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Great Barrier Reef & Whitehaven Beach Seaplane Flight with Water Landing

This flight provides excellent photo & video opportunities of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands & you'll also get the thrill of a water-landing!


Comprehensive scenic flight itinerary
Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Coral Sea
Hook, Bait, Hardy and Heart Reefs
Incredible views of the islands
The Great Barrier Reef
Whitsunday Islands including Hayman

What you need to know

This incredibly comprehensive scenic flight itinerary covers all the essential sights of the Whitsundays in the one tour, ensuring you get the chance to take in the most spectacular parts of the region from an unmatched vantage point! Departing from Whitsunday Airport, the flight heads out above the spectacular waters of the Whitsunday Islands where you'll get a chance to see all of the greenery, stunning coral cays and marine life from high above while soaring over the local highlights such as Hill Inlet, Bait, Hook, Hardy and the romantic Heart Reef, and all culminating in a stretch over wonderful Whitehaven Beach - widely considered to be the most beautiful beach in Australia.

Sit back and take in the awe-inspiring views while your friendly and knowledgeable pilot points out all the regional highlights, going into detail about the environment and any points of significance. Be sure to bring your camera along for the ride, as some of the sights you see on your scenic flight will be something you want to keep for years to come! Featuring astounding views, a variety of essential sights, an educational aspect and even a touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef, this is a scenic flight that truly checks all the sightseeing boxes.

More info


  • Seaplane scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands including Hayman
  • Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary
  • Transfers to and from local accommodation in Airlie Beach


  • Seaplane scenic flight over the Outer Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands
  • Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef
  • Sit back and take in the awe-inspiring views while your friendly and knowledgeable pilot points out all the regional highlights

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera and/or video camera
  • Drinking water

Tour Duration

  • Tour Duration 1 hour. Flying time 1 hour. Minimum 2 people required per booking

Tour Times

  • Flight times are subject to tides and also availability and access to aircrafts. Flight times will not be confirmed until the day prior. Once you have booked your day, the tour operators phone number will be displayed on your voucher and you will have access to contact them directly to secure the flight time closer to the date


  • Flights depart from the Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP), approximately a 30 minute drive from Airlie Beach

Additional Information

  • Touch and go water landing dependent on weather conditions
  • Tour duration listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type, weather conditions and if any island pick-ups are included in the schedule
  • Guests arriving or departing from the region on the same day as their seaplane tour are welcome to leave their luggage safely with operator

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Great Barrier Reef & Whitehaven Beach Seaplane Flight with Water Landing

12 Air Whitsunday road, Flametree, QLD 4802