Tour ID: 10050005

Three and a half hours to experience the Whitsundays, you will not be disappointed with this tour. The scenic flight is amazing and so too is the experience of flying in a seaplane and landing on the beautiful blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef. You will have two hours to see the coral and wonderful fish, you will snorkel as well as view the beauty below you from a glass bottom boat.

  • Scenic Flight over the Great Barrier
  • Land at Hardy Reef
  • One hour of coral viewing in a glass bottom boat
  • One hour of snorkelling in a sheltered lagoon
  • Three hour tour with memories to last a life time

Departing daily, our seaplanes showcase the amazing expanse of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from above sea level before landing and transferring to our private semi- submersible at Hardy Reef to experience its beauty from below sea level.

Enjoy two hours of coral viewing and snorkelling from the comfort of our glass bottom boat moored inside the calm confined waters of Hardy Lagoon; a coral suspended lagoon in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Easy access into the water from the rear platform of the vessel ensures passengers of all snorkelling skill levels can enjoy this exclusive reef location in ease. The vessel also has an underwater viewing chamber, sun and shade deck areas and is equipped with all snorkelling equipment and flotation devices.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and northern Whitsunday Islands, approximately two hours at Air Whitsundays private semi-submersible vessel, comprising coral viewing, relaxing and snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon. Wetsuit or stinger suits, Australian sparkling wine and 100% fruit juice, local spring water and an assortment of Australian brand snacks and treats, Comprehensive in-flight commentary, Airlie Beach hotel transfers.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    3.5 hours

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Daily

  • Return:

    Tour return times are subject to tides.

    Return times are generally between 10.00am and 6.30pm.

  • Departure points:

    Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays and Long Island

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Flights operate from the Main Terminal at Whitsunday Coast Airport in Proserpine, which is approximately 35mins from Airlie Beach. All tours offer compimentary hotel pick up and drop off service in Airlie Beach.

  • What to bring:

    Swimwear and towel, Suncreen, sunglasses and hat, Camera and/or videocamera, Light jacket for cooler months, Prescription mask for snorkelling if required

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children aged 3-12 years are valid to travel at child rates.

    Infants aged under 3 years are valid to travel free of charge and will be required to sit on the lap of parents using a lap extension baby belt.

  • Additional Information:

    Tour departure times are subject to tides to ensure optimal snorkelling and scenic flying conditions.

    Departure times are generally between 7.30am and 2.00pm.

    Once a booking has been made the reservations team will be in contact to confirm the departure time of your tour date.

    All flights are operated at Air Whitsunday Seaplanes discretion and are subject to time change due to weather, tides and other aircraft variables.

  • Destinations:

    Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays

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