What to do
Looking for what to do when you are in the Whitsundays? There are plenty of options starting with adrenaline inducing thrills, fast –paced or tranquil relaxing tours, Whitsunday has them all. There is an array of activities tourists can get busy with. There is sailing, kayaking, cruising, scuba diving, snorkeling, bush walking and scenic flights. Tourists visiting have a variety of options for exploring the74 Whitsundays Islands and making their tour memorable. Operators at Whitsundays offer tours which include water based, land based and air tours. Each of these options is equally attractive, full of adventure and unique in experience. This makes it really difficult to choose what kind of Whitsundays tours to go for to get a complete look at the stunning beauty of all the islands. The Whitsunday tours are not just remarkable based on the scenes and natural beauty, they are relaxing as well. Each type of Whitsundays tour varies based on number of nights and days for which tourists charter the services of operators.
Land Based Tours
Tourists get the opportunity to explore the Islands at Whitsundays to make their own discoveries. There are rainforests and Cedar Creek Falls to visit and appreciate the tranquility and scenes of landscapes and natural beauty. Most of land based tours are free. Most of the places for land based tours allow children. The Whitsundays Crocodile Safari however is not free and has a fee of $120 only. There are a few with exceptions. For instance, at the Airlie Beach Lagoon and Proserpine Historical Museum children and disabled are allowed.
Here is a list of places to visit during the land based tours at Whitsundays:
- Whitsunday Crocodile Safari Airlie Beach Lagoon
- Cedar Creek Falls; No kids
- Conway National Park
- Kingfisher Circuit
- Mount Rooper Circuit and Swamp Bay Track
- Peter Faust Dam
- Proserpine Historical Museum:
- Wompoo Walk
WhitSundays Air Tours
There is probably no place on earth where air tours can be even close to the experience tourists get at the Whitsundays. The famous Oprah Winfrey had once been quoted to have said “we are literally in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef!” as she flew over the Whitsundays. This is where tourists can have the most unbelievable scenic photos and make post cards worth keeping for a life time.
Here is a list of places in the Great Barrier Reef which cannot be ignored for air tours. Children are allowed with all air tour operators. However, only allows disabled people to fly with them.
- Air Whitsunday Seaplanes: This operator has been operating for more than 38 years and is known as the largest seaplane operator in the Southern Hemisphere. They have a private site for snorkeling close to the Hardy Lagoon and at the Whitehaven Beach at the Whitsundays Island National Park. They have a dedicated service to facilitate tourists and locals to move between the mainland and Whitsundays Islands conveniently. They also provide private picnic arrangements at the Whitehaven Beach on privately operated glass bottom boats. Tourists can snorkel in the waters of the Hardy Reef. Air Whitsunday Seaplanes are also available for private chartered tours for people visiting the Whitsundays. They have convenient prices ranging from $240 to $425 only.
- Helireef Whitsundays: These operators provide personalized island transfers, scenic air tours in chartered helicopter and also provide island day trips for tourists. They have Robinson R44 and Bell Jetanger helicopters, which work for small group size and private tours. Their prices range from $199 to $699.
- Skydive Airlie Beach: These operators make your dream of taking the leap in mid air turn to reality. You will have the opportunity to float in air right above the Whitsundays Islands. Here skydiving becomes a unique experience for any tourist. Their services are available for prices ranging between $249 and $394.
The Whitsundays tours are incomparable with any other tour in the world. They have lots to offer tourists and this makes them unique.