Fly & Cruise - Heli Package

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Whitehaven Beach Heli Package includes transfers to the World Famous Whitehaven Beach, Buffet lunch on the beach and a spectacular scenic Helicopter flight over Hill Inlet.

Up to 4 hours beach time & access to our activities & facilities.

Your package includes transfers to the World-Famous Whitehaven Beach. Cruise through the turquoise waters of the Whitsunday Islands to arrive at GSL Marine Whitehaven Beach Club.

Our scenic helicopter flight with a guaranteed window seat offers spectacular views of Whitehaven Beach and the Iconic Hill Inlet and the magical colours of the swirling white sands contrasting against the turquoise waters of the Inlet. Your tour also includes a Buffet lunch on the beach, access to all activities and facilities of the Beach Club.

With up to 4 hours at Whitehaven there is plenty of time to relax or explore. Plenty of time to do a self guided walk to South Whitehaven Lookout with magical views of the Whitsunday Islands. Create a day to remember by adding one of these optional extras. Snorkelling tour, Hill Inlet bush walk or even a Seaplane flight to the Great Barrier Reef.

This action-packed itinerary is only available with GSL MARINE and tours depart daily from Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach. Bus transfers between your local accommodation and Port of Airlie are included. Please enquire before travelling, if you have any dietary requirements or allergies.

Tour Highlights

  • Scenic Helicopter flight off Whitehaven Beach
  • Spectacular aerial views of Hill Inlet
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • Up to 4 hours Beach time
  • Fast catamaran transfers
  • Buffet lunch on the beach
  • Use of Beach club facilities


Fly & Cruise - Scenic Flight Package

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Whitehaven Beach Fly Cruise Scenic Package.

This 2 day tour combines our signature scenic flight over the Whitsundays & the Great Barrier Reef with a day tour to Whitehaven Beach including Buffet lunch & access to our beach activities.

This tour operates over 2 days to allow you to plenty of time explore the wonderful Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef.

GSL Aviation’s signature 60-minute scenic flight includes in-flight commentary, a guaranteed window seat that showcases the iconic sights of the Whitsunday Islands with spectacular aerial views of the swirling sands of Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach and the famous Heart Reef.

Your day at Whitehaven commences with a direct cruise from Port of Airlie on our fast, stable and modern custom-built catamaran.

On arrival, you will have access to Whitehaven Beach Club with up to 5 hours beach time. Buffet lunch will be served on the beach and there is plenty of time to explore this pristine part of the world. Why not take a self-guided walk to South Whitehaven Lookout with magical views of the Whitsunday Islands.

There is also flexibility to create your own Whitsundays Adventure by choosing up to 2 optional extras. These extras include a Snorkelling tour, Hill Inlet bush walk or a Scenic Helicopter flight over Hill Inlet.

Tours depart daily from Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach. Bus transfers between your local accommodation and Port of Airlie are provided.

Please enquire before traveling, if you have any dietary requirements or allergies.


Whitsunday Fly & Cruise Package (Split Days)

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The Fly & Cruise package with GSL Aviation is an all-inclusive itinerary including the best sights of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef.

Fly, ride, beach, snorkel, paddleboard and bushwalk… all in a 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! Our most popular fly and cruise package combines GSL Aviation’s signature 60 minute Reef and Island scenic flight with Sea Sprint Boat Tour.

Start your day with a 60-minute scenic 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, with Sea Sprint Day Tour offering the most extensive cruise in the Whitsundays. Travelling on board the fast and modern vessel built for the Whitsundays, the action-packed itinerary includes snorkelling, guided walk to Hill Inlet, beach time, buffet lunch, complimentary use of wetsuit/stinger suit, and stand up paddle boards.

Fly & Cruise Package Includes:

  • 60 Minute Scenic Flight over Great Barrier Reef & Whitsundays
  • Full day tour of the Whitsunday Islands with Sea Sprint (Duration: 7.5 hours)
  • 1 hour snorkelling at a secret location
  • 1.5 hours at Whitehaven Beach
  • A guided walk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Wetsuit/sunsuit (free of charge)
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of stand-up paddleboard
  • Courtesy bus transfers


Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island (Lunch at Popeyes)

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The jewel of the Whitsunday Islands, 7km-long Whitehaven Beach is a divine natural environment and an essential Queensland destination.

Cruise through these picture-perfect isles and spend two hours on the dazzling Whitehaven sand, swimming or just relaxing on the shore.

From Port of Airlie, journey across broad Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise – a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. On the southern shores of Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday isles, famous Whitehaven Beach is a regular on lists of ‘World’s Best Beaches’. Wander along the sand, hike the short Solway Circuit for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return cruise.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays, with up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
  • Generous morning or afternoon tea
  • Protective stinger suits
  • Solway Circuit walk


Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island (Lunch at Marina Tavern)

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The jewel of the Whitsunday Islands, 7km-long Whitehaven Beach is a divine natural environment and an essential Queensland destination.

Cruise through these picture-perfect isles and spend two hours on the dazzling Whitehaven sand, swimming or just relaxing on the shore.

From Port of Airlie, journey across broad Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise – a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. On the southern shores of Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday isles, famous Whitehaven Beach is a regular on lists of ‘World’s Best Beaches’. Wander along the sand, hike the short Solway Circuit for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return cruise.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays, with up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
  • Generous morning or afternoon tea
  • Protective stinger suits
  • Solway Circuit walk


Whitehaven Beach - Half Day PM

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The jewel of the Whitsunday Islands, 7km-long Whitehaven Beach is a divine natural environment and an essential Queensland destination.

