Heart Reef Tours –Exclusive Helicopter Landing - Heart Reef – Snorkel

Tour Code: 827

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Exclusive Heart Reef - Helicopter - Snorkel
  • Exclusive helicopter ride and snorkelling tour to Heart Reef pontoon for guests staying on Hamilton Island.
  • Book early as this is the one and only exclusive helicopter ride and Great Barrier Reef tour combo for guests to be snorkelling and swimming at Heart Reef in the Whitsundays.
  • Depart on a scenic helicopter flight from Hamilton Island land at our private pontoon at Heart Reef on Hardy Lagoon where you will enjoy snorkelling and exploring the corals on a glass bottom boat tour.
  • A luxury 3 hour Great Barrier Reef tour and helicopter flight from Hamilton Island for only a few priviledged guests at a time.

Included In Price

  • 90 Minutes exclusive use of the Heart Reef Pontoon with a maximum of 6 guests
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour of Heart Reef Lagoon
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Water and Sparkling Wine
  • Return helicopter scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Island, Hook Reef and Heart Reef
  • The only licenced tour operator permitted to access Heart Reef
  • Complimentary hotel transfers for in-house guests (selected hotels only)

The ultimate Heart Reef and Great Barrier Reef tour in the Whitsunday Islands. From Hamilton Island enjoy a scenic helicopter flight and land at our ultra-exclusive Heart Reef Island pontoon. Enjoy a glass bottom boat tour of Heart Reef, snorkel Hardy Reef and enjoy sparkling wine.

Heart Reef Experience

This is it, there is no other tour like it in the Whitsundays, our exclusive Heart Reef helicopter flight takes only a few guests at a time on a magical 3 hour tour to spend time on our exclusive Heart Reef Island pontoon.

Book as a couple, single, or as a group and all experience this once in a lifetime helicopter ride and reef combo at Heart Reef.  

Heart Reef is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a love heart and it is located in the Hardy Reef lagoon on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

People are fascinated by Heart Reef and call it by all sorts of names like love island, love reef, Heart Reef or Heart Island. 

Exclusive Heart Reef Pontoon – Glass Bottom Boat Tour – Snorkel Tour

After being granted an exclusive permit to fly our helicopters from Hamilton Island to our newly built Heart Island pontoon where guests can participate in a glass bottom boat tour around Hardy Lagoon and snorkel the coral reefs admiring all the colourful marine life.

In the past Heart Reef was only viewable on a scenic flight but now our new intimate helicopter tour provides a totally unique experience for only a small group of guests to spend up to 90 minutes at Heart Reef exploring this world famous naturally formed coral lagoon.

Your return helicopter scenic flight from Hamilton Island shows you the expanse of this magnificent World Heritage listed coral reef and as an extra highlight to an already brilliant flight your helicopter pilot will fly over the other famous iconic locations of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet then onto Whitsunday Island and Hook Island before settling the helicopter back down at Hamilton Island.

Book your exclusive Heart Reef tour early to ensure you do not miss this amazing Great Barrier Reef tour experience.

What you’ll love about Heart Island:

  • Be one of the first to discover this iconic destination in peace and privacy, with a maximum of just six guests per visit, plus a host.
  • Relax in style on the spectacular Heart Island Pontoon, which features an incredible mirrored exterior, luxury fittings and a breathtaking outlook over the Great Barrier Reef.
  • See Heart Reef and some of the Whitsunday’s most renowned sights from above, including Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, with a spectacular 60-minute return helicopter trip from Hamilton Island to Heart Island Pontoon.
  • Explore the turquoise Lagoon in a glass bottom boat tour, or swim or snorkel at your own pace.
  • Swim inside the pontoon, which features as a shallow undercover pool.

Want to fly from Hamilton Island and land on the silica sands of Whitehaven Beach?  See more information on scenic flights on the Great Barrier Reef.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hamilton Island

Departure Time

As per booking confirmation

Departure Instructions

Departure instructions as per confirmed booking

Pickup Locations

Hamilton Island

  • Heart Reef
  • Hill Inlet
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Hill Inlet
  • Whitsunday Island
  • Hook Reef
  • Heart Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed Christmas Day


3 Hours

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

  • Not suitable for Non-Swimmers - Non Swimmers are not permitted to enter the water
  • Not Suitable for Children
  • For legal 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 per seat weight is 130 kg’s.

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

Additional Information
  • No catering available on this tour.
  • This tour is only available for guests staying on Hamilton Island
  • Small soft bag with beach gear and towels
  • Bring your own towel and change of clothes

Children must be strong confident swimmers

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 with over 24 hours notice – 25% cancellation fee

Flights cancelled by 7:00pm the day prior to departure – 50% cancellation fee

If passengers elect not to travel due to weather conditions but flights are still operational, 100% cancellation fee will apply

All passengers are competent swimmers and we acknowledge that no lifeguards are on duty

I understand there is no catering available on this tour.

Heart Reef Tours –Exclusive Helicopter Landing - Heart Reef – Snorkel

Tour Code: 827

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Exclusive Heart Reef - Helicopter - Snorkel



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

Child: au$1,350.00
Family: au$5,400.00

Tour Code: 827



15 yrs & over

13 - 14 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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