Tour ID: 10063817


Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure! Experience the Whitsundays’ ultimate destinations… Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and secret snorkelling locations.

See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach, then ride the tropical waters on Ocean Rafting’s Southern Lights or Northern Exposure tour.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard 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!

Following your flight, enjoy an Ocean Rafting adventure, offering three days in one, including an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks. The Southern Lights tour offers more beach time and the Northern Exposure tour offers more snorkelling time.

We recommend this tour for the best view above, on and below the water in the Whitsundays!

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    60 minute reef and island scenic flight
    Northern Exposure or Southern Lights tour to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
    Guided National Park walks
    Inner fringing coral reef snorkelling
    Tropical buffet lunch
    Personalised snorkel instruction
    Use of snorkel equipment and flotation devices
    Reef and island naturalist talks
    Courtesy bus transfers

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Beverages, snacks and photos additional extras.

  • Duration:

    1 day

  • Departure:

    6:45 AM Daily
    8:15 AM Daily

  • Return:

    Returns: 3.45pm (Northern Exposure) or 4.30pm (Southern Lights)

  • Departure points:

    Airlie Beach and Whitsundays

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Tours depart daily from Airlie Beach. Courtesy pick up transfers, flight to tour transfers and drop off transfers included. All timings will be confirmed upon booking.

    Ocean Rafting tour:

    Departs: 8.45am (Northern Exposure) or 10.00am (Southern Lights)

    Returns: 3.45pm (Northern Exposure) or 4.30pm (Southern Lights)

    Ocean Rafting flight:

    Departs: 6.45am (Northern Exposure) or 8.15am (Southern Lights)

    Returns: 7.45am (Northern Exposure) or 9.15am (Southern Lights)

  • What to bring:

    Hat, sunscreen, swimmers, towel, camera, money for optional extras, light jacket in cooler months.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child age 2 - 14 years.

  • Additional Information:

    Ocean Rafting Ride Guide:
    0-10 knots: Fun, fast ride
    15 knots: Fun, surfing ride
    20 knots: Wild surfing ride
    25+ knots: Exhilarating wild ride.
    In the case of rough weather, we must be told of any pre-existing medical conditions. A signed release will be required from all participants on departure. Although good health and a positive attitude are essential, you do not need any prior experience to partake in this activity. All fares are inclusive of Marine Park fees, National Park fees and GST. Sites are weather and tide permitting and we reserve the right to arrange alternative itinerary when necessary.

    Minimum numbers of four passengers for flights/flight packages apply. Flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather and air traffic control. 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. Pick up transfers for scenic flights only collect guests from their mainland accommodation and drop off transfers are always to Coral Sea Marina, with the exception of the last flight of the day, which may return guests to their mainland accommodation. Cancellation Policy: 100% cancellation fee applies for cancellations after midday the day prior.

  • Destinations:

    Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsundays

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