Cairns Helicopter Flights - Reef & Rainforest - 60 Min Helicopter Scenic Flight |ZM

Tour Code: 1036

Departing: Cairns

Helicopter Flight 60 Min Reef & Rainforest
  • Cairns helicopter flight combining the lush green rainforests and the azure blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef on a 60 minute scenic flight is the ultimate way to explore these two World Heritage Listed sites. 
  • Some of the sights you will see from the seat of your helicopter are Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Mt Yarrabah, Green Island, Arlington Reef, and Vlasoff sand cay.  
  • On the rainforest section of your 60 minute helicpter flight you will see the Barron Gorge falls, Kuranda, Crystal Cascades, Lake Morris, Redlynch Valley, Palm cove and Double Island.

Included In Price

  • 60 Minute Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Scenic Flight

Cairns helicopter scenic flight combining a spectacular rainforest and Great Barrier Reef land and sea flight. In 60 minutes, cruise over 120km from Cairns city and surrounding beaches.

Climb over the Great Dividing Range passing Lake Morris, Barron falls and Kuranda before heading out to highlights of the Great Barrier Reef, Upolo and Vlassof Sand Cays, Arlington Reef and Green Island.

Combine the best of our two World Heritage listed environments in a single helicopter flight experience. Book our Reef and Rainforest fusion helicopter flight and settle in for the ultimate highlight reel.

Tracking out towards Green Island we'll pass Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape and Mt Yarrabah. Passing Green Island, we continue our journey to the north across Arlington Reef, one of the largest reefs in the Marine Park and onto stunning Vlasoff sand cay.

Book on the day or let your pilot know during the helicopter flight if you'd like to land, get your feet wet and capture the ultimate photograph in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef on a remote sand cay.

Departing from Vlasoff sand cay we'll track over Upolu Cay and head west. Crossing the coast you'll have panoramic views over the northern beaches, Palm Cove and Double Island as we soar over the Great Dividing Range to the rainofrest village of Kuranda and the amazing Barron Falls cscading 850 feet down into the Barron gorge below.

From there we'll track to the south on passing the Redlynch Valley, Crystal Cascades and finally descending over Lake Morris with views over Cairns city from 2,000 feet as we make our way back to Cairns Airport.

If you are a cruise ship passenger looking for the best shore tours in Cairns read more on our cruise ship shore tours page.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Departure time confirmed at time of booking

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Michaelmas Cay
  • Arlington Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



60 Minutes

Available for Purchase / Hire

In flight video

Fitness Level Required



Weight variances greater than 10% of that advised at the time of booking may incur additional charges and/or luggage allowances being reduced. Operator reserves the right to refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee.

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

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  • Children 2 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price.
  • Children aged 2 years to 13 years must be accompanied by an adult on all flights.
  • Children who have not yet reached their 2nd birthday are classified as infants and may travel free of charge (seated on a parent/guardian’s lap utilising a company provided infant seat belt restraint).
  • Only one (1) infant is permitted to travel in an aircraft.
  • Please notify us at the time if booking advise if passengers are travelling with infants

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

  • In order to receive a 100% refund - Zoom Helicopters must be notified a minimum of 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time. 
  • Cancellations notified between 24 and 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time, qualify for a 50% refund. 
  • If booking is cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled departure date/time – no refund will apply.  If passengers are ‘no shows’ for a pick-up or flight, a 100% cancellation fee applies. 

Cairns Helicopter Flights - Reef & Rainforest - 60 Min Helicopter Scenic Flight |ZM

Tour Code: 1036

Departing: Cairns

Helicopter Flight 60 Min Reef & Rainforest



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$699.00
Family: au$2,796.00

Tour Code: 1036



14 yrs & over

2 - 13 yrs

0 - 1 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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