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Whitehaven Xpress

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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585
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Whitehaven Beach tours 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.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585

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Reviewed yesterday

After many years living in the region, we finally decided to go out and see Whitehaven beach, and took the opportunity to show a couple of Brazilian relatives around the Whitsunday islands. After a quick search, we found the whitehaven express, and their good reputation...More

Thank Martina P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have mixed feelings towards this tour. The scenery over the Hill Inlet and from Whitehaven Beach were second to none and this was certainly the highlight of the trip. The BBQ on Whitehaven beach was excellent and enjoyable, even if you do have to...More

Thank LPK16
Reviewed yesterday

A big thanks to Nathan, Captain Dan, Forrest and Jack for a terrific day out to Whitehaven Beach. From the time we were picked up from our accommodation and dropped off we were made to feel comfortable. It was like a day out with friends...More

Thank raels-grant
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The team were friendly enough. But the entire day was average at best. Everything was overpriced for what you received. The glass bottom bottom was a small hole in a rubber dingy. The BBQ was horrible. All the food throughout the day was prepared by...More

Thank AyresBo
Reviewed yesterday

So well organised from time of pick up at hotel to return. Comfortable boat, plenty of shade. Staff efficient and provide interesting information during the day. Walk up to Hill Inlet not too difficult and really worth the walk for the view. (Toilet facility also)....More

Thank peat2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour is run very efficiently and professionally. You get picked up and dropped off from/to your hotel/rental in Airlie beach. The boat only carries a small number of tourists (< 30). There are 3 main stops: - snorkeling. This is not your great barrier...More

1  Thank travel2dive
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After going on a fair few different day tours in the Whitsundays, the Whitehaven Xpress takes the cake - best value for money, friendly and helpful crew with lots of expertise and a great itinerary. Started the day off with a friendly welcome by crew...More

Thank HolidayEnthusiasts
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great family run business with a real personal touch great snorkelling spot fantastic Aussie BBQ (just missing the beetroot) we even had the opportunity to see some whales on our way home well done guys keep up the good work

Thank duyvo74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it out touring with Whitehaven Xpress! Exploring the islands and beautiful views. Topped off with Snorkelling along the reef and swimming in the beautiful white sandy beaches. Definitely worth it! Staff are friendly and genuinely love their job too.

Thank alzho
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a quick trip to Airlie beach with my family last weekend. We decided to do a day trip to explore some of the Whitsunday Islands. This tour was sensational! The crew was awesome, so helpful and catered for everyone. The lunch that was...More

1  Thank Benita13
Shane M, Owner at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your "Outstanding" review. We love it when you are making the time to strongly recommend us, thank you. Cheers, Capt Shane

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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.
Tracy L
27 February 2017|
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Response from GillMcNally | Property representative |
we do not cater for cruise ships, only visitors from Airlie Beach wanting to take a day tour to Whitehaven beach
Claire Y
8 November 2016|
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Response from GillMcNally | Property representative |
A bottle of water in your bag is fine however we cannot keep it cold.