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GSL Aviation

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“hour flight”(41 reviews)
“scenic flight”(66 reviews)
“heart reef”(105 reviews)
GSL Aviation is your best value fixed wing operator in Airlie Beach. We offer a range of scenic flights over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. GSL Aviation also offer island transfers and air charter. Our flights operate 7 days a week...more
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Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9097
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 April 2012

i had heard about this company through a friend and took my family on their Reef & Island scenic flight, it was so cheap but by far the best company out there for scenic tours of the Whitsundays. they have a bus that picks you...More

6  Thank Holly C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Worse experience of a lifetime. Despite the bad weather and poor visibility the pilot has gone ahead with the SCENIC flight!!!!! We boarded a 10 seater plane instead of 6 seater as previously informed by Airlie Beach Tourism Office where we booked the tickets. Seats...More

11  Thank Kas P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pilot was super nice and informative. Amazing time. It was great to see all the islands from above. Picked us up and dropped us off seamlessly. 2 hrs door to door

Thank 470brendans
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did a flight for one hour over the Great Barrier Reef, Heart reef, the whitsunday Island, hook island and Whitehaven beach. We flew whith a small airplane with just 6 people plus the pilot. Our pilot David was very professional and polite and did...More

Thank gabriel882016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up from Base backpackers (in Airlie beach) at 7 am and reached the Whitsunday airport (not Prosperpine airport) by 7:20 am. Upon arrival we had to fill up the health related information and were provided with green or orange cards.The scenic flight...More

Thank mohapatra09preeti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have done the day trips out to the island , nothing compares to the reef and island from the air!! The staff were fantastic and the heart reef and hill inlet are breath taking. Would highly recommend this as a must do if travelling...More

Thank brittjudge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have done single engine fixed wing before in Grand Canyon and Central Florida, but ws cautious about an aussie experience! Pick up was late from ship terminal, and we all had to be weighed publicly again as weights lost in transit from cruise ship. We...More

Thank gwgMimsFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best day. Since it was my birthday. We booked the 1 hour scenic flight and it was the best choice. We could see the heat reef and the Island. It was awsome.

Thank natrentin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our pilot was great, flying two circuits of each main attraction (Whithaven Beach/Hill Inlet and Heart Reef) to ensure that both sides of the plane had a direct view in turn, while telling us what was going on so that we should be ready. My...More

Thank Mythaluk
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, Mythaluk! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your flight. And thank you, for letting us know about the terminal. If you could please email info@gslaviation.com.au the date you travelled, we will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flying over the reef was absolutely amazing even if early in the morning. However, I would not recommand to book the cruise package. The cruise after the flight was kind of poor. Don't expect to be on the best spot of Whiteheaven Beach and don't...More

Thank Arielle D
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Arielle D, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Great to hear you had a fantastic time flying over the reef. However, we do sincerely apologise you were disappointed by the cruise and the snorkelling spot. Would you mind please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing flight with GSL, very professional and really knowledgeable, then on to the cruise with Sea Sprint, brilliant day all round

Thank GrandTour434022
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi GrandTour434022, Thank you for your feed back. Sounds like you had fun on our Fly and Cruise tour! Thank you for travelling with Sea Sprint and we hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Sea Sprint

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can definetly recommend GSL Aviation, as i had a fantastic experience!😀 I appreciated there professional & friendly service. The staff were very informative & put me at ease, which helped the whole experience!More

Thank BBK1W1
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi BBK1W1, Thank you for taking the time to leave us an amazing review! Great to hear you had a fantastic experience. We also greatly appreciate your feedback about our professional and friendly team. We do our best to keep all our guests comfortable to...More

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