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Big Fury Island Tour

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 418 782 266
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A memorable trip on Big Fury. The 2 man crew were really friendly and incredibly knowledgeable about the area. Fast boat meant no engine fumes and access to places further out than slower boats could reach in the day. The snorkelling on the coral reef...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 15 of us that went out on Big Fury including 7 children aged between 4-15 and we all thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the day. Brandon’s informative and entertaining commentary was a hit with everyone and he really couldn’t of been any more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel D
DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rachel, delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your recent cruise on Big Fury. Braden is always a great hit with guests, but particularly families, the kids love to feed the fish, and take photos at the helm, and nothing is too much for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy Braydon and his high level of service with his running commentary and jokes. Braydon showed a high level of care throughout the day. Great snorkeling food and boat ride. Would recommend for two ladies who were over the age of 60 yrs old....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank judi m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with on a day tour to Whitsundays with Big Fury, price AUD 139 pp via bookme.com. The Big Fury is a speedy boat with a capacity of 35 ppl but we were only 18 so it was a nice small group! Our host...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Eveliendbr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go with Big Fury primarily for the speed, I suffer sea sickness on small boats but decided to "risk it". I need not have been concerned, the relatively calm waters and the boat itself allowed me to enjoy the trip with no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Terry08-17
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We were here for the weekend getaway from Mackay and we decided on a last minute day trip on the Big Fury. Dane and Wazza were absolutely amazing! They made the trip fun, funny, and absolutely enjoyable! Lunch on whitehaven was great and the inlet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

As a below knee amputee I was apprehensive about going on one of these snorkeling excursions as while I can swim like a fish, getting in and out of boats and back and forth to shore can be a challenge, especially in not getting my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Wonderful day with Simon and Brandon. We have done a fair few tours like this around the world and this was one of the best. The mixing of the sightseeing walk, then snorkelling and lunch on the incomparable Whitehaven beach worked well. Lunch was delicious...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ianteese
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Mixed up my pick up time and missed it, but they were great about calling me and coming back to get me. Because it’s a faster boat you have more time at your stops which was really nice. Good lunch provided and time to swim...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank malloryn691
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome jet boat that doesn’t make you feel sea sick! Half way snorkel to help break up the day, beautiful scenic walk on the inlet to view Whitsundays island, then a few hours on Whitehaven beach to eat a freshly made lunch (deli meats, sandwiches,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianneF383, Guest Relations Manager at Big Fury Island Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback about your recent Big Fury cruise to visit the Whitsunday Islands. We are delighted that you enjoyed our personalised trip where everyone is treated to some local Aussie humour as well as an awesome day out on the...More

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Lynne K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely! I would just warn about people who suffer from sea sickness. Keep in mind it's a tour on the open ocean, so the boat does rock back and forth. For neck problems there is no issue as long as you are able to... More
14 September 2015|
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Response from DianneF383 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry regarding our Big Fury one day Whitsunday Islands cruise. We cruise past Hill Inlet's swirling sands but do not stop and let guests off at this location, as we prefer to give our... More