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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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A most enjoyable experience

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Louie2UnMe
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Western Australia, Australia

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Western Australia, Australia
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21 reviews
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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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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went on the big fury tour at Airlie beach! The crew were so nice and very informative! The day was so much fun! We headed over to Whitehaven beach first for a swim and an awesome lunch! The food was great it was like a Christmas lunch again! Then we headed to hill inlet lookout which was stunning!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole trip was perfect, from the boat, food, snorkeling, service and trip were all five stars. The host was extremely humble, helpful and extremely entertaining. PS he will also be your personal photographer...highly recommended...

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest to buy in advance as is always a busy tour! You go snorkeling, enjoy the incredible whitheaven beach and the best view ever! Lunch was good and plenty and Lichie is the best! He connected with all the people and took to each of us great pics! He is the man! Thanks for the great day!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour is very well balanced, including snorkeling (nothing to write home about), a great lunch (really well done, copious and good quality), time on the beach of Whitehaven and a short hike up to the hill inlet. I would have liked even more time on the beach or maybe some time at the Hill Inlet Sands. My major negative... 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 Big Fury cruise to the Whitsunday Islands. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day visiting our piece of paradise! Just to clarify, we do have free tap water onboard the boat and take drinking water across to Whitehaven Beach to have with lunch. However like all... More 

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