Take in remarkable views of the Whitsunday Islands on a scenic flight by seaplane. Choose from five flight options to fly over this stunning part of the Great Barrier Reef, the colorful natural wonder that stretches some 1,240 miles (1,996 km) along Australia's northeast coast ... More info ›
Take in remarkable views of the Whitsunday Islands on a scenic flight by seaplane. Choose from five flight options to fly over this stunning part of the Great Barrier Reef, the colorful natural wonder that stretches some 1,240 miles (1,996 km) along Australia's northeast coast. Depending on what you choose, you might take a ride on a glass-bottom boat at Hardy Lagoon, lounge near the water at Whitehaven Beach, or admire the picture-perfect Heart Reef from the air. It's an amazing way to experience Queensland’s famous tropical paradise!
Choose from the following five options for your Whitsundays seaplane tour. All flights leave from the Whitsundays Airport.
Take a half-day tour that provides the ultimate Whitsundays seaplane experience. Fly over Heart Reef, spend two hours at Hardy Lagoon for the glass-bottom boat tour and snorkeling, and finish with an hour in paradise at Whitehaven Beach. See the absolute best of this region with 1.5 hours total flight time. Sip a glass of bubbly as you gaze out on pure white sands and the turquoise sea! Fruit juice, water and light snacks are also provided. Total duration 4.5 hours, including 1.5 hours flying time.
Reef Adventure Tour:
Travel by seaplane to Hardy Lagoon, a part of the Great Barrier Reef visited exclusively on this tour. Stunning aerial views of areas like the famed Heart Reef distract you on a 1-hour flight. After your seaplane lands on the water, board the waiting glass-bottom boat, the only vessel allowed to operate in the sheltered lagoon. Your boat features an underwater viewing chamber, a snorkeling platform for easy access to the calm water and reef, and sun and shade decks. You get one hour on the glass-bottom boat, and one hour of snorkeling in the lagoon. For people who are not comfortable in the water, stay on the boat for incredible underwater views. All snorkeling equipment, flotation devices and instruction are included. Refresh with complimentary fruit juice, Australian sparkling wine, water and light snacks. Total duration 3 hours, including 1 hour of flying time.
Fly to Whitehaven Beach. During the scenic 15-minute flight fly over Hill Inlet and snap postcard-worthy photos. Land in an area to enjoy two hours to soak up the sun and sea with a few other visitors. Sunbathe, swim, explore and relax on the pure white silica sands. Beach umbrellas, Australian sparkling wine, fruit juice, water and light snacks are provided. Total duration 2.5 hours, including 30 minutes flying time.
Reef and Whitehaven Flight:
Your pilot provides informative commentary on the sights below as you soar over some of Australia’s most incredible scenery. Lush islands with white sand beaches speckle the shimmering blue ocean. See Heart Reef and snap great photos of the picturesque heart-shaped coral reef, a view you get only from above. Then fly over Whitehaven Beach to see one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. After a 1-hour flight, you’ll return to Whitsundays Airport to end your seaplane tour.
This is the most comprehensive scenic 1-hour flight on offer in the Whitsundays taking in all the sights including Heart Reef. You'll land on Whitehaven Beach at an area of the beach with few or no other visitors. You have one hour to relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach.