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  • Sunset Sail in the Whitsundays
  • Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach
  • Full Day Dive the Great Barrier Reef - Hamilton Island
  • Half Day Snorkeling the Whitsunday Islands
  • Full Day Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef - Hamilton Island
  • Sail & Snorkel at Whitehaven & Chalkies Beach
  • Dive the Great Barrier Reef departing Airlie Beach
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef departing Airlie Beach

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Half Day Snorkel the whitsundays

Half Day Snorkeling the Whitsunday Islands

This half day cruise visits secluded locations within the northern section of the Whitsunday Islands which have the best fringing reef areas especially for snorkelling.

Hamilton Island - Half day Snorkel the Whitsunday Islands
$145 Adult
Adult price is 18 years and older
$90 Child
Child price is 5 - 17 years

Experience a half-day snorkeling adventure taking you to selected moorings within the Whitsundays.

The best snorkel locations will be selected on the day depending on the weather & tide conditions. Locations that are selected include Luncheon Bay or Manta Ray on Hook Island.

Boarding either at 8.15am or 12.45pm, your experience will include approximately one hours scenic cruising each way up the Whitsunday Passage, to the best available snorkeling sites. Includes 2 hours on location for snorkeling and in water activities.

Morning or afternoon tea is provided pending time of cruise.

Includes high quality Mares Diving & Snorkeling gear; wetsuits/stinger suits & flotation jackets (if required)

We have 2 custom designed dive & snorkel vessels, the 24m Reef Explorer. or Island Explorer. Both vessels have hydraulically lowered stairs and a platform that rests just below water level which makes access to the reef easy and comfortable. Snorkeling directly off the stern means we can visit selected moorings which are quieter, keeping with the intimate feel of this tour. The vessels feature lounge style seating over two decks, air conditioned interior over two decks, partially shaded deck area and fresh water hot and cold showers onboard, ensuring a premium cruising experience.

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