Day Trips

Drop into our main street office at the bus stop, next door to Hog's Breath Cafe, upon arrival in Airlie Beach and any of our staff will be happy to show you the full range while offering advice on the better value trips available.


Whitsunday Islands | Great Barrier Reef | Flights | Fishing | Jetski | Dive / Courses | Golf | Day Tours | Backpacker Specials

Call us now on Free Call 1800 677 119 for latest prices and availability or simply e-mail us at airliebeach.com.

  Whitsundays Islands
Big Fury Big Fury

Get there before the crowds aboard one of the whitsundays most exciting rides, Big Fury. We take you to Coral Reef Sites in comfort and at a third of the travel time of some other boats. The first stop is the amazing Whitehaven Beach, where you can enjoy 2 hours of swimming, relaxing or strolling along the 7 kms of pure white silica sand.
Includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea. Courtesy pick up and drop off from local holiday accommodation.

Depart: 10.30am
Return: 5.00pm
Price: From: $130 Per Adult

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Half Day Whitehaven Beach Tour

Cruise via Daydream Island to our first wilderness area, beautiful Cid Harbour - one of the most idyllic areas of the Whitsundays between Cid and Whitsunday Islands with calm waters, beautiful coastline and soaring peaks. Cruise through these waters, home to an amazing array of wildlife - turtles, sea eagles and you may even see the strange elusive dugong. we cruise past a number of other National Park islands and famous Hamilton Island enroute to the southern end of Whitehaven Beach. Whitehaven Beach is a definite must-see� in the Whitsundays. The crystal clear aqua waters and pristine white silica sand stretch for over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays

Daydream Island and Whitehaven Beach

Enjoy the morning on Daydream Island - an awesome island for couples and families alike. You'll have time to wander the full length of the island taking in Daydream Village and the Living Reef� Coral Lagoon, filled with colourful coral, fish life, sharks and stingrays! Try a round of the amazing mini-golf course or take the flat easy coastal path or the rainforest walk where you see wallabies and endless bird life. After lunch at Mermaid' Restaurant you'll board our Whitehaven cruise vessel for the scenic cruise back to this magnificent and famous beach. Your itinerary is as per the Whitehaven Beach half day cruise

Daydream Island Full Day and Half Day Tour

There's lots of room to laze away the day pool side, on the lawns or adjacent beach. Take a swim, stroll along Sunset Beach or see wallabies and endless bird-life on the rainforest walk. The  Around Australiamini-golf course has to be the best in the world - definitely not just for the kids! At lunchtime you can make your own selection fromThe Boathouse at the southern end or wander along to the Resort area and enjoy lunch poolside at Mermaids Restaurant. On the breakfast cruise, enjoy a superb buffet breakfast at Waterfalls Restaurant.

Island Hopper Pass, Island Escape and Wanderer

If you would like to visit more than one island and want to have time to experience the attractions of each, our Twin Island Escapeis for you. Daydream Island Resort and Spa has the superb Daydream Village with swimming pools, shops, cafe and bar. There is the fantastic 19 hole mini-golf course, the Living ReefCoral Lagoon filled with colourful coral and fish life and on the rainforest walk you'll see wallabies and endless bird life. Long Island offers the choice of enjoying the wonderful relaxed atmosphere of the resort or wandering off on the scenic walking trails on the beach or get active!

ISLANDWANDERER SCENIC CRUISES These are the perfect sightseeing cruises if you just wish to stay onboard and see the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands, home to many of the region's island resorts. Relax in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy the sun and sea from the upper viewing decks of our modern stable cruising catamarans as they travel from island to island. Take in the scenery, the beautiful bays, bush and rainforest of the National Park as we meander through the many islands and call into the resorts to transfer guests ashore. The Skipper will provide an informative commentary enroute. There is a bar and cafeteria onboard for light refreshments. Explore the Whitsundays at your leisure. Our high speed vessels cruise around the Whitsundays all day transferring guests & day trippers between the mainland and the islands. If you would like to do your own thing then arm yourselves with a pass, timetable and map then set out exploring the Whitsunday islands on your very own itinerary.

Hamilton Golf

Hamilton Island Golfing Experience

The islands natural and rugged beauty, with its mountainous terrain affords stunning 360 degree views across secluded coves and beaches to adjacent passages and islands, and the mainland beyond.
Hamilton Island par 71 Golf course designed by champion golfer, Peter Thomson is the only champion island golf course in Australia.   

Price: From - 9 holes   $170 Per Person
           From - 18 holes $220 Per Person

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Mantaray

Mantaray

Visit two of the Whitsundays most pristine locations - beautiful Whitehaven Beach and Mantaray Bay. Whitehaven Beach has an amazing 7km stretch of white silica sand and an amazing lookout at Hill Inlet, while Mantaray Bay encompasses a myriad of colourful corals and tropical fish. Scuba dive and snorkel in this fascinating marine wonderland, lie on the spacious sun-deck, swim in the aqua-blue waters or simply feel the sand between your toes. It's yours to enjoy.

