Secluded beaches, coral reefs & towering hoop pines. Palm Bay Resort on Long Island Whitsundays offers a tranquil and secluded space to relax, rejuvenate and escape.

Fly in style by Seaplane to Palm Bay Resort; a beautiful boutique resort nestled in the neck of Long Island, one of the iconic islands of the Great Barrier Reef. With their very own secluded private cove, Palm Bay offers extensive views to the Whitsunday passage and Coral Sea.

Offering complete tranquility and seclusion, Palm Bay has been designed to intricately blend into its natural surroundings.

Day guests of Palm Bay Resort can access all of our resort facilities including the newly renovated fully equipped guest kitchen and Palm Bay Bar. Other facilities include the poolside dining area as well as the Palm Blue Day Spa, beach pavilion and lounge space, media room, tennis courts, nature walks and kayaks. The front desk reception and friendly resort staff available are available 24/7 to assist you.

Palm Bay Resort provides a picturesque backdrop and in a tropical climate suitable for year round swimming, snorkelling, fishing & water sports. We offer a range of free in-house activities for you to enjoy during your visit with us-

  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing (Gear is available upon request and is $10 per day for use)
  • Spa (Minimum 2 persons and 24 hours notice to book)
  • Bush walking

Long Island is also a Rainforest National Park and has a number of bush walking tracks you can wander and safely explore the wonderful island rainforest. The resort is also home to some native forest wildlife including Goannas, Wallabies, Curlews and a variety of other birds and creatures.

We offer Palm Bay Resort as a departure point for all tours for an additional $50 per guest. Groups of 4 or more pay maximum $200 for pickup.

To ensure a seamless booking and travelling process please contact Palm Bay Resort directly by either email or phone. | 1300 655 126
Please ensure that you read our terms and conditions before proceeding with a booking.



FARES Adults $295  Child $295   Infants FOC
IMPORTANT INFORMATION Please read our Terms and Conditions including Cancellation Policy
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Whitsunday Airport, Terminal One, Air Whitsunday Rd, Airlie Beach
DEPARTURE TIME Varies daily as tide dependant
RETURN TIME 6 hours after departure
Tour times vary depending on aircraft utilised and if island pickups are included
WEAR Beach clothing, thongs or sand shoes
$30 lunch voucher Cocktail on arrival
Full use of resort facilities In-flight commentary
Swimwear Camera
Light jacket in Winter Sunscreen
Sunglasses Hat
Cash or credit card for additional bar purchases


Order of itinerary is dependant on tide.


Check in at Terminal One

Upon arrival you will be greeted by a member of our friendly front office team. After a quick check in you will be given a video briefing before leaving the terminal to alight your seaplane.

Depart Whitsunday Airport

As our aircraft are amphibious you will take off on the airport runway and then commence your short scenic flight to Palm Bay. Take in the sights of Shute Harbour and Long Island before flying touching down in Long Island Sound.  

Arrive Palm Bay

Taxi into the lagoon like waters of Palm Bay where a member of the Palm Bay team will greet you as you step from the seaplane into the cool shallow waters of this picturesque resort. From there you will be given a short tour of the resort facilities to familiarise yourself with what is on offer. You then have 6 hours to do as much or as little as you please.

Depart Palm Bay

Your seaplane will return to the beach to collect you.

Return to Whitsunday Airport

Seaplane Tours Palm Bay
Peace and tranquility at Palm Bay
Approaching Palm Bay Resort Whitsundays
Palm Bay aerial
Poolside cocktails at Palm Bay
Palm Bay pavilion
Palm Bay Dining Room
Palm Bay pool
Palm Bay beachfront
Palm Bay beachfront
Palm Bay Seaside Gardens
Palm Bay pool
Palm Bay Pool
Palm Bay Aerial
Palm Bay Pavilion on the beach
Palm Bay Tennis Court
Palm Bay Tropical Island Whitsundays

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