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Oz Adventure Sailing – Islands, Reef and Dive

Oz Adventure Sailing is dedicated to offering you World Class overnight sailing adventures in the spectacular Whitsunday Islands. With Oz Adventure Sailing, you can be assured of the highest quality sailing holiday experiences. Oz Adventure Sailing prides itself on the fact they have no fixed itineraries for their scheduled departure holidays. The desires of guests are considered in relation to prevailing weather conditions to ensure that everyone on board enjoys their holiday. All Oz Adventure vessels provide fantastic meals prepared freshly on board.

The entire fleet consists of 26 owner operator vessels including catamarans, tall ships and a variety of racing and cruising sloops offers a unique sailing experience for the budget, moderate and deluxe traveller. Departing daily from Airlie Beach, they offer a choice of itineraries and activities to suit their customers individual needs while sailing the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef marine park. The fleet of vessels range from 6 to 25 passengers offering all inclusive sailing holidays to suit individuals, couples and groups of any size who want to learn to sail, dive, snorkel, explore, or simply relax.

Touring Options

Spank Me

Experience the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Outer Reef on board Spank Me, an 82 foot Maxi. Built in 1989 by Alan Bond, Spank Me was originally named “Drumbeat” and won the 1990 Sydney to Hobart Race before relocating overseas to compete for the next decade as “Congere” and then “Spank Me BT”. She returned home to Australia in 2004 and now takes 26 guests on three day/three night adventures exploring the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling or diving the Great Barrier Reef. Each passenger receives a free 20 minute dive and for those who want to get involved in the sailing, the experienced crew will need the help of enthusiastic passengers to get on the grinder and pull up the main sail, otherwise you can relax on the spacious deck and enjoy the view.

Pacific Star

Experience the highlights of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef on board Pacific Star, a spacious 65 foot Catamaran where you can sail, scuba and snorkel. Visit the Outer Reef, as well as the famous Whitehaven Beach for a truly unforgettable three days and three nights sailing and diving holiday. Pacific Star offers modern comforts such as air conditioning, ensuite cabins, television, DVD and CD player. Pacific Star has a purpose built dive platform and takes two professional dive instructors who are keen to assist Certified as well as first time Divers in experiencing the Great Barrier Reef. Courses are also available. Please enquire at time of booking.


Sail and Dive the Whitsunday Islands and Outer Great Barrier Reef on the 16.4 metre ketch Kiana. Below decks are fitted out for maximum comfort for 14 passengers. Enjoy the comfort of air conditioning, large roomy saloon areas and comfortable cabins while down below and above decks there is lots of room for gearing up to go diving or snorkelling or just relaxing in the sun. The Skipper, Hostess and Dive Instructor will ensure you enjoy the best of both worlds, sailing and diving by day and great food and a relaxed atmosphere in the evenings.

Activites and Experiences at Oz Adventure Sailing – Islands, Reef and Dive

  • National Ecotourism Certification Program (EcoCertification)
  • Bushwalking
  • Cruising
  • Fossicking
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Checkin Desk
  • Waiting Area
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Cruise
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Water based
  • World Heritage
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Single
  • Tourism Whitsundays
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.