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Daintree River Cruise

37120 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Join your one hour Daintree River cruise offering two different departure points along a twelve kilometre stretch of the river. This gives you the best opportunities to see wildlife and the diversity of this amazing eco system.

One hour cruises depart regularly from both Daintree Village as well as from Daintree Gateway which is located 200 meters before Daintree River Ferry Crossing. This gives visitors the best opportunities to see wildlife and the diversity of this amazing eco system. From rainforest to mangroves the scenery is spectacular. The Upper Daintree section from Daintree Village is especially popular for bird watching and departures from near the Daintree River Ferry Crossing (Daintree Gateway) offers spectacular views of Thornton Peak, rainforest and mangroves.

Please note your first cruise will depart from Daintree Village, Check-in is at Daintree Tourist Information Centre located in Daintree Village. Times listed above are from Daintree Village Only. All extra bonus cruises can depart from either Daintree Village or from near Daintree Ferry river crossing. Look for the big Croc Head. Cruise times available from near the ferry will be advised on check-in in the village.
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SOUTH BANK COMBO PASS

36867 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Three of Brisbane's most notable operator have joined forces to create the SOUTH BANK COMBO PASS. 
• River City Cruises
• The Wheel of Brisbane
• The Plough Inn Tavern

The Pass is a great day out at South Bank and includes the Morning Cruise with

 River City Cruises, a private gondola ride on 

The Wheel of Brisbane and lunch and beverage at the 

Plough Inn Tavern.  Perfect idea for a gift or get the work team together for a day out of the office.  

Your day will start with leisurely river tour where you  will hear all about Brisbane including morning tea.  The cruise departs at 10.30am and returns back to South Bank at 12.00pm.

From here, you can either ride the Wheel of Brisbane and then enjoy lunch at the Plough Inn Tavern or vice versa.  Vouchers need to be used on the day of purchase. Lunch at the Breakfast Creek Hotel is a set menu and includes a complimentary beverage.
Private Yacht Cruise From Port Douglas to The Great Barrier Reef Logo and Images

Private Yacht Cruise From Port Douglas to The Great Barrier Reef

37123 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Relish the good life on a private luxury yacht tour with a renowned, expert host from Port Douglas, to visit one of the seven wonders of the natural world;

The Great Barrier Reef. 

This wonderful excursion will feature an abundance of spectacular scenery and splendid activities, such as snorkeling, sightseeing, and immersing among nature!
*Guests staying in Cairns will be provided with complimentary private transport to and from Port Douglas Marina to embark on this cruise. 

Proposed Private Yacht Tour Itinerary:
*If you are staying in Cairns, a complimentary private transfer service is provided with accommodation pick-up and return.

Suggested pick-up from Cairns accommodation is 7.30 A.M. 

Depart: 9:00 A.M. from Reef Marina in Port Douglas.

You will embark on a scenic cruise on the Pacific Ocean to your first stop, Low Isles (arriving around 10.30 A.M), where you may enjoy a complimentary light meal accompanied with Daintree Tea (a local tea from the region) or coffee. 

After your morning meal, your private tour guide will take you on an exciting adventure on a "dinghy" (a small boat), from your yacht to a spectacular Island known as Low Island. The guide will take you for a walk around, while sharing some interesting information about the history of this panoramic location. 

You will have opportunities to snorkel around this location, go for a stroll, take some excellent photos, and simply just enjoy the fun under the sun!

Around midday, your host will provide a casual lunch, featuring gourmet sandwiches and refreshing local fruits on board.

A seafood platter or "Aussie Barbecue" may be arranged with advanced requests.

Your luxury yacht will take you to secluded locations of extreme beauty where you may appreciate a second snorkel with opportunities to spot colorful reef fish and corals of the Great Barrier Reef. 

Depart the Great Barrier Reef at 2.00 P.M. and arrive back at Port Douglas Marina by 3.30 P.M. 

If you're going back to Cairns, your private chauffeur will be waiting for you at the Port Douglas Marina and have you returned to your accommodation by around 4.30 P.M.  
Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise Logo and Images

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise

36868 - Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

The only whale watching cruise departs from Surfers Paradise. See magnificent humpback whales at play on this half-day cruise from the Gold Coast. You'll enjoy unobstructed 360-degree views from all three decks of your purpose-built vessel and the experienced crew, including a marine naturalist guide, will provide the closest whale encounters possible. Small group sizes, guaranteeing rail side position which makes it one of Gold Coast's most intimate whale watching experiences.

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Stop At: Whales In Paradise, 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia

Check in Sightseeing Cruise counter

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Sundale Bridge, Gold Coast Hwy, Southport QLD 4215, Australia

Cruise departs from Surfers Paradise. You can enjoy the river cruise seeing the beautiful waterfront homes and the skyline. Morning(or Afternoon) tea, coffee, and biscuits will be served.

Stop At: The Spit, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 Australia

Cruise past the Spit and you are now heading to Humpback whale sighting grounds. The friendly crews will explain how to spot whales and give you expert Whale Watching commentary.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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Koala Express to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

36870 - Brisbane QLD 4001

The Koala Express is an express boat to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world and is a “must do” experience while in Brisbane.  Great for those who are short on time, join this fun ride on the Brisbane River, through the city’s most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical home sites and interesting wildlife habitats. 
• Zoom along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions
• Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane city
• The captain will point out iconic places along the river and slow down for photo opportunities
• Plenty of time to explore Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary -  see over 130 koalas up close, hand feed kangaroos and see many other Australian Native Animals

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Pass By: The Brisbane River, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

Cruise along Brisbane's waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city skyscrapers to the leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.

Stop At: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, 708 Jesmond Rd Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane, Queensland 4069 Australia

Spend just over 2 hours to Explore the sanctuary at your own leisure - see over 130 Koalas up close, hand feed kangaroos and see many other Australian Native Animals

Duration: 2 hours

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Magnetic Island Sunset Sail

37126 - Magnetic Island QLD 4819

Join a 2-hour peaceful and enjoyable sunset sail during your stay on Magnetic Island. Small personalised groups of 12. BYO is welcome. Complimentary sparkling wine or non alcoholic beverages on arrival and delicious antipasto platters while watching the sunset. No hidden costs. Small personalised groups of 12.

Private Charters Available.We also have another vessel, Ragamuffin 3, so check out our website.

We depart at 4:30pm and return at 6:30pm. These times are subject to change (especially through winter- maybe half an hour earlier due to it becoming dark earlier).Complimentary sparkling wine & non alcoholic drinks on arrival.....and delicious antipasto platters while watching the sunset.Environmental tax included. BYO is welcome and we have plenty of cold water available. We sail in Horseshoe Bay but also venture off shore and to other bays if the weather and sea conditions allow us. We believe in ensuring our guests have a memorable and enjoyable experience.Our location of departure/drop off in Horseshoe Bay is easily accessible, either by the local bus service as it is very reliable and we also have a taxi company if you did not bring a car to the island.Overall, our Sunset Sail is a lovely way to spend 2 hours sailing on the water with a small groups of guests- 12 MAX.
Whitehaven Beach Cruise with BBQ Lunch, Hill Inlet Lookout, and Snorkeling Logo and Images

Whitehaven Beach Cruise with BBQ Lunch, Hill Inlet Lookout, and Snorkeling

36871 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Cruise with Whitehaven Xpress (Established 1989) from Airlie Beach which includes the famous Whitehaven Beach BBQ with steaks and meats cooked to order! Visit the spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout and participate in Snorkeling or the Glass-bottom boat tour of fringing reef systems.

This vessel has indoor, semi-outdoor and rooftop seating which is the key difference to the various options available.

