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Get close views of the spectacular coral reef and colorful sea creatures at Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef on a full-day journey to Reefworld. The innovative and spacious pontoon provides gear, instruction and expert guides for snorkeling and diving in the tropical waters. Alternatively, observe the reef up-close without getting wet when taking a semi-submersible ride, accompanied by informative commentary by reef experts. This tour gives you the chance to experience this natural wonder and is suitable for all levels of experience.
Set out on a half-day catamaran tour to stunning Whitehaven Beach for swimming 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.
Take a scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef that provides unobstructed views of tropical islands surrounded by turquoise ocean and coral reef. Your pilot-guide shares informative commentary and points out landmarks including Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, and Hill Inlet. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Airlie Beach.
Set sail for a day of swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing in the Whitsundays on this full-day tour. Cruise around the islands on a high-speed catamaran and discover the colorful underwater world of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef as you stop at two snorkeling hotspots. Admire dramatic coastal views on a hike to the Hill Inlet Lookout, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch on-board (included).
Save yourself from spending hours on a schedule for your time in the Whitsundays—doing research, booking tickets, and making it all fit—on this easygoing day tour. Spend the day exploring beaches, reefs and more on a comfortable and powerful tour boat. Go snorkeling around two secluded reef locations, with tropical fish and even turtles swimming nearby, and take some time to swim and sunbathe on Whitehaven Beach. Afterward, relax at Palm Bay Resort—the only Whitsundays tour allowed to visit this luxury retreat.
Experience the best of the Whitsundays on a single tour with this combination package. Save money by booking a reef and island scenic flight, boat cruise around the islands, and bush walk to the Hill Inlet lookout all together. The package includes a buffet lunch, snorkeling, and stand-up paddle boarding.
Enjoy a full-day tour of the stunning Whitsunday Islands, traveling on a sturdy motorized raft to world-famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Beach. You get to choose from two tours that offer either more snorkeling or more beach time. Gain exclusive access to secluded spots where you can snorkel around pristine coral reefs, and take a walk with your guide in the national park to a lookout point with spectacular views. Your boat travels quickly across the ocean, giving you more time to enjoy the Whitsundays.
From Airlie Beach hop on a jet ski tour of the Whitsunday Islands for an unforgettable experience of this tropical paradise. Zip past picturesque coves and beaches as you learn from your expert guide about the region. The tour options suit beginning and experienced riders, there are multiple to choose from all exploring the beauty of the Whitsundays. Numbers are limited to 20 people for a small-group experience.
Enjoy a full day to unwind at one of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday Islands: postcard–perfect Whitehaven Beach. Have ample free time to swim far from the crowds, enjoy a guided hike to Solway Circuit Lookout and Chance Bay, and hike to Hill Inlet lookout for amazing views of the white sands and turquoise seas of Whitehaven Beach. Tour with your informative guide with numbers limited to 32-people and includes lunch and afternoon tea.
The white sand beaches and coral fringed shores of the Whitsunday Islands lie just off the coast of Airlie Beach. This multi-day tour lets you explore even more of the islands with onboard accommodation and plenty of stops to swim, snorkel, and admire the scenery. Cruise to popular spots including Hook Island and Whitehaven Beach, and enjoy optional activities such as scuba diving, jet boat or banana boat rides, and paddle-boarding excursions.
Whether you’re pressed for time on your visit or you just want to get to know the islands, this full-day beach-hopping trip around the Whitsundays is well-suited for all schedules. Relax at Daydream Island resort, have lunch at a tavern on Hamilton Island and make the most of the bright white sand and blue water at Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. Spend your time on each island following your own interests: there’s no strict schedule of activities to keep you from the things you want to do.
Experience the romance of sail. This magnificent handcrafted timber masterpiece, with all the modern comforts including air-conditioning and nine private cabins is ideal for couples or twin share. Intimate eco adventure. Relax on deck or get involved and learn the skills of traditional sailing.
• Cruising for couples with private double cabins
• Fully air-conditioned vessel
• Amazing fresh food, all meals prepared on board by your host
• Great sailing with hands on opportunities under the guidance of our experienced skippers
• Full service experience provided by highly professional crew
• Use of our stand-up paddle boards
• Relaxed and intimate trip for couples and honeymooners
Visit two islands in the world–famous Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour from Port Airlie, traveling in style aboard a high-speed, air-conditioned catamaran. At Hamilton Island, explore amenities such as walking trails, boutiques and restaurants, then check out Australian animals including koalas at Wild Life Hamilton Island. You'll also enjoy activities such as swimming and snorkeling at Whitehaven Beach, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday Islands.
Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands are famous for their spectacular natural scenery, but stepping off the beaten trail to explore independently can be dangerous. On this tour, enjoy an immersive experience in nature—with lunch and national park entry fees included. Following pickup at your Airlie Beach accommodation, seek out unique flora and fauna deep in the ancient rain forest—with free time for swimming at Cedar Creek Falls.
Discover the wild side of the Whitsundays on an adreniline-fuelled 3.5-hour Segway tour. Learn to operate your easy-to-use self-balancing Segway, then follow your guide on a scenic 5.5-mile (9km) tour through the Conway National Park. Glide along serene rainforest trails, following part of the Whitsunday Great Walk and hop off to enjoy morning tea overlooking Impulse Creek. Best of all: full instruction and practice time is provided and there’s no experience necessary, so anyone can give it a go!
Explore the bush and estuaries of ‘wild Whitsunday’ on this full-day crocodile safari! Go croc-spotting on a Proserpine River cruise, and look for other wetlands wildlife on a tractor-pulled wagon tour. Take part in a Queensland mudcrab capture, and get a taste of bush life with traditional billy tea and damper. Feast on a fresh Aussie barbecue midday, and enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off from Airlie Beach, Cannonvale or Proserpine.
Sample the best of the Whitsunday Islands with flexibility and ease by using the island hopper pass, a one-day ferry ticket for travel between Airlie Beach, Daydream Island and Hamilton Island. This hop-on hop-off pass allows you to explore the Whitsundays at your leisure, stopping as often as you like. Your pass comes with a timetable and map so that you can make your own itinerary.
Watch the dreamy sunset over the Whitsunday islands on this evening cruise, sailing on-board a traditional gaff-rigged schooner. Sip a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and tuck into light snacks as you glide around Hamilton Island and Pioneer Bay, and experience the beauty of Airlie Beach at twilight as you drift back to shore.
Spend two days and one night on the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s largest coral reef systems. The Reefworld pontoon is your base for snorkeling, semi-submersible rides, and other underwater explorations by day. Stay overnight on the upper deck of the pontoon, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from shore and sleep under the stars in a swag (tent). Includes most meals and round-trip transport from the Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island.
Enjoy a 60 minute scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, including Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet!
See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday 60 minute scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach.
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!
Ocean Rafting’s scenic flights are the ONLY company to depart from Whitsunday Airport, located at 12 Air Whitsunday Drive, Flame Tree, between the popular tourist destinations of Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands and just 9 minutes drive from the main street of Airlie Beach.
Value for Money! Offering the most time at two iconic Whitsunday locations - Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, with the best Beach BBQ in the Whitsundays! Included in fare - BBQ lunch, Stinger suits, am & pm tea, and Courtesy transfers from your accommodation.
Visit both North & South Whitehaven Beaches and Hill Inlet Beach.
Whitehaven Beach South for approx 2.5hrs with Beach BBQ lunch, steaks, salads etc. Choose to swim in the crystal clear waters, sunbathe, chill or take the optional hike to Whitehaven Lookout.
Hill Inlet Lookout and Hill Inlet Beach for approx 2.5hrs, a spectacular view from the lookout and an awesome experience at beach level.
This boat itself has indoor, semi-outdoor and rooftop seating, licensed bar and toilets. One of very few fast boats that you can move around when underway!
This company is the longest running day tour to Whitehaven Beach, family operated by two Airlie Beach locals Capt. Dan and Capt. Shane, both providing Australian personal service.
Airlie Beach is a popular basecamp for visiting the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef, but there are plenty of opportunities for adventure activities without leaving town. This jet boat ride will get your adrenaline soaring, as you zoom past the glitzy marina; perform daring turns, drifts and power stops; and enjoy magnificent views of the Whitsundays as you cruise around Pioneer Bay.
Combine two popular Australia destinations in one day: the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Following a scenic flight by fixed-wing aircraft, embark on an ocean rafting adventure to Whitehaven Beach. The bird’s-eye views, including Heart Reef, are unparalleled. A buffet lunch and snorkeling on the coral reef are included. Opt for more beach time with the Southern Lights tour or extra snorkeling with the Northern Exposure itinerary.
Explore the Whitsunday Islands on an overnight sailboat tour from Airlie Beach. Aboard the SV Whitehaven, you'll spend two days cruising to snorkeling spots and turquoise bays, plus visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout. You can help with sailing, go kayaking, and relax on the boat's deck to stare up at the stars of the southern hemisphere. Meals are included on board.