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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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A great day out!

We chose ocean rafting as we wanted something different, a good price and to see the hill inlet lookout and were not disappointed! The boat is great fun and so the journey is just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We chose ocean rafting as we wanted something different, a good price and to see the hill inlet lookout and were not disappointed! The boat is great fun and so the journey is just as fun as the places you go. I also think it is not worth doing a day trip which doesn't go to the hill inlet lookout... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Was really nice. We saw a lot. The staff was nice and funny. The food was good. I highly recommend it.

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Lae, Papua New Guinea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The early morning started with an adventure, on the sea, by boat, to a quite place to do some snorkeling. The fish where in abundance and the reef was an awesome site. This was followed by another short boat adventure, to Whitsundays island, where we stopped for a short hike and an informative talk, given by the boat guides, This,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We did the Northern Exposure trip which was fantastic, it was just the right length time wise and the perfect mix of boat, walking, beach and snorkelling. Sam was our eco host and she was great, very knowledgeable and informative and Sarah the skipper made sure that we had a good time on the boat. Everything even down to the... More 

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Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I went ocean rafting on Sunday. From the very start it was good. Brooke picked me up from my hostel and was very helpful and a entertaining start to the day. All the ladies at check in were relaxed and made the check in smooth and easy. On the boat Thrilla was the ride of a lifetime. The host Sam... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

That was amazing to do thatand the flight... even with the rain... all the team is great the food very nice and the activities perfect. Miss a stop on whitehaven beach north under the inlet lookout (and the sun) to be perfect (just add some fruit in the esky fir next time! 😜)

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef and walking Whitsunday Island with Ocean Rafting! Would do it again in a heartbeat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely Highly recommend this trip. There were 6 of us that did the tour, two of those are our children 12 & 14 who also absolutely had a blast. Crew were awesome so very helpful and WILL well he is a Legend. He made our day. Food was excellent worthwhile paying the $15 save having to carry food on board.... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A great day. Lots of fun. If you don't have a lot of time in Airlie Beach and want to get a taste of the area then this is a great way to do it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Very good moment, All day was good. The team was very sympathic ans explain just The snorkelling alone and other group in same moment so a lot people. But very good day. I recommand it.

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