Sail, dive, snorkel, kayak, explore, beachwalk, bushwalk, learn or relax — the Whitsundays Sailing Adventures (WSA) offers the most diverse range of quality crewed sailing and diving adventure holidays in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

From performance sailing to classic Aussie cruising, eco tall-ship safaris, outer reef and island diving, or sail and divecats, Whitsundays Sailing Adventures has it all.

The fleet’s 15 vessels are all owner-operated, resulting in a focus on vessel and crew standards, fantastic food, personalised service and a truly individual and unique experience.

A variety of two day/one night, two day/two night, three day/two night, three day/three night and six day/six night cruise options are available.

Whitsundays Sailing Adventures brands are multi award winners in adventure and eco-tourism. Most recently its eco tall ships were awarded the 2009 Tourism Whitsundays Steve Irwin Award for best Eco-Tourism Operator. The company’s sail and divecats won Best Adventure Tourism Operator in the Tourism Whitsundays.

All Whitsundays Sailing Adventures cruises offer:

• Big, fast comfortable yachts;
• Fantastic food prepared fresh on board;
• Snorkelling equipment including wetsuits or snorkel suits;
• Most vessels are air-conditioned;
• Daily departures from Airlie Beach;
• Private double cabins available on most cruises;
• Inclusive pricing with no additional charges;
• Choose your style of cruise.

If you have ever dreamed of scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, this is your chance. Whitsundays Sailing Adventures has the largest range of sail-and-dive adventure options available in the Whitsunday region of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a certified diver, want to dive the island-fringing coral or visit the outer Barrier Reef, this is the experience you’ve been looking for.

If you don’t want to dive but your travelling buddies or partner do, don’t be put off. Whitsundays Sailing Adventures sail-and-dive adventure cruises are jam-packed with other activity options. You can snorkel, bushwalk, beachwalk or just relax and soak up the sun while the divers do their thing under the water.

info: Whitsundays Sailing Adventures can be found at or email [email protected] or call 0407 336 463. 2011 Out Travel Expo, 4pm-7:30pn Wednesday March 2 at Kinselas, Taylor Square.

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