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
- Cruise over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the Great Barrier Reef!
- Everyone has a window seat for great view
The Scenic Flight to Heart Reef is GSL Aviation's signature flight, taking passengers for a truly remarkable scenic tour over the one and only Whitsundays. If you want to see and experience the best of the Whitsundays, join GSL for this once-in-a-lifetime flight. The flight includes it all - Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout, the Great Barrier Reef, Bait Reef, Hardy Reef, Hook Reef and the romantic Heart Reef, a Whitsundays favourite.
Highlights & Features:
- Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands
- A full hour in the air with stunning views
- All passengers have windows seats with our over wing aircraft
- Highlights, Shute Harbour, Daydream Island, Molle Islands, Whitsunday Island
- Hill Inlet, Hamilton Island, Hook Island, Whitehaven Beach
- Bait Reef, Hardy Reef, Heart Reef
- In flight commentary
All passengers are guaranteed a window seat so they can have the best view during their scenic flight. You will get to enjoy informative commentary from your pilot who will point out all the amazing views below and let you know what to keep an eye out for. Cruise low over the reefs for the best point of view and glide over Whitehaven Beach to see the swirling sands from high above - this flight offers the best view of the beautiful Whitsundays.
With the opportunity to see all of these incredible sights in one tour, the GSL Aviation Reef and Island Scenic Flight must be booked in advance. Don't miss this amazing opportunity during your visit to the beautiful Whitsundays.
- You MUST include your body weights and pick up location when booking this tour.
What To Bring
- Camera (polarised glasses make the reef clearer)
- Video camera
- Light jacket for cooler months
- Scenic one hour flight over the islands and reef
- In-flight commentary
- Includes scenic views of Whitehaven beach and Heart Reef
- Return transfers to the airport from GSL passenger lounge in Airlie Beach
- GST and all marine parks fees
- All inclusive tour.
Terms and Conditions
GSL Aviation is an approved air carrier, operated under AOC 1-Q244T. Tour times listed are approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type or operational conditions.
Weight restrictions apply - 125kg max per passenger.
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 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 and/or Airlie HQ. 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 24 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 email@example.com. 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 flights are operated at the discretion of GSL Whitsundays, and are subject to weather conditions, air traffic control and other influences outside of our control.
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.