Sky & Ocean Package | Explore Bait Reef Cruise + Whitehaven Beach + 60 minutes Scenic Flight 3 Days

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Child (3-14 yrs)
PPP Airport Return Transfer to Airlie Beach - Adult
PPP Airport Return Transfer to Airlie Beach - Child
Option : Scuba Dving *1 Dive (Intro Dive / Cert Dive)

Tour Information

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Day 1:Discover Bait Reef SNORKEL OR DIVE THE GREAT BARRIER REEF - Bait Reef by Explore Group

Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef with this small and exclusive tour to some of the reef’s lesser-visited but most pristine areas.
Discover all the beauty and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef with a visit to some of its most secluded and precious areas, on this unforgettable day trip from Hamilton Island.
The Great Barrier Reef is home to a remarkable variety of marine life, plants and animals including sharks, rays, turtles and fish as well as corals and seaweeds.
Experience this amazing destination with our unique full day diving adventure taking you to Bait Reef - an intermediate to advanced dive site. We take smaller groups to this secluded dive spot and provide a guided dive experience.

Departing Hamilton Island the reef is accessed by our premium, purpose built dive and snorkel vessel, with has two levels of air conditioned luxury, lounge style seating, a partially shaded deck and showers onboard. There is a full beam swim platform which allows you to enter and exit the water with ease.

Enjoy a fresh and healthy selection of refreshments throughout the day including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Why you’ll love Explore’s Full Day Snorkel or Diving tour:

  • Small tour group. Numbers for this trip are kept well under capacity, to ensure you’re able to enjoy your reef experience with as much space - and peace and quiet - as possible.
  • Visit pristine, less-visited areas of the Reef. Your tour includes a stop at Bait Reef - a special management area with pristine coral structures and an incredible display of marine life. You will also visit renowned dive sites at Stepping Stones, Paradise Lagoon and Banjouras Lagoon.
  • Travel in comfort. You will travel to the Reef on board one of Hamilton Island’s purpose-built, 24-metre catamarans. As well as a dive platform with hydraulically lowered stairs, each catamaran boasts lounge style seating, an air-conditioned interior, partially shaded deck, and freshwater hot and cold showers.
  • Quality equipment. High quality Mares diving and snorkeling gear is supplied, along with wetsuits/stinger suits and flotation jackets (if required).
  • Splash, snorkel, dive or soak up the reef. With all equipment provided, you will have plenty of opportunities to snorkel around Bait Reef Marine Park. You can also spend your time diving, swimming or simply splashing about and enjoying the beauty of this world heritage are
  • Diving Package Available 

Sample itinerary

  • 6.45am Check in at Shute Harbour Terminal-Airlie Beach (Lot 296 Whitsunday Dr, Shute Harbour QLD 4802)
  • 7.45am Check in at Hamilton Island Explore dock on the Marina.
  • 8.00am - Depart Hamilton Island Marina for Bait Reef Marine Park.
  • 10.00am - Arrive Bait Reef Marine Park for diving and snorkelling.
  • 2.00pm - Depart Bait Reef Marine Park for Hamilton Island Marina.
  • 4.00pm - Arrive back at Hamilton Island Marina.
  • 5.20pm - Arrive back at Shute Harbour Terminal-Airlie Beach 
  • A  minimum of 3.5 hours to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef Site.

Day 2 &  3: 60 minutes Reef & Island Scenic Flight → Whitehaven Beach Day Trip (Return transfer from your accommodation)

All in One Day Trip, departure and Return Time (Please reconfirm with our friendly staff)
The Northern Exposure Tour The Southern Lights Tour
Departure time Return Time Departure time Return Time
60 minutes Scenic Flight 7:00am 8:00am 8:30am 9:30am
Ocean Rafting 8:45am  3:30pm 10:00am 4:30pm


  • Ocean Rafting is heading to the Whitsunday Islands, home to the Best Beach in Australia - Whitehaven Beach.
  • The Southern Lights Tour: This tour allows you to spend 2 hours at Whitehaven Beach and 1 hour at a Southern Snorkeling site. (You have the option to spend more time at Whitehaven Beach if you prefer.)
  • The Northern Exposure Tour: With this tour, you can enjoy 1.5 hours at Whitehaven Beach and explore 2 Northern Snorkeling sites for up to 1.5 hours. (These sites are renowned as the Best Snorkeling Sites.)
  • *Ocean Rafting Cruise and Scenic Flight Combo can be done within one day or Separate Day.

  • Please refer to the Orange route for The Southern Light.
  • Please refer to the Purple route for The Northern Exposure.

Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure! Experience the Whitsundays’ ultimate destinations… Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and secret snorkeling locations.

See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach, then ride the tropical waters on Ocean Rafting’s Southern Lights or Northern Exposure tour.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers offers guaranteed window seats with big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

Following your flight, enjoy an Ocean Rafting adventure, offering three days in one, including an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. The Southern Lights tour offers more beach time and the Northern Exposure tour offers more snorkelling time.

We recommend this tour for the best view above, on and below the water in the Whitsundays!

Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure! Experience the Whitsundays’ ultimate destinations… Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and secret snorkeling locations.

For your Rafting trip, choose our Northern Exposure tour for more snorkeling, or Southern Lights for more time at Whitehaven beach.


