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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises

  • 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
Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
From US$82.35
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AM: Port Airlie
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach morning departure from Port Airlie at 7am. Returns at 1:45pm
AM: Hamilton Island
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach morning departure from Hamilton Island at 8:05am. Returns at 12:30pm
PM: Port Airlie
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach afternoon departure from Port Airlie at 12:00pm. Returns at 6:05pm
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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.

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1 - 5 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great crew but time wasted getting on and off the boat

We did this cruise to Whitehaven and though the crew were fantastic and the destination out of this world, the time it took getting off the boat onto Whitehaven and then on the return trip, was too long. The boat that does the transfer to...More

1  Thank Helena M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Low tides be aware

Comfortable ride and friendly crew. The boat like all tour operators stops at South end of beach so you don’t get the iconic images you see on posters. The unexpected was the tides. Unluckily it was low tide so had to get taken to shore...More

Thank groovy536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
😍😍just do it 😍😍

We took the half day cruise and you have enough time to make everything that they have planned. It’s so beautiful and everything is very good organised. Good for everyone. Very delicious fruits and muffins on board. If you take the day tour you also...More

Thank NA N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful afternoon

This pristine area is slowly recovering after cyclone Debbie. The bush walk with the guide was very informative and all the crew were helpful and very obliging. Thoroughly recommend this trip for anyone visiting the beautiful Whitsunday area.

Thank Dread62
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Fantastic trip from Hamilton Island! Staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Morning tea was offered when we got the the island with fresh fruit and muffins, very relaxed environment and we could take our time to enjoy the stunning view from the Catamaran. Once...More

1  Thank Zoe N
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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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