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Aviation Tourism Australia

Australia’s largest combined operator of helicopters, seaplanes and charter airplanes with it’s Whitsunday bases on Hamilton, Hayman Daydream, South Molle, Long Island and Airlie Beach. With over 20 aircraft in its Whitsunday fleet, flights range from 10 minute scenics and inter-island transfers to half and full day excursions to Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef.

Touring Options

Whitehaven Funseeker by Seaplane

The excitement of seaplane water takes offs and landings coupled with a scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands before landing at Whitehaven Beach. Spend one and a half hours on Whitehaven relaxing or swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a stroll along the beach, whilst enjoying your Champagne and Fruits under the shade of your beach parasol.

Whitehaven Champagne Picnic

Enjoy the thrill of a scenic helicopter flight across the majestic Whitsunday islands and waters, before landing on the silica-white sands of Whitehaven Beach. Spend one and a half hours on Whitehaven relaxing or swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a stroll along the beach, before your Champagne Picnic luncheon under the shade of your beach parasol.

Reef Discovery (Fly/Fly to Reefworld)

Have the best of both worlds as you fly by helicopter out to Fantasea Reefworld. Your journey will take you on a scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach and then onto the Barrier Reef including world-famous Heart Reef, before touching down at Fantasea Reefworld. At Reefworld you will enjoy two hour full use of their coral viewing chamber, semi-submarine and snorkelling facilities, before taking your helicopter back over the reef, Whitsunday Islands and back to your resort.

Activites and Experiences at Aviation Tourism Australia

  • Cruising
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Scenic Flight
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Walking
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park
  • Checkin Desk
  • Public Transport
  • Public phone
  • Public toilet
  • Taxi rank
  • Waiting Area
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Environmental
  • Honeymoon
  • Island
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Marine
  • Reef
  • Romance
  • Soft Adventure
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Wedding
  • Tourism Whitsundays
  • Aeroplane Seaplane
  • Helicopter

Website: www.avta.com.au

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Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

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