Carnac Island Sailing Experience

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Tour Description

Carnac Island is an A-class Nature Reserve, teeming with wildlife and is just a leisurely 45 minute sail from Fremantle Boat Harbour through the gentle waters of Cockburn Sound.

Off The Beaten Track WA invites you to join us for a half day sailing experience to the spectacular Carnac Island aboard The Capella – a bright yellow 12.5m modern sailing catamaran!

Located between Rottnest and Garden Islands, the picturesque limestone island is home to Australian Sea Lions, Bottlenose Dolphins and a large range of marine bird life. A large sheltered bay on the eastern side of Carnac provides a safe haven from the southwest wind and swell.

The clear, calm, shallow waters here allow you to venture almost right up to the shore where you can step off into waist deep water to head off for a snorkel or swim. Or perhaps you’d like to use one of the kayaks or SUPs provided to explore the turquoise clear waters. 

If the easterly is up, we will venture to the western side of Carnac which is an absolute delight featuring high limestone cliffs plunging into the water and a truly spectacular anchorage perfect for paddling the kayaks around.

Leave the hiking boots at home as we wander on water together and experience the spectacular Carnac Island!

*Please note: We ask that if you choose to consume alcohol during this event, you do so responsibly. 

*Plus Booking Fee of 1.9%

Off The Beaten Track WA provides a trained and experienced Guide/Host for our Hiking Experiences & Adventure Tours. We carry two-way communication devices, a personal location beacon when phone signal is not available and we’re a fully licensed, insured and accredited Western Australian tourism business providing hiking and adventure experiences with a twist!

Experience Includes

4 hr sailing experience
OTBT gourmet morning tea
Drinking water
Snorkel gear
2 kayaks
Stand up paddle board
Floating beanbag
Amazing memories!
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Fair Weather Policy

Fair Weather Policy: Remember, sailing is an outdoor activity and can at times get a little wet and windy. We reserve the right to cancel right up until the departure time if conditions are deemed unsafe. Direction is of the skipper of the Capella who will take all conditions into account on the day (speed, direction etc). You will be advised as early as possible if we need to reschedule due to unsafe weather conditions.

What to Bring?

  • Comfortable clothing
  • No heels
  • Swimming gear
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Hat
  • Personal medications
  • BYO alcohol (premix only)
  • A good attitude and big smile!


Depart: Sardine Jetty, 1 Mews Rd, Fremantle (Fishing Boat Harbour), look out for the Capella.

Booking & Cancellation Policy

No-shows and cancellations received within 48 hours of hike departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Cancellations received 48hrs – 1 week prior will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations received 1 week + can have a full refund or credit towards another tour. Customers can transfer their booking to a friend or family member with no penalty but must advise in writing so Off The Beaten Track WA can provide confirmation information to this individual and ensure waivers are completed. All bookings are made online via Rezdy Stripe or Paypal and are inclusive of GST and will incur a booking fee. If a customer cancels their booking within the timeframes eligible for a full/part refund a refund/part refund or transfer to another tour/experience will be fulfilled. If Off The Beaten Track WA cancels an event due to inclement weather you will be eligible to transfer amounts paid to another departure date or alternatively receive a full refund.

Tour Location

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COVID_19 Measures

We encourage all hikers to keep a distance of 1.5m away from others and utilise the hand sanitizer available whilst on our hikes. If you are unwell, please stay at home, and we’ll do the same. If the sharing of food is still not deemed safe by this event start date, trail snacks will be provide as an alternative to gourmet morning tea.

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