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Cruise Whitsundays

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24 The Cove Rd | Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4846 7000
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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US$ 137.89*
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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US$ 188.73*
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
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Award winning 'Cruise Whitsundays' is the Whitsundays largest and most experienced marine tourism operator offering a range of day cruises and Island Resort connections. Cruises visit the Great Barrier Reef (Reefworld and Knuckle Reef pontoons), Whitehaven Beach and island resorts on Hamilton Island and Daydream Island. The multi-award winning Great Barrier Reefsleep overnight experience is Australia's most unique accommodation. 'Resort Connections' provide services between island resorts and the Whitsunday Coast and connecting the region's airports arrivals and departures. There are also tailor-made activities for the conference, incentive and Weddings market.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hamilton island” (481 reviews)
“reef world” (96 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
24 The Cove Rd | Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4846 7000
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Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The catamaran gave us a comfortable ride out to the reef. The pontoon was very impressive. The diving was great and we had an excellent guide.

Thank Louay A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this day trip it was one of the best tours we have done in Australia. The crew were fantastic food was amazing great attention to detail and everything was so clean. We would easily do this again!

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I think our expectations were too high having done the Whitehaven tour with Reef Ryder last year. We did a 1/2 day Whitehaven Cruise Whitsunday tour. The trip there was very rough (no fault of boat though). I was spoken to like a child by...More

1  Thank A T
Reviewed 6 days ago


Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day out to Whitehaven Beach. Nice mixture of time on the boat, time on the beach and some walking, to get spectacular views. Our group guide, Riana, was excellent. Very knowledgeable , friendly and helpful. The lunch provided on the beach...More

Thank Liz J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fair to say this tour is more of a ferry service. Crew are friendly and boat is nice. There is very little to resemble a tour - commentary comprises of telling us when we are reaching rough or smooth section of boat ride, drop-off at...More

1  Thank SydneyBarney
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, we are sorry to hear you felt your trip was impacted by the mode of transport we currently use for guests to access the beach. Since Cyclone Debbie earlier this year, sand was moved from Whitehaven Beach making the beach too shallow to pull...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must admin, I should have informed myself better upfront what to expect: This Tour is a money-making machine with far too many people and no serious interest in protecting the reef if up to 180 people are taken their each day. Even if the...More

2  Thank nataheintz
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, I’m sorry if you felt your Great Barrier Reef experience was impacted by other guests. Cruise Whitsundays is a major tour operator in the Whitsundays and the only operator who takes guests to the outer Great Barrier Reef by boat on a daily basis....More

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1 June 2017|
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Response from Judester_19 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't done a Reefsleep, so unfortunately cant say from experience. I dont think it would be rough, but you may want to check if there has been any damage from the cyclone in April this year, as you want the experience to... More
Stephen B
22 May 2017|
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Response from CruiseWhitsundays | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, Thanks for your message. We are well equipped for all ages. We provide wet suits for all ages, as well as life jackets and flotation devices for all the family to enjoy. The Great Barrier Reef Adventure is a... More