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Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Chill and Grill provided by Cruise Whitsundays

Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Chill and Grill

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 17/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Chill and Grill
We are ready to welcome you back to travel with confidence. Our JourneySafe COVID safety protocols means that we have implemented enhanced procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic so that you can travel with peace of mind.
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Updated 17/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The pristine Whitsunday Islands—known for their relaxing white sand beaches and untouched natural beauty—are a place where you don’t want to experience trip-planning stress. On this Whitehaven Beach cruise, all the details are all taken care of, including a hike to Solway Circuit Lookout, Chance Bay, and Hill Inlet. A mix of guided walks and free time combines the best elements of an organized and self-guided tour.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 3 starting options
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  • 1
    Cruise Whitsundays
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Whitehaven Beach
    Stop: 6 hours
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  • 3
    Hill Inlet
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Airlie Beach
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Stress-free trip to Whitehaven Beach with tea-time cruise and hikes
  • Enjoy a mix of guided activities and free time
  • Hike to hard-to-find lookout points and spend ample time relaxing
  • Lunch, afternoon tea, and round-trip hotel transfers are included
What to Expect
Following pickup from your hotel in Hamilton Island or Port Airlie, travel to Whitehaven Beach for a few hours of free time. Once there, your guide sets up beach tents, games, and a picnic lunch to be enjoyed at your leisure. Take a guided tour to Hill Inlet for a gentle walk to a lookout point. Here, take in panoramic views of the archipelago and learn about the area’s history. Then, back at Whitehaven Beach, set off on a moderate 4.5-mile (7-kilometer) hike along a nature trail that leads to Solway Circuit Lookout and Chance Bay. At the end of your tour, enjoy afternoon tea on a relaxing cruise around the Whitsundays. The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia Daydream Island, Whitsundays QLD 4802, Australia Hamilton Island, Whitsundays QLD, Australia
Duration
11h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Picnic lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Protective stinger suits
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snorkeling equipment
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Due to the length of this cruise and the activities this cruise is unsuitable for infants.
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Sophie wrote a review Mar 2021
18 contributions2 helpful votes
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Worth every cent! My husband and I went out for full day and we received the VIP treatment from Cherene and the crew. The hill inlet walking track is not difficult and worth the amazing views. It really does look like the brochures. Lunch was amazing (and huge) and we spent the
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Juliana Casagranda wrote a review Feb 2021
Melbourne, Australia9 contributions2 helpful votes
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This was incredible to say the least. You cannot go past this full day tour or you’d be crazy! We had an amazing time with cruise Whitsundays. Our main guide was Sherene, when we landed on Whitehaven they took us on a private boat the the southern end of Whitehaven Island, where
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Sean C wrote a review Jan 2021
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I honestly can't think of any reason not to do this tour, myself and my partner did the full day 'Chill & Grill' on what could be described as a picture-perfect day (last Thursday). Not only was Whitehaven beach just as amazing and breathtaking as it sounds (and looks), but the
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Chill and Grill
Responded 21 Jan 2021
Hi seanylee93, thank you for your amazing review. We are so glad to hear that you have a great time on Whitehaven Beach with us. I will pass on your compliment to our operations team. Hopefully we will see you very soon :)
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Tina White wrote a review Jan 2021
7 contributions
Yesterday we travelled to Whitehaven beach for snorkelling and tour on the Camira. You can’t miss it, it is the big purple boat. I have never a experienced such an amazing day. The staff were beautiful, the food was restaurant quality and abundant and there was an unlimited
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Chill and Grill
Responded 13 Jan 2021
Thankyou for the great review Tinalouise22! Easily one of the best tours to see the Whitsundays! Glad that we could make your experience memorable! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Cruise Whitsundays
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Ellie C wrote a review Dec 2020
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This is without a doubt the best thing I’ve done during my time here in Australia! Our guide (Cherene I think it was) was absolutely amazing! So friendly, so knowledgeable and you could tell that she loves her job! The views were incredible, an amazing bbq on the beach and a lot
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Date of experience: December 2020
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morganhP8735OV
morganhP8735OV
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Awesome location - tour overall could use more though.
Food provided is ok, catered to a lot of people. Instructions were given on how to 'snorkel' but otherwise no other
TraceAceb
TraceAceb
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Waste of money
The only part of this trip worth the money is the Guided snorkelling for which you have to fork out extra cash. Un
560armink
560armink
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Mass-prossessing tourism at its worst.
Unfortunately, we found another way to spoil an otherwise perfect holiday experience. We were on the Express Cruise
georgia_ea0
georgia_ea0
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A lovely day out on the Whitsundays with an awesome Crew!
Cruise Whitsundays provided a wonderful tour of Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island. A beautiful lunch provided at
robertcO2908FA
robertcO2908FA
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Awesome day out
We went out on this last minute with our 10 year old son. Everything was amazing, we got great weather and the boa
SueM705
SueM705
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Best experience
Highly recommend the reef suite experience to everyone. From the moment we checked in we were treated like VIPs.
Baiailing
Baiailing
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Great Destination, Poor Journey
Our experience was mixed. While Whitehaven Beach spectacularly lived up to expectations and we felt privileged to s
chrishO5071EU
chrishO5071EU
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Great day out
We had a great day on the Camira. Crew were very helpful friendly and fun The food and service was amazing and the
butterick99
butterick99
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Fun in the.............Rain/Sun/Wind
My wife and I wanted to do a boat trip but we wanted something that wasn’t going to be too full on and which the fo
robandwendynelson
robandwendynelson
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Whitsundays sailing on Camira
Not great weather but it didn’t matter - the catamaran handled beautifully and the skipper and crew were terrific,
nickywenthere
nickywenthere
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Absolutely Incredible, MUST DO!!!
Absolutely incredible experience. I don't know how but it actually exceeded my expectations. You really can't put i
danielwF4534CX
danielwF4534CX
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Wait until Covid is 100% over before booking with this company.
Terrible experience. Don’t travel until Covid is over with these guys. We were kicked off the Pontoon, and sent bac
Prue B
Prue B
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Good day on the reef
We did a trip out to the pontoon. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Boat is well maintained and it was
lynetteg714
lynetteg714
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Amazing Reef Sleep
Wonderful experience. Only 14 of us out on the Pontoon after 4pm when the day trippers leave. Amazing chef cooked
steedy2304
steedy2304
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Camira was amazing
Just want to give a shout out to the team on Camira Clay, Paula, Trev, Zac and of course the skipper Jiggo thanks f
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