21st January 2015
The Whitsundays are a stunning group of islands in Tropical North Queensland that draw thousands of visitors each year. Popular with both domestic and international tourists, this must-see natural wonder is ideally situated 150km north of Mackay and 300km south of Townsville. Home to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef as well as a number of other incredible natural attractions, this unique holiday destination stretches for an area of approximately 300 square kilometres. For the ultimate way to see the most of the Whitsundays, scenic flights offer a spectacular birds eye view of the reef and island chains below.
Whitsundays scenic flights offer views of a variety of the region's most iconic islands, reefs and beaches including the Great Barrier Reef, Hayman Island, Hook Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hardy Reef, Bait Reef, Hardy Lagoon, Hill Inlet, Long Island and the famous Heart Reef. Flights are available in sea planes and helicopters and range from 30 minutes to a full hour, all the way up to three hours. Some scenic flights also include other activities including swimming, snorkelling and underwater viewing in a semi-submersible as well as time for exploration of attractions such as Whitehaven Beach and Hardy Lagoon.
Some scenic flights also include refreshments and all offer incredible photo opportunities as the crystal waters, pristine beaches and unique coral reefs fly by before your eyes and beneath you. There are panorama tours, tours that combine the reef and beaches, adventure flights, discovery tours, region explorer flights, plenty for fun seekers and the ultimate Whitehaven experience. Whether you're a thrill seeker at heart or simply want to experience this incredible destination from a different perspective, Whitsunday scenic flights offer an incredible experience of a lifetime, creating unforgettable memories in one of the most beautiful places on earth.