Solway Lass has 112 years of history, has sailed the world and is today maintained in beautiful condition, providing a leisurely paced adventure around the Whitsundays.
Solway Lass has an amazing history. She was built in Holland in 1902, first registered in Hamburg, served for Britain as a 'Q' Ship in WWI and a supply ship for Germany in WWII. Named Solway Lass after the Solway Firth in Scotland where she carried cargo to Liverpool and Dublin. Solway Lass was Sydney's Tall Ship from 1985 to 1999, participating in the First Fleet re-enactment in 1988. Today beautifully restored and maintained and cruising the Whitsundays. The guest accommodation has been tastefully designed to feel 'old world' and consists of 4 or 6 Share, Twin or Double Cabins, all with Air Conditioning all the while maintaining eco-certified status.
2 masted square rigged topsail Schooner with 11 sails, 127ft/28m
Tarzan swing and bow net
Spacious saloon with fully-licensed bar
Large shaded area
Wide spacious deck
Age Restriction: Children 3 and older permitted. See note
Fitness Requirement: Normal fitness and independent mobility required
What To Bring
Departs: Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach at 7:30pm
Returns: Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach at 4.30pm
Check in by 4:30pm the day of departure at Explore Whitsundays Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach.
Courtesy pick ups from Airlie Beach at 6.40pm for transfer to the marina. Paid parking also available at Marina. Ticket machines accept coins or card.