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Heart Reef, Airlie Beach

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
In the Great Barrier Reef, a composition of coral shaped into a heart forms Heart Reef, which you can see from the air. Take ride on a seaplane or helicopter for the best views. It is not possible to swim at the Heart Reef due to its protected status. Plan to see Heart Reef and other attractions that appeal to you using our Airlie Beach itinerary planner.
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  • Smaller than I expected, but still worth the trip in the small airplane. Just a 20 minute flight from Hamilton Island. On a perfect day, you will find no better place to look down at Earth! 
  • We did the helicopter over the reef and it was Spectacular! Worth the money! Can't believe that it's not man-made! 
  • We did a flight over the Reef including Heart Reef and it was lovely to see the Great Barrier Reef in all its glory. You only see Heart Reef for a few seconds though. The rest of the reef is more amaz...  read more »
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