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Spectacular scenery Discover Whitehaven Beach at Hill Inlet

Visit the beautiful Hill Inlet by high-speed catamaran, take a guided bushwalk around the area, and see some rare Australian wildlife.

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Opening hours
Operating Monday, Wednesday & Friday  

8:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm (depending on tides)
Adult: $145.00
Minor (5-14years): $90.00

Please note the minimum age for this tour is 5 years.
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 on board.
Special offer
Combine this tour with Explore's Snorkel or Dive Whitsunday Islands tour for great savings. Ask the Hamilton Island Tour Desk for more details.
Sights and highlights
Discover the beautiful Hill Inlet on a 20-minute guided tour - and learn about the history and ecology of this area, with informative displays along the way.

Take a swim and enjoy the clear aqua waters.

See rare ghost crabs and estuarine stingrays that reside around Betty's Beach.

Travel to and from Hill Inlet via high-speed catamaran.

Wetsuits and stinger suits also provided if required.
Sample itinerary
Depart Hamilton Island and spend a delightful hour cruising the tropical waters of the Whitsunday Islands on your way to Betty's Beach.

Enjoy a swim, easy walk, or stroll along the perfect sands for around two hours before your return journey by boat back to Hamilton Island Marina.

​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, however passengers must be independently mobile to access the beach and walkways.
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.
Booking information
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.
Cancellation policy
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.