Water activity

Airlie Beach: Whitsundays Fly and Cruise Helicopter Tour

4.5 / 5

22 reviews

Activity provider: GSL Aviation

Airlie Beach: Whitsundays Fly and Cruise Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: GSL Aviation
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From US$ 159.34 per person

Likely to sell out

Cruise to Whitehaven Beach and spend the day at a fun-filled beach club. Snorkel amongst vibrant coral, fly over Hill Inlet in a helicopter, and savor a buffet lunch.

About this activity

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.


  • Relax at a beach club on Whitehaven Beach
  • Marvel at panoramic views of the Whitsunday Islands on a scenic helicopter flight
  • Sit down to a delicious buffet lunch
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters and encounter vibrant fish and coral species
Full description
Enjoy transportation to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, a buffet lunch, a snorkeling tour, and a spectacular helicopter flight over Hill Inlet and the Whitsunday Islands on this fly and cruise helicopter combo tour. After pickup, cruise through the turquoise waters of the Whitsunday Islands to reach the beach club. Access all of the club's facilities and activities, including a buffet lunch. Soak up the sun on the beach or take a stroll to South Whitehaven Lookout. Later, board the helicopter for a scenic helicopter flight with a guaranteed window seat. Fly over Whitehaven Beach and the iconic Hill Inlet. Admire views of the swirling white sands contrasting against the turquoise waters of the inlet. Finally, take part in an optional snorkel tour. Snorkel amongst an expansive range of coral, fish species as well as sea turtles, manta rays, and plenty of other marine life.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Return boat transfers
  • Buffet lunch
  • Snorkel tour (if option selected)
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People over 275 lbs (125 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control, and aircraft availability
  • Whitehaven Beach and other locations may be inaccessible in northerly winds or adverse conditions, in which case your tour itinerary may be altered
  • Tours, or portions of tours, may be canceled by adverse weather conditions or engineering reasons, in which case you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
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Had a great time, but keep in mind that if you choose to snorkel and do the helicopter, you’ll get almost no time to relax/hike on the beach.

September 11, 2022

September 5, 2022

The crew were lovely, Joel and crew made the day absolutely awesome. Was such a good day even with the terrible day 10/10 recommended.

August 28, 2022

Product ID: 404725