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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises

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Enjoy relaxing on the pure white sand of Whitehaven Beach. You can walk along the seven kilometer stretch of natural silica sand, swim in crystal clear water or lay back and read a good book. There is no better place to unwind then finding your own slice of paradise and feeling the ocean breeze sweep over you as your body melts into the sand. The only way to truly experience one of the world's best beaches is in style and comfort aboard a large, high-speed and air-conditioned catamaran.
  • 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
  • Enjoy morning or afternoon tea on the boat
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.
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Departure Point
1: Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia
2: Hamilton Island, Whitsundays QLD, Australia
3: Daydream Island, Whitsundays QLD 4802, Australia
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Commentary from experienced crew
  • Island cruise a large air-conditioned catamaran
  • Morning or afternoon tea on board vessel
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef tax)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified (snacks and drinks available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Snacks available to purchase
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this half day cruise experience in a tour shop in Airlie Beach centre. We wanted to go to Whitehaven Bach to see if it lived up to it’s reputation. We got a return pick up from our accommodation to get the midday cruise which...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bowdenboy
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

We did the half day afternoon cruise which stops briefly at Day Dream Island and Hamilton Island. Staff were lovely. Between Hamilton Island and Whitehaven wine and beer are complimentary aswell as some crackers cheese salami etc on your return. We were disappointed where we...More

Thank 819katherineb
Reviewed 1 September 2019

Excellent crew & service on half day cruise to Whitehaven Beach via Daydream & Hamilton Islands. Bar plus Tea & Coffee available plus snack on return.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank seadog-46
Reviewed 31 August 2019

Friendly staff on the boat, enjoyed breakfast of toast and coffee and the fruit platter before disembarking

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Helen H
Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

Excellent service and cruise. Staff very helpful and friendly. Weather fine and warm. A great day out.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard R
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6 August 2019|
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Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest it would be better for you to do one of the cruises organised by Celebrity Solstice when you visit. They will have organised a special cruise to cover the times they will be there.
Narelle P
31 July 2019|
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Response from Rebecca I | Reviewed this property |
If you're talking about the lookout at the top of the Solway Circuit, then yes! Heaps of time to do it! Some of the staff did a guided walk, but we just walked up there by ourselves and had no dramas. The path is well marked... More
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