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Cruise Whitsundays

#11 of 65 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$ 144.49*
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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US$ 79.91*
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US$ 197.76*
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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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 1 week ago

Did the Hamilton / Whitehaven day trip and the Reef Tour, Hint don't eat to much morning tea before you go to the reef, as you'll be sick. Thank you who ever you are who recoloured my shirt and towel

Thank X3119ZX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out with this cruise, going first to Whitehaven Beach for a couple of hours and then getting back on the boat to Hamilton Island. The crew were friendly and efficient and it made for a great time. Had lunch at the...More

Thank OssyGirl60
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach tours while in Hamilton Island; it was the most amazing trip we've ever had! The staff were friendly and helpful and we LOVED that there were photographers on each of the trips that we took so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used these guys for transfers from Proserpine to Hamilton Island. Flight was over an hour late and we were unlikely to make the shuttle bus and ferry they had organised, which had me super stressed. Stephen and his team were all so helpful and we...More

1  Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a full day tour of Hamilton island and Whitehaven beach! The trip was well planned out, saw whales on way to and from. Lunch on Hamilton island was delicious. We hired golf buggy for extra cost to get around Hamilton island but free...More

Thank Erin2107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is Jessie, who book their Great Barrier Tour for 3 persons on Sep 30. Now, I'm posting this comment to complain one crew memember of hurting me during that tour. The story is my boyfriend and I planned to do the last snorkeling to...More

6  Thank jessiel932
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jessie, We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your cruise in September last year. In regards to the incident you are referring to the boat departs from the pontoon at 3pm, and snorkelling finishes at 2.30pm. As you jumped into the water...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whitsunday Escapes was a fantastic company to rent a bareboat through. Staff were fantastic and the boat was excellent. Wight Dog was a 1160 catamaran that although advertised to fit eight was fantastic for two couples. Plenty of room, separate accommodation and two bathrooms. Easy...More

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

Hi Rodney, thanks so much for your review and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in the wonderful Whitsundays. Looks like your review is for another tour operator, I'm sure they would love to hear your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3hr mostly boring boat trip each way, 50 mins each way being pretty rough, to Hardy's reef. The underwater observatory is a joke. The submersible trip (25 mins) was interesting but the coral we saw (late July) was so bleached there was little colour and...More

Thank Geoff255093
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Geoff, We are sorry to hear you felt unsatisfied with the cruise. Our pontoon is located on the outer Great Barrier Reef and is 40 nautical miles from the mainland. On the way to the reef our crew keep our guests entertained with safety...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the most amazing day. It was my 47th trip to Hardy Reef. Cruise Whitsunday made the trip so enjoyable. The crew were courteous, helpful and encouraging. It was so good to watch the way they helped first time snorkelers. Nothing...More

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Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic day out to Whitehaven Beach. The crew were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, they were smart in appearance and go above and beyond. The boat was great and the afternoon tea went down a treat. Thank you for a great day 😊 Whitehaven Beach...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|
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