Courtesy Pick-ups & drop-offs in AC Buses are included. This day tour is an authentic "Aussie" experience! This company is the longest running day tour to Whitehaven Beach and is family operated with Terry, Jill, Capt Dan, and Capt Shane providing personal service.

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Pass By: Whitehaven Xpress, Airlie Beach, Queensland Australia

Day tour

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Whitehaven Beach BBQ

2 hours at beach

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

view from lookout

Duration: 1 hour

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Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

36872 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Treat yourself to a decadent afternoon of high tea aboard an old-fashioned paddle wheeler. This scenic 2.5-hour cruise on the Brisbane River includes sparkling wine with traditional treats such as quiches, finger sandwiches, scones and desserts. Stroll the outdoor decks and soak up the sunshine as you enjoy some of the most picturesque scenery Brisbane has to offer.

When your wooden paddle wheeler departs from Eagle Street Pier in Brisbane, the crew will show you to your table for afternoon high tea.

Enjoy bottomless sparkling, beer and soft drink and free-flowing blooming tea as you’re entertained on board by a popular pianist. The menu features traditional sweet and savory selections such as freshly made scones served with jam and cream, chocolate fondant, caramel slices, gourmet savory wraps and finger sandwiches and more. Additional drinks can be purchased from the full bar.

Unobstructed views of the waterfront make for great photos ops of the highlights such as Story Bridge, a heritage-listed steel cantilevered bridge that connects north and south Brisbane. You’ll also pass the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Queensland Maritime Museum, Southbank Cultural Precinct, the Wheel of Brisbane and many more attractions.

After a leisurely 2.5 hour cruise, your tour ends when the paddle wheeler returns you to the dock.

Sample Menu
• Scones with mixed berry jam, whipped cream
• Seasonal fruit salads
• Dark chocolate fondant (G)
• Baked passionfruit cheese cake 
• Chocolate mousse in espresso cups (G)
• Panna cotta with summer berry glaze
• King Island cheddar cubes
• Country-style terrine
• Mixed olives
• Assortment of finger sandwiches and wraps including -
• Roasted beef, lettuce, seeded mustard aioli
• Free range egg, truffle mayo (V)
• Smoke salmon, capers, fresh apple
• Honey roasted leg ham, cheddar, tomato relish

Please note: Menu is subject to change due to food availability and seasonality.
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Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

36874 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Experience a peaceful, tranquil sunset during a sailing cruise from Port Douglas. After being welcomed aboard a luxury catamaran with a complimentary drink of your choice, sit back, relax, and enjoy ambient music and a selection of hot and cold gourmet canapés in the friendly atmosphere. Sail along the coast of Port Douglas and admire a gorgeous tropical sunset over the Coral Sea, the Low Isles and the surrounding mountains.

Your sunset sailing cruise begins with check-in at the Port Douglas Meridien Marina. Once you board the luxury catamaran, you will be greeted with a complimentary drink of your choice from a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including white, red and sparkling wine and beer. Then, start your 1.5-hour journey along the beautiful Coral Sea.

Relax and unwind as you sail past the beautiful coral cay islands to the east of Port Douglas. You’ll be served a gourmet selection of hot and cold canapés while enjoying incredible views of the waterways and mountains against a stunning tropical sunset. Head to the viewing decks for great photo opportunities to capture this unforgettable moment!
Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Palm Cove Logo and Images

Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Palm Cove

37130 - Palm Cove QLD 4879

Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island just one hour's sailing from Port Douglas aboard the 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer. With snorkelling direct from the beach, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation. From the moment Wavedancer moors in the picturesque lagoon, a host of reef activities await. It's a leisurely, informative day where island visitor numbers are limited.Throughout the day, a shuttle boat transfers guests between the boat and the island. Snorkelling, glass bottom boat tour, marine biologist guided snorkel tour and island walk, tropical buffet lunch served onboard, morning and afternoon teas all included.

Situated nine miles (15 kilometers) north-east of Port Douglas, Low Isles is a coral cay surrounded by 55 acres of reef. The sandy beach and clear, calm lagoon waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Low Isles is well-known for its population of green turtles, keep an eye on the surface as they regularly pop up for air. Occasionally dugongs can be seen grazing on sea grass and large rays may glide by.

During the cruise to Low Isles, a Marine Biologist will conduct an informative talk on the fish and corals you will see, as well as providing details on the activities available throughout the day. The 30 meter luxury sailing catamaran offers the excitement of big ship sailing combined with the ultimate in comfort. Relax in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with fully licensed bar, or soak up the sun under the sails on the expansive deck.

On arrival a shuttle will take you from the boat to the island, or you can dive straight in and swim to the beach!

You'll have the opportunity to join an organized snorkel tour led by a marine biologist, or take to the water independently and explore at your leisure. Snorkeling equipment is provided and the friendly crew are on hand to help you get started.

You don't have to get wet to enjoy a day at Low Isles. You can join a glass bottom boat tour over the soft coral gardens that surround Low Isles. Your guide will point out giant clams, a variety of fish and corals, and of course be on the lookout for turtles. On land you may like to join a guided beach walk around the small island. Learn about the flora and fauna of the island along with the history of Low Isles as an important place of marine research.
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Gold Coast Sightseeing Cruise

36876 - Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

See the Gold Coast from the water on a sightseeing boat tour from Surfers Paradise. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea while cruising along the meandering Nerang River, and admire the Gold Coast’s skyscrapers and resort hotels as you tour the coastal waterways. From Surfers Paradise, you’ll cruise to Broadwater past the Marina Mirage and magnificent Palazzo Versace. If you choose the morning option, enjoy cake with coffee and tea; the afternoon snack includes a cheese platter.

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Stop At: Sea World Cruises, Tiki Village 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 Australia

Check-in

Duration: 15 minutes

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Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

37132 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

Reward yourself with this premium whale watching tour departing Hervey Bay on-board the Freedom III. There is plenty of time to witness close encounters and stunning behaviors of the majestic humpback whales whilst in the shelter of Fraser Island. Maximum 49 passengers, includes freshly baked morning tea, tropical buffet lunch and fruit and cheese platter on the way home.  Expert commentary, friendly and caring crew make this a tour to treasure.

The tour departs from Urangan Harbour, passing Round Island, the Urangan Jetty, Big Woody Island. Some information on the history of the area is given by the skipper.
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Classic Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

36879 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Departing from Brisbane, the Classic Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can spend the day exploring Tangalooma Island Resort, with your choice of land or water based touring activity. Experience the thrill of sand tobogganing down the dunes, spot local marine life on the Marine Discovery Cruise, snorkel the famous Wrecks or experience the adrenaline fueled action on a jet boat ride.

Packed with all of the day trip essentials, the Classic Day Cruise is a great way to experience your choice of unique touring expedition in nature’s playground.

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Stop At: Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island QLD 4025, Australia

Day pass to Tangalooma Island Resort is included.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Moreton Island, Queensland 4025 Australia

Guests visit Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island.

Duration: 5 hours

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Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

37143 - Fraser Island QLD 4581

Join a whale watching cruise in Hervey Bay. Sit back and relax enjoying the breathtaking sights as you cruise past the beautiful white sandy beaches of Fraser Island and venture into the whales' playground.  Cruise in superior comfort and style aboard this first class fast cat cruiser and spend more time with the whales.  Choose  between a morning or afternoon tour which includes morning or afternoon tea and a souvenir whale DVD to take home with you.  Get the most from your once in a lifetime experience.

Cruise the sheltered waters of Platypus Bay and feel the excitement and anticipation as the boat gets closer to the whales sanctuary, scanning the horizon for our first splash or blow from a mighty humpback whale. Loud tail and pec slaps, spectacular breaches, curious spy hops and close encounters are just some of the antics the whales display to keep you captivated. Join the friendly crew on a magical tour surrounded by nature.

