Our Guide to Sailing in Australia's Jewel in the Crown

Whitsundays Sailing Itinerary & Guide. The Australian Whitsunday Islands comprise 73 continental islands right at the heart of Queensland's Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef

Sheltered by the Great Barrier Reef, the tranquil ocean surrounding the Whitsunday promises ideal sailing conditions. Our Whitsundays sailing itinerary includes stops at the very best populated and lesser known island getaway spots. The Whitsundays are a play park for water sports and adventurous outdoor activities.

Green and Sheltered

More than seventy tall, green islands shelter inside the Great Barrier Reef. A national park afloat in the Coral Sea where the sand between your toes is as soft as silk.

Hamilton Islands

Airlie Beach on Hamilton Islands are the main area for charters in the Whitsundays.

Lindermand Island

The most southerly island of the Whitsundays, 20 miles (32km) from the coast.

Nara Inlet

The Nana Inlet on Hook Island offers a number of anchorage options and is a popular first or last night stopover destination, the sand between your toes is as soft as silk...

Sailing Itinerary Whitsunday Islands

Locals Choice

We sought the guidance of locals so we can offer a Whitsundays sailing itinerary that takes in the island's most stunning beaches and white sandy coves.

National Park

Nestled on National Park land, the principal 17 Whitsunday Islands cater to whatever outdoor and water activities you crave. You can Snorkel amongst tropical fish. Hike across rough terrain. Swim the pristine turquoise waters, or camp out against the backdrop of a lush green rain forest.

We love to Hear From You. The Whitsunday Islands provide calm, smooth, seas; perfect for sailing.

Prices. Typically you can sail for $495 AUD / €345 EUR/ £305 GBP/ per person - Family (2 adults, 2 children) (01 Aug 2016 and 31 Mar 2017)