Cruise and Helicopter Combo Reef Tours

Tour Code: 558

Prices From

au$489

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

Child: au$489.00
Family: au$1,956.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

From Cairns enjoy a spectacular scenic helicopter flight above one of the world’s greatest natural wonders the Great Barrier Reef, spend time snorkelling and diving the reef from an outer reef pontoon nestled upon the pristine waters on Moore Reef. Try a fly/cruise, cruise/fly or fly both ways.

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Highlights

  • Discover one of the great natural wonders of the world with a scenic helicopter flight and a reef cruise Fly above the Great Barrier Reef in a luxury helicopter and make the most of the endless photo opportunities    
  • Take a walk through the Underwater Observatory and learn about the Great Barrier Reef’s marine life with the onboard Touch Tank experience

Perfect Selfie

  • Have your camera in hand as you soar above the Great Barrier Reef in a luxury helicopter. The aircraft’s large viewing windows provide endless selfie opportunities! 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Full and Half Day Scenic Flight and Great Barrier Reef Tours

The ultimate way to experience the Great Barrier Reef from above and below the water.

Departing from Cairns, there are a number of reef tour options to choose from.

Boat cruise out to the reef and enjoy a scenic helicopter flight back, fly out and cruise back or for those short on time, enjoy a return scenic flight to and from the outer reef pontoon.

Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, a few hours relaxing upon the outer reef pontoon and enjoying the many in water activities such as scuba diving, helmet diving on offer.

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Included In Price

  • Scenic reef helicopter flight
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Snorkelling equipment and flotation devices
  • Semi-submersible boat tour
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Fully enclosed kids pool
  • Underwater observatory
  • Fish feeding presentation
  • Freshwater showers and change room
  • Giant waterslide
  • Sun deck
  • Marine life touch tank
  • Reef presentation on selected tours
  • Tea and coffee on selected tours
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • 9.30am cruise/fly
  • 11.25pm fly/cruise
Departure Instructions
  • Cruise Out / Fly Return Tour: Departs at 9:30am from Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns
  • Fly Out / Cruise Return Tour:Departs at 11:30am from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns
  • Fly Out / Fly Return Tour:Departs at 11:25am from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Cruise Out / Fly Return Tour:Check in at the Sunlover Reef Cruises office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns between 8:30am and 9:15am. Return coach transfers from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns northern beaches can be purchased at an additional cost. If transfers are purchased, pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Fly Out / Cruise Return Tour:You can check in at the Nautilus Aviation office Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure. Return coach transfers from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns northern beaches can be purchased at an additional cost. If transfers are purchased, pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Fly Out / Fly Return Tour:Courtesy return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove are included. Transfers from Port Douglas available at an additional cost. 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
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Moore Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day

What to Bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Cash or credit card
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns or Cairns northern beaches accommodation available at additional cost
  • Upgrade to an Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive
  • Upgrade to Seawalker Helmet Diving tour
  • Upgrade to Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Lockers avaialable for hire
  • Lycra suits, wet suits and prescription masks available for hire
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Seawalker helmet diving tour – minimum age 12 years
  • Scuba diving – all participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving
  • 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.
Child Policy
  • 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
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions page here 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.
Additional Information

Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
From Cairns enjoy a spectacular scenic helicopter flight above one of the world’s greatest natural wonders the Great Barrier Reef, spend time snorkelling and diving the reef from an outer reef pontoon nestled upon the pristine waters on Moore Reef. Try a fly/cruise, cruise/fly or fly both ways.

Read More

Highlights

  • Discover one of the great natural wonders of the world with a scenic helicopter flight and a reef cruise Fly above the Great Barrier Reef in a luxury helicopter and make the most of the endless photo opportunities    
  • Take a walk through the Underwater Observatory and learn about the Great Barrier Reef’s marine life with the onboard Touch Tank experience

Perfect Selfie

  • Have your camera in hand as you soar above the Great Barrier Reef in a luxury helicopter. The aircraft’s large viewing windows provide endless selfie opportunities! 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Full and Half Day Scenic Flight and Great Barrier Reef Tours

The ultimate way to experience the Great Barrier Reef from above and below the water.

Departing from Cairns, there are a number of reef tour options to choose from.

Boat cruise out to the reef and enjoy a scenic helicopter flight back, fly out and cruise back or for those short on time, enjoy a return scenic flight to and from the outer reef pontoon.

Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, a few hours relaxing upon the outer reef pontoon and enjoying the many in water activities such as scuba diving, helmet diving on offer.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Scenic reef helicopter flight
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Snorkelling equipment and flotation devices
  • Semi-submersible boat tour
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Fully enclosed kids pool
  • Underwater observatory
  • Fish feeding presentation
  • Freshwater showers and change room
  • Giant waterslide
  • Sun deck
  • Marine life touch tank
  • Reef presentation on selected tours
  • Tea and coffee on selected tours
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • 9.30am cruise/fly
  • 11.25pm fly/cruise
Departure Instructions
  • Cruise Out / Fly Return Tour: Departs at 9:30am from Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns
  • Fly Out / Cruise Return Tour:Departs at 11:30am from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns
  • Fly Out / Fly Return Tour:Departs at 11:25am from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Cruise Out / Fly Return Tour:Check in at the Sunlover Reef Cruises office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns between 8:30am and 9:15am. Return coach transfers from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns northern beaches can be purchased at an additional cost. If transfers are purchased, pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Fly Out / Cruise Return Tour:You can check in at the Nautilus Aviation office Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure. Return coach transfers from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns northern beaches can be purchased at an additional cost. If transfers are purchased, pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Fly Out / Fly Return Tour:Courtesy return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove are included. Transfers from Port Douglas available at an additional cost. 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
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Moore Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day

What to Bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Cash or credit card
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns or Cairns northern beaches accommodation available at additional cost
  • Upgrade to an Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive
  • Upgrade to Seawalker Helmet Diving tour
  • Upgrade to Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Lockers avaialable for hire
  • Lycra suits, wet suits and prescription masks available for hire
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Seawalker helmet diving tour – minimum age 12 years
  • Scuba diving – all participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving
  • 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.
Child Policy
  • 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
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions page here 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.
Additional Information

Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 558

Prices From

au$489

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

Child: au$489.00
Family: au$1,956.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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