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Whitehaven Beach 3 hrs with BBQ Lunch, Hill Inlet Lookout and Beach

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Cruise with Whitehaven Xpress from Airlie Beach for your Ultimate Whitehaven Experience. Circumnavigate Whitsunday Island passing Hamilton & Daydream Islands Resorts and visit 2 amazing beaches.
Whitehaven Beach for 3 hours with Beach BBQ lunch, steaks, sausages and tasty salad buffet (all diets upon request). Choose to Swim, Sunbathe, Chill in shade of National Park and/or take the optional guided walk to Whitehaven Beach Lookout.
Hill Inlet Lookout and Betty's Beach without being rushed. Hill Inlet is a spectacular view from the lookout, enjoy extra time.
Courtesy Pick-ups & drop-offs in AC Buses are included.
This day tour is an authentic "Aussie" experience! This company is the longest running day tour to Whitehaven Beach and is family operated by Capt. Dan and Capt. Shane, both providing personal service.
This boat itself has indoor, semi-outdoor and rooftop seating which is a key difference to the speed boat tours. The extra hour at the beach is worth it!
You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Whitehaven Beach
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Whitehaven Beach BBQ, Airlie Beach Tour to Whitehaven Beach
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Hill Inlet
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
  • 4
    Hill Inlet
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Full-day tour of Whitehaven that includes a bush walk
  • Don’t stress about lunch: an “Aussie” barbecue on Whitehaven Beach is included
  • Your tour boat has upstairs and downstairs seating, bar service, and toilets
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel in Airlie Beach is included
What to Expect
Make your way to Coral Sea Marina, or opt for pickup from your Airlie Beach hotel. At the marina, board the Whitehaven Xpress ferry and head out past Whitsunday Passage toward the islands. Cruise the length of Whitehaven Beach and then head ashore. Stop at the beach for an Aussie barbecue at a public picnic area. Take advantage of free time to explore or relax on the beautiful white-sand beaches including the swirling sands beach (Bettys Beach) as well as extra time at Whitehaven Beach for swimming or optional guided walk to Whitehaven Beach Lookout.. Visit Hill Inlet Lookout via Tongue Bay for a guided national park bushwalk. Keep an eye out for sea turtles, clownfish, and rays. Once the day’s activities are done, get back aboard the Xpress, and finish your tour with a trip back to Abell Point or your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:00 AM
8h 30m
Return Details
Abell Point Marina
  • Complimentary Transfers from your Hotel | Accommodation.
  • Tea | Coffee | Biscuits
  • BBQ lunch | Steak, sausage, rissoles cooked to order | Salad and fruits
  • Refill Water station.
  • Afternoon Cheese platter.
  • Stinger Suits in stinger season.
  • 2 x Toilets.
  • Entry/Admission - Whitehaven Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Whitehaven Beach BBQ, Airlie Beach Tour to Whitehaven Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Hill Inlet
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Soft drinks and bottled water (available for purchase)
  • Winter Suits (optional & available for hire in cold months)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking or BEFORE day of tour
  • Infants, please ask for one of our loan strollers (small type that fits on boat).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 37 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
What a day! At first I was incredibly nervous as I suffer from anxieties and even though I love boats, I'm really uncomfortable with smaller boats. To transfer from the catamaran to the islands you need to embark onto a smaller powered dingy which when I saw made me almost not
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Response from Whitehaven X, Guest Relations Manager at Whitehaven Beach 3 hrs with BBQ Lunch, Hill Inlet Lookout and Beach
Responded 2 days ago
Wow Shane Thank you for your detailed review, we really appreciate it. Safe boating ahead! Cheers Capt Shane
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Was an absolutely spectacular experience and would do it again 😍 the combination of friendly tour guides and unbelievable experiences really made it a day to remember. Thank you 💙
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Staff friendly and introduced themselves: captain Shane & his crew very friendly & helpful. Helped with photo ideas. Barbie food & service catered for all food types. I would recommend traveling with this crew again.
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Great day all round. Crew were super friendly, BBQ on beach was lovely and whitehaven beach is just fab!! Highly recommend
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If you do not want to do an overnight boat trip around the Whitsundays, this is the next best thing. You get to see both North Whitehaven and South Whitehaven beach, have a delicious bbq on the beach, visit the Hill Inlet Lookout, and enjoy a fast boat ride around the islands.
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Response from GillMcNally, Owner at Whitehaven Beach 3 hrs with BBQ Lunch, Hill Inlet Lookout and Beach
Responded 5 days ago
Elizabeth Thank you for your lovely review. Is it almost a sales pitch for our change in itinerary! We are very happy you enjoyed the day tour to Whitehaven's! Thank you again and safe travels, Gill
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  • Hotel Pickup
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