Soak up the wonders of Whitehaven Beach for a whole day! Spend time snorkelling, swimming and exploring to your heart's content!
- Explore both north and south Whitehaven Beach
- Experience the beauty of two bushwalks: Hill Inlet Lookout and Solway Circuit
- Choose to adventure to the hidden gem of Chance Bay
- Feast on a delicious gourmet Aussie BBQ burger lunch on the beach
- Enjoy beach games and more!
Get ready to relax on the Chill & Grill cruise - you’ll get to spend more time at Whitehaven Beach than any other day cruise in the area! Soak up the jaw-dropping cruise through the Whitsunday Islands as you make your way to the dazzling Whitehaven Beach. You’ll get to enjoy a fully guided walk to the famous Hill Inlet lookout, and explore both the northern and southern strips of the beach! Spend the day snorkelling, swimming and soaking up the sun - there's nothing better for a beach lover!
Highlights & Features:
- Unwind for up to 6 hours at Whitehaven Beach
- Enjoy a guided walk of Hill Inlet lookout and beaches
- Partake in a bushwalk at Chance Bay and Solway Circuit
- Cruise the beautiful Whitsunday Islands
- Enjoy informative commentary by our friendly crew
- Relax in our comfortable vessel with expansive seating areas (inside and out)
- Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and afternoon tea
Pack your best beach bag and unwind with the ultimate trip to Whitehaven Beach! You'll be guided through the highlights of the Whitsundays - from the bright white sands to clear, aquamarine waters, there’s so much to see! Let your mind and body unwind with the Chill & Grill cruise.
- Being on the full day cruise, you will travel out to Whitehaven on the morning vessel and then return on the afternoon cruise vessel. A Cruise Whitsundays guide will be with you throughout the day and can provide informative commentary on the area.
- Minimum Age 4 years old
Enjoy a comfortable and scenic cruise to the famous Hill Inlet Lookout, where you’ll make your way on a short bushwalk, led by our passionate crew. Enjoy commentary on the island and its history, as well as the flora and fauna, before feasting your eyes on the beautiful panoramic views of the Hill Inlet below.
Next, you’ll be led to the Southern end of the beach, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore, relax and enjoy to your heart’s content. Feast on a delicious picnic lunch and enjoy your afternoon on the sand! Beach umbrellas will be provided for those wanting some shade, and for guests who have some energy to let loose, beach games are also available! Regardless of how you spend your afternoon, you’re going to love it!
From here, you’ll embark on a 30-minute bushwalk along the Solway Circuit, a track renowned for its delicious views. Feeling energetic? Take the opportunity to continue your hike around Chance Bay for another 90 minutes. You’ll get to soak up more of the island’s beauty, and even take a dip at the beautiful Chance Bay!
Your Eco-Certified guide will curb your curiosity and fill you in on the island’s nature, fauna and flora and the history of the region, including the Traditional Custodians, the Ngaro people. The hike is a relaxed pace, suiting all levels of fitness and ensuring you have plenty of time to enjoy this idyllic spot without rushing.
What To Bring
Please pack a small day bag with:
- Photo identification
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun cream etc)
- Beach towel
- Water bottle
- Sweater or jacket (seasonal)
- Cash or card for any onboard purchases.
- Up to six hours on Whitehaven Beach
- Gourmet Burger Beach BBQ
- Afternoon tea
- Cash or card for additional onboard purchases. Snacks and soft drinks are available to purchase on board.
Terms and Conditions
Guests must be able to show valid ID at check in to support their ticket type (i.e Senior or Child ticket). If you cannot produce the valid identification to meet your ticket requirements, you will not be able to travel without paying a surcharge/difference in fare.
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip.
You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.
It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.
It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time.
All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.
We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.
It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances.
The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages.
All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.
All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. Cancellations made 7 days - 48 hours prior to travel date forfeit 50% of the RRP. No shows or client cancellations made within 48 hours of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price.
Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee.
It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.
All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.
Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.
You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.
All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators.
Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.
Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.
Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.