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Shayla Cruises

Come feel the excitement and awe-inspiring experience that is whale watching aboard ‘Shayla’. A personalised experience with low numbers, very experienced crew, and it is ‘as close as you can get’.
They also specialise in group, corporate and private charters; perfect for any celebration or activity your group may require.

Touring Options

Adventure Sail

Sailing, snorkelling reefs, fish feeding, boom netting, dolphins, turtles, dugongs and visit Pelican Bank (beautiful sandy cay).

Champagne Sunset Cruise

Available all year, seven days a week. Sunset sail, drinks, nibblies, music and sightseeing.

Whale Watch

Full day whale watch under sail, lunch, morning and afternoon tea is provided.

Activites and Experiences at Shayla Cruises

  • Barbecue
  • Birdwatching
  • Cruising
  • Game Playing
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition
  • Sailing
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkelling
  • Sports Participate
  • Swimming
  • Animal Viewing
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Walking
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Retail
  • Car park
  • Public Transport
  • Public phone
  • Public toilet
  • Taxi rank
  • Waiting Area
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Beach
  • Cruise
  • Diving
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Honeymoon
  • Island
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Reef
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Romance
  • Soft Adventure
  • Water based
  • Wildlife
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Wedding
  • Fraser Coast

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Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.