Panorama Scenic Seaplane Tour

Panorama Scenic Seaplane Tour - SeaplaneThere is a good reason why this tour is our most popular. See the best the Whitsunday region has to offer in one tour. Enjoy the incredible textures and colours of the Great Barrier Reef from the air and then the fantastic fish and coral from under the water.

This tour includes a spectacular scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands, Heart Reef and two hours snorkelling and coral viewing from our private semi submersible at the reef in small groups. The vessel has an underwater viewing chamber, sun and shade deck areas with easy access into the water.

Combine this with a relaxing one hour visit to Whitehaven Beach, a beautiful silica beach on Whitsunday Island where you can enjoy a picnic lunch and an exploration of one of the worlds top 10 beaches. (In some weather conditions this tour may require the seaplane to land at an alternate beach in the vicinity of Whitehaven Bay).

Enjoy sights of Whitsunday Islands, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Reef, Heart Reef. Plus stops at Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef.

This tour includes snorkelling and coral viewing from our private semi-submersible at our very own reef location inside the calm waters of Hardy Lagoon. The vessel has an underwater viewing chamber, sun and shade deck areas, along with easy access into the water.

All tours to this location are scheduled around low tide; being surrounded by a reef wall it creates a suspended coral lagoon for the aircraft to land. Our guests are able to take advantage of snorkelling, while rejuvenating in the refreshing waters amongst ancient coral gardens teeming with marine life.

During low tide our location is only 2-6 metres deep providing the first time snorkeller with more confidence due to the comfortable conditions, while the more experienced can enjoy the abundance of sea life and coral that the added protection of the reef wall has provided.

This adventure at the Great Barrier Reef is followed with a relaxing one hour visit to Whitehaven Beach. Frequently voted as one of the world's top ten beaches, this striking stretch of silica beach on Whitsunday Island is the perfect location to enjoy a picnic lunch, explore and recline in the crystal clear waters with turtles and rays.

Limited numbers and exclusive use ensure small groups and dedicated service from your pilot. Miles Above The Rest!

Tour Includes

• Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands
• Two hours at Air Whitsundays private glass bottom boat, comprising one hour of coral viewing and relaxing and one hour of snorkelling in a private sheltered lagoon.
• One hour visit to Whitehaven Beach
• All snorkelling equipment, snorkelling tuition and flotation devices for inexperienced snorkellers
• Beach umbrellas
• Australian sparkling wine and 100% fruit juice, local spring water and an assortment of Australian brand snacks and treats
• Comprehensive in-flight commentary

Departs

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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2021 - 2022 season. The 2021 - 2022 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022. The 2022 - 2023 season rates commence on the 1st April 2022.



Bookings

Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.

Photo Gallery (7 of 7 Photos)

Coral viewing vessel moored in Hardy Lagoon
Coral viewing vessel moored in Hardy Lagoon
Private coral viewing vessel in Hardy Lagoon
Private coral viewing vessel in Hardy Lagoon
Snorkelling in The Great Barrier Reef
Snorkelling in The Great Barrier Reef
Heart Reef & Hardy Lagoon
Heart Reef & Hardy Lagoon
Whitehaven Beach Picnic
Whitehaven Beach Picnic
Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
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