Reef Day Tours

Make your way to the Great Barrier Reef with our 1 day reef tours and packages. These unique day tours allow you to see the spectacular diversity of the Outer Great Barrier Reef where you can enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving or other fun activities during the day, returning to your on land accommodation at night! You can also combine your Outer Reef day tour with other tours for an exclusive package that combines all the best of the Whitsundays, including the fringing reefs, scenic flights or accommodation for an all-in-one Whitsundays package.

Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef from above! A truly unique experience!

  • Enjoy a bird's eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands,
  • Fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet
  • Head out to the Great Barrier Reef
  • See Heart Reef from above!
  • Big window viewing and pilot commentary
  • Courtesy bus transfers included
  • Door to Door courtesy bus transfer
  • Only fixed wing scenic flight company departing from Whitsunday Airport
CW: Great Barrier Reef Adventures
FROM: $237

See the Outer Great Barrier Reef on an action-packed full day trip!

  • Spend a day on a pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef!
  • Snorkelling and scuba diving available
  • One of the few day trips to visit the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • See marine life up close in our underwater observatory
  • Great for the whole family!
  • Introductory and certified divers welcome

Fly in the safety and comfort of a seaplane to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef!

  • Enjoy a beautiful scenic flight over the Whitsundays!
  • Unique flight that allows you to touch down on the Outer Great Barrier Reef 
  • Snorkel or hop on glass bottom boat to check out the reef with something for everyone
  • Up to two hours on the Outer Reef to explore
  • Beautiful views of the islands, reefs and more!
  • All snorkelling equipment provided

Seaplane Panorama is a signature tour with an amazing way to see the Whitsundays!

  • See the top Whitsunday destinations from above
  • Witness Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef and the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy the opportunity to capture amazing photos and form life-long memories!
  • Touch down inside the reefs for a once in a lifetime experience
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and explore its waters and shoreline
  • Soar to new heights with Air Whitsundays
HeliReef Great Barrier Reef Tours

Experience the pure indulgence of viewing the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the Whitsunday Islands

  • Fly out to the Great Barrier Reef in a helicopter for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
  • Snorkel, scuba dive and more from a reef pontoon
  • Choose from 3 different fly and cruise options
  • Spend 2.5 hours on Reefworld's pontoon
  • See the Whitsundays from above!
Explore: Great Barrier Reef
FROM: $199

Visit the amazing Great Barrier Reef on this all inclusive day trip to Bait Reef! 

  • Explore the Outer Great Barrier Reef on this unique day trip
  • Visit 2 different locations where you can snorkel or scuba dive!
  • Comfortable, purpose built catamaran for a stable ride 
  • Both introductory divers and certified divers welcome
  • One of the few day trips where you can scuba dive on the Outer Great Barrier Reef


  • Based in Airlie Beach
  • Can answer all your boat questions
  • Our experts are all experienced locals
  • We will build you exclusive packages to save you money
  • Whitsundays biggest boat cooperative

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