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Address: Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 418 782 266
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Fun, fast cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. All in one day visit world...

Fun, fast cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. All in one day visit world famous Whithaven Beach, then it's off to a pristine snorkelling reef off of another island, a delicious picnic lunch served right on the beach, afternoon snacks, entertaining and educational crew commentary throughout the day. Fun from start to finish!

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If you have the chance - go for it.

It was an amazing day with big fury yesterday. The ride with the boot was really fast but so enjoyable. Lucky was a great guide. He & the captain make the trip really fun. He... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was an amazing day with big fury yesterday. The ride with the boot was really fast but so enjoyable. Lucky was a great guide. He & the captain make the trip really fun. He offered to make some photos of every guest - they were great & ;) with no extra cost as usually. The view point was stunning.... More 

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Düsseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked this tour via PeterPans and have to say: It's highly recommendable! The staff was super friendly and entertained the whole boat with great jokes. Also the profound knowledge about the Great Barrier Reef was impressive! The tour includes: - Whitehaven Beach (lunch and swimming) - Snorkelling - Hill Inlet Swirling Sands On our way back we even helped... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on the full day boattrip to the fantastic Whitehaven beach. The snorkling was very nice, saw a lot of fishes and the current was just fine. The lunch is Good, there's plenty of Food. It was the best day of our trip at Airlie beach! Lachie is the most energetic and happy guide we've had so far! The... More 

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Nathalie, We are delighted to read your glowing review about your recent cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands on Big Fury. Being a small group, our crew get to bond with all of the guests ensuring a more personalised fun experience throughout the day. We look forward to welcoming you on board the next time you are visiting from... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband, 2 kids and my parents all thoroughly enjoyed this day out. Lochie and Maddie were our hosts for the day and made it the highlight of our stay in Queensland. They were both funny, conscientious and very professional all through the day. They know the area inside out and their sense of humour never crossed any boundaries. Lunch... More 

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Carole, We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed your recent day cruise on Big Fury with us, by the sounds of it 3 generations of the one family on board - and you all came back happy - now that's a job well done! We have been experiencing a little bit of liquid sunshine as... More 

Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother, his international friend & I absolutely enjoyed this tour. Lachie was a great knowledgeable & conscientious tour guide as well as fun.

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Thank Louie2UnMe
DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Louie, Thanks for your great positive feedback - our international guests make up more than half of the passengers onboard every trip, which makes for a more interesting cultural experience for everyone and our deckhand Lachie manages to keep you all smiling! See you the next time you are visiting the area! All the best, The Big Fury crew More 

Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The combination of snorkelling, visiting Whitehaven Beach and trekking to the Hill Inlet Lookout was enjoyable. The crew created a lively atmosphere. The cold meat lunch at Whitehaven Beach was fresh. The cost for a stinger suit is additional. The method for cleaning the stinger suits may need to be reassessed. They had a slight bad odour to them at... More 

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent cruise out he Whitsunday Islands with us on board Big Fury. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day visiting the highlights, including beach, bush walk and snorkel. The crew also manage to add a bit of local fresh knowledge to the tour and we feed them... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked our Big Fury tour during our stay in Airlie Beach. it was the highlight of our trip. We were collected from our apartment and taken to the marina. Our guide for the day was 'lochie' (hope I spelt that right) who can only be described as fantastic. He has great knowledge of the barrier reef and was able to... More 

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands on board Big Fury. Our crew live and breath the Whitsundays and are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the area and have a very caring manner to ensure everyone has a most memorable day! Thanks for choosing Big... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day visiting Hill Inlet what a beautiful view , snorkelling & a lovely lunch supplied by the crew which we enjoyed & to finish it off a swim at Whitehaven Beach. Thanks to MATT & LOCHIE for the excellent cruise very entertaining. We throughly enjoyed our day out as a family, highly recommend.

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Thank Helen J
DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Helen, We are delighted to read that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your day out on Big Fury to visit the Whitsunday Islands. The 3 locations we visit are picture postcard in the right weather conditions and the crew have a very caring, professional and laid back approach which makes everyone more relaxed during the day! Thanks for... More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot beat Big Fury! The tour leader Lochie is a legend, blending humour and information seamlessly. We did this same trip 18 months ago and loved it so much we came back. The snorkelling, sights and the awesome lunch make Big Fury the best operator in Airlie Beach. Book it - you won't regret it!

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Thank HughF86
DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Hi Hugh, Wow thanks so much for your positive feedback and second trip with us on board Big Fury!! Reviews like yours make our job all the more satisfying - Lachie will be delighted that he's been called a legend! We look forward to welcoming you for a third round in about 18 months ! All the best, The Big... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best day today doing a snorkel and swim around Whitehaven Island with my husband, my teenage daughter and my brother in law. Food was amazing and plentiful. Weather was perfect and our host Lachlan was very informative and quite a funny guy. Highly recommend this to anyone traveling up north at Airlie Beach.

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DianneF383, Public Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review and recommending us to other travellers. It's the combination of everything from the fast boat ride, the amazing scenery, the great company, informative & friendly crew, yummy fresh lunch and well planned itinerary that makes our cruise very memorable. We look forward to welcoming you and your family on board the next time... More 

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