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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a bit far but it is a very nice flight to the outer reef with great view of the whitsunday area. The heart is very small and need to be well prepared to take a shot.

Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew over the great barrier reef from Airlie Beach, and the view is spectacular, with shapes and colors everywhere, including the famous heart shaped reef, but this is just a small piece. The whole area is worth seeing at least once.

Thank afco06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Airlie beach and took a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef as our visiting time was really short. This trip was worth every cent. My husband got to sit in the co-pilots seat with me directly behind. The sight was completely different to...More

Thank rplk2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its an amazing site from the air, the outer reef is spectacular. When you fly over the heart atoll it is nice but comes out better in a photo. You can also visit the outer reef on a day snorkeling trip but the heart is...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We flew out to the reef with Kevin from GSL Aviation it was amazing. We'd been to the Whitsundays a few times, staying on the islands, but never flown out to the reef. It's a must !! For $182aus it's worth every cent. Just do...More

Thank laurenp659
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We used Air Whitsunday to see Heart Reef. The trip whilst expensive is really worth the money as to see this Reef you have to be in the air. A trip on a Seaplane had always been on my Bucket List and it didn't disappoint....More

Thank Liz_hickson
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Pretty heart shaped reef which needs to be seen from the air to see the shape. Nice to see but other than the shape it's just another part of the coral reef.....

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Staff on the front desk are polite and helpful but it's such a shame that this building, in the heart of Airlie with great views was built with such minuscule size rooms. Our daughter and son in law booked a spa suite thinking that it...More

Thank maz444
Reviewed 10 July 2018

One of the things in my bucket list, ticked off! Did the intro dive and played with the colourful fishes and watched lots of amazing corals, it feels so awesome under the sea considering i dont swim..we had a guide from cruises whitsundays who took...More

Thank TessMoodie
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We caught a flight with GSL Aviation and they were professional with their safety brief and commentary by the pilot. The view over the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday islands was magnificent. The hour long flight was just right!

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