Airlie Beach: Whitsunday Islands & Heart Reef Scenic Flight

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Enjoy a scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven, Hill Inlets swirling sands, and Great Barrier Reef including Heart Reef with live commentary from your guide.


  • Experience the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, with views of Heart Reef
  • Marvel at the Whitsundays, including iconic spots like Whitehaven Beach
  • Fly in specially designed planes with panoramic windows for unobstructed views
  • Learn about the sights from your pilot as you cover 200 km of natural beauty
  • Spot diverse marine creatures from the the aircraft, from manta rays to whales


Enjoy a scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef with a transfer from Arlie Beach. Get a window seat on a modern, specially designed fixed-wing plane. Enjoy large panoramic windows, and a high wing to ensure unobstructed views below. Fly over the majestic Whitsundays islands including Long Island, Hayman Island, Whitehaven Beach, and the sandy bays of Hill Inlet. Enjoy several photo opportunities as your pilot makes multiple passes at each location to ensure you get the perfect photo and take in the beauty of the region. See the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Soar above the beautiful blue and aqua waters of the reef and enjoy the breathtaking views below with highlights such as Hardy Reef, Hook Reef, and the iconic Heart Reef. As you glide over this living natural aquarium, spot marine life from the aircraft including manta rays, large green turtles, dugongs, sharks, and at certain times of the year, even whales. Listen to live commentary from your local pilot.


Pickup and drop-off bus service from 2 locations in Airlie Beach Fly Australia passenger lounge access with WiFi, air-conditioning, and water/coffee/tea Luggage storage 65-minute scenic flight Live commentary by your pilot Window seat for all passengers Bottled water Maine park fees, airport fees, and taxes

Important Information

  • Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed If the weather is unsuitable on the day, the activity provider's staff will make an assessment and contact you directly. In this case, the flight will be rescheduled at a more appropriate time or day. If you're unable to reschedule then a full refund will be offered

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