27 Sep 2015
September 27, 2015

What if I can’t swim on the snorkeling tours?

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Whitehaven Xpress

Don’t worry if you don’t want to snorkel or can’t swim as you are welcome to relax on the boat whilst everyone else snorkels.

If you are concerned that you are not a good swimmer, all the boats have life vests on board and I recommend that you use them to assist your flotation. They also usually carry ‘foam noodles’ and these are also good flotation devices to tuck under your arms and lay your body on top.

If you choose ‘Whitehaven Xpress’ or the ‘Whitehaven Beach / Langford Reef/ Daydream Island tour’, both these boats have a glass bottom boat so you can still enjoy the day tour to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the snorkel stop.

The Great Barrier Reef tour has the semi submersible and the underwater viewing area as well as the life vests and noodles.

All the staff on board the boats will be watching out for your safety so communicate with them and let them know your concerns. They will assist you to ensure your day is enjoyable!

Call us at Airlie Beach Online and we are more than happy to direct you to the tour of your choice to ensure that you feel comfortable with your selection. It is never easy to select a tour from abroad without lots of research and that takes time. Call: International +61 7 4946 6222, Within Australia 07 4946 6222 or email; bookings@airliebeachonline.com.au and detail your question on what you want to see and do and the experience of the people in the group.