6 Day Whitsundays Islands Paradise Explorer (Valid April 2020 - March 2021. PVKW)
- Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
- Product code: PVKW
Secluded palm-fringed beaches, hidden waterfalls and crystal-clear waters? The Whitsunday Islands are a dream holiday destination for lovers of the sun and sea. This adventure will take you from the coastal town of Airlie Beach to the luxurious Paradise Cove, with two nights spent on an authentic 100-year-old Tall ship thrown in for good measure. Spend time exploring a number of the stunning islands within the archipelago, swimming in the Coral Sea and appreciating the unique tropical nature, wildlife and culture in the area. But most of all, just relax and enjoy yourself, you’re in paradise, after all!
- Small Group Tour (Min 1, Max 16 Guests)
- All Transport in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles
- All Accommodation: 2 night resort stay Airlie beach, 2 nights sailing boat (twin share), 1 night stay at idyllic Paradise Cove Resort at the stunning Woodwark Bay with private beaches and private facilities
- Beautiful nature experiences daily - Hikes, waterfalls, island visits, snorkeling stops with all equipment provided
- Meals = 5 Breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 Dinners (1 Welcome dinner and 1 farewell dinner in Airlie Beach)
- Ngaro first nation welcome to country, culture talk and history of the islands
- 2 Day/2 Night Sailing adventure (snorkel stops on amazing reefs - spot wild fish, turtles & other marine life, visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill inlet lookout (The postcard picture of Whitehaven Beach). Extra Island visit (South Mole National Park) for a soft hike
- Special secluded resort stay – private beach, stunning waterfall hike and swim, paddle boarding, kayaking, wild nature
- Knowledgable & enthusiastic local guides
Departure Dates: *Day 1 is always a Wednesday in Airlie Beach & Day 6 is a Monday in Airlie Beach
Full itinerary. Key: B = Breakfast, L = lunch, D = Dinner
Day 1 - Wednesday: Airlie beach, first nations welcome to country by local Ngaro nation.
Welcome to the Airlie beach, the gateway to the Whitsundays. Make your own way to the hotel and check in at leisure (Check in from 2pm) & meet your guide in foyer at 4pm. After a short intro, we take a beautiful stroll along the coast into Airlie beach for a Ngaro first nation welcome to Country, culture & history of the islands. After a quick town orientation get to know your fellow travellers over a delicious welcome dinner at a local favourite. After dinner, the night is yours to unwind at the resort.. or check out the fun & quirky bars of Airlie Beach?
Activities: Welcome tour & Ailie beach orientation, Ngaro first nation: welcome to country, culture & history of the islands. Welcome Dinner
Included Meals: Welcome Dinner
Accommodation Airlie Beach: (Same property as we currently use on the east coast encompassed programs for Intrepid): https://www.mantra.com.au/queensland/whitsundays/airlie-beach/accommodation/mantra-club-croc/
Day 2 - Thursday: Paradise Cove Resort, waterfalls & private beach
After breakfast, we take you away on an all-inclusive day tour exploring Cedar Creek Falls and the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort. Swim with turtles at the majestic waterfalls, surrounded by tropical flora and fauna. Enjoy the guided walks to the top for great views. Follow this with a chill-out session around our Balinese style resort pool, or paddle boarding and kayaking in the Coral Sea for the more energetic.
Enjoy the spectacular waterfalls and abundant flora and fauna. Amazing wild nature including white cedar trees, Alexandra Palms, wild orchids, colorful butterflies and many species of birds. Our fun and informative guide will take you on an ECO walk to the top of the falls where you can climb over the rocks and take a dip in the refreshing clear natural pools.
Experience the peace and natural beauty of the Whitsundays with 4,000 acres of absolute oceanfront tropical gardens and bushland falling away into the Coral Sea. Fringed by white sand and towering coconut palms, this luxury hideaway will take you to another place. Swim in the stunning pool, stand-up paddleboard off the white sandy beach or simply relax in the hammock under a palm tree. The Australian native wildlife will be your only companions as you soak up the stunning views.
Activities: Fun and informative tour guide, Relax by the Balinese style pool at the exclusive Paradise Cove Resort, Feast on a delicious BBQ lunch along with a morning snack. Enjoy resort activities such as Paddle boarding & kayaking. Or explore the secluded white sandy beach. Guided ECO walk to the top of the falls. Swim with turtles in freshwater.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Paradise Falls), Dinner (Paradise Cove Private Dinner by by the pool)
Accommodation: Paradise Cove: https://paradisecoveresort.com.au/
Day 3: Friday - Airlie beach free day + 2 Day/2 Night Sailing adventure
This morning is yours to enjoy at Paradise Cove: sleep in, have a delicious breakfast at your own pace, read a book by the pool or enjoy the free activities. After returning to Airlie Beach it’s all aboard a real 100 year old pirate ship. Enjoy your first night aboard your comfortable and fun, sailing adventure through the Whitsunday Islands!
Activities: Free morning at Paradise Cove; Whitsundays Sailing adventure with reef snorkelling on Hook Island
Included Meals: Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Short video of the experience: https://youtu.be/S3d0DCt5OiA
This is the best way to experience the beauty of the islands, on board a traditional sailing trip - with history below your feet and sails above! The billowing sails, wooden details and friendly professional crew give the extra touch needed to make an unforgettable experience. While onboard - guests will get the chance to snorkel, visit Whitehaven Beach and relax for the ultimate Whitsundays experience.
This boat has a professional, fun & friendly feel! She is a stable vessel with an amazing history and plenty of activities and amazing sights to see! Your nights will be spent in a comfortable cabin, which is lined with cedar and teak and softly lit with a modern brass lantern, leaving you feeling relaxed in the heart of this historical boat.
Highlights & Features:
· Glass bottom tender (small boat)
· Authentic sailing experience
· Air-conditioned cabins
· Saloon area with a licensed bar
· Hot showers and 240V power available on board
· Meals freshly-prepared onboard
· Enjoy swinging from the Tarzan rope!
· Snorkel gear and wetsuits provided
· Large spacious decks and cabins
· Private and shared cabins available
· Historic Traditional vessel
· Licensed bar (no BYO)
· Sit on the deck under open skies and the brightest stars
Day 4: Saturday – As above
Activities: Sailing Trip Exploring the Islands (Activities as above).
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Sunday – Sailing, South Mole Island Hike (National Park) & Airlie Beach
We wake up on the water and make our way back to the mainland. We make a stop on a beautiful island (South Mole National Park) for a hike to a stunning lookout point. After Brunch, we transfer to our resort to check in and relax for the afternoon before re-visiting the vibrant Airlie Beach for a final farewell dinner to new friends.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Brunch, Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: Mantra Club Croc: https://www.mantra.com.au/queensland/whitsundays/airlie-beach/accommodation/mantra-club-croc/
Day 6 – Monday: Airlie Beach
Your tour ends after breakfast, check out at your own leisure (By 11am). If you are flying out that day, make your own way to the airport.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Post Tour accommodation is available through Via Travel.