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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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A Perfect day on the whitsundays

Thank you to Jill and the boys for making our day out so special 17 June 2015. From booking to landing back at the harbour the whole experience was just fantastic, so well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Rosebud, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Thank you to Jill and the boys for making our day out so special 17 June 2015. From booking to landing back at the harbour the whole experience was just fantastic, so well organized, informative, happy, 3 very caring professional young crew who seem to love their job and can cook a great b.b.q. I can not recommend this locally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A fantastic full day boat trip in the Whitsundays - I highly recommend! Excellent customer service from a friendly and professional crew all day long. Clear and helpful explanation of the snorkelling equipment, and options given for every level of ability and confidence. Informative talk from Evan about the marine biology at our snorkelling site. Superb beach bbq lunch with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Went on Whitehaven express yesterday, staff were extremely helpful and funny. They told us interesting facts about the area. First stop was the hill inlet lookout, it was really nice to take photos, but they rushed us a bit and it was a bit crowded. Then it was off to Whitehaven beach, we got time to chill out on the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We booked our tour on 27 May. We were greeted by the very funny and chatty Wayne who kept us entertained for the whole day with his antics. Evan seemed more sensible but was a lot of fun and Pete was the captain with a joke or two. We arrived at Hill Inlet and was ferried across in a dingy,... More 

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Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This tour was just amazing. Shane and his team were friendly and the food was beautiful. We got to snorkel with a turtle and the boat even slowed down so we could see the first sighting in June 2015 of a whale. We had a seven month old baby and they were more than helpful and accommodating. I would go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had a fantastic day out, not just a beach trip!! The stop for snorkelling felt safe and fun, thanks to Wayne and the crew. Enjoyed the B.B.Q, and walking on the sands of Whitehaven was wonderful. We still had enough energy for the walk up Hill Inlet for the fabulous view. A great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

'This is the best day of my life,' a French tourist said during the BBQ put on by Whitehaven Xpress boys Dan, Wayne and Peter at idyllic Whitehaven Beach. We agreed that it was certainly right up there for us too. The boat ride out, short trek to the lookout for a view of Whitehaven Beach, cruise along the majestic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I had the most wonderful day today. The trip was well planned, food was delicious and the crew were very professional as well as fun and personal. I highly recommend Whitehavenxpress Xpress over the big companies that just see you as a number.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Thanks to the crew on Xpress,we had a great day.As have lived in the Whitsundays most of my life and have been on alot of boat tours,i highly recommend this day out.Relaxing,great b.b.q. friendly crew.Just what i needed.Thanks for the fishing chats Wayne. Trace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We enjoyed our full day of adventure exploring first Hill Inlet and then Whitehaven Beach where we had an Aussie BBQ. While there was lots of time on the beach, being uncertain when the BBQ was going to be ready, limited our ability to explore too far. We then went snorkelling at a nearby reef. While enjoyable, it was hard... More 

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Address: 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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