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.Itinerary
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.
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.
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.
Try one of the worlds fastest and most popular fun new sports, Stand Up Paddle! Our many wind protected flat water locations are ideal for learning or for cruising the bays on our SUP lessons and local eco tours. Double Island Point is a stand up paddling paradise with crystal clear flat water lagoons and a super long beginner right hand break ideal for learners looking to take the next step into the waves. If your already well advanced then why not come and experience this magical place set in the Great Sandy National Park.
Expect to see many of the local wildlife on your beach drive and stand up paddle experience with many turtles often seen in the clear shallows of the pools and sand bars. Rays, bottlenose dolphins, sea birds, whales (in season), soldier crabs in their thousands are all frequent here.
Take a break from the city and enjoy a leisurely kayak hire, on the beautiful Enoggera Reservoir just 12km from the city. Surrounded by nature, you will have the opportunity to paddle at your own pace for 1 to 2 hours. All hires include safety equipment and a briefing prior to departure.Meet our friendly staff along the waterfront at Walkabout Creek for check-in. Once check-in is completed, you will be fitted with a life jacket and given a short briefing including safety rules, an introduction to paddling and tips on where to go. We will help you into your kayak and then you are off to explore the stunning Enoggera reservoir where you may encounter Australian wildlife, before returning back to the departure point. On return, our staff will help you out of the water, and then you are free to head home or jump into the water for a swim.
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.
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.
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.
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!Itinerary
Go open-water diving on the SS ‘Yongala’ wreck, considered one of the best dive sites in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Your day trip to one of the largest and most intact historic shipwrecks includes two dives with a choice of tanks and weights or full equipment. Enjoy lunch and refreshments on board, and make the most of your dive with a certified guide (optional hire). Numbers are limited to 21 to ensure personalized attention on your small-group excursion, departing from Townsville or Magnetic Island.This phenomenal dive is one no open-water scuba diver should miss! The SS Yongala wreck is situated in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Legally protected under Australia’s Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976, the site is designed to conserve wreck relics and artifacts.
Brace yourself and hold on for an exhilarating 55 minute jet boat thrill ride on the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater. Jump aboard a powerful turbo-charged Jet boat for an adrenalin-packed ride, full of 360-degree spins, slides and shallow-water skimming.Itinerary
Cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas aboard AquaQuest, the newest luxury dive and snorkel vessel in Port Douglas. Join the friendly and professional crew for an awesome day trip to the best of the Outer Reef. AquaQuest is a brand new custom built luxury dive and snorkel introduced to Port Douglas in July 2017. She is fully equipped with the most modern and state of the art facilities including Nitrox. As the newest vessel in Port Douglas she will give passengers an unrivaled comfort with the best experience available as we visit some of the best dive and snorkel locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at Agincourt, Opal and St Crispin's Reefs.The warm waters of Agincourt, Opal & St Crispins Reefs, offer excellent conditions to enjoy your diving experience. With more than 1,000 different species of fish, you will be amazed by all the diversity the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. 'Nemos', Parrotfish, shy Sharks, a friendly Maori Wrasse called Wally, Turtles, and many more creatures.
See the sights of the Gold Coast from the sea and air on this combo helicopter flight and jet boat ride package. Jump aboard a powerful Gold Coast jet boat for an adrenalin-packed 55-minute ride, full of 360-degree spins, slides and shallow-water skimming before taking to the sky on a blood-pumping 10-minute helicopter flight over the Gold Coast!Itinerary
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.Itinerary
Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, sits astride a river that leads out to Moreton Bay and islands. The climate is wonderfully sub-tropical – warm in summer with mild and sunny winter days. Brisbane has the perfect climate for kayaking and canoeing all year round.
Our Brisbane river tours start and end at West End where there is easy access to the river and plenty of free car parking available. Kayak tours travel for many kilometres along the Brisbane River. We travel under the many bridges which cross the river and travel along past Southbank and the Brisbane Cultural Precinct.
As stated in our terms and conditions our tours do no run with less than six
participants.Custom tours are available at a quoted price for groups of two or four participants
Start the evening with a sunset kayak on the calm waters of the Nerang River in Surfers Paradise. Wind your way around the islands and admire the opulent waterfront homes of the rich and famous. Suitable for all fitness levels, this leisurely sunset tour includes kayaking instruction, and a fun and informative commentary from your friendly guide.Your tour begins at Budds Beach in Surfers Paradise where you will launch your kayak into the Nerang River and glide through the calm water at twilight. See the city lights reflected in the water and admire the beauty of the Surfers Paradise high-rise skyline as it lights up for the night.
