Whitsunday Helicopter Experience
The Whitsunday Helicopter Experience is a exciting helicopter flight, secluded beach landing and scenic flight all in one. Departing everyday from Whitsunday Airport Our Whitsunday Heli Experience is a great way to see the Whitsunadys from above. The 30 minute flight gives you a birds eye view of the islands, including fringing reef and national parks. During the flight you’ll land on a secluded beach to enjoy a unique photo opportunity.
- Courtesy bus pick up & drop off from Airlie Beach accommodation
- 20 minute scenic flight of the Whitsunday Islands
- 10 minute landing on a secluded beach
What to bring on the Whitsunday Helicopter Experience?
- Hat & Sunglasses
- Light Jacket in Winter months
Courtesy Pick Up
The GSL courtesy bus will meet you prior to your tour departure and driven to the Whitsunday Airport.
Whitsunday Airport Check-In
You will be greeted by the friendly team at the GSL office where you will conduct a breif check-in in preparation for your tour. Here you will view a safety video for your aircraft. Once your safety demonstration is completed you will make your way to the Whitsunday Airport runway where your aircraft awaits.
Time for Take Off
Take off from the airport for a 10 minute journey on route to the Whitsunday Islands, from here you will enjoy views of the secluded islands and Daydream Island Resort
Secluded Whitsunday Beach Landing
Land at one of the many Whitsunday Islands and enjoy this to for a great photo opportRelax and enjoy the fresh air on one of the world's famous beaches - Whitehaven Beach - here you will have enjoy the stunning scenary where white sand meets the tourquoise waters.
Departing Whitehaven Beach
Hop on board your helipcopter from the beach with a short flight back to the Whitsunday Airport.
Return to the Whitsunday Airport
Your courtesy bus awaits your return for your transfer back to your accommodation in Airlie Beach.
Please note: A cancellation and amendment policy applies to all bookings. Please refer to our Cancellation and Amendment terms below or contact us for further details.
Terms and Conditions
“supplier” means any tour operator or other supplier of the services
“you” means the guest booking and person named on this reservation booking
“we”, “our” means The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and A.J.LAURENT PTY LTD
These terms and conditions apply to all bookings made through The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre. Placing a booking with The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and paying a deposit constitute acceptance of these terms and conditions.
For bookings made more than 30 days prior to travel, a 25% deposit is due to secure your booking with the balance due 30 days prior to travel. For bookings made within 30 days of travel, the full payment is due immediately to secure your booking. If we do not receive your full payment within 30 days of your travel date and you do not contact us to cancel, your deposit is forfeited and your booking may be automatically cancelled by us, the supplier or both.
Prices are quoted in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST, and all payments must be made in Australian dollars. Your reservation will only be confirmed when funds have been received and are cleared. The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre is not responsible for delays in postal delivery, bank or payment system processing. It is your responsibility to ensure that payments are received within the times specified. If the deposit or final payment is not received by the due date, The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre has the right cancel the booking. If your final payment is not paid by the due date and in any event within 30 days of your departure, we have the right to cancel your booking and retain the deposit in full without any reimbursement to cover our costs and those of any supplier.
Cancellations and Amendments to Bookings
If you wish to cancel or amend any booking made you need to contact us in writing. You can only cancel or amend a confirmed booking by contacting us directly. If you do not contact us to cancel prior to your booking departure date, you may forfeit your deposit and further costs.
Cancellation Charges and Amendment Fees
Any cancellation or amendment made more than 30 days before travel will incur an administration fee of 25% of the total booking fee. All cancellations or amendments made within 30 days of your travel date departure will incur both an administration fee of 25% in addition to the individual supplier’s fees.
Any changes requested to your booking, including but not limited to dates, are subject to availability and if they are not available, you may be required to cancel and agree to the cancellation terms.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some services and activities may not permit any refund for certain bookings. You should check with the individual supplier or The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre prior to paying for your booking to confirm any special non-refundable conditions.
We recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover your reservation, and valuable items (e.g. cameras). Your travel insurance policy should include coverage to protect against unforeseen and last-minute cancellations or medical conditions that may prevent travel and also to cover any medical emergencies during travel at minimum.
Supplier Tours and Services Changes
In the unlikely case of a vessel break down, maintenance or unavailability, the supplier will supply an alternate vessel of a similar standard and quality. Itineraries may be affected by elements beyond our and the supplier’s control such as wind, tide, rain, storm or other weather conditions which make travel dangerous and require a delay or cancellation. It is the skipper's requirement to ensure passenger safety at all times and may use his/her professional judgment in any manner to keep his/her guests and crew safe. In the instance of such delay or cancellation, alternative options will be provided by the supplier. In the event a cancellation or delay occurs and your tour or service is cancelled and rescheduled, you will receive a full refund if you are unable to rebook your tour or service.
You are using these services and taking any tours at your own risk. We are not responsible for any loss or damage, including direct, indirect or consequential loss you may suffer as a result of your reservation, booking or anything related to your tour or services provided by any supplier. You need to ensure you are medically sound, fit and physically able to use the services. We are not liable for the event that you are refused access to any services or tours due to your medical, physical or other reasons, including intoxication. Any such claims should be addressed to the suppliers directly.
You should note that sailing can be a dangerous activity and while crews will make every effort to ensure your safety, they cannot be accountable for actions or injury to you that may be ‘beyond their control’. Every effort is make to ensure your safety and you may be required to complete a pre departure questionnaire, and sign a travel agreement waiver during the check-in process of your tour with the supplier directly. We are not affiliated with nor responsible for our suppliers in any way other than as intermediary to arrange their services on you and their behalf. If you have any issues, injury, suffer any loss or damage, you need to take it up with the supplier directly.
If we are obligated to cancel your travel arrangements for any reason, the liability of will be limited to a refund of all monies paid by you.
GSL AVIATION TERMS & CONDITIONS
GSL Aviation Pty Ltd is operated under AOC 1-QZ44T
Prices listed on this site are per person. Prices advertised include GST.
Minimum numbers apply for tours to proceed, we’ll let you know at the time of booking if this is a problem.
Tours and pricing are subject to change without notice.
Courtesy bus subject to availability; passengers that do not arrive at their pick up location on time may be classed as no-show.
All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and aircraft availability.
All flights are covered by carriers liability insurance.
Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type.
100% cancellation fee applies for cancellations, no shows, or booking changes within 24 hours of departure.
GSL Aviation will endeavour to achieve on-time performance, but accept no responsibility for missing tour/flight connections as a result of operational delays.
GSL Aviation may use photographs of our clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, if you do not consent please advise GSL Aviation.