Helicopter Flight Whitsundays | Hamilton Island Cruise & Fly Great Barrier Reef Tour

Tour Code: 685

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Whitehaven Beach - Hardy Reef - Heart Reef
  • Sitting in the helicopter flying over the beautiful Whitsunday Islands
  • Landing on a pontoon in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Seeing the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands from above and below the waters surface
  • Get the ultimate selfie standing next to your helicopter ride with the pilot
  • Flying over the iconic Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach

Included In Price

  • 35 minute scenic helicopter flight back to Hamilton Island from Reefworld pontoon
  • 2.5 Hours at Reefworld Interactive Pontoon
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Coral viewing from the pontoon underwater viewing chamber
  • Boat cruise from Hamilton Island to Hardy Reef pontoon - Reefworld
  • Fly over Heart Reef
  • Fly over Hill Inlet & Whitehaven Beach
  • Fly over the Whitsunday Islands

Our Whitsunday Cruise & Fly Great Barrier Reef Tour combines a boat tour from Hamilton Island out to the Cruise Whitsundays Pontoon Platform called Reefworld on Hardy Reef and a scenic Helicopter Flight return to Hamilton Island.

Two of our most popular Whitsunday Great Barrier Reef tours are our Cruise and Fly helicopter or the Fly and Cruise package deal to the Reefworld Interactive Pontoon.

Experience the Great Barrier Reef from every possible perspective with this combination Cruise/Fly helicopter package that includes time at Reefworld.

See the reef from below the water’s surface whilst snorkelling and see it from above on your 35 minute helicopter flight back to Hamilton Island.

Enjoy your scenic boat cruise by luxury catamaran that departs from Hamilton Island and takes guests out to the stable floating platform called Reefworld that is moored at Hardy Reef.

Spend 2.5 hours at Reefworld pontoon where you can snorkel and see all the underwater action from the underwater viewing chamber.

Return home to Hamilton Island via helicopter, encompassing views of the famous icons of the Outer Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the beautiful green Whitsunday Islands.

View more information about scenic flights on the Great Barrier Reef and see all helicopter ride options in the Whitsundays.

Read about the places to see on the Great Barrier Reef.


Checking in for your Great Barrier Reef Tour to Hardy Reef Pontoon.

Check into the Cruise Whitsunday office on Hamilton Island 20 minutes prior departure and collect your boarding pass.

Cruise Whitsunday boat departs Hamilton Island for Reefworld Pontoon at Hardy Reef.

Sit back and enjoy your scenic high speed catamaran cruise out to Hardy Reef through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.

Spend 2.5hrs Snorkeling at Cruise Whitsundays Reefworld Pontoon at Hardy Reef

Spend approximately 2.5hours on the Great Barrier Reef where snorkelling gear, a semi-submersible submarine tour  provided by Cruise Whitsundays.

Helicopter Scenic flight to Hamilton Island Air Terminal

Depart Reef World pontoon for your helicopter scenic flight that have you on a low level flight for approximately 35 minutes to see the scenic views of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, and the outer reef including Heart Reef.

Coach Transfers Hamilton Island

Once your helicopter lands back at Hamilton Island Air we will organize a complimentary transfer to the Cruise Whitsundays office, Reef View Hotel, Beach Club or Whitsunday Apartments.

See more Hamilton Island Great Barrier Reef tours

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hamilton Island

Departure Time

Check in 8.30am - Departs 9.00am from Hamilton Island

Pickup Locations

Hamilton Island

  • Pick up time to be confirmed at time of booking
  • Heart Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Hardy Reef
  • Hill Inlet
  • Heart Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed on Christmas Day


2 hours to cruise to the pontoon
2 Hours at Reefworld Pontoon
6 Hours in total

Fitness Level Required


  • 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 per seat weight is 130 kg’s.
  • No catering provided on this tour

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume
  • Cash for drinks and snacks

This is a booking request only not a confirmed booking. Booking confirmation will be advised or please call 1300 761 612 to confirm.

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.

  • Flights cancelled with over 24 hours notice – 25% cancellation fee
  • Flights cancelled by 7:00pm the day prior to departure – 50% cancellation fee
  • Flights cancelled on the day of departure – 100% cancellation fee
  • If passengers elect not to travel due to weather conditions but flights are still operational, 100% cancellation fee will apply

Helicopter Flight Whitsundays | Hamilton Island Cruise & Fly Great Barrier Reef Tour

Tour Code: 685

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Whitehaven Beach - Hardy Reef - Heart Reef



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

Child: au$550.00
Family: au$2,300.00

Tour Code: 685



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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