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ZigZag Whitsundays Day Tour - From $125
ZigZag Whitsundays Day Tour Includes – Snorkelling, Whitehaven Beach, Lookout and an Island Resort Visit
Scenic Flight + ZigZag Day Tour
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1 Hour Scenic Flight From $229
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Number #1 Airlie Beach Snorkelling And Whitehaven Beach Tour
ZigZag Whitsundays Day tour is your number one choice for visiting the Whitsundays on an Airlie Beach Snorkelling tour. No other trip can match our boats comfortable new seats, amount of locations visited, friendly tour guides or all-inclusive price
ZigZag Whitsundays Day Trip –
- Departs Daily at 8 am
- Visits Whitehaven Beach
- New Whitehaven Beach South Lookout
- Guided Island Bushwalk
- Awesome Snorkel Locations
- Island Resort Stop Over
- Pricing Starting At $125
- All Prices include Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Snacks, Snorkel Equipment And Wetsuit
With ZigZag Whitsundays Day Tour and Holiday Packages, you’ll get to visit more of the incredible Whitsunday Islands—including Whitehaven Beach, the holy grail of white sands and clear tropical waters. Snorkel at locations in the fringing Great Barrier Reef (high-quality equipment supplied—including wetsuits). Plus, experience what no other Whitsundays tour can do—visit Palm Bay Resort on Long Island, a small, tropical boutique resort, and end the day with a cold drink and swim in the pool
DAY TRIP WITH ZIGZAG WHITSUNDAYS
ZigZag Whitsundays is a full day tour meeting at 8 am and returning at 4 pm, The tour visits Whitehaven Beach and the southern lookout, you will also get an opportunity to snorkel around the islands and visit Palm Bay Resort on Long Island.
As we depart early and return later, you get more time on the water, and more locations visited than any other trip here in Airlie Beach. In 2020 the boat was refitted with highback padded seats making sure our guests have a comfortable safe ride every time!
The Whitsunday Islands are one of the last genuinely unspoiled regions on Australia’s East Coast, and the natural bushland, lush islands and widespread beaches invite total relaxation
Pristine and beautiful in every way, this region comprises of 74 islands in total and stretches along the coast from Mackay to Bowen. Although extremely remote, you can reach this paradise on ZigZag’s Whitsundays Day Trip and explore everything this coastline has to offer. Important Note: There are some days where the ride is slightly bumpy and will be affected by waves—and while these days are completely safe, they are not suitable if you are pregnant, have an existing medical condition (including back problems) or do not have the tolerance for ocean spray.
Secluded Island Resort Plus Day Tour Packages
We have exclusive packages with Palm Bay Resort on Long Island. This boutique resort has separate bungalows overlooking the beach and stunning islands. If you are after a quick island getaway of 2 or 3 nights we have the perfect package for you!
- Stay 2 or 3 nights at Palm Bay Resort on Long Island.
- ZigZag Whitsundays day tour included in all packages
- Transfers to and from the island included
The convenience of self-catering accommodation
- Free use of resort non-motorised facilities
- Unique accommodation villas with a maximum of only 60 guests at the resort.
AIRLIE BEACH SNORKELLING INFORMATION
- Beautiful snorkel locations
- Mask, snorkel and fins included
- Wetsuit/stinger suit Included
- Fold-out stairs for easy water access
- Flotation devices for non-swimmers
Our qualified crew always pick the best locations that suit the conditions for snorkelling on the day.
These locations can include Blue Pearl Bay, Luncheon Bay, Border Island and Chalkies bay—each known for their abundant marine life and pristine coral viewing. These tropical waters are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and are filled with tropical fish and turtles all year round. The coral reefs are sheltered by the islands and have a broadly diverse range of stunning colours and vibrant sea life. We cater for all swimming abilities and have flotation devices if needed. Discover our Airlie Beach snorkelling opportunities today.
South Whitehaven Beach Lookout Now Included
WHITEHAVEN BEACH TOUR
- 1.5 -2 hours on the beach
- New South Whitehaven Lookout.
- Guided Bushwalk
- Lunch and water provided
- 98% silica white sand
- Beach landing with stairs
- Shade available under trees
EXCLUSIVE ISLAND RESORT
Enjoy a short stopover at Palm Bay Resort situated on Long Island in the Whitsundays. ZigZag is the only tour allowed in this exclusive resort where you can enjoy a cocktail or swim in the pool. This small secluded resort is on nestled between the rainforest and beach on Long Island.
- 45-minute stop approximately
- Bring $ for a cold drink or cocktail
- Swim in the pool
- Discover the resort
- Enjoy afternoon tea
ZIGZAG WHITSUNDAYS DAY TOUR ITINERARY
Your tour with ZigZag Whitsundays day trip: Depart from the Northern end of Coral Sea Marina|Resort in Airlie Beach at 8.30 am. From the marina, we will head out to the Whitsunday Islands and find the best Airlie Beach snorkelling location at sheltered bays filled with coral and tropical fish.
