Sample Itineraries – Whitsundays


Sample 3 Night Itinerary

Day 1 – Approx Travel: 60 mins

Hamilton Island > Whitehaven

Day 2 – Approx Travel: 1 hr & 15 mins

Whitehaven > Luncheon Bay

Day 3 – Approx Travel: 3 hrs

Luncheon Bay > Outer Reef

Day 4 – Approx Travel: 45 mins

Cid Island > Hamilton Island

Day 1

Hamilton Island & Whitehaven Beach

Make your way by golf buggy to the awaiting Captain and crew ready to whisk you away on your luxury yachting holiday. 

The Chief Stewardess will welcome you with chilled champagne, delicious canapés and refreshing cold towels. While guests are being shown to their staterooms, Oneworld cruises to her first anchorage; the iconic Whitehaven Beach. 

The afternoon is yours to take a stroll on Whitehaven’s white silica sand or perhaps relax in the sun with a cocktail in hand. For the more adventurous, make the most of Oneworld’s water sports equipment and explore with a sea kayak, seabob or paddle board.

Onboard for the evening in full R&R mode, enjoy a beautifully prepared three course meal by your private chef. The only thing better is the view!

Day 2

Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet & Luncheon Bay

Wake early (or late) and slowly make your way to the aft deck where a beautiful buffet breakfast awaits. Fresh juices, hot coffee and eggs just the way you like them.

For a birds eye view of the spectacular Whitsunday’s, charter a seaplane for a panoramic tour. Take in the amazing landscapes of rainforests, beaches, and unique eco-systems, surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Upon your return, sunset cocktails, canapés and the hot tub will help you relax into the evening as we venture even further north to our next anchorage for dinner. Luncheon Bay, situated at the most northern end of Hook Island offers a perfect backdrop for al fresco dining.

Day 3

Bait Reef Lagoon, Outer Great Barrier Reef & Stonehaven Bay

Hear the sound of the engines humming along and its 4am? Don’t worry you’re not dreaming; Oneworld is making her way to the Outer Great Barrier Reef to Bait Reef Lagoon.

Soak up the serenity of endless turquoise waters and blue skies with no land in sight as Oneworld anchors amongst the large coral bommies and reefs.

The Stepping Stones are a unique feature of Bait Reef. Explore a myriad of interesting channels and caves showcasing wonderful corals and teeming with sea life; giant Maori wrasse, trevally, coral trout, turtles, reef sharks, moray eels, and an abundant variety of tropical fish darting between each pinnacle. 

After a day of swimming, snorkelling and aquatic adventures, motor back to the mainland where the protection of Cid Harbour awaits.

Day 4

Cid Harbour & Hamilton Island

Spend the morning surrounded by the beautiful scenery that is Hook Island. 

If you’re an early bird, the Whitsunday Peak is a must-do two hour return hike. It’s not for the faint-hearted but the views from the top make the effort worthwhile!

For those that enjoy a more leisurely pace, indulge in a morning of relaxation with a dip in the ocean or an onboard massage.

Mid-morning Oneworld anchors up for the final time and heads south along the eastern side of Whitsunday Island towards Hamilton Island for guest departure.


Sample 7-Night Itinerary

Day 1 – Approx Travel: 45 mins

Hamilton Island > Neck Bay

Day 2 Approx Travel: 50 mins

Neck Bay > Whitehaven

Day 3 – Approx Travel: 1.25 Hrs

Whitehaven > Hook Island

Day 4 – Approx Travel: 2.5 Hrs

Whitehaven > Hook Island > Outer Reef

Day 5 – Approx Travel: 2 Hrs

Outer Reef > Langford Island

Day 6 – Approx Travel: 1 Hr

Langford > Cid Harbour

Day 7 – Approx Travel: 30 mins

Cid Harbour > Hamilton Island

Day 1

Fly over the magnificent Whitsunday Archipelago and land at your island destination.

Settle in with a glass of champagne while the Captain and crew get underway to Neck Bay. Located on Shaw Island, the Bay is part of the Lindeman Islands Group and is less than an hours steam away.

Take your first swim in the heavenly waters or make use of the kayaks and SUP’s. If you’re after a more leisurely pace, sprawl out on the beach or look for unusual polished shells and coral pieces.

Spend a night in the secluded anchorage surround by the sounds of nature. There’s a high chance you’ll have it all to yourself!

Day 2

Wake up to blissful surrounds and enjoy a tropical breakfast on the aft deck or indulge your senses with a morning swim.

Today we’ll be heading to the iconic Whitehaven Beach just over 45 minutes away. Spend the day strolling along the 7km soft silica sand beach and swim in the crystal clear waters.

If you can muster the energy, take a hike up Hill Inlet and indulge in the breathtaking view of the inlet below; a striking mix of aqua and white swirls.

Late afternoon, we’ll be making our way North to Hook Island to one of the best overnight anchorages in the Whitsundays: Nara Inlet.

Day 3

Start the day taking in the serenity of Nara Inlet; a secluded bay with tranquil waters surrounded by steep forested hills.

Walk up the short rocky path to the Ngaro cultural site where you will see ancient rock wall paintings and where you can learn about the history of the Ngaro Aboriginal people.

Early afternoon, in just under an hour we’ll cruise to the NE corner of Hook Island to Manta Ray Bay. As the name suggests, this is one of the best spots in the Whitsundays to swim with these magnificent creatures.

Tonight we cruise to the Outer Reef and anchor (approx 3 Hrs).

Day 4

Bucket List. Wake up floating on one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world!

Bait Reef is an oasis for viewing a vast array of marine life, including manta rays, turtles and hundreds of fish. This reef is among the most highly sought after coral reef dives in Australia.

The reef hosts many shallow lagoons and coral gardens, which are perfect for beginner divers and snorkelling. For the more experienced diver, explore underwater caves, swim throughs and more in the open water.

Spend the night on the Outer Reef.

Day 4

Spend the morning diving or exploring the reefs by tender.

If air is more your element, take off on a helicopter tour which will reveal the world-famous and most photographed Heart Reef.

Enjoyed a sumptuous seafood buffet prepared by your onboard Chef and relax for the afternoon on the bow as we make our way back to the Islands.

Langford Island is situated opposite Hayman and is one of the most picturesque Whitsunday Islands with its long sand cay and tropical green bluff at the other end.

Anchor for the night.

Day 6

Langford Island is a great spot to get out the water toys – paddle boarding, kayaking, wake boarding, jet skiing or perhaps having fun on the giant slide!

Easy access to its fringing reef from the beach and shallow waters are perfect for snorkelling. With the many natural wonders found here, this is also a popular spot to enjoy sun baking and swimming and exploring the island on a low tide.

This is the perfect spot for a beach picnic; enjoy lunch with your feet in the sand!

Late afternoon, ONEWORLD will travel further Sth to Cid Island for the night.

Day 7

Make the most of your last day by getting up early and tackling the Whitsunday Peak Walk. Challenge yourself with a climb to the ‘roof of the Whitsundays’ and be awestruck by spectacular panoramic vistas. 

If a more relaxed start is in order, a short half hour cruise will take you to Dent Island. Here you can enjoy a final swim or a quiet walk so you can appreciate the magnificent ocean views.

From Dent Island it’s an easy transit back to Hamilton Island where we will bid you adieu. The Captain and crew will ensure that you get comfortably to the next leg of your journey!

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