Snorkel and Kayak Whitsunday Overnight Sailing

Snorkel and Kayak your way across the Whitsundays on this relaxing Overnight Sailing trip full of adventure!

Firstly, step onboard the 63-foot handcrafted timber ketch sailing boat, and let your stress melt away before setting sail to paradise on the adventure of a lifetime.

Get above deck in order to take in the picturesque Island views as you cruise through the World Heritage Marine Park. Not only will you get to feel the wind in your hair but also your worries blow away! Feel yourself truly relax as you sail through Hook Passage en-route to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach. Relax on the neverending stretch of silica white sands or frolic in the shimmering azure waters that stretch out to the horizon. Unlike other beaches, there is no need for a snorkel and mask here as the water is crystal clear! 

At this time, you will take a short cruise across to Tounge Point, where you can take a hike up to the Hill Inlet lookout. Take in the magnificent swirling sands from above, where no two views are the same.

It’s time to Snorkel and Kayak!

After that, you can join the eco-friendly guided Snorkel and Kayak tours, exploring the fringing reefs and hidden inlets as you take in the sweet sounds of nature at its best. See the amazing underwater world while you snorkel. In this case, you may encounter a Turtle or two!
Take some time out of your day to enjoy a smooth relaxing paddle in the Kayak. Being one of the only tours with Kayaks, this is a unique experience!

Meanwhile, after your full day of snorkelling and kayaking activities, you can relax on the spacious open deck where you can enjoy a delicious BBQ meal, watch the stars in the night sky, or on the other hand, wind down onboard after the day’s activities in the hot water jacuzzi!

Wake up to a beautiful sunrise over the islands, where you will certainly feel in paradise.

Whitsunday Snorkel and Kayak Overnight
Vessel Layout

Below deck, the vessel can comfortably sleeping 19 guests in a mixture of Shared and Private cabins, this Snorkel and Kayak Tour is suitable for guests 12 years and up.

The Shared Cabins offers both Single Beds, and Double Beds in Bunks which can be booked as a Triple Share if travelling with 3 guests. There are 2 Private Double Cabins available also.

On the other hand, if you are looking for a way to extend your stay, check out our Sail and Snorkel Whitsunday Adventure – 2 Days/2 Nights Learn More



  • Snorkel amazing coral reefs
  • Kayak in the clear waters
  • Jump in the onboard Jacuzzi after your days activities
  • A hands-on sailing experience
  • Spend time on Whitehaven Beach
  • Explore the guided walks to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Sail through Hook Passage


Day 1

  • First, it is time to depart Coral Sea Marina at 8:30 am and set sail to Whitsunday Island.
  • Enjoy Lunch en route through Hook Passage.
  • Secondly, it is time to visit Tounge Bay, the entry point to the hike up to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Along with your guide, enjoy the wrap-around walk learning about the flora, fauna and region along the way.
  • Finally, it is time we head over to Whitehaven Beach. Join an explorative walk along the beach, go for a paddle in a kayak, or enjoy a splash in the crystal clear water – no snorkel required!
  • Following our fun in the sun, it’s time to head back onboard. Enjoy Sunset snacks and drinks on the journey to the overnight anchorage.
  • Last but not least, it’s time to enjoy a BBQ Dinner on the deck while enjoying the day’s photo slideshow.

Day 2

  • First and foremost, you are in for a treat, by waking up to the sun rising over the Whitsunday Islands
  • Get ready for the day’s adventures, by enjoying a fresh breakfast on the deck, overlooking the shimmering ocean.
  • Following breakfast, it is time to get back in the water. Spend a few hours to join your Snorkel and Kayak activities.
  • Snorkel amongst the coral reefs straight off the boat.
  • Jump in a kayak and follow your guide on a kayak adventure
  • Last but not least, enjoy a BBQ lunch on board before setting sail back to Airlie Beach.

**Please note that the itinerary is subject to weather conditions and may not necessarily be conducted in the above order.


Altogether, your trip includes:

  • Freshwater Jacuzzi
  • Guided Turtle/Stingray Kayak Tour
  • All Meals and Snacks
  • Large comfy beds with clean, fresh linen.
  • Tea, Coffee and Water
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Snorkelling equipment, including wetsuits.
  • Marine and National Park Fees
  • Experienced & Friendly Crew.


What to bring

  • Beach Towel & Shower Towel
  • Swimwear
  • Clothes (light jacket for the warmer months)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries
  • Alcohol (No Glass or Red Wine).
  • Cash for onboard purchases

It should be noted that guests are requested to bring belongings in a small, zipperless bag.


How to get there

First and foremost, there is a pre-Departure check-in at the Whitsunday sailing Office at 402 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach.  Check-in the day before departure is required between 7 am – 5 pm.

In case of a delayed arrival into Airlie Beach, if you are not able to complete the pre-departure check-in, please advise at the time of booking.


Important Information

Due to the nature of this tour, the minimum age for this tour is 12 years.

In order to organise catering, please advise of any dietary requirements you may have at the time of booking.



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Snorkel and Kayak Whitsunday Overnight Sailing Tours

Shared Single or Double

Single berth in a shared cabin


+1 Day
+1 Day

Private Double/Twin

Twin Share or Double Berth in a Private Cabin (Please enquire for Sole Occupancy)


+1 Day
+1 Day


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