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Air Whitsunday is renowned for their seaplane services that rendezvous with their privately operated glass bottom boat, moored at an exclusive snorkelling location inside the coral suspended lagoon of Hardy Reef. Along with snorkelling tours to this...more
Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the money, The pilot,Gus was a really nice guy, very informative and professional. His flying skills we're fantastic as my wife was fine flying sitting next to him in the cockpit, because she suffers from motion sickness ,but was absolutely fine. AMAZING scenery...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would seem an expensive adventure but believe me it is well worth it. The memories of that day will last and last. The plane flew low over the reef giving great views, an experience that few experience.Whitehaven Beach is a delight and the swim...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jeppo212
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This is really a good way to see the reef with the beautiful hearth of the great coral barrier and the whitsundays islands. Addind to that a good snorkeling and a stop on the whitehaven beach you have a overview of all you can see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karine_31820
Reviewed 22 November 2018

a fantastic experience to see the great barrier reef and enjoy the beach. apart from the stunning scenery, definitely enjoyed the flight. very good service

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Liane M
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We took the more expensive tour that took us to Heart Reef and landed on Whitehaven Beach and it was totally worth it, even though we had done a boat tour of the Whitsundays the day before... I would have regretted not doing the take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YasminS205
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This tour was brilliant. I was only in Airlie Beach a couple of days + it enabled me to see the beautiful Whitsundays + part of the barrier reef. Seeing them from the air, as well as on the ground + under the sea made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gaynel R
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We went on panormanic sea plane tour to whitehaven and the outer reef. Was pretty spectacular views. The pilots were super friendly and the champagne was a nice touch. Whitehaven was amazingly beautiful to swim at and the perfect amount of time. The outer reef...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justine T
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this tour, it was amazing! I took my partner on this for his birthday and it couldn’t have been better. Seeing the reef from the sky is definitely the way to go, especially having also done a boat cruise. Whitehaven Beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic company to fly with. Whitehaven Beach was a Place I have always wanted to visit and well worth the trip. This is a must do tour if visiting Airlie Beach

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Recommended this tour by Sailing Whitsundays and I was a tad hesitant with the cost but in the end the inner AV Geek said let’s go for it! Totally worth every penny! The experience of taking off and landing in the reef and then getting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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8 January 2017|
Response from AirWhitsunday | Property representative |
Hello lyndrose, Happy New Year to you also! Thank you for your question. Air Whitsunday Seaplanes offer tours around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Please visit our website to send us an... More