4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Reviews

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  • Location:Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Duration:9 hours (approx.)

Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise

The only way to experience one of the world's best beaches and the Whitsundays largest resort island is in style and comfort aboard a large, high-speed and air-conditioned cruising catamaran.


  • Cruise in style and comfort aboard a large, high-speed and air-conditioned cruising catamaran
  • See two islands in one day on the world famous Great Barrier Reef
  • Sink your feet into the white silica sands at one of the worlds top ten beaches - Whitehaven Beach
  • Visit cosmopolitan Hamilton Island, the largest resort in the South Pacific
  • Choice of lunch venues on Hamilton Island
  • Enjoy 2.5-hours of free time exploring Hamilton Island with a courtesy bus departing the marina every 15-minutes

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What You Can Expect

Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise

Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise

A visit to cosmopolitan Hamilton Island is a definite Whitsundays must-do! Hamilton Island is the largest island resort in the South Pacific and boasts an exciting mix of things to see and do. Seven pools, boutiques, galleries, bars, a number of restaurants, over 40 optional activities, walking trails and a koala and wildlife gallery are just a few of its features.

Picturesque Whitehaven Beach is one of the Whitsundays premier natural attractions - seven kilometres (five miles) of glistening white silica sand complemented by crystal clear waters. Renowned as one of the top ten beaches in the world, Whitehaven Beach is located on Whitsunday Island, the largest island in the region and is fully protected and uninhabited due to its National and Marine Park status. Its shallows are graced by various species of turtles, and these ancient creatures are often sighted during daily visits.

Please note:
if you choose to enjoy lunch at Marina Tavern, you will begin your day with a visit to Hamilton Island followed by Whitehaven Beach in the afternoon. If you have chosen lunch at Manta Ray Cafe, you will visit Whitehaven Beach in the morning and Hamilton Island in the afternoon.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

What to say about this except it is absolutely beautiful !!! It is the best place I've been in Australia with the Horizontal falls Broome by far !!
Whitehaven beach is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and I AGREE : The best beach I've seen in my life !! An amazing white sand, turquoise water, a sensation of serenity and the feeling of being in holiday and out of everything, thank also to the unbelievable surrounding landscape.

This is the best spot of the East cost.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great trip, plenty of time at both whitehaven and Hamilton. Boat and all staff were fantastic!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Very good trip. Especially as the boat went all round the Whitsunday Islands. We loved it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Amazing! The most perfect beach ever, service was great!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

A great day out with excellent sea craft and crews. Whitehaven Beach a special place to see and enough time to enjoy it. Hamilton Island delightful, again with time available to enjoy and a decent lunch provided.

Susan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Fantastic...Wonderful fun filled unforgettable Day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach. Not really beening a beach person, we spent enough time there, swimming and relaxing. The time at Hamilton Island was great! Even having been there before on several occasions, the day trip was not rushed. Very enjoyable day and worth it. Much more than we expected when we booked.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2012

Great day out. Just enough time on Hamilton island and Whitehaven beach. Took the opportunity to hire a golf buggy on Hamilton Island which was a great way to get around and see as much as possible in the time there. Could have stayed longer on Whitehaven beach but who wouldn't want to in such a beautiful place. Good value for money and excellent lunch provided.

Gordon H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2009

We had a wonderful day visiting Hamilton Island and then onto Whitehaven Beach. The crew are extremely helpful and friendly and the BBQ lunch was yummy!

Jack D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2009

What a beautiful part of the world. Next time I will sail it.
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