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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“tall ship” (32 reviews)
“sailing ship” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina South, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 7 4946 7124

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was pondering which Whitsundays day trip to take. Derwent Hunter looked interesting, but a travel agent warned me that it is not going to the Whitehaven beach. It really didn't matter to me because the whole day was fantastic. We visited two snorkeling spots...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very pleasant trip. The captain and personnel enjoyed serving the passengers. The snorkelling was very good. The lunch in board in between the 2 snorkelling stops was good. There was no wind therefore was sailing itself not really possible. Next time hopefully more wind. Certainly...More

Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review, glad you had a great day. Hopefully you can come back and visit us again on a windier day. Its always a trade off with the weather, on light wind days in the winter it is warmer, and it makes perfect...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice day out. Having done something similar (but better) the day prior, it just wasn't going to be as good. The snorkel spots were okay, quite a lot of cyclone damage to coral in the area. Note to organisers: offering a couple...More

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

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed our staff and our boat. Just wanted to follow up on your comments on vegetarian catering. We do have many vegetarians on board, so we had designed the menu to automatically cater for vegetarians...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my husband and little son and we have a fantastic time! crew were very friendly and helpful, we got a bit seasick but nothing like a swim on the beach can fix, great boat, beautiful day nice lunch, and perfect day sailing...More

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

Glad you had an awesome day with your family thanks for reviewing us

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the first time we've been out on Derwent Hunter, and it won't be the last either! We were really pleased to be able to take visiting family out for the day on what is one of the best things you can do in...More

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

We love return visitors, and love the fact that you were able to share the day with the same crew as last year (youre right they love the boat ánd don't want to leave!) My favorite part is listening to the waves swish by too!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed a beautiful and memorable day of sailing onboard the majestic tall ship Derwent Hunter on Sunday 9 July 2017. Both the ship and her crew have a relaxed and capable nature which allow guests to soak up the full experience...More

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

Great to have you on board, we hope this is the first of many sailing adventures for you and your family :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this trip a 6 I would! We loved being on a vessel with so much history. The 3 crew made the day very special and so easy and relaxing. They work hard to make sure you enjoy your day. My husband...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an absolutely amazing day on Derwent Hunter on the 5/7/17! The whole day from start to finish was relaxing and fun. The crew were really friendly and lovely, nothing was too much trouble they were all about the service. The snorkeling was INCREDIBLE!...More

Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sailing with us, and taking the time to provide a review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If there's one thing that's simply a 'must-do when you visit Airlie beach and the Whitsundays, it's a trip out on the Derwent Hunter tall ship. With its incredible and lengthy history, old-World charm and real sailing experience, it's a very worthwhile trip out to...More

Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and overview of your day sailing with us. You really captured what we are trying to achieve.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day on the Derwent Hunter with their friendly & informative crew. A windy day which was perfect for sailing but was a bit rough for snorkeling. Thankfully wetsuits were provided & we were able to snorkel in two different areas from...More

Jo L, Manager at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review we do appreciate it. Thanks for sailing with us :-)

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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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