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OR: Scenic Flight to Heart Reef

FROM: $269

Departure Times

Departs: 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am - Daily
Returns: 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30am - Daily

Pricing Options

$269 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 01 Apr 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)
$269 AUD / Person - Child (Between: 01 Apr 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)

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

Make the most of your time in the Whitsundays by joining Ocean Rafting for a unique and memorable flight and sight-seeing experience. See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including the famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach! 

Marvel over panoramic views for the entire duration of the flight. Your local pilot will also be providing informative in-flight commentary, pointing out particular islands, sites, reefs and marine life in a truly unique experience!

Highlights & Features:

  • Fly over the Great Barrier Reef 
  • Fly over some of the 74 Whitsunday Islands
  • See the swirling sands of Hill Inlet from above
  • Informative in-flight commentary
  • Chance to spot marine life!
  • Door to Door courtesy bus transfer
  • Short 7 minutes drive from Airlie Beach Main street to Whitsunday Airport
  • Only fixed wing scenic flight company departing from Whitsunday Airport
  • Additional flight times available (please enquire)

Couple the 60 minute scenic flight with a day cruise on Ocean Rafting for the ultimate Whitsundays experience

Important Notes: 

  • You MUST include each passenger individual body weights (in kilograms) and pick up location when booking this tour. 

Sample Itinerary

Enjoy a bird’s eye view as you soar above the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and the picture-perfect postcard of Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

Tour Map

The Ocean Rafting Scenic Flight follows the blue dotted flight path:

Fly & Raft Map

More Information

What To Bring

  • Polarised glasses make the reef clearer
  • Camera/Video Camera
  • Light jacket for cooler months

What's Included

  • Scenic one hour flight over the Islands and reef
  • In-flight commentary
  • Includes Scenic views of Whitehaven Beach and Heart Reef
  • Small group tour
  • GST and all Marine Parks Fees
  • Courtesy transfer to/from select local accommodations

What's Extra

All inclusive tour. Optional upgrade to "Fly & Raft" package available - ask us for more details!

Terms and Conditions

The Tour 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. If you are concerned about the availability of a door-to-door service to/from your accommodation, please contact our reservations team prior to booking.

Minimum numbers of four passengers for flights/flight packages apply. Ocean Rafting may use photographs of our clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, however, if you do not consent please advise Ocean Rafting. For legal and safety reasons all passengers are weighed prior to boarding. Individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum per seat weight is 130 kgs.

All flights are operated at the discretion of Ocean Rafting 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 Tour Operator. 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 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.

Please note that 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.

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


All client cancellations forfeit 25% of the total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 7 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the scenic flight. If the aviation company has to cancel the trip (prior to the flight departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given, minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

Please note 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.

Thank you for booking with Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel. If you need any advice or assistance making arrangements for your accommodation or transfers please do not hesitate to ask.

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