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  •  Activities
  •  Whitsundays
  •  Great Barrier Reef Fly and Cruise Full Day Tour with 60 minutes Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight over Whitsundays and Heart Reef, Plus Boat Tour to Whitehaven Beach Package

Great Barrier Reef Fly and Cruise Full Day Tour with 60 minutes Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight over Whitsundays and Heart Reef, Plus Boat Tour to Whitehaven Beach Package

  • Whitsundays
  • English
  • 10 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Approximately 60 Minute Scenic Flight over Great Barrier Reef & Whitsundays
  • 2. Full day boat cruise
  • 3. One hour (approx.) snorkelling at a secret location
  • 4. One and half hour (approx.) at Whitehaven Beach
  • 5. A guided walk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • 6. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • 7. Complimentary use of wetsuit/stinger suit
  • 8. Snorkelling equipment
  • 9. Complimentary use of stand-up paddle board
  • 10. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • This package is designed to take up one whole day for you to experience both flight and cruising. In case you choose to do the cruising and flight on separate days, we may be able to cater however please note under such circumstances, return courtesy transfers from/to selected hotels will only be offered for the flight, and you will need to make your own arrangements for the hotel transfers on the day for cruising.
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$409.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Approximately 60 Minute Scenic Flight over Great Barrier Reef & Whitsundays
  • 2. Full day boat cruise
  • 3. One hour (approx.) snorkelling at a secret location
  • 4. One and half hour (approx.) at Whitehaven Beach
  • 5. A guided walk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • 6. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • 7. Complimentary use of wetsuit/stinger suit
  • 8. Snorkelling equipment
  • 9. Complimentary use of stand-up paddle board
  • 10. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • This package is designed to take up one whole day for you to experience both flight and cruising. In case you choose to do the cruising and flight on separate days, we may be able to cater however please note under such circumstances, return courtesy transfers from/to selected hotels will only be offered for the flight, and you will need to make your own arrangements for the hotel transfers on the day for cruising.

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Whitsundays
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: GSL Whitsundays Ticket Office (Address: 1/384 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach QLD)
● Departure Time^: 07:45
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability
● Arrives Airlie Beach at approximately 17:45
Address 1/384Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802
How to get there Complimentary transfer from/to selected Airlie Beach hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Operating hours
Day Tour 07:45 - 17:45 Check in at 06:45
The Service Provider Ticket Office (Daily) 07:00 -18:30
Check-in requirements ● For prebooked hotel transfer service
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.

● Make your own way
Please arrive at the ticket office 65 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Swimwear, towel
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera (waterproof)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Passengers travel on Scenic Flight may be requested to wear a mask due to COVID-19 safety considerations.
- Please note that due to COVID-19 Restrictions we are unable to provide a buffet lunch, however lunch and snacks are still included.
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● Flight Terms
All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that The Service Provider cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, The Service Provider will attempt to reschedule flight, or a full refund will be given. The Service Provider will endeavor to achieve on-time performance, although accept no responsibility for missing flight or tour connections arising from operational delays. Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type.

● Weight Limits
The maximum weight of each passenger is 125 kilograms. Each and every passengers' weight much be provided at time of booking. Please note it is at the Service Provider’s discretion whether to accept your booking request if your weight exceeds their standard requirements.

● Cruise Terms:
Tours are subject to skipper’s discretion and may be cancelled or amended due to weather conditions or operational considerations. Cruise times, sample itineraries, and locations, are all subject to change depending on weather and sea conditions. The Service Provider will endeavor to communicate changes with guests wherever possible. Snorkel locations are chosen according to daily conditions and are not pre-determined.

● Child Policy:
Children under 3 years old are considered infants, and travel free of charge on a paying adults lap; for children 3 years and over, adult price applies on all flights. Cruise infant ages are 18 months to 3 years old. This product is not suitable for infant 0-18 months old.

● Minimum Booking Numbers Apply
Minimum numbers apply for tours to proceed. The Service Provider may cancel a tour if not enough bookings received at any time.

● Other
The Service Provider may use photographs of clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, if you do not consent please advise The Service Provider

2 Overview

Experience the best of both worlds with this Fly and Cruise package! Combine the signature Reef & Island scenic flight with Whitsundays boat tour, and experience everything the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.

Great Barrier Reef Fly and Cruise Full Day Tour with 60 minutes Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight over Whitsundays and Heart Reef, Plus Boat Tour to Whitehaven Beach Package

Fly, ride, beach, snorkel, paddle board and bushwalk... all in one day! If you seriously want to see all the highlights of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef, this is the way to do it. This popular Fly and Cruise package combines the signature 60 minute Reef and Island scenic flight with a premium Whitsundays boat cruise.

Start your day with a 60 minute flight over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, with guaranteed window seats over iconic sights such as Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, and Heart Reef. Following your flight, you have a whole day of boating adventure to come, offering the most extensive boat day trip in the Whitsundays. Travelling on board the fast and modern vessel, purpose-built for the Whitsundays, the action packed itinerary includes snorkelling, bush walk, beach time, lunch, wetsuit/stinger suit hire, and stand up paddle boards.

 

Whitsundays Facts
  • The Whitsundays is the largest group of offshore islands in Australia.
  • There are 74 Islands in the Whitsundays of which only four have operating resorts.
  • The Whitsundays is 70% National Park.
  • The average water temperature in the Whitsundays is 26 degrees.
  • The blue colour of the water in the Whitsundays is caused by fine particles of suspended siliceous sediment reflecting light.
  • The Whitsundays are situated on the same latitude as Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti, and enjoys a tropical climate with an average of 274 sunny days per year. 

  

Great Barrier Reef Facts
  • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest and most extensive coral reef system in the world comprising about 2900 individual coral reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays.
  • It represents approximately 10% of all coral reefs in the world.
  • The Great Barrier Reef spans two thirds of the north eastern coastline of Australia extending north from Bundaberg on Queensland's coast to Cape York, the northern tip of Australia.
  • It is 2300 kms long and approximately 350 000 kms2 in size.  That's about 70 million football fields or the size of Japan! 
  • It is the largest natural feature on earth and its impressive size makes it the only living structure that can be seen from the moon.
  • The Great Barrier Reef is recognised internationally as one of the world's greatest natural wonders. 

 

Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven Beach is a pristine, award winning beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. Whitehaven Beach stretches over seven kilometres and boasts brilliant white silica sand that is among the purest in the world. Sink your feet into the sand and wade into the warm waves that gently lap the shore and you'll soon realise why people come here from all over the world.

 

Hill Inlet

At the northern end of Whitehaven Beach is Hill Inlet, a stunning inlet where the tide shifts the sand and water to create a beautiful fusion of colours. Many people claim Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach are the most beautiful places they've ever seen.

 

Heart Reef

Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane, as visitors are unable to snorkel or dive there due it's protected status. A certain highlight of any visit to the Whitsundays. Heart Reef was discovered in 1975 by one of Air Whitsunday's pilots and is now an internationally-recognised attraction of the Whitsundays and features on many postcards and brochures promoting the Whitsunday region and the Great Barrier Reef.

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If no show, no refund.

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