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 The Great Barrier Reef is a magnificent sight and you can experience it in numerous ways. A fantastic way to experience the Great Barrier Reef is to take a light aircraft flight over the reef.

It is easy to drive to Whitsunday Airport, Queensland from Airlie Beach to catch the one hour pleasure flight over the Whitsunday Islands and ‘Heart Shaped’ Reef. You will be given a safety briefing before the pilot leads you to the 4-seater plane on the grass field runway. You will probably get the best seats if you can sit in the front of the aircraft! The pilot heads out over the Airlie Beach area and the views are stunning. A few minutes later the aircraft takes you over the very popular Hayman and Daydream Islands. It takes almost half an hour before the Great Barrier Reef comes into view. What a view it is! This is definitely a fantastic way to experience the reef because you can see how vast it really is as it stretches out for miles into the distance.

The highlight of the trip is circling the famous ‘Heart Reef’. The pilot tilts the plane both ways so that everyone gets a good view of the 'heart shaped' reef so have your camera ready. After leaving the reef the pilot takes you towards Whitsunday Island and the famous Whitehaven Beach. The Whitehaven beach stretches out for almost 4 miles and is arguably one of the ten best beaches in the world. The Hill Inlet sand formation at Whitsunday Island is a superb view from the air and is well worth seeing.

The aircraft then flies over the vacation friendly Hamilton Island and Shute Harbour before returning back to the airport. The Whitsunday Islands are a marvellous place for a vacation but don’t miss the chance to see them and the Great Barrier Reef from the air.
Take a look at the Queensland Armchair Guidefor some great local Whitsunday Islands information.
Why not see the fabulous Dutch Bulb Fields at Keukenhof Flower Gardens - Take a Mini Cruise Break :)
Going on a ski holiday, but looking for a way to reduce the cost? Pack your car with all your gear and take the ferry to Europe & drive to your ski resort.
Take your car onboard one of DFDS Seaways cruise ferries this winter, and save pounds travelling to your favourite ski-ing destination.

With no airport parking costs and baggage restrictions, you can pack your car with everything you may need for your perfect ski-ing holiday, whether its your favourite snowboard, or that extra jumper that thought you would have to leave at home.

Departing the ferry terminal early evening, cruise overnight to one or our ports in northern Europe. After a refreshing sleep in your en-suite cabin, continue your journey the moment you get off the ship.

With no hanging around at the airport to get your hands on your rental car, you are free to drive your own car with peace of mind that you are in a car you know.
Choose luxury holiday lodges in England, Scotland & Wales - Find the best lodge accommodation in Lake District, DorsetSomerset, Devon & Cornwall. Hot tubs :)
An Evans Evans full day tour of London will bring history to life, featuring the Tower of London, St. Pauls Cathedral, the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and the River Thames. Evans Evans offer a range of day tours out of London, including Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath; Oxford, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick Castle; Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover; and The Enchanting Cotswolds. Tour now!
Bob Buttercup Your friendly online holiday ideas consultant!