Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island
1 Day Whitsunday Day tour
- Departs 7.15am the Port of Airlie,
- Returns 6pm or you have the option to take an earlier ferry from Hamilton Island if you wish to shorten your day.
- Lunch on Hamilton Island at Popeye’s
- Whitehaven Beach 1.5 hours
The day starts with a 60+ minutes cruise to Hamilton Island. You will travel past Daydream Island, the Molle Group and the beautiful waterways of the Whitsunday Islands.
Soak up the atmosphere with a stroll along Hamilton Island’s famous Front Street with its boutiques, galleries and cafes overlooking the luxury vessels at home in the Marina. A free shuttle bus on the island, will get you around the island to see all the sites and where others live and holiday in paradise. Lunch on Hamilton Island at Popeye’s.
From Hamilton Island, we cruise through the picturesque Solway Passage to Whitehaven Beach – a “must-see” in the Whitsundays. The crystal clear aqua waters and pristine white silica sand stretch for over seven kilometre. It is Mother Nature at her best – the most photographed beach in Australia and named “Queensland’s Most Beautiful Beach”. Join in the beach cricket, wander along the beach to your own secluded stretch, laze on the beach or cool off in the azure waters.
This tour does not stop at Hill Inlet lookout or offer snorkelling.
Option 1: Morning on Whitehaven Beach / afternoon Hamilton Island
Departs: 7.15am Returns: own choice of afternoon ferry service to Port of Airlie (last ferry 5.10pm)
Option 2: Morning on Hamilton Island / afternoon Whitehaven Beach – (this tour has less time on Hamilton Island than option 1 as departing at 8am)
Departs: 8am Returns: last ferry 5.10pm
Great for everyone and those who do not wish to snorkel
up to 200 passengers
- Lunch on Hamilton Island – Marina Tavern
- Sink into the fine silica sand at Whitehaven Beach
- Take your jewellery with you to polish on the silica sand
- Explore two islands. Cruise past many more.
What to Bring
- Beach Towel
- Money for extra purchases
- Light jacket for cooler weather
- Footwear for walking around Hamilton Island
"Great way to see both islands" by Bindy
Long day but a good way to see both islands in one day. This was suitable for me and my family members who did not wish to snorkel/swim for the whole day. Preferred to just enjoy the beach and then wonder around. Great pub lunch included
Prices below valid for travel from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2022
RRP – $189.00 per adult with Marina Tavern Lunch
RRP – $89.00 per child (4-14years)
RRP – $513.00 per Family (2ad/2ch)
Transfers from/to your accommodation will be charged at $14.50 per adult, $7.50 per child. This price is for one way or return, not each way.
The ferries are decked with comforts including air conditioning, plasma screens to provide information on the resorts and surrounding areas, a bar serving REAL coffee and a full range of drinks and snacks. Hmmm… decisions, do you have a cappuccino or a champagne?!