Heart Reef & Whitehaven Landing Helicopter Flight | GSL

Tour Code: 645

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Heart Reef - Whitehaven Beach - Reefs - Islands
  • Not only will you be seeing the photographically famous Heart Reef on your low level scenic helicopter flight but you will be seeing a lot of the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
  • Your helicopter pilot will land right on Whitehaven Beach and you can go for a swim in the gin clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef. 
  • Depart from Proserpine near Airlie Beach for your scenic helicopter flight and spend 1.5 hours on Whitehaven Beach, enjoy a swim & walk, fly over Heart Reef, see Hamilton Island, Hayman, Daydream, the Molle Island Group and Whitsunday Island 

Included In Price

  • Flying Time: 60 minutes approx.
  • Ariel view of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef
  • Land at Whitehaven Beach with 1.5 hours to explore
  • In-flight Pilot Commentary
  • Guaranteed window seats
  • Guaranteed helicopter to yourself! - Min 2 Passengers
  • Complimentary bottle of sparkling
  • Return transfers to the Proserpine Airport from the operator's Passenger lounge in Airlie Beach

Brilliant helicopter scenic flight tour from Airlie Beach over the majority Whitsundays Islands and 1.5 hours on Whitehaven Beach. Fly over Heart Reef, land at Whitehaven Beach for a swim, take a walk to Lookout. See Hamilton Island, Hayman, Daydream, the Molle Island Group and Whitsunday Island

Enjoy the best views of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef, with this half day low level scenic helicopter tour departing from Proserpine Airport near Airlie Beach that really does include it all.

This is the ultimate scenic helicopter flight in the Whitsundays.

A full 2.5 hour scenic helicopter flying tour that will have you seeing the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef from a totally new perspective with the scenery below just like you see in all the tourist brochures!   

Departing from Proserpine near  Airlie Beach your helicopter scenic flight will have you flying over quite a few of the iconic islands of the Whitsundays such as Heart Reef, Molle Island Group, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Whitsunday Island and many more…

Whitsunday Islands, and Whitehaven Beach are all included on your half day helicopter scenic flight.

Not only will you see it all from above, but we also land the helicopter at Whitehaven Beach, with 1 ½ hours to explore this world famous location, which is consistently voted the best beach in Australia.

Here you may take a swim or take a walk up to lookout to see the view and take a few holiday snaps and selfies.

A scenic helicopter flight over the Whitsunday Islands on the Great Barrier Reef really is the pinnacle of all tours from Airlie Beach and when you combine it with landing on Whitehaven Beach then that is the ultimate half day tour on offer in the Whitsunday Islands 

Special Occassion Helicopter Flights in the Whitsundays

We love it when romance is literally in the air, so if your scenic helicopter flight tour is for a special occasion then please advise us at the time of booking as we may be able to arrange a picnic hamper to share at Whitehaven Beach. 

This is a brilliant Great Barrier Reef tour.

See more Whitsunday Island Great Barrier Reef scenic flights 

This is the perfect Great Barrier Reef tour for cruise ship passengers to see the iconic places in the Whitsundays of Australia.

Whitehaven Beach Helicopter Scenic Flight With Picnic Basket

For special occassions it is a lovely surprise to have a picnic basket arranged for your scenic helicopter flight in the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef at a cost of $40.00 per person (minimum of 2 people).

Guests may choose from the following picnic baskets.

Standard Platter              $80.00                  1 – 3 pax

The Standard platter is filled with an assortment of gourmet cheeses (2 types), dips (2 types), olives and an antipasto, selection of crackers, cured meats (2 types), seasonal fruit and nuts, finished off with something sweet.

*All products are seasonal and subject to availably. If an item isn’t available an alternative option will be provided.  

 Seafood Platter                $120.00               1 – 3 pax

The Seafood platter is filled with an assortment of cold seafood including, bugs, prawns, oysters and smoked salmon finished off with condiments, a cheese and crackers.

*All products are seasonal and subject to availably. If an item isn’t available an alternative option will be provided.  

All platters can be tailored specifically to the customer, depending on preferences and any dietary requirements. If there is something that doesn't appeal, we can certainly swap anything or provide an alternative option. 

On this particular scenic helicopter flight we can also provide a complimentary bottle of sparkling Chandon Brut wine with your platter or you may upgrade to the following:

White Wine

Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc              $40.00

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc                       $65.00


Moet Chandon Brut Imperial                      $100.00

Veuve Clicquot Brut                                      $105.00              

Dom Perignon Brut Vintage                        $350.00

Please note all food and beverage is to be paid for on arrival to the helicopter terminal in Airlie Beach.

Also note if you would like to bring along your own snacks you may do so as long as they are in a small bag that can go under the seat.

Please note:- All above costs are approximate and will be confirmed upon enquiry.

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

  • Hamilton Island
  • Heart Reef
  • Shute Harbour
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Shute Harbour
  • Heart Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Molle Island Group
  • Daydream Island
  • Hamilton Island
  • Whitsunday Islands
  • Airlie Beach
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.


Total duration: 3 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire

Beach Picnic Hamper

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

  • 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
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimmers
  • Towel

  • 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.

Heart Reef & Whitehaven Landing Helicopter Flight | GSL

Tour Code: 645

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Heart Reef - Whitehaven Beach - Reefs - Islands



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

Child: au$759.00
Family: au$3,036.00

Tour Code: 645



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