Cairns Helicopter Tour - Ultimate Aboriginal Cultural Experience

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Private Charter Scenic

From

au$1,200.00

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

Child: au$1,200.00
Family: au$4,800.00

Tour Code: 561

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the northern coastline, the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest on a return scenic helicopter flight to the Daintree
  • Discover the rainforest and its uniqiue history, wildlife and nature on a half day 4WD Cultural Adventure tour
  • Learn about the Kuku Yalanji Indigenous Rainforest tribe with a local guide
  • Sample Aussie Bush Tucker, take a dip in a freshwater stream, visit ancient indigenous cultural sites, catch a mud crab, try your hand at spear throwing and learn about traditional Aboriginal hunting practices
  • Enjoy a lunch at Daintree Village with a glass of wine or beer  

Arriving in the Daintree Rainforest, by helicopter you will be met by a local Kuku Yalanji aboriginal tour guide before embarking on a half day 4WD cultural adventure through the rainforest.

Sample some Aussie bush tucker, catch a mud crab, try your hand at spear throwing and learn about the rainforest’s unique environment.

Your guide will lead you to ancient aboriginal cultural sites, waterfalls and freshwater streams, coastal habitats and share stories of the different foods and medicines that can be sourced from the rainforest’s unique flora and fauna.

Enjoy a one course lunch in the Daintree Village complete with a glass of wine or beer, before enjoying a return scenic flight back to Cairns

Experience The Daintree – Nature & Cultural Adventure Tour

Your private charter scenic helicopter flight departs from Cairns, and includes a return flight over the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage rainforest.

Fly above Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas and the northern coastline before arriving in the heart of the Daintree, the world’s oldest rainforest.

Here you will enjoy a half day 4WD Cultural Adventure tour led by a local aboriginal guide. Discover the rainforest, learn about the local aboriginal culture and history, sample some Aussie bush tucker and try traditional hunting practices.

Enjoy a one course lunch in Daintree Village with a glass of wine or beer, before boarding your helicoptert for your return scenic flight back to Cairns. 

Your Coach Awaits

Begin your day with a courtesy pick up in an air conditioned coach from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Palm Cove.

Return coach transfers from Port Douglas can also be arranged at an additional cost.

If you are self driving, you can check in at the Aviation office at General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure.

Pick up and departure times will be provided when booking. Upon arrival at the helicopter pad, you will be provided with a pre departure safety briefing before boarding the luxury helicopter.

Each guest will receive a head to set to enjoy in flight commentary throughout the flight. 

Scenic Helicopter Flight

Take off & be greeted with spectacular views of Cairns City & surrounds. Your pilot will provide commentary throughout the flight as you head north along the coastline enjoying views of Cairns northern beaches and its palm tree lined waters.

Flying over Palm Cove, Ellis Beach and Port Douglas, you will see the Great Barrier Reef to your right. To your left, you will see the rainforest clad mountains of World Heritage listed rainforest.

Keep your eyes peeled for the Daintree River and headland of Cape Tribulation as you begin your descent. Your helicopter offers great views & photo opportunities of natural wonders throughout your journey.

After around 40 minutes your heli will land deep in the Daintree Rainforest.

Half Day 4WD Cultural Adventure Tour

Upon arrival into the Daintree Rainforest, you will be met by your local Kuku Yalanji aboriginal guide who will lead you on your half day rainforest & cultural adventure.

Board the 4WD vehicle & begin your journey into the Daintree. Your local guide will share the stories, history & traditions of the local people as you learn of the unique flora, fauna & coastal habitats of the world’s oldest rainforest.

Visit aboriginal cultural sites and learn more about the unique environment. Try your hand at traditional hunting practices - catch a mud crab, try spear throwing, sample Aussie bush tucker.

 After a swim, you will then head to the Daintree Village Hotel for lunch & a glass of wine or beer. 

Return to Cairns

Feeling full and satisfied, you will then be transported back to the Daintree Rainforest helicopter pad before boarding your luxury helicopter.

Equipped with headsets, you will begin your 40 minute journey back to Cairns. Take in one last awe inspiring sight of the rich rainforest, sandy stretch of coastline and the Great Barrier Reef before arriing back to Cairns.

Returning to the Cairns heli pad, you will farewell your friendly pilot before enjoying return coach transfers to your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Palm Cove. 

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Included In Price

  • Return Helicopter Flight to the Daintree (approx. 80 minutes)
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Half day Walkabout Cultural Adventures Tour
  • Lunch in Daintree Village with a glass of wine or beer
  • Return transfers froom Cairns & Northen Beaches accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the Nautilus Aviation office Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • Daintree Rainforest
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

6 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions

Guests over 110 kg may be subject to additional charge.

Weight: Up to 110 Kg / 243 Lb

Additional Information
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight aspect of the tour
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes for walking in the water
  • Insect repellent
  • One infant under 3 years of age may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare

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.

  • Cancellations must be advised at least 48 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours and 48 hours of flight will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.

Cairns Helicopter Tour - Ultimate Aboriginal Cultural Experience

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Private Charter Scenic

From

au$1,200.00

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

Child: au$1,200.00
Family: au$4,800.00

Tour Code: 561

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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