Whitehaven Beach Cruise Including Hill Inlet Walk - Hamilton Island

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Spend a full day exploring Whitehaven beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday Islands. Youll take a leisurely hike to Hill Inlet lookout where you get a famous view of Whitehaven beach! Snorkel away from the crowds, and have time to lounge on the beach or swim. Your day trip includes a guide, snorkel and beach equipment, lunch and afternoon tea with a small-group tour limited to 16 people.

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After pickup from your hotel, youll head to the boat that takes you to Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Whitsunday Islands!

Your guide will inform you of the itinerary for the day. Youll spend several hours with a base at the southern end of Whitehaven beach, where your guide sets up a base with beach tents, games and a picnic lunch to enjoy at your leisure. Your small group limited to 32 people ensures a personalized experience.

Your tour will include a guided boat tour to Hill inlet where you will disembark for a leisurely walk led by your guide (suitable for all fitness levels) to Hill Inlet's lookout point where you will get stunning views! Informative displays along the path detail the history, flora and fauna of this picturesque area.

You return to the base at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach and join your guide for a hike along the nature trail to Solway Circuit Lookout and Chance Bay (7km roundtrip).

At the end of your time on Whitehaven beach, your group will be picked up by boat. As you return to the mainland, afternoon tea will be served on the boat. Enjoy a cuppa as you relax after your day of beach fun. Youll be returned to your hotel to end your tour.

Inclusions for Whitehaven Beach Cruise Including Hill Inlet Walk

  • Picnic lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Protective stinger suits

Exclusions for Whitehaven Beach Cruise Including Hill Inlet Walk

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snorkeling equipment

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Une journée incroyable!
    L'équipe est vraiment très accueillante, beaucoup d'explications et toujours disponible pour répondre aux questions.
    Hill Inlet walk est vraiment un moment extraordinaire.
    Notre guide Jade a été géniale.
    Malheureusement, ils ne fournissent pas les masques et tubas

  • We had a super trip over to Whitehaven Beach - everything was organised so well. The Hill Inlet Walk was also very interesting with superb views - the unfortunate thing was the weather whilst we were at the Hill Inlet Walk - it poured with rain but once we returned to Whitehaven Beach the weather was beautiful. The packed lunch was also extremely good. Our tour guides were also exceptionally good

  • Excellent tour and service, thank you!!!

  • The beach is absolutely beautiful. Definitely recommend to do the inlet walk.

  • We took the departure from Hamilton Island, only two minutes from our apartment.
    The Cruise Whitsundays boat is quite large - this is definitely not a small group experience, and you also share the main vessel with the half-day cruise passengers. But, that means it's an enclosed air conditioned vessel with a bar onboard.
    Whitehaven Beach itself is incredible, despite the damage from the cyclone. The day we went was overcast and had a few showers, but the location on the beach where we landed is well sheltered and the Cruise Whitsundays crew have gazebos to hide under if needed. They also provide beach toys, like buckets and spades, frisbees, footballs, etc.
    The Hill Inlet walk part is limited to groups of around 12. We travelled in a smaller vessel up the coast and got dropped off on a different beach to make our way up to the outlook. This was definitely worth the extra effort! The view is incredible.
    The provided cold lunch pack is a little small, but was tasty.
    There was also an extra optional walk to Chance Bay - for this, the same smaller vessel takes you around the island and drops you off for a 3.6 km walk back to Whitehaven. Again, well worth it.
    All in all, this was a fantastic tour.

  • Amazing day! Highly recommend booking this tour.

  • Really enjoyed the day trip. Snorkelling was good and views from Hill Inlet spectacular. Whitehaven is a lovely beach but just remember there is nothing else there.

  • Probably the most beautiful day trip I went on. Nick was an excellent guide. I loved the Hill Inlet Lookout and I am so glad I booked this tour. Half a day would have been way too short. Whitehaven Beach is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen.

  • Very good tour, I would have spent some more time at whitehaeven beach the beach you see from the hill inlet walk for swimming. It is a pity you can only see the beach from there.

  • NOT worth it at all! Just a commercial ferry ride across over 70 people on the boat picking up from each island on the way to the beach then a jet pickup to do the walk without any information or guidance and not enough time to spend on the beach by the inlet or even enjoy the views on top. Don't do it with Cruise Whitsundays - go with another smaller operator they are much more enthusiastic. I ended up going with a different operator two days later as I was truly very upset not being able to take the photos I wanted and spend time in the water thankfully I had the opportunity given that I likely will not be able to get back to Whitehaven or Airly again all the way from Canada, and I am glad I redid it. It was SO much more different - informative, enjoyable, inspirational. Save time, agitation and money choose one of the smaller operators.

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