A classic timber sailing ketch with all modern comforts. Enjoy the ambiance of traditional sailing in ultimate comfort as Summertime sails the sparkling waters of the Whitsundays. Handcrafted in 1945 by master shipwrights, Summertime has been lovingly restored and immaculately maintained. While retaining all of her old world charm, the boat also boasts a freshwater Jacuzzi and is fully air conditioned.
Summertime is the only vessel in the Whitsundays to offer a unique guided kayaking adventure. A Summertime voyage promotes eco friendly exploration of the islands as you paddle quietly into hidden inlets and soak up the ever changing but always magnificent scenery.
Discovering the wonders below the water is also easy aboard Summertime with guided snorkels.
Whether enjoying the sailing, exploring by kayak or venturing below, our crews intimate local knowledge means you are always shown the best of the Whitsundays in the best possible ways. Our Canon G16 camera is always at hand to capture your Summertime adventures forever- and with an underwater housing, your snorkelling experiences are forever remembered!
Sailing and exploring the Whitsundays creates quite an appetite and luckily, delicious meals are prepared fresh on board. Our crew will continually surprise you with their delectable creations.
A Summertime voyage is a full two day, one night Whitsunday cruise. Summertime sails around one of the world's premier holiday destinations, The Whitsunday Islands are regarded as a sailor’s paradise. The close proximity of the 74 islands provides endless shelter and snug overnight anchorages, so now all you need is a traditional sailing boat to complete this picture.
Departs: Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, 8:30am on Monday, Thursday & Saturday.
Returns: 4:00pm Tuesday, Friday & Sunday.
Some dietary requirements may incur a surcharge, please ask our reservations staff for more information