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 | Mainland | Whitsunday Island Camping Transfers| Activities

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

  Whitsundays Islands

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 $139 Per Person

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: $140 Per Adult

Thunder Cat

Thunder Cat

Thundercat boasts two power-punching engines of 300 horse power each! Her capacity means they can safely and securely cater for up to thirty passengers plus two crew. This ensures all guests enjoy the adventure in comfort and style. Thundercat Whitsundays offers an exhilarating ride around the spectacular Whitsunday Islands and it’s natural surroundings. This vessel has been designed and built for stability and speed.

(The added stability helps guests alleviate concerns around seasickness). Thundercat Whitsundays is aimed at all travellers and small families that are seeking fun and adventure.
Price: From: $169 Per Adult

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

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 $197 Per Adult - Full Day Tour

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 $189 Per Person

Southern Cross

Explore Whitsundays offers day sailing on Southern Cross. Sailing to Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach and an island reef stop. Southern Cross is truly a racing legend, being built for the America's Cup Yacht as Australia's 4th Challenger, with sail number KA4.

Price: From $169 Per Adult

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 $195 Per Adult

SV Domino

Day sail to the 'Best kept secret' of the Whitsunday's, Bali Hai Reef, located in the Whitsunday group of islands in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Bali Hai Reef, the most exclusive pristine reef in the Whitsunday Islands, sail, explore, swim and snorkel with the most environmentally friendly cruise the Whitsunday's has to offer. 14.8 nautical miles from Airlie Beach is 'Bali Hai' A tropical secluded paradise with magnificent fringing reef.

Be part of a group of up to only eight passengers or private charter the yacht for the day. Catering only for small groups, this eco tourism experience will be cherished forever.

Price: From $180 Per Person

Providence V

Relax on board as we set sails and head out of Nelly Bay Harbour for a secluded bay on Magnetic Island. Help sweat the mainsail, learn how to belay the cleat or just chill on deck and watch the sails fill in the breeze. Watch out for the many green turtles around the island and spot the different bays as we head out to sea. If it’s July or August, you might even spot a hump-backed whale.

Price: From$165 Per Person

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

Whitehaven Beach Half Day 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

Price: From $99Per Person

Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet Lookout Tour

This day cruise allows you to spend more time exploring the wonders of Whitehaven Beach that any other cruise. Walk up to the Hill Inlet lookout, chill out on Whitehaven Beach and go exploring. What an amazing day out!

Price: From $195Per Person

3 Island Guided Tour

A spectacular day out cruising the Whitsunday Islands. This 3 island guided tour takes to you Whitsunday Island where you can sink into the sand at Whitehaven Beach, Daydream Island Resort and Spa and Hamilton Island.

Price: From $195Per Person

Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island Tour

See two of the Whitsundays most famous sites on this iconic day cruise. Sink your feet into the white sand at beautiful Whitehaven Beach and discover the magnificent Hamilton Island.

Price: From $170Per Person

Whitehaven Beach & Daydream Island Tour

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

Price: From $160Per Person

Daydream Island Escape 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.

Price: From $99Per Person

Twin Island Escape & Island Hopper Pass

If you would like to visit more than one island and want to have time to experience the attractions of each, our Twin Island Escape is 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 Reef Coral 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!

Price: From $120Per Person

Hamilton Island Tour

Hamilton Island is an expansive island with 75% of the island still in its natural state and the Whitsundays’ largest resort with a great range of accommodation. The island has a multitude of activities and is a delight just to wander around. Stroll the Marina Village main street, visit the boutiques and galleries.

Linger for a coffee, wine or long lunch in the cafes and restaurants as you look out over the array of amazing private launches in the marina. Lounge beside the pools or on Catseye Beach. How about bowling, target shooting, mini-golf or a go-kart challenge! If you are a golfer you will surely have heard of the magnificent course on neighbouring Dent Island.

Price: From $135Per Person

Ocean Rafting & GSL

To enjoy the most spectacular view in the Whitsundays aboard a one hour ‘Reef and Island’ scenic flight. The flight includes all the sights of the Whitsunday Islands such as Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Following the flight, your day just keeps getting better with a whole day on the water with ‘Ocean Rafting’.

The Ocean Rafting tour is an exhilarating boat ride with several stops including top snorkelling spots, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Your day is packed with activities including snorkelling, beach time and a guided bushwalk at Hill Inlet.

