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Matador Whitsundays

From US$ 288.09
  • Explore the Whitsunday Islands on a 2-day cruise on an 85-foot (26-meter) racing boat
  • Enjoy meals made on board
  • Wetsuits and other snorkeling gear provided
Matador Whitsundays
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Matador Whitsundays
From US$ 288.09
Experience the Whitsunday Islands on an overnight sailboat cruise from Airlie Beach. Aboard the Matador, you'll spend two days sailing to snorkeling spots, Whitehaven Beach, and other destinations around Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Meals are included on board this refurbished former racing boat.
What to Expect
• Largest Maxi in the Whitsundays loads of space with out the extra passengers - This means more space per person than any other yacht in the Whitsundays!
• Eco Certified - The crew are trained to preserve the pristine environment and do all they can to run a sustainable cruise.
• One of the regions fastest ex-race boats.
• Experience Whitehaven beach.
• Hill Inlet Lookout
• Can include Whitsunday Island, Hook Island, Hayman Island, Blue Pearl Bay, Border Island.
• Sail the azure waters of the Whitsundays.
• Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
• Brand new refurbishment – modern comfortable interior.
Your purchase includes:
• Generous sized meals sourced from local suppliers.
• Fun and experienced crew.
• Wetsuits.
• Mask & Snorkel.
• Local Fees.
• After-party upon return including promo drinks and discounted meals.
Reviews (82)
1 - 5 of 82 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Unforgettable 2 days!

This really was the highlight of our recent trip to Australia. We spent two days/one night aboard the Matador sailing around the Whitsundays and it really was an unforgettable experience. This is mostly due to the awesome crew and their hospitality which made the trip...More

Thank jamesdQ4142KJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
An unforgettable cruise

I've lived in paradise for 2 days on the Matador! The staff is incredibly friendly, the sailing was awesome and of course the Whitsundays are breathtaking. Visiting Whithaven Beach at the end of the first day is a perfect timing since all the daily visitors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Clara_96F
Reviewed 13 December 2018
Well-organised and laid-back sailing trip

Just spent one night on Matador and got to explore the Whitsundays onboard. Loved it! The area is just incredible and the crew on board super friendly! Can recommend to anyone who is not afraid of some more genuine sailing (it is an old racing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank julia j
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Hi Julia, Thank-you very much for your review on Matador. This old girl provides the best sailing experiences in the Whitsundays (...in our opinion of course haha). Thanks for suggesting our tour and we hope to sail this patch of paradise with you again soon...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile
Cool bananas!

Captain Mark, Matty and Sammy were wonderful and made our trip just that extra enjoyable. Sammy kept us well-fed, Matty brought laughter and smiles all round and captain Mark provided us with really interesting stories of his 11 days lost at sea. They took us...More

Thank Travelforever1200
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi Travelforever1200 - (I agree), Thank-you oh so much for your beautiful review of Matador! Our crew really put their heart and soul into the trips and it's so great for them to get recognised! From all of the team at Matador Whitsundays, we trust...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Great 2 days

As all have said previously really good. Warning this is not for people with mobility issues as you have to climb through floor hatch onto set of 4 steps to the cabin area. This is not for people looking for luxury, you share a large...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dave P
Ozsail1, Manager at Matador Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Dave, Thanks for your review of Matador 2-day 1-night tour! We're over the moon that you had a lot of fun on-board Matador. I agree, all of our guests/crew sort of become family for the 2 days together. We hope that you'll come back...More

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dalene m
18 April 2018|
Response from peggyp1985 | Reviewed this property |
Down under. The boat has beds along the sides, a bit like bunk beds. Single or double are available. Easy to get in when you ask for a lower one.