Escape winter on an Abrolhos Islands sailing adventure…

Are you looking to book your next holiday? Tired of the usual options like Bali or a road trip down south? Experience a truly unique sailing adventure, unparalleled to any holiday you’ve experienced before!

This June, you can sail from Monkey Mia, through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shark Bay and (weather permitting) past the spectacular Abrolhos Islands. Leeuwin Ocean Adventureis welcoming individuals with a sense of adventure and a love of the great outdoors to join them on a week-long, once in a lifetime sailing experience. 

Leeuwin Open Adventurer Voyage 1706. June 6-12, 2017. Monkey Mia / Dirk Hartog island / Abrolhos / Geraldton.

Departing from Monkey Mia on 2 June, you’ll be drawn into an exhilarating hands-on experience and will help run a traditional tall ship. TheSTS Leeuwin IIis 55 metres long, 33 metres tall and has an impressive 16 sails. On board, you’ll help set and furl the sails, climb the masts, assist with navigating the ship and stand watch through the night. But don’t worry – no previous sailing experience is required! You’ll learn everything you need to know on the ship. 

On the eight-day voyage, you’ll explore Western Australia’s iconic coral coastline from a unique vantage point. Throughout the voyage, you’ll sail in some of Western Australia’s most famous waters including Shark Bay and past the infamous Zuytdorp Cliffs, docking in Geraldton. Explore Australia’s most Western point and the site of the 1616 landing by Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog!

Spending a night under the stars at sea is an experience you’ll cherish for a lifetime.  

 “I have done a lot of travelling in my life, but sailing on the STS Leeuwin II was special, a great experience and given the opportunity, I would do it again.”OPEN ADVENTURE PARTICIPANT, 2018

Leeuwin Open Adventurer Voyage 1706. June 6-12, 2017. Monkey Mia / Dirk Hartog island / Abrolhos / Geraldton.

The ship accommodates up to 40 participants and 15 crew members. All meals are included in the voyage fare. For more information on the Open Adventure voyage, visit call the Leeuwin Office on 9430 4105.

Leeuwin Ocean Adventure is a not-for-profit organisation based in Fremantle, Western Australia. Since 1986, Leeuwin has welcomed over 100,000 people on board for voyages, daysails and events.