The Whitsundays are an island paradise located along the Queensland coast of Australia. Comprising of 74 islands and part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park the Whitsundays is made for playing in. Home to the best sailing destination in the world, beautiful coral reefs, sub-tropical rainforests and the world renowned Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, the Whitsundays is an idyllic location to holiday.
Come and play with us on board one of our iconic vessels and make the most of your holiday by experiencing traditional sailing on a beautiful timber tall ship.
In the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef, you will discover the Whitsunday Islands. The majority of these majestic islands are uninhabited national parks, with several islands offering a variety of resort accommodation or back-to-basics camping, all with the fringing Great Barrier Reef at their doorstep. The largest island in the group, Whitsunday Island, is home to world-renowned Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.
The tropical resort town of Airlie Beach, the mainland hub of The Whitsundays, is ready to welcome you! To one side the coastline is bordered by the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands offering stunning views of the Coral Sea and to the other the rich, rainforest-clad hills of the Conway National Park.
The traditional timber tall ship Derwent Hunter sails the Whitsundays daily, exploring lesser known destinations around Hook Island. Come snorkelling and enjoy some beach time on a deserted island with us.
Our knowledgeable crew, including marine biologists and Master Reef Guides, will ensure you have the best day out in the Whitsunday Islands, exploring the fringing reefs.
Ever wanted the Tallship DERWENT HUNTER all to yourself? Get a group of your mates, girlfriends, business colleagues or family and book the HUNTER for your very own private charter up until 30th December 2021 including morning, lunch, sunset or full day. Tallship Adventures is only offering private charters during this transition to the new COVID arrangements which is being reviewed on 3rd January 2022.