Eureka II

$489 2 Days / 2 Nights Families, Couples & Solo Travellers 14 Passengers

Departure / Return

Departs: 2:00pm - Tue, Thu & Sat
S M T W T F S
Returns: 11:00am - Mon, Thu & Sat
S M T W T F S

Pricing Options

$489 / Person - Shared Accommodation (01 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
$579 / Person - Private Double Cabin (requires 2 persons) ($1158) (01 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
$485 / Person - Private Triple Cabin (requires 3 persons) ($1455) (01 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)

Hop on board this modern racing yacht to escape the crowds and sail in style...

A classic ocean racer with an impressive reputation, Eureka offers experienced sailors and novices alike the chance to experience sailing on an authentic ocean racer. Eureka II is perfect for those looking to have an adventure while escaping the crowds, allowing for excitement, relaxation and speed. 

Highlights

  • Fast, smooth sailing experience
  • See Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Snorkell in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Snorkelling equipment and wetsuit hire included
  • Spacious interiors and leather upholstery
  • All meals prepared fresh on board
  • Fresh linens provided
  • BYO alcohol

Sample Itinerary

Whitehaven Beach
Experience the beauty of Whitehaven Beach on board Eureka II. Walk along its seven kilometers of silica sands or swim in its pristine and refreshing waters; Whitehaven is an Australian icon that is a must-do for any traveller.

Whitehaven Beach, White sands, Eureka 2, Sailing Whitsundays

Hill Inlet Lookout
Experience nature at its best at the famous Hill Inlet Lookout. Your crew will guide you to the famous lookout point at Hill Inlet where you can experience the swirling sands in all of their glory. Nature's blue and white masterpiece provides the perfect backdrop for your Whitsundays trip offering a unique experience to each and every lucky visitor!

Hill Inlet, Sailing Whitsundays. Couple having fun

Snorkelling
The crew on board Eureka II will take you to all the hot spots in the Whitsundays, providing you with all the necessary gear and knowledge to snorkel with ease around the colourful and lively reefs. Eureka hosts a small groups of guests on board, and so, you will be able to visit remote locations off the beaten track. Below the waterline, the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef are home to unique fish, bizarre corals and amazing marine mammals, and on board Eureka II you can see them all.

Snorkelling Whitsundays, Wrasse,

Authentic Sailing Experience
The Whitsundays are a sailor's paradise, regarded as a world premier sailing destination, with less distances to travel and isolated bays making for smooth waters. The Queensland Coast in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most desirable sailing vacation destinations, with over 100 beautiful tropical islands to visit, explore and enjoy.

Layout

  • Private Double Cabin: One double bed (sleeps two persons) in a private cabin.
  • Shared Single: Single bed (sleeps one person), usually a bunk bed.
  • Shared Double: Double bed (sleeps two persons), usually with a single bunk on top.

*All amenities are shared. There are no options for a private bathroom. 

Sample Menu

Day One
On Arrival: Fresh fruit platter or tea/coffee & biscuits
Lunch: Oven warmed quiche, pesto pasta salad, garden salad & local baked rolls
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Nibbles: World famous Nachos
Dinner: BBQ chicken breast fillets with either satay or thai green curry sauce, rice, damper bread, green salad, yoghurt & cucumber dip
Dessert: Fruit cake & tea & coffee

Day Two
Breakfast: Cereal, toast, spreads, tea & coffee
Morning tea: Either fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Lunch: BBQ sausages, potato salad, asian rice salad, green salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Nibbles: Cubbed cheese, olives, pickled onions, carrot sticks, dips & biscuits
Dinner: Whitsunday Spaghetti , with tasty meat sauce, garlic bread, fresh mixed salad
Dessert: Fruit cake, tea & coffee

Day Three
Breakfast: Cereal, toast, spreads, tea & coffee
Morning tea: Either fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Lunch: Cold meat platters, lettuce, tomato, cheese, carrot, tuna salad, pasta salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits

*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

Each passenger may bring a bag up to a volume of 30Lt. In your bag, please pack:

  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottles to refill
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunnies etc.)
  • Warm clothes/pullover for evenings (seasonal)

You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town, or from Coral Sea Cellars at the southern end of Coral Sea Marina. No glass bottles permitted (with the exception of champagne and wine - red or white).

Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town. Please click here for more information.

What's Included

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

What's Extra

  • $23 EMC Fee (as of 01 July 2020) - payable direct at check in.
  • BYO alcohol (no glass). Soft drinks are available for purchase on board. 

Holiday Surcharges for 2020 onwards:

  • Tours at sea between the 24th of December to the 2nd of January will incur a local payment once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.
  • Tours departing on Easter Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday will incur a once-off fee of $20 per person per night, payable direct at check in.

Terms and Conditions


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. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

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.

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. 

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.


6 Guest Reviews (See All)

"An amazing boat skipper and..."

978 days ago

"An amazing boat, skipper and crew. Beautiful sailing and great food. Mal is such a professional and makes everyone feel so relaxed - never rushes anything! Thank you so much for an unforgettable experience." - Edel

"We've had a very pleasant..."

1033 days ago

"We've had a very pleasant trip on the Eureka II. For two days we were sailing in the Whitsundays Island Area. Mel and his crew were excellent boatsmen and hosts. The food was very good and they brought us the most beautiful and exclusive spots. It was great to be first on the Whitehaven beach before the crowds arrive. Next time Eureka II again!" - Jolanda

"Awesome - everything I was..."

1664 days ago

"Awesome - everything I was going for. Eureka II is NOT a party boat, but is very sociable and is more about the sailing, sightseeing, sociable experience. We had a mix of guests, happy to have a drink and chat in the evening. " - Anon

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