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$167.85 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Reef and Island Scenic Flight from Airlie Beach

The reef and island is a signature scenic flight from Airlie Beach.Begin your tour 45-60 minutes before departure time, with hotel/accommodation pickup.The 60-minute flight includes all of the best sites the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef have to offer. It’s easy to understand why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the amazing contrast of colors is something that’s best experienced from the air. Taking off from Whitsunday Airport, your tour takes you over most of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. You'll see the island resorts dotted around the islands as you head toward Whitehaven Beach and the renowned Hill Inlet. Enjoy two passes of Australia's best beach and then head out to the Great Barrier Reef. Included in your tour is the famous Heart Reef, nestled amongst the bright colors and patterns of Hardy Reef. On board, everyone enjoys a window seat, a pilot commentary and superb views from our fleet of high wing aircraft.Sights include Shute Harbour, Hamilton Island, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef, Hook Reef, Hayman Island, Hook Island, and Daydream Island.

$80.62 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whitsundays Jet Ski Tour

After pickup from your hotel (in Airlie Beach), head to the check-in office where you meet your guide for an orientation and safety briefing. After board your Sea-doo Jet Ski, which you can ride solo or with a friend. Put on the provided riding apparel — vest, sunglasses or goggles, a hat — then climb on to your Jet Ski for a ride through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Whitsunday Islands!Choose from the options below for your tour, all with a maximum of 20 people for a more personalized small-group tour. Your guide snaps photos of you on your Jet Ski, and you’ll be able to see them online after the tour. Airlie Adventure:Take off in the morning from Airlie Beach to zip around Pioneer Bay's scenic bays and lovely beaches. Spot small islands, among other places pointed out by your expert guide, during your explorations. If you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of sea turtles, sea birds, or a large dugong (akin to the manatee) bobbing along the water. Expect to spend 1.5 hours riding on the Jet Ski, covering about 18 miles (30km) total. Your guide provides entertaining and informative commentary throughout the tour, and can help with any questions that you may have. Take breaks for photo ops, to get a closer look at places you see, and to sip on provided bottled water. This option is suitable for both beginner and experienced jet skiers.South Molle and Daydream Islands Experience:This 2.5-hour experience offers 50km of jet skiing and is all about maximizing your time on-board the Jet Ski. Explore the stunning Whitsunday Islands visiting the natural beauty of South Molle Island and Daydream Island.Jetski to ParadiseSatify your thirst fro adventure jetskiing away from the crowds to the very exclusive Paradise Cove Resort. Enjoy a cool drink and a delicious tropical brunch before spoling yourself in the resort pool, go for a paddle board or just relax. Once invigorated, prepare to hang on as the adventure reignites on the return journey. This exciting adventure incorporates a one hour resort stopover and two hours jetskiing. Ultimate Island TrekSolo riders will love the epic adventure on the Ultimate Island Trek as you journey to the island oasis of Palm Bay Resort on Long Island. Enjoy a beautiful poolside lunch including delicious woodfired pizzas, salads and chips. Relax with a drink, take a dip in the pool or chill on the beach, before the thrills are amplified on the return journey, delivering more scenic splendour exploring numerous islands and resorts as you conquer the ultimate 70km trek. This exhilarating new tour includes a 1 hour resort stopover and 3 hours jetskiing. SOLO RIDERS ONLY

$211.82 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Whitehaven Heli Tour

Get your bearings around the Whitsundays on this tour, GSL Aviation's signature helicopter product. You'll fly over some of the most stunning island scenery in Australia with aerial views of the Whitsunday Islands, on your way to the world famous Whitehaven Beach.The white sands of Whitehaven Beach and the beautiful blue water of Australia’s Whitsundays are a must-see from both above and below. Arriving in style, you’ll have 1.5 hours to enjoy this beautiful and pristine beach, voted number 1 in Australia, at your own leisure. Sights include Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Shute Harbour, Molle Islands, Long Island, Dent Island, Hamilton Island and Daydream Island.

