Reef Discovery

Flying over the spectacular coral reefs, crystal clear waters, atolls and the soft white sand beaches of the islands, this scenic flight is an amazing way to see the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.

The Reef Discovery tour operated by Hamilton Island Air features a return helicopter flight, you'll enjoy 60 minutes of flying time with views of the Whitsunday Islands, outer reefs and the iconic Heart Reef. A visit to Reefworld gives you the opportunity to enjoy the area with time for swimming and snorkelling with light refreshments also included.


  • Amazing views of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Exciting 60 minute Heli Flight
  • 2 Hours at Cruise Whitsunday's Reefworld


  • Return helicopter flight
  • Pilot hosted tour and commentary
  • 2 hours at Reefworld, all snorkel gear and wetsuits provided.


Departs: From Hamilton Island at 7.40am or 2.50pm (approximately 3 hours in duration)
Minimum: 2 people
Times: confirmed upon booking

Additional Info

Children: Are charged at the adult rate
Weight Restrictions: please advise passenger weight in kilograms (kg) when booking. Individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge
Fuel Surcharge: In the event of significant upward shift in the cost of aviation fuel there may be a fuel surcharge introduced which will be payable direct
Operated By: Hamilton Island Air