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Air Whitsunday Day Tours

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Address: Whitsunday Airport | Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 9111
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Air Whitsunday is renowned for their seaplane services that rendezvous with...

Air Whitsunday is renowned for their seaplane services that rendezvous with their privately operated glass bottom boat, moored at an exclusive snorkelling location inside the coral suspended lagoon of Hardy Reef. Along with snorkelling tours to this exclusive reef location; they provide private picnics at Whitehaven Beach and the most comprehensive scenic flights on offer in the region - encompassing all the famous Whitsunday sights.

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Whitsundays Seaplane Tour Including Whitehaven Beach and Hardy Lagoon
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A trip of a lifetime

We have just had the most amazing day flying over the Great Barrier Reef. The views were truly stupendous. We were lucky to be able to land on a beautiful island which we had all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Heather G
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just had the most amazing day flying over the Great Barrier Reef. The views were truly stupendous. We were lucky to be able to land on a beautiful island which we had all to ourselves. Equipped with stinger suits which were provided I was able to swim in crystal clear waters and spotted a ray and lots of... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was ambivalent about going on this tour, mainly due to the price, but it was well worth it. Antony was a fabulous pilot and attentive to everyone's needs. We had six people (5 adults and one 4 1/2yr old) on the tour I did and this was a great number. I was able to snorkel the outer reef without... More 

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Thank sugadaze
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the "Reef Adventure Tour" and had an amazing day from we arrived to we landed! The staff was really nice and helpfull and the view from the flight and the snorkeling was just absolutely stunning! We can highly recommend this tour for everybody!

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Thank Kasm123
AirWhitsunday, Operations Manager at Air Whitsunday Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Kasm123, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the Reef Adventure Flight and thank you for your recommendation. I will pass on your kind words to our staff. Safe travels. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 2 long planned nights in Airlie Beach intending to take a Great Barrier Reef cruise, but during the week the weather cahmaged and the wind increased, and as well,as many operators cancelling their trips, we thought it would be very uncomfortable at best. Sam of What? Where? How? recommended this Panorama Trip (half day) as an alternative -... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days of sailing and enjoying the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef up close and personal, it was fantastic to take a step back and take it all in from the sky. The staff were lovely, aircraft small but comfortable and overall gave us a better experience than expected. We could not touch down due to weather but... More 

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Thank GeorgieandMichael
AirWhitsunday, Operations Manager at Air Whitsunday Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello GeorgieandMichael, Thank you so much for your review. Our aircraft are quite narrow as they are designed for scenic flying, giving our guests incredible aerial views of this beautiful region. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed our flight and the amazing scenery the Whitsundays have to offer, especially the famous Heart Reef. What a special moment to share... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left pretty early for our sea plane flight, but the views were incredible! Flying over the Whitsundays, and seeing Heart Reef was on the bucket list, which I can now tick off. Just be careful of having the sun in your eyes, as it can impact your photos with glare. The snorkelling when we landed was top notch, we... More 

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Thank Amanda1373
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and pilot. Always felt safe. We landed at a beach near Whitehaven Beach which was also very beautiful. I would always do it again. Good memories!

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Thank june279
AirWhitsunday, Operations Manager at Air Whitsunday Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi june279, Thank you so much for your review. I believe you may be referring to the beautiful Chance Bay, located on Whitsunday Island, the same island as Whitehaven Beach. It definitely is a beautiful spot. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff and pilot. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful day. We were able to land at Whitehaven Beach which was beautiful. Time to walk along the beach and explore. Antony the pilot was knowledgeable about the region and it was good to have the commentary through the headphones in the plane while taking photos of the spectacular scenery. Flying to Hardys reef where there is an anchored boat... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several different types of tours where you can experience the reef and islands at Whitsundays. We looked at boat tours, helicopter, groups, private etc and found that although on the higher end of our budget, what you get with this package actually offers great value... 1) limited to a group of 9 (9 seater plane) 2) epic aerial... More 

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Thank Paul G
AirWhitsunday, Operation Manager at Air Whitsunday Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Paul G, Thank you so much for your descriptive and wonderful review. Air Whitsundays prides itself in offering a unique Whitsunday experience for great value . It really is amazing what you can fit into a 4.5 hour time frame. I am so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of our signature Panorama Tour. I will be sure to pass... More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Checkin with the lovely staff on the desk to the awesome pilot Taiki thank you for such an awesome adventure. We flew over the resort islands and then as an added bonus we did a pick up of some guests off their Charter boat so I actually had 5 water landings in total. We flew over Whitehaven and then... More 

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