Cairns Scenic Flight - 40 Minute Scenic Flight & Green Island Combo Deal | GSL

Tour Code: 949

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

40 Min Flight & Half Day Snorkel Tour
  • Begin your day with a panoramic perspective of Cairns, Green Island, and the magnificent Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy an afternoon on beautiful Green Island where you will enjoy a buffet lunch do some snorkelling or a glass bottom boat tour and then stroll around this tropical island to admire the views. 
  • Glide gracefully above these wonders aboard a high-wing aircraft, ensuring every passenger enjoys a guaranteed window seat.

Included In Price

  • Pick up from your accommodation in the morning (No PM transfer included)
  • 40 Minute Scenic Flight & transfer to Cairns Marlin Marina to board your vessel to Green Island
  • 4 Hours on Green Island
  • Snorkelling Equipment OR Glass Bottom Boat (Free choice of 1 option)
  • Buffet Lunch

This Cairns scenic flight and Green Island combo tour will leave you with a true understanding of why the Great Barrier Reef is known as one of natures true wonders of the world.

We have on offer two amazing activities in one day a 40 minute scenic flight and a cruise to Green Island.

Start your day with a 40-minute low-level scenic flight departing from Cairns taking you above the tropical islands, coral reefs and white sandy cays of the Great Barrier Reef before spending the day on Green Island.

Imagine it now, soaring above Green Island and the coral gardesn you are about to snorkel, above the unique sand islands and coral cays nestled within the marine park and spotting for marine life!

Coupled with an experienced pilot guide, this Great Barrier Reef and scenic flight combo package tour will leave you with a true understanding of why the Great Barrier Reef is known as one of the wonders of the world.

Returning to Cairns, your adventure will continue as you embark on a full day island tour to Green Island.

Boasting white sandy beaches, true rainforest and an abundance of colourful corals and marine life, you will find yourself surrounded by tropical paradise.

Cairns Scenic Flight - 40-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight

Your 40 minute airplane scenic flight journey will begin from Cairns General Aviation and you will be given a safety briefing and settled into you planes window seats to fly your way towards the Great Barrier Reef and over the northern beaches of Cairns.

Soon your eyes will be welcomed by the crystal clear blue waters and unique coral reef formations of the Great Barrier Reef as you make your way to your first destination, Green Island.

As you continue further above the Great Barrier Reef, you will soon cast your eyes upon the stunning Arlington Reef system.

Upon the marine park, your scenic flight pilot will guide you above Upolo Cay, a white, uninhabited sand island and a fantastic spectacle for those looking to snap a few holiday photos.

Continuing on your journey, you will fly above Michealmas Cay and Middle Cay.

Your low-level aircraft provides the perfect vantage point to spot for marine life as you make your way back to Cairns.

Keep your eyes peeled for Dugongs, Whales, Sharks and if you are lucky, Sea Turtles.

Your scenic flight will then make its voyage back to Cairns.

Upon arrival, you will be provided with a complimentary bus transfer to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. 

Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour

From Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal you will board your ferry boat to cruise across to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Your Green Island tour includes the following:

A day on Green Island
Buffet lunch
Glass bottom boat tour OR snorkel equipment hire

As the ferry boat makes its way to Green Island, you will now get to take in the sights of the Great Barrier Reef from under the water.

Upon arrival on the island, your guide will provide you with an overview of the activities and experiences on offer.

Bask in the sunshine on the island’s white sandy beach, learn of the unique coral formations on a glass bottom tour, enjoy a self guided walk or fish feeding or hire a snorkel and explore the island’s fringing reefs.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Departs at 8:00am approx - Returns at 5:00pm (approx)

Pickup Locations


  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Green Island
  • Bird-eye view of Cairns, Green Island, the Great Barrier Reef PLUS Green Island itself
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



9 hours (approx)

Fitness Level Required



Weight: Up to 125 Kg / 276 Lb

Additional Information
  • Minimum numbers must be reached for tour to go ahead
  • Flight Terms: all flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control.
  • GSL Aviation may use photographs of clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, if you do not consent please advise GSL Aviation.
  • Weather can affect our flight schedules, please contact us 24 hours prior to flight time to confirm flight.

Pack a bag as if you were going to the beach including your camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, beach towel, water and cash/credit card for purchase on the island

Child rate from 3 - 14 years. Children ages 0-2 travel for free on parents lap

Cancellation Policy:

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.

Operator’s Cancellation Policy:

100% cancellation fee applies for no-shows or cancellations within 24 hours; this includes any requests to reschedule.

Passengers who fail to arrive at the scheduled time or failed to load will be classed as 'no-show' and no refund will be given.

Should the weather not be suitable for your scenic flight in the morning, the flight portion will be refunded. If you wish to reschedule the flight to another day, you will need to arrange your own transportation.

Maximum weight per passenger is 125kg.

Cairns Scenic Flight - 40 Minute Scenic Flight & Green Island Combo Deal | GSL

Tour Code: 949

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

40 Min Flight & Half Day Snorkel Tour



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

Child: au$279.00
Family: au$1,216.00

Tour Code: 949



15 yrs & over

3 - 14 yrs

0 - 2 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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