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Whitsundays Sailing 2 Day 1 Night Tour - All Inclusive - Freight Train - Covid-19 Refund Guarantee

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 raceboat!


  • Whitehaven Beach (North End)
  • 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
  • Low group Numbers of 18
  • Owner Operated Tour
  • Not a commercial tour! You will get a true Whitsundays Local Experience
  • Plenty of tasty food , catering for all diet requirements
  • We Include all snorkelling equipment and wetsuit
  • No More To Pay!
  • Over 8000 Tickets sold on bookme.com.au in the last 4 years.

Book in advance to secure an epic deal! Tours are scheduled to operate from July 2020, book with confidence that if government COVID-19 ruling does not allow the tour to go ahead, Freight Train Whitsundays will notify you in advance and Bookme will fully refund your booking!

This Whitsundays 2 Day 1 Night Tour is perfect for adventure travellers who want an authentic 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. They have worked in the Whitsundays on sailing boats for over 10 years!

Note from The owner at Freight Train Whitsundays

“Hi my name is Captain Kev and I can guarantee you the price on Bookme.com.au is the total price! THERE IS NOTHING MORE TO PAY! You may be asking why so cheap? Well I drive the boat, I organise and shop the food you will eat, I take care of my maintenance and I own the yacht myself. This all saves a massive amount of money on wages that I have passed on to you. On this tour we include all the below. I hope to meet you soon. Kev“

Included In The Price

  • Bunk Bed
  • Sheets
  • Pillow
  • All Meals and Snacks
  • Drinking water (tap)
  • Mask and Snorkel
  • Wetsuit
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Fees
  • National Park Fees
  • Ticket To Board The Tour
  • Catering for Vegans, Vegetarians and Gluten-Free
  • After Party in Airlie Beach on return giving you cheap meals and drinks

The Racing Yacht Freight Trains History

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.

The Crew On Your Tour

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

The Crew qualifications are as follows

Master 5 (Captains Ticket)

Med 3 ( Marine Engineering Ticket)

First Aid Provider

O2 Provider ( Oxygen)

Dive Master

Freight Train is owned and operated by captain Kev. With a long sailing career spanning over 25 years including a sailing racing carrier of 15 years you can be assured of travelling with one of the most experienced and qualified owner-operated captains in the Whitsundays

The Meals Include

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.

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

• Dinner – Lasagna with garlic bread and salads

• Breakfast – continental breakfast with coffee and tea

• 2nd Lunch – Australian Burgers

• 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

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 8.30 am sharp on the day of departure – meeting at the roundabout at Coral Sea Marina Northern Village at meeting point B, 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 discount vouchers in your confirmation email for Magnums hostel Airlie Beach. This Includes:

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

- Discount on rooms at Magnums Hostel

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


  • The duration of this experience is 2 days


  • 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 September 02 to September 08

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  • Per Person$255.00

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  • Per Person$195.00

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Bert from Netherlands wrote on 12 August 2019

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a special experience

The snorkeling was like swimming in an aquarium

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Melanie Genard from French Southern Territories wrote on 30 September 2019

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Very good experience

We had a good time, the crew was really friendly. I recomande this experience, is a great price for a real adventure on a sailboat. The snorkeling was beautiful, the whitsundays amazing and great meals on the boat.

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Gulcan Cangur from Turkey wrote on 21 August 2019

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Captain Kev is a legend!

I love Captain Kev and his tour! Every single thing about it is amazing. Captain and his crew is so friendly and real deal. The spots he has taken us were just gorgeous. Food was plenty and delicious. Very comfortable to sleep in the boat. All he wants is to make sure everybody is enjoying the experience. After tour he organises a dinner with discount and free beers in a nice pub under his name. He is an awesome guy and the tour is unbelieveble!

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Matthew Shadiac from Australia wrote on 21 August 2019

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Kevs outdone himself!

An authentic trip. You won’t be greeted by any false promises at the door and the trip will exceed your expectations. Several hours on whitehaven beach before the tours arrive, great snorkeling spots and an amazing aussie burger all rolled into one event!

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Yves from France wrote on 20 August 2019

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Usually we never leave a comment if it a good exp, wich was it. But after seeing all the bad review on this trip we feel like we had to respond to thoses. We almost took another compagny after reading all the bad reviews but finally decided to book with some apprehension. We really dont underdtand those comment the captain is a great man, really funny and real. I think that people who leave those comment expect a 5 star yacht with waiter serving champagne or something aha Great time with freight train, good food (lot to eat), good snorkel sites and way cheaper than the others compagnys go check it out !

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