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Airlie Beach Helicopters: Heart Reef & Whitehaven Rest & Relax

FROM: $849

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Pricing Options

$849 AUD / Person - General (Between: 01 Jun 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
$0 AUD / Person - Infant (0-2 years) (Between: 01 Jun 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
$425 AUD / Person - 3rd Seat (Valid for bookings of 3 people) (Between: 01 Jun 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)

Experience the best of the Whitsundays with this scenic helicopter flight and Whitehaven Beach package!

  • 2.5-hour helicopter tour of the Whitsundays
  • Fly over the Great Barrier Reef and the famous Heart Reef
  • Land on Whitehaven Beach and spend 1.5 hours relaxing on the white silica sands
  • Enjoy snacks and ice-cold beverages on the beach
  • Courtesy shuttle to and from the airport included

Want to see the highlights of the Whitsundays in just a couple of hours? Airlie Beach Helicopters offers a Heart Reef and Whitehaven Rest & Relax Package that encompasses two of Tropical North Queensland's most spectacular gems: The Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach. Depart from Whitsunday Airport near Airlie Beach and fly over the dazzling Coral Sea, Whitsunday Islands, and Great Barrier Reef. Admire the world's largest network of coral reefs from the sky and even see the iconic Heart Reef!

Next, fly over to Whitehaven Beach and see the swirling sands of Hill Inlet from the sky. Land on the silky white sand and spend some time relaxing, eating, drinking, swimming, and feeling blissful at Whitehaven Beach. Once you've had your fill of the sunshine, jump back on your helicopter and head home!

Great Barrier Reef


  • 2.5-hour tour package
  • Get a bird's eye view of the best sights in the Whitsundays
  • See the impressive Great Barrier Reef from the sky
  • Fly over the famous Heart Reef
  • Head to Whitsunday Island and admire the aerial views of Hill Inlet
  • Land on Whitehaven Beach
  • 1.5 hours of free time on the beach
  • Swim, sunbathe, and take photos of Australia's favorite beach
  • Light snacks and cold beverages included
  • Depart from Whitsunday Airport in Shute Harbour near Airlie Beach
  • Courtesy transport to the airport from your accommodation
  • Pick-up in an air-conditioned shuttle

In just a few hours, you'll get a front-row seat to two of Queensland's most incredible natural wonders! Admire the Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef from the sky, then fly over the breathtaking Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Land right on the beach and have some time to eat and relax, then fly home to Airlie Beach!

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What To Bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

What's Included

  • Flight departure from Whitsunday Airport in Shute Harbour
  • Transfers to and from the airport in an air-conditioned shuttle
  • Helicopter flights to and from Whitehaven Beach
  • Fly over the Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef
  • 1.5 hours of free time on Whitehaven Beach
  • Drinking water, beverages, and snacks
  • Only your small group or couple will be on the private tour


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What To Bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

What's Included

  • Flight departure from Whitsunday Airport in Shute Harbour
  • Transfers to and from the airport in an air-conditioned shuttle
  • Helicopter flights to and from Whitehaven Beach
  • Fly over the Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef
  • 1.5 hours of free time on Whitehaven Beach
  • Drinking water, beverages, and snacks
  • Only your small group or couple will be on the private tour

What's Extra

  • All-inclusive 2.5-hour helicopter tour package

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

  • All 3rd seat prices are only eligible for half price if the booking is made with the same group of passengers
  • Passenger weights are limited to 130kg per passenger and flights are subject to aircraft limitations
  • A minimum of 2 passengers is required for a flight to run
  • Flights are subject to weather conditions on the day of travel
  • Flight and tour durations are estimates and may vary based on weather conditions, air traffic control, or other factors

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 

Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies.

Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

No shows or client cancellations made within 48 hours of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Sailing Whitsundays are required to notify the operator of any cancellations within the specified cancellation period (24 hours). It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your cancellation request with adequate time, and during standard business hours (9am-5pm), to allow us to contact the tour provider.

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.

Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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