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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.


  • Full-day guided tour to Whitehaven Beach by motorized raft, from Airlie Beach
  • Enjoy an exhilarating ride by high-speed inflatable boat to Whitehaven Beach
  • Spend time in paradise at Whitehaven Beach, one of the most photographed beaches in Australia
  • Travel on boats that have permission to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Enjoy snorkeling in secret spots with incredible marine life
  • Walk through the Whitsundays Islands national park with your guide to reach incredible views
  • Includes all snorkeling gear, flotation devices and instruction from experienced guides

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What You Can Expect

Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach

Snorkel with turtles in the Whitsundays

Choose from two tour options that both include an informative guide who shares commentary about the ecology and wildlife of the reef and islands. Both tours start with pickup from your Airlie Beach hotel and transfer to the marina for check-in. Your guide welcomes you aboard the boat and provides a full safety briefing before departing for Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands.

Visit stunning Whitehaven Beach and great snorkeling spots at nearby islands. Beginning and expert snorkelers alike can observe colorful marine life along coral reefs, with provided equipment and personal instruction from your guide.

Indulge in a tasty buffet lunch on the beach (own expense), plus afternoon tea with cake. Ride in a sturdy raft equipped with a sunshade that covers much of the vessel, protecting you from the tropical sun. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.


Customer Reviews

mariana h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

the boys were awesome on the day, felt really comfortable the whole time and made the day super fun. The snorkeling spots were beautiful and lunch was perfect! would definitely do it again.

Brendon O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Great trip - fun guides, good music, amazing scenery and experiences.

mark a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Wow. We absolutely enjoyed our rafting tour. The guides were fantastic friendly people. The information about everything was great. The food was absolutely fantastic. Was very well equipped with safety regulations. We had a great day.

Stephen N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

A fun full day. Great hosts who looked after you well and served a plentiful lunch both hot and cold.
A well timed day from hotel pick up a fantastic boat ride , snorkel and mind blowing view from the lookout and then returned


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The crew was very friendly and enthusiastic about the Whitsundays which rubbed off on the passengers. The spots visited were also fantastic. Amazing beach and snorkeling. Loved that the boat could quickly get around the islands.

Kim S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Despite the weather being less than ideal, the team was great and very accomodating. They warned everyone before the tour that the waves would be rough, so you had the choice to go on another day. The guides were very knowledgeable and we spotted many whales on our trip. Highly recommend this tour. We did the Northern Exposure.

Coutta Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

An outstanding day which had everything - Whitehaven Beach and the hill lookout which was spectacular, snorkelling, whale watching, and some thrills on the ride back to Airlie Beach. The best way to travel to Whitehaven Beach with great crew - a most enjoyable day. No need for shoes for the hill lookout walk, thongs are fine and take a windcheater or jacket as it can get cool while on the water. There are waterproof tubs on the 'raft' to keep clothes and belongings dry.

David P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great trip to fantastic snorkeling spots and breathtaking Whitehaven Beach views. Only tour that takes you onto the beach with its unique white sands.

Jens Oustrup J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

It was a fantastic trip and the staff were very helpful and friendly.

Joseph A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great experience. Absolute highlight

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