Lady Elliot Island Tours - Day Trip - Scenic Flight

Tour Code: 745

Departing: Hervey Bay

Amazing Must Do Reef Tour!
  • Experience a full day on Lady Elliot Island to explore the Island and pristine coral reef.
  • See the Great Barrier Reef from a spectacular scenic flight from the air as well as below the waters surface with guided snorkel tour and glass bottom boat tour.
  • Snorkel the pristine World Heritage Listed southern Great Barrier Reef at Lady Elliot Island and observe the huge variety of marine life and seabird life. See turtles, dolphins, whales and manta rays!
  • Witness the majestic Humpback Whales during whale season from May - November!
  • This will be one very spectacular Great Barrier Reef tour you will never forget - a scenic flight - amazing variety of marine life and birdlife on an eco island. 

Included In Price

  • Return Scenic Flight to Lady Elliot Island
  • Welcome drink on arrival & orientation tour
  • Glass bottom boat tour/guided snorkel tour
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Use of Snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Guided reef walk at low tide (tide dependent)
  • Fish feeding in the lagoon fish pool
  • Snorkel lesson in resort pool (if required)
  • Use of day guest facilities (showers and towels)
  • Environmental Management Charge
  • Hotel Transfers (ex Brisbane & Gold Coast - limited areas apply)

Southern Great Barrier Reef day trip to Lady Elliot Island ex Hervey Bay/Bundaberg, a beautiful eco island with a huge variety of marine life and birdlife.

One of the most treasured islands located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef just north of Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island is situated within a highly protected 'Green Zone' and home to over 1,200 species of marine life.

These include the giant Mantra rays that attract guests from all over the world to see their graceful underwater ballet, the green and loggerhead sea turtles, the huge variety of seabirds and unspoilt coral reef.  

Enjoy an unforgetable day exploring Lady Elliot Island including return scenic flights, welcome drink, hot and cold buffet lunch, guided glass bottom boat and snorkel tour, plus guided island activities or snorkelling and relaxing on the beach.

Visitors during the whale season (from May - November) may also be fortunate enough to witness the spectacular Humpback Whales as they breach and slap their fins during their annual migration.

There is no boat access to Lady Elliot Island, just an enjoyable scenic flight across the Great Barrier Reef of Australia departing from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast), Bundaberg as well as options from Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Lady Elliot Island Day Trip ex Hervey Bay / Bundaberg / Gold Coast / Brisbane

Experience the pristine waters of the southern Great Barrier Reef surrounding Lady Elliot Island in this all inclusive one day Great Barrier Reef trip departing Hervey Bay / Bundaberg / Brisbane or Gold Coast.

Departing from the east coast your day begins with a stunning scenic flight over the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef as you make your way to Lady Elliot Island. 

On arrival you will be greeted with a refreshing welcome drink and brief island orientation tour and able to explore the island at your leisure.  

Enjoy a guided glass bottom boat tour and guided snorkel tour to explore the reef and view the beauty of spectacular coloured fish and large variety of coral. 

Ensure to keep a look out for the abundant manta rays, turtles and dolphins which live in the protected green zone of Lady Elliot Island.

Sit back and refuel with a tasty hot and cold buffet lunch served in the restaurant as you reflect on your morning adventures.

During your day at Lady Elliot Island ensure to join one of the island's guided activities of fish feeding display, reef walk or enjoy the afternoon snorkelling and relaxing on the island before your return scenic flight.

Hervey Bay Departure: 8:10 am return approx 4:30pm
Bundaberg Departure:  8:40 am return approx  4:30pm
Brisbane* (Redcliffe) Departure: 7:15 am return approx 4pm
Gold Coast* (Coolangatta) Departure: 6:45am return approx 4:30pm

*Complimentary hotel transfers are available for inner Brisbane CBD hotels and selected Gold Coast regions.  Pick up time will be advised.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hervey Bay

Departure Time
  • Hervey Bay Scenic Flight Departure: 8:10am (40 minutes) / Depart Lady Elliot Island 4pm
  • Bundaberg Scenic Flight Departure: 8:40am (30 minutes) / Depart Lady Elliot Island 4pm
  • Gold Coast (Coolangatta) Scenic Flight Departure: 6:45am / Depart Lady Elliot Island 2:30pm
  • Brisbane (Redcliffe) Scenic Flight Departure: 7:15am / Depart Lady Elliot Island 2:30pm
Departure Instructions

Please ensure to check in for flight 30 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure time


Lady Elliot Island

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Flights not available Christmas Day
Flights are subject to change and may include transit stops


Full Day

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Lockers available for hire
  • Souvenirs
Fitness Level Required


Additional Information
  • Full names of all passengers and weights are required at time of booking.
  • Luggage Limit - small backpack/bag (max 4kgs). Items must be carried on the lap as no overhead or under seat baggage stowage facilities.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Eco Climate Action Business
Eco Climate Action Leader
  • Camera (charged)
  • Swimsuit, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Reef walking shoes (covered toes)/crocs are highly recommended. Alternatively some are available for use on the island.
  • Luggage Limit - small backpack/bag (max 4kgs). Items must be carried on the lap as no overhead or under seat baggage stowage facilities.

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.


  • All activities are subject to weather & tide conditions
  • Cancellations within 48 hours to travel incur 100% cancellation fee.

Lady Elliot Island Tours - Day Trip - Scenic Flight

Tour Code: 745

Departing: Hervey Bay

Amazing Must Do Reef Tour!



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

Child: au$320.00
Family: au$1,570.00

Tour Code: 745



13 yrs & over

3 - 12 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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