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Whitsundays Sightseeing Day Tours

One day you can set sail to the stunning Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island and the next get your adrenalin pumping white water rafting on the mainland.   There’s a range of reef tours on offer where you can get a bird’s eye view of the area on a scenic flight and then see what lies beneath the azure water either by snorkelling, scuba diving or in a semi-submarine and stay dry.

Whatever you choose to do, if the weather is good, you're pretty much guaranteed some beautiful scenery, friendly tour guides and amazing natural surroundings, so get in and book your Whitsundays tour now!

There’s a Whitsundays tour for everyone so take a good look at the tours below to find one that suits your needs.

Whitsundays Tours

Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise

Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise

Book Whitehaven Beach Sailing and Snorkeling CruiseSail the Whitsundays in a 62-ft gaff rigged schooner. Help out with the sails or chill on deck as the sails fill in the breeze. Head for the Whitsundays' iconic beach - Whitehaven. Disembark at Tongue Bay for a 10-minute walk to the Hill Inlet lookout. Capture some pics of the world's most photographed beach before heading down to experience the soft, white sand. Spend an hour and a half on the beach before heading back for lunch on board as you head for a beautiful snorkelling spot where the water is teaming with fish and the coral is dazzling. Then it's homeward bound while snacking on a fruit and cheese platter and the sails carry you back to Abell Point Marina.

 

Whitsundays Jet Ski Tour

Whitsundays Jet Ski Tour

Book Whitsundays Jet Ski TourMulti award winning Whitsunday Jetski Tours offers exciting adventure tours in the Whitsundays and is the first and only guided jetski tour operating from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach to the Whitsunday Islands. Guests can ride the latest model Sea-Doo jetski into the beautiful world heritage Whitsunday Island Marine Park.
Four tours operate daily, the Airlie Adventure, also known as the ‘Turtle Tour’ with sea turtles often encountered, the Two Island Safari, exploring the waterways of South Molle and Daydream Islands, the Jetski to Paradise, a jetski adventure visiting exclusive Paradise Cove Resort and the Ultimate Island Trek, an epic jetski journey to the island oasis of Palm Bay Resort. 
No license is required and no experience is necessary!

 

 

Jetski Tours around the Whitsundays

Jetski Tours around the Whitsundays

More InfoHop aboard your own high-powered jet ski and experience the gorgeous waters of the Whitsundays at high speed on a guided tour departing from Airlie Beach. Choose from either a 1 hour or 3 hour jet ski tour, then join your guides for a trip either around Airlie Beach's picturesque shoreline or out further to the spectacular waters surrounding South Molle Island. With all safety gear and full safety briefing included, this is an excellent way to combine Whitsundays sightseeing with a dose of on-water fun, as you pilot your own Yamaha Jet Ski for some bumps, spins, and wonderful outlooks.

 

Whitehaven Beach and Daydream Island Full Day Cruise

Whitehaven Beach and Daydream Island Full Day Cruise

More InfoCombine the best of relaxation, island exploration, cruise sightseeing and amazing scenery with this tour to both Daydream Island and stunning Whitehaven Beach! Head out from Airlie Beach for a full day worth of Whitsundays entertainment amongst all its incredible scenery, aiming first for a stop on Whitsunday Island's famously beautiful Whitehaven Beach - widely considered to be the #1 beach in Australia and one of the best in the world.

 

Full Day Tour to Daydream and Hamilton Island including Lunch

Full Day Tour to Daydream and Hamilton Island including Lunch

More InfoThis great value full day cruise will let you visit two of the most essential destinations in the Whitsunday Islands - Hamilton Island and Daydream Island - while enjoying full use of all resort facilities, as well as a delicious lunch, all for one entirely reasonable price!

 

Whitehaven and Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach Half Day Cruise

Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach Half Day Cruise

More InfoPay a visit to one of Australia's most beautiful spots - Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island - with this half day tour that features a cruise encompassing some of the most iconic sights of the Whitsundays. Take your choice of either a morning or afternoon itinerary with a selection of available departure points including Port of Arlie, Daydream Island, or Hamilton Island then board a comfortable, spacious sightseeing vessel for an epic trip through the vivid colours and impressive scenery of the Whitsunday Islands chain, headed for Whitsunday Island itself - the largest island in the Whitsundays.

 

Full Day Whale Watching and Whitehaven Cruise with Lunch

Full Day Whale Watching and Whitehaven Cruise with Lunch

More InfoThis exclusive and comprehensive Whitsundays day tour combines whale watching in wonderful surrounds with a trip to the spectacular Whitehaven Beach. Encompassing a full day's worth of spectacular marine and island exploration, this tour departs from Airlie Beach in the morning where you'll board a comfortable, smaller yet powerful vessel limited to just 12 passengers per trip to ensure the best possible viewing angles.

 

Half Day Whale Watching Cruise from Airlie Beach

Half Day Whale Watching Cruise from Airlie Beach

More InfoFrom June to September, see the majestic Humpback Whales in the stunning surrounds of the Whitsundays with this 4 hour whale watching cruise on a luxury boat that will take you on a boutique tour to get up close with these gentle giants of the ocean.

