Heart Reef

Heart Reef

Posted on August 1, 2017

Learn About Heart Reef


Heart Reef, which is part of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in the Whitsundays, is a uniquely stunning formation of coral that over thousands of years has developed into the shape of a love heart.

The reef is specifically located on Hardy Reef with the GBR, which is located approximately 70 kilometres North-East from Airlie Beach.

Because it is protected, snorkelling and diving are not permitted near Heart Reef. However, it is still a very popular destination for romantic couples who wish to see the world renowned reef by air, from either a helicopter or plane.

Heart Reef

Tours to Heart Reef


There are a number of experienced, local tour operators offering regular helicopter tours and seaplane tours that fly over the prestigious Heart Reef.

If you are looking to make a unique marriage proposal at an amazing location your partner will never forget, just mention this to your pilot who should be more than happy to assist.

Heart Reef Accommodation


The best choice for accommodation situated close to Heart Reef, is on the mainland at Airlie Beach. Coral Sea Resort is located on the absolute oceanfront of Airlie Beach and is the perfect destination for romantic couples to stay at when visiting the area. With a selection of boutique apartments, hotel suites and penthouses to choose from, we should have a room ideal for your requirements.

We also provide a convenient tour desk, which allows you to easily book your local activities including tours to Heart Reef.

Want to Know More?


Contact us today to book boutique accommodation at Airlie Beach along with your amazing tour to Heart Reef.