Whitsundays 1 Day Tours

1 Day Whitsundays Sailing Tours

Add a 25 minute scenic flight to any Whitsundays sailing tour for just $119!


Departure and Returning times will be confirmed at time of booking.

Book your discounted Whitsundays day tours here. Visit the beauty of the Whitsundays with passionate guides on beautiful yachts, sail boats, catamarans or speed boats and see the best of secluded beaches, rainforest, snorkelling with turtles, manta rays and so much more that you never thought possible. Discounted prices for Whitsundays 1 day tours help you save while giving you the most for your money!

All boats depart from Airlie Beach. Hamilton and Hayman Island both have airports, or Proserpine Airport is a short shuttle bus from Airlie Beach. Greyhound and Premier buses also have daily services to Airlie Beach along the east coast.

Derwent Hunter Whitsundays – 1 day

Eco-friendly tall ship adventures, Derwent Hunter day trip sailing, focusing on traditional sailing, snorkelling, beach exploration at two premier reef and island destinations (Langford Reef and Bali Hai). Low numbers, away from the crowds on one of the nicest sail boats in the Whitsundays.

Style: Large spacious decks, comfortable sailing experience within the sheltered waters of the Whitsunday Islands- great for first time sailors and those who prefer to spend their evening ashore. Eco-guided tour, learn about the Whitsunday wildlife, the islands and aboriginal history from the fun guides. View Ospreys, and numerous turtles who reside at the northern islands. Enjoy a non stop smorgasbord of sensational food- morning tea & cakes, buffet lunch and afternoon h’or dourves, all freshly prepared on board. Indulge in an afternoon beer or wine from the licensed bar as you sail back to Airlie Beach.

Price from: Adult $195, Student/Concession $165, Child $99 (4-15 years), Family 2a 2c $525, Family 2a 3c $525,
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Departs: 8:00am
Returns: 4:30pm
Whats Included: All meals, snorkelling equipment and a memorable sailing experience.
Licensed bar: Beer/wine $5, soft drinks/bottled water $2.50. Please bring cash for bar purchases.


Camira Whitsundays – 1 day

Experience the wonders of this full day excursion exploring magnificent Whitehaven Beach and the spectacular Whitsunday Islands National Park on-board Camira – one of the world’s fastest commercial sailing catamarans. Swimming, snorkelling, beautiful beaches and bays, an all you can eat BBQ lunch and the thrill of high performance sailing – put it altogether and you have an exceptional day out on the water!

This is a fully inclusive day cruise, you don’t need to reach for your wallet! All activities, morning and afternoon tea, a delicious barbecue lunch and all refreshments are included whilst on board. Camira is licensed to serve beer and wine from 11am. Not just a cruise but an awesome experience!

Style: Up to 4 hours swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing and exploring on the Whitsundays

Price from: Adults $199, Concession $179, Children $99 (4-14 years),  Family 2a 2c $536
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Departs: 8:00am
Returns: 5:45pm
Whats Included: Lunch, morning tea, snorkelling equipment, towels, afternoon tea.
Soft drink available for purchase.


Ocean Rafting – 1 day

Ocean Rafting visits the ‘Wild Side’ of the Whitsundays, offering exhilarating tours to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, pristine reef snorkelling and guided bush walks. The fast semi-rigid inflatable vessels allow guests to experience a fun ride amongst the beauty of the Whitsundays.

Option 1 – Northern Exposure:
The Northern Exposure eco adventure is a favourite amongst avid snorkellers because it includes two different snorkel destinations.  Not only that, but it includes a visit to the stunning beach at Hill Inlet, north end of Whitehaven Beach, and a guided National Park walk to the lookout above the silica sand of Whitehaven.  Explore the restricted area of beautiful Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach.

Option 2- Southern Exposure:
Visit both the northern and southern ends of world famous Whitehaven Beach and spend at least two hours relaxing on the white silica sand or exploring the 7km stretch of beach.  Walk to the Southern Whitehaven lookout with breathtaking views of Pentecost Island and the tropical waters of the Whitsundays, and join the guided walk to the stunning Hill Inlet lookout. Snorkel for over an hour at Border Island, Dumbell Island or one of our “secret” snorkel spots and enjoy the amazing hard and soft corals of the fringing reefs.

Style: Fast, fun, and seeing the best locations in a day!

Price from: $159 adults, $102 (12-14 years) children, $476 (2a, 2c) family
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Departs: 10:00am
Returns: 4:30pm
Whats Included: Choice of Northern Exposure or Southern Lights day tour Free Sun suit, reef taxes and all snorkelling equipment
$16 extra for buffet lunch, Soft drinks and snacks.


Illusions Whitsundays – 1 day

Discounted Illusions Whitsundays! Cruise, snorkel, scuba dive, boom-net, swim with the fish while they are being fed, or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.  On Illusions, the choice is yours. Illusions is fully licensed for your convenience, with beer, wine and spirits available at very reasonable prices, and is available for private functions and corporate charters.

Lunch is a variety of salads and chicken packed individually for hygiene!

Illusions has lots of shelter from the elements. Loads of space to lie down and sunbath. Plenty of seating for all. The vessel is easy to move around, making it ideal for all ages. We take infants through to pensioners.

