ZigZag Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach Tour.
Quick Information For This Tour
Product – ZigZag Whitsundays and Whitehaven Beach Tour
Price – From $159
Price Includes – Lunch, snacks, cold water refills, snorkel equipment, wetsuit
Location – Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Type Of Boat – Fast Power Boat
Boat Name – ZigZag Whitsundays
Departure Time – 8:00am
Return Time – 4:00pm
Maximum Guests – 30
Boat Seats – Comfortable Soft High Back
Tour Locations – Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, South Whitehaven Lookout, Chalkies Beach and Haslewood Island Lookout.
ZigZag Whitsundays is a fun day tour on a very comfortable riding boat. With more destinations, this is a day trip like no other. This tour is perfect for guests that want a scenic day on the water and want to experience the best the Whitsunday Islands have to offer.
Unlike other tours, ZigZag Whitsundays and Whitehaven Beach tour has soft comfortable seats, takes low guest numbers with a maximum of 30 people, also everything is included in the ticket price from lunch and snacks to all snorkel equipment and wetsuit, they even supply good quality marine wind jackets (when needed) and have a cold water refill station of drinking water (take your own bottle. This tour is a low-impact environmental tour.
ZigZag Whitsundays Day Tour Detailed Information
- 2 Beaches 2 Lookouts 1 Snorkel Location
- Most comfortable day boat in the Whitsundays
- Visit Whitehaven beach
- Visit The New South Whitehaven Beach Lookout
- The Best Snorkel locations in the coral-filled bay
- Chalkies Beach Visit
- Haslewood Island Lookout
- Buffet lunch on Whitehaven Beach
- Includes lunch, snacks snorkel equipment, wetsuit
- Comfortable padded seats
- 30 guests, 3 crew – the ultimate Whitsundays day tour
Is This Tour Suitable For You?
This Tour is suitable for all guests from age 5 up, no children under 5 are allowed on this tour
This boat is a very comfortable ride and in 2020 the addition of high-back padded seats means they have taken the guest’s comfort to the next level.
However, If you are over 20 weeks pregnant or have back/neck injury its tour is not for you.
Tour Departure Point Map
ZigZag Whitsundays Tour visits Whitehaven Beach for around 2 hours. During this time you will have the crew will serve lunch on the beach and after you will have plenty of time to explore and swim. at this breathtaking location. Take a walk and explore the 98% pure silica sand dunes and take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters.
South Whitehaven Beach Lookout
ZigZag Whitsundays no visits the brand new lookout platform at the South end of Whitehaven Beach. This 970-meter walk and lookout platform was opened in July 2019. Here you will see the entire length of Whitehaven Beach plus 120-degree views of the Whitsunday Islands. This is a view like no other in the Whitsundays and ZigZag is proud to be one of the few tours that visit this Instagram-inspiring location.
During your 1 day tour, you will get an opportunity to snorkel the coral-filled bays on the coastal fringes of the islands. Here you can see turtles, Maori wrasse, batfish, parrot fish, clown fish (Nemo) plus plenty more! in most bays, the coral starts close to shore and is easily accessible by the front stairs on the boat. For the non-confident swimmers, there are noodles and flotation devices available for safety.
MEETING TIME/PLACE ON MORNING OF DEPARTURE
If you are walking – (15 min walk time) you need to be at Abell Point Marina Roundabout (North End Meeting Point under the Umbrellas see map above) @ 8.00am .
If you are driving – there is car parking at Abell Point Marina for $8 for the day, paid at machines by coins or card on the day. Then walk down to the Roundabout (North End Meeting Point under the Umbrellas see map above) @ 8.00am
Google Maps App link for the meeting point is https://goo.gl/maps/dbyjbJntHDL2
ZigZag does not have set itineraries, as we are dependent on weather & tidal conditions. When you board the boat, the crew will sit down with you and go through information specific to the vessel as well as where you may be going that day.
ZigZag is an open vessel you can get wet whilst we are travelling, please be prepared for this.
