Scenic Flights from Airlie Beach

One of the best ways to see the beautiful Whitsundays region is from above, the Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the islands are just some of the spectacular things to see that will take your breath away. There is an option to suit everyone all departing from Airlie Beach.

 

Air Whitsunday Panorama Tour

See the absolute best this region has to offer in a half day tour. Enjoy the sparkling expanse of the Whitsunday Islands National Park and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from the air, on the land and under the water. Air Whitsunday's seaplanes mean you can experience the thrill of taking-off and landing on the water.

Details

- 4.5 hours, 1.5 hour flying time
- Adults $595, Children $475
- Great Barrier Reef
- Whitsunday Islands
- Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet
- Heart Reef
- Snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon
- One hour visit to Whitehaven Beach
- All snorkelling equipment, tuition & flotation devices
- Beach umbrellas
- Sparkling wine & fruit juice, spring water & snacks
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 

 

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Air Whitsunday Reef Adventure

Limited numbers in the aircraft and exclusive use of the glass-bottom vessel ensure small personalised groups. Experience the Great Barrier Reef from both above and below sea level after a comfortable journey from the mainland to the outer Great Barrier Reef … which can only truly be appreciated from the air! The glass-bottom vessel also allows the opportunity to experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet; appealing to those who are not comfortable taking to the open ocean waters to snorkel. Air Whitsunday's seaplanes mean you can experience the thrill of taking-off and landing on the water.

Details

- 3 hours, 1 hour flying time
- Adults $450, Children $330
- Great Barrier Reef
- Whitsunday Islands
- Snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon
- All snorkelling equipment, tuition & flotation devices
- Sparkling wine & fruit juice, spring water & snacks
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 

 

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Air Whitsunday Whitehaven Experience

Visit famous Whitehaven Beach in style by seaplane. Flights depart daily and include a spectacular direct scenic flight over the Whitsunday Passage and islands. Your aircraft will perform aerial work over the amazing swirling sands of Hill Inlet and the expansive stretch of world-famous Whitehaven Beach for that perfect postcard photograph. Land gracefully at an area of the beach with few or no other visitors where you are free to relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach. Absolute luxury! Air Whitsunday's seaplanes mean you can experience the thrill of taking-off and landing on the water.

Details

- 3 hours, 1/2 hour flying time
- Adults $295, Children $250
- Scenic flight over Shute Harbour, Molle group of islands, Whitsunday Passage
- Flight over Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet
- 2 hour visit to Whitehaven Beach
- Beach umbrellas
- Sparkling wine & fruit juice, spring water & snacks
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 

 

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Air Whitsunday Reef & Whitehaven Scenic

This is the most comprehensive scenic flight on offer in the Whitsunday region taking in all the sights of the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and over the Coral Sea to overpass Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Lagoon and The River and of course scenic views directly over Heart Reef (only seen by air). Detailed in-flight commentary of the area throughout the flight informs all passengers of the history and geography of Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. This flight provides excellent photo and video opportunities of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands and you will also experience the thrill of a touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef (weather permitting). Air Whitsunday's seaplanes mean you can experience the thrill of taking-off and landing on the water.

Details

- 1 hour
- Adults $330, Children $290
- Scenic flight over the entire Whitsundays region
- Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet
- Great Barrier Reef
- Heart Reef
- Touch and go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 

 

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GSL Aviation Island Explorer

Take flight over the Whitsunday Islands on our 25 minute Island Explorer scenic flight. Departing from Whitsunday Airport, you'll fly over some of the most stunning island scenery in Australia, on your way to the world famous Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet. Whitehaven Beach is voted number 1 in Australia and you'll pass it twice before heading back to the mainland. Not only is the view fantastic, but you're also guaranteed a window seat on board our fleet of high wing aircraft. It's truly a great way to get your bearings in the Whitsundays and for just $99 it's also amazing value!

Details

- 25 minutes
- Adults $99, Children, $99
- Whitsunday Islands
- Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 


 

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GSL Aviation Reef & Island

The 60 minute flight includes all of the best sites the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef have to offer. Taking off from Whitsunday Airport, your tour takes you over most of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. You'll see the island resorts dotted around the islands as you head toward Whitehaven Beach and the renowned Hill Inlet. Enjoy two passes of Australia's best beach and then head out to the Great Barrier Reef. Included in your tour is the famous Heart Reef, nestled amongst the bright colours and patterns of Hardy Reef. On board, everyone enjoys a window seat, a pilot commentary and superb views from our fleet of high wing aircraft.

Details

- 60 minutes
- Adults $199, Children, $199
- Whitsunday Islands
- Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet
- Great Barrier Reef
- Heart Reef
- Comprehensive in-flight commentary

 

 

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