qualia resort activity of luxury Heart Island experience showing aerial of boat amongst reef

Journey to the Heart

Explore the breathtaking wonder of the Great Barrier Reef and journey to Heart Reef.

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qualia experience of Journey to the Heart featuring luxury pontoon near Heart Island in Great Barrier Reef

Journey to the Heart

qualia's Journey to the Heart tour is the ultimate Great Barrier Reef adventure to the iconic Heart Reef. The tour starts with a 30-minute helicopter flight over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and Heart Reef, before landing on the private Heart Island pontoon helipad. Swim and snorkel in the lagoon close to the beating heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Features at a Glance

What You'll Love
  • Helicopter scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the Great Barrier Reef to iconic Heart Reef
  • Swim and snorkel the lagoon
  • Take a glass bottom boat around Heart Reef
  • Shared tour for up to six guests
What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Flat soled shoes
  • Warm jacket or clothing for after swimming
  • VIP return transfers to Hamilton Island Air
  • Return 60-minute scenic helicopter flight over Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Island, Hook Island Passage and Heart Reef
  • Exclusive use of the Heart Island pontoon with a maximum of six guests
  • 90-minutes at Heart Island pontoon
  • Snorkelling equipment, towels, sunscreen
  • Beverages
  • qualia catering additional and available at an extra charge
  • 3-hour experience
Opening Hours

Operates daily.

Departure times vary.

Pricing and Bookings

$1,270 per person
Maximum six guests

Pre-booking is required. Please contact our qualia luxury concierge to confirm booking and catering arrangements on guestservices@qualia.com.au or +61 7 4948 9222.


This information should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.


Click here for Terms and Conditions
Minimum age is 14yrs. Availability is weather dependent and subject to change at the discretion of the operator. For cancellations within 24hrs, 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited.

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