Style: Blue Pearl Bay, the best diving and snorkelling in the Whitsundays, is on Hayman Island, in the northern part of the magnificent Whitsunday Islands on Queensland’s Central Coast.  Sail and relax with Illusions as you leave Abel Point Marina at Airlie Beach and cross the Whitsunday Passage to Hayman Island.

For those not wanting or unable to venture into the water, Illusions is equipped with Bathyscopes that allow you to see the coral and fish life from above water as you float over the bay in our dinghy.  Yes — everyone that goes out on Illusions gets to see the fish and coral.

Price from: Adults $165, Children $85 (4-14 years),  Infant $50, Family 2a 2c $440
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Departs: 7:20am
Courtesy bus for pick up and drop off from most accommodations in Airlie Beach
Returns: 3:45pm
Whats Included: Lunch, 2 hours snorkelling/diving, bathyscopes, free pick up from accommodation.
Introductory Dive $75, Certified Dive $70. 2 dives for certified divers available but weather and conditions dependent. The second dive is $50. Stinger Suits during stinger season $8. Alcohol, soft drinks and water available for sale.


Thundercat Whitsundays – 1 day

Thundercat offers an exhilarating ride around the Whitsunday Islands in comfort and style. This vessel has been designed and built for stability and speed. Included in the all-inclusive price is two snorkel stops, two beaches, walk up to the Hill Inlet Lookout and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.

A one day tour that heads to the best spots for snorkelling while still getting to do the Hill Inlet Bushwalk and Lookout and enjoy that which is Whitehaven Beach! See Hill Inlet Lookout at Whitehaven Beach, Bettys Beach, Mantaray Bay, Langford Sandbar.

Style: Fast, fun and all inclusive. This is the tour for those that want it all but are limited for time.

Price from: Adult$179, Child $139, Family $599
Contact us for package deals 07 4974 7557
Departs: 9:00am from Abel Point Marina
Returns: 5pm to Abel Point Marina
Whats Included: Free use of a 30 litres dry bag, Hill Inlet Lookout (swirling sand), 2 snorkels and 2 beaches,swim in crystal clear waters, snorkel fringing reefs,on board toilet,free pickup bus, amazing lunch and fresh snacks, ultimate comfort day out, beautiful natural surroundings, adventure of a lifetime, experienced fun crew, BYO Alcohol & drinks (no glass or redwine), stinger suits, levies, lunch, morning and afternoon tea, snorkel equipment.
Soft drinks and water can be purchased for $2.50 on the boat. BYO alcohol.


Cruise Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet – 1 day

Description: Indulge in the ultimate experience of Whitehaven Beach; from the northern end exploring spectacular Hill Inlet, to the southern, where you can swim, sunbathe and soak up the sun. At the southern end of Whitehaven beach you can swim, sunbathe and wallow in the crystal clear waters. A cruise up the length of the beach takes you to the northern end for exploring spectacular Hill Inlet and the breathtaking lookout. A convenient picnic lunch pack allows you to enjoy your lunch at leisure.

Style: Enjoy a leisurely cruise in our Whitehaven-based vessel, along the full length of Whitehaven, across Hill Inlet to a landing point. From here a guided walk following the path and history of the Whitsunday traditional owners, the Ngaro people, will lead you to the lookout and that picture postcard view!

Price from: Adults $229, Concession $206, Children $119 (4-14 years),  Family 2a 2c $626
Contact us for package deals 07 4974 7557
Departs: 7:00am*
Returns: 6:20pm*
Whats Included: Cruise the wonderful Whitsunday Islands, Up to 6 hours at Whitehaven Beach, Guided Hill Inlet walk, lookout and beaches, Informative commentary, Guided bushwalk to Solway Circuit Lookout & Chance Bay, Lunch for you to enjoy on the beach
Soft drink available for purchase.
The Whitehaven Beach Hill Inlet and Lookout cruise departs daily from Port of Airlie and Hamilton Island. Departure times may vary –  Changes may occur due to flight schedule changes and other factors.


Lady Enid Sailing Yacht – 1 day

Day Sails to Whitehaven Beach and a guided walk to Hill Inlet Snorkelling the island reefs. 72ft Australian Rare classic timber yacht.  Built as a gentleman’s racing yacht.

More Info
Lady Enid is available for group bookings and private charters, day and overnight. A certain level of mobility will be required to get in and out of the dingy for example

What’s included
Full day sailing, Bottled water all day, Toilets on board, Stinger/swimming suits
gourmet meals, Additional beverages can be purchased on board.

Departures / Pickups
Lady Enid Sails daily from 8.00am to 5.00pm. You will be pick up from your accommodation and transfered to Port of Airlie Marina to board Lady Enid.

LUXURY! Perfect for Honeymooners, small groups, weddings or that perfect day out. Your Crew will be at your service, a day on Lady Enid is about you, and what you choose to do.

Price from: $239
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When your booking has been paid for and finalised, a pre-paid voucher will be emailed to you. Prices subject to change at any time without notice (prior to payment being processed). Prices may not be valid for peak times. Departure and Returning times will be confirmed at time of booking.
Updated 11.10.2018 by l.b.