Whitehaven Beach | Hill Inlet & The Best Snorkelling Tour

Tour Code: 1142

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Whitehaven - Hill Inlet & Outer Reef Snorkelling
  • The only tour to visit three Iconic Whitsundays destinations in 1 day! Snorkelling Bait Reef Lagoon & Stepping Stones on the outer reef before heading to Hill Inlet lookout and the southern end of Whitehaven Beach.
  • This is the one and only Airlie Beach snorkelling tour that takes you to the Hill Inlet to see the swirling sands, South Whitehaven Beach and to the outer reef for the best snorkelling in the Whitsundays.  
  • See more with Viper, the fastest most exhilarating boat ride in the Whitsundays, a ride that is not for the faint hearted.
  • All the gear is included for snorkelling the brilliant coral reefs, lunch and snacks provided and the guided hike up to Hill Inlet.
  • Only 36 guests onboard for a ride of their lives with our Rolls Royce jets for speed and low environmental impact. Toilet onboard, swim deck, stairs.

Included In Price

  • Transfers from local Airlie Beach accommodation
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Filtered water
  • Snorkelling equipment, wetsuits and flotation devices
  • Guided snorkelling on the OUTER Great Barrier Reef
  • Bushwalk to the Hill Inlet lookout
  • Beach time to relax at South Whitehaven

The only day tour in the Whitsundays to visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and offer the best snorkelling on the outer Great Barrier Reef in a day.

Experience an exhilarating trip on our jet boat out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef to go snorkelling at the renowned Bait Reef Lagoon and Stepping Stones. Afterwards, return swiftly to Whitehaven Beach to savor the breathtaking view from the Hill Inlet lookout, then speed down to the southern end of Whitehaven Beach for some leisurely beach relaxation and a swim in the aqua blue waters. 

Our phenomenal Rolls Royce jet boat engines make Viper the fastest boat in the Whitsundays, enabling us to bring you an iconic one of a kind snorkelling tour. Don't worry we strap you in with a seat belt for the ride of your life. No other Airlie Beach snorkelling tour can take you to these iconic locations all in one day!
Iconic Whitsundays Destinations we visit 
  • Hill Inlet lookout over the swirling sands
  • Swim at South Whitehaven Beach
  • Snorkelling Bait Reef
  • Snorkelling Stepping Stones
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Buy drinks onboard

Timeline - 9 hours

Check in departure 8.00am

  • 1 hour high speed ride to Bait Reef and Stepping Stones - 1.5 hours snorkelling
  • Half hour jet ride to Tongue Bay to walk up to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Only 10 minutes jet ride away we anchor at South Whitehaven Beach - visit the Southern beach lookouts.

The sequence of activities may be altered based on tidal and weather conditions and our ultimate aim is to provide you with the most exciting snorkelling tour to see the best of the best of the Whitsundays.

The stairs and swim platform at the back of our vessel make entering and exiting the water effortless. We supply all snorkeling gear and flotation devices if needed, and our crew will lead a guided snorkelling safari to showcase the highlights of the Great Barrier Reef's corals and marine life.

Our vessel is the FASTEST tour departing from Airlie Beach and is not for the faint-hearted. If you seek speed and performance, this is the journey for you.

This small group tour of only 36 guests is like no other. Custom-built for comfort and speed, propelled by the ultimate Rolls Royce jets for speed & low environmental impact. On board Viper is comfortable mesh seating, and a toilet. 

This tour is suitable for children from 8 years old however only if they are taller than 130cm. Please read our tips and hints for snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays and learn about what is so special about Whitehaven Beach. 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time


Departure Instructions

For guests making their own way to the Marina, please check in by 08:00am.

Pickup Locations

Airlie Beach

  • We offer complimentary transfers within the Airlie Beach area – from Cannonvale to Jubilee Pocket. If you’re staying at a location outside of this area we can provide you with the details of your closest pick up point. You will need to make your own way to this pick up point before the appointed pick up time. Your confirmation email and reminders will contain the time and location of your pick-up. Alternatively, you can make your own way to the marina where there is all day parking, for a fee.
  • Hill Inlet
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Hill Inlet
  • Bait Reef Lagoon
  • Stepping Stones
  • Whitehaven Beach
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



9 Hours

Fitness Level Required



Must be proficient swimmers

Height: From 130 Cm / 4ft3in

  • Camera (charged)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel

Child must be taller than 130cm to travel on this tour

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:

  • We offer full cancellation of your ticket price if you cancel your trip with us 24 hours or more in advance of travel.
  • Weather: the only reason we would cancel a tour would be for the safety and comfort of our guests due to high winds or rough seas.
  • We would make this decision in the afternoon on the day before travel.
  • You will be notified as soon as possible to reschedule or receive a refund in the event of operator cancellations within 24 hours of travel.

Whitehaven Beach | Hill Inlet & The Best Snorkelling Tour

Tour Code: 1142

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Whitehaven - Hill Inlet & Outer Reef Snorkelling



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

Child: au$289.00
Family: au$1,200.00

Tour Code: 1142



15 yrs & over

8 - 14 yrs

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

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