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Whitehaven Xpress

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1a Shingley Dr | Abell Point Marina | North Village, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 1585
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This Whitehaven Beach Tour departs Airlie Beach daily. The BBQ lunch "Aussie" style by true-blue Australians on Whitehaven Beach is their Major difference! Also being a White Boat with indoor, outdoor and upstairs seating is a key difference. Whitehaven Xpress offers a full day tour from Airlie Beach to Whitehaven Beach with a minimum of 2hrs including a Hill Inlet lookout walk, Snorkel or Glass bottom boat viewing. The BBQ menu is steak, sausages, chilli burgers, salads and tropical fruits. (Vegetarians are catered for on request). The BBQ is prepared for your enjoyment under the shade of the trees while utilising the National Parks picnic tables. On the homeward journey they serve a cheese platter and crackers. Departs daily from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach and Returns approx. 5pm. Courtesy van pickup / dropoff included. This day trip is family owned & operated by Terry, Jill and their sons Captain Dan and Captain Shane. They are the longest running tour to Whitehaven Beach.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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1a Shingley Dr | Abell Point Marina | North Village, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The trip, including snorkeling, bbq and the walk and swimmingn on Whitehaven beach were fantastic. On top of that the crew, with captain Shawn, Jimmy and Scotty were top, which made it overall and unforgettable experience. Also we were Lucky to see whales and dolfphins...More

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Whitehaven X, Owner at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. I remember this amazing day. Cheers, Capt Shane

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wanted to support a small company for our day out on the Reef. We were picked up from our hotel on time and escorted out to Whitehaven. The crew were great. I would highly recommend this company for a day out to Whitehaven and...More

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Whitehaven X, Owner at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Lisa. I see you have written plenty of reviews, we love reviews from seasoned reviewers so a special thank you, Capt Shane and the entire team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Whitehaven Xpress because it’s a small family business and they advertise taking smaller tour groups, and we’re so glad we did. Captain Dan knows how to provide a smooth ride. Scott and Jimmy certainly know how to make sure everyone is included in...More

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Whitehaven X, Owner at Whitehaven Xpress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ahoy Dana We really appreciate your rating given you are a Level 4 contributor! No one smoother than Capt Dannnnnnnn! Thank you for your review, Cheers from all of us at Xpress

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew was fantastic, helpful and knowledgeable. It was my father in laws birthday and captain even took him to fish while we had lunch.

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Ahoy there, and I'm sorry we didn't catch anything, but you never know your luck fishing, Cheers, Capt Shane

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a perfect trip with the best crew and captain. The Reef was beautiful and we spotted both Wales and Dolphins

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thank you

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely time on the boat, at the look out, out snorkeling and at the beach bbq. Jimmy, Scott and Dave were great. Especially appreciate Jimmy entertaining the groups kids with ‘magic’ tricks. The provision of noodles and wetsuits to assist with the snorkeling helped my...More

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Giselle W
29 September 2017|
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Response from Shane M | Property representative |
we provide snorkelling gear- masks & fins (plus floatation aids) as part of the tour. Stinger suits are an additional $8 however a rashy shirt is ok if you have one. Cheers, Shane
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Giselle W
29 September 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes snorkelling gear is provided and you can wear a life jacket as well as holding onto a pool noodle for added floatation
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Nercy P
8 April 2017|
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Response from Fififinn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have nothing to compare it to. I guess it's a medium sized vessel. It was full with apx. 50 passengers. That's just a guess though.
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