2 Day Whitsundays Rafting & Daintree Safari Combo

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Duration | 2 Days
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Enjoy an Ocean Rafting Whitsundays experience and an Ocean Safari Great Barrier Reef tour from the Daintree National Park at Cape Tribulation in Tropical North Queensland. Choose from one of Ocean Rafting’s two exciting Whitsunday tour options, the Northern Exposure or Southern Lights. The significant difference between the two tours is that the Northern Exposure offers more snorkelling time and the Southern Lights offers more beach time.

Inclusions:

OCEAN RAFTING:

  • Visit to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Guided National Park walks
  • Inner fringing coral reef snorkelling
  • Personalised snorkel instruction
  • Use of snorkel equipment and flotation devices
  • Reef and island naturalist talks
  • Courtesy bus transfers

OCEAN SAFARI:

  • Visit two reef sites, Mackay and Undine Reefs
  • 2 hours exploring the underwater world and swimming with turtles
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • Personalised snorkel instruction
  • Reef interpretation and eco presentations
  • Courtesy bus transfers

Optional Extras

  •  Buffet Style Lunches - $16
  •  Sunsuit/Wetsuit Hire - $8
  •  Prescription Mask Hire - $15
  •  Water
  •  Soft Drinks/Juice
  •  Beer/Cider
  •  Chocolate

Departure times & locations:
Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802. We offer pickup from central Airlie Beach accommodation.

Northern Exposure departs at 8:45am (check in 7.45am) from Airlie Beach & returns at 3:30pm to Airlie Beach.
Southern Lights departs at 10.00am (check in at 9.00am) from Airlie Beach & returns at 4.30pm to Airlie Beach.

Ocean Safari departs Cape Trib: 8.00am/Ocean Rafting returns to Airlie Beach: 3.30pm or 4.30pm, Ocean Safari returns to Cape Trib: 12.30pm. Courtesy pickups from Cape Tribulation accommodation are included.

Timings will be confirmed upon booking.

Ocean Rafting Whitsundays

Begin with pickup at your Airlie Beach hotel and transfer to the marina for check-in and a quick orientation.

On board the boat, take in the scenery while racing toward the Whitsunday Islands' Whitehaven Beach. The sturdy vessel makes getting to the islands much quicker and provides a sun shade to protect you from the elements.

Once there, choose to lounge and explore the beach or dive in for a snorkeling adventure with the provided equipment. Your guide is on hand for snorkeling pointers relevant to beginners and experts alike. The "Southern Lights" tour that spends more time on both the northern and southern ends of Whitehaven Beach, with a stroll to the Hill Inlet lookout for views of Pentecost Island. The "Northern Exposure" takes you to two different destinations: Border Island, Dumbell Island, or another snorkel spot known only by locals.

Afternoon tea is included.

Return to Airlie Beach for drop-off at the end of your journey.

Daintree Ocean Safari Tour

Travel further north and experience Ocean Safari, an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco-tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species.

After a 25 minute ride, guests are ready to snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days, the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef alongside sea turtles, which are found in abundance swimming over reefs full of colourful coral, along with myriads of tropical fish, eagle rays, giant clams and starfish.

The Ocean Safari tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Ocean Safari vessel takes a maximum of 25 passengers allowing guests to experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of a small group.

Traveling with children
Child ticket: Age 2-14. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Infants travel free. Infants must sit on laps

Booking Info
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. If you require hotel transfers please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

Additional Info

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

What to bring:

  • Swimmers
  • A beach bag with a towel, hat and shoes.
  • A jacket during winter to protect you from wind and for warmth after snorkelling
  • Cameras in a waterproof case or Tupperware.
  • Cash for water, soft drinks, fruit juices and chocolates for sale on board.
  • Ocean Rafting tour: If you have chosen not to have our buffet style lunch, please ensure that you bring your own as we do not visit any resorts during the day.

Booking Info

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. If you require hotel transfers please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

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About Ocean Rafting

Multi award winning Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. Ocean Rafting offers the ultimate access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience, with special permits allowing the vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. 32 passengers at most allows for personal snorkelling lessons and the pleasure of a small group.

Departure Point: Coral Sea Marina, Shingley Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802. We offer pickup from central Airlie Beach accommodation.

Northern Exposure departs at 8:45am (check in 7.45am) from Airlie Beach & returns at 3:30pm to Airlie Beach.
Southern Lights departs at 10.00am (check in at 9.00am) from Airlie Beach & returns at 4.30pm to Airlie Beach.

Ocean Safari departs Cape Trib: 8.00am/Ocean Rafting returns to Airlie Beach: 3.30pm or 4.30pm, Ocean Safari returns to Cape Trib: 12.30pm. Courtesy pickups from Cape Tribulation accommodation are included.

Timings will be confirmed upon booking.