Details at a glance

Opening hours
Departs either 8.30am or 1.00pm (Monday/Wednesday/Friday only) depending on tides.
The tour lasts for 4 hours.

Please check with the Tour Desk during winter months, as departure times may vary.
Pricing
Snorkelling
Adult - $120
Minor - $75 (5-17 years)
Family - $360 (2 adults and 2 minors)
Additional minor  -$60
 
Diving
Introductory adult - $199 one dive
Introductory minor (14-17 years) - $159 one dive
Certified diver - $175 one dive
Special offer
Combine this tour with the Discover Whitehaven Beach at Hill Inlet half-day tour on the same day for great savings. See the Hamilton Island Tour Desk for more details.
Sights and highlights
With guest numbers kept below capacity, you can be confident of an intimate tour experience.

Includes an explanatory educational session on the Great Barrier Reef, while cruising through the Whitsundays passage.

Travel on one of Hamilton Island’s premium dive vessels - with hydraulically lowered stairs, lounge style seating, an air-conditioned interior, partially shaded deck, and freshwater hot and cold showers.

High quality Mares diving and snorkelling gear is included, as well as wetsuits/stinger suits and flotation jackets (if required).

The best sites are selected on the day of departure. The dive sites around Northern Hook Island are recognised as the best in the Whitsundays.
Sample itinerary
Spend an hour travelling each way, with an educational commentary as you cruise through the Whitsundays passage.  
Enjoy between 1.5 and 2 hours’ free time at the chosen dive site. 
What to bring
Hat
Towel
Booking information
Bookings are essential and can be made through the Hamilton Island Tour Desk.
How to get there
Departs from the Marina opposite the General Store.
Terms and Conditions
All tours are subject to minimum numbers and to weather conditions and so may be cancelled at the discretion of the operator. We 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. We reserve the right to use other vessels should Reef Explorer be unavailable for any reason.
Cancellation policy
If you cancel before 5.00pm the day prior to the cruise there is no charge. Cancellations up until 2.00pm on the day of travel will incur a 50% fee. Cancellations after 2.00pm or a failure to show will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
The information above should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.