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Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach

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Each Ocean Rafting tour offers three days in one, including an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, pristine Whitsundays snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks.

This Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Adventure offers the perfect Whitehaven Beach tour, visiting both ends of the world famous beach and enjoying approximately two hours relaxing at the southern end of the 7km stretch of Whitehaven Beach.

In addition this our also visits Hill Inlet including a guided National Park walk to Hill Inlet lookout above the silica sand of Whitehaven.

Your tour is completed by a wonderful snorkel at an exclusive location witnessing the best of the fringing coral reef.

Whats special about Ocean Rafting Whitsundays?
This is the only tour to have direct access to Hill Inlet beaches meaning you step off your super fast jet boat onto the stunning silica sand itself without a boat in sight.

On a budget? There are two options that make it affordable for those on a budget, or those who want an all inclusive day.

Your epic day trip will include the following highlights;

  • 2 hours at world famous Whitehaven Beach
  • Guided Bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout for epic views
  • Snorkel a spectacular Fringing Island Reef
  • Discover Wonderful Marine Life
  • Ride the Fastest Day Boats in the Whitsundays
  • Lots of Fun!

Departs/Returns:

Departs Everyday from Abell Point (Coral Sea) Marina South Village;

  • Departure Time: 10:00am
  • Returns: 4:30pm
  • Courtesy transfers from 8:45am
What is Included:
  • Visit to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Guided National Park walks
  • Inner fringing coral reef snorkelling
  • Personalised snorkel instruction
  • Use of snorkel equipment and flotation devices
  • Reef and island naturalist talks
  • Courtesy bus transfers
  • Delicious buffet lunch (All Inclusive Package)
  • Wet Suits (All Inclusive Package)
Optional Extras:
  • Buffet Style Lunches – $16 (included in ‘All Inclusive Package’)
  • Sunsuit/Wetsuit Hire – $8 (included in ‘All Inclusive Package’)
  • Prescription Mask Hire – $15
  • Bottled Water (Free refills for your sustainable bottles)
  • Soft Drinks/Juice
  • Beer/Cider
  • Chocolate

Take the ride of your life around the stunning Whitsundays enjoying maximumm time a the one and only Whitehaven Beach – Plus: Hill Inlet & Lookout – Snorkelling fringing coral reef – Informative and Passionate Guides (Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Adventure)

What you need:
  • Appropriate clothing (in winter pack a hoody/jacket)
  • Beach Bag with Swim wear and beach towel
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Please consider a Sustainable Water Bottle
  • Please use Coral Safe Sunscreen
  • Camera/Phone
  • Bare feet preferred for boat, plus soft sole, closed in shoes for walking ashore
Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Itinerary:
Airlie Beach → Airlie Beach | Departs Daily at 10:00am

Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Adventure visits both ends of the world famous beach and enjoying approximately two hours of relaxing at the southern end.

At the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, enjoy a guided bushwalk to spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout to view and capture photographs of the stunning swirling silica sands and aqua water.

Ocean Rafting Whitsundays and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach: Where We Go Map
Ocean Rafting Whitsundays and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach: Where We Go Map

Ocean Rafting are the only tour to have direct access to all areas of the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach to ensure you enjoy the most memorable experience of this special place.

Snorkels for over an hour at Border Island, Dumbell Island, or one of our “secret” snorkel spots and enjoy the amazing hard and soft corals of the fringing reefs, as well as a huge range of marine life including colourful fish and turtles.

Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Adventure has the fastest day boats in the Whitsundays, meaning it is not only an adventurous ride, but distances are covered in a shorter time, leaving more time for activities.  

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.   

 You can see why we call it three days in one!

Note:
There are no set itineraries as the trips vary according to the weather, allowing for a customised and personalised experience.

 

Important Information
  • Itineraries may be subject to change dependant on weather and other circumstances
  • Prices are in Australian Dollars (AU$)

Cancellation/Refund Policy
  • If you cancel at least 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 24 hours of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Unless otherwise stated all refunds will incur a 10% administration fee

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
We recommend you purchase travel insurance which would cover for such things as Road Closures, flight,  bus or tour cancellations
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Eco-Certification Awards

The following Eco-Accreditation from Eco Tourism Australia had been achieved.

✓ Eco Certified Advanced Ecotourism

Australia’s leading and most innovative ecotourism products, providing an opportunity to learn about the environment with an operator who is committed to achieving best practice when using resources wisely, contributing to the conservation of the environment and helping local communities.

✓ Climate Action Innovator

Businesses have undertaken a set of adaption and emissions reduction strategies and are auditing and measuring their carbon footprint.


Ocean Rafting Whitsundays and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Adventures_Master Reef Guides

Master Reef Guides of the Great Barrier Reef

Ocean Rafting’s Skipper and Environmental Manager, James, is an accredited Master Reef Guide.  Master Reef Guides are recognised as the world’s leading reef guides, interpreters and story tellers, sharing the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. These reef ambassadors provide up to date information on the reef, share stories of the magical World Heritage Area and explain what guests can do to make a difference.  The Master Reef Guide program is delivered by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators and Tourism and Events Queensland, and is the first of its kind for the reef.

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How Do We Do That ?

We fund it with Your travel bookings and our eco-rewards programme.

  • Every dollar earns an eco-reward
  • For example: Spend $100 ⇢ Earn 100 eco-rewards
  • Reaching 750 eco-rewards will enable us to fund the permanent protection of 1/4 Acre of Real Rainforest in Real Places.
  • Continue earning and every 750 eco-rewards Tree Hugger Travel will continue protecting.


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You made this happen and in recognition, You will receive a colourful and informative gift pack by post.

This includes a personalised certificate, information about the project you supported and a letter from World Land Trust thanking you for Your support.

More information? Head to our Eco Rewards Programme page.

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Your Bookings Save Rainforest

Earn Eco-Rewards that fund the purchase of biologically important threatened rainforests around the world.

We partner with the World Land Trust to make this happen and you, our customers, will receive a personalised certificate in recognition of the land you have helped to save.

Your Bookings Save Rainforest

Earn Eco-Rewards that fund the purchase of biologically important threatened rainforests around the world.

We partner with the World Land Trust to make this happen and you, our customers, will receive a personalised certificate in recognition of the land you have helped to save.

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