Multi award-winning Ocean Rafting has been announced as a 2023 Viator Experience Award winner and one of Australia and New Zealand’s top 20 experiences!
Viator, a Tripadvisor company and one of the world’s leading marketplaces for travel experiences, showcasing 300,000+ worldwide experiences, has shared the top 20 winners of the inaugural Viator Experience Awards for Australia and New Zealand. From stargazing in the Pinnacles Desert to cruising the Milford Sound, there’s something for every kind of traveller looking to explore and experience all that Australia and New Zealand have to offer, including the Whitsundays’ very own Ocean Rafting.
The Viator Experience Awards showcase the world’s top experiences by region, as chosen by Viator’s massive global travel community, ranking the world’s top experiences, tours and activities in 11 regions worldwide, based on average review ratings, share of bookings with a review, and number of bookings on Viator Travel over a 12-month period from travellers around the world — setting the bar for the best things to do and see!
Owned by locals, Peter and Jan Claxton, Ocean Rafting has been operating in the Whitsundays for 26 years and is acknowledged as the original and most awarded tour operator in the Whitsundays.
“We are very humbled to be recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s best tourism operators, as awarded by Viator, based on bookings and reviews from our guests. When our guests leave, we hope to send them off with memories of a lifetime, which is a testament to this incredibly beautiful and diverse location which we are fortunate enough to showcase every day to guests from around the world,” said Jan.
“Our team’s dedication to customer care and their passion for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is a testament to all their hard work. It is very rewarding to know that after operating for many years, that we are still ranked as one of Australia’s, and the Whitsundays’, most loved experiences.”
“And importantly, to all our guests who chose to travel with Ocean Rafting. Our guests who took the time to leave us a positive review. Who allowed us to share our backyard, our story, our Great Barrier Reef, our knowledge, our passion, our joy, thank you”, said Jan.
“No matter where you’re from or where you’re going, one thing is clear – the hunger for unforgettable travel experiences has never been greater,” said Adam Lawless, Communications Director, Viator.
“What you do and see while traveling tends to leave a lasting mark. We’re thrilled to have this award program spotlight truly exceptional tours, activities, and excursions from around the world that elevate your travel experience, creating memories you won’t soon forget.”
To see traveller reviews and to book with Ocean Rafting visit https://www.viator.com/en-AU/tours/Airlie-Beach/Rafting-Tour-to-Whitehaven-Beach/d28628-6381RAFTING