Price: FFrom $229 Per Person

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 - 18 holes $195 Per Person

  GREAT BARRIER REEF
Fantasea Reefworld

Great Barrier Reef Trip

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: 8.00am
Return: 6.10pm
Price: Adults from $230 - Children from: $105

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

  Flights

GSL

GSL offers a range of Whitsunday scenic, transfer and charter flights. They operate seven days a week from Whitsunday Airport and the flexible flight times are based on booking availability & best viewing times. GSL Aviation also offer a free courtesy bus to/from surrounding suburbs in Airlie Beach

Price: From $99 Per Person

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!

Price: From $395 Per Person

Heli Taxi

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

Hamilton Island Air

Hamilton Island Air provide Hamilton Island guests with a range of products that offer an exciting and unique way of experiencing the beauty of Hamilton Island and the icons of the Whitsundays including the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach.

Tours ensure guests maximise their leisure time and minimising travel time, departing or arriving at a time most convenient to their schedule. All tours include informative commentary by professional pilots as well as refreshments, courtesy transfers and multilingual staff.

Price: From $125 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

  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 sea fever 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 $420 Per Person
Full day private Charter & Overnight private charters also available!

Real Deal

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

Gone Fishing Charter

Coral Sea Fishing Charters Airlie Beach offers Half Day, Full Day and After Dark fishing Adventure to Whitsundays best fishing locations, departing daily from Port of Airlie.

“If you are looking for a Whitsunday fishing adventure with plenty of action, local knowledge and personalised service, look no further!

Coral Sea Fishing Charters are the local experts in fishing the Whitsunday waters, always securing the catch of the day and plenty of exciting memories along the way!”

Price: From $120 Per Person

  Jetski
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.

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

Ocean Dynamics

Tour South Molle Island with morning tea on the beach and an hour to take in the natural beauty of the national parks. Or tour around the beautiful coastline of Airlie Beach and Pioneer Bay Beach

Price: From $97.50 Per Person

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.

Price: From $195 per person

  Mainland

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 $129 Per Person

Whitsunday Adventure Park

Located just out of Airlie Beach the Wings Adventure Park is just about ready to take off! Grab a MINI 4WD with your friend or someone you will soon be friends with for a test drive.

Hold onto your hairnets and helmets because the bumpy dirty muddy bush adventure begins! Follow your guide out into the hinterlands for some pretty cool sights of the Whitsunday Hinterland and obstacles.

Price: From $155 Per Person

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

  Whitsunday Island Camping Transfers

Scamper Island Camping Transfer

Scamper is a 10 metre aluminium barge, surveyed to carry up to 34 passengers plus luggage and is designed to run up on the beach and drop campers/gear at their chosen National Park camp site. Scamper offers transfers to independent travellers with the opportunity to visit and enjoy the Whitsunday Islands National Park camp sites at their own pace.

Price: From $65 Per Person

Island Camping Transfer

Island Transfers will take you to a campsite of your choice on Whitsunday Island, Hook Island or one of the Molle Islands.

They will offer you advice about the best beaches, walks, snorkelling and can even hire out camping gear if needed.

All people traveling with will receive free water for the length of your stay.

Price: From $60 Per Person

  Activities

Skydive Whitsundays

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 $199 Per Person

Stand Up Paddle

With our pristine water ways SUP operates twice daily, lessons out of the beautiful calm water ways of Shingley Beach. At Whitsunday SUP knows it's not a case of jumping on a board and see what happens! They offer an introduction to Stand Up Paddle -SUP- which will give you an excellent foundation into the fastest growing water sport in the world.

 

Price: From $75 Per Person


Flying Outrigger Canoe Tour

Unique Hawaiian style eco tours introduce guests to the beauty of the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, aboard the Hawaiian sailing outrigger canoe, 'Ohana.

Your adventure starts at Lagoon Beach in Airlie Beach where you will learn first hand the traditions of outrigger canoe sailing, meet the local marine life, learn how to paddle or simply relax and let the world pass by.

With only up to 4 people on each tour you are guaranteed a personalised adventure

Price: From $40 Per Person


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


Sunset Cruise

Sundowner Cruises operates from Airlie Beach, where the Whitsunday islands provide the perfect back drop for our sunset cruises and variety of other cruises Sundowner has to offer.

Price: From $39 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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