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On Ice

On Ice

$525$499per person

On Ice Overnight Tour

2 Day 2 Night Sailing Cruise
Departure Days: Enquire Now

Here’s why you will love exploring the Whitsunday Islands on board On Ice

On Ice has huge foredeck is perfect for relaxing while the catamaran is under sail. The aft deck is protected from the weather, so guests can escape the elements without having to be indoors. The saloon features large windows allowing you to enjoy the views while feasting on the delicious menu served by your friendly crew. For easy access to the water, each hull has wide steps leading right down to the ocean.

On Ice caters for a small group which allows you to visit pristine locations within the Whitsunday Marine Park, seeing the best of the Whitsunday Islands whilst avoiding the crowds. The Whitsundays provide many wonderful snorkelling destinations. The colorful corals and most abundant marine life are close to the surface, so all one needs to do is put on a mask and snorkel to be amazed by the underwater world.

At night the boat will be safely anchor in a calm bay of the Whitsunday Islands allowing you time to socialise or just relax under the stars of the southern sky.

On Ice caters for a maximum of 10 guests within 4 cabins, 3 with their own private ensuite. Your cruise will visit Whitehaven Beach, the Hill Inlet Lookout various snorkelling locations. A Sea Scooter (Dive Propulsion Unit) is also aboard for fun while snorkelling along with Stand-up Paddle Boards and transparent canoes.

Vessel Info.

  • Length – 46ft
  • Catamaran
  • No. of guests – 10

Layout

On Ice Overnight Tour - Whitsundays - Layout

On Ice Sample Menu

Day One

Appetizers – Hot Samosas, served with Asian Dipping Sauces.

Dinner – Honey Soy Lime Baked Tasmanian Salmon served with Marbled Rustic Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Seasonal Green Vegetables and Peri Peri Aioli.

Day Two

Breakfast – Percolated Espresso Coffee, Black Tea, Milk, Orange Juice, Freshly Chopped Fruit Salad, Hot English Muffins with a variety of Spreads and Cereals.

Morning Tea – Percolated Espresso Coffee, Black Tea, Milk, Dreamy Choc Chip Cookies and Apple Slices.

Lunch – Seasoned Roast Chicken Quarters, Potato Salad, Baby Spinach Leaf Salad with Fetta, Cucumber and Tomatoes.

Appetizers – Cheese Platter with Brie, Australian Vintage Cheddar, Olives, Salami, Crackers and Roast Pumpkin Onion Cashew Dip.

Dinner – Gnocchi Amatriciana (Bacon, Capers, Cherry Tomatoes), Mixed Italian Salad, Homemade Garlic Bread and Parmesan.

Day Three

Breakfast – Percolated Espresso Coffee, Black Tea, Milk, Orange Juice, Freshly Chopped Fruit Salad, Hot English Muffins with a variety of Spreads and Cereals.

Morning Tea – Percolated Espresso Coffee, Black Tea, Milk, Lamingtons and Orange Slices.

Lunch – Gourmet Deli Wraps with Salami.

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

 

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Airlie Beach - Abell Point Marina
  • Departure Time
    4:00pm
  • Return Time
    2:00pm
  • Included
    On Ice
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Day One
Your friendly skipper will meet with all guests at designated meeting area in the northern precinct of Abell Point Marina, short walk from the center Airlie Beach. You will then be brought to your vessel and allocated your sleep area for the cruise. Once being shown your cabin area, the boat heads out to sea and you can enjoy your first sail. Sit back, relax, have a drink and get to know your fellow sailors. Snacks will be served after sundown. Once you have reached a secluded bay of the Whitsunday Islands your vessel will set anchorage for the first night; the crew will commence preparing dinner.
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Day Two
Awake to the smell of fresh coffee being prepared for breakfast at approximately 7:00am. Once breakfast is packed away the boat will head to your first snorkel destination. This could be Border Island or in one of the bays of Hook Island or somewhere else; this could also happen in the afternoon after visiting Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. Your skipper will brief you about snorkelling, the equipment and marine life. A tender boat will be with you throughout your entire snorkelling time, you will not be left alone. After lunch early afternoon you will arrive at famous Whitsunday Island. Gather your beach bag and camera, the view from the Hill Inlet Lookout is always fantastic and afterwards there is plenty of time to hang out on the popular Whitehaven Beach. Another boat voyage will take you to the night time anchorage for your second night. Enjoy some snacks and a breathtaking sunset over the Whitsunday Islands.
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Day Three
Enjoy a sleep in or get into breakfast early to maximise your activity time on the last morning of your cruise. Relax and sunbake on deck or enjoy a watersport activity; snorkelling is also on the agenda. An exciting sailing session (depending on wind conditions) brings you back to the mainland. After a journey of around 3 hours you will step onto solid ground again where your crew will be wishing you farewell and Ahoy.
Congratulations, you are a sailor now.



*Please note this is a sample itinerary only, there is no set itinerary for the overnight cruises as your cruise 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
  • Bath towel
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Transparent canoe
  • Sea scooter
  • Stand-up paddle boards
  • 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 towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket for winter months
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Prescription mask (if required)
  • Bottled water
  • Cash for additional purchases
  • Y.O Alcohol, bottled red or white wine OK, other drinks – cans only
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.

ISail Whitsundays Terms and Conditions


Clients should be aware that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safe guard guests we cannot be responsible for any damage, personnel injury or loss due to the actions of passengers. We recommend taking out travel insurance.

We do not cancel tours due to rain or lack of sunshine. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of the ticket price. All departures and itineraries may be changed or cancelled at the discretion of ISail Whitsundays. We reserve the right to substitute vessels. There is a 2.5% surcharge for credit card purchases.

Dangerous jellyfish inhabit these waters and passengers should take care for their own safety. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owners or crew of the vessel will not be liable for any personnel injury, medical evacuation, illness, death or any other consequence whatsoever of passengers. To minimise the risk of jellyfish stings, we recommend you wear a full length protective stinger suit when entering the water.