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Whitehaven Beach Picnic Adventure

Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
+61 1800 454 777
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Beautiful day, what a perfect birthday.

We booked with Hamilton Air, and flew out to Hardy reef for snorkelling and then flew out over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig T
Byron Bay, Australia
Such a beautiful place

Following Tropical Cyclone Debbie there have incorrect rumours that Whitehaven was permanently... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Airlie Beach, Australia
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Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
+61 1800 454 777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked with Hamilton Air, and flew out to Hardy reef for snorkelling and then flew out over Heart Reef and all the other reefs. Darcy our pilot was so good, he had so information about all the islands. Darcy then flew to White haven...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Following Tropical Cyclone Debbie there have incorrect rumours that Whitehaven was permanently trashed. There is certainly a lot of tree debris along the shoreline but the authorities have started the long task of cleaning it up. Some of the trees affected by the salt water...More

1  Thank croftonMelbourne
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

What a beach!!! You have to see it. We got to be there just a few days before cyclone Debbie arrived. The boat dropped us off and we stayed for about 2 hours. The sand is white and very fine. The water was warm and...More

Thank Susanne173
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Basically for your £80 a head you get a 30 min ferry to the beach and a buffet lunch worth about $15Aus. No commentary and no visit to the St Marys Bay with view of the spectacular estuary at one end of Whitehaven Beach. You...More

Thank Paul113
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Obviously, the beach is amazing going on for miles! The problem is that the weather was awful as it was heavy rain & the sea full of stingers which we chose not tempt! I'm sure that we'd have enjoyed it more on a sunnier day,...More

Thank BruceYork
Reviewed 30 March 2017

An amazing beach but felt like a desert island!! We were dropped off without being told there were no toilets and we were left for 2 hours!!! There was nowhere to have a cup of tea either!!

Thank elainehay
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Whitehaven Xpress Beach BBQ goes above and beyond Xcelllent ! First was the friendly informative long distance phone call. On the day collected at our hotel on time by a joyful minibus driver; welcomed at the wharf by cruisey crew members and jovial owners, cracking...More

Thank Mahullah B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Was amazing. Only downside was the marine stinger season and had to wear stinger suits. No shops on the island which kept it pristine, so take ur own water and food and remove your rubbish as well..

Thank travelbug1959
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I booked the half day Whitehaven Picnic through Hamilton Island Tour desk. The spot is gorgeous with beautiful blue/green waters although swimming in these waters is at your own risk because of the Irukandji. They did offer suit suits to wear. The picnic lunch was...More

Thank possum23
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Awesome staff on board the vessel, plenty of time to relax and enjoy Whitehaven beach and Hamilton Island on the way back, and a delicious picnic lunch =)

Thank katerobo01
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John C
We are on a cruise ship in October and looking to do something outside of the usual cruise tours. Do you cater for cruise ships (pick up and drop off within the designated times required by the cruise?)
25 August 2016|
Response from winmac01 | Reviewed this property |
it can be done but you will have to plan your day well the ferry has a web site and all details of packages do the morning one I think it ends at 4pm plenty of providers in town who will organise pickup and drop off though... More