NEW EXCITING CAFE COMING SOON :)
Our cafe is currently under refurbishment - we will re-open with a fresh new look and name soon :)
We apologise for any inconvenience - For any visiting pilots we can arrange for food and drinks to be here for you on arrival, please contact our office on 07 4946 9180.
We thank you for your patience and understanding with this matter.
Join Heli Reef and marvel at the earth’s largest living organism and one of the southern hemisphere’s largest island resorts all in one day with this fly and cruise combination to the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island. Tour includes buffet luncheon, 35 minute helicopter tour, catamaran cruise, 2 hour stopover at Hamilton Island and more.
Our signature scenic flight includes an amazing view of the Whitsunday Islands & Great Barrier Reef. Included is the iconic Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Truly a great way to see our region. You can even take a fly and cruise package where you combine the Reef and Island scenic flight with the award winning Ocean Rafting adventure tour. Or if you would like something different why not try our Whitsunday Heli Experience, it is a great way to see the Whitsundays. You’ll see the pristine Whitsunday Islands from the air, including fringing reef, and national parks. During this experience, you’ll land on a secluded beach, and enjoy a unique photo opportunity.
Flying helicopters is a truly rewarding experience as a private pilot or as a commercial career, but it is very important you learn to fly with a well respected flying school and instructor in order to be well trained and be employable. It all starts here, Helibiz can do all your helicopter training, they are also a Robinson Dealer selling R22, R44 & R66 machines. Helibiz have highly trained engineers to service all helicopters large and small.
Air Whitsunday Sea Planes
Snorkel in secluded coral suspended lagoons, travel in style to Whitehaven Beach and arrive at the Great Barrier Reef in only 30 minutes.
Fly with an award winning Whitsunday Tourism Icon that has been providing unsurpassed tours from Airlie Beach since 1973.
Air Whitsunday operate a fleet of luxury Cessna Caravans and classic de Havilland Beaver… they are the largest seaplane operator in the Southern Hemisphere.
Air Whitsundays’ reef location is completely private and allows for no more than 22 passengers at a time offering a truly intimate experience on the Great Barrier Reef.
Air Whitsunday operate a private semi submersible vessel for all reef tours that is located inside Hardy Lagoon. The vessel is equipped with sun and shade decks, all snorkelling equipment and has easy step in access on the rear platform.
CQ Adventure Flights
CQ Adventure Flights is an adrenaline pumping adventure flight company, based in Airlie Beach. A little bit different from the other flights in the Whitsundays though…
Our aeroplane is a Yakovlev 52, Russian Fighter Pilot Trainer, feel what life is like as a Fighter Pilot, as the massive 360hp radial engine thunders across the skies of Airlie Beach, pulling up to 6 times the force of gravity, and reaching speeds of 300km/hr!
CQ Adventure Flights is Airlie Beach’s only operator that takes YOU on their tours, not a group of people that you happen to be a part of. Our flights are personalised to the individual, and unlike other operators, the view is yours alone.
Skydive the Beach and Beyond
Our Airlie Beach drop zone is in the heart of Queensland's most popular tourism spot, the Whitsunday Islands. Just minutes from the town of Airlie Beach, we provide free return transfers to your accommodation. Jump from the incredible altitude of up to 15,000ft with views over the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
Experience the ultimate thrill of freefall at over 220 km/hr for up to an insane 60 seconds, and then float under canopy for 5-7 minutes soaking up breath-taking views. Skydiving Airlie Beach just doesn’t get any better.
Airlie Beach Swim School by Danielle
A locally run swim school that teaches vital swimming skills from as young as four months up to adults!! Danielle and her team are all Swim Australia qualified instructors, and are sure to make your time in the pool fun and safe!