Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight - 30-Minutes

Tour Code: 248

Prices From

au$399

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

Child: au$399.00
Family: au$1,596.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Discover the Great Barrier Reef’s unique reef formations, tropical islands, marine life and sand cays with a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight. from Cairns. Fly at low level over islands, remote sand cays and coral atolls.

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Highlights

  • Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef from above from the comfort of your luxury helicopter

Perfect Selfie

  • With large clear viewing window, the sparkling blue waters, sand cays, colourful reef systems and tropical islands of the Great Barrier Reef provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday selfie  

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

Itinerary

30 Minute Scenic Reef Helicopter Flight

Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef on a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns. 

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Included In Price

  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Vlasoff Sand Cay
  • Upolu Sand Cay
  • Return Transfers to Cairns & Northern Beaches Accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Variable

Departure Instructions

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

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • 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
  • Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Vlassoff Cay
  • Upolu Cay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

30 Minutes

What to Bring
  • Your Camera
  • Sunglasses
Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

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 (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.

 

  • 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
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight
  • For upgraded sand cay landing, all aviation operators are governed by Marine Park permits allocating minimum heights, distances and restrictions. Sand Cay landing may only occur if the Cay is vacant, in the unlikely event that the Cay is occupied, Sand Cay guests will receive additional flying time to a private beach location and no refund shall apply.
  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
  • There is an EPA ruling that prevents us (or any other Helicopter company) from landing on the sand cay if it is already occupied. Exclusivity cannot be guaranteed by any operator as the Cay is open to boats and the public. If by chance another operator or members of the public are already there, we would then take an extra scenic flight to Turtle Beach, which is a lovely beach south of Cairns.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Discover the Great Barrier Reef’s unique reef formations, tropical islands, marine life and sand cays with a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight. from Cairns. Fly at low level over islands, remote sand cays and coral atolls.

Read More

Highlights

  • Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef from above from the comfort of your luxury helicopter

Perfect Selfie

  • With large clear viewing window, the sparkling blue waters, sand cays, colourful reef systems and tropical islands of the Great Barrier Reef provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday selfie  

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

Itinerary

30 Minute Scenic Reef Helicopter Flight

Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef on a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Vlasoff Sand Cay
  • Upolu Sand Cay
  • Return Transfers to Cairns & Northern Beaches Accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Variable

Departure Instructions

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

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • 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
  • Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Vlassoff Cay
  • Upolu Cay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

30 Minutes

What to Bring
  • Your Camera
  • Sunglasses
Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

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 (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.

 

  • 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
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight
  • For upgraded sand cay landing, all aviation operators are governed by Marine Park permits allocating minimum heights, distances and restrictions. Sand Cay landing may only occur if the Cay is vacant, in the unlikely event that the Cay is occupied, Sand Cay guests will receive additional flying time to a private beach location and no refund shall apply.
  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
  • There is an EPA ruling that prevents us (or any other Helicopter company) from landing on the sand cay if it is already occupied. Exclusivity cannot be guaranteed by any operator as the Cay is open to boats and the public. If by chance another operator or members of the public are already there, we would then take an extra scenic flight to Turtle Beach, which is a lovely beach south of Cairns.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 248

Prices From

au$399

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

Child: au$399.00
Family: au$1,596.00

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

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