Explore’s Half Day Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach On the northern end of world-famous Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet is one of the most picturesque spots in the Whitsundays - with white, silica sand, turquoise water, and an abundance of marine life. Explore Hill Inlet and Betty's Beach at your own, relaxed pace on this half-day tour. What you'll love about the Half Day Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach tour: Travel to and from Hill Inlet on a high-speed catamaran. Take a guided bushwalk with an expert guide, and learn all about the history, flora and fauna of this stunning area. Or rather than bushwalk, spend your time on the island relaxing on the white, silica sand and enjoying the crystal clear water. If you're feeling energetic, you can also climb to the Hill Inlet lookout for incredible views. You may also see stingrays and turtles gliding in the waters below. Booking Request Details at a glance Opening hours Operates once daily (pending tides and time of year) Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am to 12:30pm or 1:00pm to 5:00pm Pricing Adult: $130.00 Minor (5-17years): $80.00 Please note the minimum age for this tour is 5 years. Inclusions Morning or afternoon tea is included. 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. Suitable for all fitness levels. 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. What to bring Hat Towel Sunscreen 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 and Reef View Hotel. 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. Reef discovery Great Barrier Reef Reef discovery Great Barrier Reef Experience the Great Barrier Reef from the air - and the water - with this sensational return helicopter tour to Reefworld on Hardy Reef. Read more See all Great Barrier Reef 1 Jan Hitting the water – dinghy style Reef Magazine Whitehaven Beach by Helicopter $3,332 Discover the magic and splendour of world-famous Whitehaven Beach from above - with a luxurious helicopter tour, four nights' accommodation in your choice of accommodation, complimentary breakfast and more.