Whitehaven Beach Half Day Afternoon Cruise

Meals included
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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4.54 reviews

Highlights & inclusions

Up to 2 hours on Whitehaven Beach
Dedicated host for duration of the tour
Self-guided Solway Circuit Walk
Amazing tropical paradise
Comfortable vessels perfect for sightseeing
Have the morning free to sleep in

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Wed, May 29, 2024

What you can expect

Pay a visit to one of Australia's most beautiful spots - Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island - on this afternoon tour departing from the Port of Airlie. Travelling on board comfortable vessels perfect for sightseeing, visitors will enjoy the impressive scenery passing through the Whitsunday Islands!

The afternoon itinerary heads to Whitsunday Island- the largest island in the Whitsundays to visit the famous Whitehaven Beach. Kick back and take in the informative, lively commentary on the regional highlights before landing at the southern end of incredible Whitehaven Beach.

Once at Whitehaven, you'll have 2 hours to enjoy this stunning stretch of sand however you see fit, play some volleyball on the beach, laze in the sunshine, or simply enjoy a stroll on the wonderfully soft and white silica sand of this famous beach. Learn firsthand why this is one of the most photographed places in the country.

Book yourself a Whitehaven Beach Afternoon Tour from the Port Of Airlie today.


What you need to know

  • Half Day Afternoon Adventure to Whitehaven Beach
  • Dedicated host for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel transfers to Port of Airlie
  • Cruise through the picture perfect Whitsundays to the dazzling sands of Whitehaven Beach
  • 7km of pristine silica sand
  • Swim or hike the short Solway Circuit for amazing ocean and island views
  • 2 hours spent on Whitehaven Beach
  • Dedicated host for the duration of the tour
  • Cruises depart Port of Airlie at 11.35am and returns at 6.05pm
  • Check-in is required at least 30 minutes prior to departure
What To Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Light jacket for cooler months
  • Money or credit card for optional purchases
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Recent reviews

4.54 reviews

Absolutely beautiful. Enjoyed everything about it.

The staff was kind. The tour with the boat was an adventure. The trip was well organized. On our way to Whitsundays, we saw whales and the captain would always stop for that kind of miracle. On the way back there were really delicious snacks. I recommend choosing the afternoon tour.

Giulia Pelger 9 months ago

We chose the half day afternoon cruise and enjoyed a beautiful sunset on the way back to Airlie Beach

We chose to do the afternoon half day tour to Whitehaven Beach and it was absolutely fantastic! The cruise with Cruise Whitsundays was very well organised and the crew were very friendly and helpful. We left at 11.35am and went via Daydream and Hamilton Island before arriving at Whitehaven Beach around 2pm. After leaving Hamilton Island, the open water was very choppy but the Captain gave us ample warning about what it would be like and how long it would last and during the choppy water, the crew were circling around the passengers making sure everyone was OK. Once we arrived, it was a very easy process transferring from the catamaran to the shore. We had 2 his to enjoy on the beach and Cruise Whitsundays provided lots of free water activities to choose from including stand up paddle boards. Stingers suits were also available free of charge. At 3pm, one of the crew brought out fish food and we were able to sit in the water and have fish come swimming around us as they ate the food! The afternoon tea was a buffet style with a lovely selection of food to choose from. Cruise Whitsundays had a good COVID safe strategy in place and the crew were meticulous in their cleaning and sanitising on board. There was also a friendly photographer who took photos on the beach. Great quality and value $30 for 3 photos. Our little family had a wonderful time and highly recommend Cruise Whitsundays.

Greg Smith almost 2 years ago

Afternoon cruise to Whitehaven Beach : overall very enjoyable experience.

Crew are friendly and funny. Not the best value for money though as it's more like a ferry service to the beach with 2 stops to pick up more people. A beach bbq or a bit of time to look around the 2 Islands we stopped at would would have been greatly appreciated.

Barbara McCauley over 2 years ago

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