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Whitehaven Xpress

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1a Shingley Dr | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585
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Whitehaven Beach: Barbecue, Hill Inlet Lookout Bushwalk, Snorkeling
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Whitehaven Beach day tour from Airlie Beach with Whitehaven Xpress. A family operated full day trip with snorkeling, swimming, bush-walking and a Whitehaven Beach BBQ. Whitehaven Xpress offers a full day tour from Airlie Beach, including a Hill Inlet lookout walk, Snorkel or Glass bottom boat viewing and 2 hours on the Whitehaven Beach. Whilst spending the most amount of time on the actual Whitehaven Beach, we provide you with a fabulous Aussie beach BBQ including steak, sausages, chilli burgers, salads and tropical fruits. (Vegetarians are catered for on request) The BBQ is prepared for your enjoyment under the shade of the trees while utilising the National Parks picnic tables. On our homeward journey a platter of cheese and biscuits is served. Departs daily at 9 am from Abell Point Marina and returns approx. 5pm with courtesy van pickup. The daytrip is family operated with Terry, Jill, Captain Dan, and Captain Shane providing a unique personal service.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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1a Shingley Dr | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585

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Thank Blondie6074
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took this tour 3 years ago and had a great day. Our daughter who has been studying in Sydney (a long way from our Canadian home) wanted to see the Whitsunday so we couldn’t think of a better way than to take another trip...More

1  Thank gregdeighton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on the boat as a group of mates, plenty of space on the boat to sit for everyone. Can also sit on the top deck and enjoy the sun with the skipper. Saw dolphins and turtles from the top. Great BBQ lunch on...More

1  Thank Jassumms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Action packed day with great attentive staff. Locations were fantastic not at all rushed. Food fabulous and so much effort to cook any awesome Aussie BBQ. Glass bottom boat excellent for lazy snorkeling!

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1  Thank christopher P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view was amazing and the captain was quite polite and nice as well. It’s just while we were approaching the snorkelling point my 2 yr old kid was getting excited and stand on the seat to see the view along with other adults, one...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Whitehaven Xpress was an amazing way to experience whitehaven beach and the whitesundays. Capt Dan and his crew were great to have on board, they all helped by being professionals at what they do. They were good to point out some info about the...More

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ahoy Thank you for making time to write a review and for "Highly Recommending Us". Hill Inlet is often the highlight! Thanks again, Capt Shane

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crew was super nice, the BBQ was delicious, the snorkeling was nice but the coral is was not as beautiful as in the outer border of the grand barrier reef. If it is your first snorkling experince will be a nice way to start...More

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ahoy Thank you for making time to write a review and saying we are "Good Value for Money". We are pleased you enjoyed your overall day trip from Airlie Beach. Thanks again, Capt Shane

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Giselle W
29 September 2017|
Response from Shane M | Property representative |
we provide snorkelling gear- masks & fins (plus floatation aids) as part of the tour. Stinger suits are an additional $8 however a rashy shirt is ok if you have one. Cheers, Shane
Giselle W
29 September 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes snorkelling gear is provided and you can wear a life jacket as well as holding onto a pool noodle for added floatation
Nercy P
8 April 2017|
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Response from Fififinn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have nothing to compare it to. I guess it's a medium sized vessel. It was full with apx. 50 passengers. That's just a guess though.