Ocean Rafting (Day Tour)
Ocean Rafting (Day Tour)
Ocean Rafting is one of only two company's allowed to park on Whitehaven Beach itself. There are two options- Northern Exposure is a better if you prefer snorkelling, as it includes two different snorkel destinations, with an hour or so on Whitehaven Beach, and a guided National Park walk to the lookout above Whitehaven. The Southern Lights option visits two different beaches on the Whitsundays, and one snorkel spot.
$155 ($170 with a buffet lunch included)
Multi award winning 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. Each Ocean Rafting day offers three days in one, including an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. Ocean Rafting offers the ultimate 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. 32 passengers at most allows for personal snorkelling lessons and the pleasure of a small group. A buffet style lunch is served at the beach with plenty of time to swim in the turquoise ocean or just relax on the silica white sand.
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 with snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.
The Ocean Rafting Double Deal package includes two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights, over two days. Each Ocean Rafting day offers three days in one, including 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.
Northern Exposure Tour:
Explore the restricted area of Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach. Join our guided walk to the stunning views at Hill Inlet lookout and visit several Hook Island snorkel sites.
Southern Lights Tour:
Visit the southern and northern ends of world famous Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy approximately two hours relaxing on the world famous white silica sand and enjoy a guided bushwalk to spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout. Snorkel the pristine reefs for over an hour at Border Island or Dumbell Island.