Australia, Heart Reef coral reef open to visitors

At less than 30 meters in diameter, the Heart Reef coral reef is located approximately 60 km northeast of Hamilton Island in Australia. Until now, this beautiful place could be admired from above, until recently a flight was the only way to see the beauty of this extraordinary tourist attraction. Now, it will also be possible to stay here longer.

Heart Reef, AustraliaHeart Reef, Australia – Tourism and Events Queensland

A luxury boat (Heart Island) is moored near the coral reef, you can only get here by private helicopter. This place can accommodate up to six people at a time, it provides excellent access to an area that has been inaccessible for years and is an ideal base for exploring the area, both underwater and above the water.

Heart Reef, AustraliaHeart Reef, Australia – Tourism and Events Queensland

The three-hour Heart Reef tour begins with a 30-minute helicopter flight from Hamilton Island. After landing travelers have 90 minutes to themselvesUnfortunately, diving and snorkeling on the reef itself is prohibited. You can, however, go on a cruise with a glass bottom boat that passes around the “Heart”, in the crystal clear waters of the neighboring lagoon there are plenty of corals to see.

On the way back, the pilot takes a scenic route, making a final flight over the Heart Reef before flying over Whitsunday Island, Hook Island and Whitehaven Beach.

Heart Island is only available to guests over the age of 14. The cost is 1100 AUD per person (3 thousand PLN).

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