ZigZag Whitsundays, Airlie Beach

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ZigZag Whitsundays is a 1 Day tour of the Whitsunday Islands including Whitehaven Beach and 2-3 snorkel locations.The Whitsunday Islands are one of the last truly unspoilt regions on the East Coast where natural attractions are a prelude to complete relaxation. Pristine and beautiful in every way, this region comprises of 74 islands in total and stretches along the coast from Mackay to Bowen. Although extremely remote, you can reach this paradise on ZigZag and explore everything this coastline has to offer.

ZigZag is a 39ft Naiad with 4 engines totalling 1200 horsepower. This gives us a cruising speed of 24knotts and top speed of 48knotts. This makes the vessel a fast, yet extremely comfortable ride allowing guests of all ages and adventure levels to participate. Our full day tour of the Whitsundays takes 36 guests and includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon snacks. You will be supplied with stinger suits and snorkeling equipment onboard the boat. The tour departs at 8.30am from Abel Point Marina and returns around 4.30 – 5pm Use our Airlie Beach trip itinerary planning tool to visit ZigZag Whitsundays on your trip to Airlie Beach, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We had an excellent day trip with the wonderful Zig Zag staff on the New Years public holiday. The snorkelling bay was an amazing experience and we were able to see many coral and fish species, we...  more »
  • What an amazing experience. Awesome. Whitehaven beach was beautiful. The ZigZag crew were the best. (Tas, Megs and Colin) Its definitely a must do when in Airlie.  more »
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  • Fun, professional, easy going and very knowledgeable staff. Great value for money!! The cheapest tour we found, plus the food was delicious and catered for special diets. There was morning tea, lunch and a fruit afternoon tea which left us feeling full and sated. Aside from the stunning views, the ride out was heaps of fun! No need to book a separate speed / jet boat experience. They were also VERY respectful of a passenger with back problems. All in all, a fantastic time was had. Highly recommend.
  • The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The boat was an experience in itself with how fast it goes over the waves, it was really fun, much better than other tours where you can easily get bored on the boat in between stops. I'm not a confident swimmer so I was really pleased when the tour guide took extra care in making sure I was OK while snorkeling (a pool noodle and life jacket was provided if needed). Lunch was simple yet delicious and the cakes and biscuits it the morning were nice. 100% recommend ZigZag tours, literally cannot fault them!
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