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Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach

Highlights
  • Fast boat to the Whitsunday Islands lets you make the most of your time
  • Two tour options cater to both beach lovers and avid snorkelers
  • Guided snorkeling sessions and nature walks ensure your comfort and safety
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Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach
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Northern ExposureMost Popular
Includes snorkeling at two sites, a stop at Hill Inlet on Whitehaven Beach and a guided walk. Ideal for those wanting maximum snorkeling time. Check-in at 8am for 8:45am departure. Returns 3:30pm
US$118.09
Southern Lights
Visits both ends of Whitehaven Beach. Includes one snorkeling site and a Hill Inlet guided walk. Ideal for those wanting more beach time. Check-in at 9am for 10am departure. Returns at 4:30pm
US$118.09
Overview

Make the most of your time exploring the Whitsunday Islands' Whitehaven Beach aboard a motorized raft on this full-day tour. Choose between tours that offer a snorkeling expedition or extended beach time at secluded spots you wouldn't be able to access on your own. Listen to your naturalist guide talk about the flora and fauna of the area during nature walks and guided snorkeling expeditions (use of snorkel equipment is included). Afternoon tea and cake, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off, make this tour a convenient option.

What to Expect

Choose from two tour options when booking; both include a foray into the Whitsunday Islands, one with more snorkeling time, and one with more beach time. Regardless, you'll begin with pickup at your Airlie Beach hotel and transfer to the marina for check-in and a quick orientation.

On board the boat, take in the scenery while racing toward the Whitsunday Islands' Whitehaven Beach. The sturdy vessel makes getting to the islands much quicker and provides a sun shade to protect you from the elements.

Once there, choose to lounge and explore the beach or dive in for a snorkeling adventure with the provided equipment. Your guide will be on hand for snorkeling pointers relevant to beginners and experts alike. Beach lovers should opt for the tour that spends more time on both the northern and southern ends of Whitehaven Beach, with a stroll to the Hill Inlet lookout for views of Pentecost Island. For avid snorkelers, another option takes you to two different destinations: Border Island, Dumbell Island, or another snorkel spot known only by locals.

Afternoon tea is included.

Return to Airlie Beach for drop-off at the end of your journey.

Reviews (2,369)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Absolutely amazing trip!

A fun ride with Ross and Danni who took care of us and made us laugh the whole day. The rib boat took us around the Whitsundays in high speed filled with information about the islands from the crew. The ride was adventurous and exciting!...More

Thank HelenRE64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A great day out with friends or family!

We went out on the Jammin boat yesterday and the whole day was magic! Our crew, Sarah and Nicole, made our day a memorable one - I chatted with Nicole for much of the trip and she is awesome! We were very fortunate to see...More

Thank ListyJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
this is an experience you cant miss

this was a great day that no one should miss !! we had a nice lunch and a fantastic day our hosts were DEE and I am sorry I have forgotten his name he was south African they were such a great team and they...More

Thank gercovdk1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A must do! The best!

We loved this tour and will defo do it again. The guys on the boast were helpful, friendly and easy-going (yet safe!). The tour was unreal and the lunch was great. The snorkeling was awesome and we saw sea turtles!! Do it!!

1  Thank emmap1123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic day !!

Took a day trip with ocean rafting crew on “thriller” and can not recommend it enough !! Merrin and Dan were fantastic hosts. Always ready to help and very knowledgeable. We had 4 kids in a party of 8 but it was more than manageable...More

1  Thank 332juliant
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