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Aboard Gecko Sailing Whitsundays the experience is magical and unforgettable!
Based at Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, the charter yacht, ‘Gecko’ a modern 2009 French built Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 36i has taken many a sightseer on exploratory tours of some of the most picturesque surrounding regions.
What services does Gecko Sailing Whitsundays provide?
Gecko Sailing Whitsundays offers a hire and sail yourself yacht charter option from a single day to as many days as you choose. We can also provide the option of having a qualified sail guide on board with you to assist in sailing advise, and local knowledge on the area and water ways.
There are many beautiful locations within reach of a one day hire which provide excellent snorkelling, or a island resorts, where you can visit and enjoy the resort facilities between a morning and afternoon sail.
If you are hiring for two days or more, then the Whitsundays is yours to enjoy as you wish, or our experienced team can assist you in suggesting a suitable itinerary based on the forecast conditions, places you wish to visit, and things you enjoy doing whether it be bush walking, visiting Aboriginal rock drawings, or snorkelling and swimming.
What a day trip aboard Gecko could include?
- A visit to popular snorkelling spot, Blue Pearl Bay, whose calm waters make it a great starting point for some amazing snorkelling sights.
Or- The coral-and-sand spit, Langford Reef is a much sought after site for snorkelling and beach lovers. You must surely have spotted it in the promotional films on the Whitsundays.
Or- Daydream Island, which sailing enthusiasts make a point of visiting, and indulge in fun activities like coral viewing, parasailing, scuba-diving and jet-skiing, among others.
Or- Long Island, a diverse 9 km long island comprising lush flora and fauna, National Park walking tracks, and fringing coral reefs.
What can you look forward to on two or more days?
Well quite simply the sky is the limit, but here are a few local favourites and world renowned Whitsunday icons to name a few.
Why not visit one of our pride and joys, Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, with its talcum powder like, 99% pure White silica sands and crystal clear coral seas lapping at its shores and voted the worlds No1 eco beach. You could take a picnic lunch and eat on the beach while you are there, don’t forget to sink your toes into the incredible sand and why not take the track to the lookout, where you can take in the breathtaking views of the full length of Whitehaven beach, Hill Inlet and other Whitsunday isles
You could sail close to HAYMAN island, Australia’s first 5 star island resort, coveted by many a famous name, why not ring ahead, to see if there is availability to step foot on this famous island for a day to have a scrumptious lunch and then head back to the luxury of your own yacht.
You could also sail around many of the Charter friendly shores of the Whitsunday islands, like Hamilton island, where you can experience world class golfing, unlimited water sports, night life and resort pools with bar and check out their small, but friendly Australian native animal zoo, to uninhabited islands, teaming with natural flora and fauna, where you could be the only person on the entire island.
There is always our famous family orientated Day Dream Resort and Spa, where you can play a game of putt putt golf with the kids around all the Australian iconic land marks, while mum soaks up a luxury spa treatment, then whole family can enjoy an amazing out door aquarium, where you can feed and even pat a sting ray.
Not only can you admire the scenic beauty that surrounds you but also catch glimpses of Hump backed Whales, every year during the months of July through until October, when they migrate to the warmer waters of the Whitsundays and the mothers give birth to their young,
you could also see dolphins and Sea turtles in their natural habitat! Whether you’re with friends or family, you’ll get to enjoy some of the best island attractions on your Gecko Sailing Whitsundays adventures.
A bit about Gecko:
Imagine lounging on a sleek yacht that makes you feel like a modern day Robinson Crusoe or perhaps even a billionaire business czar. The Sun Odyssey 36i is a lean mean sailing machine that boasts a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a highly secure deck, and ample cockpit and generous storage lockers. Designed by famed naval architect Marc Lombard, it is a luxurious and high-performance sailboat that has top-class interior and exterior. Alongside the architectural finesse and decidedly luxurious aura, there is a warm and restful ambiance that welcomes you and makes you feel at ease instantly. Whether you are a seasoned sailor or not. You’ll be happy to know that the sailboat, Gecko is also fitted with a new solar system keeping the carbon foot print to a minimum and leaving a negligible impact on animal and plant life. A fully equipped sailboat, it has three cabins that are intended for six passengers, it is absolutely perfect for six adults, or 4 adults plus two children. Gecko is well-maintained and spacious with tons of natural lighting uplifting your spirits even more and promises comfort galore and a memorable experience, especially as there is also a tender which travels with you to allowing for you to leave the vessel anchored or moored and explore this stunning region.
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For booking details and prices, please call 0417 117 734
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