Your boat is equipped with 6 levels of uncrowded viewing decks, underwater viewing rooms (yes you are below the waterline), waterline viewing platform (maybe touch a whale), a hydrophone to listen to the whales singing.  It is the biggest boat in the fleet with superior stability and comfort and Free WIFI available on board. You will also receive a complimentary souvenir DVD.

Choose between a morning tour 8.30am to 1.00pm or an afternoon tour 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Ocean Safari Great Barrier Reef Experience in Cape Tribulation Logo and Images

Ocean Safari Great Barrier Reef Experience in Cape Tribulation

36890 - Cape Tribulation QLD 4873

Enjoy a 4.5-hour experience at the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef at Cape Tribulation. This half-day eco-tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. Get ready to snorkel, alongside sea turtles, two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. Swim over reefs full of colorful coral, along with myriads of tropical fish, eagle rays, giant clams, and starfish.

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Stop At: Ocean Safari, Cape Tribulation Road The Turtle Rock Cafe, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873 Australia

This shared tour begins at 8am at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Ocean Safari vessel is based on the original design of a rescue craft and is a rigid inflatable boat driven by 700hp engines. The experienced Skipper and Eco Host ensure the trip is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree, two world heritage areas side by side. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime. On most days, the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. Swim alongside sea turtles, which is found in abundance swimming over reefs full of colorful coral, along with myriads of tropical fish, eagle rays, giant clams and starfish.off the Daintree Coast

Courtesy pickups from Cape Tribulation accommodation are included and the Ocean Safari has an Advanced Eco Accreditation. The tour ends at approximately 12:30pm and your return will be at the original departure point.

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

Pass By: Cape Tribulation Beach, Cape Tribulation, Queensland Australia

Ocean Safari departs Cape Tribulation Beach to visit the pristine Great Barrier Reef in just 25 minutes.

Pass By: Daintree National Park, Tropical Research Station, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873 Australia

Ocean Safari operates from the Daintree National Park to the Great Barrier Reef, from rainforest to reef where two World Heritage sites meet.

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Tangalooma Island Resort Classic Whale Watching Day Cruise

36892 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Departing from Brisbane, the Classic Whale Watching Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can enjoy a short stop at Tangalooma Island Resort before venturing out into Moreton Bay to search for humpback whales. From the comfort of Australia’s largest, purpose built whale watching vessel, encounter these gentle giants up close and in their natural environment. Lunch is served on board. Enjoy another short stop at the resort - perfect for relaxing on the beach or grabbing an ice cream, before heading back to Brisbane.

Day pass to Tangalooma Island Resort is included.
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The Jolly Roger

37148 - Brisbane QLD 4001

A swashbuckling 60 minute rollick in Pumicestone Passage, where we adjust the adrenalin rush and the route to suit the crew. The perfect all weather alternative for everyone from an eight year old cabin boy to an experienced adventurer. Plenty of action, and plenty to see!

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Stop At: Pumicestone Passage, Coochin Creek QLD 4507, Australia

Pumicestone Passage is part of the Moreton Bay Marine Reserve

Duration: 1 hour

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Hervey Bay Sunset Cruise

36894 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

Start your night on Australia's Nature Coast with a 1.5 hour sunset cruise. Watch the glow of the setting sun on Hervey Bay while gliding along the waterways between K'gari (Fraser Island) and the mainland; admire the lights of the city, the iconic Urangan pier and the Marina precinct. On board, enjoy fresh Hervey Bay seafood and non-seafood delights, and a complimentary welcome drink (more are available for purchase). When booking, you have the ability to select a family option.

After pickup from Hervey Bay accommodations, your Sunset Cruise departs from Great Sandy Straits Marina.

Travel along the pristine waterways between Fraser Island and mainland Queensland, watching for dolphins and turtles as you admire the sunset over Hervey Bay.  Enjoy fresh seafood and non-seafood dishes, which include hot and cold finger foods served on the deck so you don’t miss any of the views. Items may include Hervey Bay king prawns, mixed gourmet pastries, fresh half-shell oysters, half-shell Hervey Bay scallops, kebabs, and crumbed or tempura fish bites (other items may be substituted or added). 

As the evening continues, take in the twinkle of the city lights along the 8 miles (13 km) of beachfront that is the Charlton Esplanade. Cruise past Urangan Pier, and admire the glow of the harbor precinct as the sky darkens. Specific destinations are determined by tides and weather conditions. One complimentary drink of your choice is included - yes, even the premixed spirits.  Additional drinks are available for purchase on board at affordable prices.

When you return to the marina, you are free to continue your night independently at a number of establishments in Hervey Bay, or head back to your accommodation.
Fraser Island West Coast BBQ Lunch Cruise from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Swimming Logo and Images

Fraser Island West Coast BBQ Lunch Cruise from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Swimming

36895 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

For a great day out on the pristine waters between Fraser Island and the Fraser Coast, join this 5-hour cruise. Be as active as you want on your supplied kayaks, have a go at fishing or chill out on a secluded beach as you experience a taste of the incredible Fraser Island.

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Stop At: Whalesong Cruises, Great Sandy Straits Marina 17 Buccaneer Dr Shop 2, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia

The remote West Coast of K'gari (Fraser Island) is our ultimate destination....a place where few people have been. We also see Round Island, Big Woody Island and the stunning Pelican Bank on our way out to K'gari.

Duration: 5 hours

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Whitehaven Beach Cruise Including Hill Inlet Walk

37152 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Spend a full day exploring Whitehaven beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday Islands. You’ll enjoy a guided hike to Solway Circuit Lookout and chance Bay, and take a leisurely hike to Hill Inlet lookout where you get a famous view of Whitehaven beach! Swim away from the crowds, and have time to lounge on the beach. Your day trip includes a guide, lunch and afternoon tea with a group tour limited to 32 people.

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Stop At: Cruise Whitsundays, 24 The Cove Rd Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Check in for your full day cruise to Whitehaven Beach

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Spend up to 6 hours on this famous beach, enjoy a gourmet burger cooked at the only beach burger bar in the Whitsundays!

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Visit this lookout to take the most iconic image of the Whitsundays. Your guide will provide commentary on the area and help get your holiday snaps at this incredible location.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia

Airlie Beach, Queensland

Duration: 1 hour

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Turtle Discovery & Cultural Eco Tour

36900 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

Your unforgettable marine experience begins here. Situated in the heart of  Queensland, Australia. The Great Sandy Straits Marine Park boasts safe, protected waterways, coral reefs and an abundance of marine and bird life.Your 4 hour fully guided ecotour will take you through the calm, clear waters of the Great Sandy Marine Park. You will be able to view the coral gardens from the comfort of the Milbi, one of Australia’s largest glass bottom boats. Snorkelling equipment is available to enable you the ultimate experience of coming face to face with the infinite wonders of the marine park. You are likely to see fish habitat amongst the coral reef, turtles, dolphins, sea bird colonies, and possibly a reef shark or dugong. Time is set aside to explore Round Island and enjoy a healthy lunch and tropical fruit platter. 

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Stop At: Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, 17 Buccaneer Drive Urangan Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia

No set itinerary as we travel with the tides and conditions on the water and wildlife. We stop at one or all three islands, Weenandin (Round Island) Tooliewah (Big Woody Island) and Pelican Banks.The stops are dependant on the weather and tidal conditions. Swimming, Snorkelling, and relaxing. On one of the Islands you will experience a sharing of culture from our Indigenous guide.

