With 74 beautiful islands to navigate, The Whitsunday Islands offer an abundance of water-based experiences.
SNORKELLING AND DIVING ADVENTURES*
Dip below the surface with snorkelling and diving adventures within the Great Barrier Reef’s ecosystem. Sight the extraordinary marine life that reside within the region’s coral formations, glimpsing down to see tropical fish families and green sea turtles. North Queensland boasts ideal water temperatures all year-round, ensuring snorkelling and diving are available each season.
To ensure everyone gets to experience the underwater realm of the Great Barrier Reef, Ocean Dynamics offers tour options to all levels of snorkeller and diver– whether you are a novice snorkeller or a skilled certified diver, our experienced guides have designed experiences appropriate for a variety of skill levels.
WHITEHAVEN BEACH EXPERIENCE*
Take a scenic journey on a vessel to the iconic Whitehaven Beach, this seven-kilometre stretch of white sands and crystal-clear waters is pristine. Sink your toes into the white silica sands and take a refreshing swim in the sparkling turquoise ocean, one of the most iconicly beautiful beach destinations in the world.
Experience the best of the Whitsundays with a boat transfer to Hayman Island’s nearby islands and embark on a self-guided journey through Langford Island, Bali Hai Reef, Hook Island, or Blue Pearl Bay North. For a secluded experience, our Exclusive Island Escapades provide a unique group adventure ideal for intimate moments with close ones.
Island Escapades include:
- Snorkelling and safety equipment
- Return boat Transfer from Hayman Island
- Picnic hampers and light refreshment available to purchase
Island Escapades are priced at $90.00 per person.
Exclusive Island Escapades are priced at $900.00 (maximum 11 guests).
Hop aboard our dedicated fishing vessel and let our knowledgeable crew take you to local fishing hot spots for an engaging game fishing adventure. Starting off with a scenic tour of Hayman Island’s all-new dedicated fishing vessel our crew will take you out to some of the fishing hot spots around Hayman Island and in the wider Whitsundays. Get up close and personal with a variety of unique and colourful fish including pelagic and reef families.
Half Day fishing adventures $250 per person
Private half fishing charters are available upon request
GUIDED JET SKI ADVENTURES*
Join your qualified and experienced jet ski guide on an epic 1 hour jet ski adventure, where you will drive your own jet ski around the waters of Hayman Island, seeing sea turtles and other marine life up close and personal. This adrenaline-packed adventure combines jet skiing with a spectacular scenic tour of the north Queensland islands.
SEA KAYAK ADVENTURE
Take a guided tour by kayak, paddling out into the deep blue to explore Blue Pearl Bay, Langford Island and Bali Hai. Here you will find tranquil vistas beyond your imagination, pristine reefs perfect for snorkelling and plenty of curious green sea turtles and stingrays at play. Note: this activity is tide and weather dependent. Please check the activities schedule for available sessions. A minimum level of fitness is required for this tour.
Two-hour kayak tour $80 per person
Three-hour kayak tour $110 per person
Watch the sun set over the Whitsunday coastline from a luxury vessel with sparkling wine and antipasto plattters. Cruising the sheltered waters surrounding Hayman Island, you will enjoy a relaxing voyage as the sun sets over Australia’s most iconic island resort.
GUIDED PEDALBOARD TOURS
Explore Hayman Island’s natural beauty with a guided pedalboard tour. Using the Pedalboard equipment is almost like walking on water with handle bars for stability and steering and the up and down pedal motion which helps you glide effortlessly through the water. You can get your daily steps in on the water as your guide takes you on a scenic tour to explore hidden coves and marine life while wading through flat, clear waters around Hayman Island. This activity is tide and weather dependent.
Your Guided Pedalboard Tours are priced at $55 per person.
PRIVATE BOAT CHARTERS*
Escape on your own private charter for a day of luxury with no bounds; enjoying ultimate exclusivity with your own dedicated captain, crew and personalised itinerary.
The team at Ocean Dynamics have several incredible vessels including boutique private charters, motor yachts, dedicated diving boats and sailing yachts. Plan your tailored itinerary, selecting from iconic Whitehaven Beach tours, Great Barrier Reef snorkelling adventures, gourmet seafood lunches (licensed bar also available on board), luxury charters to secret dive spots and more. The choice is yours.
For the ultimate end to your day, take a transfer by speedboat to the beach on one of the nearby islands to watch the sun set across the Whitsunday Islands. Romantic and remote, enjoy the natural light show of sun-down. An optional gourmet picnic of sparkling wine and cheese can be supplied (at additional cost).
The Sunset Escapade is priced at $90 per person.
SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE CORAL REEF VIEWING*
Gaze at the wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef through the lower-deck glass chamber of our semi-submersible Reef Dancer. Take a short voyage to reach a stony seabed with amazing visibility.
Guests will have the opportunity to have a go at snorkelling from the submerged back deck of our semi-submersible vessel. This experience is perfect for anyone wanting to give snorkelling a try, this snorkel is aimed at an introductory level, spending around 20 minutes in the water.
Priced at $125 per adult and $95 per child (5 to 12 years old)