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Outer Great Barrier Reef Tours

Boat & Pontoon

Looking for a comprehensive Great Barrier Reef tour? Travel by high speed Catamaran to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World (as compiled by CNN).  Enjoy the variety of Coral and sea creatures.  Your Great Barrier Reef tour includes snorkelling (including all equipment), as well as access to the underwater observatory and the semi sub for those who prefer not to get wet. Fully equipped for diving, catering for both certified and beginner divers, including those who have never dived before and would like to try it for the first time.

Cruise / Fly (Boat / Helicopter)

Cruise to the Outer Reef Pontoon to snorkel, do into the underwater viewing chamber, and on the Semi Sub, and or a Dive (additional cost), before being transferred to the Helicopter pontoon for your flight to Hamilton Island first travelling over the Reef System including Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill inlet on your way.  You then have 1.5 hours to explore Hamilton Island using the free shuttle buses before returning to Hamilton Island Marina to catch the boat back to the Mainland.

Seaplane - Panorama Tour

This award winning tour combines seeing the Reef and Whitehaven Beach into the one signature, half day tour. There are many good reasons why this tour is our most popular! See the best the Whitsunday region has to offer, enjoying the incredible textures and colours of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from the air.

Inclusions

  • Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands
  • Two hours at Air Whitsunday’s private glass-bottom boat, comprising one hour of coral viewing and relaxing and one hour of snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon.
  • One hour visit to Whitehaven Beach
  • All snorkelling equipment, snorkelling tuition and flotation devices for inexperienced snorkellers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Tour includes Australian sparkling wine and 100% fruit juice, local spring water and an assortment of Australian brand snacks and treats.
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary

Tour time: 4.5hours
Flying time: 1 hour

Min: 2 pax
Max: 20 pax

Included sights: Whitsunday Islands, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Reef, Heart Reef
Included stops: Whitehaven Beach, Great Barrier Reef

Seaplane - Reef Adventure

Limited numbers in our aircraft and exclusive use of our glass-bottom vessel ensure small personalised groups. Experience the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from both above and below sea level after a comfortable journey from the mainland … which can only truly be appreciated from the air! Our glass-bottom vessel also allows the opportunity to experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet; appealing to those who are not comfortable taking to the open ocean waters to snorkel.

Inclusions

  • Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and northern Whitsunday Islands
  • Two hours at Air Whitsunday’s private glass bottom boat; comprising one hour of coral viewing and relaxing and one hour of snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon
  • All snorkelling equipment, snorkelling tuition and flotation devices for inexperienced snorkellers
  • Sparkling wine, chilled water, cheese and crackers, 100% Australian Juice
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary

Tour time: 3 hours
Flying time: 1 hour

Min: 2 pax
Max: 20 pax

Included sights: Whitsunday Islands, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Reef, Heart Reef
Included stops: Great Barrier Reef

Reef & Whitehaven Scenic

This is the most comprehensive scenic flight on offer in the Whitsunday region taking in all the sights of the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and over the Coral Sea to Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Lagoon and The River and of course scenic views directly over Heart Reef (only seen by air). This tour has been voted one of the top ten aerial flights in the world.

Inclusions

  • Seaplane scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands including Hayman
  • Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary


Tour time:
1 hour
Flying time: 1 hour

Min: 4 pax
Max: 10 pax

Included sights: Whitsunday Islands, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Reef and Heart Reef
Included stops: No stops

Reef & Whitehaven Scenic with 60 Minute Whitehaven Beach Landing

This is the most comprehensive scenic flight on offer in the Whitsunday region taking in all the sights of the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and over the Coral Sea to Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Lagoon and The River and of course scenic views directly over Heart Reef (only seen by air). This tour has been voted one of the top ten aerial flights in the world.

Visit famous Whitehaven Beach in style by seaplane. 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!

Inclusions

  • Seaplane scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands including Hayman
  • 60 minute stop at Whitehaven Beach
  • Glass of sparkling wine
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary


Tour time:
2 hour
Flying time: 1 hour

Min: 4 pax
Max: 10 pax

Included sights: Whitsunday Islands, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Reef and Heart Reef
Included stops: Whitehaven Beach

Contact us today to learn more about amazing Great Barrier Reef tours.

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