Duration: 4 hours

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Stand up Paddle Lesson

37158 - Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Experience our professional Stand up Paddle lesson on the Gold Coast, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise.  We commence with a safety briefing and then a basic lesson including a full demo from our qualified instructors. Then you get to test your balance in the shallow waters and before you know it you are paddling like a pro! We only paddle on flat water so it is safe, fun & easy.  

The calm waters here create ease of learning SUP (stand up paddle) and your instructor will be with you every step of the way, you will enjoy SUP fully and want to do it again and again. We love to SUP and we love to share the experience with you. It’s an incredible feeling standing on your paddleboard, perhaps spotting the local dolphins & create amazing photos! Your lesson continues on the water where we discuss advanced paddle technique tips and stances for you to try. We will capture your first experience with photos during the lesson for you to share on Social Media. 

We commence our lesson with a safety briefing, then a full description of what to do, how to stand and how to turn, and of course a quick demo from our friendly instructors, then onto the water to test your balance and ability! You will be amazed how easy this is to learn and we will have you cruising like a SUP pro before you realise it. Once everyone is confidant with their balance and turning we ease our way down the river cruising past the mansions of Paradise Waters stopping near the Marriott for a brief rest and some paddle technique tips.   

We return to the launch location for a group photo and a debrief of what we saw and experienced. You will love this activity as it is both calm & fun at the same time. Lots of treasured memories of your experience can be shared on Social Media or sent to your email. 

After the lesson immerse yourself into local area and activity by enjoying a meal or coffee at the Famous Bumbles Cafe or perhaps you would prefer to sit in the park and enjoy Fish and Chips from the local cafe whilst taking in the beauty of Budds Beach and surrounds. 
• Lessons commence at 10:00 AM Daily (weather permitting)
• Meeting Point - Shop 4, 19 River Drive, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise
• Full instruction & water safety briefing
• All equipment provided
• 1.5 hour fully instructed lesson on flat water only 
• Photos included
• Life-jackets available
• Includes rest stops More Information

Stand up paddle boarding is fun, exciting and also very relaxing. As a fitness regime SUP (stand up paddle) is becoming more popular as paddlers find it is a calorie burner even if you are leisurely meandering on the water. Try to do a yoga pose but be prepared to get wet

Budds Beach, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise, is a friendly quiet place to take on this new activity; we have a café, playgrounds & amenities to make your visit more comfortable, our locals’ best-kept secret! The dolphins visit us in the river quite often so keep an eye out for them frolicking in the shallows of the river at Budds Beach
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Whitsunday Islands Sailing Adventure

36904 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Sail through the Whitsunday Islands and explore magnificent Whitehaven Beach, voted one of the world's best beaches on this full-day sailing adventure from Port of Airlie. With the thrill of high-speed sailing through the famous Whitsunday Islands, swimming and visiting the world famous Hill Inlet Lookout this full day of fun and adventure is the ultimate Whitsunday Islands experience.

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Stop At: Cruise Whitsundays, 24 The Cove Rd Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Checkin ready fro your day out on Camira

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Take a short hike to this lookout and take a snap of the most iconic place in the Whitsundays! Your guide will be on hand with information on how this special place came to be and to help take holiday snaps!

Duration: 1 hour

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Daintree River Sunset Cruise

37160 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

As the wind tends to drop late in the afternoon, you can observe some of the birds out and about looking for that last meal of the day, or flying down to the water bathing, before retiring for the night.

Large saltwater crocodiles are often seen sun baking in the afternoon sun, tree snakes come out to the edge of the native hibiscus with Ulysses and Cairns Birdwing butterflies often flying over head.

Watching hundreds of Cattle Egrets flying low over the water on their way down river to roost for the night, and the fragrance of some of the Native rainforest tree species flowering, (especially Ylang Ylang, Cananga odorata which tends to disperse their perfume late evening) all add to the river experience.

You then finish your Daintree River birdwatching tour with some magical sunsets, (as with everything, it's up to Mother Nature... but then again Mother Nature has a special interest in the Daintree River).

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Stop At: Daintree River Cruise Centre, Mossman - Daintree Rd, Daintree, Queensland 4873 Australia

The mighty Daintree River is the heart of the Daintree Region. We explore the surrounding rainforest and mangrove systems looking for our unique plants and wildlife including birds, crocodiles, snakes and much more

Duration: 2 hours

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Gold Coast Lunch Cruise

36905 - Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Dine on the water on a lunchtime boat tour from Surfers Paradise. Cruise along the Nerang River to Broadwater, past the Marina Mirage and Palazzo Versace, and admire the Gold Coast’s skyscrapers and resort hotels. While cruising, enjoy a buffet lunch of seafood and chicken, and soak up the Gold Coast views from the sundeck on this relaxing lunch cruise.

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Pass By: Sea World, Seaworld Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 Australia

Soak in both the sunshine from the spacious deck as well as the informative commentary of the many surrounding highlights including the homes of the rich and famous. You'll be taken past many iconic regional locations such as Sea World Theme Park, Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, the glamorous Palazzo Versace Hotel

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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise

37161 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

The only way to experience one of the world's best beaches and the Whitsundays largest resort island is in style and comfort aboard a large, high-speed and air-conditioned cruising catamaran.

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Stop At: Cruise Whitsundays, 24 The Cove Rd Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Checkin for your cruise to Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hamilton Island Marina, Front St, 4803 Australia

Enjoy up to 3 hours on Hamilton Island and have a delicious lunch before cruising on.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Enjoy 1.5-2hours on this famous beach.

Duration: 2 hours

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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

37174 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Sail to the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles during a relaxing, afternoon cruise aboard a luxury catamaran. Moor at a secluded island with pristine white-sand beaches where you can admire colorful fish, coral and sea turtles while snorkeling or taking an included glass-bottom boat tour. You even get to catch the sunset during the return to Port Douglas. This premium reef experience is limited to a smaller group of up to 33 adult passengers. Refreshments and afternoon tea are included, along with all snorkeling gear plus hotel pickup and drop-off.

After pickup at your hotel in Port Douglas, head to the Reef Marina where you are welcomed aboard the deluxe catamaran, one of the only boat operators permitted to visit the coral cays of the Low Isles.

Start your afternoon adults-only cruise with tea, coffee and light lunch while your expert crew prepares to set sail for the Low Isles. As you glide along, enjoy the tropical breeze and scenery from the catamaran’s large outdoor decks or spacious interior cabin.

When you arrive at the Low Isles, have several hours to do as much or as little as you like. From the beach, you can easily hop into the water and snorkel around the sheltered lagoon’s coral gardens. Beginning snorkelers and people who do not feel comfortable in the ocean can enjoy snorkeling here knowing that you are just steps away from shore.

Learn more about the iridescent fish and colorful corals of the Great Barrier Reef during a guided snorkeling tour led by a marine biologist. You also get an excellent underwater viewing experience with expert commentary on the glass-bottom boat tour, a perfect option for those who prefer to stay dry. Throughout the day, the attentive crew ensures that you experience a safe and enjoyable excursion.

Refuel with afternoon tea, or a glass of wine or beer and canapes served on board the catamaran before returning to Port Douglas. On the return journey, have your camera ready to snap photos of a tropical sunset over the Coral Sea.

Your premium sailing experience ends when you are returned to your hotel after a magical afternoon sail to the Low Isles.
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Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk and Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise

36921 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Experience two UNESCO World Heritage–listed natural wonders on a full-day tour that visits the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. Within Daintree National Park, tour Mossman Gorge with an Aboriginal guide who shares local indigenous culture with your small group limited to 15 people. In the afternoon, join a sailing cruise aboard a luxury catamaran with numbers limited to 33 adults, stopping at the Low Isles for a snorkeling or glass-bottom boat tour and time on the beach. Snacks, beer or wine, and round-trip hotel transportation included.

