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Airlie Beach: Outer Great Barrier Reef ReefWorld Pontoon

1. Airlie Beach: Outer Great Barrier Reef ReefWorld Pontoon

Departing from Airlie Beach, cruise through the Whitsundays on a high-speed, luxury vessel. Enjoy morning tea as you pass by deserted islands, secluded bays and beaches en route to the outer Great Barrier Reef. The vessel features spacious lounges, full air-conditioning, huge outside view decks and a duo of bars that will gladly serve you your favourite refreshment, including both alcohol and soft drinks. Arrive at the permanently-moored, spacious and innovative pontoon on the outer Great Barrier Reef. The water quality and diverse marine life is unrivalled. Meet hundreds of fish species and admire a variety of hard and soft coral. This makes for unbelievable snorkelling and diving if you wish (at an extra cost on the day). Spend the time as you please: make use of the undercover seating and tables, sun decks to top up your tan, freshwater showers and changing rooms. Visit the underwater chamber if you prefer to see the underwater world below without getting wet. Take a ride on a semi-submersible boat. Optional extras also include scuba dives and scenic helicopter flights. Indulge in a delicious tropical-style buffet lunch and drinks from the bar as you please (extra cost). The return journey back to Airlie is a beautiful end to the day.

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Airlie Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Drinks

2. Airlie Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Drinks

Begin your evening as the sun is still high and warm, cruising out into Airlie Bay. Sit back, relax and enjoy live acoustic entertainment, an open bar, and a delicious antipasto onboard.  The perfect way to wind down your day in paradise. As the sun dips down, the twinkling lights of Airlie Beach spring to life offering charming panoramic views as you head back into the Port of Airlie. Step off the boat invigorated and head out into town to carry on your night.

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Airlie Beach: 3-Hour Sunset Segway Tour with Dinner

3. Airlie Beach: 3-Hour Sunset Segway Tour with Dinner

Saddle up on your own Segway in Airlie Beach. Ride along the Whitsunday Bicentennial Boardwalk, past the stunning Pioneer Bay, Abell Point Marina, and ending on the wonderful Cannonvale Beach. Stop on the way back to savor a lovely dinner while the sun sets over beautiful Australia. On this 3-hour and 7-kilometer tour, hear some local tips and tricks from your experienced guide. Learn about the area’s points of interest while riding right up next to them and getting off to walk around.  Feel the breeze in your hair on the return trip while gliding effortlessly along the boardwalk. Arrive at the Sorrento Restaurant, where you can decide to stay for dinner or continue back to Airlie Beach. If you stay, enjoy a delicious pizza or pasta dinner — best paired with views of the impending sunset. 

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Airlie Beach: Kangaroos at Beach Sunrise & Wildlife Tour

4. Airlie Beach: Kangaroos at Beach Sunrise & Wildlife Tour

Break out your binoculars and walking boots to experience a day of Australian nature and wildlife from Airlie Beach. Learn about Indigenous people and their connection to the land. Encounter local wildlife as you navigate through pristine nature reserves. Get an early start to the day as you set out on a road trip to share the sunrise with local kangaroos and Wallabies. After a walk through the National Park rain forest and a sacred Indigenous fish trap site, enjoy a delicious breakfast on the beach. Walk off your breakfast with an interpretive wander through a subtropical rain forest or a hike to the lookout. Then, hop back on your guide-driven vehicle and continue the road trip to a local farm. Get your cameras ready from some of the most beautiful sights. Once at the farm, get a chance to interact with several tropical birds in a walkthrough Aviary and some friendly farm animals. Sip on a cup of light morning tea before heading back to Airlie Beach. Use your free time in some locations to swim and relax. This is an educational experience is crafted with a personal touch in a small group so you can have a completely personalized experience close to nature. Encounter wildlife such as kookaburras, fruit doves, birds of prey, goannas, turtles, platypus, and lizards.

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What people are saying about Whitsunday Regional

Apart from the 45min of choppy waters there & back, so highly recommended taking seasickness table. The staff was friendly & helpful and the boat well staffed & bathrooms always clean. Overall an amazing experience

An amazing experience, staff were fantastic and we felt very cared for and safe at all times.Plenty to eat and drink.

Amazing would definitely do it again definitely one of the coolest things we have ever done

OUR 1st time on a Segway and in the rain - my brother and I had an AMAZING time

Amazing staff and value for money. I would definitely recommend to everyone.