Atlantic Clipper

$425 2 Days / 2 Nights Backpackers (18-35's) 54 Passengers

Departure / Return

Departs: 11:45am - 2:15pm - Tue, Thu & Sat
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Returns: 12:00pm - Thu, Sat & Mon
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Pricing Options

$425 / Person - Shared Accom (01 Apr 2020 to 30 Sep 2020)
$475 / Person - Private Twin Cabin (Requires 2 People) ($950) (01 Apr 2020 to 30 Sep 2020)
$475 / Person - Private Double Cabin (Requires 2 People) ($950) (01 Apr 2020 to 30 Sep 2020)

Prepare yourself for the best few days of your life, jump on board the Whitsundays largest and liveliest vessel!

Atlantic Clipper is renowned along the east coast of Australia for being a young, fun and lively sailing experience around the Whitsunday Islands. This is must-do for all 18-35's, looking for a tour with plenty of water sports, plenty of passengers and plenty of fun!

Highlights

  • Huge onboard spa
  • Fully air conditioned throughout
  • Delicious food and fun, young crew
  • Young, fun social group, perfect for 18-35's
  • Three story high water slide and stand-up paddle boards
  • Jet boat rides and banana boat rides available on board
  • Exceptionally stable (largest boat in the Whitsundays!)
  • Scuba diving available, must be pre-booked
  • Diving and snorkelling gear provided
  • Delicious food and fun, young crew
  • Sun decks and sheltered areas
  • BYO alcohol 

Sample Itinerary

Whitehaven Beach
Check an item off your bucket list by visiting the famous Whitehaven Beach during your trip on Atlantic Clipper. Swim in the blue azure waters, sunbathe on the bright white silica sands or get active with a game of beach cricket with new friends. The world famous beach has been voted one of the best in the world and its reputation stretches to the far corners of even the most remote places.

Hill Inlet Lookout
Take a walk in the natural wilderness and marvel at the breath-taking sights at Hill Inlet. Nature's blue and white masterpiece is forever changing with the tides and ocean currents, providing a unique experience to every visitor and a perfect backdrop for some staple photos!

Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
Visit awe-inspiring snorkel and dive locations in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The exact snorkel location depends on the sea conditions, your knowledgeable crew will determine the best snorkelling locations on the day. Either way, you will see an abundant range of corals and marine life. The Clipper offers onboard scuba diving for both certified divers and those without experience/qualification. All diving MUST be pre-booked and paid for on board.

  • Scuba Dives are $65pp (introductory or certified).

The price includes all gear hire and a dive instructor. All dives are subject to age, conditions and medical questions. If you are a certified diver you will need to bring diving certification card with you.

Water Sports
An abundance of water sports and extra activities are available on Atlantic Clipper, free of charge to all guests:

  • Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Huge deck spa (12 persons)
  • 8 metre megaslide (5 metre drop to the sea)
  • 9 metre megaslide
  • Aft night light to attract marine life

In addition to the above activities, Atlantic Clipper have recently partnered with Pioneer Jet to offer guests two new water sport activities to try out: jet boat and banana boat rides! These are at an additional cost, but can be decided upon and paid for on board:

  • Jet boat ride is $35pp
  • Banana boat ride is $20pp

Layout

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Atlantic Clipper Floor Plan

  • Shared Accommodation: Single beds in 3 or 4 bed dorms, shared bathroom 
  • Private Twin Cabin: Two single beds in a private cabin, with a private bathroom
  • Private Double Cabin: One double bed in a private cabin with a private bathroom

*Upgrade to a Private Double or Twin Cabin for only $50 per person! Ask us for more details. 

Sample Menu

Day One
Snacks: Chips, dips and cheeses.
Dinner: Oven baked fish served with herb and lemon dressing on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes, alongside homemade crunchy coleslaw, fresh Aussie damper and bread rolls.