After hotel pickup, travel by air-conditioned vehicle for 20 minutes to reach Mossman Gorge, situated within Daintree National Park. When you arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage site, receive a traditional welcome ceremony by your Kuku Yalanji hosts, then join an Aboriginal guide for a leisurely rainforest walk.

In your small group, listen to commentary on local Dreamtime stories that reveal the close relationship between the local indigenous people and the natural environment. Stroll along private walking trails to see traditional structures and learn which forest plants provide shelter, food and medicine. You may encounter plants used for soap and ochre paint, and wildlife such as the Boyd's forest dragon and Ulysses butterfly.

Wrap up your Dreamtime walk with a snack of homemade damper (bread cooked over a campfire) and bush tea. Then return to Port Douglas for your afternoon cruise to the Low Isles.

Step aboard a luxury catamaran with one of the only cruise operators permitted to stop at the coral cays of the Low Isles. Sit outdoors or indoors and nibble canapes with a glass or beer or wine as your boat sets sail. Numbers are limited to 33 adults, ensuring a more intimate cruise.

When you reach the Low Isles, enjoy several hours to do as much or as little as you like. You can learn about the Great Barrier Reef’s underwater world on a guided snorkeling tour led by a marine biologist or on a glass-bottom boat tour with expert commentary. Snorkeling from the beach is an easy option for new snorkelers who want to get comfortable with the equipment. Or, you can simply relax on the boat or white-sand beach.

Afternoon tea is served on the catamaran. As your boat returns to Port Douglas, catch a gorgeous sunset over the Coral Sea, depending on the season. Your tour ends in the evening with transport back to your hotel. Alternatively, you could have dinner in Port Douglas after disembarking, then make your own way to your hotel.
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Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

36922 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Glide along the Brisbane River aboard a majestic paddlewheeler for a lunchtime cruise with a great perspective on Brisbane’s waterfront. Get unobstructed views of the city's riverside highlights and dine on a delicious contemporary buffet lunch, with a selection of fresh produce, plus tasty sides and desserts. The weekend cruise option features live entertainment for your enjoyment with a buffet lunch. This cruise has it all: the beauty of Brisbane River, fantastic food and fine entertainment.

Marvel at the fine craftsmanship of the wooden paddlewheeler as you walk on board for your lunchtime cruise. The friendly staff welcome you to your table and review the cruise schedule. Once you have been oriented to the boat, stroll the deck for unobstructed views of the Brisbane River waterfront. Informative commentary shared by the crew details the development of Brisbane and the sights that you pass.

Your contemporary buffet menu is served as your boat glides along the river. Choose the dishes you like from an extensive selection of delicious hot and cold offerings, with a menu that features fresh Australian produce, accompanied by gourmet breads, rice, pasta, and tempting desserts. On the weekend the cruise includes sparkling, Great Northern beer, Hahn Premium Light, Soft Drink and juice. Drinks are available for purchase at the full bar.

After your meal, sway along with the lively beat of the music as you take in the sights of Brisbane from your vantage point on the river.

The design of the famous paddle boats on the Mississippi River shaped the design of this vessel. Carefully crafted from Queensland timber, including ironbark, spotted gum and white beech, Brisbane River paddlewheelers have become an icon of the Brisbane River, enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

After a 2-hour cruise, your tour ends when the paddlewheeler returns you to the dock.
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Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch

37178 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

Come and experience an up-close, personal whale encounter with strictly limited numbers. Includes whale swim encounter when possible.

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Check-in and board the vessel, tour the Great Sandy Strait Marine Park along side of Fraser Island. Whale watch and Swim the day away, catering and equipment provided.

Stop At:

• Hervey Bay Dive Centre, 1 Jetty Rd Boat Club Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia
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2 night Whitsunday Islands Cruise on Atlantic Clipper from Airlie Beach

36928 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

The Atlantic Clipper is the biggest and most popular vessel out on the water in the Whitsundays for the 18-35 market. It is a must do tour on the east coast and provides breathtaking 2 day 2 night excursions of the amazing Whitsunday Islands, part of the Great Barrier Reef marine park.

This 54 passenger, 34m vessel dwarfs the rest whilst still providing superior facilities such as air-conditioned cabins, 5 hot showers, 7 toilets and a saloon that can sit 60 people very comfortably, sun tan decks, sheltered areas, a 12 person hot tub, a water chute slide, 8-metre inflatable waterslide and dive platform.

Water activities include; snorkelling, introductory & certified scuba dives, stand-up paddle boarding, banana boat rides, jet boat rides, guided bushwalk and more.

Our 6 fantastic crew instill a sense of fun in every facet of the tour by creating an atmosphere and culture that’s lively, engaging, and entertaining.

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Day 1: Leaving the Marina

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
The mighty Atlantic Clipper leaves the Marina at approximately 2.45pm and after an orientation briefing the two majestic sails are hoisted and we cruise across Whitsunday Passage past the Molle group of islands along the southern end of Hook Island to Hook Passage which is sandwiched between the two largest islands out of the 74 that make up the Whitsundays.

Once at the overnight anchorage there is plenty of time to enjoy a swim in the clear, Sunkist, tropical waters. The Clipper’s 12 person hot spa is in full swing but as the day moves into the twilight hours it’s time to enjoy a cold beverage and marvel at the mesmerising sun setting over the islands with its fierce orange glaze, emanating crimson rays reflecting off the tranquil crystal clear ocean.

As the day moves through to night it is time to enjoy a beautiful freshly prepared meal and relax with a few evening drinks up on the spacious top deck. The evening consists of relaxation, chat, games and on most trips Dolphins come to hunt and play under our two huge fish spotlights. These majestic creatures are like unpaid crew members as they entertain everyone on board and normally stay beside the boat all night as they playfully chase other marine life as well as each other literally only a few feet from the euphoric passengers.

There is also other marine life that is attracted to this fish light such as giant trevally, and other pelagic fish as well as white and black tip reef sharks. All this is enjoyed under a dazzling blanket of stars unspoilt by the white pollution of towns and cities on land.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Oven baked hake served with herb and lemon dressing, creamy mashed potatoes, homemade coleslaw, fresh Aussie Damper
Accommodation included: Overnight onboard vessel - 2,3,4, berth cabins – we have 21 cabins

Day 2: Whitehaven Experience

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia
It’s a bright and early start for our Atlantic Clipper trippers at 7.00am. Passengers are greeted with a full continental breakfast including a delicious fresh fruit platter with honey and yoghurt. The Atlantic Clipper arrives to Whitehaven (Tongue Bay) where an experienced tour guide takes the passengers to Hill Inlet lookout which is the 4th most photographed place in Australia and overlooks the creamy white decadent swirls of hill inlet on Whitehaven Beach. From this lookout point the passengers are then taken to north Whitehaven Beach and the passengers have the opportunity to explore the pristine sand first hand,soak up the sun,swim in the azure waters, explore the mangroves for marine life (such as baby lemon sharks and sting rays), polish your jewellery in the 98% pure white silica sand or play beach games with your guide.

To enhance the memory of the captivating allure of Whitehaven, we have a photographer on hand to capture these special moments, but do also bring your camera’s and GoPro’s and ensure they are fully charged.

The passengers return to the vessel for approximately 12pm where your freshly prepared buffet lunch will be served. After a short sail you will arrive to your snorkel and dive destination. With a dedicated dive instructor and arguably the best self-contained dive operation in the Whitsundays there is no shortage of opportunity to explore the magical coral reef. Whether it be snorkelling or scuba diving this underwater world lights up before your eyes and is the richest marine habitat in the world, the oldest ecosystem on Earth and one of the most beautiful and colourful habitats known.