All Day Trip:6:15-6:30am pick up and 4pm return

The Northern Exposure eco adventure is a favourite amongst avid snorkellers because it is the only Whitsunday adventure which includes two different snorkel destinations. Enjoy snorkelling around Hook Island including Mantaray Bay, Maureens Cove and other specially selected Whitsundays snorkelling spots, ensuring a memorable underwater experience.


All Day Trip:7:30-8am pick up and 5pm return

Ride, beach, snorkel and bushwalk…all in one day! Ocean Rafting’s Southern Lights tour offers the perfect Whitehaven Beach tour, visiting both ends of the world famous beach and enjoying approximately two hours relaxing at the southern end of the 7km stretch of Whitehaven Beach.

PLEASE NOTE: Full names and exact weights per passenger must be advised when booking due to flight weight availability.

*The Fly Raft package departs from the mainland. This package is unfortunately not available for guests of Long Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island or Daydream Island.

PLEASE NOTE: Full names and exact weights per passenger must be advised when booking due to flight weight availability.


Meals are included in the tour (beverages are excluded,  also available for purchase onboard).

All Day Trip Time Reference Departure (Check-in) Return
From PORT OF AIRLIE 8:00AM (7:15 AM) 6:10PM

Departing either Airlie Beach, Hamilton Island or Daydream Island, spend a full day exploring the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the World Heritage-listed wonder off the Queensland coast. Enjoy the magic of the reef with incredible numbers of bright tropical fish and more than 1,400 species of coral.

Beyond the Whitsundays, your destination is Reefworld, our multilevel reef facility permanently moored 39 nautical miles from shore at spectacular Hardy Reef. Snorkel, swim, dive and explore – an undersea encounter with this amazing ecosystem is unforgettable.

Or if you’d rather stay dry, experience the reef from our underwater observatory or take a ride in a semi-submarine. After a sumptuous buffet lunch, you’ll have more time to explore before you head back to shore with lifelong memories of this epic Australian icon.


  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to the outer reef
  • 4 hours at Hardy Reef
  • Snorkelling with all gear provided, including wetsuits and stinger suits
  • Access to underwater observatory
  • Semi-submarine guided tour
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Optional activities (own expense): guided snorkelling safaris and scuba diving


  • 7:15-7:30 Check in at Port of Airlie
  • 8:00 Departure from Port of Airlie
  • 11:30 Arrival to Knuckle Reef or Hardy Reef Pontoon
  • 11:30-15:30 Free time on the Pontoon, you can enjoy the snorkeling, semi-submarin and underwater observatory or join Snorkel Safari, Scuba Diving and Heli-Scenic flight with an additional cost.
  • 15:30 Departure from the Pontoon
  • 18:20 Back to Port of Airlie

Tour Inclusions

Great Barrier Reef

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to the outer reef
  • 4 hours at Hardy Reef
  • Snorkelling with all gear provided, including wetsuits and stinger suits
  • Access to underwater observatory
  • Semi-submarine guided tour
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Ocean Rafting Cruise

  • Tour to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Guided National Park walks
  • Inner fringing coral reef snorkelling
  • Fresh tropical lunch pack
  • Refreshments
  • Personalised snorkel instruction
  • Use of snorkel equipment and flotation devices
  • Sunsuit/wetsuit
  • Reef and island naturalist talks
  • Courtesy bus transfers from Airlie Beach

60 minutes Scenic flights

  • Return Courtesy bus transfers Transfer from Airlie Beach Hotels to Whitsundays Airport
  • 1 Hour Scenic Flight over Whitsundays Island, Heart Reef , Whitehaven Beach and Heart Reef

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personnel Consumption
  • Beverage (Drinks and Alcohol)
  • Please bring your own swimming suits, towel and clothes
  • Accommodation
  • Scuba Dive


  • Day1 : Make Own Way to Shute Harbour:Shute Harbour Terminal Lot 296 Whitsunday Dr, Shute Harbour QLD 4802
  • Day2&3 :Hotel Transfer for Free


  • Price listed in AUD
  • Weight restrictions apply for flights of 125kg per person.
  • Infants 6 months-2 years will sit on the lap of an adult during flight (tour not permitted for infants under 6 months)
  • No BYO, alcohol will be available for purchase at Whitehaven Beach
  • All itineraries are to be used as guidelines only and are subject to change. Please enquire for more details.

What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimmers
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Refillable drink bottle
  • Jumper (if weather is cool)

More Information:

Scenic Flight

  • Maximum individual passenger weight limit of 125kgs for the scenic flight
  • Infants aged 2 and under are required to sit on a parent's lap. Children aged 3 and over require their own seat.

Cancellation Policy

15% surcharge if change or cancel after order is placed. No refund if cancel within 7days.
Noticed: If you would like to cancel, please kindly email us to cancel the tour at least 2 business days prior to this cancellation period. Once cancellation is confirmed, you will receive your refund within 7-28 business days.
Cancellation notification needs to be formally replied receipt by us during our office hours as acknowledgement.

NOTE: FIT TRAVEL would adopt suppliers' cancellation policy. Cancellation fees, if any by the suppliers, will be charged according to the supppliers' cancellation policy ( FIT TRAVEL does not charge additional cancellation fees ).
With this specific product's cancellation policy, the suppliers reserve the right of final interpretation.
If your order only pays the deposit of a product: a, if the product has available seats on the departure date and price and contents are the same as the order you placed, the booking would be confirmed by us without additional notification to you, and the deposit is not refundable. b, if the product has no available seats or price or contents are not the same, we might provide alternative options. If you do not agree with the options, the deposit is refundable.


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