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Matador's Sailing History

Built by Eric Goetz , Matador Whitsundays was constructed with all the latest, “space age” technology in carbon fibre. This produced a light but immensely strong structure. Previously owned by entrepreneur Anton Starling Matador had competed in 52 races and 8 Regattas and two world maxi yacht races, boasting a total of 31 wins 5 seconds and 6 thirds.

This $20 million boat constructed from carbon fibre, at 85 feet in length was once considered the largest ocean racing yacht is certainly the fastest yacht in the Whitsundays of its calibre.

Totally different from Whitsunday cruises and providing the best Whitsunday adventures in the Whitsundays islands!

a boat that is floating in the water

Built on passion because, simply, we love it!

Matador Whitsundays is crewed and managed by skilled sailors who have worked within the industry all over the world. Our company goal is to provide quality tours of the Whitsunday Islands for an inexpensive price.

We pride ourselves on knowing what our guests want to see and want to know about our slice of paradise, which is why we train our crew to make sure you, our guest have the best possible time with us!

How ? Direct marketing! Our goal is to sell 80% of all tour seats directly to our customers passing the savings onto our guests.

When you book with Matador you book direct with the tour operator, giving you the security and peace of mind that your booking is complete, and if you are within the terms and conditions you can freely change your dates of travel.

Our Numbers

We have developed over time to ensure your Whitsundays tour will be the highest standard


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We proudly display our achieved accreditation’s