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Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...

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, and each Ocean Rafting day includes 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.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. The vessels were originally designed and built as rescue crafts and are driven by 450hp engines. 70% of the vessel is shaded, providing comfort from the tropical sun. Small groups allow guests to experience tropical paradise away from the crowds.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, from the courtesy bus pick up in the morning to snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Amazing day on the water

Went our last week and did the North trip. At the first stop, saw some turtles and got to swim with them. At the second spot, got to swim with 100s of fish. We then stopped at... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Went our last week and did the North trip. At the first stop, saw some turtles and got to swim with them. At the second spot, got to swim with 100s of fish. We then stopped at Whitehaven beach and hiked to the lookout. We decided to bring our own lunch which was fine. Overall, an amazing trip with long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Our tour guides Rossco and Toddy had great banter with some informative facts about our tour also. We had a great day. The boat was fun and wasnt expecting the speed this thing had. The snorkelling was out of the world, even managed to swim past a turtle. A day i will never forget.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the trip bearing in mind that one of our group suffered from sea sickness, they were completing fine and the whole journey is very quick. The day is well organised and fun. The lunch was very nice and there was plenty of it - a free soft drink would have been nice bearing in mind the price (other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really good day with Jess and Tom, you can tell they both love their job!! The boat was good but didn't see a lot of marine life at the 2 stops we went too. The visibility was poor, probably because of the rain overnight. We paid to include lunch on our trip and that was definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a better than expected choice (and I had high expectations). Keith and James were great. I was very impressed how James engaged all guests regardless of age, ethnicity etc. and made everyone feel very welcome. I was originally concerned that seasickness may be a concern but that was not an issue at all. The snorkeling was great, although... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to spend the day! The snorkelling sites were great, Whitehaven beach is just beautiful and the crew fabulous. Thanks to Thomas and Matt for a memorable day out in the Whitsundays! Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a fun day out.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ocean Rafting has given me the best adventure experience. Vessel that's speeding fast and gave us an exhilarating wild. It shown us those wild manoeuvre that made you scream but yet craving for more. The guides were so nice and funny. It's perfect for those who's looking for fun yet wild experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of 5. Three boys 16, 14, and 12. We were first a little apprehensive about the trip because of the jelly fish but it was not a concern. Defiantly get the stinger suits for protection. The boat ride was a blast, both snorkelling site were amazing. The beach was so beautiful. There was something for everyone.... More 

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Horsens, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day ran smoothly and everyone had a lot of fun. We saw the beautiful Whitehaven Beach, and we went snorkeling with a big sea turtle. The boat ride was such a blast! All in all an amazing day with fun and hip guides :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and this was my third time bringing friends and family out. Can't wait to take my set of visitors out with Ocean Rafting.

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