Welcome to Tallship Adventures
Derwent Hunter, Whitsunday Island sailing adventures
Ever dreamed of sailing to a tropical Whitsunday island for a day, to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef?
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime, sailing on a traditional timber tallship in the sheltered waters of the Whitsunday Islands. This full day tour explores the islands of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in the Whitsundays on the coast of Queensland.
Visit uninhabited islands such as Langford Island and Bali Hai. Explore the secluded beaches. Snorkel straight off the beach with an abundance of marine life, colourful tropical fish, and a multitude of corals.
Ecotourism and Adventure
Tallship Adventures is a multi award winning business for Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism. Our experienced guides are extremely knowledgeable about the ocean, the marine life you will encounter, and the ship itself and its interesting history.
Visiting some of the more secret spots in the Whitsundays, you’ll get to see a side of the islands and reef that you won’t see on any other day tour. This is one of the Whitsundays’ truly unique day sailing adventures.
Meet our resident turtle population, a breathtaking experience. During the cooler winter months, whale sightings are an almost daily occurrence.
Enjoy an eco tour of this world famous wonderland by snorkeling and swimming among the fringing coral reefs of the Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef, at two premier snorkeling and beach locations. Spend time ashore at Langford Reef and Bali Hai where you can enjoy some beach time, snorkeling and learning about the exceptional biodiversity of the area with our experienced crew.
Family owned and operated
Tallship Adventures is a family run charter company offering award winning day sailing adventures in the Whitsundays. Derwent Hunter is one of Australia’s most remarkable vessels, with a lengthy and interesting history. Tours depart Abell Point Marina at Airlie Beach daily, for a full day tour exploring the Whitsunday islands.