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Sailing Whitsundays Australia / Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour

Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour

$179 per person

Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour

Here’s why you will love going to Whitehaven beach & Dumbell Island on board Providence V

Jump on board a classic tallship Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour for a sail in the Whitsundays to the world renowned Whitehaven Beach. Stroll along Whitehaven Beach. Snorkel at Dumbbell among the most magnificent coral in the Whitsundays. Help set the sails of chill on deck. Experience the sailing of yesteryear.

Jump on board to sail to Hook Passage. Help set the sails or chill on deck. Help yourself to morning tea from a local caterer as you head for the largest island in the Whitsundays: Whitsunday Island. Here you stop at Tongue Bay to disembark for the 10 min walk up to Hill Inlet lookout. You can have the chance to photograph one of the most photographed beaches in the world: Whitehaven known as Betty’s Beach. Swim off the beach and explore. Then we head back on board for lunch on the way to Dumbbell Island where you will be able to snorkel at one of the best snorkelling spots in the Whitsundays and spot the turtles when they meet the boat. Then it’s homeward bound after an exciting day out on a classic tallship.



  • $179 Per Adult
  • $89.50 Per Child (1-12 years)
  • $520 Per Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)


Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour Inclusions

  • Morning tea and afternoon tea
  • Lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off from local accommodation
  • Snorkelling equipment and instruction
  • Stinger suit hire



  • Alcohol and soft drinks onboard

What to bring?

  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Swim wear and towel
  • Camera
  • Cash or credit card for beverages
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Airlie Beach - Abell Point Marina
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
  • Included
    Providence V Whitehaven Beach & Dumbell Island Tour
Courtesy Bus Pick Up

Start your day nice and early with a coach pick up from your accommodation. You will be taken to the Providence meeting point at the northern end of Abell Point Marina. From here you will be accompanied to the vessel, the crew will then provide a safety demonstration.

Set Sail to the Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Island

Help hoist the sail or sit back and relax as Providence sails her way through the Whitsunday Passage and enjoy your morning tea onboard.

Guided Bushwalk to the Hill Inlet Lookout & Whitehaven Beach

Upon your arrival into Tonque Bay your vessel will prepare to anchor and transfer all guests to shore. Commence your guided bushwalk to the iconic Hill Inlet Lookout and be sure to have your camera ready for one of the most photographed destinations in the Whitsundays.
Walk down to the white swirling sands of the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, here is where you will enjoy your beach time and a quick dip in the crystal clear waters.


Snorkel Dumbell Island

After yourr time spent at Whitehaven Beach, jump back onboard Providence and commence sail towards Dumbell Island. During your journey you will have time to enjoy lunch onboard prior to snorkelling. Pull up your stinger suit and grab your mask and snorkel and plunge ino the beautiful fringing reef of Dumbell Island - you may even have the chance to see a turtle or two. 

Sail through the Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach

After your snorkel adventure it is time to set the sails one last time for the day and return back to Airlie Beach - Abell Point Marina. Share a platter of fruit and cheese as your reminise on your day's sights and adventure.

Courtesy Bus Drop Off

Arrive back at Abell Point Marina where your courtesy bus awaits to drop you back to your accommodation.



Value For Money

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.


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.


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.