Reef Adventure Scenic Seaplane Tour
Departing daily, our Reef Adventure Flight will showcase the magnitude of the Great Barrier Reef from above, before landing and transferring to our private semi-subs at Hardy Reef for two hours of coral viewing and snorkelling. Enjoy aerial views of Hook, Hardy and Heart Reefs from above and explore this amazing underwater world from below. Our seaplanes have large, unobstructed windows perfect for photography.
Our seaplanes showcase the amazing expanse of the Great Barrier Reef 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.
All tours to our location are scheduled around low tide and being surrounded by a reef wall it creates a tranquil coral lagoon for the aircraft to land in and the guests to snorkel in.
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 marine life and coral that the added protection of the reef wall has provided.
Enjoy aerial views of Shute Harbour, the Whitsunday Islands, Hook, Hardy and Heart Reefs from above and explore this amazing underwater world from below!
Snorkelling assistance and tuition is provided. All ages and fitness levels are catered for. Limited numbers and exclusive use ensure small groups and dedicated service from your pilot. Miles Above The Rest!
Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and northern 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
All snorkelling equipment, snorkelling tuition and flotation devices for inexperienced snorkellers
Australian sparkling wine and 100% fruit juice, local spring water and an assortment of Australian brand snacks and treats
Comprehensive in-flight commentary
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.