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GSL Aviation

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“scenic flight”(66 reviews)
“heart reef”(105 reviews)
GSL Aviation is your best value fixed wing operator in Airlie Beach. We offer a range of scenic flights over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. GSL Aviation also offer island transfers and air charter. Our flights operate 7 days a week...more
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Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 9097
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can definetly recommend GSL Aviation, as i had a fantastic experience!😀 I appreciated there professional & friendly service. The staff were very informative & put me at ease, which helped the whole experience!More

Thank BBK1W1
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi BBK1W1, Thank you for taking the time to leave us an amazing review! Great to hear you had a fantastic experience. We also greatly appreciate your feedback about our professional and friendly team. We do our best to keep all our guests comfortable to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was amazed to see Whitehaven and the reef from the air. Bringing an entire new perspective to the area. The pilot provided a smooth and pleasant flight and provided interesting information about the area. The plane was tidy and comfortable and the experience was...More

Thank tsl444
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there tsl444, Thank you for leaving us such positive review. There truly is no better way to see the Whitsundays than from above. Hope you had the opportunity to take great photos and we hope to see you again sometime soon. Kind Regards, GSL...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen Whitehaven before, I had even swum on the GBR, but wow! This flight was a whole new level. The GSL staff were friendly and welcoming, and we took off without a worry in the world. Even if you did fear flying, those...More

Thank Troball
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Troball, Wow, what an amazing feedback! It sounds like you had a great time on our scenic flight and we are so happy to hear you say it was a trip of a lifetime! Seeing the Great Barrier Reef from above is truly magical...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favour and see the spectacular GBR from the air. We weren't sure about doing a flight as it is usually expensive and out of our budget. We had friends recommend GSL to us and I'm so glad we booked. It is absolutely...More

1  Thank 935honeymooners
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 935honeymooners! Thank you for this amazing recommendation! We are absolutely delighted to hear you named us as a bucket list tour. We are very happy to have taken a part in your experience and pleased to hear you are satisfied with our tour and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently took my 30 yr old disabled son as well as my elderly (80’s) parents on a scenic flight over the reef, it was amazing but even more so were the staff at GSL. They were professional, friendly and very helpful and understanding of...More

Thank gregbuck1966
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello gregbuck1966, Thank you for an amazing review. We're glad you had an amazing time and thank you for providing such positive feedback on our GSL staff members. We greatly appreciate your feedback as we are always striving to be provide the best customer service....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! What an amazing experience this was to go on a helicopter tour of the Whitsundays! I was very anxious about flying in a helicopter however the professional staff made me feel at ease and our pilot was professional and friendly. The scenery was incredibly,...More

Thank rebekahbuckley
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello rebekahbuckley, Wow, what a lovely recommendation! We are extremely pleased to hear you concurred your fear of flying in a helicopter because as you said, the scenery in the Whitsundays is just too incredible! It's really nice to hear we could be part of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from above is just breathtaking, so a scenic flight of the area is a must. The GSL staff was really nice and well organised, with free pickup and dropoff in town. Our pilot Kevin did a really good job showing us around and...More

Thank BuuHien H
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi BuuHien H, Thank you for your review! We agree, the view of the reef is absolutely breathtaking and we will never get sick of the view. We are so happy you got to experience it and with GSL Aviation. We will be sure to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked up from Hotel by GSL bus on time. Flight was excellent views of Reef were a once in a lifetime experience. Would recommend to all who visits Whitsundays. Special thanks to our pilot Mark for great commentary. Also thanks to our bus driver, Kevin,...More

Thank Brian K
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Brian K, Wow, what a fantastic review! Thank you so much for the recommendation. It's so great to hear you had a once in a lifetime experience with GSL Aviation! We love sharing the beautiful scenery. We will be sure to let Mark and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was absolutely fantastic, the view of the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach & Hill Inlet and surrounding islands were just breathtaking. The team at GSL Aviation were amazing,everyone from the office staff, to the transport driver and the pilots were very friendly, and...More

Thank carolJ9518XB
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi carolJ9518XB, Thank you for your amazing feedback! We are always striving to provide quality service so we are pleased to hear you had a fantastic time with us. Thank you for choosing GSL and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, GSL...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked up in Airlie Beach .. driven to airport in comfortable van. Good briefing in both English and Chinese. Modern 8 seater plane with headset and commentary from the pilot. Great one hour flight across to Hamilton Island, Whitehaven beach, across to the Great Barrier...More

Thank rdella
D Y, Manager at GSL Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi rdella, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us an amazing review. We're pleased to hear you had a great experience with us. The Great Barrier Reef definitely is an amazing sight! Hope you got to take lots of photographs. Thank...More

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