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Address: | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 1585
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Whitehaven Beach tours with Whitehaven Xpress.

A family operated full day...

Whitehaven Beach tours with Whitehaven Xpress.

A family operated full day trip with snorkeling, swimming, bush-walking and a Whitehaven Beach BBQ.

Whitehaven Xpress offers a full day tour from Airlie Beach, including a Hill Inlet lookout walk, Snorkel or Glass bottom boat viewing at Mantaray Bay and 2 hours on the Whitehaven Beach. Whilst spending the most amount of time on the actual Whitehaven Beach, we provide you with a fabulous Aussie beach BBQ including steak, sausages, chilli burgers, salads and tropical fruits. (Vegetarians are catered for on request) The BBQ is prepared for your enjoyment under the shade of the trees while utilising the National Parks picnic tables. On our homeward journey a platter of cheese and biscuits is served.

Departs daily at 9 am from Abell Point Marina and returns approx. 5pm with courtesy van pickup.

The daytrip is family operated with Terry, Jill, Dan, and Shane providing a unique personal service.

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Fantastic!

Had a wonderful day with Captain Dan and crew visiting the highlights of the Whitsundays. The amazing white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach where we enjoyed a delicious Aussie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful day with Captain Dan and crew visiting the highlights of the Whitsundays. The amazing white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach where we enjoyed a delicious Aussie BBQ with Goannas at our feet, and swam in the crystal clear aqua-blue waters. A delightful walk up the hill to the lookout over one of the most photographed vistas in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This cruise has everything you need to do a day trip to the whitsundays. The boat encompasses 3 stops (beach, walk and lookout, snorkeling) so you really can tick all the boxes. Staff were fun (I believe it's a family run business) and took great care of everyone. We had our 4 year old on the boat and they had... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic 8 hour day with leisurely stops with a great crew. Impressive BBQ lunch at the famous Whitehaven beach and the view from Hill Inlet lookout was worth the walk as it was amazing and the coral viewing at Luncheon Bay equally beautiful. Others enjoyed snorkeling over the coral. A very memorable day so thanks to all the crew and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We first used Whitehaven Xpress 6 years ago and this time we took the whole family including inlaws, uncle, aunt and kids under 8! The crew are awesome and down to earth, they are flexible and safe in their plans and best of all they are a family run business so you know their hearts are in showing the best... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Top marks to Captain Dan, Ed & Wayne for a great day out. Met promptly by the shuttle at the hotel, for transfer to the boat and processing. The weather was not the best but the crew made it enjoyable, including tea & biscuits during the transition of passages.The walk to the lookout over Whitehaven Beach was good, then off... More 

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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was such a great day, the employees are so friendly and helpful. It's a small family owned business so it's quite personal and small groups of about 40. The beaches and snorkelling are amazing. Great for young, older people and children - they seem to cater for everyone. Absolutely worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and professional crew; nicely planned day trip (plan changes according to tide and other conditions); enjoyed snorkelling while our 4 year old took the glass bottom boat; stunning view from inlet outlook (trail was easy, no problem for 4 year old); beautiful fine white sand beach and clear water (and not as bitter as usual sea water); had a... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. I look forward to another "perfect day trip" tomorrow! Thanks again and Cheers, Captain Shane More 

Jilliby, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day with the Whitehaven Xpress team visiting Mantaray Bay for snorkelling, Whaitehave Beach for a swim and a great BBQ lunch then off to Hill Inlet for a walk and a great view of the inlet and Whitehaven Beach. Crew was great and the size of the group was great

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Ahoy there Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are really happy to give a "Great Day Out" at Mantaray Bay, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach to our guests on board, thank you again, Captain Shane More 

Fingal, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't get much better than this. Our day out on the Whitehaven Xpress was nothing short of magical. We were lucky enough to encounter a mother and baby humpback, a green sea turtle and an 'endangered' dugong thanks to the sharp eyes of our captain Dan. The crew were very knowledgable and paid respect to inhabitants both in an... More 

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Ahoy BoneoMazeManager WOW! You had an extremely lucky day out with us to see first hand a Dugong. Thanks for the wonderful review and don't forget to send us some lovely pictures! Cheers, Captain Shane, near sighted brother of Captain Dan :-) More 

Greifswald, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing day with the guys from the Whitehaven Express. The crew was super-friendly and everything was well-organized. Whitehaven Beach was great and the snorkeling was also good fun. We did the tour with our little daughter (14 months) and she had a good time as well.

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Whitehavenxpress, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this review

Ahoy Mickey Great to hear so many good reviews from families. Ed and Wayne are worth their weight in gold! Thanks for your review, Cheers, Captain Shane More 

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