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Cruise Whitsundays

#11 of 64 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Airlie Beach Features Animals
24 The Cove Rd | Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4846 7000
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US$ 79.73*
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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US$ 144.15*
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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US$ 197.30*
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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.
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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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Reviewed yesterday

We had such a wonderful time. The whole day spent exploring. Packed lunch was great. The kids had such a great time including little miss 4. Thank you!

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Reviewed yesterday

We booked 2 cruises from Hamilton Island on arrival there. Little did we know that the barrier reef trip was only the second since the devastation caused by tropical storm Debbie. The crew and dive team were excited as we were. There were over one...More

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Reviewed yesterday

On a last minute decision to take some time out my Boyfriend decided to take me to Qld for a few days away. He booked us on Cruise Whitsundays and we had a great time, staff were so friendly and helpful. Atmosphere was fantastic. On...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful experience the crew went out of their way to make sure everyone regardless of age or abilities had an experience to remember I can not praise your organization more highly it was one trip my family will never forget

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great package for young families as we were able to travel directly out to the reef and this meant we could appreciate the smaller group on board. The staff were very attentive and informative. We highly recommend the snorkeling package for beginner...More

1  Thank Fiona N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing full day cruise at Whitehaven beach, includes time for bush walk, picnic and relaxing time at the beach!

1  Thank Gilberte78
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service from every staff member. I liked the fact that tea and coffee are provided on board. The staff were friendly and always willing to assist. In particular at the end of your trip each staff member individually thanked you. It was overall a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to the reef before and it was nothing like the experience I had on Wednesday. From word go the whole thing was very disappointing. Boat was completely full and hard for a family of only 3 to get a seat anywhere. Too...More

3  Thank mandik86
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your day. We are a large operator in the Whitsundays and our vessels can accommodate up to 300 people comfortably. It is school holiday time and one of our busiest times of the year, our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

WOW...what a fantastic way to see part of the Great Barrier Reef! This is a very well organised day...without feeling regimented. Very comfortable boat (cat) takes you out to the reef, via Hamilton Island...so many activities to fill your day...helicopter flights, semi submersible boat, an...More

Thank LibR8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous day with two other couples on Camira with Cruise Whitsundays. A very spacious boat - it didn't feel like there were 66 other passengers! The crew were fantastic making us laugh all day and looking after us exceptionally well. The food included...More

2  Thank Natalie R
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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|
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
6 May 2017|
Response from CruiseWhitsundays | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, snorkelling off our pontoon at Hardy reef is beautiful, we are very lucky to have minimal effects of coral bleaching in the Whitsundays area and the marine life are abundant. Our reservations team will be able to... More