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Make your own way to Whitsunday Airport in Airlie Beach at the chosen time. After a safety briefing from your pilot, take off and soak in panoramic views as you soar over Heart Reef, and the white-sand beaches and clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Traveling by seaplane is both a memorable experience and an easy way to take in the Whitsundays’ top attractions in a short time.

Touch down at Hardy Lagoon for a glass-bottom boat tour, followed by an hour of snorkeling around the Great Barrier Reef. Then continue your journey to Whitehaven Beach for another hour of free time to swim, stroll, and sunbathe. At both stops there is time to enjoy the warm water, lounge on the beach, snack on light refreshments, and sip Australian sparkling wine.

The tour ends after your return flight to the Whitsunday Airport.

Locations visited
Air Whitsunday Day Tours
Whitehaven Beach
Airlie Beach Lagoon
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Overview
Treat yourself to a scenic seaplane tour of the Whitsunday Islands on this half-day excursion from Airlie Beach. Get amazing aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach, and the Whitsundays, then land at Hardy Lagoon for swimming, snorkeling, and a glass-bottom boat tour. Stay energized with provided snacks, Australian sparkling wine, juice, and water, and stop at Whitehaven Beach before flying back to Airlie Beach.
Highlights
  • Spend time at the Whitsundays’ best beaches on a half-day seaplane tour
  • Get aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach
  • View coral and fish during the glass-bottom boat tour and snorkeling tour
  • Includes snorkeling gear, light snacks, sparkling wine, juice, and water
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A day of magic and amazing views

We took the day-long seaplane tour of the Great Barrier Reef taking in Whitehaven Beach. I have always wanted to do a seaplane adventure and this did not disappoint in terms of the views seen. The Air Whitsunday part of the day was magic. My...More

Thank ramblinrose2016
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Once in a Lifetime Experience

We booked the Seaplane for our Family, for the day to Celebrate our Wedding. From the moment of our initial enquiry, through the booking and then arriving to check in on the day, the process was seem less and everyone we met was professional and...More

Thank Liz_hickson
Reviewed 9 August 2018
Insane trip!

What a great tour that was. Seeing the Great Barrier Reef from above and landing and taking off on water was awesome. Beautiful scenery throughout the flight and truly a memorable 5 hour journey. Everything was well organised and on schedule and at the same...More

Thank NikaP8
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile
Awesome!

Nothing quite like seeing the great barrier reef from the sky! Air Whitsunday were fantastic. All ran to schedule. Sipping champagne on Whitehaven topped it off! Would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank aogilvies
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile
Absolutely stunning

So what a fabulous afternoon with our pilot lee. Such a relaxed guy. Although ti a strict timetable we never felt rushed. Went to whitehaven beach and although in my opinion it is still just a beach iy was absolutely stunning and i can see...More

Thank soon_2_b_B
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