Take in all that North Queensland has on offer on an epic 5 hour scenic helicopter flight that will fly you above region’s Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, lush rainforest, Undara Lava Tubes and diverse outback landscape.
This is the ultimate in private charter helicopter flights in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland to enable you to see the dramatic landscapes of the Great Barrier Reef and outback Queensland, Australia in just one day.
This 5 hour scenic helicopter tour includes the best of all that Queensland’s north has on offer. Departing from Cairns, your private charter helicopter journey will lead you above lush rainforests, the mighty Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, the region’s stunning coastline and over the red and orange sands of the rugged Queensland outback.
Land at Undara to enjoy a guided tour of the stunning Lava Tubes at Undara Volcanic National Park before flying above the southern hemisphere’s tallest single drop waterfall, Wallamin Falls.
This expedition style helicopter tour is ideal for those short on time or those who are adventurerers and simply seek to experience the beauty of North Queensland in the most scenic and epic ways, in just one day.
This Cairns private charter helicopter flight tour is definitely one for the bucket list.
Discover the best of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland from above on this 5 hour scenic helicopter tour.
Departing from Cairns, the flight will lead across the World Hertiage listed Great Barrier Reef, Blencoe Falls, Wallamin Falls, Johnston River Gorge, the Great Dividing Range and Hinchinbrook Island, complete with a landing at Undara Lava Tubes for a guided tour of the world famous Undara Volcanic National Park.
Your private charter helicopter scenic flying tour begins with a pick up from your accommodation in Cairns.
Return transfers from Port Douglas to the Cairns departure terminus at Cairns airport are available at an extra cost.
Your pick up time and location will be provided at the time of booking.
You will be greeted by your local guide as you board the Helicopter in preparation for your 5 hour Tropical North Queensland scenic flight.
Each guest is provided with a headset and in flight commentary from your pilot and guide as you learn about Australia's unique landscape.
Your helicopter journey begins as you fly south of Cairns and over the mountains and highlands of Australia's Great Dividing Range.
Be prepared for the natural spectacle below as you take in the the stunning coastline of the Cairns region and its lush tropical rainforests from above.
Soon your helicopter will arrive at a saddle nestled between Queensland’s two tallest mountains, Mt Bellenden Ker and Mt Bartle Frere.
Your pilot will guide right above the mighty Johnston River as you marvel at the flowing waters carving their way through the rainforest.
From here your journey will continue across the Great Dividing Range, the third largest of its kind in Australia.
Watch as the lush greenery slowly transcends into the highlands and mountainous ranges below as you make your way towards Undara Lava Tubes Volcanic National Park.
Here your helicopter will touch down at the foot of this natural wonder as you prepare for your guided tour.
Learn of the region’s rich volcanic history and travel back in time to Godwana. The national park is home to extinct volcanic craters and the infamous Lava Tubes that wind their way throughout this natural wonder.
Enjoy a lunch before re-boarding your helicopter to enjoy the remaining scenery of your journey.
As your helicopter journey's further south you will soon arrive above two of the region’s most stunning of natural wonders, Blencoe Falls and Wallaman Falls.
Wallaman Falls is the longest single drop waterfall in the southern hemisphere reaching 268 metres in height.
Have your camera ready as you watch the white waters flowing from the mountain ridge at the top to the lush tropical gully below.
Blencoe Falls sits at the top of a granite escarpment, flowing 230 metres to the base of the gorge. Nestled within the open woodlands, forests and towering cliffs of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, these natural wonders are a majestic sight from the air.
As you make your back towards the coastline, your journey will soon have you flying above the white sands, towering rainforest peaks and tropical blue waters of Hinchinbrook Island. This protected national park is primarily uninhabited and boasts some of the region’s most unique flora and fauna
After snapping some amazing photos of Hinchinbrook Island, your private charter scenic helicopter flight will begin its journey back to Cairns as you make your way across the world’s largest living organism, Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Marvel at the white sandy coastline bordering the Coral Sea as you make you way across some of the region’s most stunning tropical islands. The reef is home to around 2,000 individual reef systems and as you gly above this wonder of the world, you will truly gain a sense of just how diverse and significant the Tropical North Queensland landscape really is.
Your journey back to Cairns will have you flying above Fitzroy Island, Frankland Island and Dunk Island, the closest islands to the mainland.
Farewell to the rugged outback of Australia, the blue azure waters, white sandy coastline and lush tropical greenery as your helicopter makes its descent back to Cairns.
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Departs Cairns General Aviation
January - December
Closed Christmas Day
Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation
Weight: Up to 136 Kg / 300 Lb
All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 366