Pickup: Airlie Beach
See the very best iconic landmarks in the Whitsunday Islands on our best of the Whitsundays seaplane scenic flights
With pick ups from Airlie Beach we begin our seaplane flight over the Great Barrier Reef to some of the most photographed places such as Heart Reef and Hardy Lagoon for amazing photographs
Our pilots like to show off a little and allow our guests to experience a touch and go water landing in a seaplane.
Spend an hour exploring Whitehaven Beach and take a swim in the cool water.
One of our Seaplane team members will meet you near or at your accommodation house in Airlie Beach area approximately 1 hour prior to scenic flight departure.
During your comfortable 30 minute drive to the airport you will be asked to check-in and watch a safety video on iPad.
As our seaplanes are amphibious you will take off on the airport runway and then commence your Great Barrier Reef scenic flight to beautiful Whitehaven Beach.
Take in the sights of Conway National Park, Long Island, Hamilton Island and the Whitsunday Passage before flying to Whitsunday Island.
As you approach Whitehaven Beach you will start to see the stunning swirling sands of Hill Inlet.
Your seaplane pilot will perform aerial work atop of Hill Inlet to capture that picture perfect postcard shot before an exhilarating touching down on the aquamarine waters of Whitehaven Beach for a relaxing one hour visit.
Frequently voted as one of the world’s top ten beaches, this striking stretch of silica beach on Whitsunday Island National Park is the perfect location to explore and recline in the crystal clear waters with turtles and rays.
Enjoy an exciting water runway take off as you set course for the Great Barrier Reef.
Fly over the dark blue Coral Sea before taking in the stunning sights of Bait Reef, Hook and Hardy Lagoon before flying atop of stunning Heart Reef.
Perform an exhilarating touch-n-go seaplane landing within the calm waters of Hardy Lagoon and say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef as we commence the scenic flight back to the airport.
On the return flight you get to take in more views of the Great Barrier Reef along with Hayman Island, Hook Island Airlie Beach town and Whitsunday hinterland.
Return to Whitsunday Coast Airport
Note: Window seats cannot be guaranteed due to weight and balance of the seaplane, the pilot will allocate your seats.
Varies daily as tide dependant
Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP), Lascelles Avenue, Gunyarra
January - December
Closed Christmas Day
Tour time: 2 hours 50 minutes
Seaplane Flying time: 1 hour 20 minutes
This seaplane tour requires a minimum of 4 guests Maximum of 10 guests
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.
Pickup: Airlie Beach