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Tour code: 3987WHITEHAVEN
Set out on a half-day catamaran tour to stunning Whitehaven Beach for snorkeling, swimming and other beach activities at this postcard–perfect slice of paradise. Considered one of the world's top beaches and the most beautiful one in the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach is a must-see in the Great Barrier Reef region. Travel in comfort from Port Airlie on a motorized catamaran with air-conditioning. Morning or afternoon tea is provided on board and your crew supplies beach activities and informative commentary along the way.

Highlights

  • Half-day tour to Whitehaven Beach aboard a high-speed catamaran, from Port Airlie
  • Enjoy relaxing on the pure white sand of Whitehaven Beach
  • Capture great photo ops of the stunning beach
  • Refuel with complimentary tea and coffee
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departures

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What You Can Expect

Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises

Whitehaven Beach Day Cruises

From Port Airlie, step aboard your deluxe catamaran for your half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach, one of the highlights of the Great Barrier Reef and a top natural attractions in the Whitsundays.

Soak up the scenery as you cruise in style on an air-conditioned catamaran that speeds over the ocean to Whitehaven Beach, a stretch of five miles (seven kilometers) of gorgeous white–sand beach with turquoise water lapping at the shore. Whitehaven Beach is located on the largest island in the region, Whitsunday Island. The fully protected and uninhabited island shelters various turtle species along with an astounding variety of colorful fish and other marine life. Have time to snorkel, swim, take a leisurely walk or simply relax on this stunning beach.

Enjoy morning or afternoon tea served on board your boat, then return to Port Airlie at the end of a divine visit to this island paradise.

Customer Reviews

Ronelle N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was a fantastic Cruise. The trip to Whitehaven beach was smooth and fast, time spent on the beach was just enough to enjoy the features of this remarkable place, we went swimming, snorkeling and bush walking. We all enjoyed the complimentary afternoon tea on board the boat and I feel this cruise was good value for money. I highly recommend this cruise to other visitors to Hamilton Island.

Bethany G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

You have to see it to believe it. Most amazing, pristine beach I and #39;ve ever been to.

La Titii Gibraltar

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, it was amazing will repeat again in the future.

Samantha B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great packaging and scheduling with entertaining commentary.
Occasionally difficult to hear the tour guides because of the wind, but otherwise a wonderful experience

gkurn4 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

This was a wonderful excursion. The beautiful beach and sand were amazing. We had a bit of an overcast day, but that didn't stop us from enjoying the surf and sand. Captain and crew were pleasant and focused on delivering a top notch experience.

dwellfare

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Whitehave beach is a beautiful place. Well worth the bumpy ride to get there. The tour was really well run with a fantastic, friendly crew. Would recommend!

John H United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

A very worthwhile & enjoyable tour. A pleasant, adequate buffet lunch was available on the trip to Whitehaven Beach. The boat was very clean with attentive professional staff. Whitehaven beach is beautiful. Beach games were available to those that wished to participate but we walked 100 yds down the beach and had a lovely afternoon sitting on the beach and having fun in the sea. Recommend this trip to everyone. Fantastic views of Whitsunday Islands from both the beach & boat.

Julieanne O Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

An amazing beach! A lovely day just lying in the sun with a fabulous view. I would recommend it.

JUNGUO W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

It is the nearest place to the Haven.

Michelle K Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2009

The half day cruise to Whitehaven was great, and the staff were extremely friendly and good fun. The BBQ buffet lunch was very tasty with plenty of choice. Whitehaven beach is exactly what you see in the photos - beautiful white sand, lovely turquoise clear sea. The stinger suits which were handed out to everyone gave us all a laugh, as we all looked like teletubbies when we put them on! Definitely worth doing.
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