On Ice Sailing Whitsundays

Duration: 2 days and two nights

Departure Times:

  • Departs: 4:00 pm
  • Returns: 2:00 pm

Departure Point:

  • Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach

It’s important to note these departure times, as they will ensure you have a seamless and enjoyable experience during your excursion. Make sure to arrive at the Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach well before the departure time so that you don’t miss out on any exciting activities and sights that await you on your journey. Enjoy your adventure!

Certainly! Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet are among the most beautiful and sought-after destinations in the Whitsunday Islands. Here’s what you can expect during your sailing catamaran adventure:

Excellent Service: Prepare for a day of exceptional service and hospitality as you embark on your journey to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. The crew aboard the catamaran is dedicated to ensuring that you have a memorable and comfortable experience throughout your trip.

Sailing Catamaran: Your mode of transportation is a spacious and stable sailing catamaran. It provides a smooth and enjoyable ride as you navigate the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Glass Bottom Canoe: Dive deeper into the underwater world with the option to use a glass bottom canoe. It’s an excellent way to get a close-up view of the vibrant marine life and coral formations beneath you.

Hot Showers: After a day of adventure, relax and refresh with hot showers on board. It’s the perfect way to wash off the saltwater and sand, ensuring you’re comfortable for the rest of your journey.

Snorkelling: Immerse yourself in the world-renowned snorkelling opportunities that the Great Barrier Reef offers. Discover the incredible diversity of marine species and colourful coral gardens as you snorkel in the clear, warm waters.

Delicious Catering: Recharge with delicious catering options on board—Savour various freshly prepared meals that will satisfy your taste buds and energise you for your exploration.

BYO Alcohol: Feel free to bring your alcohol to enhance your experience. Enjoy a glass of wine or your favourite beverage as you soak in the breathtaking views and unwind on the catamaran.

Your excursion to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet promises natural beauty, top-notch service, and amenities. It’s a journey that combines adventure, relaxation, and the opportunity to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. Get ready for a day of unforgettable moments and spectacular sights!


Absolutely! On Ice’s adventure tour in the Whitsundays is the perfect choice if you want to sail and play in paradise. Here’s why this tour stands out:

Unrivalled Water Toys

On Ice boasts an impressive collection of water toys, making it one of the most sought-after trips in the Whitsundays. From snorkelling gear to kayaks and more, you’ll have access to everything you need to make the most of your aquatic adventures.

Small Group Sailing

With a maximum of just ten guests, this tour offers an intimate and personalised sailing experience. It’s ideal for those who prefer a more relaxed and exclusive setting.

Fun and Adventure

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or simply looking for a good time, On Ice delivers on both fronts. You’ll be able to indulge in exciting activities while enjoying the social atmosphere on board.

Suitable for Everyone: This sailing experience is designed to cater to a wide range of travellers. Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic getaway, a family looking for a fun-filled vacation, or a group of friends ready to create lasting memories, On Ice welcomes all.

Identical Sister Vessel: If you find that On Ice is fully booked, fear not! On Ice has an identical sister vessel, Entice, offering a similar fantastic experience. You can explore the Entice page for availability and options.

With On Ice’s adventure tour, you’ll set sail in the heart of paradise, surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Whitsundays. It’s an adventure that promises relaxation and excitement, all in the company of like-minded travellers. So, get ready to make unforgettable memories as you explore the wonders of this tropical haven!


Vessel Specifications

  • Designer – M. Joubert / B. Nivelt
  • Builder – Fontaine Pajot
  • Model – Bahia
  • Overall Length – 14.2m / 46ft.
  • Hull Beam – 7.4m
  • Draft – 2.2m
  • Superstructure – Fibreglass
  • Sail Area – 98.5 sq. m.
  • Spinnaker – Yes
  • Engine Power – 2 x 39 KW
  • Water – 1000L
  • Passengers – 10 Max.
  • Crew – 2
  • Onboard Equipment – Masks, Snorkels, Snorkel Suits, SUP’s, SeaScooter, Glass Canoe
Whitsundays Sail and Snorkel

Important Information

  • The minimum age for children is six years and over
  • Guests under 18 years of age must be able to swim.
  • Guests under 18 cannot be booked into shared accommodations. (except where the group will occupy an entire shared area).
  • In other cases, the parent needs to occupy the shared area, and the child shares a private cabin with another parent.
  • On Ice Saling, Whitsundays is only suitable for active people.
  • A basic level of fitness and mobility is required.
  • As a guideline, guests should be able to climb a ladder easily.

