Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Island Tours from Airlie Beach
Snorkel in secluded coral suspended lagoons, travel in style to Whitehaven Beach and arrive at the Great Barrier Reef in only 30 minutes.
Fly with an award winning Whitsunday Tourism Icon that has been providing unsurpassed tours from Airlie Beach since 1973.
Air Whitsunday operate a fleet of luxury Cessna Caravans and classic de Havilland Beaver… they are the largest seaplane operator in the Southern Hemisphere.
Air Whitsundays’ reef location is completely private and allows for no more than 22 passengers at a time offering a truly intimate experience on the Great Barrier Reef.
Air Whitsunday operate a private semi submersible vessel for all reef tours that is located inside Hardy Lagoon. The vessel is equipped with sun and shade decks, all snorkelling equipment and has easy step in access on the rear platform.
Hardy Lagoon, which is home to the private semi submersible vessel, is known as a coral suspended lagoon, this means that at low tide it is like snorkelling in a big beautiful coral and fish filled swimming pool, minimal movement, shallow waters, safe and secluded.
All reef tours are scheduled around low tide, making it ideal for inexperienced snorkelers and families and ensuring the best possible scenic view of the Great Barrier Reef.
Air Whitsundays’ Great Barrier Reef location is in pristine condition and offers a myriad of marine and coral species all within a short swim from the back of the semi submersible vessel.
All pilots are extremely knowledgeable and informative both during the flight and during stopovers, providing informative and personalised service and extenive commentary of the area.
Tours provide magnificent views from above the reef as well as below. The reef can only truly be appreciated when seen from above in its full expanse.
The opportunity for guests to take their own postcard pictures of the Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.
Fast travel times to maximise the holiday and allow for more activities in Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.
We provide all inclusive experiences with NOTHING else to pay on arrival!