The 10 best tours in the Whitsunday Islands
The Whitsundays are known for its sailing and boat tours that bring you to all the best parts of the islands to see highlights such as Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and the fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. there are many tours available with something for every type of traveller to ensure you have the best time possible in this beautiful part of the world and no matter which tour you choose, you will see and experience the Whitsunday Islands in the best way possible and find out what the island lifestyle is all about! Below we have listed the 10 best tours in the Whitsunday Islands.
1. Atlantic Clipper
Atlantic Clipper is the biggest boats in the Whitsundays. Taking up to 53 passengers at a time, it a floating party where the fun never stops! Atlantic Clipper is suitable for 18-35 year olds and has the added bonuses of paddleboards, waterslides, an onboard spa and more!
Departs: 11:45am - 2:15pm - Tue, Thu & Sat
Returns: 12:00pm - Thu, Sat & Mon
2. New Horizon
New Horizon is another popular boat among the backpacker community where you can let loose and have fun! New Horizon also has the added bonus of a waterslide, snorkelling, scuba diving and more! New Horizon takes up to 32 passengers at a time and visits all the top spots in the Whitsundays.
Departs: 2:00 pm - Mon, Thu & Sat
Returns: 11:30am - Wed, Sat & Mon
Powerplay is a fun power catamaran that visits all the best parts of the Whitsundays. There are only 18 passengers in total, but donâ€™t let that fool you! This tour will blow you out of the water with its wild ways and fun crew! You can look forward to adventurous days and action-packed nights, where you can hang out with your friends and enjoy the amazing Whitsundays.
Departs: 1:00pm - Mon, Thu & Sat
Returns: 11:00am - Wed, Sat & Mon
4. Ride to Paradise
Ride to Paradise is a unique land and sea tour that will give you the best of both worlds! Ride to Paradise will show you the best of the Whitsundays from on board the speedy catamaran Wildcat, but will allow you to spend your days on land! You can look forward to the comforts of resort-style accommodation at the beautiful Paradise Cove complete with pool, tennis courts and more!
Departs: 2:00pm - Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
Returns: 12:30pm - Wednesday, Friday & Monday
Adventurer is a comfortable catamaran that is suitable for all ages! This tour is great for any type of traveller and will give you the chance to meet like minded people! With only 12 people on board, you can look forward to a more intimate trip of the Whitsundays where you will get to see all the sights and relax in paradise.
Departs: 3:00pm - Mon, Wed, Fri
Returns: 1:00pm - Wed, Fri, Sun
6. On Ice
On Ice is another comfortable catamaran that will allow you to see the Whitsundays in comfort. On Ice has ensuite cabins available as well as a clear canoe, paddleboards and top of the line snorkelling equipment. You can also check out her sister ship, Entice.
Departs: 4:00 pm - Please enquire
Returns: 2:00 pm - Please enquire
7. Whitsunday Bullet
Whitsunday Bullet offers a speedy day trip to the Whitsunday Islands. You will spend less time in transit and more time at each destination from on board this fast catamaran! You will get to see Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and the reefs of the Whitsunday Islands while youâ€™re snorkelling among the waves! Bullet also has the added bonus of stand-up paddleboards, free of charge.
Departs: 9:30am - Daily
Returns: 5.00pm - Daily
Reefworld offers a whole new way to experience the Whitsundays - Reefworld will allow you to experience the Outer Reef from on board a stationary Pontoon! You will make your way to the Reefworld Pontoon found on Hardy Reef for an amazing day trip found way offshore! From here you can snorkel, scuba dive, swim, relax or join in on some extra fun with Reefworldâ€™s added bonuses!
Departs: 8:00 am - Daily
Returns: 6:15 pm - Daily
Prima is a 2 day, 2 night monohull trip that give you to chance to experience authentic sailing! While on board Prima you will get to experience the Whitsundays with sails billowing above you for the ultimate sailing experience. This 2 day tour visits all the highlights of the Whitsundays with snorkelling included.
Departs: 1:00 pm - Mon, Wed & Fri
Returns: 10:00 am - Wed, Fri & Sun
Getaway is a great option if you want to explore the Whitsundays from the lap of luxury. This lux cat sails for 2 days and nights and is ideal for couples and honeymooners. Getaway will provide all the comforts of home and give you the best place to relax and unwind after day of exploring the island chain.
Departs: 3:00pm - Please Enquire
Returns: 1:00pm - Please Enquire