Exploring the reef is obviously a huge highlight for most guests, not only in the trip but as a truly memorable life experience. After some sliding down the waterchute, It’s time for a hot shower, afternoon snacks and a cold beverage whilst enjoying a picturesque sunset sail to the overnight anchorage. If time allows we try to watch the sunset on a beautiful sandy spit which is nothing short of stunning! The day is capped off with an interactive, light hearted and informative chart read, which tells all the guests about where we have been what we have done as well as interesting facts about the forna and flora as well as the underwater life.

After dinner the pace of the evening is raised. Party tunes check! Fancy dress, check! Disco and strobe light, check check! With all the preparations in place by the fun and outgoing crew it’s time for everyone to have a dance, let their down and play some organised party games. This is known by the crew as ‘the show’ and it involves singing, dancing and innocent tomfoolery, it’s very interactive and is always a highlight for guests on board. The fun continues throughout the evening until its lights out at 12am so everyone is fresh and excited for the final day activities
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia
The Atlantic Clipper arrives to Whitehaven (Tongue Bay) where an experienced tour guide takes the passengers to Hill Inlet lookout which is the 4th most photographed place in Australia and overlooks the creamy white decadent swirls of hill inlet on Whitehaven Beach. From this lookout point the passengers are then taken to north Whitehaven Beach and the passengers have the opportunity to explore the pristine sand first hand,soak up the sun,swim in the azure waters, explore the mangroves for marine life (such as baby lemon sharks and sting rays), polish your jewellery in the 98% pure white silica sand or play beach games with your guide.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Fresh breads served with a selection of spreads, tropical fresh fruit platter w honey and yoghurt, cereals, tea & coffee
• Lunch: Selection of cold meats incl. shaved honey ham & roast beef, salads, cheeses, rolls & wraps.
• Dinner: Spaghetti Bolognaise served with cheese, a mixed green salad
and garlic bread
Accommodation included: Overnight onboard vessel - 2,3,4, berth cabins – we have 21 cabins

Day 3: Final Day Sail

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
The final day starts with a singing wake-up call by one of the crew at 6.00am as we set sail to our final location where there is more water sliding and diving platform action to be had. You can also have a go at paddle-boarding, banana boat or JetBoat riding (banana boating and jetboating are an additional cost). The anchor is raised at approximately 10:45am and then back to Airlie Beach for arrival at approximately 12pm, but not before a thrill ride across the Whitsunday passage as this stretch of water offers the most open and fun options for Clipper’s massive sails.

That’s the end of the trip, but it’s not the end of the service we offer because we have an exclusive after-party organised where our guests thanks to our partners Boaty’s and Boom Nightclub. This is your chance to have one final hoorah with our crew and enjoy VIP discounts on food and drinks. This rounds off the trip and sends off our passengers with a smile to their next destination.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Fresh breads served with a selection of spreads, tropical fresh fruit platter w honey and yoghurt, cereals, tea & coffee
• Lunch: SNACKS - Amercian Hot Dogs (on the last day)
No accommodation included on this day.
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Tallship Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from the Whitsundays

37184 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Spend the day at sea, sailing, snorkeling, beachcombing and enjoying the Whitsunday Islands' spectacular natural beauty. Go snorkeling at a protected beach and enjoy morning tea with chocolate cake, a buffet lunch and afternoon hors d'oeuvres, freshly prepared on board. There’s plenty of room to relax on the tallship’s large deck, ideal for calm sailing in the protected waters of the Whitsundays' fringing reefs. Combining adventure on the high seas, snorkeling and a non-stop smorgasbord of food, a tallship cruise is the best way to experience the beautiful Whitsundays Passage in one day. With numbers restricted to less than 40, you can sit back and relax or join the crew and try your hand at raising the sails!

Set sail in the Legend Derwent Hunter from Airlie Beach, heading to the Whitsunday Islands' tranquil northern bays. Help the crew raise the sails, or sit back and enjoy morning tea with chocolate cake and biscuits while you cruise across the calm sea to your private mooring at Langford Reef and Bali Hai.

See osprey eagles and turtles as you sail, and hear tales from the area’s Aboriginal history. After dropping anchor, go snorkeling in the pristine waters and fringing coral reef, where the calm waters and plenty of guidance make snorkeling a breeze for first-timers.

Enjoy walks on the sandy coral cay, then return to your beautiful tallship to enjoy a smorgasbord buffet lunch of cold meats, salads and tropical fruit. In the afternoon, relax on the ship’s spacious deck, with plenty of sun and shade areas, as you sail back across the Whitsunday Passage to Airlie Beach. While sailing, graze on cheese and fruit platters and order a drink from the licensed bar (own expense).
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Cairns Reef and Rainforest Combo: Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef

36929 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Enjoy two fun filled days exploring the Great Barrier Reef, including a free introduction dive, a scenic tour on the glass bottom boat. Breakfast and lunch are included as well as a visit to the 'Oldest Rainforest on Earth' with a day tour to the stunning Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and the magical Mossman Gorge. These tours are two must see attractions while visiting Cairns in the beautiful far Northern Queensland. Both tours are small group in nature and relaxed in true North Queensland style.

Day One: Full day Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Spend a magical day discovering and exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef at two reef locations, including one free Scuba introductory dive (no experience required) You will have a relaxed day exploring two beautiful reef locations, filling your mind with ever lasting memories

Day Two: Full Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Day Trip

Travel in small group comfort to the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. This amazing place is the oldest continuously living and most diverse rainforest in the world, dating over 135 million years old. If you ever wondered what the dinosaurs roamed around in, you are about to learn on this amazing day tour.
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Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay

36935 - Hervey Bay QLD 4655

Enjoy this half-day dolphin watching tour from Hervey Bay allowing guests to see, experience and learn about the variety of wild dolphins that exist in the waters surrounding Hervey Bay, the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island. You'll also enjoy small passenger numbers, expert commentary and free Wi-Fi on-board. During the warmer months you'll have the chance to swim, go boom netting test your balance on the AquaMat or swim to the shore of Fraser Island. Morning tea is also provided.

The waters of Great Sandy Strait are home to two species of dolphins, dugongs and turtles. The tour operates between October and July of each year departing the marina in Hervey Bay at 8:30am and returning at approximately at 12:30pm.

Start your day with a free courtesy pick up and drop off for traveling guests and enjoy a a morning tea on-board.

During your cruise, you will also have the opportunity to stop for a swim at the pristine Pelican Banks off the west coast of Fraser Island or at the beaches of Fraser Island itself. For those a little more adventurous there is also a boom net to be tried.

The two resident species are the bottlenose dolphins and the lesser known Australian humpback dolphins. The tour has a 95% success rate of having a dolphin encounter. As a sailing vessel the 11.6-meter vessel can provide an exhilarating experience under sail with the advent of good winds.
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Whitsundays Whale Watching Cruise from Airlie Beach

36939 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Join this small-group whale watching cruise for a boutique whale watching experience like you’ve never seen before! A maximum of 8 guests on a 30 foot boat – relax and enjoy your day without the crowds. Get up close and personal with these spectacular animals in their natural environment, and then enjoy a picnic morning or afternoon tea on board the vessel.

Humpback whales are the most common species sighted in the Whitsundays between July and September. As they migrate north to breed in the warm waters of the Whitsunday's. This is the best way to enjoy the whales and the iconic Whitsundays region.

Be one of the privileged to witness one of the longest migrations in animal history right here in the Whitsundays. Humpback whales travel over 10,000 kilometers on their yearly round migration from their feedings grounds of the cold Antarctic waters to the warm tropical breeding grounds in sunny Queensland. Of all the great whales, the Humpback is the most inquisitive and playful often leaping clear out of the ocean or slapping the surface with great fins and tail flukes in awesome displays of grace and power.

