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“Northern Exposure Tour highlight on our stay in Airlie”
Review of Ocean Rafting

Ocean Rafting
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. There are two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights, and each Ocean Rafting day includes an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach, and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience.The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. The vessels were originally designed and built as rescue crafts and are driven by 450hp engines. 70% of the vessel is shaded, providing comfort from the tropical sun. Small groups allow guests to experience tropical paradise away from the crowds.Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service, from the courtesy bus pick up in the morning to snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Thanks ocean rafting for a fantastic day of fun & adventure. The northern exposure tour with Will & Sarah was the highlight of our visit to Airlie Beach in early June 2014. It's never a dull moment aboard Thunderstruck with Will & Sarah. What an awesome team, they have the whole day covered! With water temperature of 24 degrees there's no need to hire a wet suit. Crystal clear water, fish a plenty & noodles available for flotation support if required. Lunch was divine & enjoyed on beautiful sands at Whitehaven beach.
This tour is a must if you want to see & feel beautiful Whitsundays at it's best.

1  Thank Koobes
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"hill inlet"
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"boat ride"
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"day trip"
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"great fun"
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"fast boat"
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"snorkelling spots"
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"whitsunday islands"
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Had lots of fun with the amazing crew and saw some interesting sights. Love the withsunday islands! No worries!;)

Thank sannevandenberg
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Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Our day onboard "jammin" was made even more exhilarating by the expertise and knowledge of both sarah and will our skipper and guide. Both snorkelling sights were brilliant with lots of marine life to be seen including turtles. Would recommend purchasing the media package beforehand as quality and quantity of photos and video footage was amazing.

Thank Ben A
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

It was an amazing day out. Great timing of the activities and skippers were fantastic! Would recommend to anyone looking to experience part of the islands

Thank Jane D
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

I really recomend this company.
Unfortunately, the photos and vidéos are not very good. It was 40$ and there is no videos Of coral.. 15min Of vidéo with just fishes... to buy this is not à good deal!

Thank Marjorie T
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