Diving available on board.

Price: From $165 Per Adult - Full Day Tour

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Whitehaven Xpress

Cruising the full length of Whitehaven Beach and offering you the most time to swim, walk or relax plus our Aussie B.B.Q with picnic tables in the shade.
We have a glass bottom boat for coral viewing or swim and snorkel over spectacular coral and tropical fish. Snorkelling tuition is available for the inexperienced.
Enjoy a guided National Park bushwalk to the Hill Inlet scenic lookout where you can view the famous white swirling sands of the inlet... be sure to take your camera.

Price: From $175 Per Person
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Salty Dog Sea Kayaking

Sea kayak through the amazing Whitsunday Islands. Explore nearby and remote islands. Swim and snorkel on vibrant coral reefs and enjoy delicious meals. Half day and multi day trips available. Beginners, families and groups welcome. Kayak hire also available.

Price: From $80 Per Person
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Camira Sailing Adventures

Experience the wonders of the incredible Whitsunday Islands with a 'Camira' Sailing Adventure day cruise.  'Camira' is a world first with her sleek lines, spacious deck areas and breathtaking performance.  With her futuristic look and modern technology, 'Camira' is one of the world's fastest sailing catamarans, capable of sailing at speeds up to 30 knots!  State of the art design combines with the grace of sail to create the ultimate day sailing experience in Australia's favourite maritime playground.

Explore the magnificent Whitehaven Beach and the spectacular Whitsunday Islands National Park on this full day excursion.   Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, beautiful beaches and bays, a superb barbecue lunch plus the thrill of high speed sailing on one of the most varied and exciting days on offer.

Price: From $145 Per Person

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Illusions – 2 island cruise

Illusions is a comfortable 12 metre  catamaran sailing daily from Abel Point Marina at Airlie Beach to the beautiful fringing reefs of the Whitsundays at Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island, and time permitting to Langford Island & Reef , part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Price: From$125 Per Person

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Ocean Rafting

Ocean Rafting was the first tour company in the Whitsundays to hold ecological accreditation from the Ecotourism Association of Australia – an accolade of which we are very proud. With a cruising speed of over 30 knots the vessels can explore vast areas of the Whitsundays in one day- but the design of the vessel reduces fuel usage and impact and therefore is more environmentally friendly.

A complement of only 25 guests and 2 crew on each vessel allows personal service, from courtesy bus pick up in the morning, individual snorkel lessons, and guided National Park walking trails. 70% of the boats are under shade providing comfort from our tropical sun.

Price: From $134 Per Person

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Derwent Hunter Tall Ship Sailing

Wish you had time to explore the Whitsunday Islands on an overnight sailing adventure?

Instead you can sail the islands aboard Derwent Hunter - the only tall ship sailing day trip in the Whitsundays!

Discover your inner sailor, snorkel Blue Pearl Bay or explore Bali Hai (formerly Black Island) - Derwent Hunter has something for everyone!

Price: From $175 Per Adult

Pacific Blitz

Enjoy a true luxury sailing experience in the Whitsundays with Pacific Blitz! On our day trip, we'll take you to fantastic snorkeling and kayaking spots such as Blue Pearl Bay (Hayman Island), Butterfly Bay and Luncheon Bay (Hook Island). If you are keen to practice your sailing then you can give our skipper a hand hoisting the sails or manning the helm whilst journeying to and from locations, otherwise relax on deck with a drink in hand and soak up the sunshine! Gourmet lunch and refreshments included.

  GREAT BARRIER REEF
Fantasea Reefworld

Reefworld

Encounter the breath-taking spendour of the Great Barrier Reef, bringing you face to face with the treasures of the underwater world. A high speed catamaran cruise gives you plenty of time to explore the reef, either snorkelling or by the glass hulled semi submersible or underwater viewing chamber.

Depart: 8.15am
Return: 5.30pm
Price: Adults from $225 - Children from: $99

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Fantasea Reefworld

Reef Sleep

Take the time and enjoy the unique solitude and tranquillity of the Great Barrier Reef. Be part of the nocturnal activities of many colourful reef Fish and sensational coral formations with your own personal reef guide. Exclusive accommodation with only the stars and marine life as your neighbours is limited to two choices of rooms 1 bunk style quad and 1 king size bed ideal for honeymooners or that special occasion.
Price: From $399 Per Person

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  Flights

Reef Adventure Tours

Whitehaven Experience - Reef and Whitehaven Panorama - Reef and Island Flightseeing - Hayman Island Day Trip - Seaplane Taxi Service and Inter-Island transfers. Ask about the picnic and champagne packages! more...

 

Price: From $375 Per Person

Seaplane Panorama Tours

The only way in the Whitsundays to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and walk along Whitehaven Beach in one day!

  • One and a half hour scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef!
  • An hour on Whitehaven Beach
  • Two hours on Air Whitsundays private submersible boat in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Price: From $490 Per Adult

*Tour departure times vary on weather conditions and tides.

