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Whitehaven Xpress

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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585
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Whitehaven Beach day tour from Airlie Beach 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 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, Captain Dan, and Captain Shane providing a unique personal service.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585

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Reviewed 3 days ago

All the tour was wonderful and the Crew very well prepared. The view from the top of the hill is astonishing. The pictures can not portray what my eyes witnessed.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The crew on this ship were epic had a great day met some cool people had a lovely barby and seen some of the most scenic beach's on earth all for a very reasonable price go with these guys if you want to see Whitsundays

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Last Wednesday I got my wish to spend the day on Whitehaven Beach - we chose Whitehaven Xpress and are so pleased we did - a family business always get priority from us - Jill picked us up on time, check in was simple as...More

1  Thank Surfbeachrobina
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went of this tour today with this awesome company, from pick up to drop off they were fantastic cant fault them in anyway. The crew were helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and funny. They cooked an awesome bbq lunch that was mouth watering. Highly recommend them to...More

2  Thank KelandMatt07
Reviewed 6 days ago

The perfect combination of bushwalking, snorkelling, swimming and feasting for our family of four. "It was cool" Clancy 11 years. The crew were great from pick up to drop off, the food was delicious and the wine and cheese on the way home was the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the trip on 11/10 and had an amazing day. The crew (Kevin, Shane, Ian etc) were really helpful and worked hard all day. They took us to a great spot for snorkelling where we saw fantastic coral. Lookout location was breathtaking. BBQ...More

1  Thank Vivienne E
Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Trust it was our tour you took! We do have a Shane - most memorable! Kevin - maybe you mean Nathan, Ian that would be Scott! haha, we do the BBQ so must be us, onya, and thank you for the 5 stars, Capt...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible staff, mainly the captain, very accommodating, energetic and helpful! The snorkelling site was great, and the reef was beautiful, even though you can still see the effects from the cyclone. This is the only tour that has a license to make a barbecue in...More

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for your review of our Whitehaven Beach BBQ point of difference. It's not so much we have a license to do it, its more the case that we are the only ones who go to such an effort to make it happen....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing day out with Whitehaven Xpress. The trip is planned well and not too long especially if you have young children. The staff were also very friendly.

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your review, we really appreciated it, cheers, capt shane

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, myself and two children (12&10) had a fantastic day onboard the boat. We were looked after, treated well through-out the day. The BBQ lunch was really nice, with lots of salad, bread, fruit and meat. They do cater for vegetarians but you must...More

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your review and we are very pleased you had a great day. perhaps you weren't present to see the "non australian" guests upstairs enjoying picture taking with the captain and pretending to drive the boat? The captain and crew make such a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only 5 minutes watching the marvellous views of the Whitsundays and then we went to Whitehaven to have lunch. The place were they took us to practice snorkel was really bad, with cloudy water. They charged us 8 dollars for using the special...More

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Shane M, Manager at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

sorry to hear your feedback of your experience. it is true the water is not always crystal clear, and it is true we hire stinger suits for only a few months of the year. we hire a winter suit for the colder months of the...More

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Giselle W
29 September 2017|
Response from Shane M | Property representative |
we provide snorkelling gear- masks & fins (plus floatation aids) as part of the tour. Stinger suits are an additional $8 however a rashy shirt is ok if you have one. Cheers, Shane
Giselle W
29 September 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes snorkelling gear is provided and you can wear a life jacket as well as holding onto a pool noodle for added floatation
Nercy P
8 April 2017|
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Response from Fififinn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have nothing to compare it to. I guess it's a medium sized vessel. It was full with apx. 50 passengers. That's just a guess though.