Certainly! On Ice is the epitome of an offshore sailing vessel, offering an unbeatable blend of speed, comfort, and adventure in the Whitsundays. It creates the ideal atmosphere for an unforgettable sailing trip. Here’s why On Ice is a top choice for travelers seeking the perfect Whitsundays experience:

Speed and Comfort: On Ice strikes the perfect balance between speed and comfort. You’ll enjoy swift sailing while basking in the coziness of this remarkable vessel. It’s a combination that ensures a smooth and exhilarating journey.

All-Inclusive: This tour is all-inclusive, meaning you’ll have access to the latest water toys and water sports equipment. Whether you’re into snorkeling, kayaking, or any other aquatic adventure, On Ice has you covered.

Popular Choice: On Ice has earned its reputation as a popular choice among a diverse range of guests who visit the Whitsundays. It’s a testament to the exceptional experience it offers, drawing travelers from all walks of life.

Tranquil Island Exploration: For those who dream of exploring the serene beauty of the Whitsunday Islands firsthand, On Ice delivers. It’s the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the tranquility of these stunning landscapes.

Action and Relaxation: On Ice provides the best of both worlds. Whether you crave action-packed moments or simply want to relax and soak up the tropical paradise, this tour caters to all preferences.

Small, Social Groups: The intimate and social atmosphere on On Ice adds to the appeal. You’ll be part of a small group of like-minded travelers, enhancing the sense of camaraderie and shared experiences.

On Ice is your answer if you’ve been yearning for a tropical escape that combines adventure with relaxation. It offers the ultimate sailing experience in the Whitsundays, where every moment is a chance to create cherished memories. Don’t miss the opportunity to sail, play, and unwind in this tropical paradise!

Prepare to experience the best of the Whitsundays on board On Ice. Here’s what you can look forward to on your two-day, two-night sailing adventure:

Escape the Crowds: With intimate group numbers, you can bid farewell to the crowds. Your friendly crew is dedicated to taking you to pristine destinations in the Whitsunday Islands, ensuring you have a personalized and authentic experience.

Diverse Destinations: No two trips are ever the same, as the focus is on giving each guest a unique and authentic experience. Your experienced skipper will navigate between various lagoons and bays, selecting the best locations based on the weather and tide conditions during your journey.

Island Exploration: Get ready to explore a range of islands, including Hook, Dumbell, Langford, Hayman, Black, Border, and Esk Island. Each island has its own charm and beauty, offering a diverse range of experiences.

Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout: On Ice always treats its guests to the awe-inspiring sights of Hill Inlet Lookout and the indulgent shores of Whitehaven Beach. Spend ample time on the beach, where you can relax on the cool silica sands and wade through the warm shallow lagoons. Don’t forget to take the short bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout for panoramic views that are perfect for capturing stunning photos.

Snorkeling: Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Whitsundays to explore the colorful fringing reefs below the surface. With thousands of fish species and vibrant hard and soft coral, this underwater world is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Glass-Bottom Canoe and Stand-up Paddleboards: For those who prefer to stay dry while exploring the underwater world, On Ice provides the option of glass-bottom see-through double canoes. They offer a window to the fascinating underwater world below. You can also glide across the Whitsundays’ lagoons and bays on stand-up paddleboards, offering another perspective of the flourishing coral gardens.

Your On Ice adventure promises excitement, relaxation, and the opportunity to connect with the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. Whether you’re lounging on Whitehaven Beach, snorkeling among vibrant marine life, or paddling on glass-bottom canoes, each moment is a chance to create lasting memories in this tropical paradise. Get ready for an unforgettable journey!

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