Central Explorer – Hook and Hayman Islands


Start 0900 – Finish approx. 1600 hrs

Meeting Point for this excursion is normally at Abell Point Marina (Meeting Point No1). Your vessel Paradise Explorer 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 Whitsunday or Hook Island. If time permits, we would also call into the beautiful Nara Inlet which includes a walk up to the Aboriginal Caves that were once used by the Naru tribe, before returning to Airlie Beach (Abell Point Marina).

Limitations - Wind & Tide conditions for crossing Whitsunday Passage; Snorkelling only available to competent persons

Trip includes:

  • Gourmet lunch pack and refreshments (Alcohol not supplied but you may bring your own)
  • Spray jackets & leggings extra towels, Ice, bottled water and Eski (Cooler) also provided.
  • Courtesy bus transfer from Abell Point Marina back to Shute Harbour for collection of vehicles if required (Whitsunday Transit – regular service and timetable)

Snorkel equipment (Mask, snorkel & fins available) @ $15.00 pp, but must be ordered prior to trip.

Stinger / wetsuits also available during recommended season @ $10.00 pp. (or $5.00 extra per person if getting snorkelling gear as well). 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

Family rates available on request.

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