Spank Me Whitsundays Islands Sailing Tour
Spank Me Whitsundays Overnight Tour
Spank Me Whitsundays is a 2 Day 2 Night tour of the tropical islands in the Whitsundays region northern Queensland Australia. This Whitsundays Tour explores Whitehaven Beach and the coral bays in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This famous race boat is 82ft long and takes 27 guests and 3 crew for a sailing tour of the Whitsunday Islands. You can learn to sail with our qualified crew or relax on the spacious deck and watch the Whitsunday Islands sail by. You will enjoy at least 3 Snorkel locations and 2 hours on Whitehaven Beach. This Whitsundays trip also visits the famous Hill Inlet Lookout on the northern end of beach.
This Whitsundays Tour includes –
- 2 Day 2 Night Whitsundays Tour on a 82 ft racing boat called Spank Me
- All National Parks and EMC Fees
- 3 qualified crew
- Sleeping Bunk with sheets and pillow
- Meals, some snacks and fresh water
- Mask, snorkel and stinger suit (wetsuit)
- Usb charging
- Discounts for the after party at Beaches bar
Spank Me Whitsundays is a backpacker budget sailing tour for adventure travellers who want a real sense of adventure. This boat will catch the wind and fly across the ocean whilst on a lean up to 40deg. The accommodation is below deck with a mixture of open plan doubles and single bunks. The Whitsundays are an awesome place for sailing with beautiful islands, low ocean swell and a warm tropical climate, It’s easy to see why they are so popular with backpackers and adventure traveller alike
Spank Me has been in the Whitsundays since 2007 after racing all over the world including winning the famous Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Whilst the boat was designed for racing it now has 26 bunk beds and has been fitted with a galley to prepare fresh meals. The crew on the tour are hand picked sailors that are trained and qualified in large boat sailing.
The Biggest 2 Day 2 Night Racing Yacht In The Whitsundays
Spank Me Whitsundays departs every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 1 pm. This can change by 2 hours either way due to tides, you will find the exact departure time during the check-in and briefing on the day of departure.
The Full Price is $474.
All meals are freshly prepared on board the boat by a trained host, This includes dinners, breakfasts, lunch and some snacks. If you want coke, chips etc please take these with you on the tour. Fresh water is available as well as tea and coffee
You can take alcohol with you but NO glass. We do not sell any alcohol on the vessel. A limit is in place of what you can on the tour – No more than 24 cans of beer or 4 litres of cask wine per person is permitted to be taken on board.
Your snorkel equipment will be on the boat and includes a mask, snorkel and stinger suit (wetsuit). Fins are not needed and the tour does not supply fins as they encourage guests to stand on coral and hurt the environment.
Spank Me boat tour sleeps 27 guests in dorm accommodation with a mixture of single and double beds that stretch the length of the boat. Pillows are provided on each bed and fresh sheets are fitted before every tour.
Only small bags are allowed on the tour, The same size as carry-on luggage on an aeroplane. Please, no hard suitcases as they cause damage on a moving boat. A small day pack is perfect, a list of what to bring is below.
What to Bring
Light summer clothing, sunscreen, hat, towel, favourite music, alcohol (if desired) What not to take – glass large bags.
Pristine Wildlife To Be Found
Whitsundays and Airlie Beach Information
With the most pure silica sand in the world, crystal waters, giant turtles, coral reefs, whales and stunning scenery everywhere you look, the Whitsunday islands in Northern Queensland Australia are a perfect holiday destination. It’s hard to not be amazed by the Whitsunday Islands every moment you’re there. Captain James Cook and his crew were first to sail to region in 1770 and this tradition carries on today.
Many boats sail the sea and sheltered bays among the 74 islands which comprise the Whitsundays. But the most popular place to stop is Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. With a seven km stretch of white 98 percent silica sand, it’s no hard to see why this beach is voted the top 10 in the world. The northern end of the beach has a lookout called Hill Inlet, this lookout gives you stunning, seven-kilometre-long views of Whitehaven Beach.
GETTING AROUND THE WHITSUNDAYS
- If you want to travel in style, travel by air taking a sea plane to quiet destinations.
- Alternatively, hop into one of the many helicopters for stunning birds-eye views.
- To get to know the region up close, take a day tour on a fast paced boat.
- Saving the best for last, take an overnight sailing tour and explore this region thoroughly.
Many sea creatures live around the islands like turtles, whales, dugongs and plenty of small and larger tropical fish. Snorkelling at one of the many bays which are home to individual coral reef systems is an incredible experience. From the moment you enter the water you will see an array of tropical fish and large flowering corals, the only reason you will get out of the water is exhaustion.
WHERE TO STAY?
- Airlie Beach has plenty of accommodation including backpacker hostels, caravan parks, mid and high-level apartments and hotels.
- Hamilton Island has great multi-day packages available.
- Day Dream Island is great for the family and a small quiet resort.
- Hayman Island is an exclusive 5-star resort housing many famous people.
- Island Camping is available with bookings.
- Stay onboard a yacht on an overnight sailing tour.
The Whitsundays are popular due to the scenery and vast range of tours and accommodation available, They way the region has been developed there is an option for everyone. From Backpackers hostels to 5 star island apartments. Cheap day tours and luxury week-long cruises, Whatever you holiday time frame or budget there is a perfect Whitsundays Holiday waiting for you.
HOW POPULAR ARE THE WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS?
- 229,000 international visitors travelled to the islands in 2016.
- 508,000 domestic visitors for the same period.
- Domestic overnight visitor spend was $516 million.
- International overnight visitor spend was $209 million.
- New flights to the region from Jetstar and TigerAir will provide further growth.
With the sound of the sea washing over the beach or your boat tour, we can guarantee you will love what the Whitsundays Islands has to offer, especially if you are participating in our Spank Me Whitsundays 2 day tour.
Great Barrier Reef Information
Where is the Great Barrier Reef?
The Great Barrier Reef is situated off Queensland along the eastern shore of Australia and is a vital part of the state. In any case, did you realise that while it is the biggest reef complex on the planet it is really 2,600 km long and has mad up of an astonishing 900 islands?
It is exceptionally hard to articulate the size and the stature of the Great Barrier Reef yet in the event that we say that it is one of only a handful few marvels of the world which can be seen from space. It is not only one reef but rather in reality 2,900 individual reefs
We will now toss a couple figures at you with respect to natural life and the Great Barrier Reef and the way that it draws in six particular types of ocean turtles to breed, 30 types of whales, dolphins and porpoises,17 distinct types of ocean snakes and 1,500 types of fish which live in the reef. It is completely mind-boggling to think about the large number of various species which rely on it for their future.
It is exceptionally hard to gauge with certainty how much tourism business Australia generates from overseas visitors as a result of the Great Barrier Reef. Be that as it may, specialists trust it could be anyplace between AU$4 billion and AU$5 billion per annum. This is a completely dumbfounding figure and we can maybe start to acknowledge why the Australian government is exceptionally quick to guarantee the Great Barrier Reef, which is really a living structure and stays in top well being far into the future.
It is not unexpected to discover that it is one of the traveller hotspots in Australia, and this is why so many tours visit this awesome living structure, You to can visit this piece of paradise with Spank Me Whitsundays 2 day 2 night tour
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