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Daydream Island: Half Day Whitsunday and Whitehaven Cruise

4.3 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Cruise Whitsundays

Daydream Island: Half Day Whitsunday and Whitehaven Cruise

Activity provider: Cruise Whitsundays

From US$ 83.99 per person

Glide through some of the Whitsundays' remote areas, beautiful bays and peaceful islands. You will later spend 1.5 to 2 hours at the dazzling southern end of Whitehaven Beach, one of the most breathtaking beaches in Australia.

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Duration 6 - 6.5 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Swim in crystal clear blue waters
  • Cruise to remote areas of the Whitsundays across azure waters
  • Visit Whitehaven beach, rated the most incredible beach in Australia
  • Choose from either a morning or afternoon departure
Full description
Cruise to Whitehaven Beach, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, on this 6-hour cruise. You will depart early in the morning on a high-speed vessel for a cruise through the Whitsunday Islands to be the first on the beach. Alternatively, you can choose to depart later in the day to enjoy a sunset cruise home. Morning tea will be served depending on the option selected. You will board your Whitehaven vessel for a scenic cruise to this magnificent beach. Your cruise vessel has expansive seating areas both inside and out, and your friendly skipper will provide an informative commentary on the history and natural wonders of the area. You will be free to sit back, breathe in the sea air, sip a wine or beer, and marvel at the 74 Island Wonders of the Whitsundays, starting with views of Passage Peak and the imposing Pentecost Island. The waters of Solway Passage will lead you to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, a definite "must see" in the Whitsundays. You can prepare to be dazzled by the breathtaking beauty and vivid white sand of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. This uninhabited island is one of Australia's true gems. Once there, you can choose to wander along the beach to your own secluded stretch, laze on the sand, or cool off in the azure waters. You'll spend 1.5 to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach, before making the beautiful journey back to Airlie Beach.
Includes
  • 6-hour cruise
  • Morning tea (if morning option selected)
  • Drinks and snacks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet at the top of the ferry jetty, Daydream Island, Whitsundays QLD 4802, Australia

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • Be sure to bring swimwear, a towel, protective clothing, a hat, sunscreen lotion, a light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days, a camera, and money or a credit card for optional purchases
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5

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The beach is gorgeous but pick your day. I wouldn’t bother personally in the rain. We were offered afternoon tea which was nice and unexpected as the brochures state morning tea only and we travelled on the afternoon session. You will spend 4 hours travelling and transferring and 2 on the beach itself so keep that in mind. The service offered photography which would have been great if the photographer took any of us? It was a lovely day with good drink options but has the potential to be better tour. It offered very little information on the islands and the reef which I was looking forward to

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June 21, 2022

I was a little disapointed with the itrrery which led me to believe I would visit Daydream and Hamilton Islands. In effect the visit to these islands was a taxi stop for passengers. I wonder if within the time constraints of a six hour experience you could allow a little more time on these islands. Otherwise the staff and Whitehaven were excellent.

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June 6, 2022

Great way to experience Whitehaven beach, in half a day. Well organized and on the beach itself, it was great to have access to a SUP, kids toys and a bar. Boat trip might seem a bit long but it is worth it, plus you see things along the way.

September 10, 2021

Product ID: 218370