Great Barrier Reef cruises offer the chance to get an up-close look at the world's largest reef, exploring the pristine beaches, vibrant corals, and tropical islands, all while enjoying the views from land, boat, and water. Here are your options.

  • Choose a half-day, full-day, or overnight cruise, setting sail from Port Airlie or Hamilton Island.
  • Visit the Reefworld pontoon and take in the views from the underwater observatory.
  • Explore the Whitsunday Islands National Park, Hamilton Island, and Whitehaven Beach.
  • Enjoy activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
  • Spot a mind-boggling array of marine life including whales, dolphins, porpoises, dugongs, sea turtles, sharks, stingray, giant clams, seahorses, sea snakes, and over 1,500 different varieties of fish.
  • Most cruises include breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea served onboard.

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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise, Airlie Beach, null

Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

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

From USD $139.01
Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld, The Whitsundays & Hamilton Island, Day Cruises

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

4.5 star rating: Recommended 83 Reviews

Do you want to experience a close encounter with the famous Great Barrier Reef, then this is it! Enjoy a cruise out to the reef, where you'll moor up next to ...  Read more

Location: Airlie Beach, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $194.62
Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure, The Whitsundays & Hamilton Island, Snorkeling

Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure

4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

Sail through the Whitsunday Islands and explore magnificent Whitehaven Beach, voted one of the world's best beaches on this full-day sailing adventure from ...  Read more

Location: Whitsundays, Australia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $149.53
2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience, The Whitsundays & Hamilton Island, Sailing Trips

2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

Experience the Great Barrier Reef for two days and one night. By day, enjoy all the activities on offer at Reefworld, a pontoon moored on one of the most ...  Read more

Location: Airlie Beach, Hamilton Island
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $394.50

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