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We did a helicopter flight out to the reef and the views were absolutely stunning. Our pilot was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqui P
via mobile
A must if you are planning to visit the Great Barrier

I would recommend Hamilton Island Air for a fly and cruise experience to the Great Barrier to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Livorno, Italy
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Hamilton Island Air - The Heart of the Great Barrier ReefHamilton Island Air provides guests with an exceptional range of helicopter and seaplane tours from Hamilton Island, encompassing the beautiful Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef...more
4803, Australia
+61 7 4969 9599
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a helicopter flight out to the reef and the views were absolutely stunning. Our pilot was very friendly and a very professional service

Thank Jacqui P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend Hamilton Island Air for a fly and cruise experience to the Great Barrier to anyone planning to visit that amazing part of Australia. The overall experience was perfect. The staff of the "fly" part was extremely professional. The helicopter ride to the...More

Thank Giovanni141967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on Hamilton Island staying at Qualia Resort and found out you could fly straight from their helipad to Hardy Reef (Reefworld) to snorkel on the reef. We had been considering the cruise there and back -2 hours each way! However, Hamilton Island Air...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic sea plane tour over the barrier reef with a stop on Whitehaven beach for champagne and nibbles. A super flight, our pilot was very informative and flew low over reef for super photos and amazing views of shark,whales,turtles and fish and of...More

Thank paula s
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the funseeker by seaplane trip. Visited Hamilton island with my partner, our friends and their 15 month old. All 5 of us thoroughly enjoyed the seaplane trip to Whitehaven beach. The views were incredible. Our pilot was very accommodating! The only thing that...More

Thank Mel P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had a brilliant flight out to reefworld but the whole experience marred by the booking policy. The website says you need to book in advance but as a solo traveller, when I tried to book in advance I received an email saying I couldn't. They...More

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I don’t think you can go wrong with the helicopter ride over the heart wreath. This was one of the best travel experiences of my life. Our pilot Sam was so nice and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions and was there to help...More

Thank IndigoBoy0
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I booked a helicopter tour with landing on Whitehaven Beach and these guys delivered, the tour was incredible from start to finish, the aerial views of hill inlet are a Wonder and the private part of the beach they take you too is sublime, perfect...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to the Whitsundays. We booked a fly/cruise day, where we started with the helicopter flight and ended with snorkeling and a boat ride back. The van picked us up from our hotel right on time and brought...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The first tour was the Whitehaven Beach Getaway - our helicopter pilot Jake was professional and courteous - once we landed he set up the umbrella, picnic and left us to enjoy the soft sand and clear blue water and battle the occasional aggressive seagull...More

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18 July 2018|
Response from drl_smit-may | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have that service
29 August 2017|
Response from Mayke2 |
When you book the Whitehaven beach getaway, it's $330 per person with a minimum of 2 people. They might try to book maximum 2 other guests. Or you might want to pay $660 just for your self.
Jan W
23 June 2017|
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Response from Jenny613126 | Reviewed this property |
We paid £800 for the trip but loved every minute of it