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Release a Turtle Research Boat Tour

Airlie Beach, QLD - Show on map
Sacred Voyage Tours
For 1 person
1 Day
$800 each
$800 each

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Highlights

  • Touch, hold and release wild turtles back into the reef
  • Indigenous Smoking Ceremony
  • Go behind-the-scenes of an Indigenous research boat in the Whitsundays

A once in a lifetime experience, you'll go behind-the-scenes of an Indigenous research boat and be given the enchanting opportunity to hold and release turtles back into the ocean as they capture, record and tag them.

What's Included?

  • Transfers from your Airlie Beach accommodation
  • Traditional Indigenous smoking ceremony
  • Opportunity to touch, hold and release a sea turtle
  • Educational aboriginal culture experience
  • Interpretive guided tour
  • Gourmet Cheese Platter with a glass of wine / champagne or beer

Join our Indigenous turtle research boat tour for the day in the Whitsundays! Be welcomed with a traditional smoking ceremony before you glide across the aquamarine waters of the Whitsundays and watch for an abundance of marine life dancing below you. You'll have the unique and magical opportunity to touch, hold and release wild turtles into the reef as the research crew capture, weigh, record and tag them.

Session Length

  • This experience is 6 hours in duration

Departure dates and times:

    Restrictions

    No infants (three years or under) are permitted on this tour.

    Guidelines

      • If you are choosing to release a turtle, Participants must be able to swim confidently in the water unassisted
      • Please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of booking
      • Please note, social distancing cannot be accommodated on this experience, both in the minivan and also on the boat

      Cancellation

      There is a strict cancellation policy, no refunds permitted. Any cancellations will incur a 100% cancellation fee

        Numbers on the Day

        Minimum of 3 and maximum of 10 participants.

        Spectators

        This experience is not appropriate for spectators.

        Weather

        Rain or an overcast day may affect the visibility of seeing the turtles travelling in the water.

        Dress Code

        Please wear swimwear, sun protection and bring a towel, mosquito repellent and bottle of water.

        Other Info

        *Please note social distancing cannot be accommodated on this experience, both in the minivan and also on the boat. *Strict cancellation policy - due to the limited numbers, there is a strict cancellation policy, there are no refunds on this tour.

        This experience takes place in the Whitsundays, QLD.

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