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Shute Harbour, Australia
Airlie Beach Glass Bottom Boat Tour
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icon1 hour 10 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


If you’d like to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet, this 70-minute glass-bottomed boat tour is ideal. Suitable for kids, grandparents, and everyone in between, you’ll see tropical fish, amazing coral, turtles, and other sea life at the reefs near Airlie Beach. Learn about the marine ecosystem through live on-board commentary.
  • Pick-up from Base Backpackers is included
  • Chill out and escape the heat on a shaded boat
  • Safety equipment is provided
  • A fun and informative tour that’s suitable for the whole family
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FREE Pick up from Base Backpackers
70 Minute guided Glass Bottom Boat Discovery Tour
Funny and informative commentary about the reef
Fully shaded vessel
All safety equipment
Parking Fees
Restroom on board

Departure Point

Shute Harbour QLD 4802, Australia

If your meeting there please arrive to Shute harbor marina terminal 15 mins prior to departure time.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Passengers must be fit and able to board / Disembark unaided.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Pioneer Adventures Whitsundays
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Airlie Beach Glass Bottom Boat Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Airlie Beach Glass Bottom Boat Tour.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Airlie Beach Glass Bottom Boat Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Airlie Beach Glass Bottom Boat Tour.

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  • "Nice tour for children as they enjoyed looking for fish ." See review


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Staff were friendly and...
, Dec 2021
Staff were friendly and the tour was informative and very enjoyable. It was wonderful to see the coral, fish and even some turtles
Informative staff, very enjoyable
, Dec 2021
Our 3 year old wanted to go on a boat so decided to do the glass bottomed boat tour. Very informative, kids enjoyed.
Nice little trip
, Nov 2021
Very friendly staff and Informative. We had excellent weather was dead flat. Kids will love the trip. Plenty of marine life around.
Awesome opportunity
, Nov 2021
The staff were very solicitous, and extremely well informed. They enjoyed sharing this slice of paradise with us, and made it enjoyable for us.
Glass bottom boat great fun!
, Nov 2021
A really good trip out to have a look at some of the reef! Very family friendly and a great guide who had some homes but also lots of good facts! Even got to see a couple of turtles on the surface so that was a bonus!
Magical 90 minutes on the glass bottom boat
, Oct 2021
Seeing the turtles approaching the boat, it was magical. The island’s are breathtaking & the fish & coral life amazing x
Coral galore
, Oct 2021
We had a lovely time and the staff were great. The only small downside was limited visibility due to the prevailing winds and nothing they could control. We saw some beautiful living coral and the staff were knowledgeable about what we were seeing
I liked the seeing the...
, Sep 2021
I liked the seeing the reefs and the turtle s and a little bit biit about the island it was a great experience
2 travelers found this review helpful
, Sep 2021
The crew were amazing, the banter between them was entertaining and we saw turtles, fish and beautiful coral.
Fun and interesting
, Aug 2021
Relaxed and informative. People running the tour were friendly happy to share details and interesting facts.

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