The Whitsundays is a tropical paradise, with crystal clear blue water, white sand and wonderful weather year-round. There are 74, mostly uninhabited islands that make up the Whitsundays, which lie between the northeast coast of Queensland and the must-see Great Barrier Reef. The region is an adventure packed destination with an abundance of natural beauty that can be seen on our Whitsundays tours from Airlie Beach. A day trip to the Whitsundays is the perfect way to relax and soak up some sun, while enjoying the beautiful beaches and lush greenery.

Best Whitsundays Day Trips and Tours

If you are looking to explore the natural wonders of the Whitsundays, why not take one of our Whitsundays day trips and visit the world-renowned Whitehaven Beach? On our Whitsunday Islands Tour with Whitehaven Beach, prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking beauty of the pristine white silica sands and clear turquoise waters on one of the top voted beaches in the world. Wanting to see this tropical paradise but have limited time? Why not go on a Half Day Whitehaven Beach Cruise? On our half-day tour, you can see the famous Whitehaven beach as well as stunning views of Passage Peak, Pentecost Island and much more.

Whitsundays Islands Tours From Airlie Beach

While the Whitsunday Islands are mesmerising, the Whitsunday Coast has charms of its own, with great beaches, national parks and the vibrant town of Airlie Beach. Check out our Airlie Beach Guided Walking Tour, where you can discover the lush rainforests and picturesque waterfalls surrounding Airlie Beach. On all of our Whitsundays tours, an adventure awaits!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best things to do in the Whitsundays?

There is heaps to do in the Whitsundays! Take a boat tour to explore some the 74 islands, laze about on the pure white sands of Whitehaven Beach, explore the surrounding rainforest, snorkel the fringing reef and more!

How long does it take to get to Whitehaven Beach from Airlie Beach?

Sailing directly from Airlie Beach to Whitehaven Beach takes about 1.5 – 2 hours. The time depends on the type of boat, weather and sailing conditions. Some tours take a more scenic route to explore other picturesque beaches and islands along the way.

Are there stingers in the Whitsundays?

Yes, stingers can be found in the waters in the Whitsundays, especially during warmer months. But don’t worry, our crew will let you know if there is an increased risk of stingers and will provide stinger suits to protect you in the water if necessary.