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Hill Inlet - Half Day Tour - Overlook Whitehaven Beach | EXP

Tour Code: 774

Departing: Hamilton Island

Family Deal Save $85
  • Join our half day tour from Hamilton Island and enjoy a guided walk to the top of Hill Inlet and take in the vista of the beautiful scenery of the Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach.
  • Take the time to splash around in the brilliant aqua waters and see the funny Ghost Crabs on the beach
  • You tour guide will tell you all about the regions history and ecology around the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef

Included In Price

  • 40 minute cruise to Hill Inlet
  • 20 minute guided walk up to the lookout
  • 20 minute guided walk down to the beach
  • Spend up to 2 hours on the beach
  • Learn about the history and ecology of the area from your guide
  • Experience the rainforest and spot rare wildlife like Ghost Crabs, Estuarine Sting Rays and so much more
  • Morning or afternoon tea provided depending on time of cruise

Hamilton Island half day tour to Hill Inlet lookouts to see the swirling sands and Whitehaven Beach. Choose a half day morning or afternoon tour. Departing Hamilton Island each morning and afternoon (tides dependent) we take guests out to Hill Inlet on a guided tour.

What to Expect

Join us for an unforgettable half day tour from Hamilton Island to see the stunning vistas of Hill Inlet overlooking Whitehaven Beach. This half-day tour, available both in the morning and afternoon, offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Cruise through the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands, enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters, and take a guided hike to the viewing platforms of Hill Inlet for panoramic views of the Great Barrier Reef.

Features and Highlights

Half Day Tour Hill Inlet Lookout

  • Departure from Hamilton Island Marina: Your Hill Inlet swirling sands adventure begins with a 40-minute high-speed catamaran ride from Hamilton Island, cruising past several of the 74 Whitsunday Islands.
  • Arrival at Tongue Bay: The boat anchors in the heart of the Whitsundays, serving as your gateway to the famous Hill Inlet and the soft white silica sands.

Guided Nature Walk to the Hill Inlet Lookouts

  • Hill Inlet Lookout: Follow your guide on a 20-minute trek to Hill Inlet Lookout. The walk rewards you with breathtaking views of swirling white sands and vibrant waters, ideal for capturing memorable photos.
  • Ecological Insights: During the walk, learn about the unique history and ecology of the area. Your guide will point out various wildlife species, including Ghost Crabs and Estuarine Sting Rays.

Relaxation and Exploration of the Beach

  • Beach Time: After the walk to the two Hill Inlet lookouts, you can enjoy up to two hours of leisure time on the soft silky silica sands down below and even make your way over to see beautiful Bettys Beach and revel in the perfect opportunity to relax, swim, and soak in some of the tropical sunshine of the Whitsundays.
  • Wildlife Spotting: The island's rich biodiversity offers chances to observe rare seabirds and other marine life in their natural habitat.

Comfort and Convenience

  • Morning or Afternoon Tea: Depending on your halfa day tour time, enjoy a selection of refreshments provided to enhance your experience.
  • Luxury Catamaran: Travel in comfort aboard a modern high-speed catamaran equipped with all the amenities to ensure a pleasant journey back to Hamilton Island.

Includes:

  • 40 minute cruise to Hill Inlet
  • 20 minute guided walk up to the lookout 
  • 20 minute guided walk down to the beach
  • Spend up to 2 hours on location
  • Learn about the history and ecology of the area from your guide
  • Experience the rainforest and spot rare wildlife like Ghost Crabs, Estuarine Sting Rays and so much more
  • Morning or afternoon tea provided depending on time of cruise

Please note: guests do not have to take the walk to the Hill Inlet lookout they can go directly to the beach. The walk does NOT require a high level of fitness and is mainly steps and boardwalks, however passengers must be independently mobile to access the beach and walkways.

This Hamilton Island half-day tour is an excellent choice for travellers looking to explore the best of the Whitsundays without committing to a full day tour of the Great Barrier Reef. With its combination of stunning natural beauty, engaging activities, and comprehensive tour inclusions, it promises an enriching experience for all ages and interests. Whether you're gazing out from the Hill Inlet lookout or paddling the clear waters overlooking Whitehaven Beach, this tour captures the essence of the Whitsundays' enchanting allure.

View all Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout tours in the Whitsundays departing Hamilton Island.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hamilton Island

Departure Time
  • Morning Departure 8.00am
  • Afternoon Departure 12.30pm
  • Departure time subject to tides
Destinations
  • Hill Inlet
  • Hill Inlet
  • Whitehaven Beach
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day

Duration

4 Hours

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Additional Information

Please note: guests do not have to take the walk to the lookout they can go directly to the beach. The walk does NOT require a high level of fitness and is mainly steps and boardwalks, however passengers must be independently mobile to access the beach and walkways.

  • Walking shoes to walk to the top of Hill inlet
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Hat, sunscreen

  • Children must be 5 years and over for this tour.
  • This tour is recommended for children 5 years and over. Children under 5 years are welcome,

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

All tours are subject to minimum numbers and to weather conditions and so may be cancelled at the discretion of the operator.

We also reserve the right to alter the destination pending the weather for your safety and comfort.
Times may also need to be changed due to tidal changes.
The company will offer alternative days or refunds in the event of cancellations.

  • Cancel 48 hours prior to the cruise timing - no fee.
  • Cancel between 24 & 48 hours prior to the cruise timing - 50% fee.
  • Cancel within 24 hours prior to the cruise timing - 100% fee.
  • In the event that we cancel due to weather conditions the guest will be offered a full refund or an alternative day.

Please note: guests must be able to swim to participate in snorkeling. There will be a guide in the water for assistance, and floatation devices available for those that require them.

Hill Inlet - Half Day Tour - Overlook Whitehaven Beach | EXP

Tour Code: 774

Departing: Hamilton Island

Family Deal Save $85

From

au$165.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$85.00
Family: au$415.00

Tour Code: 774

From

au$165.00

15 yrs & over

5 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745

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