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Whitsundays Sailing 2 Day 1 Night Tour - All Inclusive - Freight Train

Get on board Freight Train for a 2 day 1 night true Whitsunday Sailing experience, as we visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Look Out and snorkel 3 coral reef locations around the Whitsunday Islands in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, all from a real comfortable race


  • Whitehaven Beach (North End) and Hill Inlet Look Out. See the famous swirling sands of Whitehaven Beach in the inlet
  • 3 different snorkeling locations around the Whitsunday Islands which is the Fringing Great Barrier Reef.
  • Sailing lessons and hands on experience (if you want to take part)
  • Spacious decks for relaxing around the tropical Islands
  • Legendary Fun Qualified Crew fully trained and qualified

This tour is perfect for adventure travelers who want a true Australian owner operated sailing tour with a small group of only 18 guests. The 3 crew have a vast knowledge of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef and will freshly prepare your meals with a qualified host.

This 62ft Maxi yacht has had a fantastic race career and won many races, including those of the Kenwood Cup in Hawaii, its division in the Sydney to Hobart Race and the Sir James Hardy Northern Islands Race. Now she spends her time exploring the Whitsundays and giving passengers a thrilling hand on sailing journey that will be remembered for a lifetime

Get hands on and help the crew and pull up the main sail, or just relax on the deck and enjoy the view of the Whitsunday Islands.

Freight Train crew ensures the highest environmental standards possible. The Crew take pride in leaving the smallest environmental footprint possible during the tour. Whilst onboard you will have the opportunity to participate in educational and informative talks on the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.

All meals are included and prepared on board. All our food is sourced from a local independent business guaranteeing the freshest food available in the region.

The Meals Include

• 1st Lunch – Roast chicken, fresh green salad, potatoes salad, fresh bread

• Dinner – Lasagna with garlic bread and salads

• Dessert – Apple Pie or Cheese cake

• Breakfast – continental breakfast with coffee and tea

• 2nd Lunch – Warm Australian Pie with mushy pea and mash potato

• Snacks include fresh seasonal fruit and biscuits

• Catering for Vegetarians, Vegans, Gluten Free , Lactose Free, Food allergies and

anything in-between. No extra cost for dietary requirements

Freight Trains’ 2 Day 1 Night tour of the Whitsunday Islands can visit

• Hill Inlet Lookout, northern end of Whitehaven Beach

• Hayman Island

• Hook Island

• Whitsunday Island

• Boarder Island

Our Snorkeling stops can include

• Luncheon Bay,

• Caves Cove,

• Butterfly Bay

• Stone haven Bay

• Maureen’s Bay

• Plus plenty of other top locations.

• Snorkeling equipment is included on board. Stinger Suits/Wetsuits are also available

Freight Train is owned and operated by captain Kev. With a long sailing career spanning over 25 years including a racing carrier of 15 years and Qualifications such as, Master 5, Marine Engine Driver 3, Dive Master, First Aid and O2 Provider you can be assured of travelling with one of the most experienced and qualified owner operated captains in the Whitsundays.

Accommodation – share rooms with a mixture of single and double bunks

Capacity - 18 passengers and 3 crew

Departs - Every Monday, Wednesday, Saturday @ 9am

Returns - following day around 4.00pm

Check in and Boat Briefing is at 8.30am sharp on the day of departure – meeting at the roundabout at Abell Point Marina, location on booking confirmation. Within 24 Hours Freight Train will email you with your boarding pass and everything you need to know including a map.

A booking with Freight train gives you exclusive deals in Airlie Beach

Upon Booking you will receive 2 separate discount vouchers in your confirmation email for Magnums hostel Airlie Beach. This Includes:

• 2 nights accommodation plus parking plus bag storage from $45

• Bag Storage for the tour plus a FREE cloth bag perfect for the boat for $5

See attachment on your booking for details

Check out Freight Train's combo tours here:

Fraser Island 3 day tag along tour and Whitsundays Sailing Combo

Fraser Island 2 day tag along tour and Whitsundays Sailing Combo

Airlie Beach Combos - Triple Dip

Airlie Beach Combos - 3 day pass

Airlie Beach Combos - 3 day pass

Per Person $399.00

What's included

  • All inclusive 2 days and 1 night sailing tour
  • All Snorkel Equipment and a wetsuit
  • Snorkel lessons if required
  • Fresh linen sheets and pillows on comfortable boat bunks
  • Freshly Prepared Meals on board the boat in the galley
  • After Party in Airlie Beach on return giving you cheap meals and drinks
  • Airlie Beach Discount accommodation and bag storage vouchers


  • Allow approximately 2 days duration for the whole experience


  • All prices below also include fees, nothing additional to pay on arrival Please note: trip is not suitable for children under 15 years

Available Bookings from July 23 to July 29

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in AUD ($)

8:30 a.m.
Mon 23 Jul
Tue 24 Jul
Wed 25 Jul
Thu 26 Jul
Fri 27 Jul
Sat 28 Jul
Sun 29 Jul

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$255.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$236.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$236.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Kevin from Germany wrote on 25 September 2017

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Would absolutely do again

18 guests and 3 crew hence a pretty nice little group and definitely not too crowded. The crew gave clear instructions as to what and what not to do and if you followed them there won't be any drama in contrast to what I've read in one or another comment here. A real plus: We arrived first on Whitsunday Island and had beautiful photo opportunities of the beach without any people on it! Meals, as well as tea and coffee are provided, even though no gourmet food but what can you expect. Little bummer for my trip was the bad weather but that's nothing the crew can control.

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Sophie from United Kingdom wrote on 08 February 2017

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Wonderful whitsundays

had a fantastic time with the freight train crew. first day spent sailing out and then swimming at whitehaven beach. dinner and drinks docked in a little bay for the night, and then a day of snorkelling. we were lucky enough to see dolphins. the skipper kevin is a big character (certainly a lover of all the bikini clad girls on the boat!), but has a passion for sailing and this beautiful area, and kept a great social atmosphere going on the boat. would certainly recommend!

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From Whitsundays Sailing 2 Day 1 Night Tour - All Inclusive - Freight Train

Hey Sophie, Thanks for the pictures and taking the time to review our tour , you are correct, Kev has a larger than life personality and lots of passion for the ocean , we hope you get to come back this way one day . the freight train crew

yemmi deboli from Italy wrote on 27 March 2018

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Lovely also with rain

Amazing crew!! I spent really nice time in freight train Whitsundays boat!! I will do again without rain

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Scott from Canada wrote on 18 February 2018

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An experience like no other!

Skipper Kev and his crew (Chelsea, Caroline and Stacy) along with the rest of the customers aboard the sailboat Freight Train made for an unforgettable, humorous and fun-filled time! From the communal banter to the onboard food to the beautiful white silica Whitehaven beach - everything made for a fantastic and memorable trip. Not to mention we got the opportunity to see a green turtle, three translucent squid, an eel and a variety of fish and coral along the snorkeling trips!

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Red from United Kingdom wrote on 10 February 2018

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Fun experience with a great crew and boat

I had the BEST experience! The 3 snorkelling spots were outstandingly beautiful and we has them to ourselves which really made a difference and made it feel more personal. The crew were super fun and lovely. Surprisingly comfy beds. Food was nice. I was quite selfconscious getting in the little dingy (imagine beached whale) but Chelsey made me feel fine about it and super reassured me. Coming from the UK you have to be aware that Kev is very down to earth and no-shit, listen to him and respect the boat and his instructions and you'll be fine.

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