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Explore Group want to share their new two-night Whitsundays cruise with you. Launching the cruise in late 2023 and now departing regularly this is your chance to experience this weekend cruise taking in the highlights of the Whitsundays with all your ocean front accommodation, meals and activities included.

The Whitsunday Explorer is a spacious modern vessel providing visitors including groups, events and incentive trips with a unique opportunity to really explore the area.

The 45m boat, has capacity for 60 passengers on overnight cruises in 30 ensuite cabins, configured either twin-share or king double and is purpose-built with full amenities across four levels. This provides an intimate cruise experience with the comfort of your own ocean view, private ensuite room.

William Goodfellow, Explore Managing Director, says “the Whitsundays is a special place, we’re always looking for new ways to share this one-of-a-kind location and expand our Explore Group offering.

“We want all our trade partners to have the opportunity to explore the highlights of this region and share their experience with clients and customers. We’re excited to announce this trade offer,” he says.

Guests can connect through both Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) or Hamilton Island Airport to take the two-night cruise departing from Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach, and Hamilton Island to visit highlights of the Whitsundays National Park including Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and snorkelling the vibrant fringing reef.

The well-appointed vessel also enables guests to relax onboard from the bar on the rear deck, expansive sun deck, dining lounge, as well as private cabins overnight.

With increased demand on mainland and island accommodation, The Whitsundays Explorer offers visitors and locals the chance to experience the beauty of the islands, spot a variety of sea and bird life, and participate in water and island activities.

In April 2024 Explore launched a dedicated family cruise, departing on select dates to coincide with school holiday period, offering a family friendly Whitsundays adventure with highlights including a day exploring Whitehaven Beach, guided snorkelling and onboard movie night.

This is an easy platform for exploring the Whitsundays as a group with just one departure and all your accommodation, meals and activities included.

Explore Group’s exclusive trade only rate at $399* per person allows industry partners the chance to experience The Whitsunday Explorer for themselves.

This offer extends to a friend or family member travelling with trade on a share twin/double basis (shared cabin).

The famil offer is available on the following departures: 

21st June | 5th, 12th & 26th July | 9th, 16th & 23rd August 2024 

*Standard Whitsunday Explorer terms, conditions and cancellation penalties apply.

Visit Introducing the new Whitsunday Explorer Resort Cruising Experience ( for more information.