Sail & Walk 7-day Voyage - Townsville to Dunk Island return 3rd - 9th June 2023

From AUD $1,750.00
  • Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Townsville, QLD

Combine both sea and land exploration and escape those winter blues aboard Queensland’s only tall ship…South Passage.

Get away from the world, leave your emails and text messages behind and take on the sea! This is a modern ship built and operated along traditional lines. Be part of the crew sailing the beautiful 100ft gaff-rigged schooner heading out to the open ocean travelling for 7 adventure-filled days. There will be many beautiful spots to stop, swim, snorkel and explore along the magnificent Whitsunday coast. 

South Passage is a sail training ship. As a part of our voyage crew, you will be taking part in all aspects of operating the ship - hoisting sails, keeping a lookout, doing anchor watch, navigating, taking the helm, daily maintenance and cleaning. There will also be time to enjoy the environment - the sea life, the exhilaration of sailing, swimming and island bush walk excursions.

NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING on board - as a sail training ship, South Passage is a dry ship.

COST:   $1,750

The price includes all on-board meals, training, accommodation, certificate and GST.


Breakwater Marina, Mariner’s Drive, The Strand, Townsville

8:30 am  Saturday 3rd June 2023 (Board by 8:00am or you are welcome to board from 4:00pm the afternoon before)


Breakwater Marina, Mariner’s Drive, The Strand, Townsville

4:00 pm Friday 9th June 2023


Day 1: Townsville to Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic island - Forts Walk

Day 2: Magnetic Island to Orpheus Island

Day 3: Orpheus Island to Hinchinbrook Island - part of Thorsborne Trail

Day 4: Sail north to Dunk Island - Island Loop/Mt Kootaloo walk - then evening sail down to Hinchinbrook Channel

Day 5: Hinchinbrook Channel to Orpheus island

Day 6: Orpheus Island south to Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island

Day 7  Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island to Townsville via Radical Bay.

Berths are strictly limited, so get in quick.

Great value for an unforgettable experience!