Jump on board for a half-day of whale watching and a scenic tour of the Whitsundays. The fast and sporty boat is the way to do it and escape the crowds. Enjoy the 5 star services while observing these majestic animals in their natural habitat. Light refreshments and morning or afternoon tea will be served on the day. With only 8 places available per session you will obtain the best viewing positions without having to worry about the crowds.

As nature dictates whether you will indeed spot one of the beautiful creatures, you will have the opportunity to spot many other local marine creatures, including dolphins, dugongs, sea eagles and more.  While your guides cannot guarantee a whale sighting, they will certainly make your day one to remember.
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Whitsunday Island Boat Adventure

37197 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

This is an excellent choice for travellers with limited time — explore all the highlights of the Whitsundays, including a visit to Whitehaven Beach, snorkel, stand-up paddle board and visit Hill Inlet in a day.

Snorkelling equipment, stinger suit, stand-up paddle board and food (morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea) are all included, so all you have to bring is your sense of adventure!

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Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Spend 1.5 hours at Whitehaven Beach where you will get to enjoy stand-up paddle boarding, beach activities, explore or simply just relax.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Australia

Discover the vibrant underwater wonderland! Enjoy 1-hour snorkelling at a secret location. Snorkelling equipment included.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Take a short guided-walk up to the Hill Inlet lookout, where you will get to truly appreciate the beauty of the Whitsundays! Enjoy mesmerizing scenery and take time to take some great photos. You won’t be disappointed!

Duration: 45 minutes

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4WD Beach Safari - Brisbane Pick Up

36942 - Brisbane QLD 4001

0700-0730 Hotel pick ups

0730-0900 Travel to Cleveland, stopping for Kangaroo & Koala viewing.

0900-0940 Vehicular ferry across Moreton Bay. Morning tea & cakes. Marine life watching.

0940-1130 4WD on bush tracks stopping at lakes, lookouts & fauna.

1130-1200 Short walk to North Gorge. Observe dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays & Humpback whales in season.

1200-1430 BBQ lunch on the beach, Fishing, swimming, playing in the sand. Aboriginal artefact presentation, play didgeridoo, throw boomerang.

1430-1500 Beach driving.

1500-1545 Ferry back to Cleveland. Afternoon tea & biscuits.

1545-1715 Return journey to hotels.

Travel to North Stradbroke Island via car ferry where morning ans afternoon tea are provided.
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ZigZag Whitsundays Day Tour - Whitehaven Beach - Two Snorkels - Island Resort

37198 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

ZigZag Whitsundays Ultimate Whitsundays Day Tour. Visit Whitehaven Beach, 2 Snorkel Locations and an Island Resort.

With Four outboard engines totalling 1200 Horsepower and comfortable padded seats you can be assured of a full day adventure without the worry of seasickness.

Snorkel the coral-filled bays with tropical fish, you may even see a turtle! Explore Whitehaven Beach and the new South End Lookout!

Feast on a fully prepared buffet lunch, then have a refreshing swim at Palm Bay Resort on Long Island and enjoy a cocktail on the beach to finish the day. ZigZag is the only boat permitted to visit this exclusive resort so you will not find this anywhere else.

We visit more locations than any other day tour in the Whitsundays and can guarantee friendly knowledgable tour guides that take this trip to another level!

Our prices are fully inclusive and include - morning and afternoon snacks, buffet lunch, high-quality snorkel equipment and fins, wetsuit, refills of ice cold water.

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Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

South End of Whitehaven Beach includes swimming, exploring, sunbaking and Buffet Lunch on the beach

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Palm Bay Resort, Long Island Reef, Whitsundays QLD 4741, Australia

Discover Palm Bay Resort on Long Island. ZigZag Whitsundays is the only tour allowed at this resort. Have a swim in the pool or purchase a cocktail from the bar. With large Palm trees and stunning views, this is the perfect last stop on the day tour

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Australia

Snorkel 2 different locations for 45 minutes each. Discover coral filled bays, tropical fish and turtles.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Abell Point Marina is the start and finish point of the tour. The marina itself is a bustling destination with cafes, restaurants, bars, dive shops and boating stores

Duration: 30 minutes

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2-Night Whitsunday Islands Catamaran Cruise with Resort Stay from Airlie Beach

37201 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Choose the ultimate 2-day 2-night resort stay package around the Whitsunday Islands. The all-inclusive combo departs from Airlie Beach and offers an exclusive two nights’ accommodation at the multiple award-winning Paradise Cove Resort. The custom-built vessel offers a comfortable and smooth ride to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and snorkeling at pristine locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. The vessel allows passengers to arrive at the destinations quickly with more time for activities such as sunbathing, swimming and exploring the Whitsunday Islands.

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Day 1: Day 1

Stop At: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia
Ride to Paradise Whitsundays Tour starts at Coral Sea Marina at 2pm where you will be met our friendly crew.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Paradise Cove Resort Whitsundays, 350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia
The fast and fun Wildcat will cruise to the idyllic Paradise Cove Resort and glide onto the exclusive sandy beach.

Enjoy a cheese and dips platter while the crew explains the resort and the plan for the next few days.

The afternoon is yours to play pool, tennis, paddle board, kayak, walk on the beach, chill by the pool/spa or simply relax in a hammock take in the tranquillity of Paradise Cove.

After dinner and dessert, the crew will light the fire down on the beach and you can try your hand at roasting some marshmallows.

After counting the shooting stars, you can head back to your room and fall asleep to the sounds of nature in the most comfortable bed you have slept in for a long time.
Duration: 15 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Afternoon tea upon arrival and dinner is provided.
Accommodation included: With your stay at Paradise Cove Resort, we have a range of accommodation from Shared bunk rooms to Private rooms.

Day 2: Day 2

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia
On Whitehaven Beach you can take a stroll along side the beautiful crystal clear waters or take a hike up to Hill-Inlet lookout, viewing the swirling sands from above.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mantaray Bay, Coastal Waters Of Great Barrier Reefs, Whitsundays QLD 4802, Australia
Mantaray Bay is well known for an exciting snorkel amongst 100s of colourful fish.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Paradise Cove Resort Whitsundays, 350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia
The ride back to Paradise Cove Resort through the Whitsunday islands is simply breathtaking. Either continue with free resort activities or enjoy a nice relaxing sunbath by the pool while we get dinner prepared.

After dinner relax and socialise with new friends, sit back in the hot spa or join in on a nature bush walk with one of our experienced crew.
Duration: 15 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: On your second day your Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, afternoon tea and Dinner + Desert is included.
Accommodation included: With your stay at Paradise Cove Resort, we have a range of accommodation from Shared bunk rooms to Private rooms.

Day 3: Day 3

Stop At: Paradise Cove Resort Whitsundays, 350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia
After breakfast the boat departs to Langford Sandbar for guests to soak up some sun, enjoy a last snorkel and Morning tea is served before the ride home.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
Enjoy your last snorkel at Langford Sand bar.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia
The return journey gives offers one last chance to marvel at the Whitsunday islands and reflect on the amazing adventures of the last couple of days.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Stray Australia: Brisbane to Cairns Freestyle Tour

36946 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Experience the best of Queensland, as well as some off the beaten track locations that we're sure will become your faves. From island hopping to exploring rainforests, you'll see more and do more on this adventure from Brisbane to Queensland.

