Fly Your Own Helicopter

Tour Code: 562

Prices From

au$650

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

Child: au$650.00
Family: au$2,600.00

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

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A once in a lifetime opportunity, take the controls and fly your very own helicopter over Cairns and by the Great Barrier Reef. Complete with a pre and post flight briefing, your training flight will be led by a highly experienced instructor pilot.

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Highlights

  • Take the controls and fly your own helicopter 
  • Fly above Cairns, the stunning coastline and the Great Barrier Reef
  • Choose from 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours of air time
  • Enjoy a pre and post flight lesson led by a highly experienced instructor  

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie before boarding the helicopter to let your friends and family know that YOU will be flying the aircraft yourself 

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

Itinerary

You Fly – 30 minutes, 1 hour & 2 hour packages

A thrilling and unique experience that is most definitely worthy of a top spot on your bucket list. Take to the pilot’s seat and learn to fly your very own helicopter across the breath taking landscapes of Tropical North Queensland. Departing from Cairns, departure times are flexible and you have the opportunity to choose either 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours of air time. Your once in a lifetime journey will begin with a 30 minute pre flight briefing in the Hangar. Your highly experienced instructor pilot will provide you with all of the information that you will need for the training flight. Before you know it, you will be seated in the cock pit as you take off from the Cairns heli pad. Under the supervision of your instructor, you will then take the controls as you pilot your own scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef. Following your flight, you will undergo a 30 minute post flight briefing. Your flight time can be counted towards your qualification. A truly memorable and magical experience.

 

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Included In Price

  • Helicopter training flight led by highly trained instructor
  • 30 or 60 minutes air time
  • 30 minute pre flight briefing
  • 30 minute post flight briefing
  • Return transfers froom Cairns & Northen Beaches accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Departure times are flexible

Duration

30 minutes
1 hour

What to Bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Bottle of water
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Enclosed shoes
Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Those participating in the You Fly package must be proficient in English language
  • Comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear required
  • Participants will be asked to provide any health issues
  • 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

Minimum age 15 years

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.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
A once in a lifetime opportunity, take the controls and fly your very own helicopter over Cairns and by the Great Barrier Reef. Complete with a pre and post flight briefing, your training flight will be led by a highly experienced instructor pilot.

Read More

Highlights

  • Take the controls and fly your own helicopter 
  • Fly above Cairns, the stunning coastline and the Great Barrier Reef
  • Choose from 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours of air time
  • Enjoy a pre and post flight lesson led by a highly experienced instructor  

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie before boarding the helicopter to let your friends and family know that YOU will be flying the aircraft yourself 

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

Itinerary

You Fly – 30 minutes, 1 hour & 2 hour packages

A thrilling and unique experience that is most definitely worthy of a top spot on your bucket list. Take to the pilot’s seat and learn to fly your very own helicopter across the breath taking landscapes of Tropical North Queensland. Departing from Cairns, departure times are flexible and you have the opportunity to choose either 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours of air time. Your once in a lifetime journey will begin with a 30 minute pre flight briefing in the Hangar. Your highly experienced instructor pilot will provide you with all of the information that you will need for the training flight. Before you know it, you will be seated in the cock pit as you take off from the Cairns heli pad. Under the supervision of your instructor, you will then take the controls as you pilot your own scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef. Following your flight, you will undergo a 30 minute post flight briefing. Your flight time can be counted towards your qualification. A truly memorable and magical experience.

 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Helicopter training flight led by highly trained instructor
  • 30 or 60 minutes air time
  • 30 minute pre flight briefing
  • 30 minute post flight briefing
  • Return transfers froom Cairns & Northen Beaches accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Departure times are flexible

Duration

30 minutes
1 hour

What to Bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Bottle of water
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Enclosed shoes
Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Those participating in the You Fly package must be proficient in English language
  • Comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear required
  • Participants will be asked to provide any health issues
  • 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

Minimum age 15 years

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.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 562

Prices From

au$650

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

Child: au$650.00
Family: au$2,600.00

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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