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Fantasea Cruises Pty Ltd

Fantasea Cruises is the largest day cruise operator in the Whitsunday region, operating cruises throughout the magnificent Whitsunday Islands and to the Great Barrier Reef. Fantasea Cruises prides itself on its quality products and excellence in service. Their fleet of modern, air-conditioned, high-speed catamarans provide a smooth and comfortable passage to the outer Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.

Fantasea Cruises offers a Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Fantasea Reefworld which is a permanently moored adventure platform on the Great Barrier Reef, Reefsleep which is an overnight stay at Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach Cruises which is seven kilometres of glistening white silica sand surrounded by crystal clear waters. There’s also a Whitsunday Islands Cruises, which is a daily cruise to Hamilton Island, Daydream Island Resort and Spa and Long Island. Blue Ferries is an inter island ferry services throughout the Whitsunday Islands and there’s Whale Watching from mid July to mid September.

Islands that utilise these services for day cruises to the Great Barrier Reef are Hamilton Island Resort, Daydream Island Resort, Long Island Resort Club Crocodile and Club Med Lindeman Island.

All departures commence from Shute Harbour so mainland accommodation houses are also well catered for.

Touring Options

Whitehaven Beach Two Island Cruise

The only way to truly experience two of the Whitsundays wonderful icons is in style and comfort aboard a large, high-speed and air-conditioned Fantasea Cruises catamaran.

A visit to cosmopolitan Hamilton Island is a definite Whitsundays must-do! Hamilton Island is the largest resort in the South Pacific, and boasts an exciting mix of things to see and do.

Picturesque Whithaven Beach is one of the Whitsundays premier natural attractions – seven kilometres of glistening white silca sand complemented by crystal clear waters.

Fantasea Cruises experience at Whitehaven Beach is exactly what each individual wants it to be.


Imagine experiencing all the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef at night. The brightness of the stars twinkling in the sky above, the moonlit crystal waters gently lapping against spectacular coral walls, and that unique feeling of peace and tranquility one can only experience when secluded on this natural wonder that stretches some 2500 kilometres.

Encompassing two days and one night at Reefworld. Reefsleep accommodates a maximum of six guests only and allows you to enjoy the solitude and tranquility of the Great Barrier Reef in a decidedly individual environment.

Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Reefworld

Travel aboard a large, high-speed, air-conditioned catamaran to the idyllic Great Barrier Reef for a day of unsurpassed adventure. Reefworld, located at Hardy Reef, is your base for exploring this natural wonder. Hardy Reef is one of the most beautiful and prolific of nature’s coral gardens, confirmed by the vibrant coral and abundance of marine life experienced whilst snorkelling or diving.

Tour the reef without getting wet aboard the large spacious semi-submersibles and learn from informative commentary delivered by experienced Reef Interpreters.


Popular Activities

  • Cruising
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Cruising
  • Diving
  • National Park
  • Reef
  • World Heritage

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Australia's Natural Wonders

Australia is a land of immense and diverse natural beauty. You'll see things here that you just won't see anywhere else in the world. Each corner of Austalia has an endless array of stunning natural landmarks just waiting for you to take the time to explore.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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.

Australia's best island escapes