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Big Fury Island Tour

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Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Amazing Day!

Big fury changed my life. Braeden was the most amazing host, it was like having crush the turtle... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jessica L
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Amazing !!!!

We spent one day with Big Fury to see the Whitsundays and to make snorkeling. It was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Fanny L
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Fun, fast cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. All in one day visit world famous Whithaven Beach, then it's off to a pristine snorkelling reef off of another island, a delicious picnic lunch served right on the beach, afternoon snacks, entertaining and educational crew commentary throughout the day. Fun from start to finish!
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Big fury changed my life. Braeden was the most amazing host, it was like having crush the turtle from Finding Nemo tour you around the Great Barrier Reef. I will be quoting him for years to come. Do recommend.More

Thank Jessica L
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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jessica, Delighted you enjoyed your recent cruise on Big Fury to visit the Whitsunday Islands. Sounds like you had a fairly tale of a day ! Our deckhand Braden is a genuinely brilliant tour guide, with so much local knowledge, a passion for great...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We spent one day with Big Fury to see the Whitsundays and to make snorkeling. It was an amazing experience, crew on board is very nice, funny, they took care of us and they showed us the best places. All was perfect and we saw...More

Thank Fanny L
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Delighted to read your positive comments about your recent Big Fury cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands! Big Fury is the perfect boat to cruise around the islands if you prefer small groups, your day is filled with lots of local knowledge and information from...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

With only one full day at Airlie Beach we went off the recommendations on TripAdvisor and booked the day trip with Big Fury. It was a fantastic way to see the very best bits of The Whitsundays! Our host Braden was outstanding - so enthusiastic...More

Thank Ellie W
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ellie, Delighted you managed to jump onboard with only an hour to spare before the cruise departed! As you mentioned Big Fury is great value for money and perfect for those who are short on time and would like to see and experience the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went on the Big Fury trip today and had a fantastic time. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Braden the leader was excellent, he is very passionate, knowledgeable and funny. Hotel transfers were included which was handy and also...More

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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback about your recent Big Fury cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands. In just one day you get a real appreciation for the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands, with 3 iconic locations visited and plenty of time to...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Big Fury whitsundays tour was incredible. Some of the most beautiful spots I have seen around Australia. All of the stops were incredible and the stuff were friendly, passionate, hilarious and welcoming to everyone. Brayden went absolutely above and beyond to make the trip...More

Thank Josh O
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Josh, Thank you so much for your extensive review and posisitive feedback about your recent Big Fury cruise. You really pointed out all the unique features of our cruise that sets us apart from the other tours in the area, fun, professional and passionate...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great day on the Big Fury. We had a lot of fun snorkeling and visiting Whitehaven Beach. Also the food was great. The crew was very friendly and helpful.More

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi Robyn, We are delighted that you and your family flew all the way from Vancouver to come boating with us on Big Fury last week. Although the weather was a bit damp, you all seem to make the most of the fun day! Enjoy...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

What an awesome trip and crew. Brayden is a character with a passion for what he does. Very safe, entertaining, food and guidance was great and well worth every HIGHLY RECOMMEND BIG FURRY.... Much love from Marianela and Nes.

Thank Nestor P
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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi Marianela and Nes, Thanks so much for your positive feedback about your recent Big Fury cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands. Hope to see you again the next time that you are visiting the area! All the best, The Big Fury crew

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to secure the last 2 seats on big fury as we made the booking very spontaneously. We had an amazing time! The staff was very friendly. We had so much fun! Unfortunately I can’t remember the name of the guide, but he...More

Thank Veronika M
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Veronica, Delighted to read your positive review about your recent Big Fury cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands. Your crew were Stefan the Captain and Braden as Deckhand/host and chief entertainer! You can never be too complacent with jellyfish stings in North QLD during...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Big fury was nothing other then amazing!! Dane is an absolute legend and Tina is the hardest worker I have seen! There was no faults the whole day! Amazing snorkelling with bright bunches of corals fish and turtles too. Total value for money. Exceptional views...More

Thank Laree D
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hi Laree, Wow thanks so much for your glowing review about your recent Big Fury cruise! Yes our team work exceptionally well together and this shines through in the high level of customer service and care given to every individual guest. The beauty of the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic day! Braydon and Dane were brilliant. Gave great commentary and were extremely patient throughout the day and had everyone laughing with their sense of humour. The trip was amazing. The lookout was breathtaking, snorkeling insane & lunch at Whitehaven more than I...More

Thank Matt G
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Matt, Delighted to read your positive comments about the Big Fury cruise and its crew! Those little personal touches are really what make the difference and have everyone coming back with great big smiles! Hope to see you back onboard another day! All the...More

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Lynne K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely! I would just warn about people who suffer from sea sickness. Keep in mind it's a tour on the open ocean, so the boat does rock back and forth. For neck problems there is no issue as long as you are able to... More
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PhiloAngelaine
14 September 2015|
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Response from DianneF383 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry regarding our Big Fury one day Whitsunday Islands cruise. We cruise past Hill Inlet's swirling sands but do not stop and let guests off at this location, as we prefer to give our... More
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