Top Whitsundays Tours
1. Overnight Sailing Whitsundays Tours
Sailing around the islands on an overnight tour is described by visitors to Australia as the best thing they did while visiting our country. The only way you can find out about what this experience is like, is do it for yourself. The simple pleasure of waking up at sea on your own yacht is something to be experienced. Plus, to do this in an area that has been described as Heaven's backyard is absolutely worth trying!
2. Day Tours around the Whitsundays
If you are short on time but still want to experience the delights of the Whitsundays, a popular alternative to an overnight sailing tour is hopping on board a day tour boat. Choose from high speed rafting vessels, ferries that stop into islands and Whitehaven Beach, a big catamaran, or a sail boat that offers an authentic sailing experience.
3. Parachute over the Whitsunday Islands
Skydiving seems to be on everyone's bucket list, and what better scenery to do this over than the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef! Flying high over the island chain, the views are simply breathtaking, as is the jump! You can choose from heights up to 14,000 feet and as you free fall for up to a minute, you will see why everyone claims this to be the biggest thrill of your life. The Whitsundays prove to be a very popular skydive destination so book ahead and get yourself on the ride that beats all rides!
4. Whitsundays Proserpine River Crocodile Safari
Join the famous Whitsunday Crocodile Safari for a full day eco-excursion which takes you into the natural habitat of one of Australia's most abundant crocodile populations. Proserpine River is home to approximately 150 saltwater crocodiles, and this tour offers you the chance to see them up close and personal. It is recognized as regarded as one of Australia's best crocodile adventures.
5. Sea Kayaking around the Islands
The Whitsundays offer the perfect setting for adventuring and one of the best places to explore by sea kayaking. Choose from half day, full day or even six day safaris; the length of stay is up to you. The Sailing Whitsunday experts will help you arrange a Sea Kayaking adventure to suit your level of experience and also your sense of adventure.
6. Whitsundays Fighter Pilot experience
Fly high above the Whitsundays; twisting, zooming and impressing everyone below. This exciting aerobatic flight is sure to get your heart pumping and give you one of the most unique ways to see the Whitsunday Islands! There are several tour types available, depending on what kind of tour you are looking for, with some that are longer and more scenic and others that are shorter and full of adrenaline!
7. Whitsunday Jetski Tours
Ride the waves on a Whitsunday Jet Ski Tour! From half day tours to full day adventures, this is definitely one of the most exciting ways to explore the stunning World Heritage listed Whitsunday Island Marine Park. You can choose from three different tour types. You can choose from Bay Blast - 1 hour, Two Island Safari - 2 hours, or Airlie Adventure, 1.5 hours.
8. Romantic Whitsunday Helicopter Ride to the Beach
What could be more romantic than being delivered via the blue skies to a deserted tropical island with champagne and a picnic basic? On this romantic experience, you will find yourself and your loved one placed on an isolated beach to spend hours in tropical bliss. Stroll the beach, take a scenic bush walk, or simply soak up the sun in the sand... your options are endless. It's tours like these that create memories that will last with you a lifetime. Several options exist, so ask the very experienced staff here at Sailing Whitsundays which would be the best one for you.
9. Half Day Whitsunday Islands Fishing Tour
With groups no bigger than eight people, this tour gives you a great opportunity to reel in a big one! For 5 hours, you and your guide will head out to all the hot fishing spots in the Whitsundays and cast your lines. Being hugely popular and very reasonably priced, it is necessary to book well ahead to guarantee your berth. From as little as $100 per person, you enjoy the thrills of hunting big fish without any of the hassle. Ideal to take the kids along and stir their interest in this very popular Australian activity.
10. Whitsunday Great Walk
The beautiful Whitsundays are not just all about beaches, fish and coral. On the mainland, there is an abundance of tropical rainforest and waterfalls to be explored. Starting just outside the main township of Airlie beach is the Whitsunday Great Walk, a new two day overnight bush walk. If you are the adventurous type and enjoy camping, consider this your next challenge. This 22 thousand acre national park encompasses the largest area of tropical rain forest south of Cairns.