EXPERIENCES & RECREATION

Seaplane and Helicopter Adventures

Elevate your experience in the Whitsunday Islands and view the magnificent surrounds of the Great Barrier Reef by air. InterContinental Hayman Island Resort offers bespoke seaplane adventures that take you high above the world-famous Heart Reef, and exhilarating open-door helicopter tours over Whitehaven Beach and beyond.
Take in the breathtaking aerial view of the surrounding Whitsunday Islands and fringing reefs from above with group experiences and private tours available.

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SEAPLANE ADVENTURES

REEF ADVENTURE (3 hrs)

Fly over the Coral Sea to the Outer Reef. Take in stunning views of Bait Reef, Hardy Reef and the incredible Heart Reef. Land in the secluded coral fringed Hardy Lagoon, and enjoy some snorkelling and coral viewing from our private vessel.

This tour includes sparkling wine and water.

$640 per person, minimum of four passengers for tour to proceed

 

Seaplane Tours

Seaplane Tours

WONDERS OF THE WORLD
(Tour Length: 2.5 hrs)

Be mesmerised by fabulous aerial views of the colourful ecosystem over Bait, Hook, Hardy and Heart Reef. Then land on the famous Whitehaven Beach for some relaxation on the brilliant white sand.

This tour includes sparkling wine and water.

$700 per person, minimum of four passengers required for tour to proceed

 

WHITEHAVEN EXPERIENCE
(Tour Length: 2 hrs)

Be dazzled by this fascinating and world-famous white sand beach in the Whitsundays and its 98% silica sand that has a brilliant iridescent quality. Relax on this famous piece of paradise.

This tour includes sparkling wine and water.

$440 per person, minimum of four passengers required for tour to proceed

 

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HELICOPTER EXPERIENCES

WHITEHAVEN INDULGENCE

The whiteness of this seven-kilometre beach is a regional phenomena, 98% pure silica sand which gives it a magnificent brilliance and fine softness. Located in Whitsunday Islands, it is a 15-minute flight from InterContinental Hayman Island Resort. Along the way take in the breathtaking aerial views of the fringing reefs.

Tour includes sparkling wine, beach shade and beach blanket.

$480 per person, minimum of two passengers required for tour to proceed

 

Whitehaven Indulgence

Helicopter Tour Whitehaven Beach

Heart Reef Express Scenic Tour

WHITSUNDAY DREAM TOUR

A popular tour combining aerial views of the most famous reefs with either the extraordinary brilliant white sands of Whitehaven Beach. Begin by flying east for the spectacular sight of Heart Reef followed by a view of Hill Inlet on Whitsunday Island, before landing for refreshments on Whitehaven Beach.

Tour includes sparkling wine and water, beach shade and blanket.

$960 per person, minimum of two passengers required for tour to proceed

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

A fabulous day that combines the Whitehaven Indulgence and Outer Reef Discovery tours. Fly over Heart Reef, visit ‘Reefworld’ for snorkelling, then a flight to the luminescent Whitehaven Beach for refreshments.

Tour includes sparkling wine and water, beach shade, blanket and Reefworld entry fee.

$1,290 per person, minimum of two passengers required for tour to proceed

 

OUTER REEF DISCOVERY

A floating pontoon ‘Reefworld’ gives guests a base in the remote waters of the Great Barrier Reef and the opportunity to spend time exploring the underwater world. Visit the lower decks for a reef walk-through or snorkelling on one of the best reefs in the world. Your scenic flight takes in views of an abundance of coral lagoons and reef systems including Bait, Hook, Hardy and world-famous Heart Reef.

Tour includes sparkling wine, water and Reefworld entry.

$965 per person, minimum of two passengers required for tour to proceed

 

SCENIC DISCOVERY FLIGHTS

You truly do have to see it from above to appreciate the beauty. We offer helicopter scenic flights taking off anytime you like.

Whitehaven Beach Scenic takes you over the unique white brilliance of this 98% silica sand beach.

Heart Reef Express Scenic is the most spectacular flight you could make, taking in the iconic heart shaped reef.

Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach Scenic heads north to Heart Reef then doubling back to be dazzled by the brilliant white sands of Whitehaven Beach.

30min (Whitehaven) – $430 per person
45min (Heart Reef) – $640 per person
60min (Whitehaven & Heart Reef) – $860 per person
Minimum of two passengers required for the tour to proceed.

To enquire about the seaplane and helicopter adventures please contact our reservations team on
+61 7 4946 9102 or res@helireef.com.au

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