Big Island Tour

Airlie Beach

Take a Scenic cruise through the Whitsundays and visit the iconic Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet on this incredible Big Island Tour. Enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of our modern catamaran with Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided throughout the day.

Take a guided walk to the lookout to view the swirling sands of Hill Inlet before cruising the entire length of Whitehaven Beach and enjoying a gourmet lunch at anchor just off South Whitehaven. After lunch, the crew will ferry you across to Whitehaven Beach where you can enjoy another walk on the Solway Circuit for incredible views of Whitehaven Beach and Pentecost Island. You will have plenty of free time to swim in the crystal clear waters and lounge on the soft 98% pure silica sand that Whitehaven Beach is famous for. 

Location

AIRLIE BEACH, QLD

Seasonality

YEAR ROUND

Duration

8 HOURS

Minimum Age

6 MONTHS +

Difficulty

2 OUT OF 10

Food

INCLUDED

PRICING
Adult Rate (15 years +)
Child Rate (2 – 14 years)
Infant Rate (0 – 4 years)

INCLUSIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bus transfers to and from Shute Harbour (complimentary)
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Whitehaven Beach Lookout

Water
– Transfer Service: Courtesy pickups from Airlie Beach accommodation. Please call the tour operator on the details provided in your confirmation email 48 hours prior to departure, to reconfirm your booking and pick up time.

Upgrades include:
– Snacks, Soft Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages available to purchase on board.

This tour operates out of Shute Harbour just out of AIRLIE BEACH, QLD.

A transfer service is included in your purchase. We recommend using this transfer service as parking at Shute Harbour is expensive.

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:

  • Sunglasses, Polarised are recommended
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker
  • Cash
  • Water
  • Umbrella
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Credit card
  • Towel

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.

Nancy Wake is a large modern and fast catamaran that is perfectly set up for tours to Whitehaven Beach, with seats for over 120 and this tour being limited to only 80 people there is ample room inside and outside this vessel. She includes a roof top sun deck with seating to enjoy panoramic views of the Whitsundays on your journey. 

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.

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 28 Days of the start date incur a 50.00% fee.
  • • Between 0 Seconds and 7 Days incur a 80.00% fee.
  • • Between 0 Seconds and 1 Day incur a 100.00% fee.

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