Deluxe Reef Explorer - 40-Minute Helicopter Flight

Tour Code: 101

Prices From

au$499

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

Child: au$499.00
Family: au$1,996.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

A scenic helicopter flight is the ultimate way to truly experience the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef. With 40 minute flights departing from both Cairns and Port Douglas, the Deluxe Reef Explorer tour will allow you to take in the best of the reef in a short period of time.

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Highlights

  • Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky
  • Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary Discover the region’s stunning coastlines, beaches and rainforest from above

Perfect Selfie

  • With clear windows and small groups, you will have plenty of photo opportunities on your scenic flight
  • If departing from Cairns, snap a selfie as you soar above the white sandy beaches, fringing reefs and lush rainforest of Green Island
  • If departing from Port Douglas, have your camera prepared as you fly above the stunning and colourful reef formations of Tongue Reef and Batt Reef 

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

Itinerary

Deluxe Reef Explorer 40 Minute Scenic Flight – Cairns

Your scenic flight from Cairns will have you taking in the sights of Arlington Reef, Michaelmas Cay, Middle Cay, Upolo Cay, Vlasoff Cay, Oyster Reef and Green Island.

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Included In Price

  • Spectacular Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Courtesy return transfers
  • In flight commentary
  • Small group size (up to 12)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions
  • Departs from Cairns or Port Douglas
  • Pick times and location will br provided at time of booking
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • False Cape
  • Middle Cay
  • Upolu Cay & Reef
  • Arlington Reef
  • Cape Flattery
  • Green Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Charters are available upon request

Duration

40 minutes

What to Bring
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions

Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of reservation being. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.

Weight: Up to 110 Kg / 243 Lb

Child Policy
  • One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday 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 for details prior to booking.

No refund if booking is cancelled or amended within 24 hours of departure.

Additional Information

(Minimum of 2 passengers)

Containes notes on wheelchair accessContaines notes for the visually impairedContaines notes for the hearing impaired
Wheelchair Accessibility

Approx. 2 steps 1 foot (30cm) into aircraft

Number of Steps

Ramp access to pier helipad,Scenic flights have no mobility restrictions (assistance from carer required for passengers with little or no mobility).

Visually Impaired Notes

Audio information available in English and Chinese with headsets

Hearing Impaired Information

Visual information provided; safety/local area/facts.

Facilities

1 x wheelchair accessible toilet located at the Cairns Heli Centre,Ramp access to pier helipad,Cargo storage for collapsible wheelchairs (size and dimensions dependant on helicopter),Wheelchair storage at office for scenic flights

Activities

Jetrangers and AS350 helicopters would be suitable to carry ‘larger’ items such as mobility devices, please advise of requirements on booking.

Additional Information

A minimum of 2 full paying passengers are required to confirm a flight, a discount is possible for the carer after these seats are filled.
Transfers

Tarago x 1 regular step

Hiace x 2 regular steps

Wheelchair taxi

Disabled parking at both office sites

A scenic helicopter flight is the ultimate way to truly experience the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef. With 40 minute flights departing from both Cairns and Port Douglas, the Deluxe Reef Explorer tour will allow you to take in the best of the reef in a short period of time.

Read More

Highlights

  • Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky
  • Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary Discover the region’s stunning coastlines, beaches and rainforest from above

Perfect Selfie

  • With clear windows and small groups, you will have plenty of photo opportunities on your scenic flight
  • If departing from Cairns, snap a selfie as you soar above the white sandy beaches, fringing reefs and lush rainforest of Green Island
  • If departing from Port Douglas, have your camera prepared as you fly above the stunning and colourful reef formations of Tongue Reef and Batt Reef 

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

Itinerary

Deluxe Reef Explorer 40 Minute Scenic Flight – Cairns

Your scenic flight from Cairns will have you taking in the sights of Arlington Reef, Michaelmas Cay, Middle Cay, Upolo Cay, Vlasoff Cay, Oyster Reef and Green Island.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Spectacular Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Courtesy return transfers
  • In flight commentary
  • Small group size (up to 12)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions
  • Departs from Cairns or Port Douglas
  • Pick times and location will br provided at time of booking
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • False Cape
  • Middle Cay
  • Upolu Cay & Reef
  • Arlington Reef
  • Cape Flattery
  • Green Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Charters are available upon request

Duration

40 minutes

What to Bring
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions

Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of reservation being. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.

Weight: Up to 110 Kg / 243 Lb

Child Policy
  • One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday 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 for details prior to booking.

No refund if booking is cancelled or amended within 24 hours of departure.

Additional Information

(Minimum of 2 passengers)

Tour Code: 101

Prices From

au$499

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

Child: au$499.00
Family: au$1,996.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

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