Husband and wife team, Warren & Jo Ladd have 25 years’ experience running tours in the Whitsundays. Their vision always has, and still, is to share the enjoyable experience of sailing on a heritage Tall Ship in the beautiful Whitsundays, while still delivering a tour that has un underlying focus on sustainability and reef education while being as eco-friendly as possible.
Back in the 1990’s Tallship Adventures lead the way to became the first sailing tour in the Whitsundays to obtain ecotourism accreditation (formally NEAP), and went on in later years to become the first Advanced Eco Accredited overnight sailing tour, proudly today Tallship Adventures is listed as a Green Travel Leader with Ecotourism Australia.
Originally specialising in overnight sailing tours, since 2012 Tall Ship Adventures has offered day tours delighting guests of all ages and nationalities. The Derwent Hunter Tall Ship Reef Adventure sails to dedicated sites where the crew help monitor the reefs for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority through their Eye on the Reef programm. Alexander Stewart offers a similar experience on a two day, one night tour visiting not only beautiful snorkel spots, but beaches and picturesque overnight anchorages.
Their passion in maintaining traditional timber sailing boats goes hand in hand with their vision to offer informative and eco friendly tours in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.
At Tall Ship Adventures we pride ourselves on not only having beautiful timber vessels but also a dedicated and passionate group of staff. Sharing in our vision for an informative and eco-friendly, traditional sailing experience our staff go above and beyond to deliver the best Whitsundays experience possible.