Water & Reef

For those of you that just love the water.

Raging Thunder

Raft the Mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand. Go Wild with the first company to raft the Tully back in 1985 .. Float along the beautiful Tully Gorge with Raging Thunder who is world recognised and renown as an adventure of a lifetime.

Big Mama Sailing

Big Mama is an Adams 18m(60ft) family friendly, sailing yacht ideal for small groups of 12 guests for day trips which include Reef Sailing, BBQ Lunch Cruise and our Sunset Sails. We limit our guest maximum to 12 to ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience. Private charters are also available. We are a live aboard/owner/operator and we are passionate about our lifestyle, sailing, exploring, whale watching, snorkelling and relaxing. This is not a ‘JOB’. This is our life. Please feel free to contact us or speak to the lovely Mission Beach Information Centre crew to find out more information on our cruises, our vessel and the crew, which will inform you rather then sell, as we prefer to ensure the vessel, crew and destinations suit your needs and interests Where will the wind take us????

Staying at Mission Beach gives you the opportunity to experience the wondrous natural environments that Mission Beach is renowned for. The Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforest and the ever popular palm fringed sandy beach. These together with a multitude of tours and activities on offer ensure that your holiday here can be something special.
Mission Beach is the closest land point to the Great Barrier Reef.

Boat Hire

Maybe you prefer to hire a 4 person tinnie and adventure out to Dunk Island and be your own skipper, catch a fish or just picnic on the beach and explore our many beautiful islands. If you want to go diving or learn to dive, we have a few options with many vessels going out daily to visit the islands or outa reef. Like to fish.. well Mission Beach will cater for all your needs there from small and personal to fully organised fishing trips organised by our local professionals. During the months of August to November you will most likely see the whales as they come up here to the warm waters to relax and have their babies.

We also have a water taxi service that operates every day travelling to Dunk Island and much, much more