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Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach

From US$124.40
  • 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
Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach
From US$124.40
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Northern Exposure
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
From US$124.43
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
From US$124.43

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.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Best Day Ever

Have done 50+ day tours all over the world but a day on the water with Moxey & Braden from Ocean rafting was best yet.. fun started as we boarded & was still going when we got off.. great boat, music, timing & spot selection...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Southern tour

A really great day with Tim and his 'sidekick' Taylor. Enjoyed the hike, beach, snorkelling and fast boat. Lunch was also excellent and better than I'd expected. A great way to see the Whitsundays if time is restricted.

Thank TonyWJLogan
Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome !!

An incredible excitment packed day. Awesome way to see the Whitsunday s, south lights combination of lookout,snorkeling and whitehaven beach, all just beautiful and unique in there own way. Big shout out ! To the thunder crew tim and taylor you guys made the trip....More

Thank dawnscats2009
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great time, fun day tour, suitable for all types

Great staff and well arranged itinerary. Much thanks to our wonderful and friendly staff, Tim, James and Tyler. We headed out on the Southern tour which took us to the amazing Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach and 1 snorkelling locations. A complimentary pick up from the...More

Thank Luo W
Reviewed 5 days ago
Would you like to step foot on the swirling sands at the Hill Inlet on Whitehaven Beach......?

I headed out on the Northern Exposure tour which took us to the amazing Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach and 2 snorkelling locations. After being dropped off at the start of the inlet we headed up to the lookout where we got a birds eye view...More

Thank BushVillage
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Karsha for coming to play with Ocean Rafting! Glad you had a fantastic day with Tim and Dan! We look forward to welcoming your guest to the Whitsundays and Ocean Rafting

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