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Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...

Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. There are two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights, and each Ocean Rafting day includes an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach, and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience.The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. The vessels were originally designed and built as rescue crafts and are driven by 450hp engines. 70% of the vessel is shaded, providing comfort from the tropical sun. Small groups allow guests to experience tropical paradise away from the crowds.Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service, from the courtesy bus pick up in the morning to snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.

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We had a really good day with Jess and Tom, you can tell they both love their job!! The boat was good but didn't see a lot of marine life at the 2 stops we went too. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really good day with Jess and Tom, you can tell they both love their job!! The boat was good but didn't see a lot of marine life at the 2 stops we went too. The visibility was poor, probably because of the rain overnight. We paid to include lunch on our trip and that was definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a better than expected choice (and I had high expectations). Keith and James were great. I was very impressed how James engaged all guests regardless of age, ethnicity etc. and made everyone feel very welcome. I was originally concerned that seasickness may be a concern but that was not an issue at all. The snorkeling was great, although... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great way to spend the day! The snorkelling sites were great, Whitehaven beach is just beautiful and the crew fabulous. Thanks to Thomas and Matt for a memorable day out in the Whitsundays! Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a fun day out.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ocean Rafting has given me the best adventure experience. Vessel that's speeding fast and gave us an exhilarating wild. It shown us those wild manoeuvre that made you scream but yet craving for more. The guides were so nice and funny. It's perfect for those who's looking for fun yet wild experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of 5. Three boys 16, 14, and 12. We were first a little apprehensive about the trip because of the jelly fish but it was not a concern. Defiantly get the stinger suits for protection. The boat ride was a blast, both snorkelling site were amazing. The beach was so beautiful. There was something for everyone.... More 

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Horsens, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day ran smoothly and everyone had a lot of fun. We saw the beautiful Whitehaven Beach, and we went snorkeling with a big sea turtle. The boat ride was such a blast! All in all an amazing day with fun and hip guides :)

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and this was my third time bringing friends and family out. Can't wait to take my set of visitors out with Ocean Rafting.

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Capital Federal District, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Do it! You will find incredible views, amaizing acuatic life. The food they give worth the many and a little bit more. The people tha join us was always helpull and with a lot of god vibration, we really enjoy the trip

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed it! Had such a fun atmosphere with the party music. Kinda wished the ride was a little wider but they made up for it in the last drive. Our guide Todd was great and friendly. The boat driver... not so much. Great package with scenic flight to the Great Barrier Reef. All in all a great experience.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the ocean rafting tour for a part of my hens party. It was amazing. Brodie and Dani were amazing and made the day so enjoyable. The weather was perfect and the locations for snorkelling were beautiful and you can't beat the view of Whitehaven Beach from the look out. We will be back!!

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