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.
Jet boat ride around Pioneer Bay from Airlie Beach
See the Whitsundays, Pioneer Bay and Airlie Beach on a high-speed jet boat ride
Experience daring stunts including 180 and 360 turns, power stops and drifts
Spot wildlife like turtles, dugongs, and stingrays around the bay
No experience necessary: suitable for all ages (over 5) and abilities
Your jet boat ride starts at Abell Point Marina. After a safety briefing, it’s time to set sail, so zip up your lifejacket and hop aboard the 380hp jet boat. Hold on tight as you zip along the coast out and speed out across Pioneer Bay. Listen to the on-board commentary as you pass the glitzy seafront mansions, look out over the distant Whitsundays islands and even spy a shipwreck along the shore. Then, feel a surge of adrenaline as your expert pilot performs daring 180- and 360-degree spins, drifts and power brake stops. After an exhilarating ride, look out for wildlife such as sea turtles, dugongs, and stingrays, as you glide back to shore.
Reviews by Viator travelers
This ride is a whole lot of quick...
, Jul 2016
This ride is a whole lot of quick moving, water soaking fun, with a little local info thrown in. A great way to spend a 30mins on the water. The guys who run it obviously love their job! Great experience!