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Seaplane Flights See The Best of the Whitsundays

Tour Code: 725

Departing: Proserpine

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Seaplane and swim at Whitehaven Beach
  • See the very best iconic landmarks in the Whitsunday Island on our best of the Whitsundays scenic flight
  • Fly over the most photographed places such as Heart Reef and Hardy Lagoon for amazing photographs
  • The pilots will show off with a touch and go water landing on the reef so guests can experience the sensation of landing
  • You pilot will descend down to 500 feet to take in the sights of the reef and marine life such as whales, dolphins and turtles 

Included In Price

  • Transfers from/to Airlie Beach
  • Seaplane scenic flight over the Outer Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Whitsunday Islands
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary
  • One hour stopover at Whitehaven Beach
  • In-flight commentary
  • Australian sparkling wine and 100% fruit juice, local spring water and cheese and crackers
  • Wet/Lycra suits available (October-May)

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.

Pick-up from Airlie Beach area

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.

Depart Whitsunday Coast Airport

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.

Arrive Whitehaven Beach

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.

Depart Whitehaven Beach

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.

Depart The Great Barrier 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.

See more seaplane flight options from Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Proserpine

Departure Time

Tour times may vary

Pickup Locations

Airlie Beach

  • Be at pick up location 30 minutes early to ensure pick up
Destinations
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Whitsunday hinterland and islands (Molle Group Islands, Hayman Island, Whitsunday Island, Hook Island)
  • Whitehaven Beach - Stop Included
  • Hill Inlet
  • Hook Reef
  • Bait Reef
  • Hardy Reef
  • Barb Reef
  • Heart Reef
  • Conway National
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day

Duration

Tour time: 2 hours 50 minutes
Flying time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Additional Information
  • Window seats cannot be guaranteed “due to weight and balance of the aircraft, the pilot will allocate your seats”
  • Tour duration listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type, weather conditions and if any island or yacht pick-ups are included in the schedule.
  • Please note this tour requires a minimum of 4 passengers to operate
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and hat
  • Camera and/or video camera
  • Light jacket for cooler months (late May, June, July & August)
  • Drinking water

  • Children 3-12 years old occupy their own seats.
  • Infants under the age of 3 years sit on the parents lap free of charge.

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 reservations cancelled within 24 hours of departure will result in a 100% cancellation fee that will be charged to the supplied credit card.
  • All reservations cancelled more than 24 hours prior to departure are entitled to a full refund, no fees and charges incurred.
  • If passengers elect not to travel due to weather conditions but flights are still operational and deemed safe to fly, 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • The pilot makes a weather decision at the most accurate time of the day of flight, if the conditions are deemed unsafe and unsuitable for flying then all flights will be cancelled – at no charge
  • Reconfirmation is required 24 hours prior to departure by calling the operator direct between the hours of 0700hrs and 1930hrs.
  • Failure to reconfirm your tour or failure to advise Air Whitsunday Seaplanes of other tours, plans or travels you may have on the day of your tour may affect your tour.
  • We do not recommend booking other tours on the same day due to possible schedule changes
  • Each passenger must be ready at the departure point at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled flight times otherwise the carrier may forfeit the passenger’s seat allocation and reallocate the same and the carrier shall be under no liability whatsoever to the passengers in respect of such forfeiture and reallocation.

Seaplane Flights See The Best of the Whitsundays

Tour Code: 725

Departing: Proserpine

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Seaplane and swim at Whitehaven Beach

From

au$450.00

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

Child: au$380.00
Family: au$1,494.00

Tour Code: 725

From

au$450.00

13 yrs & over

3 - 12 yrs

0 - 2 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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