Day Two
Breakfast: Tea and coffee, a selection of breads, spreads such as honey, jam marmalade, Vegemite and peanut butter. Tropical fresh fruit platters as well as toasted muesli and cornflakes
Lunch: Selection of cold meats, salads, homemade pesto pasta salad, tuna and sweet corn salad, a selection of cheeses and crackers and fresh rolls and wraps
Dinner: Papa Steve's famous spaghetti bolognaise, cheese and a salad with garlic bread
Snacks: Aussie hot dogs with cheddar cheese and onions as well as chips, dips and cheeses.

Day Three
Breakfast: Tea and coffee, a selection of breads, spreads such as honey, jam marmalade, vegemite and peanut butter. Tropical fresh fruit platters as well as toasted muesli and cornflakes.

*Please note that this is a sample of menu and is subject to change. Most special diets can be catered for upon request, please advise us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

More Information

What To Bring

Please only bring a small soft overnight bag without any zippers (ie. a re-usable shopping). A zipless souvenir bag can be purchased at the boat's check-in office for a few dollars. Ensure you pack clothes, a hat, swim-wear, towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal) and cash/card for onboard purchases. Feel free to bring on board a reusable water bottle and/or additional snacks. You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles, please.

Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.

What's Included

  • Skipper
  • Crew
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Linen
  • Wetsuit hire and snorkelling equipment
  • Marine Park fees

What's Extra

  • BYO alcohol (no glass)
  • Soft drinks
  • Jet boat rides
  • Banana boat rides
  • Scuba diving

Jet & Banana Boat Rides:

Jet boat rides and banana boat rides can be purchased. These optional extras can be decided on and paid for on board.

  • Jet boat ride is $35pp
  • Banana boat ride is $20pp

Scuba Diving:

Atlantic Clipper offers onboard scuba diving for both certified divers and those without experience/qualification. Scuba dives MUST be pre-booked, but are paid for on board.

  • Scuba dive is $65pp - MUST be pre-booked. 

Your safety in the water is our primary concern. To ensure your comfort and safety divers must be 18 years or over and they will require that you have a Divers Medical Certificate for certain medical conditions.


Dive Medical Certificate:

Your safety in the water is our primary concern. Please read through the following information carefully to determine whether you require a Dive Medical Certificate (at own cost).

If you are aged 45 and over and you would like to participate in an Introductory Scuba Dive you will be required to present a Dive Medical Certificate onboard. This does not apply for certified divers. 

Please read the following questions carefully:

  • Do you currently have an ear infection?
  • Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
  • Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
  • Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
  • Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
  • Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
  • Do you have active asthma or history of asthma, emphysema or tuberculosis?
  • Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
  • Do you have behavioural health problems or a nervous system disorder?
  • Are you or could you be pregnant?
  • Do you have a history of colostomy?
  • Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
  • Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
  • Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
  • Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
  • Do you have a history of diabetes?
  • Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
  • Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
  • Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, you are required to obtain and present a current (issued within the past 12 months) Divers Medical Certificate before you can scuba dive. 

Please click here for a list of doctors who can provide this service.

Terms and Conditions


Important Information: 

Please note Atlantic Clipper departs between 11:45pm & 2:15pm depending on the tide.


Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 


Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

A $40 per person Public Holiday Surcharge is applicable to tours where the vessel is at sea on Christmas Day or New Years Day.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Cancellations


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 60-30 days prior to travel date forfeit 50% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 30 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. A $40 per person transfer fee applies to all name or date changes.

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


Refunds:

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Accountability/Misconduct:

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.


38 Guest Reviews (See All)

"One word accurately describes this..."

53 days ago

"One word accurately describes this trip, EPIC! Could not have asked for a better crew and bunch of people. Food 10/10 Crew 10/10 Diving 10/10" - Hannah Hill

"My trip on The Clipper..."

105 days ago

"My trip on The Clipper was AMAZING! Everything from the crew, the boat, the food, the activities were even better than I expected! If you’re looking for a good time, meeting fun people and enjoying a few bevies, this is the trip for you! My favourite trip along the East Coast!!!" - Jamie

"We had an epic time..."

106 days ago

"We had an epic time on the Clipper, the crew were amazing, great food, snorkelling was sick and the waterslides were heaps of fun!" - Jenna

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