Scenic Flights

See the Whitsundays from above with a scenic flight that will show you the Whitsundays in a whole new way. Ranging from short flights to lengthy tours, this is an experience unlike any other. Choose from tours that venture over the Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach or opt for a longer tour that will also bring you to the romantic Heart Reef and Outer Great Barrier Reef. Each scenic flight or aerial tour has something different to offer with something for everyone.

Fly & Raft
FROM: $429

Multi-award winning Ocean Rafting invites you to enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day!

  • Cruise on a rafting boat around the Whitsunday Islands at top speeds!
  • Fun, lively crew to entertain you throughout the day
  • Combine rafting tour with a scenic flight to see the reef in a whole new way!
  • Enjoy snorkelling and visiting Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout

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

Fly over the beautiful heart reef and enjoy a flight into the heart of the Whitsundays 

  • Experience the Whitsundays from above with an amazing one hour flight
  • Fly over the the naturally formed scenic Heart Reef
  • See the islands and bays of the Whitsundays
  • Cruise over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the Great Barrier Reef!
  • Everyone has a window seat for great view
GSL: Fly & Cruise
FROM: $279

Experience the best of both worlds! Combine the signature Reef & Island flight with the modern and fast day vessel, Sea Sprint!

  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout!
  • Snorkel among the fringing reefs
  • See the Whitsundays from above!
  • Best way to combine a full day tour with a scenic flight!

Reef and Whitehaven Discovery Scenic Flight

  • Visit the famous Whitehaven Beach in style!
  • Land gracefully at your own secluded area of beach in a private plane
  • Relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach
  • Also fly over the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the Outer Reef
  • Ultimate way to visit Whitehaven Beach in style and luxury

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

Join our Outer Reef and Beach Scenic Flight and see the Whitsundays from above!

  • Seaplane scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands including Hayman Island
  • Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef for unique experience!
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary so you can learn about the Whitsundays
  • One of the best ways to experience the Great Barrier Reef from Airlie Beach

Visit the famous Whitehaven Beach in ultimate style - by seaplane with Air Whitsunday!

Flights depart daily and include a spectacular scenic flight over the Whitsunday Passage and a number of Islands of the Whitsunday Island National Park group and, of course, a visit to Whitehaven Beach. Land gracefully at an area of the beach with few or no other visitors where you are free to relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach.


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
GSL: Helicopter Tours

GSL Helicopter Tours will show you around the Whitsundays for a once-in-a-lifetime aerial experience

There is no better way to see the Whitsundays than from above in an R44 helicopter! With three trips to choose from, you can see the Whitsundays in a whole new way, taking the chance to see Whitehaven Beach from the perfect vantage point, or even landing on the beach for some quality beach time on Australia's most famous beach. 

CQ Adventure Flights

The Whitsundays Biggest Adrenaline Rush! 

If you have ever wondered what it's like to fly inside of a fighter warplane, here's your chance - Flying with a fighter pilot is the aerial experience of a lifetime! CQ Adventure Flights offers three tours for you to experience all the aerobatic stunts of a combat plane, all while enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery in the world!

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!


  • 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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