$94.55 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Scenic Flight from Airlie Beach

Take flight over the Whitsunday Islands on a fixed-wing 25-minute island explorer scenic flight. Begin with hotel pickup 45-60 minutes prior to your flight's departure time.Departing from Whitsunday Airport, you'll fly over some of the most stunning island scenery in Australia, on your way to the world famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Whitehaven Beach is voted highly in Australia as one of the most incredible beaches and you'll pass it twice before heading back to the mainland. Not only is the view fantastic, but you're also guaranteed a window seat on board your high wing aircraft. It's truly a great way to get your bearings in the Whitsundays and for amazing value! Sights include Shute Harbour, Molle Islands, Long Island, Dent Island, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach.Conclude your tour with drop-off back at your hotel.

$175.83 Outdoor Activities

Whitehaven Beach and Jetski Island Adventure

Check in at Ocean Dynamics at 8am where you will be greeted by your Jetski guide and given the Jetski safety briefing. Then the adventure begins! Enjoy up to 2 hours of Jet skiing around the Whitsundays islands. You will visit the National Park on South Molle Island, pass by Daydream Island, Mandalay Point and Airlie Beach coastline. During the Jetski tour there are opportunities to spot marine wildlife including turtles, dugongs & dolphins.  Your experienced guide will share the local knowledge of the history of the area during the tour. On your return, collect your lunch pack and follow your guide to the Cruise Whitsundays terminal where you will check in for your afternoon on Whitehaven Beach.  Board our Whitehaven vessel from Port of Airlie at 12pm for the scenic cruise to this magnificent beach. Your cruise vessel has expansive seating areas inside and out and your friendly skipper will provide an informative commentary on the history and natural wonders of the area. Sit back, breathe in the sea air, sip a wine or beer and marvel at the 74 Island Wonders of the Whitsundays, starting with views of Passage Peak and the imposing Pentecost Island. Arriving at Whitehaven Beach, wander along the beach to your own secluded stretch, laze on the sand or cool off in the azure waters. Lunch and afternoon tea are included. A range of soft drinks are available for purchase on board. For safety a strict BAC reading of 0.00 is required prior to operating a Jetski.Price is per person twin share - 2 people on 1 Jetski. Single supplement upgrade option (subject to availability) direct with Cruise Whitsundays 

$300.51 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Best of the Whitsundays Seaplane Tour Including Whitehaven Beach Landing

Our friendly team will meet you in our terminal at Whitsunday Airport (short 10-minute drive from Airlie Beach). After a quick check in you will be given a video briefing before leaving the terminal to alight your seaplane. Once aboard the Seaplane you will commence your scenic flight to Whitehaven Beach. Take in the sights of Shute Harbour, Long Island, Daydream Island and the Whitsunday Passage before flying between Hook Island and Whitsunday Island. As you approach Whitehaven Beach you will start to see the stunning swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Your pilot will perform aerial work atop of Hill Inlet to capture that picture perfect postcard shot before touching down on the aquamarine waters of Whitehaven Beach. Whitehaven beach is frequently voted as one of the world’s top ten beaches, this striking stretch of silica beach on Whitsunday Island National Park is the perfect location to enjoy your one hour stay. Explore and recline in the crystal clear waters while sipping a glass of sparkling wine. Enjoy your water take off from Whitehaven Beach as you set course for the Great Barrier Reef. Fly over the dark blue Coral Sea before taking in the stunning sights of Bait Reef, Hook and Hardy Lagoon before flying atop of stunning Heart Reef.  Your pilot will perform two orbits over this iconic natural wonder that was first discovered by Air Whitsunday Seaplanes in 1975. During the flight back you get to take in more views of the Great Barrier Reef along with Hayman Island the northern side of Hook Island and the Molle group of islands. After 2.5 hours of seaplane adventures our front office staff will meet you back at the airport terminal and is ready to assist you with your transport back to accommodation house.