Find your

Traditional sailing combined with
top comfort on Waltzing Matilda


  • Very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly crew
  • Snorkelling equipment and tuition provided
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Visit the swirling sands of Hill Inlet lookout.
  • Wide flat decks with shade awnings
  • Aussie BBQ
  • Roomy interior
  • Meals prepared onboard using fresh local produce.
  • Spend ample time on Whitehaven Beach
  • Fresh linen provided for each guest
  • All marine & park fees included
  • Personalized service
  • Very stable boat
  • BYO Alcohol

Sample Itinerary

Most of the Whitsunday Islands are World Heritage Listed, offering the opportunity for true exploration in some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. This amazing part of Australia is a sailor’s paradise, offering the ideal place to enjoy the art of sailing. As you make your way around the islands, you will get to enjoy your amazing surroundings and look forward to all the fun activities your crew has planned for you! With fewer distances to travel and Waltzing Matilda to get you there, there’s an array of experiences possible each day.

Waltzing Matilda

She is a 59ft Ketch built about 1986 Roberts design, a very solid comfitable, stable and safe tourist yacht, built for the Qld tourist industry WM has been taking guests out around the Beautiful Whitsundays islands for many years, she has provided many thousands of over seas guests with great memories to last a life time.
In that time WM has build a reputation for providing guests with a safe, reliable, comfitable and relaxing cruise around the many islands of the Whitsundays.
Unlike many of the other operators, I don’t have a large advertising budget, nor am I connected to any large tourist company’s, this allows me to have a hands on approach, and to provide a real personal service, if you inquire about WM I will answer the phone, or leave a message, I will personality and quickly get back to you.
So please enjoy my web page,  and give WM your consideration Thanks Stephen Alfred Waltzing Matilda Sailing

Whitehaven Beach

You will get to visit the amazing Whitehaven Beach while on your tour with Waltzing Matilda tour. This world famous beach is known for its soft silica sands, warm waters and calm shores and is a top bucket list item for any beach lover! It stretches over 7km in length, giving all of its’ visitors plenty of space to relax and enjoy its unique beauty. Be sure to bring along your beach towel to enjoy the water, sunshine and sandy shore.

Hill Inlet Lookout

Guests on Waltzing Matilda can look forward to a short bush walk through Whitsunday Island to visit the stunning Hill Inlet Lookout! Immerse yourself in the forest and trees, keeping an eye out for goannas, butterflies and other animals along the way. From Hill Inlet, you will make your way back through the bush down to the famous Whitehaven Beach.


Sailing in the Whitsundays is an experience unlike any other! Waltzing Matilda offers you the opportunity to experience traditional sailing around the islands, where you can come to understand the excitement and enjoyment of making your way around with sails up above and ocean below. This sailing experience combines comfort and adventure as your crew takes you around this stunning island chain to explore and have the adventure of a lifetime.


The crew on board Waltzing Matilda will take you to some of the best snorkeling reefs in the Whitsundays to ensure an amazing underwater experience! All your snorkeling equipment and tuition are included to ensure you feel comfortable in the water, so you can enjoy the reefs at their best! The Whitsundays are full of protected coves and bays that are ideal for snorkeling and are teeming with marine life. You can look forward to seeing fish, corals and even sea turtles!

*There are no set itineraries as the trips vary according to the weather, allowing for a customised and personalised experience. Waltzing Matilda has a fantastic sailing ability and your crew of two will show you the best locations of the Marine Park to ensure your trip is truly memorable. 

Boat Layout

This 60ft sailboat provides a spacious and relaxed atmosphere to cruise our northern tropical waters, on board you will find a spacious saloon area with 8ft of headroom, plenty of deck space with room to stretch out, comfortable cabins with a choice of private or shared cabins with no sleeping in common areas with the added bonus of hand basins in most cabins. 

  • 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
  • Private double cabin: One double bed (requires 2 persons) in a private cabin

*Private triple and private quad cabins available upon request. Please ask us for more information.

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