Ocean Rafting Whitsundays

Ocean Rafting Whitsundays offers the ride of your life on these unique, semi-rigid inflatable vessels. Have the most fun, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. Ocean Rafting in the Whitsundays is a small group tour. With just 32 guests onboard. You can even enjoy a personal snorkelling lesson!

Choose one of our two daily tours

The Northern Exposure eco-adventure is a favourite for Ocean Rafting enthusiastic snorkellers. Including two different snorkel destinations around Hook Island. Visit the stunning Whitehaven Beach, with a guided National Park walk to the Hill Inlet lookout.

The Southern Lights tour visits both the ends of the 7km Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy at least two hours relaxing on the white silica sand. Take a walk to Hill Inlet lookout and learn about the islands with your guide. Snorkel for over an hour at one of our “secret” snorkel spots, see the amazing marine life and corals of the fringing reefs.

Ocean Rafting Whitsundays Northern Exposure & Southern Lights Tours

The difference between Ocean Rafting’s two tours is that the Northern Exposure offers more snorkelling time and the Southern Lights has more beach time. Or book both over two days and save!

How about seeing the reef from above and below?  If you love Ocean Rafting check out our Ocean Rafting Fly and Raft tour as an upgrade option



Optional Extras

  •  Buffet Style Lunches
  •  Sunsuit/Wetsuit Hire
  •  Prescription Mask Hire
  •  Water
  •  Soft Drinks/Juice
  •  Beer/Cider
  •  Chocolate

What to bring

  • Swimmers
  • Towel, hat and shoes.
  • Jacket
  • Waterproof camera.
  • Cash purchases on board.
  • If you have chosen not to have our buffet-style lunch, please ensure that you bring your own as we do not visit any resorts during the day.
  • A sense of humour is always welcome!

How to get there

Check-in opens precisely 1 hour before tour departure time at the Ocean Rafting office:

  • Northern Exposure check-in: 7:45 AM
  • Southern Lights check-in: 9:00 AM

Make your way to Ocean Rafting in the Coral Sea Marina North Village, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach.

Parking is available in the large car park at Southern End of Coral Sea Marina for $6-14 per day.
(About 2 minutes walk from the check-in location.) Pay and display your ticket.

For a free pick-up: Let us know your accommodation in the booking message field, and we will be in touch straight away with a pickup time for your complimentary shuttle to the marina.

We strongly recommend checking availability before booking.

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Ocean Rafting Whitsundays Tours

Northern Exposure

The ultimate access to two of the Whitsundays best snorkelling spots, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach.



Southern Lights

Visit both ends of world Whitehaven Beach and snorkel at Dumbell Island, Border Island, or our secret snorkel spot.




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