Explore the region Tours and cruises

Take an organised tour, or relaxing cruise around the magnificent Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays.

Take to the skies Tours and cruises

Experience all of the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays from the air - with a scenic flight by seaplane or helicopter.

Join an organised tour Tours and cruises

From snorkelling expeditions, to overnight stays out on the reef, Hamilton Island offers a huge number of tours for families.

Go fishing Tours and cruises

Join an organised fishing tour, hire your own fishing charter, or simply hire a dinghy and cast a line.

Tours and cruises

A true aquatic playground, there’s an incredible amount to see and do, both on and around, Hamilton Island. Discover everything this renowned region has to offer with Hamilton Island’s large range of tours and cruises. 

Alani Charters

Explore the vibrancy and beauty of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef at your own pace, and in your own style, by chartering a luxury motor yacht from Alani Charters.

AWOL Luxury Charters

Relax and unwind in the serene environment surrounded by nature’s finest white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise water.

Cruise Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Adventures

Discover all the colour, diversity and vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef with this family-friendly day trip from Hamilton Island.

Cruise Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience

Spend the night out on the Great Barrier Reef, see the sun set over the ocean, and watch the reef come alive after dark, with this unforgettable Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience.

Cruise Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach & Daydream Island Full Day

On this unforgettable, family-friendly day trip, you will cruise to the pristine Whitehaven Beach, and to nearby Daydream Island on a comfortable and fully-equipped catamaran.

Cruise Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach & Snorkelling Adventure Part Day

Enjoy two of the most spectacular attractions of the Whitsundays in one day – the iconic Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling at a superb inner reef site.

Cruise Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach Half Day

Cruise in air-conditioned comfort and experience one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with this half-day trip to world-famous Whitehaven Beach.

Cruise Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach Hill Inlet & Lookout Full Day

Enjoy a day spent exploring the world famous Whitehaven Beach and beautiful surrounds.

Explore’s Full Day Snorkel or Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Explore some of the most pristine and secluded sections of the Great Barrier Reef with this unforgettable and exclusive day trip from Hamilton Island.

Explore’s Half Day Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach

Discover beautiful Hill Inlet and Betty's Beach on this half-day tour. Travelling by high-speed catamaran, you can either take a guided hike, or relax and enjoy the crystal clear water.

Explore’s Sail & Snorkel Whitehaven & Chalkies Beach

Discover the spectacular beauty of the Whitsundays from above and below the water, with this sailing and snorkelling adventure.

Explore’s Sail & Swim at Whitehaven Beach

Discover the magnificent and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with this family-friendly Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach experience.

Explore's Afternoon Cruise & Unwind

Join us for a relaxing afternoon cruise through the picturesque Whitsunday Islands on board Explore's Hamilton Star.

Explore's Half Day Snorkel & Dive Whitsunday Islands

Experience the spectacular underwater scenery of the Whitsundays with this half-day dive and snorkel tour from Hamilton Island.

Ricochet Luxury Sailing Catamaran

Ricochet is a unique 47ft state of the art Carbon-fibre Catamaran that offers an exhilarating sail without compromising on comfort and sophistication.

Explore's Sunset Cruise and Dine

Embark on the ultimate dining experience on board M.V. Hamilton Star. Relax, unwind and indulge your senses.

Explore's Sunset Sail Whitsunday Islands

Experience the spectacular sight of the sun setting over the Whitsundays, from aboard Hamilton Island’s On the Edge catamaran.

Grand Prix Yachting

Imagine exploring the Whitsundays as part of a small group on one of our two Volvo 60 ocean racers, Merit and Spirit.

Hamilton Island Air Best of Both Worlds by Helicopter

Experience the unforgettable beauty and colour of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays - from the air and below the water - with this Best of Both Worlds tour from Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island Air Fly/Cruise to Reefworld

Experience the Great Barrier Reef from helicopter and catamaran - and snorkel or dive to your heart’s content - with this fly and cruise trip to Reefworld on Hardy Reef.

Hamilton Island Air Reef and Beach Explorer by Seaplane

Take to the skies over the Great Barrier Reef and see the amazing Heart Reef from above, before experiencing a water landing alongside Whitehaven Beach.

Hamilton Island Air Reef Discovery Fly Both Ways by Helicopter

Experience the Great Barrier Reef from the air - and the water - with this sensational return helicopter tour to Reefworld on Hardy Reef.

Hamilton Island Air Whitehaven Beach Getaway

Fly by helicopter to Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and enjoy breathtaking views over the Whitsunday Islands.

Hamilton Island Air Whitehaven Express Scenic Flight by Aeroplane

Circumnavigate the spectacular Whitsunday Island with this half-hour scenic aeroplane flight. See for yourself why Whitehaven Beach was named number one beach in Australia*.

HI Watersports Jetryder Tour

Fishtail, spin and twist on Hamilton Island’s adrenalin pumping jet boat! Take a 30 minute, thrilling ride on board Jetryder, in the protected waters around the island.

HI Watersports Reef Ryder Dash

Perfect for those short on time and wanting to enjoy a quick visit to the spectacular Whitehaven Beach.

HI Watersports Reef Ryder Two in One

If you'd like to experience the pristine beauty of Whitehaven Beach, and the magnificent marine life around Chalkies Beach, the Reef Ryder 2 in 1 tour offers you the best of both worlds.

HI Watersports Reef Ryder Whitsunday Explorer

Enjoy a full day cruise, exploring Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling at Chalkies Beach.

Jet Ski Tours

If you’re looking for some adventure on your Hamilton Island holiday, you can’t go past a thrilling jet ski tour of the Whitsundays.

Sea Kayak Adventure Paddle

For a tranquil, close-to-nature experience on the water, join a Sea Kayaking tour over the Whitsundays’ magnificent coral reefs.

Sea Kayak Sunset Paddle

For a truly romantic holiday experience, explore the waterways around Hamilton Island on a Sea Kayak Sunset Paddle tour.

Sunsail Sailing School

There isn’t a more perfect destination in the world to learn how to sail than the Whitsundays. Hamilton Island is home to Sunsail Whitsundays Sailing School, which offers both novice and intermediate learn to sail courses.

Sunsail Yacht Charters

Explore the magnificent Whitsunday Islands at your own pace, and in relaxed comfort, on a Sunsail Yacht Charter.

Types of cruises and tours on Hamilton Island: 

Organised boat tours

Visit the Great Barrier Reef or Whitsundays with an organised boat tour from Hamilton Island. There are plenty of types of tours - from relaxed snorkelling trips to Whitehaven Beach, to full-day diving tours, overnight reef-stay adventures, and much more. 

Charter a yacht

Hamilton Island is also a fantastic base from which to charter a private yacht around the Whitsundays - one of the world’s great sailing locations.

Go fishing

The waters around the Great Barrier Reef are teaming with marine life. You can join one of our organised fishing tours, hire your own fishing charter, or simply hire a dinghy and cast a line in the waters around Hamilton Island.

Take a cruise

To experience the magnificence of this spectacular part of the world, Hamilton Island also offers several cruises around the nearby waterways - including a romantic sunset dinner cruise.

Take a flight

Marvel at the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays from above - including the iconic Heart Reef - with a scenic flight by seaplane or helicopter, from Hamilton Island.