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Big Fury Island Tour

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Absolutely magical day last minute decision we thought what the hell it's what we make it but we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fiona D
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Just great

Was an awesome trip with a funny guide! They showed us sone beautiful locations. Snorkeling was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael W
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“swirling sands”(23 reviews)
Fun, fast cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. All in one day visit world famous Whithaven Beach, then it's off to a pristine snorkelling reef off of another island, a delicious picnic lunch served right on the beach, afternoon snacks, entertaining...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 418 782 266
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely magical day last minute decision we thought what the hell it's what we make it but we didn't need to the crew on the fury entertained us no end of endless humor, fantastic lunch on Whitehaven beach and afternoon tea on our way back...More

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Will start by saying we had a great day out. The weather was perfect and we were taken to a great snorkelling spot. We were then dropped on the amazing Whitehaven Beach for a good stint where we also had lunch and got time for...More

Thank Brendan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was an awesome trip with a funny guide! They showed us sone beautiful locations. Snorkeling was good too, not too long and not too short. Unfortunately most of the reef there is gray already. The fishes are beautiful though.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After looking around we decided on this trip. Top idea -- it was everything plus. Booking on phone easy followed by confirmation text. Picked up at camping ground and taken to port. Brayden and Simon our crew were brilliant. Informative, funny and caring. Top day...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had spent a while looking at different tour options but all we really wanted was to see the reef and Hill inlet lookout and spend time on Whitehaven beach. The Big Fury tour was exactly what we wanted and more from...More

Thank Ejo93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kicking off with a warm welcome from Brayden at the marina, we got off to a great start. Quick safety brief, then off to the lookout, although we were lucky enough to spot a few whales splashing around so stopped off for a while to...More

Thank AusKieran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 of my friends and I went to Whitehaven Beach and went snorkelling today with Big Fury. We all had a wonderful time! Brayden and Dane were entertaining - a real good laugh, made sure everyone was having a good time and ensured we were...More

Thank Maddy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being picked up dead on time and arriving to the Abel Marina we met our host and driver for the day (I won’t lie I don’t know how to spell the names correctly but I have a selfie to post - sorry guys lol) Both...More

Thank Sinem A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the full day Big Fury trip to Whitehaven beach, which included a stop for snorkelling and the inlet lookout. The boat was not full (around 20 instead of the max 35 which made it a much more comfortable experience). The two hosts were...More

Thank mattv01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel on time and driven to the harbour. We met our host and he will have you in stitches for the entire day! He was so funny and our driver was also hilarious. They’re very lovely and will make...More

Thank Imogen P
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Lynne K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely! I would just warn about people who suffer from sea sickness. Keep in mind it's a tour on the open ocean, so the boat does rock back and forth. For neck problems there is no issue as long as you are able to... More
14 September 2015|
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Response from DianneF383 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry regarding our Big Fury one day Whitsunday Islands cruise. We cruise past Hill Inlet's swirling sands but do not stop and let guests off at this location, as we prefer to give our... More