Come and experience an up-close, personal whale encounter with strictly limited numbers. Includes whale swim encounter when possible.Itinerary
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.
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.
Prepare to get wet! 20 minute banana boat ride around the bays of Airlie Beach.Jump on board! Hold on tight! Prepare to get wet!
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.
What better way to unwind after a busy week at work than with a glide up Brisbane’s majestic river on a guided kayak tour. When you return to shore you have the option to enjoy a traditional 'Aussie' BBQ accompanied by assortment of chilled beer, wine and soft drinks, served under a riverside marquees.Discover Brisbane from a different perspective. Enjoy a leisurely 90-minute illuminated kayak journey on the iconic Brisbane River with your friends or family. Take in the sensational city and river views while gliding under Brisbane’s inner city bridges and cutting through the luminous reflections of the city on the water. When you return to shore, you have the option to include a traditional Aussie BBQ dinner accompanied by an assortment of chilled beer, wine and soft drinks, served under a riverside marquees.
Experience an exciting paddleboard adventure on the Brisbane River. Your experienced instructors will teach you the techniques to confidently paddleboard at your own pace while exploring Brisbane’s iconic river. No experience is necessary.Suitable for all abilities and fitness levels, the adventure includes stand-up paddleboard training followed by an instructed paddleboard adventure.
Discover Brisbane on a guided kayak tour and see the city from a unique angle as you glide along the Brisbane River. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced paddler, you can discover Brisbane’s beautiful river either day or night.Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced paddler, get out and discover Brisbane’s beautiful river city by kayak either day or night. Riverlife’s guided kayaking adventure sessions lets you see the city from a unique angle while you glide along the meandering Brisbane River!
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.
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.Itinerary
Take an Australian award winning cruise in the Whitsundays on board an amazing custom built high-speed ocean-going catamaran. The vessel is designed for stability and speed and ensures all guests have an awesome adventure in comfort and style. Included in the full-day cruise is a walk to the famous Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach, a delicious lunch and snorkeling at two different locations on the Great Barrier Reef.Itinerary
Experience a kayaking adventure into the wild with dolphins, migrating whales, turtles, rays and many other wildlife in a national park location only accessible by 4WD vehicles. Sunshine Coast's hidden gem, Double Island Point is thriving with wildlife, highlighted with breathtaking remote beaches that give you an amazing sense of freedom and crystal clear tropical waters that make spotting easy. Feel the thrill of the great beach drive on an all inclusive tour. This is a must for anyone looking for a lifetime experience with the wild! Includes, 4WD great beach drive experience, equipment hire, guided kayak and wildlife tour, and national park entry fees, pictures on request.Itinerary
There is no better place in the world to learn to dive than the Great Barrier Reef! This 4 Day Learn To Dive course combines two days theory and pool practice at Quicksilver Dive’s 5 Star PADI training centre with the excitement of two Great Barrier Reef day trips to complete your training dives (4 mandatory) and the option of two guided fun dives as a certified diver! Open water training dives are conducted from a modern custom-designed dive catamaran at a selection of over 35 exclusive World Heritage dive sites at the renowned Agincourt ribbon reefs. Small class sizes ensure a personalised, safe, professional and most importantly fun, learning experience!On the door step of the Great Barrier Reef, and centrally located in the idyllic Port Douglas, Quicksilver Dive provides the perfect base and holiday destination to take the plunge and learn to dive in this living natural wonder.
Great for beginners, non-swimmers and first-time visitors to Tropical North Queensland cruise to Agincourt Reef from Port Douglas. You can watch fish feeding, go on a snorkeling expedition, try scuba diving, view the coral and marine life on a semi-submersible submarine, and enjoy a tasty buffet lunch.Departing from Port Douglas, your 90-minute high speed catamaran takes you directly to Agincourt Reef. The permanent pontoon moored here provides a sheltered base. During the trip a snorkeling demonstration will get you ready for your adventure, and the staff will take you through your options for the day.
