Lunchtime Sailing Cruise - Magnetic Island

From AUD $139.00
  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Nelly Bay, QLD
  • Product code: LUNMAG

Jump on board with only a few other guests for a sail to one of the beautiful bays of Magnetic Island. Enjoy a swim or just chill out before a delicious BBQ lunch (included) is served.


  • On board a luxury 58 foot sailing yacht
  • Learn a little about sailing and help sail or steer the boat if you wish
  • Explore one of Magnetic Island secluded beaches
  • Go for a swim or hang out on the giant inflatable mat
  • Maybe spot a whale or two (in season)
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ and local seafood lunch (included)
  • Personal and intimate experience with two professional & friendly crew to assist
  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines or premium beers to enjoy with your lunch (additional charge) 

The 58 foot yacht, Pilgrim, is perfect for a lunchtime cruise for guests of all ages. Pilgrim is large, stable and comfortable with two deep cockpits which are super safe for kids.

Interested in sailing? The crew - Paul and Clare - love to get you involved and teach you a bit too.  Great as a distraction/entertainment for the kids!

The number of guests on board is kept to a minimum to ensure a very personal service.  Generally no more than 12 guests so plenty of space for everyone to spread out and relax.

Lunch and soft drinks are included.  The BBQ lunch is a selection of local prawns, premium sausages, homemade salads with fresh bread rolls.  

You can also order a glass or two of wine or beer at time of booking (additional charge - max 2 per adult) or if you prefer you may bring your own beer or wine.

If you are allergic to anything or have a special dietary requirements - please advise at time of booking.  There may be a small additional charge to accommodate special diets which we will confirm with you via email after booking.

NOTE:  Cruises will only run with six or more guests.

AVAILABILITY:  Lunchtime cruises are available on Friday, Saturday or Sunday from early April to early October

TIMING:  We depart Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 11.15am and return around 3pm.


  • Board Pilgrim at Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 11.00am
  • Depart marina at 11.15am
  • Pull out sail and enjoy the peace (wind permitting) (approximately 1 - 1.5 hours)
  • Drop anchor in a secluded bay on Magnetic Island
  • Explore the beach, go for a swim or chill out on the giant inflatable mat or just relax on board.
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch
  • Sail back to Nelly Bay at around 3pm

PICK UP:  We meet by the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal at 11.00am.

DROP OFF: After the cruise Pilgrim will return to Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay around 3pm.


  • Flat white-soled shoes (or you can go barefoot if you prefer)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen & a hat
  • Camera
  • Swimmers & towel
  • Spray jacket and something warm (just in case)
  • BYO wine or beer (if you wish)

If you are wearing unsuitable shoes you will be asked to remove them.


  • BBQ lunch - Local prawns, premium sausages, homemade salads & fresh bread rolls & Soft Drinks
  • Bring your own wine or beer
  • Great Barrier Reef levy

EXCLUSIONS (available for purchase at time of booking)

  • Glass of wine or beer (max 2 per guest) - $6 per drink
  • Stinger suit hire - $10 per person
  • Discounted return ferry ticket - Townsville/Magnetic Island (Adult $30 |  Child $15)