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Whitsunday Islands & Whitehaven Beach Half Day Cruise

From $115 PP

Highlights & Inclusions

From Port of Airlie, journey across broad Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise – a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. On the southern shores of Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday isles, famous Whitehaven Beach is a regular on lists of ‘World’s Best Beaches’. Wander along the sand, hike the short Solway Circuit for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return cruise.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays, with up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Protective stinger suits
  • Guided Solway Circuit walk
  • Exclusive afternoon departure highlights
    • Glass of bubbles on boarding at Hamilton Island
    • Complimentary charcuterie board on route from Whitehaven Beach to Hamilton Island
    • All inclusive beer, wine and softdrink on your journey home from Whiteheaven Beach

What to bring

  • Swimwear and beach towel
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and protective clothing
  • Light jacket/sweater for a cool or windy day
  • Camera

Departures

Daily Departure & Return Times

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Morning Cruise
Departs Returns
Port of Airlie 7:15 AM* 1:45 PM
Daydream Island 7:50 AM 1:10 PM
Hamilton Island 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
*There is a cafe at Port of Airlie where you can grab breakfast before your early morning start.
RETURN times are when the vessel arrives back at the mainland/island resort. COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. NOTE: Schedule changes may occur. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels. All tours from Port of Airlie will stop at Hamilton Island to drop off and collect guests.
Some tours will require a change in vessel for connection to Whitehaven Beach vessel.
Afternoon Cruise
Departs Returns
Port of Airlie 11:55 PM 6:10 PM
Daydream Island 12:35 PM 5:40 PM
Hamilton Island 1:10 PM 5:00 PM
RETURN times are when the vessel arrives back at the mainland/island resort. COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. NOTE: Schedule changes may occur. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels. All tours from Port of Airlie will stop at Hamilton Island to drop off and collect guests.
Some tours will require a change in vessel for connection to Whitehaven Beach vessel.

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Prices

The following prices are per person.

Whitsunday Islands & Whitehaven Beach Half Day Cruise

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Whitehaven Beach Half Day - Morning
From 1 April 2019 From 1 April 2020
Adult $115 $120
Child (4 - 14) $45 $47
Whitehaven Beach Half Day - Afternoon
From 1 April 2019 From 1 April 2020
Adult $128 $135
Child (4 - 14) $64 $67
Coach Transfers to Port of Airlie
Adult $12.50
Child (4 - 14) $6.50
Prices are in AUD and per person. Please note a non refundable credit card surcharge fee of 1.42% (Mastercard & Visa), 1.1% (WeChat Pay), 2.8% (Amex), 2% (China Union Pay) or 1.54% (Alipay) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.

NOTE: Most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option.

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