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Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina North (Next to Sorrento Restaurant & Bar), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 7 4946 6848
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsunday Islands, the...

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.

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Easily the highlight of mine and my girlfriends trip. Did the northern exposure tour and was blown away with the sights and snorkelling. Got to swim with the fish and even... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Toowong, Queensland, Australia

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Toowong, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the highlight of mine and my girlfriends trip. Did the northern exposure tour and was blown away with the sights and snorkelling. Got to swim with the fish and even turtles. Dani and Ross were our deckie/skiipper and they made the trip that much better. 10/10 would recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a lovely day but i cannot swim, so i can not snorkeling, which was pissed me off.i think you guys can provide more tools to help people who cannot swim,rather than yelling at me.

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OceanRafting_Safari, Owner at Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

We are pleased you had a lovely day but sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your snorkelling experience. We do provide various flotation devices including swimming noodles and life rings for guests to hold on to if they are not so confident in the water. Our apologies that part of your day was disappointing but hope you enjoyed the rest... More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much fun! Would recommend to anyone looking for something fun to do in Airlie. Lunch provided was lovely, we did the northern exposure tour and the snorkelling spots were great. Tour guides were so much fun and full of knowledge.

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OceanRafting_Safari, Owner at Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Northern Exposure tour during your trip to Airlie Beach! We are so pleased you had a great day out with us and enjoyed your snorkelling experience! We hope you had fun during the rest of your time in the Whitsundays! :-) More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the pick up, reception crew and on board crew the ocean rafting team is fantastic. Very helpful and knowledgable! I can not recommend this tour enough. It was a great mix of excitement with the boat ride, amazment with the amazing snorkeling and views and educational with the comments from the crew. Absolutely loved it all. Thank you! We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the Jammin boat on Dec 29th with Dee and Tim (I think!) and had a great time, the tour length was just about perfect. A 5-10 min bush walk to some great views, hanging out on Whitehaven beach, snorkelling up close and personal with fish and turtles too. The staff were fantastic, the food was great too. Highly... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun with the guys from ocean rafting! Highly recommend the day tour. Food was excellent as weil.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Claudia and Danni were very knowledgable, young and enthusiastic. Our 7 and 10 year old were the only children on board and the staff and other tourists made them feel very welcomed and were entertained by the other tourists. The raft was super fast and the tricks were amazing. A very fun and exciting way to see the Whitsundays. Tom... More 

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OceanRafting_Safari, Owner at Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you John and Elizabeth! We love hearing that your Ocean Rafting experience was a highlight for you and your family during your travels! Thank you from Claudia, Danni and the Ocean Rafting team for your wonderful feedback and recommendation! :-) More 

Airlie Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect day trip to see the beautiful whitsundays. Lots of fun guarantee. Start by a snorkel spots in the morning and relaxing time at Whitehaven beach. Couldn't ask for a better day out at sea. Amazing crew too, funny and friendly. Will recommend it

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This day was perfect! The team was really cool and absolutely helpful at all the time. We had a nice group and a lot of fun over the whole day. We have seen a lot in a short time. The highlight was fantastic and also swimming on the beach was nice. Also the lunch at the beach was delicious! A... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our day with ocean rafting was a unique and amazing experience. The crew was nice and funny, the nature stunning and the snorkel spots with all the fish just unforgettable! I would definitely recommend ocean rafting for all types of ages from young to old.

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