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Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6848
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Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...

Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. There are two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights, and each Ocean Rafting day includes an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach, and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience.The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. The vessels were originally designed and built as rescue crafts and are driven by 450hp engines. 70% of the vessel is shaded, providing comfort from the tropical sun. Small groups allow guests to experience tropical paradise away from the crowds.Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service, from the courtesy bus pick up in the morning to snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Jess, kyla, macey and Ben

Was one of the best experiences ever, saw so much wildlife and amazing scenery. Had a fun laid back atmosphere and adrenalin pumping thrills on the boat. Big thanks to the best... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Was one of the best experiences ever, saw so much wildlife and amazing scenery. Had a fun laid back atmosphere and adrenalin pumping thrills on the boat. Big thanks to the best guides DJ and Sam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Awesome day with great hosts, very knowledgeable about the area. Ran timing to a tee, lunch was great and had drinks of all kinds available throughout the day. Will be doing this again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This trip was amazing! Even though I was hungover in the morning, this completely cured me! The crew and us all had a good laugh about it and made me feel a lot better. Whitehaven beach was absolutely gorgeous and so glad we were given so much time to spend there with surprisingly very little people. Perfect! And to finish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience on jamming with sam aka borris and dj. Very knowledgeable and helpful on all aspect of the trip. Cheers guys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The crew, the site, the creatures, the atmosphere was all perfect! i loved it so much i did it twice. great job ocean rafting :) i'll be back again another day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing tour of the reefs! You get a full day tour including beach time at Whitehaven Beach, a bush walk and 2 different snorkeling experiences! I couldn't have asked for more :) Keith and Brooke were amazing tour guides and so much fun. They were easy to get along with, knowledgable and keen to have a good time! I highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thankyou to all the crew and staff at ocean rafting who gave my family a wonderful experience of the Whitsundays. My 4yr old had the "best day ever". Highly recommend for family right down to our captain Ivan's extra care when navigating through choppy waters. Once again thank you and to anyone unsure about which cruise to to partake in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a lot of fun, the crew was very nice! This is a great option if you don't have many days or money to visit Whitsundays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're going to book a day trip to do some snorkelling and see Whitehaven and are wondering which company to go with, stop wondering! Ocean Rafting win hands down! We had an amazing and fun day out on "Thrilla" with Jason and Brodie! The guys are entertainers and professionals at what they do. We booked the morning tour and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ever since arriving in Australia two years ago my girlfriend has not stopped talking about the Whitsundays. Its fair to say that expectations were high. We travelled on Jammin' with Matt and Tim. Matt's commentary was hilarious, (a true lad) and we felt looked after all day. We saw dolphins, two kinds of turtle, the stunning Whitehaven beach and of... More 

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