Airlie Beach Helicopter Flight - Whitsunday Islands 60 Min |GSL

Tour Code: 646

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Amazing Must Do Reef Tour!
  • See some of the iconic 74 reefs and islands on the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsundays from the air in the seat of a helicopter.
  • See the iconic Heart Reef in the Whitsunday Islands from the seat of your helicopter.
  • Jump on a 60 minute scenic helicopter flight from Airlie Beach and see as much as possible of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef in a short time. 
  • This is the perfect way to see the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands if you are on a cruise ship, a non-swimmer, short on time or just love to take scenic flights in helicopters.

Included In Price

  • Flying Time: 75 minutes approx.
  • Courtesy return transfers from Airlie Beach accommodation
  • Drinking water
  • Informative commentary

On a brilliant 60 minute scenic helicopter flight from Airlie Beach you will see all of the best sites the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef have to offer.

See the iconic Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet and several of the 74 islands that make up the Whitsunday Island group on your helicopter scenic flight.

With a take off from Proserpine Airport near Airlie Beach we take guests on a daily basis to see the iconic destinations of this section of the Great Barrier Reef from the seat of our fleet of helicopters.

Taking a scenic helicopter flight is a great way to get your bearings of the Whitsunday Islands before you jump on your private charter boat or join a fully crewed livaboard dive and snorkel sailing tour with your best mates and fellow travel buddies.  

This is the perfect helicopter tour for cruise ship passengers docking in the Whitsundays at Airlie Beach.  

Stunning 60 Minute Whitsundays Helicopter Flight

We will not be landing on a beach or an island as we will be seeing all there is possible to see in 60 minutes from the helicopter. 

Make sure your camera is locked and loaded for snapping action.  

This Great Barrier Reef & Island helicopter tour is one of our signature scenic flights from Airlie Beach.

The 60 minute flight includes all of the best sites the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef have to offer.

It’s easy to understand why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven natural wonders of the World. 

The amazing contrast of colours is something that is best experienced from the seat of a helicopter. 

As we fly at low levels, we have the maneuverability to allow you to spot items of interest such as migrating whales and other marine life.

Taking off from Whitsunday Airport, your flying tour takes you over a hug number of the islands in the Whitsundays.

You'll see the island resorts dotted around the reefs 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 helicopter scenic flight is the famous Heart Reef, nestled amongst the bright colours and patterns of Hardy Reef.

In our fleet of helicopters everyone enjoys a window seat for maximum viewing and informative pilot commentary as we fly over the Great Barrier Reef islands and coral reefs below.

Great Barrier Reef helicopter scenic sights include Shute Harbour, Hamilton Island, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef, Hook Reef, Hayman Island, Hook Island, and Daydream Island. 

See more Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands scenic flight tours 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

Check in is 65 minutes prior to departure. Passengers that fail to arrive before this time may be classed as no-show.

Pickup Locations

Airlie Beach

  • Courtesy coach transfers from Airlie Beach holiday accommodation
  • Airlie Beach
  • Heart Reef
  • Shute Harbour
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Heart Reef
  • Hayman Island
  • Molle Island Group
  • Daydream Island Group
  • Hamilton Island
  • Whitsunday Islands
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


All heli flights are available between 0800 - 1600. Departure times to be determined upon booking.
Does not operate Christmas Day.


75 minutes approx.

Fitness Level Required


  • Minimum numbers apply to some flights. We can also accommodate large groups across multiple aircraft. Please contact us for more information. Single passenger bookings for scenic flights may be facilitated in most instances, please contact to confirm.
  • Maximum individual weight of 125Kg, Combined passenger weight cannot be more then 235kg

Weight: Up to 125 Kg / 276 Lb

Additional Information

GSL Aviation may use photographs of our clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, if you do not consent please advise GSL Aviation.

  • Camera (charged)
  • Water

  • Children under 3 years old are considered infants, and travel free of charge on a paying adults lap
  • Children 3 years and over, adult price applies on all flights.

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • 100% cancellation fee applies for no-shows or cancellations within 24 hours; This includes any requests to reschedule.
  • All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that GSL Aviation cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, GSL Aviation will attempt to reschedule flight, or a full refund will be given. GSL Aviation will endeavour to achieve on-time performance, although accept no responsibility for missing flight or tour connections arising from operational delays. Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type.
  • Courtesy bus subject to availability; passengers that do not arrive at their pick-up location on time may be classed as no-show. Passengers should endeavour to arrive at their pick-up locations 5 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up.

Airlie Beach Helicopter Flight - Whitsunday Islands 60 Min |GSL

Tour Code: 646

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Amazing Must Do Reef Tour!



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$599.00
Family: au$2,396.00

Tour Code: 646



15 yrs & over

3 - 14 yrs

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(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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