Meet Sarah…our Environmental Manager and newly inducted Master Reef Guide!
The Ocean Rafting team are proud to congratulate our long term staff member and Environmental Manager, Sarah Vickery, on becoming an accredited Master Reef Guide! After undergoing a rigorous selection process and in depth training and field course, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators and Tourism and Events […]
Ocean Rafting enters Ecotourism Australia Hall Of Fame
Multi award winning Ocean Rafting has been entered into the coveted Ecotourism Australia Hall of Fame for being continuously certified for 20 years or longer at the recent Global Eco Conference in Townsville. There were only 14 operators Australia-wide who have been acknowledged with this achievement, with Ocean Rafting being the only one in the […]
Ocean Rafting’s beautiful beach clean up
A contingent of 11 Ocean Rafting staff came together on their day off last Friday, taking one of the vessels from the fleet, “Wild Thing” on an exploratory clean up trip to Thomas Island. Cleaning two south-easterly facing beaches over a period of four hours, the team collected 25 extra large bags of rubbish, as […]
Ocean Rafting’s latest addition to the family!
Ocean Rafting has welcomed its newest vessel, bringing the total number of vessels in the popular tour operator’s fleet to seven. Following in the tradition of naming all vessels after well-known songs, the latest addition to the fleet has been named “Black Betty”. The custom-built vessels are specifically designed and suited to the operations and […]
Ocean Rafting earns its wings with brand new Fly and Raft package
Visitors to the Whitsundays and locals alike have access to an exciting new package, the “Fly and Raft”, with tours commencing this Monday in perfect timing for the school holidays. Guests will enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure, […]
Ocean Rafting wins gold at 2017 Australian Tourism Awards
Ocean Rafting achieved national success at the 2017 Australian Tourism Awards in Perth on Friday night, winning the gold award for Major Tour and Transport Operator. It is the second year in a row Ocean Rafting has won this highly contested category on an Australian level and follows recent success in the same category at […]