During the 2 hour 50 minute seaplane tour you will see the most stunning natural wonders of the world. Your scenic flight will take you over the Whitsunday hinterland and islands, Great Barrier Reef before landing on the turquoise waters of Whitehaven Beach for one hour to relax, swim and enjoy your complimentary snacks and drinks.
Our friendly team will meet you in our terminal at Whitsunday Airport (short 10-minute drive from Airlie Beach). After a quick check in you will be given a video briefing before leaving the terminal to alight your seaplane.
Once aboard the Seaplane you will commence your scenic flight to Whitehaven Beach. Take in the sights of Shute Harbour, Long Island, Daydream Island and the Whitsunday Passage before flying between Hook Island and Whitsunday Island. As you approach Whitehaven Beach you will start to see the stunning swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Your pilot will perform aerial work atop of Hill Inlet to capture that picture perfect postcard shot before touching down on the aquamarine waters of Whitehaven Beach.
Whitehaven beach is 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 enjoy your one hour stay. Explore and recline in the crystal clear waters while sipping a glass of sparkling wine.
Enjoy your water take off from Whitehaven Beach 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. Your pilot will perform two orbits over this iconic natural wonder that was first discovered by Air Whitsunday Seaplanes in 1975.
During the flight back you get to take in more views of the Great Barrier Reef along with Hayman Island the northern side of Hook Island and the Molle group of islands.
After 2.5 hours of seaplane adventures our front office staff will meet you back at the airport terminal and is ready to assist you with your transport back to accommodation house.