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Address: Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4946 1585
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Description: Offers a full day cruise around the Whitsunday islands, taking in the...
Offers a full day cruise around the Whitsunday islands, taking in the fantastic sights of Hill Inlet lookout, Whitehaven beach and a snorkel location Mantaray bay. Our 15 mtr fibreglass mono hull ”Whitehaven Xpress”, departs daily at 9 a.m. from Abel Point Marina. Our trip is unique to the region, offering an all Australian experience.Whitehaven Xpress is a cruise with a difference, it is family operated with Terry, Jill, Dan, and Shane providing a unique personal service for visitors to the Whitsundays Islands, with three relaxing destinations.Bushwalk at Hill Inlet Just a short walk to Hill Inlet Scenic Lookout for outstanding views of the inlet and Whitehaven Beach... be sure to take your camera. Whitehaven Beach BBQ Whilst spending the most amount of time on the beach, we provide you with a fabulous Aussie beach BBQ including steak, sausages, chilli burgers salad and tropical fruits. (Vegetarians are catered for on request) The BBQ is prepared for your enjoyment under the shade of the trees while utilising the picnic tables provided. Share your dining experience amongst the wildlife including goannas and birdlife!Snorkel or Glass Bottom Boat Viewing at Mantaray Bay Swim or snorkel over spectacular coral and tropical fish. We have snorkelling tuition for the inexperienced. If you don't want to get wet be sure to try our glass bottom boat, our guide will show you the mystical world of abundant marine life. Be sure to bring your underwater camera!All snorkel equipment and floatation devices are provided. On our homeward journey a platter of cheese and biscuits is served. On arrival at Abel Point Marina our courtesy bus returns you to your accommodation.
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Best tour experience in all my Australia vacation

I spend a fabulous day with fabulous people at Whitehaven Xpress. The pick-up was perfect and so was all the service on board. The crew seemed super happy all day and had a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I spend a fabulous day with fabulous people at Whitehaven Xpress. The pick-up was perfect and so was all the service on board. The crew seemed super happy all day and had a lot of interesting information to share. The tour set-up with the three stop (walk to view point, Whitehaven beach, snorkeling) is perfectly designed. The only point I... More 

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Rye, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

From pick-up at our accomodation and return afterwards to everything that was advertised, was delivered in full by friendly crew and then some. We had a fun day spent with lovely people, young singles, families with small children up to seniors such as we are. There was plenty to see and do and the BBQ lunch on Whitehaven beach nicely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We spent a great day with the team at Whitehaven Express. The boat trip to the Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach and reef snorkelling was well organised and comfortable. Staff were friendly and served a great bbq lunch. We had 3 whale sightings on a action packed day. Thanks Whitehaven Express.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had an excellent day out with snorkelling or viewing the coral with the glass bottom boat, a BBQ on Whitehaven Beach and a walk up to the top of Hill Inlet. I was shocked some other people from another group had left their rubbish on the most beautiful pristine beach, so I was happy our crew offered to remove... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Dear Philippe Q Thank you for your review. The removal of someone else's rubbish by our crew is fantastic, and I am sure all tourism operators would have done the same. The waterways are considered our backyard, however the need to remove waste is certainly there I have to admit which is sad. Thank you once again for your comments.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great day with a wonderful crew looking out for everyone, making sure we all had a great experience. We spotted whales and turtles, had good snorkelling and a nice lunch at the beautiful Whitehaven beach. The four kids (aged 8-16) all said it was the best tour they had done whilst at The Whitsundays! Definitely a highlight of our week!

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Dear Bente H Thank you for your review. It seems that Turtles and Whales are a common theme at the moment. As we hit August it will become almost a daily occurrence which is absolutely wonderful for our guests. It is a pleasure that your family has rated us their "Hi-light of the Week". Thank, regards, Shane More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Well Done!! What a great travel company. this is a family run very friendly business. We were picked up from our hotel and dropped back at the end of the day. Nothing was too much trouble. The staff were very friendly with great sense of humor. We had the BBQ lunch on Whitehaven. The food was so much better than... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Dear Beth G Thank you for your Trip-advise. We note you make many TA contributions, so we are very grateful you traveled with us and reviewed us also. The lighter side of life is what we are all about - as you have mentioned. Thank you again and regards, Shane More 

Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had an excellent day with the boys Dan,Pete and Evan Thoroughly recommend this trip, the beautiful day weather wise Really helped, great trip in a great place, we will return. ' The grey nomads from Mandurah'

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The perfect whitsundays tour! First of all, they pick you up from the place you stay in the morning and back at night time (no rush to find a parking spot). Then the boat crew was just amazing! 3 friendly and professional men, always here to answer to all of your questions, to make you feel safe. We did a... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Dear Frenchie family Bonjour and Sava? We thank you for your Trip-advise, thank you for the amazing pictures you displayed and wish you luck with that aussie beanie! Thank you once again for the Review Title, Regards, Shane PS - please let me use some of those pictures More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a great day on this trip, yes a downer was the rough seas but were given tablets on arrival and happy to say they worked for everyone. You sure get your moneys worth and the guys were great, keep us all happy and informed, and lunch was enjoyable. You had plenty of time at beach over lunch, and... More 

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Staff were great, constantly cracking jokes and made everyone feel very welcome. I broke my googles whilst out snorkelling and a member of crew whizzed back to the boat and brought me out some new googles so I didn't have to go back myself! Was a bit disappointed with what I saw whilst snorkelling but appreciate this has nothing to... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Our crew are awesome and you can see they really enjoy their jobs and roles as ambassadors for the Whitsundays. We make a great deal of effort to give a food experience as well so we are chuffed to read your comments. Once again thanks for taking the time to review us. More 

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Address: Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4946 1585
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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