This not a regular tour. It’s flexible adventure travel! You can complete your trip in the minimum amount of time, or you can hop off and extend your stay in any destination on the route. Use the Stray Mate App to book extra nights’ accommodation and activities along the way.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Brisbane

Stop At: Brisbane, Brisbane, Brisbane Region, Queensland
Arrive in Brisbane and check into your central accommodation. Then the day is yours to explore. We recommend checking out Streets Beach on warm days, Australia’s only inner city man made beach. Wander around Southbank and soak up the city vibes, or check out the Museum!
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Brisbane Hostel

Day 2: Brisbane to Rainbow Beach

Stop At: Rainbow Beach, Rainbow Beach, Gympie Region, Fraser Coast, Queensland
You’ll be picked up by the Stray bus this morning and greeted by your friendly Stray Guide and travel crew. You’ll soon have your first opportunity to hop off in the upmarket resort town of Noosa, or continue on with the group to Rainbow Beach. Tomorrow you’ll begin your Fraser Island adventure (make sure you’ve booked in the dates in advance with Stray). Once you’ve checked-in, you’ll have a safety briefing for your Fraser Island 4WD trip.

Please Note: $20 insurance fee and $10 linen/sleeping bag hire for Fraser Island is not included. Please pay in cash on arrival.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Rainbow Beach accommodation

Day 3: Rainbow Beach to Fraser Island

Stop At: Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Wake up early and head out for your 3-day, 2-night Fraser Island adventure. You’ll explore the largest sand island in the world on a 4WD expedition with your mates, and even have the chance to drive! Check out incredible sites to snap epic pictures, swim in lakes, natural pools and the ocean all in paradise.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Fraser Island Camping

Day 4: Fraser Island

Stop At: Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Queensland
After breakfast we'll drive up to stunning Eli Creek, the largest freshwater creek on the East Coast of the Island, which carves its way through to the beach and pours 80 million litres of water a day into the Pacific Ocean. After spending some time here, we head up to the famous Maheno Shipwreck for photo ops and some history about this Fraser icon. After lunch and another stop or two, we head back to te camp for dinner and drinks.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Fraser Island Camping

Day 5: Fraser Island to Rainbow Beach

Stop At: Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Today you’ll spend the morning walking through magical sand dunes and soaking up the sun on Fraser Island. You’ll return back to base in the early afternoon. This evening you can head out on a short walk up the sand dunes to watch a stunning sunset at Carlo Sand Blow.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Rainbow Beach Accommodation

Day 6: Rainbow Beach to Emu Park

Stop At: Emu Park, Emu Park, Queensland
After stopping briefly to pick up those who stayed in Noosa, you will depart from Cooroy on your first train journey of the trip. Kick back for a scenic train ride to Rockhampton, where you’ll meet the bus and your Stray Guide and head to your next Strademark destination - Emu Park. After getting settled in at the resort, you'll find out more about tomorrow's adventure to the stunning Great Keppel Island.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Emu's Beach Resort

Day 7: Great Keppel Island and Overnight Train

Stop At: Great Keppel Island, Great Keppel Island, Queensland
This morning you head to a tropical paradise with your awesome local guide. Great Keppel Island is located on the southern of the Great Barrier Reef with untouched coral, turtles, reef fish and manta rays all straight off the beach. Relax or have a go at snorkeling or kayaking (both at extra cost) before exploring the island in search of the perfect white sand beach. Tonight, we’ll return to the mainland and gather together for dinner at Emu’s Beach Resort before we catch the overnight train to Airlie Beach.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Comfortable overnight train

Day 8: Airlie Beach

Stop At: Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland
The train arrives into Prosperine early in the morning. Your Airlie-based Stray Guide will meet you off the train and accompany you on the bus into Airlie Beach. They’ll help you store your bags, and then grab breakfast (extra cost) and give you a brief orientation of the town to help you get your bearings. You’ll have the rest of your day free in Airlie Beach to do as you please. You can choose to join your guide for an easy rainforest hike. See panoramic views of the swirling Whitsundays from above and then head down a secluded beach for a splash.

Airlie Beach is the gateway to the famous Whitsunday Islands, another backpacker favourite, and that's where you'll be heading tomorrow.

Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Airlie Beach accommodation

Day 9: Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Islands

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
There’s no better day of the week for it - wake up early and head down to the marina in time for a 2-day, 1-night adventure through the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands. These picturesque islands are set in the Great Barrier Reef and are home to some of the world’s most pristine beaches. Get ready for an epic sailing adventure that includes the highlights of this incredible area and spending the night at sea.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight boat

Day 10: Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland
The exact order of activities will vary, but your Whitsunday sailing tour includes a visit to Whitehaven Beach, renowned for having some of the softest sand in the world, and Hill Inlet, where the shifting tides swirl the sand and water together in a dazzling effect. You'll also sail around the reef with various stops to get out for a swim and snorkel, allowing plenty of opportunities to see marine life along the way. At the end of the second day of sailing, you'll return to Airlie Beach to spend the night back on shore.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Central Airlie Beach accommodation

Day 11: Airlie Beach

Stop At: Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland
You’ll have another free day in Airlie Beach to relax and explore at your leisure. Your Airlie Guide will have lots of ideas of what you can do. If you can’t get enough of the big blue, why not get some karma points and volunteer your time with Eco Barge Clean Seas – a non-profit organisation that often takes volunteers out on a barge to the bays and beaches of the Whitsunday region. You’ll help to collect rubbish washed up onto these beaches (of course with a side of sightseeing!). If the barge isn’t going out, you may be able to help with valuable sorting of the debris.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Central Airlie Beach accommodation

Day 12: Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island

Stop At: Magnetic Island, Magnetic Island, Queensland
You'll be up with the parakeets this morning with a medley of transport to catch today. Travelling by bus, train and ferry (oh my!) we arrive at our destination of Magnetic Island in the late morning. Nearly 50% of ‘Maggie Island’ is national parkland, and it's chock-full of amazing beaches and abundant wildlife. Your legendary local guide will fill you on the activities you can do around the island over the next couple of days.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Magnetic Island accommodation

Day 13: Magnetic Island

Stop At: Magnetic Island, Magnetic Island, Queensland
Join your guide today for a scenic walk. You’ll might head off the beaten track to beautiful Radical Bay beach for an ocean dip and amazing photo opportunities. Alternatively, your guide will take you up to the historic Forts Complex, where you’ll see incredible views over the island and ocean beyond. Whichever way you go, don’t forget to look up, as Maggie Island is one of the best places to see koalas in the wild!
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Magnetic Island accommodation

Day 14: Magnetic Island

Stop At: Magnetic Island, Magnetic Island, Queensland
Today you can explore at your own pace - find a secluded bay to park up with a picnic, rent a snorkel and tackle one of the marked trails, or get out on the water and take a kayak or sailing trip around the island. With so many awesome activities on offer, the hardest part of your day will be choosing which one to do!
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Magnetic Island accommodation

Day 15: Magnetic Island to Rainforest Experience

Stop At: Tully Gorge National Park, Cardstone Road, Tully, Queensland 4854 Australia
We catch the ferry back to the mainland in the morning, and travel by train to Tully, arriving at lunch time. From here we embark on our Stray exclusive Rainforest Experience, travelling by bus into the heart of the stunning Tully Gorge National Park. We’ll cool off in a beautiful swimming hole this afternoon, before heading to our camp for a BBQ dinner and an evening sharing stories around the campfire.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping at Rainforest Experience

Day 16: Rainforest Experience to Cairns (via Tully)

Stop At: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
Start your day with an early breakfast followed by an interpretative walk through the forest, learning about the traditional indigenous usage of the land. In the afternoon, we return to Tully to jump on the train to our final destination, Cairns. We arrive by late afternoon, so you'll have time to get ready to celebrate the final night of your epic East Coast adventure. There’s heaps to do in Cairns so check out your Stray Mate app for all the best options.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Central Cairns accommodation