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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises

Highlights
  • No-hassle morning or afternoon cruise to Whitehaven Beach
  • Half-day tour allows you to fit more sightseeing into your day
  • Avoid the heat in an air-conditioned catamaran
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
From US$79.90
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PM: Port AirlieMost Popular
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach afternoon departure from Port Airlie at 12:00pm. Returns at 6:05pm
From US$79.90
AM: Port Airlie
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach morning departure from Port Airlie at 7am. Returns at 1:45pm
From US$79.90
PM: Hamilton Island
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach afternoon departure from Hamilton Island at 1:00pm. Returns at 5pm
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Overview

Even if you’ve got limited time in the Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach is a must-see stretch of shore. Discover the white-sand paradise on a morning or afternoon cruise that provides a perfect introduction for first-time visitors. Beat the daytime heat in an air-conditioned catamaran, enjoy on-board tea, and take advantage of free time to swim and sunbathe one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches at your leisure.

What to Expect

Your half-day tour begins at a designated meeting point in Port Airlie or Hamilton Island. Once there, board an air-conditioned catamaran destined for Whitehaven Beach, hailed as one of the best beaches in the world.

Following the cruise, disembark on the powder-white sands of Whitehaven Beach and enjoy free time to swim, sunbathe, or walk around the island’s 5-mile (7.5- kilometer) circumference.

The turquoise waters of Whitehaven Beach are home to a plethora of marine life, including tropical fish and and turtles.

Back on the boat, enjoy morning or afternoon tea before returning to your original departure point in Port Airlie or Hamilton Island.

Reviews (76)
1 - 5 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
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Beware of limited conditions at Whitehaven Beach! A group of us went on Half Day tour to Whitehaven Beach and were very disappointed to get there and be told it was stinger season therefore had to wear full length stinger suits + a large part...More

2  Thank TravelandtheCity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Magical Day

Travelled with Cruise Whitsundays with my 5 and 1 year old. Wonderdul experience, very helpful staff. Yummy morning tea. When we arrived to Whitehaven Beach staff went above and beyond to ensure we had a suun shade and the kids were enjoying the fish feeding....More

Thank danie87g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great staff great time

I strongly recommend this half day cruise. It’s the perfect t amount of time at Whitehaven beach. Unfortunately we had an overcast windy day which took from the experience but the staff were so incredibly friendly and helpful. We had a 1 year old with...More

Thank Krystle26
Reviewed 8 October 2018
A peaceful day in paradize

It was a pleasure to discover the gorgeous whitsundays islands with the super cool cruise team, very friendly and welcoming ! Whiteheaven is really beautiful and surprising, let's enjoy this day ! Xx

Thank ELISA J
Reviewed 3 October 2018
Great Escape to Outdoor Adventure

My wife and I took the half-day cruise with a swim and bush discovery walk at Whitehaven Beach. The guide we were fortunate to have was one of the very best (wrote his name down but misplaced it, sorry!) Our cruise left Port Airlie at...More

5  Thank Ken R
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catherinedowlan
14 October 2018|
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Response from Dread62 | Reviewed this property |
By May the water temp should be cool enough to not need to wear the stinger suits. The company does provide them and they will advise at the time if there have been stingers sighted in the area. If they recommend them it is... More
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Gail J
25 July 2018|
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Response from Sazood | Reviewed this property |
Yes as there is a stop at Hamilton island too
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Rentus Y
13 June 2018|
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Response from Sazood | Reviewed this property |
A good couple of hours. Try to be first of the boat to get the best amount of time. They provide stinger suits which are beneficial if it’s a bit breezy on the shore.
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