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CW Island Hopper Pass


Departure Times

Departs: Whenever you like - Daily
Returns: Whenever you like - Daily


Looking to Explore the The beautiful Whitsunday Islands, but want to do it your way? The Island Hopper Pass is the choice for you!

Does spending the day skipping between tropical islands, lapping up the sun, sand and snorkeling sound like the ideal day for you? Then jump onboard the Cruise Whitsundays ferry, armed with your copy of the Resort Connections timetable and Island Hopper Pass and make the day your own! Jet boating on Hamilton island? A visit to the living Coral Reef on Daydream Island and cocktails to end the day? The Island Hopper Pass offers it all!

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The Island Hopper Pass enables you to see the best of the Whitsundays, doing more of what you like! Enjoy a comfortable scenic cruise with informative commentary from your skipper, as you are guided to the crystal clear waters towards the tropical island destination of your choice! Depart whenever you like - the aim of The Island Hopper Pass is that you do your own thing, so head to Port of Airlie Marina or Shute Harbour Marina, grab your pass, your timetable and away you go! To maximise your time on the islands, it is important that you carefully plan which ferries you will be boarding throughout the day - this is especially important if you are looking to visit all three Islands in one day! Please see below the Cruise Whitsundays Resort Connections timetable for your convenience!

The Island Hopper Pass Features:

  • Unlimited ferry trips throughout your day
  • Your copy of Cruise Whitsundays Resort Connections timetable
  • Guided scenic cruise with informative commentary
  • Comfortable expansive seating areas on-board each ferry
  • *Sandwiches, snacks, and a range of soft drinks, spirits, beer and wine are available for purchase onboard
  • Incredibly photo opportunities at each stop

Pack a day bag and jump onboard the ferry of your choice, where you will experience the beautiful coastline and breathtaking scenery of the Whitsunday Islands, as you are guided through the calm waters towards what is guaranteed to be the highlight of your holiday.

Sample Itinerary

Board the Cruise Whitsunday ferry to your first Island destination whenever it suits you! Set off on your scenic cruise around some of the beautiful 74 Islands that the Whitsundays has to offer whilst our friendly, experienced and Eco Certified Skipper will give interesting commentary on the history of the area.

Arrive at the Island of your choice, and begin your exploration! Choose between Hamilton Island & Daydream Island to have your fun! Throughout the day you have the freedom to board any ferry you like, travelling between each Island as you please! Just make sure that you catch the last departure from which ever Island you are on or make sure you have your credit card and pyjamas!

On each ferry trip home treat yourself to a beer or a wine as you breathe in the fresh sea air, marvel at the spectacular views that surround you, and appreciate your amazing island day experience.

Please note:
*Students must be aged between 14 and 18 and have a valid Australian high school ID.
​*Backpackers must be aged 18-35, have a valid backpacker card OR have proof of staying at an Airlie Beach hostel (receipt) or campervan receipt.

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What To Bring

Please pack a small day bag with hat, sunglasses, sun cream, beach towel, swimsuit, sweater or jacket (for colder months) camera, water bottle, any snacks you'd like and cash for any purchases you'd like to make onboard the ferry or on the islands!

What's Included

  • Unlimited ferry passes between Daydream & Hamilton Island
  • Your Cruise Whitsundays 'Resort Connections'

What's Extra

Cash for additional purchases, either onboard the ferry or on one if the Island you visit! Snacks and soft drinks are available to purchase onboard.

The Backpacker Prices shown are only available to bona fide VIP, ISIC, IYTC, ISE, YHA, Nomads, Base, SUT, Travel Bugs, Adventure Travel or Peterpans card holders. Backpackers are further defined as 18-35 years of age and staying in backpacker accommodation or a campervan. Clients will be asked to present their card at check-in. If they cannot produce it then they will not be able to travel without paying a surcharge and may face cancellation fees on the packages. Awesome Whitsundays retains full rights to grant or refuse a backpacker discount at its discretion. Discounts are only available on the products where specifically stated. Please assist us by adhering to these conditions.

Terms and Conditions

Cruise Whitsundays Pty Ltd reserves the right to alter prices, cancel departures, activities or arrange alternative transport, itineraries and services when necessary. 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 actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We 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. Children's fare 4-14 years inclusive. Infants under 4 years no charge however please advise at time of booking when an infant is traveling. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the tour or package. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to the departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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