No large backpacks or suitcases are allowed on ZigZag, if you wish to bring a bag bring a small day pack There is NO bag storage on the boat. if you bring a bag it will be with you or under your seat for the tour
WHAT TO BRING:
In a small soft bag (if needed), we suggest that you bring the following –
Light Clothing / Warm clothing in cooler months (May – September) Swimsuit
Sunscreen (30+ highly recommended)
Morning Tea and lunch is included. However, If you think the fresh air might make you extra hungry, you may want to bring crisps, chocolates etc
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
Glass bottles Passport, Travel Documents
ZigZag is not responsible for any property you take on board the vessel. We strongly encourage you to take
waterproof cameras (or waterproof protected cameras) rather than expensive digital cameras. Your electrical equipment will be ruined if it comes in contact with seawater.
Welcome to the tropics! Although our winters are unbeatable in terms of weather, our summers can be hot and wet. November -March can be extremely hot and humid, Unless you are accustomed to living in this climate, you
may find it slightly uncomfortable, Please be prepared for this.
If you are not quite sure whether or not you may suffer from Travel Sickness please make sure that you are prepared. As our trained crew will assist as much as possible in making you comfortable but they are not allowed to provide you with any medication to help with the problem. Medication can be purchased at the Night Owl in Airlie Beach or any pharmacy. ZigZag is a fast boast and most people do not suffer sea sickness whilst travelling with us
Masks and snorkels are all included in the price of your trip and will be distributed on board.
LYCRA SUITS & WETSUITS:
Wearing a Lycra stinger suit will prevent UV exposure and significantly reduce your risk to marine stingers. ZigZag requires that all passengers wear a full length stinger suit or wetsuit if you wish to swim and or snorkel from our boat
You will be fitted for your Suit onboard the boat. These are included in the price you paid.
Terms and Conditions Of Travel
B&N Operations Pty Ltd ABN 14 617 437 751 t/as ZigZag Whitsundays operates the vessels known as ZigZag, The following terms and conditions apply to travel by you on ZigZag .
All prices are shown in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST. Prices are valid from 1st July 2022.
All ZigZag departures and itineraries are subject to weather and may be changed or cancelled a B&N Operations discretion. ZigZag reserves the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time and for any reason.
ZigZag reserves the right to cancel any trip, or reduce trip duration, in any circumstances, including those which pose a safety risk to you, the vessel or crew, such as severe weather, including cyclones.
If ZigZag is cancelled by the owner prior to or on the scheduled departure date, you will be refunded within 7 days.
If your trip duration is reduced during the trip due to Unforeseen Circumstances, you may be offered a future trip on ZigZag at no cost to you, depending on the amount of time by which your original trip on ZigZag was reduced and, subject to availability. You acknowledge that “Unforseen Circumstances” includes but is not limited to the following; inclement weather, issues pertaining to ZigZag and any medical emergency, such as injury to guests or crew.
You acknowledge that if you cancel your travel on ZigZag less than 24 hours before the departure date, this will result in the forfeiture by you of the full trip price.
If you request a transfer of a trip departure date up to at least 24 hours before the day of scheduled departure this will incur no transfer fee. No Transfers will be accepted under this 24 hr. period
We recommend you take out travel insurance
You acknowledge that travel with, and the recreational services provided by, ZigZag (such as all in water activities and bushwalking) involve risk, including in particular a risk of being stung or bitten by jellyfish and other marine creatures or native fauna. You are advised to wear a stinger suit at all times you are in the water.
Whilst we make every effort to safeguard our passengers travelling on ZigZag , you acknowledge and agree that ZigZag is not liable to you for personal injury, aggravation of any existing injury or condition, mental injury, contraction of any disease, loss (direct, indirect or consequential) or death (including but not limited to from jellyfish stings) resulting from the recreational services provided by ZigZag , ZigZag hereby excludes absolutely all such liability to you.
Where the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) consumer guarantees apply you also acknowledge and agree that the liability of ZigZag for any breach of those consumer guarantees is excluded to the maximum extent possible under section 64A of the Australian Consumer Law and 139A of the CCA, where you are killed, injured (physically or mentally) or contract a disease, or an existing disease is aggravated, arising from your trip onZigZag Whitsundays .
Your agreement with ZigZag Whitsundays is subject to the laws of Queensland, Australia If any of these terms is unreasonable or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, it shall be severed and the remaining terms will not be affected in any way.