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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 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to the Whitsundays. We booked a fly/cruise day, where we started with the helicopter flight and ended with snorkeling and a boat ride back. The van picked us up from our hotel right on time and brought...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The first tour was the Whitehaven Beach Getaway - our helicopter pilot Jake was professional and courteous - once we landed he set up the umbrella, picnic and left us to enjoy the soft sand and clear blue water and battle the occasional aggressive seagull...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The was our first time in a Sea Plane & we were warned that take off might be rocky but the Pilot was amazing & the journey was super smooth. It was too windy to make the planned landing on Whitehaven beach but we did...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thegees1
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had the most amazing helicopter ride to Whitehaven beach where we then got to have a champagne picnic and swim for an hour before heading back to Hamilton Island. We were very lucky and had perfect weather that day as well! Our pilot Matt...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Stevie W
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing helicopter flight over the great barrier reef, so beautiful especially the heart reef. Our pilot was friendly and made sure we had enough time at each spot and that those on both sides got a good view. Pricey but worth it.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I booked the helicopter trip as a spur of the moment thing on the boat on the way to the reef and I am so glad I did. What an experience. I went for the 20 minute tour at $280 it is not cheap but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 739SarahF
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They took us out for a 55 minute tour in a raven 44. This helicopter has three passenger seats and a pilot seat. It cruises at about 105 kn. Our pilot Daniel was great!!! He was an excellent pilot and a great educator. He taught...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank drl_smit-may
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to Hamilton Island. Decide to take seaplane tour first and flew to Great Barrier Reef for aerial tour of reef and then landed at Whitehaven Beach and stayed for about 1 hour. Excellent knowledgeable pilot and try to take the DeHavilland a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank robbiemcewan
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We took the hour plane ride to view the scenery, Great Barrier Reef, heart reef and white haven beach. Spectacular and wonderful way to see the beauty. Recommend a snorkel or scuba visit to the reef, but as plane ride was indeed over the top!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HWB
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Finally today we got lucky and could go on our chopper tour to the Great Barrier Reef with snorkelling! It was really unforgettable, First is the view of the Barrier Reef from the sky that is absolutely breathtaking and then the snorkelling (wonderful too!) If...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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