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GSL Aviation

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GSL Aviation is your best value fixed wing operator in Airlie Beach. We offer a range of scenic flights over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. GSL Aviation also offer island transfers and air charter. Our flights operate 7 days a week...more
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Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9097
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Reviewed yesterday

From start to finish our experience with GLS Aviation was excellent. We were on a cruise and felt a little anxious about booking a private trip due to timings and having to return to the ship. However, everything went according to plan with pick ups...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Spencers19
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a poor experience with the staff on my scenic flight and Whitehaven trip so decided to write an email explaining what had happened to the company. This was escalated to the manager, who has failed me to acknowledge my email or respond back to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ashms15
Voyager818836, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi ashms15, Thank you for letting us know and we greatly apologise for this situation. This has been passed on to the operations manager and you will be in contact in regards to this. Once again, sincere apologies about the poor customer experience you received....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant scenic flight out over the Whitsunday Islands & Great Barrier Reef. A 10 seater plane - everyone gets a window seat so great for photos.... a really safe, enjoyable trip - THANK YOU - I will never forget what I have seen today...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth0710
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a flight and cruise package through gsl aviation and weren’t disappointed. Great weather and perfect conditions. It’s absolutely amazing to see the Great Barrier Reef from above. The view of Hill Inlet is INSANE. The cruise to Whitehaven beach was so much fun. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we enjoyed one of my most memorable experiences ever. We took the 1 hour flight with GSL which took us out over the reef where we saw magnificent sights including the renowned heart reef. The pilot was brilliant and mad sure everyone on the...More

1  Thank KJF56
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello KJF56, Thank you for your amazing review and for your recommendation! We're so happy to hear you had a fantastic experience on your Reef & Island flight with us. Hope you took lots of great photos. Don't forget to share them with us on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing flight with GSL The reef was just amazing from the air Whitehaven and the islands were awesome Then we went on the cruise with Sea Sprint. Very knowledgeable and Professional staff . I would highly recommend great day out.More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Navigate48878002620
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Navigate48878002620, Thank you for your amazing feedback! Sounds like you had a great time on our Fly and Cruise Express package. It's definitely one of the best ways to experience the Whitsundays and we are absolutely thrilled you chose us to do this with!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a full day tour of the Whitsundays which included a one hour scenic flight with GSL. We got picked up at 735am and driven to Whitsunday Airport for our flight. After a quick safety briefing our pilot George walked us down to a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joby_lake
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joby_lake, Thank you for your amazing five star review and recommendation! Sounds like you had a great flight experience, especially getting to see a shark and turtles. Hope you got to take lots of photos to show off on social media! We would also...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pilot was super nice and informative. Amazing time. It was great to see all the islands from above. Picked us up and dropped us off seamlessly. 2 hrs door to doorMore

Thank 470brendans
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 470brendans, Thank you for your review! Great to hear you had an amazing time on your Reef and Island flight! Definitely a great way to see the region in short time frame. Your photos look great too - the water colour just looks amazing!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a flight for one hour over the Great Barrier Reef, Heart reef, the whitsunday Island, hook island and Whitehaven beach. We flew whith a small airplane with just 6 people plus the pilot. Our pilot David was very professional and polite and did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gabriel882016
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

G'day gabriel882016! Wow - sounds like you had a fun day on our Fly and Cruise package! What a way to experience the Whitsundays from above and up close. We will be sure to let David know of his professionalism, and we hope you got...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were picked up from Base backpackers (in Airlie beach) at 7 am and reached the Whitsunday airport (not Prosperpine airport) by 7:20 am. Upon arrival we had to fill up the health related information and were provided with green or orange cards.The scenic flight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi mohapatra09preeti, First of all, thank you so much for your amazing and detailed review! We are so happy to hear you had a great time on your flight. Hope you enjoyed your tour with Sea Sprint too? The flight definitely gives you a new...More

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