Learn to surf at Rainbow Beach on Australia’s longest wave. Our exclusive surf lesson adventure takes you to the amazing Double Island Point, on a thrilling National Park 4X4 beach trip to a super long wave location that on it's best days break for over 2 km's long. First time surfers are often riding waves 100's of meters long on their first surf lesson and your away from the crowds ensuring faster progression in a safe family friendly environment. You're guaranteed to stand up on your first surf lesson with our fully accredited instructors or your next surf lesson is free.Learn to Surf Rainbow Beach at Sunshine Coast’s hidden surfing paradise only accessible by 4WD vehicles through the Great Sandy National Park. We take you on a unique beach 4X4 surf adventure at Rainbow Beach to the spectacular Double Island Point. This ideal surf location features a long sandy point break with waves that seem to go forever and one of the easiest most satisfying waves you can ever learn to surf on. You could be riding waves for 100’s of meters on your first learn to surf lesson.
Experience the best that Surfers Paradise has to offer on this day trip from Brisbane. Cruise the canals and see the homes of the Gold Coast's rich and famous. Watch humpback whales at play from your purpose built, whale watching vessel. After your cruise, there is some time (up to 2 hours) for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.Itinerary
New Horizon is truly the best value for money vessel on the market. She is a stunning 21-meter traditional sailing vessel that has beautiful old-world charm with modern comforts such as air conditioning.
She is a 21m sailing schooner that accommodates 32 passengers and 4 crew. She has 2 showers, 2 toilets, plenty of sheltered outdoor spaces and sun tanning space. Not to mention the only budget vessel with air con and her beds are spacious and comfortable, 8 doubles and 16 singles.
Snorkelling, intro & certified scuba dives, SUP boards, banana boat & jet boat rides, bushwalks, beach games, movie lounge, 8 metre water slide and more.
Our 4 fantastic crew instil a sense of fun in every facet of the tour by creating an atmosphere and culture that’s lively, engaging, and entertaining.
Experience Brisbane from the water on a 1.5 to 2 hour guided kayak tour. Start the tour off with an instruction and safety briefing. These small group tours are conducted by our expert owner operator and are a fun, safe and memorable way to see the city. No experience necessary.
Please note the tour duration can vary according to the overall fitness of the group .
We encourage people without kayak experience to sit in front of a double kayak with a stronger experienced paddler in the stern.
Explore the very outer Great Barrier Reef in luxury and style with Calypso. The custom designed vessel will take you to Agincourt or Opal Reef, both regarded as some of the most significant sites on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkeling is the easiest way to experience the reef or try an introductory dive, no experience required. For the advanced divers, certified diving is available. Let Calypso take you to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef and explore the rich and diverse coral gardens.Itinerary
Kayak along the palm-fringed coast of Queensland, gliding across the waters of the Coral Sea and taking in views of rainforest-clad mountains on this kayaking tour from Port Douglas. From the seat of your kayak, you'll have a prime opportunity to spot native marine life like green turtles, sea birds, rays, fish, and occasional dugongs and dolphins, if you're lucky. Hotel pickup and drop-off and all equipment are provided.Your kayak tour starts by meeting your guide at a location specified the day before; various locations around Port Douglas are used for departure depending on the current weather and tides, giving you the best chance to see wildlife during the tour.
What better way to unwind after a busy week at work than with a glide up Brisbane’s majestic river.Discover Brisbane from a different perspective. Enjoy a relaxing 90-minute illuminated kayak journey on the iconic Brisbane River with your friends or family. Take in the sensational city and river views while gliding under Brisbane’s inner city bridges and cutting through the luminous reflections of the city on the water. When you return to shore, you’ll be met with buckets of fresh ocean king prawns, bread rolls and an assortment of chilled beer, wine and soft drinks, served under a river side marquee.
This seasonal whale watching tour takes you aboard a 24-passenger sailing catamaran from Hervey Bay to Platypus Bay at Frasier Island. An immersive platform lets you observe a humpback whale underwater while you listen to sound waves by hydrophone. Morning and afternoon tea are served along with a buffet lunch and beverage during the full-day tour.After hotel pickup in the morning, board the Blue Dolphin, a 38-foot (11.6-meter) eco-friendly catamaran departing Great Sandy Straits Marina at Hervey Bay. This modern and luxurious sailing vessel is well-appointed with plenty of shaded seating areas and wide, flat decks — perfectly suited for up to 24 passengers.
Departing from Brisbane, the Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise with Whale Watching 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, get the chance to see these gentle giants in their natural environment. Lunch is served on board the 3 hour cruise. Then, enjoy the afternoon at Tangalooma Island Resort followed by the Dolphin Viewing Experience at dusk. From the vantage point of the jetty you can witness the arrival of the wild dolphins in their natural habitat. With presentations from the resident marine experts, what better way to cap off a jam-packed day!Day pass to Tangalooma Island Resort is included.