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Habibi

$459 $389 per person

Habibi Overnight Sailing Tour

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2 Days 2 Nights Sailing Cruise
Departure Days: Wednesday| Friday | Sunday

Here’s why you will love exploring the Whitsundays on board Habibi

Habibi is perfect for travellers on a budget aged between 18-35 years. This action-packed live-aboard sails around the magnificent Whitsunday Islands, in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Explore the islands in comfort, taking in the best coral reef snorkelling sites, pristine anchorage locations & the world famous Whitehaven Beach.

For a very affordable price, Habibi will take you on an adventure through the Whitsunday’s by day and anchor in secluded coves/inlets at night. All so you can relax, socials with other guests and have fun under the stars.

Want to find out more about Whitehaven Beach? Check out our comprehensive guide on the beach here

Vessel Info.

  • Length – 75ft
  • Monohull Steel Ketch
  • No. of guests – 25

The Habibi Offers the Following Accommodation Options:

Open Plan Share Single and Double Berths
Private Twin and Double Cabins

Habibi Sample Menu

Day One

Afternoon Snacks – Corn Chips, Crackers and 3 Flavoured Dips, Sausage Rolls, Party Pies, Vegie Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Sauce, Carrot Sticks, Olives and Gerkins.

Dinner – BBQ Steaks, Sausages, Beef Burgers and Vegie Burgers, Homemade Creamy Potato Salad, Vegie Salad, Sliced Tomatoes, Cucumber, Onions, Sundried Tomatoes, Corn on the Cob and Fresh Bread Rolls.

Day Two

Breakfast – Tea and Coffee, Toast, Fruit Loaf, Condiments of Butter, Selection of Jams, Peanut Butter, Vegemite, Cereals (Corn Flakes, Rice Pops and Muesli), Fresh Fruit Salad and Yogurt.

Lunch – Platter of Cold Meats (Roast Pork, Silverside, Salami, Champagne Ham, Chicken), Indian Rice Salad, Pasta Salad, Curried Egg Salad, Cheese, Vegie Pasties, Selection of Sliced Breads.

Afternoon Tea – Tea and Coffee, Selection of Biscuits, Lamingtons, Donuts and Iced Cupcakes.

Dinner – Homemade Bolognaise with Penne Pasta, Greek Salad, Selection of Garlic and Herb Breads.

Day Three

Breakfast – Tea and Coffee, Toast, Fruit Loaf, Condiments of Butter, Selection of Jams, Peanut Butter, Vegemite, Cereals (Corn Flakes, Rice Pops and Muesli), Fresh Fruit Salad and Yogurt.

Morning Tea – Tea and Coffee, Biscuits

Please note, this is a sample menu and is subject to change.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Airlie Beach - Abell Point Marina
  • Departure Time
    2:00pm
  • Return Time
    11:30pm
  • Included
    Habibi
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Day One

Depart Abell Point Marina at 2pm and sail to Hook Passage, this is where you will experience your first snorkelling activity. Discover the wonders of the coral gardens abundant of marine life.

Cruise to either Tongue Bay or Nara Inlet for a stunning Whitsunday sunset and overnight anchorage.

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Day Two

Habibi tries to be one of the first boats to visit the Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach in the morning to avoid the crowds and so that the beach appears deserted without even a foot print.

After 2.5 – 3 hours on the beach, it’s back onboard, get the music cranking for your big sail to the top of Hook Island – your cruise will try and encourage all guests to get involved with the sailing by hoisting the sails and taking the helm, even if it is for photos! As you are sailing along the crew will conduct a reef teach and provides guests with the history of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef for a better appreciation of the surroundings with maps and fish charts.

Habibi snorkels at a variety of snorkelling locations including Blue Pearl Bay, Langford Reef, Mantaray Bay, Maureens Cove, Cataran Bay, Stone Haven and Pitt Stop. You will generally do 2 afternoon snorkels at 2 different fringing reefs

Habibi will anchor in one of the protected bays at Hook Island on her second night to be perfectly placed to capture the evening sunset.

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Day Three

Habibi generally motors to her last snorkel destination early morning and gives guests the opportunity to do a pre and post breakfast snorkel and or swim. Sail back to Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, arriving between 11:00am/11.30am

*Please note this is a sample itinerary only, there is no set itinerary for the overnight cruises as your cruise is based on the weather and tidal conditions we experience at the time of travel.

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Inclusions

  • Meals and snacks
  • Accommodation on the vessel
  • Bed linen
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Stinger suit hire
  • Skipper and hosts
  • Environmental Marine Charges

What To Bring?

  • Please pack a small soft bag – no zippers
  • Change of comfortable clothes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Swim wear
  • Beach and bath towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket for winter months
  • Insect repellant
  • Camera
  • Prescription mask (if required)
  • Bottled water
  • Alcohol – no glass

Please note: A cancellation and amendment policy applies to all bookings. Please refer to our Cancellation and Amendment terms below or contact us for further details.

Terms and Conditions

“supplier” means any tour operator or other supplier of the services “you” means the guest booking and person named on this reservation booking “we”, “our” means The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and  A.J.LAURENT PTY LTD These terms and conditions apply to all bookings made through The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre. Placing a booking with The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and paying a deposit constitute acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Booking Conditions

For bookings made more than 30 days prior to travel, a 25% deposit is due to secure your booking with the balance due 30 days prior to travel. For bookings made within 30 days of travel, the full payment is due immediately to secure your booking. If we do not receive your full payment within 30 days of your travel date and you do not contact us to cancel, your deposit is forfeited and your booking may be automatically cancelled by us, the supplier or both.

