Big Fury Day Tour

Airlie Beach

The Big Fury Day Tour visits the top 3 island destinations – Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, as well as snorkelling at a sheltered bay on the fringing Great Barrier Reef

Big Fury is a local family run small business which has been happily operating in the Whitsundays for over 14 years. The vessel is a 14.8m aluminium ferry powered by 3x300hp outboard engines, built specifically for charters to the Whitsunday Islands. Being an open speedboat you can enjoy uninterrupted views the of the pristine waters of the Whitsundays. 

Lunch on Whitehaven Beach is one of the highlights of the Big Fury Day Tour, where you will enjoy a variety of freshly prepared salads, prawns, cold meet platter, bread rolls, wraps and fresh fruit platter. A sugar hit of muffins and cookies are served on the way home.

Location

AIRLIE BEACH, QLD

Seasonality

YEAR ROUND

Duration

7 HOURS

Minimum Age

3 YEARS +

Difficulty

4 OUT OF 10

Food

INCLUDED

PRICING
Adult Rate (15 years +)

INCLUSIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the highlights of the Whitsundays in one fantastic day!
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach 7km long beach with pure white silica sand
  • Enjoy the 15-minute bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout to see the famous swirling sands,
  • Snorkel at one of the islands coral reef sites
  • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch served right on Whitehaven Beach
  • A comfortable speed boat ride around the Whitsunday Islands
  • Educational and entertaining crew commentary throughout the day

Snorkel equipment, stinger suits, flotation devices, buffet lunch, courtesy accommodation transfers, tap water, afternoon cakes.

Not Included:

  • Soft Drinks, bottled water and chocolates – all $2.50 cash only onboard
  • Wet suit hire during winter months $15.00 per person

This tour operates out of CORAL SEA MARINA in AIRLIE BEACH, QLD.

  • Checkin for your cruise is strictly no later than 9.30am on the morning of departure – Coral Sea Marina Meeting Point B by the big roundabout near Sorrento’s Bar. The check-in point is less than a 10 minute walk from the main street of Airlie Beach if you follow the boardwalk from the lagoon.

A transfer service is included in your purchase.

  • If a courtesy bus transfers are required, they must be booked no later than 6pm the day before your cruise. 

You will receive a confirmation email upon purchasing this tour which will provide you with all of the relevant information, e.g. CONTACT NUMBERS,  ADDRESS ETC.

What to Bring:

  • Beach towel, swim suit, sunscreen, hat, sunnies
  • Bottle of water
  • Jacket or jumper if windy or raining
  • Sense of Adventure!

Medication: (If you require to take medication throughout the duration of this tour, please remember to bring this with you. If you deem it necessary, please inform a member of staff, on board your vessel, where within your belongings this can be found).

Seasickness Medication – You may experience seasickness out on the open ocean. We suggest that you should speak with your pharmacist in advance of your trip, to seek their advice on seasickness medication. We will not reschedule bookings or issue refunds for those suffering from seasickness.

The vessel is a 14.8m aluminium ferry powered by 3x300hp outboard engines, built specifically for charters to the Whitsunday Islands. Being an open speed boat, you can enjoy 180 degrees of uninterrupted views and the wind in your hair as you cruise through the islands capturing some of the most amazing picture postcard scenery, including secluded beaches, unusual rock formations, bird life, sea life such as turtles and whales (July to Sept), famous resort islands, and most importantly no seasickness!

Big Fury carries a maximum of 35 guests. The cruise is suitable for children aged 3 and upwards. Due to the nature of the tour, a certain degree of fitness is required to participate in all of the tour activities

Distance to Whitehaven Beach: Approximately 30 miles from shore.

Please be aware that the crew reserves the right to prohibit anyone from anyone joining this tour if they deem it unsafe.

The cruise is suitable for children aged 3 and upwards. Due to the nature of the tour, a certain degree of fitness is required to participate in all of the tour activities.

  • Big Fury is not suitable for anyone with back or neck issues or pregnant women due to the style of open speed boat
  • Big Fury is not recommended for Cruise Ship guests as our schedule generally does not coincide with cruise ship arrival and departure times

Cancellations/changes to your booking must be made by contacting the tour provider on your booking confirmation email or by contacting Salty Swims  at info@saltyswims.com.au

Please be aware that refund policies do not cover travel, accommodation or any other associated costs. We recommend you take out travel insurance to cover unforeseeable cancellations.

What if the tour provider cancels?
In the event of poor sea conditions, minimum numbers not being reached or for any other reason, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour. If your trip cannot be rescheduled to your satisfaction, you will receive a full refund.

What if you cancel?

Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames…

• Cancellations within 21 Days of the start date incur a 100.00% fee.

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