Scenic Flights

Want to see the Whitsunday Islands? Whitehaven Beach? Hill Inlet? What about the Great Barrier Reef and the Heart Reef?

With GSL Aviation, you can see all the best things about the Whitsundays in one day!

Price: From just $89 Per Person

Whitsunday Tigermoth Adventures

the most unique and exciting way to see the beautiful Whitsundays. Join us on a heart racing aerobatic flight in front of the township of Airlie Beach. Or for the more faint hearted relish in the wind in your hair as you see the Whitsunday region from the open air cockpit of the DH-82A Tiger Moth.

flights: From $145 Per Person

 

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Whitsunday Islands Helicopter Tours

Experience the thrill and excitement of a helicopter flight over the picturesque islands of the Whitsundays! You can choose to have a short joy flight over the nearby islands and the town of Airlie Beach, or fly further to take in the spectacular landmarks of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. These Flights will provide the best photo opportunities with memories that will remain with you forever.

Price: From $110 Per Person

Skydive

Pure adrenalin! The best value for your freefall dollar in Australia - directly over the fantastic Whitsunday Islands. Make the most of your holiday and experience an unequaled rush here at Airlie Beach.

 

Price: From $249 Per Person

  Fishing
Sea Fever

Sea Fever

Sea Fever Sport fishing Whitsundays Provide fishing adventures with a difference to the Great Barrier Reef! With a 32ft custom Game boat �Reel Work� is the only charter boat from Airlie Beach consistently fish the �Outer� Reef.
Sea Fever is suited to both novice and experience anglers, offering a professional service with fwer passenger numbers. Select a Whitsunday fishing experience that suits you, Full day shared charter, Full Day Private Charter and Overnight Private charters available.

Price: From $395 Per Person
Full day private Charter & Overnight private charters also available!

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Fishing Charters

Tropical game fishing charters - for a great day or half-day fishing the beautiful Whitsunday islands and Great Barrier Reef. From a 12m Cougar catamaran, fitted with state of the art marine technology, cruising at approx 18-20 knots, to a 90Hp, 6 metre sportsfisher, your options are many.

The friendly crews have many years experience fishing in & around the local area - with the vessels more than capable of handling a variety of fishing applications - trolling for the larger pelagic species to hand lining for reef fish.

Price: From $129 Per Person
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  Jetski
ecojet Safari

ecojet Safari

Eco Jet Safari is the latest adventure tour in the Northern Whitsundays. Unique, thrilling, educational, and eco friendly. Drive your own jet ski through the beautiful waterways and secluded beaches with professional crew guiding you. Opportunity to see dugongs, manta rays, dolphins, turtles, whales (seasonal) in their natural environment. Enjoy the fantastic facilities of Montes Reef Resort at Cape Gloucester including an A La Carte lunch. You will be talking about this magical trip for years.

Depart: 8.00am and 11am
Return: 3.00pm and 6pm
Price: From $190 per person

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Whitsunday Jetski Tours

Whitsunday Jetski Tours

Multi award winning Whitsunday Jetski Tours offers exciting adventure tours in the Whitsundays and is the first and only guided jetski tour operating from Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach to the Whitsunday Islands. Guests can ride their own comfortable Sea-Doo jetski into the beautiful world heritage Whitsunday Island Marine Park.

Two tours operate daily, the ‘Airlie Adventure’ in the morning, also known as the ‘Turtle Tour’ with sea turtle encounters on each trip, and the ‘Daydream Extreme’ in the afternoon where guests visit spectacular Daydream Island with a choice of activities included. Whitsunday Jetski Tours operate daily. No licence is required and no experience is necessary.

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Airlie Adventure

Depart: 9.30am
Return: 11.00pm
Price: From $110 Per Person

Daydream Extreme

Depart: 12.30pm
Return: 4.00pm
Price: From $190 Per Person

  Day Tours

Crocodile Safari

Nowhere else on the Queensland coast can you experience so much in one location. In Proserpine, you can cruise around in pristine crocodile country as well as tour through freshwater wetland habitat, melaleuca forest and a mangrove ecosystem.
Proserpine River Eco Tours is based in the Whitsundays and our tour is a unique nature experience, which offers you an exciting day trip into the realm of the saltwater crocodile.

Price: From $120 Per Person

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Rainforest Tour

On the only true rainforest tour on the Whitsunday Coast, you enter a highland flora and fauna reserve which is one of the oldest continuously surviving rainforests. The walks are conducted on flat ground and suit all ages, and go through the most beautiful areas of the Conway State Forest.

 

Price: From $65 Per Person

For more information on the Whitsundays - visit our friends at www.whitsunday.com
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Whitsunday Central Reservation Centre
For more information on Sailing the Whitsundays - visit our friends at www.sailingwhitsundays.com
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For more information on the Whitsunday Islands, and what to do in the Whitsundays, visit these two links

The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre
259 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Qld, 4802, Australia
Toll Free: 1800 677 119 · Email: info@airliebeach.com
Ph: +61 7 4946 5299 · Fax: +61 7 4946 5294
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