When you only have one day, there is no better way to discover all the Whitsundays has to offer than with this three island cruise. Cruise in comfort aboard MV2001 a fast, modern wave piercer catamaran on this full day tour to the Whitsundays best destinations. Visit beautiful Bali Hai for snorkeling from the beach of this tropical island or a glass bottom boat tour of the fringing coral. Join a guided walk to the Hill Inlet lookout and down onto the white silica sands of Northern Whitehaven Beach. Then finish the day at Daydream Island Resort and Spa, perhaps with a swim in the pool, a cool drink at the swim up bar or just enjoying the living reef lagoon. Your day cruise includes a courtesy coach from your accommodation, morning tea, cold buffet lunch, afternoon tea, snorkeling equipment/stinger suit hire and glass bottom boat tour. Day trip numbers are limited to ensure a comfortable guest experience.
The tour begins with a courtesy coach pick-up at local accommodation houses to the kiosk at Shute Harbour for check-in.
The full day tour from 8am to 5:15pm offers three wonderful stops, each of 1.5 - 2 hours in length. Whilst the destinations remain the same, their order may vary according to tide, wind and weather conditions.
Once on-board, enjoy a hot beverage and morning snack as you cruise in the lounge style seating for about an hour to Whitsunday Island.
Here in Tongue Bay you disembark the larger vessel to tenders which transfer guests over the reef flat to Tongue Point.
Your friendly crew will guide you to the Hill Inlet lookout offering breath-taking views of swirling white silica sands and Whitehaven Beach. After a good opportunity for photos the crew then accompanies you down to the soft white sands of Northern Whitehaven Beach where you can swim or simply relax.
After departing Tongue Bay you will cruise for approximately 1 hour North to Bali Hai (also known as Black Island). Lunch is served in the air-conditioned lower deck of MV2001 (a large selection of fresh salads, cold meats, fruits and bread). Once safely moored tenders again transfer guests to the sandy beach, from which you can snorkel the islands pristine coral reef or guests can join the glass bottom boat tour. The glass bottom boat tour on-board your custom built boat gently cruises the areas fringing coral and the on-board eco-guide offers a great insight to life on the reef. Time requires guests to choose only one activity.
Afternoon Tea of fresh fruit and cheese platters is served as you depart for a 45 minute cruise to Daydream Island Resort and Spa. As a day-guest of the island you are welcome to explore the island's northern end including the resort atrium, gift-store, living reef lagoon, rainforest walk, living reef lagoon or simply laze by one of the many pools, lawns and beaches.
The final cruise back to Shute Harbour takes approximately 15 minutes after which guests are transferred via coach back to their accommodation.