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  •  Day Trips
  •  Whitsundays
  •  Whitsundays Tongarra Day Sail Tour

Whitsundays Tongarra Day Sail Tour

  • Whitsundays
  • English
  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Free use of snorkelling equipment
  • 2. Banana Boat ride
  • 3. Lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks
  • 4. Stinger suit hire and wetsuit hire (winter months only)
  • 5. Parks fees and fuel levy
From AUD
$149.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Free use of snorkelling equipment
  • 2. Banana Boat ride
  • 3. Lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks
  • 4. Stinger suit hire and wetsuit hire (winter months only)
  • 5. Parks fees and fuel levy

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Whitsundays
Depature point ● Departs*: Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina (Address: Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802)
● Departure Time^: 10:00 (approx.)
^ Departure time is reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back at approximately 18:00
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 38km north of Whitsunday Coast Airport, takes about 40 minutes.

Closest Parking:
- Parking is available at Coral Sea Marina
- Parking fees apply

● By Public Transport
The closest Ferry Station is Airlie Beach Station
The closest Bus Stop is Coral Sea Marina
Please check the Whitsunday Transit timetables (https://www.whitsundaytransit.com.au/) for more details to plan your trip.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 72 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, departure location and time, and boarding time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the departure point 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Swimmers and towels
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Cash only (no credit cards) for optional purchases onboard
Other info ● Not suitable for children under 6 years old

● The maximum is 30 persons in each group

● BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine) for the boat only.

● Please allow extra time to travel during the wet season (Dec-May) as there is occasionally road closures due to flooding.

● The Service Provider reserves the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason.

● Passengers are recommended to take out travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss of personal goods and the inability to travel due to weather.

● The Service Provider shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any injury to person or property which is suffered or sustained by any passenger as a result of participating in any of its sailing adventures, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

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【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
Please refer to https://redcatadventures.com.au/ for the latest updates during the post-Covid period.

2 Overview

This all-inclusive day tour will take you off the beaten track to some of the Whitsunday Islands' secret spots.
You will encounter the most incredible range of tropical fish,  colourful coral and witness the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from above and below the surface.
Relax on the large comfortable deck, enjoy spacious seating, chilled tunes and spectacular scenery.

Whitsundays Tongarra Day Sail Tour

 

Departs: Check-in at Coral Sea Marina at 09:30 for a 10:00 departure.

Returns: Coral Sea Marina at 18:00

 

Sit back relax and enjoy a sail for 2 hours to the first snorkel location. Here you will meet the local marine life beneath the surface. The fringing reefs in these locations are home to some of the most spectacular coral formations and an incredible range of marine life in the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays.

Step back aboard Tongarra and enjoy a delicious lunch on the deck in the middle of a small tropical oasis. The perfect place to relax and soak up those views before setting sail once more.

The accredited ECO guides will give a history talk about the Islands and marine life.  

After lunch, it's only a short trip to the spectacular Langford Island Sandbar. Snorkel off the beach with the resident turtles, hike the scenic bushwalk or relax on the sands of this idyllic location. Relax, play and explore the island for 2 hours and treat yourself to some fun activities such as paddle boarding and a banana boat ride.

Once back on board, hoist the sails and help take the helm as you chart your course back to Coral Sea Marina. So, grab your camera, feel the ocean breeze in your hair and adventure to the Whitsunday's best lesser-known locations…

 

Highlights

  • Explore some of the Whitsundays best kept secrets
  • Fun and informative accredited ECO tour guides
  • Relax and sunbathe on the large deck
  • Paddleboard and kayaking available
  • Feast on delicious snacks and fresh lunch
  • Snorkel at the best fringing reefs the region has to offer
  • Enjoy a fun "banana boat" ride
  • Explore Langford Sandbar and snorkel straight off the sand
  • Snorkel gear, stinger suit included and wetsuit hire (winter months only)
  • Late departure at 10:00
  • Return sunset sail back to Airlie Beach for 18:00
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine), ice will be provided

 

Sample lunch menu* 

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. 

  • Zucchini frittata and quiche Lorraine
  • Cold sliced meat and cheese platter
  • Salad platter
  • Pasta salad platter
  • Bread rolls
  • Morning and Afternoon snacks are also provided. 

Please note: There are limited options available to cater to dietary requirements. It is recommended to bring your own snacks/food should you have specific requirements.

 

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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