Big Mama Sailing

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Big Mama Sailing is owned and operated by a small family (Stu, Lisa, Fletcher and boat dog Coco). They offer a personalised and memorable sailing experience for up to 12 guests maximum.

They are based in Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island but are happy to pick up and drop off at Breakwater Marina, Townsville for private charters and group bookings of six or more guests. Bring your own alcohol is welcome.

Big Mama is a beautiful and well maintained Adams Ketch. They live on board, so they are welcoming you into their home. Big Mama has plenty of deck space to relax in a bean bag, a comfortable inside saloon area or join in the fun and action of sailing and other water activities. All meals and food are freshly prepared on board and are delicious, wholesome and plentiful.

Big Mama is an unforgettable experience.


Adventure Adventure and Outdoors Tours Australian Tourism Accreditation Basic Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Ecotourism Certified (EA) Family Friendly Free Wifi Half Day or Less Land - Motorised Nature and wildlife Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Sailing Snorkelling Swimming The Ecotourism Association of Australia Visitor Information Centre Walk Water - Motorised


From $110 to $195

Circumnavigate Magnetic Island.
Full day on the water. Small personalised groups of 12 and three crew. Explore, snorkel, relax and sail beautiful Magnetic Island.

Morning tea is supplied( freshly homemade scones with jam/cream, tea and coffee). Barbecue lunch- chicken and beef skewers, Fresh Fish parcels, Garden Salad, Coleslaw, Potato Salad and fresh crusty bread.

Afternoon Tea- Fresh Fruit platter, Anzac biscuits, tea and coffee. They supply icy cold water, snorkel gear, UV/wetsuits and Environmental Tax is included.

An opportunity to get your feet sandy, explore an beach and bay only accessible by boat, relax and have a swim or snorkel. Boom netting and other water activities like paddle boards and kayaks are available!

Departure time – 9am from Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island.
Return time – 4.30pm.

There are no hidden costs.
Private Charter is available.

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

From $60 to $85

A relaxing two hour sailing experience with small personalised groups of 12 maximum. Complimentary sparkling wine (or two) or a non alcoholic beverage on arrival and delicious antipasto platters on sunset. Private charters available. Bring your own is welcome.

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

From $85 to $130

Explore Magnetic Island. They depart at 9am and return around 1.30pm. Morning tea and a barbecue lunch is supplied.

Water activities like sailing, snorkelling, boom netting, paddle boarding and kayaking included.

Small personalised groups of 12 and private charters are available.

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

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