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Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast

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Address: 247 Bayview Street | Runaway Bay, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Private whale watching sailing charters as well as packages such as our...

Private whale watching sailing charters as well as packages such as our private Day Spa and sailing day or lunch on South Stradbroke Island or maybe a private sailing discovery tour of South Stradbroke Island and don't forget Private whale watching charters under sail. Cruise along side of theses massive mammals. Watch them breaching spy hopping and tail slapping and with a 100% success rate in whale sightings you are sure to witness the annual migration. We also conduct other sailing charters from South Stradebroke Island discovery tours to twilight champagne sailing cruises. All of our cruise bookings are exclusive and private for you and your guests only!

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FANTASTIC!

We had a great time even though the whales didn't come out to play. We were warned though that being the end of season this would be the case. Beautiful yacht and able to wander... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
cavalino63
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time even though the whales didn't come out to play. We were warned though that being the end of season this would be the case. Beautiful yacht and able to wander freely around her. We managed to see a couple of whales which made the trip well worth it. As for skipper and owner Darrl what... More 

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Thank cavalino63
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I booked a surprise sailing trip for my parter and I as i planned to propose. Darryl was really helpful with organising the whole thing, he went above and beyond to make it a really special occasion. The day was topped off by seeing whales and dolphins whilst watching the sunset and drinking champagne. I would definitely recommend this service... More 

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Thank Natredman
Queensland, Australia
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112 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My husband booked this for just the two of us for my 30th birthday and it was a surprise. I know that the whole thing was well organised and Darryl was just fabulous. We did reschedule once because of terrible spring weather and Darryl was really good about that. When on the boat we were able to relax and unwind... More 

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Thank Vanessa L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Our family of five were taken out by Darryl a few weeks ago. We were very lucky to see a family of dolphins and a turtle, as well as lovely sea birds. I would highly recommend Darryl, the trip was fun and informative, and a beautiful trip. We wish we had booked earlier in the week as Darryl gave us... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We sailed with Captain Darryl on a beautiful Wednesday morning. He found us the family of dolphins that we'd been so keen on seeing , such a lovely experience. We sailed up to Sovereign Island and back, it was about 2 and a half hours and just listening to Darryl made us realise how knowledgeable he really is. Thank you... More 

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Thank Bibi579
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Perfect way to end our holiday to the Gold Coast, sailing with Darryl up to Stradbroke Island for lunch and back again. My wife and I were both looking forward to a relaxing day on the water after a busy week at the theme parks with the kids, and that's exactly what we got! It was enjoyable from beginning to... More 

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Thank RichardCobbett
Darryl F, Owner at Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thanks Richard, we had the perfect sea breeze for our journey sailing to South Stradbroke Island. Dolphins as soon as we left the marina,sunny day with wonderful company, what more could you ask for. Very happy to hear you both enjoyed the day. Look forward to your return visit to the Gold Coast. Fair winds Darryl More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My parents came over from the UK to visit me and we planned this trip very last minute! Darryl was incredible! Such a fablulous host and captain to our private yacht! We had the best day enjoying every minute on the water chatting to Darryl and looking at the fabulous views! I even had a go at sailing myself as... More 

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Thank Anna R
QLD
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I had a gift voucher for a sailing lesson with Getaway Sailing and I was very impressed by the beautiful yacht and professionalism shown by the skipper Darryl. He took us out on the Broadwater and up the Seaway Spit, as I am a beginner he really explained things to me in simple terms and taught me about the differing... More 

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Thank TAWQLD
Darryl F, Owner at Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We had a good breeze to conduct some sailing drills with a 15-20kn south easterly blowing. With the mail sail reefed down the the 3rd reef Eau De Vie was holding 6 knots comfortably. I do hope to see you again onboard and we can continue with the training. Fair winds Darryl More 

Tamborine Mountain, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Our sunset cruise was the perfect way to spend a couple of hours on the afternoon of my birthday. EAU DI VIE is a beautiful boat - very clean and immaculately kept. Our small group of 5 family members were all really comfortable. Darryl is a great skipper - very professional but relaxed and happy at the same time -... More 

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Darryl F, Owner at Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. This afternoon was a light SE breeze giving us a push around Crab Is. Wonderful company and splendid weather look forward to the next time you sail with me. Fair winds Darryl More 

Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We went out with Darryl for a few hours on Saturday to begin our Hen's weekend and it was amazing! The yacht was spacious and clean! Everything with provided for us (just BYO food and drinks!). He was happy to go where we wanted to and made some great suggestions as to the best places. Great day overall and will... More 

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