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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises

  • No-hassle morning or afternoon cruise to Whitehaven Beach
  • Half-day tour allows you to fit more sightseeing into your day
  • Avoid the heat in an air-conditioned catamaran
Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
From US$ 82.30
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AM: Port Airlie
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach morning departure from Port Airlie at 7am. Returns at 1:45pm
From US$ 82.30
AM: Hamilton Island
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach morning departure from Hamilton Island at 8:05am. Returns at 12:30pm
From US$ 82.30
PM: Port Airlie
Half-day cruise to Whitehaven Beach afternoon departure from Port Airlie at 12:00pm. Returns at 6:05pm
From US$ 82.30
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Even if you’ve got limited time in the Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach is a must-see stretch of shore. Discover the white-sand paradise on a morning or afternoon cruise that provides a perfect introduction for first-time visitors. Beat the daytime heat in an air-conditioned catamaran, enjoy on-board tea, and take advantage of free time to swim and sunbathe one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches at your leisure.

What to Expect

Your half-day tour begins at a designated meeting point in Port Airlie or Hamilton Island. Once there, board an air-conditioned catamaran destined for Whitehaven Beach, hailed as one of the best beaches in the world.

Following the cruise, disembark on the powder-white sands of Whitehaven Beach and enjoy free time to swim, sunbathe, or walk around the island’s 5-mile (7.5- kilometer) circumference.

The turquoise waters of Whitehaven Beach are home to a plethora of marine life, including tropical fish and and turtles.

Back on the boat, enjoy morning or afternoon tea before returning to your original departure point in Port Airlie or Hamilton Island.

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1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful afternoon

This pristine area is slowly recovering after cyclone Debbie. The bush walk with the guide was very informative and all the crew were helpful and very obliging. Thoroughly recommend this trip for anyone visiting the beautiful Whitsunday area.

Thank Dread62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic trip from Hamilton Island! Staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Morning tea was offered when we got the the island with fresh fruit and muffins, very relaxed environment and we could take our time to enjoy the stunning view from the Catamaran. Once...More

1  Thank Zoe N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Thanks Courtney👍👍

Unfortunately we chose a windy day for our trip to Whitehaven and my husband felt very ill not long after the seas became choppy. One staff member -Courtney- went out of her way to help us. Tablets, ice, cold drinks were provided (and a sick...More

Thank Cirton
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cirton, thanks so much for your review, and even though the seas were a little choppy we are glad to hear you were taken care of by our staff member Courtney.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful, vast white beach!

We thoroughly enjoyed the half day cruise to Whitehaven beach! The boat ride was comfortable with amazing beauty all around. We took a fairly short hike to the inlet point. The views were amazing! Great photo opportunities! Then we hiked a bit more to an...More

1  Thank deezigner
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile
Relaxing trip

If you have half day to fill this is definitely a worthwhile trip. Well looked after by the staff and morning tea was well received.

Thank Sazood
CruiseWhitsundays, Product Administrator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your review Sazood, we're glad you enjoyed your half day cruise.

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13 June 2018|
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Response from Sazood | Reviewed this property |
A good couple of hours. Try to be first of the boat to get the best amount of time. They provide stinger suits which are beneficial if it’s a bit breezy on the shore.
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