A day with Illusions 2

Our standard route takes us to Hayman Island and Langford Island. Sometimes we have to take a different route though.

Here is what to expect.

A relaxed sailing trip with a courtesy bus pick up, ample of snorkeling and diving time, followed by a delicious lunch.

So what's the day like?

Normally we make a round trip cruise from Airlie Beach to Hayman Island, Langford Island and then back to Airlie beach. 80% of the time, as the weather allows, we're sailing.

We have 74 islands to choose from. If we can't do our usual trip, we will find another great location to visit. Rarely, when the weather gets nasty, we will have to cancel for your safety & comfort.

Our regular schedule is as follows

All times stated are approximations.

7:00 — Get picked up or make your own way to the meeting point

We can pick you up with our courtesy bus from most accommodation places in Airlie Beach, or you can make your own way to the Abell Point Mmrina.

Illusions 2 courtesy bus can pick you up. You can also make your own way to the meeting point in the Abel Point Marina.

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7:30 — Sail to Hayman Island

On leaving the marina, relax and make yourself a coffee as we head to our first destination.

Illusions 2 is a comfortable 12m luxury sailing catamaran. Our standard route takes us to Hayman Island and Langford Island. Sometimes we have to take a different route though. Most of the time, when the weather permits, we're sailing. Our passengers generally prefer to sit outside and enjoy the view.

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9:30 – Snorkel or dive in Blue Pearl Bay

Snorkeling, diving and being part of the fish feeding at Blue Pearl Bay is an absolute highlight of any trip to the Whitsundays.

Plenty of locals are looking forward to meet you! Underwater world of the fringing coral reef shows you many peculiar creatures. Being a part of the fish feeding in Blue Pearl Bay is a wonderful experience. Come dive with us through a maze of corals and tunnels like no other.

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12:00 – Snorkel at Langford Island

Enjoy snorkeling or diving again, or walk along this pretty beach, with views across to Hayman, Black (Bali Hai), Arkhurst, Bird and Hook Islands and to Stonehaven.

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13:00 – Enjoy a buffet lunch on the way back to Airlie beach

Our gourmet buffet is made fresh daily by one of the top Chef's in the Whitsundays, Big Ronny's Catering.

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15:30 – Get dropped off or walk back home

When we arrive back to the Abell Point marina in Airlie Beach, our courtesy bus can drop you off back to the place of your accommodation.

We hope everybody had a great day.

We hope that when the cruise is over, you'd feel comfortably tired, happy and ready for an afternoon nap before enjoying the rest of the day in one of the beautiful dining spots in Airlie Beach.

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Looking for more?

Illusions 2 can offer a service tailored to your needs. We regularly provide private functions and charter services. We even assisted with an underwater marriage proposal!