Half Day Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach

An intimate, half-day cruise visiting the remote Hill Inlet and beautiful beach. Kick a ball, take a guided bushwalk or simply bask in the beauty of Hill Inlet, at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach...

  • Discover Hill Inlet on a guided tour. Learn about the history and ecology of the area from your guide and informative displays along the way

  • Relax and enjoy the beach. Take a swim and enjoy the clear aqua waters

  • Spot rare wildlife. See rare ghost crabs and estuarine sting rays both residing around Betty's Beach

  • Accessed by our 19 metre Pure Dive vessel. Enjoy the luxury of this premium vessel with quick delivery and return from your adventure.

A half-day cruise taking you the entire stretch of Whitehaven Beach. You'll disembark at Tongue Bay, our access point to Hill Inlet. See the white silica sand and turquoise shades blend seamlessly together to create breathtaking views.

Take a guided bushwalk to Hill Inlet. 20 minutes each way taken at a leisurely pace. Heading back to the beach you can relax, explore, take a swim and enjoy the crystal clear waters.

Accessed by our 19 metre Pure Dive vessel. Despite her capacity of 75 guest numbers are kept to 40, which maintains the tranquil feel of this experience.


  • Adults $130
  • Child $80 (5-17 years)
  • Price per person includes GST and $6.50 Reef Tax & $1.98 CAPS
  • Due to fluctuations in world oil prices it may be necessary to charge a fuel levy. 

(Prices valid 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018)

Need to know:

  • Bring with you a towel, hat/sunblock, camera, comfortable walking shoes, jacket in the cooler months and a cash or credit card for optional merchandise purchases 
  • Cruise schedules are dependent on tidal access from Tongue Bay, which is better on the high side. Contact Explore on Hamilton Island to book.


Absolutely awesome - Did the 1/2 day Hill Inlet/Whitehaven beach tour followed by the 1/2 day snorkel/dive tour. Fantastic day on the water. The crew were awesome, extremely helpful and accommodated the needs of the passengers.

Lauren C, Trip Advisor, March 2016



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