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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
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4803, Australia
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+61 7 4969 9599
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We made a last minute decision to take a chopper flight over to Whitehaven Beach yesterday afternoon. Within 20 minutes of booking, we we're strapping into our chopper with a great Kiwi pilot for the hop over to Whitsunday Island. We had perfect weather and...More

4  Thank Craig L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I purchased return helicopter flights from Shute Harbour to Qualia for my husbands birthday to be used in conjunction with our upcoming holiday to Qualia to celebrate my 30th Birthday. Our pilot over from Shute Harbour to Qualia was amazing and so lovely. Quite the...More

25  Thank Kady M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A safe and enjoyable way to see Hamilton Island and surrounding Island So blue So clear for miles and miles.

Thank Gai M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience is a must if your're staying on Hamilton Island. It is the best way to view to islands & the birds eye view helps you to fully appreciate the vastness of the individual islands that dot the landscape. Our trip took us to...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fabulous three hour small seaplane tour over the reef (including Heart Reef), followed by a water landing at Whitehaven Beach with an hour or so to swim and enjoy a sparkling wine picnic lunch. Just four of us on board so everyone...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taking of from Quail's helipad Resort,we flew 30 minutes to reach the Exceptional Whitehaven Beach.We landed on the white sandy beach to have fun and picnic for an hour drinking some Australian sparkling nice white wine. Than we flew again over the Hardy Lagoon to...More

Thank Giophs
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I just did the cruise and helicopter back from Hamilton Island tour - paid $480 pp round trip. I was a little disappointed with the helicopter ride back - already it was an overcast day and rough trip on boat to the pontoon- didn’t see...More

1  Thank sangeeta3
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely experience aboard the helicopter tour over the Whitsundays and to the Heart Pontoon for snorkelling. For anyone wanting the full tourist experience and for us as first timers, this was the perfect spot to have a helicopter ride. The beauty of the...More

1  Thank jh2615
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 2 September 2018

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 1 September 2018

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

1  Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 31 August 2018 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 59paulas
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andyrand2016
17 July 2018|
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Response from drl_smit-may | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have that service
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lowennapascoe
29 August 2017|
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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.
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Jan W
22 June 2017|
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Response from Jenny613126 | Reviewed this property |
We paid £800 for the trip but loved every minute of it
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MichelleMeow
23 January 2017|
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Response from GCSteph | Reviewed this property |
We had two so I can't say for sure. They may book in with another solo traveller if you ask
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