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Ocean Rafting

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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$108*
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Ranked #6 of 67 Activities in Airlie Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I would like to thank all the staff at Ocean Rafting for another wonderful day in the Whitsundays. This is our second tour now. We have done both the Northern and Southern day trips, We are family of 9 ranging in age from 7 to 65 and instead of buying presents for everybody at Christmas we have a family day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic day with these guys! Entire crew was incredibly friendly and funny! Got to see everything and just the right amount of time at each stop. A must do when in Airlie Beach!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Whether you are by your self or part of a group Ocean Rafting is excellent. We go as a family group (ages 7 to 65) and are never disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great time with ocean rafting. The staff was fun, the spots were impressive. So was the food. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

One of the best excursions I have ever been on in my life! You get 2 snorkel opportunities at fantastic locations and a pristine tour of Whitehaven beach including hill inlet. The tour was great and the company provides everything you need including stinger suits, snorkel gear, etc. This is a really laid back and friendly tour and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We had done Ocean Rafting ten years ago. Now that I am older, more achy and not much of a thrill seeker I wondered how I would manage. But I knew it was one of the few ways I had of experiencing Whitehaven Beach and stunning views from Hill Inlet lookout. And the weather was too nice not to go.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

we had such a great time during our Christmas vacation. Staff are amazing, funny, friendly, helpful. Will is a great guy..........we had lot of fun. Highly recommended!!!!

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This day trip is excellent value and thoroughly recommended, we had a tour operator Will who was so knowledgeable on the history of the Whitsundays and more both him and the boat operator were funny and made the day really special.

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Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I went on the thrilla ocean rafting adventure on Tuesday and it was an amazing day! The relaxed environment of the staff made for good vibes all around, everyone was very willing to help and super friendly. Lunch on Whitehaven beach was magical and the views from the lookout point were just absolutely indescribable. We hit some awesome waves on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Staff funny and friendly. Stingers suits and snorkel gear good. North route - snorkelling at mackerel bay was super. First snorkel site not a lot to see. Buffet lunch good but didn't include a drink without having to pay extra. Would have been better if the trip price was more inclusive as the whole day it was extra for this... More 

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