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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
A truly unique experience, this Seawlker Helmet diving tour will have you getting up close and personal with the marine life and coral formations of Green Island’s fringing reef.
You will be equipped with a helmet that allows you to breathe normally underwater and a wetsuit and weight belt.
You will join your Seawalker guide as you make your way along the sandy bottom of the ocean through coral gardens.
You will have the opportunity to spot for hundreds of species of fish and corals, no doubt a selfie with Gavin the very famous Parrot Fish.
This tour is only applicable for those guests who have chosen combo package tour deal option 1.
Explore beyond the island’s fringing reefs on a Green Island Snorkel Tour to the off island reefs.
This unique experience will have you travelling to one of the best reef sites in Green Island along with an experienced guide.
Spot for marine life, discover colourful corals and explore the reef’s stunning under water wonders.
Introductory scuba dives are also available and should be requested at time of booking.
This option is only available for those guests who chose option 1.
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Departs at 8:00am approx - Returns at 5:00pm (approx)
Passengers must reconfirm their flight before leaving Green Island, please see staff on board the boat if you require any assistance
January - December
9 hours (approx)
Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb
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
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 afternoon, the flight portion will be refunded. If you wish to reschedule the flight to another day, you will need to arrange your own transportation.
SPECIAL T&Cs: 1.Minimum numbers apply. 2.Promo operates on selected departure dates. 3. Aged 0 to 2 years old travel for free. 4.100% cancellation fee applies for cancellations within 24 hours, or no-shows. 5.Maximum weight per passenger is 125kg 6. Terms and Conditions are correct at time of print; our current terms and conditions can be found on our website https://gslaviation.com.au/ 7. Tours are operating under our COVID-Safe Plan.