Discover Whitehaven Beach up close, and then fly over the most iconic sights in the Whitsundays for two unique and beautiful perspectives.
- Make the most of your time by combining a boat tour with a scenic flight.
- Visit Whitehaven Beach - one of the world's most famous beaches!
- Depart from Airlie Beach, Hamilton Island or Daydream Island.
Take to the sky and cruise the sea with this iconic Fly and Cruise package.
Cruise through the picture perfect isles that are the Whitsundays Islands and spend two hours at the dazzling Whitehaven Beach swimming or just relaxing on the shore. Then, take flight and experience the Whitsundays from the air, where you'll see stunning Hill Inlet and Heart Reef along with endless blue waters and lush green islands.
Highlights & Features:
- Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays
- Up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
- Guided Whitehaven Beach Lookout walk
- 1 hour scenic flight over the Islands and Great Barrier Reef
- See iconic sights such as Hill Inlet and Heart Reef from above
- Return transfers to Port of Airlie
Enjoy the best of our island paradise with this scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays.
Flight times are 1:10pm and 2:40pm. Your booking confirmation will state which departure to be ready for.
Accurate body weight must be given to confirm your booking. Individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Combined body weights per two passengers booking's in excess of 180kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum allowable per seat weight is 130kg.
Infants are welcome and carried at the discretion of the operator. Infants are classified as 0-2 years, one infant may travel free of charge on a parents lap in the rear of the aircraft. Please note that only one infant may travel FOC per aircraft, two infants may occupy 1 seat, the seat price applies.
Cruise through the Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise - a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. Upon arrival at Whitehaven Beach, wander along the sand, while to the Whitehaven Beach lookout for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return journey to Hamilton Island. From Hamilton Island, fly high above the iconic Whitsunday Islands, Heart Reef and Hill Inlet, seeing your morning cruise route from a whole new perspective. On completion of your flight there'll be time to explore Hamilton Island before heading back to Port of Airlie via Daydream Island.
Flight times are at 1:10pm or 2:40pm.
What To Bring
Please pack a small day bag (weighing no more than 5kg) with:
- Photo identification
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun cream etc)
- Beach towel
- Water bottle
- Sweater or jacket (for colder months)
You're welcome to bring additional snacks, if you'd like. Please also bring cash for if you wish to make any on board purchases.
Luggage Restrictions Apply: No more than 1 soft bag weighing a maximum of 5kg per person.
- Morning tea
- Protective stinger suits
- Cash for additional on board purchases (boat tour).
Terms and Conditions
Flight times are 1:10pm and 2:40pm. Your booking confirmation will state which departure to be ready for. Passengers will be collected at the Cruise Whitsundays office at Hamilton Island Marina for flights.
Accurate body weight must be given to confirm the booking. For legal and safety reasons all passengers are weighed prior to boarding - individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Combined body weights per two passengers booking's in excess of 180kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum allowable per seat weight is 130kg.
Touring luggage restriction, 1 soft bag weighing no more than 5kg per person.
Infants are welcome and carried at the discretion of Hamilton Island Air. Tours are however predominantly designed to accommodate adults. Some tours are not suitable for infants, if in doubt please ask. Infants are classified as 0-2 years, one infant may travel free of charge on a parents lap in the rear of the aircraft. Please note that only one infant may travel FOC per aircraft, two infants may occupy 1 seat, the seat price applies. Children are classified as 3-13 years of age inclusive and must be accompanied by an adult on the flight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.
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.