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Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 7 4946 6848
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...

Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. There are two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights, and each Ocean Rafting day includes an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach, and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience.The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. The vessels were originally designed and built as rescue crafts and are driven by 450hp engines. 70% of the vessel is shaded, providing comfort from the tropical sun. Small groups allow guests to experience tropical paradise away from the crowds.Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service, from the courtesy bus pick up in the morning to snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Great experience - great staff

The Ocean Rafting staff were excellent. My wife and I had a great day out with them to Whitehaven beach. The rafting boat was fast, fun to be in and made special by the staff who... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ocean Rafting staff were excellent. My wife and I had a great day out with them to Whitehaven beach. The rafting boat was fast, fun to be in and made special by the staff who were funny, attentive and caring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My bf and I travelled with the lovely Toddy and Tim on the Jammin' vessel. The day was perfect and the guys really knew what they were doing. The extra info they gave along the way was genuinely interesting, and they both clearly love their jobs. The scenery is predictably stunning, but actually the best part for us was the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My bestie and I had the best day with ocean rafting, the ride out to the island was exhilarating though bumpy. The guides were fun and knowledgeable, giving us a history lesson about the surrounding area and things to do and see, as well as meeting George. Snorkelling was fun and amazing spots. Lunch at Whitehaven beach was also good.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the northern exposure tour. The two places we snorkeled were fantastic. Lots of beautiful fish and beautiful coral reefs. The visit to whitehaven beach was breathtaking. We had lunch at the beach which was a bonus. I would highly recommend this tour for those that want great snorkeling. It was better than the Reefworld tour by far. Whitehaven... More 

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a great day visiting Whitsunday and Whitehaven beach. Our guides Sam and Toddy were the best: fun, attentive and professional. Muy recomendable! Playa, snorkel, bushwalk, music aboard! All in one day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of the best tour we have ever had! The tour was very well organized, everything was on time, the staff was superfriendly. They took many pictures during the tour and even underwater while we were snorkeling! I would strongly recommend this tour to everyone.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fast, fun , adventure had a great time, the crew was great, the ride was a blast . Whites Sunday was breath taking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything was perfekt!!!we had a great Day. Sam was a very good Skipper and funny guy. Thanks to him and the Rest of the Crew!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent experience and customer service. Smaller boat and group making it more personalised and engaging. Excellent tour, would highly recommend for those wanting to visit great snorkelling locations and Whitehaven Beach.

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Bowen, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing day, we had so much fun, the captain and crew were very helpful and approachable especially for first timers like myself - can't wait to do it again later in the year

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