Enjoy an incredible full day Whitsunday experience with this Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Cruise!
Departing from Airlie Beach and collecting guests at Hamilton Island, you'll journey past spectacular islands en-route to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout and the beautiful Chance Bay. You will cruise in comfort aboard scenic vessels, featuring spacious air-conditioned lounges, large outer viewing decks, bars serving refreshments and comfortable seating.
Begin your journey on the morning vessel heading out to the Southern end of Whitehaven Beach, where the crew will advise you the times for the day's activities. Transfer onto a smaller vessel cruising along the full length of Whitehaven and across Hill Inlet to the landing point. From here you'll have a guided walk and reach the lookout to capture the picture postcard view.
On return to the Southern end, you'll enjoy a gourmet burger served on the beach with side salads. Morning or afternoon tea is also served on board with complimentary tea and coffee. Continuing your afternoon adventure with a guided steady pace bushwalk heading to the Solway Circuit Lookout. You'll walk past impressive grasstrees, cycads and rock fern, with beautiful views over Solway Passage, Pentecost and Haslewood islands.
Once at Solway Circuit, there is the option to continue on the walk to beautiful Chance Bay (6km return) or wander back to Whitehaven Beach to your own secluded stretch, laze on the beach or cool off in the azure waters for the afternoon. The cruise staff will provide water, beach shades and beach game items on shore for your use throughout the day. Toilet facilities are located close by. A Cruise Whitsundays' guide will remain with the full day guests throughout the day and can provide informative commentary for you. After a day of exploring, sit back and relax on the vessel backing to Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island.
Book your Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Full Day Cruise with us today and have the experience of a lifetime!
7:15 am depart from Port of Airlie
8:20 am depart from Hamilton Island
9:30 am arrive at Whitehaven Beach
9:30 am cruise to Hill Inlet and snorkelling (depending on weather conditions)
11:00 am guided walk to Hill Inlet
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm lunch
1:00 pm guided walk to Solway Circuit Lookout
1:30 pm walk to beautiful Chance Bay
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm free time (for swimming or snorkelling)
5:00 pm return to Hamilton Island
6:10 pm return to Port of Airlie
Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.
Airlie Beach Departures:
Address: Port of Airlie, Maritime Terminal at 13 The Cove Rd, Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia
Hamilton Island Departures:
Address: Main marina opposite the Ice Cream Parlour at Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Lunch consists of a gourmet burger served on the beach with side salads.
Morning and afternoon tea is served on board with complimentary tea and coffee.
Child tickets: Ages 4 - 14
Infants under the age of 4 cannot take part in this tour.
Tour duration: 7:15 am - 6:10 pm (Port of Airlie) /8:20 am - 5:00 pm (Hamilton Island)
Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. Itinerary changes may occur.
We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance which includes cover for this tour.
What to bring:
Swimwear and towel
Sun protective clothing
Hat and sunscreen
Light jacket or sweater for windy or cool days
Credit card and/or cash