1. Airlie Beach: Whitehaven Beach Big Island Day Tour
Enjoy a scenic cruise through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands stopping off at the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Cruise in air-conditioned comfort on a catamaran complete with modern facilities including a rooftop deck and capped numbers to ensure maximum guest comfort to roam around the boat enjoying the stunning views so you have a brilliant experience. Departing from Shute Harbour at 9:00 AM, the cruise takes you through the Molle group of islands before crossing the Whitsunday passage into Cid harbor, where you will learn its historic role in the Battle of the Coral Sea. The cruise then travels past Nara Inlet and through Hook Passage before anchoring at Tongue Point to visit Hill Inlet, known for its bushwalks and stunning views. Leaving Tongue Point, you will cruise across Whitehaven Bay to visit the famous Whitehaven Beach. Any tour of the Whitsundays wouldn't be complete without taking a dip in the beautiful clear waters or just relaxing on the powder-white silica sand on Whitehaven Beach. With up to 2 hours at Whitehaven Beach, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the beach, basking in the water, or walking up to the lookout. This tour runs daily (excluding Christmas Day) and includes a complimentary bus pick-up and drop-off service from multiple transfer points. Enjoy morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea with the convenience of an onboard bar to purchase beverages throughout the duration of the tour.