Operating Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm (depending on tides)
Minor (5-17years): $90.00
Please note the minimum age for this tour is 5 years.
1 hour scenic cruising each way
Up to 2 hours on location for snorkeling and water activities
Morning or afternoon tea included depending on time of cruise.
High quality snorkeling equipment including wetsuits/stinger suits and flotation jackets (if required)
In water assistance and guidance from our experienced crew
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.
Combine this tour with Explore's Discover Whitehaven Beach at Hill Inlet half-day tour for great savings. Ask 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, partially shaded deck, and freshwater hot and cold showers.
High quality 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.
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 snorkel site.
What to bring
Flat-soled shoes or thongs (no high-heels)
A jacket or warm clothes for after swimming, or in case the weather becomes cool
Please also limit your baggage to one backpack or small, soft bag per couple if possible.
Bookings are essential. Please complete online booking request, call the Tour Desk on 07 4946 8305 or visit the Tour Desk located in the Resort Centre.
How to get there
Explore's Pure Dive and Reef Explorer vessels are located in the Marina Village at A9/10 Arm, opposite Explore's office.
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.
Explore 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.
Explore will offer alternative days or refunds in the event of cancellations.
Explore reserve the right to use other vessels should Pure Dive or Reef Explorer be unavailable for any reason.
If your booking is cancelled within 24 to 48 hours notice, 50% of the ticket price will be forfeited.
If your booking is a no show or cancelled less than 24 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.