Airlie Beach Helicopter Flights - Hamilton Island - Heart Reef - Reefworld

Tour Code: 834

Departing: Airlie Beach

Hamilton Island, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach
  • A fabulous package tour deal with a boat cruise to Hamilton Island to spend 1.5 hours exploring the island, helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef to an interactive pontoon at Hardy Reef  and a boat cruise back to Airlie Beach.
  • At 7.30am check in for your Great Barrier Reef tour in Airlie Beach and spend 1.5 hours on Hamilton Island as you await your helicopter flight to the pontoon via the world famous Heart Reef.
  • Enjoy a 35 minute scenic helicopter flight from Hamilton Island around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, past all the icons such as Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet and land at the outer reef pontoon.
  • Spend 2.5 hours exploring Hardy Reef at your leisure, snorkel the water, ride the semi-submersible submarine, enjoy lunch and much more and then ride the catamaran back thru the Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach.

Included In Price

  • One way Great Barrier Reef tour from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island
  • Spend 2.5 hours at Reefworld Pontoon
  • Spend 1.5 hours at Hamilton Island
  • All snorkel gear and wetsuits provided on Reefworld Pontoon
  • Buffet luncheon on the pontoon
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Semi-submersible submarine tours
  • 35 minute one-way helicopter flight with scenic views of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and Heart Reef on the flight to Reefworld pontoon

A brilliant great value Airlie Beach combo package tour deal that combines a tour of Hamilton Island, a helicopter flight to Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef snorkel tour, interactive pontoon on Hardy Reef and a boat cruise back to Airlie Beach all in just 1 day of fun.

This is probably the best Airlie Beach tour where you can really explore the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays in 3 ways. See the world famous Heart Reef. 

Our 3 in 1 Great Barrier Reef combo package tour deal offers visitors every possible viewing perspective with our combination Boat CruiseHamilton Island tour - Helicopter Flight and Great Barrier Reef cruise package deal.

Guests depart Airlie Beach on a luxury catamaran and head for Hamilton Island where they will spend 1.5 hours exploring the island before boarding their helicopter for a 35 minute scenic helicopter flight across the Great Barrier Reef islands in the Whitsundays. 

The helicopter flight portion features approximately 35 minutes low level flight time encompassing views of the Whitsunday islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Heart Reef and the outer Great Barrier Reef of Queensland, Australia.

The tour also includes a landing at Hardy Reef to spend approximately 2.5 hours on the Reefworld interactive pontoon to enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, snorkeling and coral viewing from the underwater viewing chamber before cruising back to Airlie Beach by boat.

The Itinerary

  • Check In Port Of Airlie

Check in to Cruise Boat Terminal Port of Airlie at 7:30am where you will transfer across to Hamilton Island by boat to explore the island for the next 1.5 hours.

  • Safety Briefing & Tour Check-In

Included in your package is a complimentary pick up from the Cruise Whitsunday Wharf Hamilton Island at 10:40am. Once we’ve arrived at the Hamilton Island Air Terminal our friendly team will take you through our safety briefing and check you in for your helicopter flight and tour.

  • Helicopter Scenic Flight To Reefworld Interactive Pontoon Hardy Reef

Depart Hamilton Island on a one-way helicopter flight (approx. 35 minutes) with scenic views of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and Heart Reef.

  • 2.5hrs At Reefworld Interactive Pontoon

Spend 2.5hours on your Great Barrier Reef tour at the Reefworld pontoon where snorkeling, a semi-submersible submarine ride and lunch are provided

Boat Departs Reefworld For Return Cruise to Airlie Beach

Finally, sit back and enjoy your scenic cruise by boat back through the Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach.

See more Airlie Beach helicopter flights and Hamilton Island scenic flights.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

7.30am check in time for boat cruise at Airlie Beach

Departure Instructions

Departs from Port of Airlie

  • Heart Reef
  • Hill Inlet
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Hardy Reef
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Hill Inlet
  • Hamilton Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed on Christmas Day


Approximately 2.5 hours at Reefworld Interactive Floating Pontoon
Approximately 35 minutes on scenic helicopter flight
Approximately 1.5 hours on Hamilton Island

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active


Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb


Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: a wait of 12 hours is recommended after one dive, 18 hour after 2 dives and at least 24 hours after multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Additional Information

For legal compliance and safety reasons, all passengers are weighed prior to boarding – individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Combined body weights per two passengers booking’s in excess of 180 kg’s will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum allowable structural per seat weight on helicopters is 130 kg’s.

Towels and items for swimming in soft carry bag to not exceed 5kgs

  • 3 – 13 years inclusive
  • As per aviation policy one child per flight

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

  • Flights cancelled under 48 hours notice – no refunds
  • If passengers elect not to travel due to weather conditions but flights are still operational, 100% cancellation fee will apply

Airlie Beach Helicopter Flights - Hamilton Island - Heart Reef - Reefworld

Tour Code: 834

Departing: Airlie Beach

Hamilton Island, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach



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

Child: au$580.00
Family: au$2,420.00

Tour Code: 834



14 yrs & over

3 - 13 yrs

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

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