Liveaboard Sailing Whitsundays

Liveaboard Sailing Whitsundays lets you get away from it all. Sail the Whitsundays on board the luxury catamarans Whitsunday Getaway or Getaway II.

These modern, stylish catamarans with air-conditioned saloons are perfect for discerning guests who are looking to get a little bit more out of their holiday. It is designed to accommodate four adult couples, in private, fully air-conditioned queen en-suite cabins.

The stability of a catamaran means you can relax without feeling every ripple of the ocean. Unwind in comfort as your knowledgeable hostess and skipper to guide you around the idyllic and world-famous islands.

Celebrate a special milestone, or watch the sunrise and set with each day. Snorkel over spectacular coral reefs and indulge with the freshest food, prepared for you daily.


Are you looking to fill in your morning? Why not see the outer Great Barrier Reef from the air with Whitsundays Heart Reef and Islands Scenic Flights.

Luxury catamaran Sailing Whitsundays
Whitsunday Getaway II
Luxury catamaran Sailing Whitsundays
Whitsunday Getaway


Day One

Arriving at the marina for check-in at 2.30pm is the beginning of your luxury catamaran sailing experience. Meet your crew who are waiting to welcome you aboard our magnificent catamaran are our skipper and hostess. After an onboard vessel briefing, and waiver signing, we sail out to explore the very best the Whitsundays has to offer. We cruise effortlessly across turquoise waters toward your first night of rest and relaxation amongst the islands of the Whitsundays. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks as you get to know your new friends. At the first quiet anchorage, your hostess will be preparing your sumptuous feast. After your meal, kick back and relax under the stars while floating peacefully. Take your final glance across the shimmering waters then fall into you large comfy berth and enjoy the best nights’ sleep you’ve had for a long time.


Day Two

Don’t sleep in – there’s too much to do! The crew are up early to make you a cup of tea of coffee and prepare your fabulous continental breakfast. After a quiet, pleasant sail, we head off to visit the vast silica sands of the magnificent Whitehaven Beach. Wading through crystal clear water over brilliant fine white sand with the ocean vista before you is an experience you will never forget. You may never want to leave, but once back on board you will devour a superb buffet. We then up anchor to visit one of the many spectacular islands fringed by a stunning coral reef. After a full day of snorkelling, swimming or simply relaxing and soaking up the magnificent views, our palatial cruise boat drifts gently to another spectacular anchorage, to watch the sunset.

Day Three

Your last breakfast on board and another opportunity to get wet if you’re up to it. Getaway will take you on one final swim or snorkel. After morning tea Whitsunday Getaways will set sail for home. On the trip back to Airlie Beach, lounge around on the enormous forward nets and soak up the stunning view. Sure to be with you for years to come. Whitsunday Getaway has to be the very best way to visit as much as possible of our beautiful island archipelago. With our friendly crew, excellent food and spacious accommodation, you will love cruising the beautiful Whitsundays.


  • New beds and linen
  • New cushions and covers
  • Flybridge with 360-degree views
  • Forward outdoor lounge
  • Eskies for keeping your drinks cool
  • Fresh linen
  • Beach & bath towels
  • Private ensuite & shower
  • Individual cabin air conditioning
  • TV and DVD player
  • We strongly recommend checking availability before booking 

Note: There is often no service once you are sailing in the Whitsunday Islands, so it’s time to switch off your phone and relax! Phone reception will return at short, announced intervals.

What to bring

  • Only bring a small soft overnight bag. (Avoid suitcases with wheels.)
  • Ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen, warm pullover for evenings (seasonal), waterproof jacket, walking shoes or sandals and cash/card for onboard purchases.
  • Storage for your other bags is available at the check-in office for a small fee.
  • Feel free to bring on board a re-usable water bottle and/or additional snacks.
  • You will also need to bring your alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town, near the check-in office. Esky coolers are used to store drinks, so plan to purchase your drinks just before departure, so they are already cold when you board.
  • When possible, avoid bringing many glass bottles, opt for cans instead for rubbish storage reasons.


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402 Shute Harbour RdAirlie BeachQueensland, 4802
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