Great Barrier Reef, Australia Helicopter Tour

Great Barrier Reef, Australia Helicopter Tour
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The world’s largest barrier reef extends 1,600 miles along the Coral Sea off Australia’s northeast coast. It nurtures diverse marine life—and even the occasional romance.

Sydney-based personal assistant Amy Harrison got engaged during a helicopter tour over the reef. “We hovered over the famous heart reef, where my boyfriend presented me with a sapphire ring,” she says. “The pilot was caught off-guard and jolted the helicopter slightly, but he was pretty happy for us!”

The Ride: Hamilton Island Air’s Whitehaven Beach Picnic experience goes over the Whitsundays Islands and reef then lands at Whitehaven Beach for a champagne picnic. Click on Whitsunday wedding destinations and plan your romantic wedding in one of the most beautiful islands in Australia.

$433 per person for two hours, includes picnic with sparkling wine, beach gear, and hotel pickup. Whitehaven Photo Scenic: $215 per person for 20 minutes.

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Anthony Selden

Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

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