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Airlie Beach Queensland

 
 

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Sailing the Whitsundays

Solway Lass Whitsunday Sailing Itinerary

 


Solway Lass 3 Night Island Cruise

   
 

Please note, these Itineraries are examples only, and will differ depending on wind and tides and the professional judgement of the Captain.

Day 1 - Saturday or Tuesday.  Check in at our Office, Shop 1, 4 The Esplanade Airlie Beach.

Check in by latest 4:30pm, however if guests arrive in Airlie Beach earlier they are welcome to check-in.

   
  After check-in, guests are welcome to leave their luggage to take on board in our office, then have some time to explore Airlie Beach, grab a bite to each, enjoy a walk along the beach.  (note: Luggage not being taken on-board can be stored with local luggage providors)

Courtesy pickups from Airlie Beach are at 6.40pm for transfer to the marina. Depart the marina at 7.30pm and sail to overnight anchorage. Light supper is served around 9.30pm.

   
 
Day 2 (B,L,D) - After breakfast, make way to Tongue Bay for a guided bush walk to the Hill Inlet Lookout.   A spectacular lookout overlooking Whitehaven Beach.  Back on board Solway Lass enjoy lunch before heading around to Whitehaven Beach.  Enjoy an hour at the beach before setting sail and heading north along the eastern side of Hook Island.  Overnight anchor in one of the many bays on Hook Island. 
   
 


Day 3 (B,L,D) - After breakfast enjoy snorkelling and/or the glass bottom boat over the fringing coral reefs w
hich extend right from the edge of the islands. These reefs are teeming with marine life and the experience is memorable for the snorkelling novice through to seasoned snorkellers.

Enjoy lunch, before sailing off to another anchorage for a second snorkel, swim or simply relax at the beach. This evening will be spent anchored in Blue Pearl Bay of Hayman Island or in the Langford Reef Area. Both locations offer spectacular sunset photo opportunities as the Solway Lass is silhouetted against the sunset over the water.

   
 
Day 4 (B,L) - 
After breakfast enjoy snorkelling, swimming or relaxing on the beach, before lunch is served on-board.  At around 1:00pm set sail and sail across the Whitsunday Passage arriving back to the marina at around 4:00pm with the courtesy shuttle transfer arriving back to Airlie Beach around 4:30pm.  

Services end, although many of the guests will meet up tonight for a meal at a local restaurant.
   
       
 

Solway Lass 6 Night Island Cruise

   
 

Please note, the 6 night itinerary is 2 x 3 night cruises.  Half way through the cruise you return to Airlie Beach where the boat is reprovisioned. Guests are provided a voucher for a meal and a drink, which can be used at a local restaurant. Return courtesy shuttle to the restaurant is provided.

The captain of Solway Lass will mix the itinerary to ensure that the guests on 6 nights get to see different areas of the Whitsundays.  It is important to note, that Whitehaven Beach and one or two of the snorkelling stops may be visited twice during the itinerary.

6 Night Cruise departs 7:30pm Saturday. 

The itinerary is as per Days 1 to 4 above, then at 4:30pm on Tuesday afternoon, we transfer you to a restaurant in Airlie Beach.  You will be provided with a voucher for a meal and a drink.  At 6:40pm our shuttle will take you back to Solway Lass.  Light supper will be served around 9:30pm this evening.

   
 
Day 5 (B,L,D)
- After breakfast, make way to Nara Inlet for a guided bush walk.  Back on board Solway Lass enjoy lunch before heading to Whitehaven Beach.  Enjoy a couple of hours at the beach before setting sail and heading north past Border Island.  Overnight anchor in one of the many bays, possibly Cataran Bay. 

 
   
  Day 6 (B,L,D) - After breakfast enjoy snorkelling or swimming on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the islands.  Maybe just laze around on Solway Lass and read a book, lay in the bow net and watch the water lap on the bow.   After lunch, set the massive sails and sail to either, Langford Reef, Black Island or Hayman Island area.    
 
Day 7 (B,L) - 
After breakfast enjoy snorkelling, swimming or relaxing on the beach, before lunch is served on-board.  At around 1:00pm set sail and sail across the Whitsunday Passage arriving back to the marina at around 4:00pm with the courtesy shuttle transfer arriving back to Airlie Beach around 4:30pm.  

Services end, although many of the guests will meet up with the crew tonight for a meal at a local restaurant. 
   

Solway Lass Itinerary Whitsunday Islands 

Explore Whitsundays Group - Sailing Adventures of the Whitsunday Islands Queensland
Inbound Tour Operator Licence is 3368695.

Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
Prices in $aud per person. Prices are valid until 31 Mar 2019.
Some Tours out from 24-26 December incur a local fee of $20-$40 per person.
Cancellation fees apply, please see conditions and terms
Credit Card payments incur a 2% transaction fee.
Please note, prices may increase at anytime or specials may be released based on demand.

Our Whitsunday Sailing Tours Include: Service of Captain and Crew, Meals, Snorkelling Equipment,
Wet Suit hire, Linen (please bring Beach Towel), Marine & National Park Fees. The following tours 
also include Local Transfers from Airlie Beach to the Marina and return: Solway Lass, 
Whitsunday Bliss & Day Tours on Southern Cross, Seasprints Whitsunday Bullet and Express. 
Itineraries can change based on weather and sea conditions and guest safety.

Please pack in a small soft bag. Note most vessels have limited storage space. 
No trolley bags can be taken on board.  
  Solway Lass, Prima and Adventurer do not allow bags with zips on board. 
 Large Bags can be stored at our office in Airlie Beach for a small fee. 

 Whitsunday Bliss does allow for larger soft sided bags. NO trolley bags please.

 What to Pack: 
Swimmers, hat, sunglasses, personal toiletries, beach towel, runners or sandals for the island walks.

 Alcohol: Solway Lass has a licenced bar on-board, so no BYO.
Drinks are sold at reasonable prices.  
 All other vessels
guests can BYO Alcohol and store in the esky on board.