Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights & Moore Reef

Tour Code: 553

Prices From

au$492

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

Child: au$492.00
Family: au$1,968.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with a fly cruise scenic helicopter flight and a boat cruise to Marine World, a pontoon nestled upon the outer Great Barrier Reef

Read More

Highlights

  • Be rewarded with panoramic views of the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef
  • Venture to Marine World, a two story pontoon nestled upon Moore Reef in the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Discover the underwater wonders of the reef on a Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Enjoy a tropical fish feeding led by an experienced Marine Biologist

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie from the comfort of your seat in a luxury helicopter as you soar above the Great Barrier Reef
  • Have your camera ready on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour. You may be able to snap a selfie with a playful Maori Wrasse 

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

Itinerary

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight & Marine World Tours

Departing from Cairns, there are number of tour options available that include a Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight and a boat cruise to Marine World, a pontoon nestled upon Moore Reef in the outer Great Barrier Reef. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Access to Marine World Pontoon
  • In flight commentary
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Semi-Submersible Tour
  • Marine biologist presentation
  • Coach transfers from Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove accommodation are available on selected tours
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

9.00am or 10.30am

Departure Instructions
  • For tours beginning with a cruise to Marine World:
  • 9:00am departure from Cairns Marlin Jetty
  • For tours beginning with a scenic helicopter flight:
  • 10:30am departure from Cairns central helipad
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Cruise Out & Fly Back Tour:
  • 8:00am – 8:30am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the Reef Magic office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns at 8:15am
  • Cruise Both Ways & 10 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight Tour:
  • Check in at Reef Magic office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns at 8:15am
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns and Cairns Northern Beaches are available at an additional cost
  • Fly Out Cruise Back Tour:
  • 9:30am – 10:00am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the GBR Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade
  • Pick times and location will be provided at time of booking
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef and Moore Reef Marine World
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Full day

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Return coach transfers from your Cairns accommodation if needed
  • Lockers available for hire at Marine World
  • Return coach transfers from your Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation if needed
  • Upgrade to Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive at Marine World
  • Upgrade to enjoy a massage at Marine World
  • Upgrade to a SEABOB Guided Snorkel Tour
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of booking. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Certified Divers must produce their certification card
  • All Diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire
  • SEABOB Guided Snorkel Tour – minimum age is 12 years
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving, Scuba Doo and Helmet Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving and helmet diving/scuba doo.
  • Participation is subject to medical questionnaires completed on board with the tour operator.
  • Minimum age for scuba diving and helmet diving/scuba doo is 12 years.
  • Flying after diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Intro Dive Medical Advanced Dive Medical Seawalker Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare
  • One infant under 3 years of age may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
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
  • Departure times to and from Marine World may vary due to weather conditions or other factors beyond control
  • 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 of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight aspect of the tour

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

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

Number of Steps

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

Boarding Access

No Wheelchair access from the Heli platform to the vessel

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,Cargo storage for collapsible wheelchairs (size and dimensions dependant on helicopter

Activities

Chair lift available on the saloon stairs between the upper and lower deck (must be able to move from wheelchair onto seat),900mm wide boarding gangway at the Cairns Marina (can be quite steep depending on the tides, may need assistance),Pontoon has wide aisles between picnic tables and flooring is suitable for wheelchairs.

Wheelchair accessible toilet and shower available on lower rear deck.

Additional Information

Snorkel platform has 10 stairs down to an in water bench seat (flotation devices such as pool noodles and jackets available).

Dive platform has 7 stairs down to an in water platform, certified and introductory diving available.

Semi-Submarine has 12 steep stairs at the bow and aft of the vessel.

The Underwater Observatory has 16 stairs on the entrance and 16 stairs on the exit.
Transfers

Tarago x 1 regular step

Hiace x 2 regular steps

Wheelchair taxi

Disabled parking at both office sites

Pre-order Local Transport

You must arrange your own local transport in advance.

Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with a fly cruise scenic helicopter flight and a boat cruise to Marine World, a pontoon nestled upon the outer Great Barrier Reef

Read More

Highlights

  • Be rewarded with panoramic views of the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef
  • Venture to Marine World, a two story pontoon nestled upon Moore Reef in the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Discover the underwater wonders of the reef on a Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Enjoy a tropical fish feeding led by an experienced Marine Biologist

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie from the comfort of your seat in a luxury helicopter as you soar above the Great Barrier Reef
  • Have your camera ready on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour. You may be able to snap a selfie with a playful Maori Wrasse 

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

Itinerary

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight & Marine World Tours

Departing from Cairns, there are number of tour options available that include a Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight and a boat cruise to Marine World, a pontoon nestled upon Moore Reef in the outer Great Barrier Reef. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Access to Marine World Pontoon
  • In flight commentary
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Semi-Submersible Tour
  • Marine biologist presentation
  • Coach transfers from Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove accommodation are available on selected tours
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

9.00am or 10.30am

Departure Instructions
  • For tours beginning with a cruise to Marine World:
  • 9:00am departure from Cairns Marlin Jetty
  • For tours beginning with a scenic helicopter flight:
  • 10:30am departure from Cairns central helipad
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Cruise Out & Fly Back Tour:
  • 8:00am – 8:30am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the Reef Magic office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns at 8:15am
  • Cruise Both Ways & 10 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight Tour:
  • Check in at Reef Magic office at Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns at 8:15am
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Cairns and Cairns Northern Beaches are available at an additional cost
  • Fly Out Cruise Back Tour:
  • 9:30am – 10:00am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the GBR Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade
  • Pick times and location will be provided at time of booking
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef and Moore Reef Marine World
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Full day

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Return coach transfers from your Cairns accommodation if needed
  • Lockers available for hire at Marine World
  • Return coach transfers from your Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation if needed
  • Upgrade to Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive at Marine World
  • Upgrade to enjoy a massage at Marine World
  • Upgrade to a SEABOB Guided Snorkel Tour
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of booking. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Certified Divers must produce their certification card
  • All Diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire
  • SEABOB Guided Snorkel Tour – minimum age is 12 years
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving, Scuba Doo and Helmet Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving and helmet diving/scuba doo.
  • Participation is subject to medical questionnaires completed on board with the tour operator.
  • Minimum age for scuba diving and helmet diving/scuba doo is 12 years.
  • Flying after diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Intro Dive Medical Advanced Dive Medical Seawalker Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare
  • One infant under 3 years of age may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
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
  • Departure times to and from Marine World may vary due to weather conditions or other factors beyond control
  • 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 of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight aspect of the tour

Tour Code: 553

Prices From

au$492

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

Child: au$492.00
Family: au$1,968.00

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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