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Experience - Australia

Seaplane to Whitsunday Islands


  • Includes a snorkelling experience in the islands’ azure waters

  • Fly over the dreamy islands and paradisiacal scenery

  • From a birds’ eye view, marvel at the landscape’s rich blue, turquoise, and green tones


Get to know the Great Barrier Reef from a new perspective. This seaplane experiences will take you over the astonishing views, offering a unique adventure of the paradisiacal island world.


Oceania & South Pacific

  1. Australia
  2. East Coast Australia

Hop into your seaplane and soar high into the sky. From this birds’ eye view, you will see the Great Barrier Reef's glittering waves from a new perspective. Fly over the Whitsunday Islands and into Heart Reef, where you will land on Whitehaven Beach. Your adventure will continue on a glass-bottom boat! Are you ready to see the colourful underwater world up close? Put on your snorkelling gear and swim amongst the stunning marine life during low tide. The glass-bottom boat offers great opportunities to observe the stunning corals and many fish species for those who aren't snorkelling fans. After snorkelling, relax on the sundeck while enjoying a tasty picnic.

Did you know that Whitehaven Beach is one of the whitest beaches in the world? With a quartz content of around 99%, the powdered sand beach is a heavenly destination. The light blue to deep blue ocean invites you to linger in paradise.


  • Seaplane flight
  • Snorkelling equipment and/or coral watching from the glass-bottom boat
  • Champagne and juice
  • Light snacks
  • Marine park fee


  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the scope of services
  • Excursions not mentioned in the scope of services
  • Personal expenses, such as tips
  • Insurance

Services & Notes

  • Meeting point: Whitsunday Airport, Shute Harbor Road, Airlie Beach

  • Departure: times depend on the weather

  • Duration: approx. 4.5 hours

  • Participants: min. 2, max. 22 people

  • Child price: 2-12 years old, 0-2 years old free admission

  • When booking, we ask you to indicate your weight.

  • Please bring enough water, swimming gear, and towels for the excursion.

  • Transfer to the accommodation and back is not included.

  • Participation must be confirmed by telephone 24 hours before departure.

  • Please note that the itinerary may change depending on weather conditions (it’s possible that the seaplane cannot land on Whitehaven Beach for weather reasons and will therefore land on a different stretch of beach)

  • Due to the current situation connected with COVID-19, this experience will not take place until May 31, 2020.


  • Flying in a seaplane is an exciting and dangerous experience that you agree to do at your own risk. We are happy to help you to get to the airport with one of our local partners. You can find more information in the quote.

Additional experiences

Australia Round Trip - East Coast

  1. 20 days in a double room incl. rental car per person from 3.124 € excl. Flight
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Whitsunday Islands Tour

  1. 5 days / 4 nights per person from 775 € excl. Flight
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