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Hamilton Island Air
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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
4803, Australia
+61 7 4969 9599
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank sangeeta3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 paula s
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the funseeker by seaplane trip. Visited Hamilton island with my partner, our friends and their 15 month old. All 5 of us thoroughly enjoyed the seaplane trip to Whitehaven beach. The views were incredible. Our pilot was very accommodating! The only thing that...More

Thank Mel P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had a brilliant flight out to reefworld but the whole experience marred by the booking policy. The website says you need to book in advance but as a solo traveller, when I tried to book in advance I received an email saying I couldn't. They...More

1  Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I don’t think you can go wrong with the helicopter ride over the heart wreath. This was one of the best travel experiences of my life. Our pilot Sam was so nice and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions and was there to help...More

Thank IndigoBoy0
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I booked a helicopter tour with landing on Whitehaven Beach and these guys delivered, the tour was incredible from start to finish, the aerial views of hill inlet are a Wonder and the private part of the beach they take you too is sublime, perfect...More

Thank Tom H
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17 July 2018|
Response from drl_smit-may | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have that service
29 August 2017|
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.
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
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