Travel aboard Illusions 2 for a relaxing journey to two fringing reef snorkel and dive locations.
With a maximum of 20 passengers there is space to sit, sunbathe or shelter on this modern sailing catamaran. Illusions is a family run business established in 1993, they are not the fastest boat but they do offer the most amount of snorkelling time.
The two island cruise visits Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island and nearby Langford Island which is renowned for it’s green turtles. Ample time is allowed for scuba diving and snorkelling some of the best fringing reef in the Whitsunday Islands.
Abell Point Marina, North (Next to the Red Post Box at the roundabout)
Departure 7:30am, Check in 7:00am, Return 4:00pm
Check your ticket. Your pick up location and time are on your ticket.
If you are making your own way, be at the Northern End of Abell Point Marina by 7:00 am near the Red Post Box at the roundabout.
Please don’t be late.
Once the paperwork is finished you will be introduced to your crew and escorted to your vessel.
Set sail across the Whitsunday Passage, help the crew raise the sails or sit back and relax, enjoying the spectacular scenery.
Make yourself a coffe or tea with biscuits on the way to the islands.
Before reaching your first snorkelling destination, your crew will provide a snorkelling safety briefing and fit you with your snorkelling gear.
Once anchored at your first snorkelling site, our tender boat will transfer you closer to the coral or beach, so you can simply slip into the water to explore the coral and swim with the tropical fish.
Can’t swim well… no worries. Your crew will fit you out with either a buoyancy vest or other flotation device to enjoy snorkelling the Whitsundays fringing reefs.
After around an hour snorkelling time, you will head back to Illusions 2 and take a short sail to your next snorkelling destination.
Snorkelling areas may include Blue Pearl Bay, Langford Reef and Island, Bali-Hai and many more depending on tides
After snorkelling, return to the vessel for a delicious buffet lunch made fresh daily by one of Whitsundays top chefs, “Big Ronnie”
Depart under sail to return across the Whitsunday Passage. Buy a drink from the licenced bar as you sail back to Airlie Beach.
On arrival to the Port you will be escorted to your courtesy bus to take you back to your accommodation to look back on a great day out on Illusians 2.