British Defender - Whitsundays Sailing Adventure (2 Day/2 Night)

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Price: From $489.00
British Defender is one of the most popular Maxi Sailing adventures on the Whitsunday Islands. Explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands on this 2 day, 2 night trip.

Tour Description

A Whitsunday sailing trip on board British Defender is sure to be packed full of adventure! This maxi sailing yacht has sailed around the world and is fast, stable and packed with adventure.

This spacious 83 foot yacht has plenty of room on deck for topping up your tan as you cruise around the gorgeous Whitsunday Islands. With a flexible Sailing Itinerary to suit the conditions you’re sure to make the most of the what the Whitsunday Islands is all about. Stop off at spots like Hayman Island and Langford Reef, you’ll be grabbing a snorkel to explore the beautiful coral gardens. Put your toes in the soft, white, silica sands of Whitehaven Beach and bush hike the Hill Inlet Lookout. You’re sure to get those  stunning instagram shots to make your friends back home jealous!

Help the crew set the sails or kick back on deck with a cold beer, the choice it yours!

British Defender is sure to be a tour that you will talk about for the rest of your life.


Departs: Wed, Fri and Sun 

Returns: Fri, Sun and Tues @ 11am


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The amazing Whitsunday Islands
Stops offs inc Whitehaven Beach Hayman Island, Langford Reef and Mataray Bay
Hill Inlet Lookout Point
Colourful coral reefs and marine life
Sunset from the ocean
Scuba diving (optional upgrade)
Check in by 11:00am, at Explore Whitsundays Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach.

Meet at Abel Point Marina by 1:30pm, for a 2pm Departure.

Departs: Wed,Fri and Sun

Returns: Fri, Sun and tues 11am

British Defender 83 Ft Whitbread Around the World Maxi Racing Yacht

Maximum of 28 Guests

Whats Included: Meals, open plan accom, snorkel gear, wet suit and linen. Plus all Marine and National Park Fees are included in your ticket price!


Huge deck space which is bigger than two London buses and safe as this yacht was built to race around the world, so sailing the Whitsundays is easy,
Fast sailing so you will go further and see more of the islands,
Help out with the sailing or just sunbathe on the massive deck,
Because we only carry a maximum of 28 guests, we have the permits to do all the iconic Whitsunday Island Walks,
When we stop, we roll out a huge deck shade awning,
Plenty of space downstairs with hot showers!
Reliability - Sailing with the Whitsundays longest established live-aboard sailing company, established in 1985.

Optional extra costs: Scuba diving, BYO alcohol (no glass)

BYO alcohol (no glass).

Please check-in with Explore Whitsundays, Shop 1/4 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach for a pre-departure briefing and boarding passes. Please note: accommodation is open plan. Luggage can be stored in town

Christmas Surcharge: Departures 24 to 26 December will incur a $20 (1 Night tours) to $40 (2 or more nights) surcharge per passenger.
$489 Per Person
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