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Derwent Hunter Day Tours

Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7124
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Tallship Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from the Whitsundays
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Tall Ship Reef Adventure. Day Sailing on board the Australian legend Derwent Hunter. Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef. Help sail, snorkell fringing reefs, explore coral atolls of Langford Reef and Bali Hai. Multi award winning for adventure and eco tourism. Departs Airlie Beach.
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“tall ship” (29 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (14 reviews)
“day trip” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 7 4946 7124

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on this one day cruise, including snorkeling at two locations of Hook Island in the Whitsundays. It was unforgettable, thanks to the beautiful ship and great crew on board.

Thank Tomas J
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tomas, thanks for reviewing us, so glad you could make some memories with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards Derwent Hunter team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip! Crew were informative, helpful and fun. Pete the skipper knew how to make everyone laugh. Sailing was beautiful, saw plenty of turtles and underwater life. Absolutely recommend for a day of Sailing!

Thank bennywright11
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing us, glad to hear you enjoyed your day with us :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trip on the Derwent Hunter was great. Very relaxing, great crew, (beautiful Captain!), and on a ship with a cool and interesting history. Seeing turtles, dolphins, a morey eel, a black-tipped reef shark, and so many varieties of fish was so fun. I love...More

Thank Prairyson
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, great to hear of all your marine sightings which are the benefits of spending so much time at our two snorkelng sites. Enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The day was planned out well with a stopover at Hook Island and Ian Point for snorkelling. We spent about 30 minutes (if not more) in each place. The crew provided us lots of useful knowledge about the ship, some history of the area and...More

Thank aylinagis
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, we do appreciate it.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

I loved this trip right from the start - as soon as we arrived there were staff giving us intructions and telling us what to expect. They have planned ahead and written the safety instructions in various languages which I think is really thoughtful of...More

Thank kiwichiick
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Many thanks for the review, we love to welcome guests from all over the world so we do try to breakdown language barriers as much as possible. The water temps do vary from 24 degrees in winter to 30 degrees in summer, but can feel...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a perfect, relaxing way to explore the area. The crew were fantastic and provided a lot of information about the ship's history and sealife. The chocolate cake was fantastic and there was a great lunch with more than enough for everyone and plenty...More

Thank Claire B
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, thanks for noticing all the little things we do to ensure you have the best day :-)

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went for the day trip aboard the Derwent Hunter as part of the Thrill and Chill deal. We were lucky enough to only have 12 people on board. We loved that this trip was the only one that didn't go to...More

Thank LouiseKollerSmith
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the reveiw Louise, great that you were able to enjoy our tour in combination with our Thrill n Chill partners. Relaxing is a key part of our trip, and one of the reasons we chose to follow paths less travelled :-)

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had already done the speedboat trip around the Whitsundays so we wanted something a little different this time around. We also werent interested in seeing Whitehaven beach again and just wanted to snorkel. Yes it is a longer (round) trip but if you're not...More

Thank Pinkerton2
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the review, great to hear that you enjoyed your day relaxing on Derwent Hunter

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We spent the day on the Derwent Hunter yesterday as 2x couples. With only 17 passengers and 3 crews it was very spacious and comfortable. The 3 crew really knew their stuff from facts about the boats history, the fish, the coral and more. The...More

Thank YCK89
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for reviewing us, we are glad you had such an amazing day with us

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a wonderful day on the historic Deerhunter. The staff are knowledgeable, hardworking and approachable. The snorkelling was fantastic with alternatives for those not wishing to do this activity. Food was plentiful and a great choice of salads, meats and vegetarian alternatives. We had...More

Thank lynn m
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for reviewing us, glad you got to experience a special day with us on our beautiful ship. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

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Maggie G
18 February 2017|
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Response from Jo L | Property representative |
Hi Maggie, We take a maximum of 39 guests (25-30 on average), there is no formal "chair'seating but plenty of cabin top space to sit.
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sillyassfog
4 April 2016|
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Response from Jo L | Property representative |
Hi Paul, thanks for , the message, great to hear that you enjoyed your trip so much. We now offer day trips sailing in the Whitsundays, if you want a couple of days we do combo with ocean Rafting called "Thrill n Chill" for... More
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