. Time for an evening heated spa on the foredeck.
Day 2 : Whitsundays
After breakfast we head off to Hook Island for more snorkeling activities. After lunch, we head to Hill Inlet for a walk up to the famous lookout overlooking Whitehaven Beach. Walk down onto the bright white silica sand and spend time relaxing on the beach and swimming, stand up paddle and kayaking in the crystal clear water. In the late afternoon head to Nara Inlet for the night. We’ll have the chance to view photos of the day’s events on our big screen in the saloon.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 : Whitsundays to Airlie Beach
After breakfast we make our way to Langford Reef for a snorkel and swim. During your final snorkel you can discover the huge numbers of small fish and interesting underwater ecosystems. On our way back to Airlie Beach we pass through Whitsunday Passage and arrive back on the mainland around 11am.
Departs/Ends: Airlie Beach (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) Open dated tickets should book 28 days prior to avoid disappointment. All tickets must be re-confirmed 48 – 72 hrs prior to departure during office hrs 9am-5pm. Ph: 07 4946 6952 or 07 4946 5755. Transfers will incur a AUD$40 – 72 hours’ notice is needed.Travel insurance: is highly recommended particularly during wet season (Nov-Apr). Cancellations made within 14 days of departure will forfeit the cost of trip* (Operators discretion). Check in at: ABC TRAVEL, Shop 344 Shute Harbour Road, the day prior to trip between 9am-5pm or before 10am on morning of departure. Please call ABC if you will be a late check-in ABC has secure luggage storage for $4. BYO Alcohol, NO GLASS, RED WINE. If guests are travelling on an Early Bird voucher and would like to travel within 60 days, there will be an upgrade fee to full ticket price payable on check in.
**Holiday surcharges do apply – Christmas /New Years Eve Trips will incur a $40 surcharge payable upon check in to ABC Travel manifesting office.
For tours taking place over 23 Dec, 24 & 25 Dec, a levy of $40 per person is payable at check-in.