Central Explorer – Hook and Hayman Islands

Start 9.00 am – Finish approx. 4.30pm

Meeting Point for this excursion is normally at the Coral Sea Marina (Meeting Point ‘C’). 

Your vessel will depart at around 9am after a safety briefing and travel across the Whitsunday Passage to Hook Island direct. We will then have a snorkelling stop at one of the beautiful locations around the top of Hook Island, followed by a bit of an explore out through to the Coral Sea to view some other locations and return for lunch on your own private beach on either Langford or Hook Island. 

If time permits, we will also call into the beautiful Nara Inlet which includes a walk up to the Aboriginal Caves that were once used by the Ngaro people, the former inhabitants of these islands, before returning to Airlie Beach.

Limitations – Wind & Tide conditions for crossing Whitsunday Passage. 

Snorkelling only available to competent persons

Trip includes:

  • Morning tea and lunch (you may bring your own additional snacks and refreshments)
  • Spray jackets, guest towels, Ice, bottled water and Eski (Cooler) also provided.
  • Snorkel equipment (Mask, snorkel & fins) 

Stinger / wetsuits also available during recommended season @ $5.00 pp (sanitization cost).

Trip may be reversed in Northerly conditions.

What you need to bring:

  • Lightweight walking shoes that don’t mind getting wet
  • Sunglasses, quick dry clothing (you will probably get wet)
  • Bathers, if you wish to have a swim or snorkel
  • A sense of adventure and good humour