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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

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Airlie Beach, Australia
Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Combine two popular Australia destinations in one day: the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Following a scenic flight by fixed-wing aircraft, embark on an ocean rafting adventure to Whitehaven Beach. The bird’s-eye views, including Heart Reef, are unparalleled. A buffet lunch and snorkeling on the coral reef are included. Opt for more beach time with the Southern Lights tour or extra snorkeling with the Northern Exposure itinerary.
  • Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands scenic flight with large viewing windows
  • Exhilarating ocean raft takes you to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Fringe coral reef offers pristine snorkeling with personalized instruction
  • Naturalist guides lead Whitsunday Island national park walks, with buffet lunch
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Lunch
60 minute reef and island scenic flight
Tour to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
Guided National Park walks
Inner fringing coral reef snorkelling and sunsuit/wetsuit
Alcoholic Beverages
Prescription Mask Hire - AUD$15 payable direct on day of travel
Soda/Pop
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Whitsunday Airport (Shute Harbour) - Airlie Beach , 12 Air Whitsunday Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia

Courtesy coach transfers are included from Airlie Beach accommodation or you may choose to meet at Whitsunday Airport at Shute Harbour. Transfers are also included from the airport to Coral Sea Marina for the vessel.

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Please arrive 45 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

Coral Sea Marina , Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia

Courtesy transfers are included from the airport to the marina and also return to your accommodation on completion of the boat tour.

Courtesy coach transfers are included from Airlie Beach accommodation or you may choose to meet at Whitsunday Airport at Shute Harbour.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please bring: swimmers, a beach bag with a towel, hat and shoes, a jacket during winter to protect you from wind and for warmth after snorkelling, camera in a waterproof case or Tupperware, cash for water, soft drinks, fruit juices and chocolates for sale on board, everything you need for the day as you will not return to your accommodation between tours.
  • Please note: For legal and safety reasons all passengers are weighed prior to boarding. Individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum per seat weight is 130 kgs. Full names and exact weights per passenger must be advised when booking due to flight weight availability.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Ocean Rafting
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip.
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What is the social distancing policy during Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip.

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Fun fun fun
Anna_A
, Apr 2021
We had the most wonderful and enjoyable day - rafting, bush walking and snorkelling. Luke, Ivan, and Thomas were most helpful. I can say that the whole group had fun!!! ☺️☺️☺️
star-5
Great day trip
Isaac_W
, Dec 2020
The flight was the best of the day and we got the opportunity to see the heart of the reef. The pilot was sweet to allow both sides of the passengers to take nice pics. Majority of the time is the rafting. There was one bushwalk and beach swimming, following by two snorkeling. They provided wetsuits when people are in the water. There are also noodles available for people who can't swim. Overall a well organised day trip.
star-5
Great experience
Mathieu_G
, Mar 2020
The trip was really nice, even if the weather was not amazing, our guide on the Jamain were awesome and makes us having a great time
star-2
More speed boat ride than tour
Laura_T
, Sep 2019
they are making a decision to book. The first portion of the tour is a scenic flight over thI was a bit disappointed in this tour for reasons I will list. for some this may be a perfect tour. It all depends e reef with advertised emphasis on heart reef. Heart reef is small, but you literally get a countdown to be prepared for the less than 10 seconds you have to see it and take a photo. The pilot will rotate so the other side can do the same, but the frustrating part is most people want to see the heart reef and it is disappointing that they won't spend more time giving people this opportunity. Part two is the rafting experience. If you are looking for a high speed boat ride then this will be the perfect tour for you. The majority of it is whisking through the waters being jarred left and right. If you have a bad back, etc this might be too much for you. I was definitely sore the next few days without a bad back. What bothered me on this tour is once you get to the tour locations you are rushed through like cattle. You are rushed off the boat, even told to jump off the side rather than climb down the thin stairs that go partway into the water. You are rushed to not take photos stating that you need to get to the inlet because there won't be much time until you have to get back on the boat for lunch. Theon what you are looking for. I will be as honest as possible in order to help someone like me when re are naturally multiple tours there and it becomes an assembly line of standing in front of the inlet before being whisked back to the boat. Once arriving at Whitehaven beach were were barely off the boat before told to load once again to eat on board. A section of the seating was used for food display which left less space for sitting and people were crowding onto each other to eat. We had the misfortune of a windy day so food was flying off plates and the birds were eagerly waiting for a treat. We were once again whisked to the snorkeling locations another 40 minutes away. If you are not an independent strong swimmer I DO NOT recommend the tour. THe staff does not get in the water to help or assist, despite my asking a guide earlier who said she would. The time spend at the snorkeling areas was slight which I guess was ok considering the current. The focus was not on making sure everyone was prepared to go in the water and more on expecting prior experience. Another guest was an experienced swimmer, but new to snorkeling and told me she was scared.
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star-5
Ein toller Tag!!!
Journey14929201401
, Nov 2019
Ein traumhafter Flug neben dem Piloten... tolle Sicht mit Erklärungen. Anschließende Bootstour mit Schnorcheln hervorragend. Mittagessen sehr lecker!

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