Reef & Whitehaven Scenic Tour

Soak in the absolute beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays on this Reef & Whitehaven Scenic Tour. Your tour begins with an hour in the air offering a unique perspective of Whitehaven Beach, Hardy Reef, Hill Inlet and some of the Whitsundays' most beautiful islands including Hayman, accompanied by a friendly and informative commentary.

You'll also fly directly over the Heart Reef, offering amazing once-in-a-lifetime photo and video opportunities before experiencing the thrill of a touch-and-go water landing right on the Great Barrier Reef. This tour can be upgraded to include a stop on famous Whitehaven Beach including a glass of bubbly to celebrate the moment. This fantastic tour offers a range of unique holiday experiences to delight even the most seasoned of travellers.

Itinerary Options

Upgrade - Panorama Express: Includes a glass of bubbly and a 1 hour stop on Whitehaven Beach. Total tour duration is 1 hour with 1 hour flying time. Click on Instant Quote for pricing.


  • Scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Heart Reef


  • Seaplane scenic flight
  • 1 hour on Whitehaven Beach (Upgrade tour only)
  • Comprehensive in-flight commentary
  • Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef (Standard tour only)
  • Glass of Sparkling Wine (Upgrade tour only)


Departs: Terminal One, Whitsunday Airport, Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach


Reef & Whitehaven Scenic Tour
Tour time: 1 hour
Flying time: 1 hour

Upgrade - Panorama Express
Tour time: 2 hours
Flying time: 1.5 hour

Additional Info

Weight Restrictions: Please advise each passengers weight in kilograms (kg) when making a booking
What to Bring: Camera, water bottle
Please Note: Tour departure times vary according to tides
Operated By: Air Whitsunday