Want to see the best of Whitsundays in half a day?
Fly with Air Whitsunday an award winning Whitsunday Tourism Icon, snorkel in secluded coral suspended lagoon, travel in style to Whitehaven Beach and arrive at the Great Barrier Reef in only 40 minutes.
Air Whitsunday has proudly been providing an unsurpassed tour and transport service in the Whitsundays for 45 years. Their tours showcase a panoramic perspective of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park including the iconic Heart Reef; a pristine private snorkelling location amidst the coral suspended Hardy Lagoon; ambient stops at the stunning Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands National Park; and day trips to tropical Palm Bay Resort on Long Island.
Relax in absolute comfort as their seaplanes showcase the Whitsunday Island National Park and the breathtaking expanse of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park World Heritage Area. During the course of this 1 hour and 20 minute scenic flight you will take in views of Whitsunday hinterland and Airlie Beach, the Molle Group of Islands, Daydream Island, Whitsunday Passage, Hayman Island, Hook Island, Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach, the amazing swirling sands of Hill Inlet and then accelerate across the Coral Sea to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to take in the sights of Bait Reef, home of the amazing stepping stones, Hook Reef and Hardy Lagoon (the most photographed location of the entire Great Barrier Reef Marine Park!). They will also show off one of the biggest natural wonders to you, the perfectly shaped Heart Reef.
Their award-winning signature experience combines the absolute best the Whitsunday region has to offer in a half day tour. Take in the stunning scenery and iconic sights of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Whitsunday Islands from the air, snorkel at their private reef location and visit the famous Whitehaven Beach in style by a seaplane. A bucket list experience for many travellers!
Departing daily, their seaplanes showcase the amazing expanse of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from above sea level before landing on water and transferring to the private semi- submersible at Hardy Reef to experience its beauty from below sea level.
Enjoy approximately two hours of coral viewing and snorkelling from the comfort of their glass bottom boat moored inside the calm confined waters of Hardy Lagoon; a coral suspended lagoon in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Easy access into the water from the rear platform of the vessel ensures passengers of all snorkelling skill levels can enjoy this exclusive reef location in ease. The vessel also has an underwater viewing chamber, sun and shade deck areas and is equipped with all snorkelling equipment and flotation devices.
Australian sparkling wine and lights snacks will be served on the top deck of the vessel after you return from your snorkelling adventure in the lagoon.
Visit famous Whitehaven Beach in style by seaplane. Flight includes a spectacular scenic flight over Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Passage and a number of islands of the Whitsunday Island National Park group ... a sprawling archipelago of jewel-green national park islands that sparkle in an aquamarine ocean ... secluded beaches, fringing reefs and towering hoop pines complete the spectacular picture.
Your aircraft will perform aerial work over the amazing swirling sands of Hill Inlet and the expansive stretch of world-famous Whitehaven Beach for that perfect postcard photograph. Land gracefully at an area of the beach with few or no other visitors where you are free to relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach. Absolute luxury!
Your pilot will serve chilled Australian sparkling wine and an assortments of snacks to you whilst you enjoy the scenery and chill out on one of the world's top ten beaches.
See some of the most stunning natural wonders of the world on a scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef before landing on the turquoise waters of Whitehaven Beach for one hour to relax, rejuvenate and explore.
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