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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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We did the Southern Lights tour - two families (four adults and 4 kids aged 8 to 12). All of us had a great day. The guides (Tim & Willie) were both highly professional and made... read more

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

We did the Southern Lights tour - two families (four adults and 4 kids aged 8 to 12). All of us had a great day. The guides (Tim & Willie) were both highly professional and made the day informative and entertaining. Whitehaven Beach is simply breathtaking. We can thoroughly recommend the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My first time snorkelling was fantastic experience. The trip was great fun and it was very exciting going over the big waves on the way out to the islands. If you don't like fast boats and big waves this may not be the trip for you. The Whitsunday Island is stunning and the tour guide knew lots about the area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great way to see some of the Whitsunday islands, walk the soft white sands of White-haven beach, snorkel some of the great barrier reef, see colored fish and amazing coral's (its so cereal), experienced guides and marine biologists host and narrate the wonders of reef life. An excellent day out well worth the money, I'd do it again!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great day out on the "Wild Thing" today (29/6/15) with Captain Keith and sidekick Jess! They were down to earth, funny and lots of fun- nothing was too much trouble! We weren't sure if we were going to like this- but loved every second! Ages ranged from young to old (there were def a couple over 60... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Actually we weren't sure whether we'd like this. It seemed like a bit young forever us, but we had a great time. I can't recommend it enough. My wife wants to do it again! Tip: be brave sit on the sides of the boat. After a while everyone wants to! Ps did I mention we bumped into some wild dolphins.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had a wonderful day with these guys. Michael was awesome and looked after us so well. Great activities, great lunch, well organized, excellent service and top notch safety. Definitely recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Did trip on 16/6/15 fabulous trip. Guy in charge excellent. View from top of hill towards Whitehaven awesome. Backpackers on trip great help. Enjoyed lunch and cake. Would not hesitate in recommending this trip to others. I was on time watch as I was on a cruise but guy in charge was great with this and made sure we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The captain is helpful and kind! I like trip a lot! You guys are incredible! I couldn't swim but the captain and my dear friend encouraged me to have a try. When I was in the water, I held fast to the rail and just wouldn't let it go. The captain then came to help me. He grabbed my life... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was an experience of a lifetime, never been on anything like it! Was great to see the sea turtles and the snorkeling was unbelievable! Went on the Northern Exposure tour and did 2 snorkeling sites. It was absolutely amazing, would definitely recommend this to anyone! We were able to visit Whitehaven beach as well as Hill Inlet - both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Initially we looked for a way to travel and enjoy in the Whiteheaven Beach, then Camira and Ocean Rafting were the last choices we were considering. Since I want an exciting and unique experience apart from the normal group tour, we became the guests of Ocean Rafting.

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Address: Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 6848
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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