Whitsundays Sightseeing Cruises

The idyllic islands of the Whitsundays beckon with their ethereal beauty and undeniable allure, and the best way to experience this incredible holiday destination is with a cruising experience. Whether you're an adventure-seeker, snorkel enthusiast, or a beach-goer, our specially curated list of Whitsundays sightseeing tours offer the perfect opportunity to indulge in a dreamy island experience.

From the famous Whitehaven Beach, voted the best beach in the world in 2021 and the unmissable Hill Inlet Lookout, to the popular Langford Island and the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays has plenty to offer its visitors! The cruises listed below offer a combination of unparalleled sightseeing, sailing and adventure experiences. Choose an experience that suits your style and needs – time, budget, activities offered, destinations explored etc.

Home to an abundance of marine and wildlife, you can spot sea turtles, manta rays, tropical fish and more, as you snorkel around colourful coral reefs; you may also be lucky enough to see dolphins playing in the waves! Some tours include snorkelling experiences, perfect to encounter these fascinating marine life in their natural habitat! 

Whatever your dream island exploration entails, our selection of cruises are guaranteed to whisk you away into a world of natural splendour and discovery. Book your tour today!

10Hr Hamilton Island Freestyle Boat Tour

Explore Hamilton Island, a uniquely Australian paradise, at your own pace. Swim at Catseye Beach, hike to Passage Peak, visit galleries & go shopping.

Duration 10hr

From $145 $156

2Hr Sundowner Airlie Beach Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a sparkling sundowner on a cruise around Pioneer Bay & Turtle Bay. Take in the picture-perfect sunset and the lights of Airlie Beach on return.

Duration 2hr

From $69

8Hr ‘Lady Enid’ Langford Island Sail + Snorkel Cruise

Premium sail to Langford Island on the Lady Enid – for adults only. Snorkelling, illusion of ‘walking on water’, bush walks, fancy dining & service.

Duration 8hr

From $229 $259

8Hr Thundercat Great Barrier Reef Adventure Cruise From Whitsundays

Choose this award-winning Whitsundays adventure tour on the Thundercat – visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout & snorkel at 2 unique sites.

Duration 8hr

From $210 $240

30Min Ultimate Airlie Beach Jet Boat Ride

Airlie’s #1 must-do jet boat ride – 360° spins, power stops, drifts, nosedives. Splendid Whitsundays views, informative commentary & free photos.

From $95

2Hr ‘Lady Enid’ Sunset Sailing Experience

An adults-only tour from Airlie Beach on a classic yacht – barefoot luxury with 5-star service. Enjoy antipasto and watch the sunset over the hills.

Duration 2hr

From $95

6Hr Southern Lights Whitehaven Beach Tour

Memorable beach tour in Whitsundays onboard a semi rigid inflatable vessel offering a snorkel experience at Border Island with colourful wildlife

Duration 6hr

From $199

9Hr Camira Sailing Adventure Whitsundays

The Whitsundays beckon as you sail the azure waters on the stunning Camira. The complete Whitehaven Beach tour – snorkel & hike to Hill Inlet lookout.

Duration 9hr

From $230 $259

10Hr ‘Lady Enid’ Whitehaven Beach Sail + Snorkel Cruise

Sailing luxury redefined with the best of Whitehaven Beach – sunbathe on the soft silica sand, walk to Hill Inlet lookout, deluxe lunch & snorkel tour.

Duration 10hr

From $269 $299

6Hr Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Northern Exposure Cruise

Three experiences in just one day – fun boat ride to Whitehaven Beach, snorkelling at two sites & guided National Park walk to Hill Inlet lookout.

Duration 6hr

From $199

10.5Hr Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island Tour

Discover two of Australia's best-loved destinations in one day. Eat, drink, shop on Hamilton Island, later - swim, hike or relax on Whitehaven Beach.

Duration 11hr

From $205

7Hr Whitsunday Islands & Whitehaven Beach Cruise

Cruise through azure waterways to Whitehaven Beach – the jewel in the Whitsundays crown! Sunbathe, swim & hike the Solway Circuit for stunning views.

Duration 7hr

From $150 $185

8Hr Whitehaven Beach And Hill Inlet Tour

Longest-running day tour to Hill Inlet & Whitehaven Beach with maximum time at each location. Classic Aussie Beach BBQ lunch included.

Duration 8hr

From $205

10Hr Reef World Hardy Reef Exploration

Cruise beyond Whitsundays to Reefworld – a multi-level pontoon at the spectacular Hardy Reef! Snorkel, swim & explore this heritage-listed ecosystem.

Duration 10hr

From $259 $319

7Hr Wildcat Mackay Snorkel and Islands Tour

An adventure cruise on the brand-new Wildcat to discover the Paradise islands off the Mackay coast. Snorkel and paddle-board expeditions included.

Duration 7hr

From $209