Next up is Whitehaven Beach, where you will be treated to a guided bushwalk from our experienced crew, this walk explores the bush/rainforest behind the beach and ends up at the stunning South Whitehaven Lookout. You will have plenty of time for pictures at this remarkable platform that looks out over the beach and islands. Once the guided bushwalk is over, you will be served lunch and have plenty of time to explore Australia’s number 1 beach.
In 2020 the owners wanted to increase guest comfort on the tour, in a first, in the Whitsunday region they added High back padded seats allowing maximum comfort and safety for anyone that travels.
- Highback 10 cm padded seats
- Very low probability of seasickness
- Fold down stairs for beach landings and snorkel activities
- Free iced water onboard
- Onboard bathroom
- Clean, tidy and modern
- Sun protection roof
- More locations than any other tour
Sit back in brand new, extremely comfortable padded bucket seats and enjoy the ride without the risk of seasickness!
THE TOUR GUIDES
ZigZag is owned by a Marine Biologist who professionally hand trains your friendly tour guides. With over 20 years’ combined experience in the tourism industry, our crew will show you the best the Whitsundays has to offer.
- Experienced tour guides
- The friendliest crew in the Whitsundays
- Fully marine qualified
- All crew trained in first aid and O2
- In-water activities specialists
- Trained by a marine biologist
- GoPro camera onboard
- Genuinely love their work
Our Whitsundays day tour guides/crew are the best Airlie Beach has to offer—our hand-selected staff are here to keep you safe, ensure you have a blast and are most of the same staff that has been with the company since it started in 2017.
WHITSUNDAYS ISLANDS INFORMATION
- Whitsunday Island
- Hook Island
- Long Island
- Molle Group
- Plus much more..
With so many inlets and islands, it’s impossible to get bored during your expedition to each idyllic location. The islands we visit and Airlie Beach Snorkelling Locations depend on the wind and tide conditions of the day—meaning that each ride with us is customised to provide only the very best experiences!
(FAQ) -WHITSUNDAYS DAY TOUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When does the tour depart?
The tour departs every day @ 8.30 am and returns around 4 pm to 4.30 pm from Coral Sea Marina|Resort
Do you have a pickup service?
No – with our dynamic pricing, we pass the savings onto you by not having a pickup service.
I don’t feel confident swimming or snorkeling
– All in water activities including snorkelling are optional. If you do not want to snorkel or swim, you do not have to! we do have flotation aids on every tour to make you comfortable in the water if needed.
Where does the Whitsundays day trip go?
The tour itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions, but we usually visit a stunning snorkel location, stay on Whitehaven Beach for around 90 minutes ( including the New South Whitehaven Beach Lookout) and visit Palm Bay Long Island Resort in the afternoon.
Cruise ship passengers
Unfortunately, we can not take people that arrive on a cruise ship. There is no cruise ship terminal here. The thousands of guests on the ship are transported to the mainland in small ferries. This can take up to two hours each way, not leaving enough time to board or return from our tour.
What is the meeting time?
8 am sharp at Coral Sea Marina|Resort, North End Roundabout. For directions, please see this map to our Whitsundays Day Tour Meeting Point.
What should I bring?
You should bring sunscreen, hat, towel and cash or credit card (for drinks at Palm Bay Long Island Bar)
Can I buy anything on tour?
The only purchases are when we stop in at Long Island’s Palm Bay Resort in the afternoon—there is an opportunity to buy a few cold drinks.
Pick-ups from Palm Bay Resort?
We do pick up guests from Palm Bay Resort for the tour. However, all bookings must be made through Palm Bay Resort on Long Island. Dynamic pricing does not apply to any pickups and drop-offs from the resort.
Pregnant or have known back problems?
Due to safety we can not take anyone that is over 20 weeks pregnant or has back or neck issues
VIDEO INTRODUCTION TO OUR DAY TOUR
Meet the crew and take a virtual tour of our Airlie Beach Snorkelling tour that also visits Palm Bay Resort and Whitehaven.
See more videos on our Youtube channel or social media platforms
The only Whitsundays Day Trip with Dynamic Pricing, Tickets Start At Only $125
Comfortable Boat Ride
Comfortable Ride With More Destinations And More Time At Them
Our Tour Is Fully Inclusive Of Lunch Morning Tea Afternoon Tea Snorkel Equipment and Wetsuit.
07 4813 9007
Coral Sea Marina|Resort
Airlie Beach QLD 4802
ZigZag Whitsundays is a locally owned and operated company. Owners Ben ( Boat Mechanic)and Nicole (Marine Biologist) are dedicated to giving you the best tour in Airlie Beach