Scenic flights are the ultimate way to see the spectacular beauty that the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef has to offer in this signature experience. From a 10 minute blast in a helicopter, short but sweet and great for the kids. A 20 minute thrill to get a sneak preview of what the Whitsundays has to offer. Many different options to suit all budgets. Fixed wing planes, Seaplanes and Helicopters all offer Comprehensive scenic flights showcasing world famous, Whitehaven Beach and the stunning swirling sands of Hill Inlet, Beyond the Whitsunday Islands is the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The unique colours and patterns of the reef are best appreciated from air, including the iconic Heart Reef, which is only visible from the air. Heart Reef, located at Hardy Reef is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the sharp of a heart. It was discovered in 1975 by a pilot and is now an internationally-recognised attraction to the Whitsundays. This has been a site for many proposals and declarations of love over the years. Your photos will turn out just like the brochure with everyone having a window seat. You will also see many of the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays and during our winter months there is a good chance to see some humpback whales who visit us annually. The southern hemisphere humpback whales migrate north each winter from their Southern Ocean feeding grounds to warmer waters to mate and calve. Helicopters and Seaplanes also offer you a chance to enhance your flight with a stopover. Whitehaven Beach is the most popular choice for this, giving you time to take a dip, have a picnic and enjoy your surroundings or you may choose to snorkel at a private location at the Great Barrier Reef.