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Beautiful boat and lovely crew!

We were a small group, only 11 passengers, but a good mix from England, Holland, Germany, Austria... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Tim C
Brighton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Just wow!

What an amazing experience, sailing around the glorious Whitsunday Islands on board this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
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1 Airlie Esp, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 5932
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We were a small group, only 11 passengers, but a good mix from England, Holland, Germany, Austria and Sweden. Captain Gaz, Stuart, Leona and Cory were our crew and they were great. The food was fantastic, I think they were still cooking for the normal...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 16 April 2018

What an amazing experience, sailing around the glorious Whitsunday Islands on board this wonderful tall ship. The crew was amazing (kudos to Captain Tess and her team), with the itinerary allowing for just the right amount of relaxation and activity - from bush walking to...More

Thank Franwardlee
Reviewed 21 March 2018

From start to finish we had a great time. The boat and crew were awesome and we were lucky to have other great guests with us too! Solway Lass is a beautiful ship with a really entertaining and fascinating history. Neesh served up some great...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A wonderful, wonderful trip, thoroughly recommended. The crew- Captain Pete, Joel, Abby, Grace and Neesh- were fantastic, with interesting tales, some hilarious/awful jokes, very helpful and generally a fun group of people to be leading the trip. I’d always like to spend more time snorkelling,...More

Thank henry h
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I very rarely take the time to give a revue but in this instance I feel I must. I got back from a trip on the Solway Lass a few days ago & ive never experienced anything like it. I holiday about 4 times a...More

Thank ge0rge1981
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The good: - the ship is beautiful and sailing was great - food was good - rope swinging was fun - most of the crew were friendly most of the time - drinks were very reasonable priced ($5,50 for glass of wine, $5/6 for a...More

2  Thank Katinka v
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The highlight of our Australia trip so far! Everything about the trip was so enjoyable thanks to the hard work of the crew. We met some fantastic people on board. Rope swing after snorkelling is a must! Cracking sunset at Whitehaven beach. Highly recommend. Callum...More

Thank cpr02
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience, right from pick up to return everyone was so friendly. The ship speaks for itself- over a hundred years old and as charming as ever. The crew become your friends, believe me! They will do everything to make your stay comfortable...More

Thank christine r
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A ship more than a century old, offering, thanks to its crew and its equipment an optimal quality of well being and comfort, perfectly adapted to what one can seek when one is not a sailor but that one likes the sea and all this...More

Thank jacquesm129
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I are on a road trip from Cairns to Sydney. We decided to explore the Withsunday Islands and after some research we found this marvellous old boat from 1902 offering exactly what we were looking for: some good chilling time with style....More

1  Thank Emanuele L
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