Solway Lass - 2 Night & 6 Night Cruises

Solway Lass - Sailing
Solway Lass - Sailing
Solway Lass - Guest Corridor
Solway Lass - Ensuited Double Cabin
Solway Lass - Ensuite Toilet
Solway Lass - Bathroom
Solway Lass - Boat Plan

Built from rich timber and German steel in Holland in 1902, Solway Lass was once a sail powered cargo vessel and British prize of war. She now provides an exciting sailing experience to guests of the Whitsundays. Assist the crew with steering the ship and hoisting the sails or relax on the spacious decks and enjoy the spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Solway Lass offers air-conditioned multi share, single, twin & double cabins. Maximum guests 30.


Solway Lass 2 Day / 2 Night Cruise

Day 1: Saturday, Tuesday or Thursday: Check in at the Office, Shop 1, 4 The Esplanade Airlie Beach. Check in is at least 2 hours prior to your 5.30pm departure. After check-in, guests are welcome to leave their onboard luggage in the office, then have some time to explore Airlie Beach, grab a bite, enjoy a walk along the beach. (note: Luggage not being taken on-board can be stored with local luggage providers). Depart the marina at 5.30pm and sail to overnight anchorage. Dinner is served on the 1st day.

Day 2 Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to snorkel the coral reefs, take a coral viewing excursion from the glass bottom boat, swim the beautiful waters, bushwalk scenic lookouts and a visit to Whitehaven Beach. Anchor overnight.

Day 3: Enjoy Breakfast & Lunch onboard. Enjoy the beautiful waters before sailing back to Airlie Beach.

**Please note, these Itineraries are examples only, and will differ depending on wind and tides and the professional judgement of the Captain**

Itinerary Options

Please email your consultant for a quote


  • Guest participation welcome
  • Snorkelling,
  • Coral viewing
  • Island visits
  • Guided bush walks


  • Courtesy bus transfers from local accommodation to Marina
  • All Meals freshly prepared (special diets can be ordered at no extra cost)
  • Snorkelling mask & snorkel
  • Linen & Bath Towel
  • Tea & Coffee is complimentary


Solway 2 Night Cruise
Departs: 5.30 pm Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach
Returns: 2.30pm on Day 3

Solway 6 Night Cruise
Departs: 7.30pm from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach
Selected Dates: 6 April 2019, 20 April 2019, 6 July 2019, 9 July 2019, 13 July 2019, 16 July 2019, 23 July 2019, 27 July 2019, 30 July 2019 & 6 August 2019 * no other departures scheduled.
Returns: 4.30pm on Day 7

Additional Info

Children: This cruise is suitable for all ages
Maximum number of guests: 30
What to Bring: Please take limited luggage on board, also recommend soft sided luggage. Swimmers, beach towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera, batteries, sandals or joggers for island bush walk, favourite music CDs/iPods, a sweater for cooler evenings. Storage facilities are available at most accommodation houses in Airlie Beach, luggage storage also available across from check-in office.
Operated By: Explore Whitsundaysdays