Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flight | Cairns Sandy Cay Experience

Tour Code: 97

Prices From

au$899

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

Child: au$899.00
Family: au$3,596.00

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

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Imagine it now… landing by helicopter on the white sandy shores of your very own secluded sand cay in the heart of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. If you’re looking for the ultimate Tropical North Queensland experience, this is it!

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Highlights

  • Experience spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your luxury helicopter Relax and unwind on your very own private and secluded sand island cay in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Enjoy gourmet catering complete with a glass of sparkling wine or beer Snorkel the fringing coral gardens and colourful reefs surrounding the cay Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary onboard your flight

Perfect Selfie

  • Nestled in the heart of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, you will have plenty of selfie opportunities from the white sandy shores of your very own secluded Sand Cay 

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

Itinerary

Sandy Cay Escape with Scenic Helicopter Transfers – Cairns

Reward yourself and a loved one with a return scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, before landing at the white sands, crystal clear waters and fringing coral reefs of Vlassoff Cay. Enjoy 2 hours upon your secluded sand cay complete with snorkeling, your very own picnic rug, umbrella and beach chairs and a gourmet meal and refreshments. 

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Included In Price

  • Spectacular flight to and from the Cay
  • Gourmet Meal
  • Sparkeling Wine or Beer
  • Orange Juice and Water
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Courtsey Transfers
  • Beach chair, umbrellas and picnic blanket
  • Lycra Suits
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departs on Demand - Tide and availability dependent

Departure Instructions

Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Middle Cay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Flight departure times and availability are affected by tide conditions.

Duration

2 hours (approx)

What to Bring
  • Towel
  • Swimmers
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sun cream
  • Camera
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Guests body and luggage weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required. Please contact us if you are a sole traveler
  • Undine Sand Cay & Vlasoff Sand Cay are public cays which cannot be reserved as such. If it is already occupied on the day of travel, either by another aviation operator or passengers from a vessel, due to safety regulations we are not permitted to land.
  • Our alternative beach landing site in Port Douglas is Castaways Beach and in Cairns is Turtle Beach. Both are idyllic beaches backed by rainforest, but without reef (& therefore not a snorkelling spot). Please be advised no refund will be issued if the sites are occupied. We prefer to offer early morning departures (around 7:30am) as this decreases the chance of the cay already being occupied. Weekends, Public and School Holiday’s increase the chance of others occupying the cay & are recommended avoiding if possible
  • We require sea tides to be below 2.1m in order to land on the sandy cay.

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.

 

  • The pilot makes the final decision regarding the continuation of any flight and may terminate the flight at any time if he/she deems it unsafe to proceed
  • Subject to weather, tides or the cay being occupied – we reserve the right to visit an alternative site.
  • Cancellations must be advised at least 24 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee
Additional Information

Minimum 2 passengers

Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
Imagine it now… landing by helicopter on the white sandy shores of your very own secluded sand cay in the heart of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. If you’re looking for the ultimate Tropical North Queensland experience, this is it!

Read More

Highlights

  • Experience spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your luxury helicopter Relax and unwind on your very own private and secluded sand island cay in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Enjoy gourmet catering complete with a glass of sparkling wine or beer Snorkel the fringing coral gardens and colourful reefs surrounding the cay Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary onboard your flight

Perfect Selfie

  • Nestled in the heart of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, you will have plenty of selfie opportunities from the white sandy shores of your very own secluded Sand Cay 

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

Itinerary

Sandy Cay Escape with Scenic Helicopter Transfers – Cairns

Reward yourself and a loved one with a return scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, before landing at the white sands, crystal clear waters and fringing coral reefs of Vlassoff Cay. Enjoy 2 hours upon your secluded sand cay complete with snorkeling, your very own picnic rug, umbrella and beach chairs and a gourmet meal and refreshments. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Spectacular flight to and from the Cay
  • Gourmet Meal
  • Sparkeling Wine or Beer
  • Orange Juice and Water
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Courtsey Transfers
  • Beach chair, umbrellas and picnic blanket
  • Lycra Suits
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departs on Demand - Tide and availability dependent

Departure Instructions

Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Middle Cay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Flight departure times and availability are affected by tide conditions.

Duration

2 hours (approx)

What to Bring
  • Towel
  • Swimmers
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sun cream
  • Camera
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Guests body and luggage weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required. Please contact us if you are a sole traveler
  • Undine Sand Cay & Vlasoff Sand Cay are public cays which cannot be reserved as such. If it is already occupied on the day of travel, either by another aviation operator or passengers from a vessel, due to safety regulations we are not permitted to land.
  • Our alternative beach landing site in Port Douglas is Castaways Beach and in Cairns is Turtle Beach. Both are idyllic beaches backed by rainforest, but without reef (& therefore not a snorkelling spot). Please be advised no refund will be issued if the sites are occupied. We prefer to offer early morning departures (around 7:30am) as this decreases the chance of the cay already being occupied. Weekends, Public and School Holiday’s increase the chance of others occupying the cay & are recommended avoiding if possible
  • We require sea tides to be below 2.1m in order to land on the sandy cay.

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.

 

  • The pilot makes the final decision regarding the continuation of any flight and may terminate the flight at any time if he/she deems it unsafe to proceed
  • Subject to weather, tides or the cay being occupied – we reserve the right to visit an alternative site.
  • Cancellations must be advised at least 24 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee
Additional Information

Minimum 2 passengers

Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 97

Prices From

au$899

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

Child: au$899.00
Family: au$3,596.00

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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