 

Multi-day or Extended Whitsundays Tours

Great Barrier Reef Private Expedition Cruise

Great Barrier Reef Private Expedition Cruise

Book Great Barrier Reef Private Expedition CruiseThe Great Barrier Reef is the largest and most diverse eco system in the world. It is the world’s largest Marine Reserve (about half the size of Texas) and contains the largest single structure made by living organisms that is visible on Earth from outer space. Within the Reserve are more than 10% of the world’s species of marine fish, over four thousand species of hard & soft corals and six of the world’s seven species of turtles. Giant Humpback Whales migrate to its warm crystal clear waterways every year to give birth to their babies.
John and Lynne designed and built their yacht incorporating all the features necessary for safety and comfort at sea. Their dream boat “Sydney Sundancer” is now Australia’s most awarded charter yacht. The Boyces who have been exploring the Marine Reserve for more than 30 years look forward to sharing their knowledge and experience. They are your key to discovering the water wonderland that is Australia’s most treasured natural icon.

 

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Expedition Cruise

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Expedition Cruise

Book Great Barrier Reef Luxury Expedition CruiseThe Great Barrier Reef is the largest and most diverse eco system in the world. It is the world’s largest Marine Reserve - about half the size of Texas. The Reef is visible from outer space, appearing as a thin white line along the Queensland coast. Within the Reserve are more than 10% of the world’s species of marine fish, over four thousand species of hard & soft corals and six of the world’s seven species of turtles. Giant Humpback Whales migrate to its warm crystal clear waterways every year to give birth to their babies

John & Lynne are your key to discovering this water wonderland that is Australia’s most treasured natural icon. Lynne has been invited by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to become a Master Reef Guide and she has published “Gourmet Sailing..Delicious Dining on the Great Barrier Reef”, a cook book detailing the meals they serve. The duo have been exploring the Reserve for more than 30 years & they look forward to sharing their knowledge and experience

 

2-Night Small-Group Whitsundays Sailing Adventure Aboard 'Mandrake'

2-Night Small-Group Whitsundays Sailing Adventure Aboard 'Mandrake'

Book 2-Night Small-Group Whitsundays Sailing Adventure Aboard 'Mandrake'Mandrake Whitsundays takes 14 guests around the islands for 2 days and 2 nights, allowing you to snorkel the coral fringed Islands and explore the spectacular Whitehaven Beach, with such a small group of guests Mandrakes tour is one of relaxation mixed with some awesome sailing. Mandrake caters to guests of all ages. She sleeps 14 guests and 2 crew in a mixture of open plan bunks and doubles. All meals are freshly prepared on board and include home cooked roast with trimmings and gravy, spaghetti bolongnese, pies, fresh meats, salads, breads, fruits, dips and crackers Plus loads more! You wont go hungry!

 

2-Night Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure on Trimaran 'Avatar'

2-Night Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure on Trimaran 'Avatar'

Book 2-Night Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure on Trimaran 'Avatar'Avatar Whitsundays is the only commercial sailing trimaran in the Islands. What does this mean for you? Minimal lean while sailing, maximum deck space with nets for sun baking, you can soak up the stunning World Heritage-listed Whitsunday Islands while never feeling over crowded. Just the way it’s meant to be. Avatar caters to guests between 18 and 35 years old and the young at heart. She Sleeps 26 guests and 3 crew in a mixture of open plan bunks and private doubles  . All meals are freshly prepared on board and include home cooked roast with trimmings and gravy, spaghetti bolognese, pies, fresh meats, salads, breads, fruits, dips and crackers Plus loads more! You wont go hungry!

 

2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: Wings Sailing

2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: Wings Sailing

Book 2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: Wings SailingWings crew are passionate about marine life and showing guests the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. If the weather permits, we will wake up on the first morning at Whitehaven Beach and then bush walk to the lookout overlooking the swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Our fast, modern, air-conditioned sailing catamarans will take you to all the best snorkel locations the Whitsunday Islands have to offer.
• Large modern catamarans
• Fully air conditioned
• Large shaded areas
• Large saloon viewing windows
• Stable catamaran sailing
• Lots of deck sun baking space
• In water photography
• Freshly prepared meals
• Underwater blue lights for night time viewing of marine life
• Fun and sociable trip

 

2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: Kiana

2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: Kiana

Book 2-Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure: KianaSail and Dive the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands on our 16.4m ketch and enjoy your first dive for free. Kiana is the only vessel in the region that caters for small numbers to the outer Great Barrier Reef. Explore, dive or snorkel the incredible diversity of the islands and outer Great Barrier Reef. This eco accredited trip offers great opportunities for both certified and first-time divers.
• Outer Reef snorkelling and scuba diving (weather permitting)
• Whitehaven Beach and the Whitsunday Islands
• Fully equipped for scuba diving with Dive Instructor and compressor on board
• Freshly prepared meals on-board
• All cabins and saloon area fully air-conditioned
• Fully covered aft deck to protect you from the tropical heat
• Licensed bar on board, Beer and Wine
• Relaxed tour with lots of in and out of water activities
Don't forget that the 1st dive is FREE (not transferable)