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Ocean Rafting

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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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Description: 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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Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach

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To be honest, when we saw the flyer and the cheap price, we thought the cruise would be an average trip on an old fast boat ; just going fast on the water with music out loud and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

To be honest, when we saw the flyer and the cheap price, we thought the cruise would be an average trip on an old fast boat ; just going fast on the water with music out loud and that's it. But the YHA backpack we are staying in recommended them. So we booked the northern cruise with extra lunch. We... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It was a great day! The speed rafting boat was really fun and the snorkelling amazing. Whitehaven beach si beautiful. The crew was great too. Thank you Jen for your smile!

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

An awesome day with knowledgable information. The places we visited were so worth it and such a unique experience.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had such a fabulous time! Highly recommend and we will be back again next yr! Great for all ages!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Must admit I did have reservations as to how I would go on a fast boat as I always suffer sea sickness. I was pleasantly surprised not one little bit of sickness. The staff where so very friendly and curtious one lovely guy even gave up his jacket for me. The lunch that was supplied was very fresh and delicious,... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My boat start from 9:00 a.m. on Aug 21st is great,at the same time, my mom's boat isn't treat them good,they cheated mom can just speak basic English!!!!!!! When driving the ship is extremely cold,mom is 50-year-old woman,who asked the staff for the coat,but they prevent they can't understand.In the other hand,they give coats others who can speak English.What's happen... More 

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Brisbane, QLD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Dylan and Will were great hosts on this trip. Had a great experience. A full day out with lunch, snorkelling and a bush walk. We all thoroughly enjoyed this,

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Ocean Rafting was recommended to me by a friend who used to live in Airlie Beach. All I can say is that I'm glad I took her advice!. My friend and I were on board "Thriller" with Shannon and Jason as our guides who were great. We decided on the Southern Lights tour as it allowed for more beach time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was by far the best trip I've ever done (North trip). The way the day is scheduled with the two snorkel trips in the morning and a beautiful walk up to the inlet, followed by a gorgeous lunch buffet and time to take in the surroundings at Whitehaven was perfect. I also liked how relaxed it was and that... More 

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Kassel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Had a really fun day with the Ocean Rafting team. The boat trip itself was a highlight, we had so much fun! Food was good and group size was not too big. Good value for money.

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