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Whisper Turtle & Sunset Cruise

FROM: $85
5.0 (4 Reviews)

Departure Times

Departs: 5:00pm | 5:30pm - Seasonal Dependent - Daily
Returns: 6:30pm | 7:00pm - Seasonal Dependent - Daily

Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach

Pricing Options

$85 AUD / Person - General (Ages 14+) (Between: 15 May 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)

Cruise along the pristine shorelines from Airlie Beach taking in the spectacular Whitsundays sunset, and local marine life

  • Enjoy stunning scenery along Pigeon Island, Coral Sea Resort, and Mandalay Bay 
  • One of the only turtle spotting tours in the area
  • Sip on a complimentary glasses of bubbles and indulge in gourmet nibbles
  • An intimate size vessel with quiet motors offering serenity 
  • Full shade and weatherproof comfort on board

Combine a serene sunset cruise along the beautiful coastline while admiring majestic turtles in their natural habitat on board the Whisper Turtle Spotting Sunset Cruise. This unique tour offers a great mix of relaxation while appreciating the sensational Whitsunday sunset, and a sense of adventure while you get up and close to amazing sea creatures. Kick back with a glass of champagne, while you nibble on fresh canapes offered on board. The intimate size vessel is one of the quietest in the area, so you can truly unwind as the breeze whispers past you!

Whisper Cruises Features:

  • 1.5 hour cruise
  • Intimate group size of 8 guests
  • Two glasses of bubbles included
  • Enjoy complimentary nibbles 
  • Quiet electric motors, perfect for turtle searching
  • Stable and comfortable vessel
  • Full shade and weatherproof on board
  • Suitable for guests ages 14 and above
  • BYO Drinks (Special rate of $85pp without beverages)

Departure Times:

  • May to August: 5:00pm
  • September to April: 5:30pm

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What To Bring

  • Your camera captures the beautiful surroundings!
  • You may also want to take a warm jacket depending on the weather.

What's Included

  • 1.5-hour cruise
  • Glass of bubbles and gourmet nibbles

What's Extra

  • BYO alcohol

Terms and Conditions

Important Information

Only a 15% deposit is required upon booking. The remaining cost is payable on the day of your tour.

Holiday surcharges may apply, please enquire at the t...

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What To Bring

  • Your camera captures the beautiful surroundings!
  • You may also want to take a warm jacket depending on the weather.

What's Included

  • 1.5-hour cruise
  • Glass of bubbles and gourmet nibbles

What's Extra

  • BYO alcohol

Terms and Conditions

Important Information

Only a 15% deposit is required upon booking. The remaining cost is payable on the day of your tour.

Holiday surcharges may apply, please enquire at the time of booking.

Your Responsibilities:

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. 

Prices/Extra Costs:

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.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

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. 

Merchant Fees:

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.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

No shows or client cancellations made within 7 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Sailing Whitsundays are required to notify the operator of any cancellations within the specified cancellation period (24 hours). It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your cancellation request with adequate time, and during standard business hours (9am-5pm), to allow us to contact the tour provider.

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 admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the vessel have a toilet onboard?

Yes, an emergency portable toilet.

Are transfers included to and from the Marina?

Guests are to make their own way to the meeting point outside Sorrentos Bar & Restuarant at the Coral Sea Marina 15 minutes prior to departure. 

How long does the sunset tour go for?

Enjoy 1.5 hours cruising along the Whitsunday Coastline. 


Overall Rating

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 4 reviews

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Reviews by our Sailing Whitsundays customers

Lorraine buckner, 11 Nov 23
13 of us went out from Hamilton Island we had an amazing time especially at white haven the staff where great and the food was lovely thank you all
Stuart Campbell, 17 Feb 23
Just wonderful! The best day ever. The water was so warm and clear. Staff were great . Whole trip well organised and efficient. Will definitely repeat this tour.
JUDI LOWE, 16 Feb 23
My sister and I enjoyed the sunset cruise so much, and we saw lots of turtles. Dale is a wonderful host, very knowledgeable and friendly. Whisper is a beautiful vessel and perfect for quiet enjoyment of the magnificent environment. We would absolutely go again - magic
Dan Jameson , 21 Dec 22
I rented out the boat for the whole family for one hour and the kids had an amazing time spotting turtles.
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