This is the ultimate tropical rainforest experience. Enjoy a return scenic helicopter flight from Cairns and over two World Heritage listed sites, the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforest.
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.
Your private charter scenic helicopter flight departs from Cairns, and includes a return flight over the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Departure times are flexible
Departs from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns
January - December
6 hours approx
Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests
Guests over 110 kg may be subject to additional charge.
Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 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: 561