Dream Tour – Reef & Beach Explorer by Seaplane

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Half Day Tour - Scenic Flight Whitehaven Beach
  • Taking a seaplane flight for the very first time and landing on Whitehaven Beach for half day tour.
  • 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
  • Sitting in the seaplane looking at the pilots instruments

Spectacular seaplane flight from Hamilton Island to land on the water at Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands on the Great Barrier Reef in style. See two icons in one scenic reef flight, Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach.

Departing 3 times a day from Hamilton Island our seaplanes carry a minimum of 4 guests per flight on a low level scenic flight across the azure waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

The total tour time is 2 hours and 45 minutes with 1.5 of those hours for our guests to explore and swim at Whitehaven Beach whilst the pilot prepares the sparkling wine, light catering, water and beach gear for the guests to sit, relax, and enjoy the scenery around them.     

These are the perfect half day tours to Whitehaven Beach which are perfect for cruise ship shore excursions.

Half day tour to Reef & Whitehaven Beach

Hotel pickup, safety briefing & tour check-in

Included in your package is a complimentary Hamilton Island Hotel Pick Up, from selected hotels only. 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 Whitehaven Beach seaplane tour.

Scenic Seaplane Flight to Whitehaven Beach via Great Barrier Reef

Get your camera ready for a spectacular seaplane scenic flight over the Whitsundays and World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.

Our seaplane flights includes a flight over the famous Heart Reef so be sure to have your cameras at the ready to snap. Then it’s on to beautiful Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Approx 1hr

Explore Whitehaven Beach

Relax on the beautiful Whitehaven beach for approximately 1hr with light catering, sparkling wine and water.

Return Seaplane Flight to Hamilton Island

Sit back and relax for your return seaplane flight to Hamilton Island. We will then drop guests back to the selected Hamilton Island hotels where you can then enjoy the rest of your day.

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Included In Price

  • Return scenic seaplane flight over Great Barrier Reef and world famous Heart Reef
  • Sparkling wine
  • Light catering
  • Water
  • Beach gear
  • Courtesy hotel pick-ups on Hamilton Island (selected hotels)
  • Afternoon Tea
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hamilton Island

Departure Time

As per request & Availability

Pickup Locations

Hamilton Island

  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Heart Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed Christmas Day


2 Hours 45 Minutes

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

  • Minimum passenger numbers apply to all Tours and Transfers, seaplanes and aeroplanes 4 persons.
  • 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

  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume

  • 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.
  • 2nd Child Travels Free

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

Whitsundays Seaplane Reef, Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach Landing

Departing: Hamilton Island

Pickup: Hamilton Island

Half Day Tour - Scenic Flight Whitehaven Beach



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

Child: au$499.00
Family: au$1,996.00

Tour Code: 688



14 yrs & over

3 - 13 yrs

0 - 2 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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