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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” (35 reviews)
“sailing ship” (13 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 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome day out on this gorgeous ship, great staff, great snorkeling, plenty of food from morning tea, lunch and afternoon nibbles. If you do one trip in Airlie I would highly recommend this one.

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

Thanks for the review, glad you had such a great day on our gorgeous ship!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from a fullday cruise on the tallship Derwent Hunter. I highly recommend this cruise. The service was outstanding from the minute we book our cruise to pick up and of course the cruise. We departed Abell Marine on board this delightful old...More

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

Glad you enjoyed your day with us, and we really appreciate you leaving a review :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great boat with rich 75 yr history, great authentic sailing, great snorkling spots near Hook island, deserted beach, good food, great crew... a fantastic day for our family of 6!!!

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

Glad to hear that you family loved the day on board Derwent Hunter. thanks for taking the time to review us

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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

Thanks for reviewing us, great to have you on board.

Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Thank M C
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 12 July 2017 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

Thank TAF2010
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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

Thank Duyani
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

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

Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

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Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

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 11 July 2017 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

Thank Stephen K
Jo L, Owner at Derwent Hunter Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

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

Reviewed 10 July 2017 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

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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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