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 Great Barrier Reef tours and a 40 minute scenic flight journey with different combinations for you to choose from dependant on the time you have to spare whilst on holiday in Far North Queensland.
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.
Or choose option 2. which begins with a half day tour to go snorkelling at Green Island in the morning and then enjoy a 40 minute scenic flight from Cairns in the afternoon.
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.
Dependant on your choice of tour option number 1. or option 2. Your Green Island tour includes the following
Option 2. )
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.
Departs at 7:00am approx - Returns at 5:00pm (approx)
Cairns Northern Beaches
January - December
Excludes Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Option 1.) Full day
Option 2.) Half day
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.