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Cruise Whitsundays

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24 The Cove Rd | Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4846 7000
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$401.78*
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2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience
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$197.27*
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
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$79.71*
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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Award winning 'Cruise Whitsundays' is the Whitsundays largest and most experienced marine tourism operator offering a range of day cruises and Island Resort connections. Cruises visit the Great Barrier Reef (Reefworld and Knuckle Reef pontoons), Whitehaven Beach and island resorts on Hamilton Island and Daydream Island. The multi-award winning Great Barrier Reefsleep overnight experience is Australia's most unique accommodation. 'Resort Connections' provide services between island resorts and the Whitsunday Coast and connecting the region's airports arrivals and departures. There are also tailor-made activities for the conference, incentive and Weddings market.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hamilton island” (494 reviews)
“reef world” (97 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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24 The Cove Rd | Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I was a bit worried going to the outer reef pontoon thinking it was going to be too busy. I was very pleasantly surprised. From the moment we got picked up from our villa the staff were lovely. There were 30+ staff on the boat....More

Thank Angelalala49
Reviewed November 17, 2016

The day trip out to the reef is incredible! Staff are attentive and friendly, the boat is clean and spacious and the food was delicious! Scuba and snorkelling equipment was clean and new. The whole experience was fantastic- make sure to re-apply sunscreen often if...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Whitehaven beach was named one of the best beaches on earth so it is definitely worth the visit. We took the Camira cruise to the Whitsundays islands. The ride to the islands is a bit bumpy and some people got seasick so please take medicine...More

Thank Timmy T
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We done the reef sleep which was amazing! Got the boat out from airlie beach which took around 3 hours. The staff where very helpful. We stayed after the boat left which what's complete bliss! 200 people left the pontoon leaving just 11 of us...More

Thank Kyle M
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Thanks so much for your review, it makes us very proud to hear such positive reviews about our staff and how attentive they are. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your trip so much! - Danielle

Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Used the ferry to get to Day Dream Island and Hamilton Island was a great trip. It's a cheaper option for people to see the surrounding areas

Thank Kellie R
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We did the Reef Adventure on the Plantoon. Takes about 3hrs to get there with a stop on Hamilton Island to bring on more passengers onto the ship. During the ride to the reef you get s lot of information, briefings and infos on what...More

Thank Zahnilori
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. It's great to hear that you had such a wonderful day! - Danielle

Reviewed November 13, 2016

My husband and I recently returned from a cruise around Australia and this was one of the many shore excursions offered by the cruise line. The main reason we chose this particular cruise was it was one of the few that stopped near the Great...More

Thank BeachNut
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I'm sorry to hear that your expectations were not met with your sailing journey. Unfortunately it sounds as though you may not have chosen/been sold the best tour to tick off what you wanted to see...More

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We did the full day cruise to Whitehaven with Cruise Whitsundays and cannot fault a thing. The boat was comfy, the staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgable, and the location beautiful. They really do ensure you get the best out of the day, would love...More

Thank micheroo
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The minibus drivers who took us from Proserpine to Port of Airlie were absolutely lovely - especially Steve who drove really carefully because we informed him that I have post-traumatic stress from a recent bus crash & was very worried about the journey. As it...More

Thank Leanne K
Reviewed November 12, 2016

My husband and I went to knuckle reef for some snorkeling, 1st time for me so was a little nervous, husband is a qualified scuba instructor so he was all good....had the most wonderful time and Wanda the large fish WOW came right up close...More

Thank Ellie Michael F
CruiseWhitsundays, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Just a note for other travellers reading this review, in July 2016 we relocated the Knuckle Reef pontoon to Hardy Reef (where we also operate the Reefworld pontoon). Hardy Reef is slightly closer...More

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sushmii
December 31, 2017|
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Response from CruiseWhitsundays | Property representative |
Hi Sushmii, thanks for contacting us! An Introductory Dive on our Great Barrier Reef experience is $139 - we have quite a few exciting optional activities - all pricing & information is listed on our website and go to Great... More
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