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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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+61 7 4946 6848
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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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Awesome experience!

Had such a great adventurous day and the scenery is incredible! Staff were very friendly and professional, would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had such a great adventurous day and the scenery is incredible! Staff were very friendly and professional, would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This trip was better than expected by far. The beaches were gorgeous, food was superb, snorkeling was a blast, and the tour guides made it all the more fun. Tom and Ross were both incredibly fun and made sure that everyone was having a great time. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone thinking of seeing the Whitsundays and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic time and enjoyed every second. We were with sam but can't remember the other name ( sorry!!), both helpful and chatty. Both snorkelling sites were fantastic with great visibility. We did the northern tour and loved visiting the hill inlet, that view over Whitehaven beach has been one of the main highlights of our trip. Would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked onto Ocean rafting as part of a package with a GSL aviation flight and had an awesome day. Ocean rafting is a fun, action - packed way to explore the Whitsundays, whilst still including all the popular destinations such as Whitehaven beach and even time to do a bit of snorkelling.Arv and Reino looked after us for the... More 

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OceanRafting_Safari, Owner at Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

That's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your Fly and Ride package and saw the Whitsundays from on and above the water! Thanks for recommending Ocean Rafting and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the Whitsundays! :-) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly and caring staff, we had a great experience with a buffet tasty lunch (vegetarian option as well), enough time to snorkel at two points, walk to the best scenery of the Whitsunday island, very organised with snorkel long sleeve suits for everyone, fun adventure in the boat and time to rest. Very recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anyone coming to the Whitsundays MUST book with this company! My partner and I booked on the Southern Tour in mid Feb and it was quite possibly one of the best experiences either of us have ever had. Rafting was an awesome way to explore the islands as the travel time between stops was fast and thrilling if you opt... More 

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OceanRafting_Safari, Owner at Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

What a wonderful review...thank you! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your Southern Lights tour, including the snorkelling, Hill Inlet and beach time! Thank you for recommending Ocean Rafting and a special thank you from Brody and Tom. :-) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great time on this trip. The boat driver and the guides made it fun and informational, kept everyone together well while still letting everyone enjoy the sights. We went on a pretty windy day so the snorkeling was a bit cloudy, however the raft ride was great. If you're looking for extra crystal clear snorkeling, I would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend this experience! Was the best by far that we had done on our trip. Matt and Toddy were awesome!

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Thanks for recommending Ocean Rafting! That's awesome to hear it was the highlight of your trip! A big cheers from Matt and Toddy as well :-) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I joined southern tour on the 12th Feb. We had great fun on the day and enjoyed so much with the crew and other members in the group. The view at hill inlet was amazing, the snorkeling was fantastic too. Thanks to ocean rafting bring us such as wonderful day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved my ocean rafting trip and highly recommend as a must do when in Airlie Beach. I would definitely take this trip again!

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