Payments

Prices are quoted in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST, and all payments must be made in Australian dollars. Your reservation will only be confirmed when funds have been received and are cleared. The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre is not responsible for delays in postal delivery, bank or payment system processing. It is your responsibility to ensure that payments are received within the times specified. If the deposit or final payment is not received by the due date, The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre has the right cancel the booking. If your final payment is not paid by the due date and in any event within 30 days of your departure, we have the right to cancel your booking and retain the deposit in full without any reimbursement to cover our costs and those of any supplier.

Cancellations and Amendments to Bookings

If you wish to cancel or amend any booking made you need to contact us in writing. You can only cancel or amend a confirmed booking by contacting us directly. If you do not contact us to cancel prior to your booking departure date, you may forfeit your deposit and further costs.

Cancellation Charges and Amendment Fees

Any cancellation or amendment made more than 30 days before travel will incur an administration fee of 25% of the total booking fee.  All cancellations or amendments made within 30 days of your travel date departure will incur both an administration fee of 25% in addition to the individual supplier’s fees. Any changes requested to your booking, including but not limited to dates, are subject to availability and if they are not available, you may be required to cancel and agree to the cancellation terms. IMPORTANT NOTE: Some services and activities may not permit any refund for certain bookings. You should check with the individual supplier or The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre prior to paying for your booking to confirm any special non-refundable conditions.

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover your reservation, and valuable items (e.g. cameras). Your travel insurance policy should include coverage to protect against unforeseen and last-minute cancellations or medical conditions that may prevent travel and also to cover any medical emergencies during travel at minimum.

Supplier Tours and Services Changes

In the unlikely case of a vessel break down, maintenance or unavailability, the supplier will supply an alternate vessel of a similar standard and quality. Itineraries may be affected by elements beyond our and the supplier’s control such as wind, tide, rain, storm or other weather conditions which make travel dangerous and require a delay or cancellation. It is the skipper's requirement to ensure passenger safety at all times and may use his/her professional judgment in any manner to keep his/her guests and crew safe. In the instance of such delay or cancellation, alternative options will be provided by the supplier. In the event a cancellation or delay occurs and your tour or service is cancelled and rescheduled, you will receive a full refund if you are unable to rebook your tour or service.

Liability

You are using these services and taking any tours at your own risk. We are not responsible for any loss or damage, including direct, indirect or consequential loss you may suffer as a result of your reservation, booking or anything related to your tour or services provided by any supplier.  You need to ensure you are medically sound, fit and physically able to use the services. We are not liable for the event that you are refused access to any services or tours due to your medical, physical or other reasons, including intoxication. Any such claims should be addressed to the suppliers directly. You should note that sailing can be a dangerous activity and while crews will make every effort to ensure your safety, they cannot be accountable for actions or injury to you that may be ‘beyond their control’. Every effort is make to ensure your safety and you may be required to complete a pre departure questionnaire, and sign a travel agreement waiver during the check-in process of your tour with the supplier directly. We are not affiliated with nor responsible for our suppliers in any way other than as intermediary to arrange their services on you and their behalf. If you have any issues, injury, suffer any loss or damage, you need to take it up with the supplier directly. If we are obligated to cancel your travel arrangements for any reason, the liability of will be limited to a refund of all monies paid by you.

Magic Whitsundays Terms and Conditions

Magic Whisundays reserves the right to change routes, itineraries or vessels at any time without notice. All itineraries, activities and departures are subject to weather and may be changed or cancelled at the discretion of Magic Whitsundays and will not be refunded. It should be noted that adventure sailing, snorkelling and othet associated activities involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, the owners/operators of the vessel cannot be held responsible or liable for any claim resulting from personal injury, illness, death and/or property loss or damage due arising whilst travelling with the company, participating in activities on or off the vessel or other company property. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, damage to personal belongings and tour cancellations. A cancellation fee applies to all travel. Client cancellations for our overnight sailing cruise on Habibi made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price paid, and transfer fees do apply. Additional costs for Habibi Only are as follows of $5 per day environmental management charge, $11.50 Fuel levy per trip, $11.50 Marina fees and oil levy, $10 Admin fee, $9 admin fee, $2.50 Snorkelling equipment and $15 stinger suit hire. A total of $65 payable at check in Airlie Beach.

Open dated Travel Vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Magic Whitsundays Pt Ltd (the 'Company') acts only as an agent for hotels, hostels, airlines, adventure tour companies, insurance companies, and other providers of travel and related services to the Traveller (the 'Suppliers'). As such, and while the Company makes efforts to ensure that the quality of the services rendered by the Suppliers is consistent with the descriptions provided, the pictures, photographs and descriptions included in any printed material or online do not constitute any form of representation, warranty or guarantee that all of the attributes will be as depicted.

The Customer expressly acknowledges that, in the event any service to be provided by a Supplier could become unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Company's control, the Company shall, at the Company's sole discretion and without prior notice to the Customer, be entitled to substitute services of equal or greater value without refund to the Customer, and such substitution shall be deemed to be complete compensation such that the Customer shall have no further claim against the Company.

All coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and tickets (the 'Travel Documents') are issued subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which such services are provided by the Suppliers. The Customer's acceptance and use of such Travel Documents shall also evidence the Customer's consent to these conditions.

The Company, its affiliates, agents and employees assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss, damage or other claim, whether to person or property, that does not arise directly as a result of negligence of the Company its affiliates, agents or employees in facilitating the Customer's purchase of Supplier(s) services. Travel insurance is highly recommended.