Whitehaven Beach Funseeker

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Seaplanes & Whitehaven Beach Equal Heaven
  • Taking a seaplane flight for the very first time and landing on Whitehaven Beach
  • Seeing the Great Barrier Reef on a low level scenic flight in a seaplane
  • Enjoying a light bite, glass of bubbles and swimming in the gin clear water in the Whitsunday Islands
  • Taking a group photo on the shimmering silica sands of Whitehaven Beach on your half day tour

A seaplane flight is a wonderful way to explore the Great Barrier Reef and to experience a float plane landing on the ocean is a memory you will have for a long time. Add the attraction of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, a swim and your day is complete.

Board our seaplane flight from Hamilton Island and fly over the islands of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, and glide across the waters to land at the famous white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach for a spectacular half day tour.

Spend 1.5 hours soaking up the sun and enjoy swimming in the azure clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

We depart from Hamilton Island on these flights with a minimum of 4 passengers, 3 times a day weather permitting.

As we fly at low level there will be many photographic opportunities of the Whitsunday Islands, coral reefs, sailing boats and even Humpback Whales in the winter months of May to September as they make their annual migration to the safe waters of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to calve.  

Funseeker - Half Day Whitehaven Beach Tour

Hamilton Island Hotel pickup, safety briefing & tour check-in

Included in your Whitehaven Beach seaplane package is a complimentary Hotel Pick Up, from selected Hamilton Island hotels.  Once we arrive at the Hamilton Island Air Terminal our friendly team will take you through our safety briefing and check you in for your scenic flight over the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef.

Flight to Whitehaven Beach via Hill Inlet

Enjoy stunning aerial views of nearby Whitsunday Islands and fringing reefs over Hill Inlet before an ocean landing at beautiful Whitehaven Beach.

1.5hrs on beautiful Whitehaven Beach

Spend 1.5 hours on one of the most beautiful white silica sand beaches in the world. Soak up the sun at Whitehaven Beach and enjoy chilled sparkling wine and water.

Return to Hamilton Island

Sit back and relax for your scenic seaplane flight return to Hamilton Island. After your breathtaking tour of one of the most beautiful parts of the world a complimentary return Hamilton Island hotel transfer will have you back in time for the next adventure on the island.

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Included In Price

  • Hotel Pick Up Included
  • Return scenic seaplane flight over Hill Inlet & Whitehaven Beach
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hamilton Island

Departure Time

As per request & availability

Pickup Locations

Hamilton Island

  • Hamilton Island
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Flight over Hill Inlet
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed on Christmas Day


2 Hours

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.
  • HI-AIR will not be held liable for costs associated with airfares, accommodation or anything else due to any flight on any aircraft type which does not proceed as booked or confirmed
  • Due to the nature of Seaplane operations flights are subject to changeable weather conditions enroute, including tidal, sea state, prevailing winds, air traffic control, unscheduled maintenance and other influences outside of our control
  • In the event of inclement weather and we are unable to operate the tour or transfer for any reason, subject to availability Hamilton Island Air will ensure that guests are offered an alternative destination and/or transferred on the next available window in which the transfer or tour can proceed safely.
  • All flights and flight paths are subject to prevailing weather, tidal conditions and availability; therefore itineraries are subject to change without notice.

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Infants are welcome and are carried at the discretion of Hamilton Island Air; however, our tours are designed predominantly to accommodate adults. Some Tours are not suitable for infants, if in doubt please ask. Infants are classified as 0-2 years, one infant may travel free of charge on a parents lap in the rear of the aircraft. Please note that only one infant may travel FOC per aircraft, two infants may occupy 1 seat, the seat price applies. Children are classified as 3 – 13 years of age inclusive, must be accompanied by an adult on the flight.

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

Whitehaven Beach Seaplane Sunseeker Flight

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Seaplanes & Whitehaven Beach Equal Heaven



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

Child: au$220.00
Family: au$880.00

Tour Code: 687



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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