Cruise through these picture-perfect isles and spend two hours on the dazzling Whitehaven sand, swimming or just relaxing on the shore.

From Port of Airlie, journey across broad Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise – a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. On the southern shores of Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday isles, famous Whitehaven Beach is a regular on lists of ‘World’s Best Beaches’. Wander along the sand, hike the short Solway Circuit for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return cruise.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays, with up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
  • Generous morning or afternoon tea
  • Protective stinger suits
  • Solway Circuit walk


Whitehaven Beach - Half Day AM

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The jewel of the Whitsunday Islands, 7km-long Whitehaven Beach is a divine natural environment and an essential Queensland destination.

Cruise through these picture-perfect isles and spend two hours on the dazzling Whitehaven sand, swimming or just relaxing on the shore.

From Port of Airlie, journey across broad Whitsunday Passage and into this amazing tropical paradise – a scenic sequence of remote waterways and hidden bays. On the southern shores of Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday isles, famous Whitehaven Beach is a regular on lists of ‘World’s Best Beaches’. Wander along the sand, hike the short Solway Circuit for some show-stopping views, or cool off in the gently lapping water before your return cruise.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays, with up to 2 hours at the southern end of Whitehaven Beach
  • Generous morning or afternoon tea
  • Protective stinger suits
  • Solway Circuit walk


Hamilton Island Freestyle (Lunch at Popeyes)

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Take a day to explore Hamilton Island at your own pace – a terrific way to experience the island’s natural beauty.

Hike through the hills, browse the boutiques and galleries along Marina Village main street, or unwind by the pool or beach. Eating, drinking and shopping opportunities abound.

Hamilton Island Freestyle – it’s Hamilton Island, your way. Free activities include swimming at Catseye Beach or the main resort pool; hiking to Passage Peak, One Tree Hill or along the South-East Head Trail; and exploring on the island shuttle buses. Enjoy a pub style lunch at Marina Tavern. Other activities – perhaps a visit to meet the koalas WILD LIFE Hamilton Island, go-karting, jetboating or mini-golf – are also available (own expense).

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to Hamilton Island
  • Choice of spectacular island bushwalks
  • Lunch at the Marina Tavern
  • Full use of island shuttle bus*, pool areas and Catseye Beach
  • Access to shops, galleries, boutiques and restaurants


Hamilton Island Freestyle (Lunch at Marina Tavern)

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Take a day to explore Hamilton Island at your own pace – a terrific way to experience the island’s natural beauty.

Hike through the hills, browse the boutiques and galleries along Marina Village main street, or unwind by the pool or beach. Eating, drinking and shopping opportunities abound.

Hamilton Island Freestyle – it’s Hamilton Island, your way. Free activities include swimming at Catseye Beach or the main resort pool; hiking to Passage Peak, One Tree Hill or along the South-East Head Trail; and exploring on the island shuttle buses. Enjoy a pub style lunch at Marina Tavern. Other activities – perhaps a visit to meet the koalas WILD LIFE Hamilton Island, go-karting, jetboating or mini-golf – are also available (own expense).

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to Hamilton Island
  • Choice of spectacular island bushwalks
  • Lunch at the Marina Tavern
  • Full use of island shuttle bus*, pool areas and Catseye Beach
  • Access to shops, galleries, boutiques and restaurants


12 Apostles & Great Ocean Road Small Group Day Tour

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Marvel at the 12 Apostles, explore beautiful beaches and get deep into the forest on this Great Ocean Road adventure.

Our small group (8 guests max) will depart Melbourne and head straight to the famous 12 Apostles before the masses of people arrive. Here we will take a 1km stroll along the boardwalk while appreciating the stunning views of the limestone stacks before continuing onto another spectacular scene, Gibson Steps. We walk down the 70m cliffside pathway to the beach where there is plenty of time to take some incredible photos. Next it’s time for a delicious lunch at our favourite local cafe before we’ll drive through the magical Great Otway National Park and take a 3km hike through ancient rainforests to the dreamy Beauchamp Falls (where the big bus companies can’t go).

Our next stop we will take a stroll amongst the giants of the forest at the Californian Redwoods before continuing along the iconic Great Ocean Road stopping at Apollo Bay for an optional ice cream. Kennett River is next where you’ll get the chance to spot native koalas, king parrots & kangaroos going about their routines. We will take a quick stop in the beautiful town of Lorne where you can walk along the beach or simply grab an afternoon snack before heading back to Melbourne.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS

  • The breathtaking 12 Apostles & Gibson Steps
  • A 3 km return hike to Beauchamp Falls
  • The towering Californian Redwoods
  • The Great Ocean Road with stops at the coastal townships of Apollo Bay & Lorne

INCLUSIONS

  • A visit to Kennett River to see native Australian Koalas
  • Organic Fruit & Healthy Snacks
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee Supreme & Organic Tea
  • Modern VW Caravelle – 9 seater vehicle with Air Con
  • Rain Ponchos & First Aid
  • Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide
  • Unforgettable memories

NOT INCLUDED

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup

WHAT TO BRING

  • Comfortable trainers or hiking boots
  • Water bottle (1L)
  • Cash or credit card for lunch (around $25)
  • Warm layers just in case
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses & a hat
  • Swimsuit & a towel for a swim in the ocean (optional on summer months)

PICK UP

CBD pick up: 7:30am @ 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank, Melbourne – (Undercover taxi rank located on St Kilda Road between Hamer Hall & the Arts Centre).

CBD drop off: 7:30pm

St Kilda drop off: 7:45pm