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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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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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Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach

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Awsome day out on the water. Fun and fast way to see and do everything. From snorkeling on a reef to having lunch on Whitehaven beach to adventure walking with an unbelievable... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Awsome day out on the water. Fun and fast way to see and do everything. From snorkeling on a reef to having lunch on Whitehaven beach to adventure walking with an unbelievable view of the Whit Sundays. Spent the day with Thomas and Claudia who were loads of fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Went on the double deal, went to north and south islands, highly recommended to everyone, tour guides very knowledgeable about the reef and surrounding areas, beautiful areas to go scuba diving.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Ocean Rafting in Airlie Beach Thundertruck vessel, shouted August 26, 2016. The tour at sea was not lucky, cloudy and cold weather. As can be imagined from the name of the tour has a vocation adrenaline, with the driver who performs reckless maneuvers despite having on board 20 persons and two small children. On the way back, however, the captain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a really great day. The team was very professional and put a fun twist to everything. The snorkling spot were very well peaked and the beach and the return by but was just astonishing. Thanks to all for this great memorable day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great, fast, boating fun with views not to be beat. With two teenagers who easily get bored, I was looking to do something more than just a scenic ride to the Whitehaven beach. Though the weather turned out to be not so perfect, the fun ride made up for it. But it wasn't too uncomfortably bumpy either, so if you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have had an amazing day with Matty and Michael today. The rafting was fast, great tracks playing in the background and pointing out land marks with sense of humour and interesting info. We stopped at an excellent snorkelling spots and had a great time. The guides pointed out spots and helped people struggling and took photos of us both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Airlie Beach for our anniversary, and this was the funnest most thrilling thing we have ever done. I don't think I've ever seen a smile that big on his face. The skipper, dave maybe? was hilarious and so knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ocean rafting is such a unique and fun way to experience the Whitsundays! The tour guides are really approachable and make sure everyone has a great time. The food which was included was yummy, fresh and varied. The tour options are all great and go to some of the most beautiful destinations including Whitehaven Beach! Overall, great value for money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had trip booked for JetSki but due to weather it got cancelled and we were recommended by them to go with Ocean rafting if we wanted to do any activity in bad weather as well. To our surprise they were the only people operating in the bad weather. We were briefed that it will be rough ride due to weather... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

nice experience, but is very short time to view all things. The coral is very big with nice colours.

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