HI Watersports Reef Ryder Whitsunday Explorer This full day tour gives you the time to explore two of the Great Barrier Reef’s most spectacular beaches at your own pace. This is a unique and memorable experience taking you to the beautiful white sands of Whitehaven Beach and crystal clear waters of Chalkies Beach. What you’ll love about your Reef Ryder Tour experience: Learn from our experienced team. Receive expert snorkelling advice and assistance from our water sports team. Visit Whitehaven Beach. Wander the beautiful white sands of the world-famous Whitehaven Beach and, if you’re feeling energetic, walk to the lookout at Tongue Point. Snorkel Chalkies Beach. You’ll also have the opportunity to snorkel around Chalkies Beach, which is home to a diversity of marine life, including visiting turtles and manta rays. Hill Inlet. Enjoy a 1.5 km walk and be rewarded with the most spectacular views of Whitehaven Beach and the outer islands. Coral Gardens. There's often time for more snorkelling in the tranquil waters of the Whitsundays, where you will see an amazing underwater world. Fast transport. You can make the most of your time, with speed-boat transfers to these two spectacular beaches. Booking Request Details at a glance Opening hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Departs Hamilton Island at 9.30 am and returns approximately 4.30 pm. Weather dependant. Pricing Adults $165. Children 14 years and under $125. Family rate 2 adults / 2 children $530 Includes lunch. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Inclusions Lunch, snorkelling equipment and stingers suits when required in season) are included. Sights and highlights Enjoy one of the fastest ways to get around the Whitsundays in purpose built rigid inflatable vessel. This tour includes most of the highlights of the immediate region including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and Chalkies Beach. Sample itinerary Daily itinerary depends on tides and weather but generally will depart at 9.30 am and return by 4.30 pm. Stopping in calm waters for lunch and snorkelling. What to bring Hat, sunscreen, protective clothing, towel, beach wear, swimmers, suitable shoes for walking and possibly getting wet, camera and a smile. Booking information Bookings essential at the Tour Desks located on the Marina, at the Main Resort and in the Reef View Hotel. Call or email in advance to secure your booking in peak times or simply stop by if you are on island. How to get there Vessel departs from Marina arm D, located opposite the Marina Tavern. Please check in 30 minutes prior to departure time. Terms and Conditions Terms and conditions apply. Cancellation policy If your booking is cancelled within 4 to 24 hours notice, 50% of the ticket price will be forfeited. If your booking is a no show or cancelled less than 4 hours notice, 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited. The information above should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time. Snorkel or dive Great Barrier Reef Snorkel or dive 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. Read more See all Great Barrier Reef 12 Jan Top 5 Sunset Spots on Hamilton Island Reef Magazine Whitehaven Beach by Helicopter $5,382 Discover the magic and splendour of world-famous Whitehaven Beach from above - with a luxurious helicopter tour, two nights' accommodation at qualia, and more.