Green Island, Outer Reef & Helicopter Tour

Tour Code: 552

Prices From

au$519

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

Child: au$519.00
Family: au$2,076.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Combo $$$ Saver Deal! Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic helicopter flight, a visit to one of the most popular tropical islands and to top it off, an outer reef pontoon nestled upon the stunning coral and reef systems of Norman Reef.

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Highlights

  • Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic flight, a visit to a tropical island and an outer reef pontoon
  • Enjoy a self-guided eco-walk through Green Island’s lush rainforest and relax on the pristine white sandy beaches

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie from the comfort of your seat in a luxury helicopter as you soar above Arlington Reef, Upolu Cay and Green Island 

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, Green Island and Norman Reef Tours

Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic helicopter flight, a visit to Green Island and the Norman Reef pontoon.

Departing from Cairns, this full day tour includes a hot and cold buffet lunch and many free activities with a number of different tour options available. Choose from the following tour options:

  • Cruise to Green Island, cruise to Norman Reef & cruise back with 10-minute scenic reef flight 
  • Cruise both ways and enjoy a scenic flight direct from Green Island to Norman Reef
  • Cruise to Green Island and Norman Reef and fly back
  • Fly to Green Island and cruise back.

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Included In Price

  • In-flight commentary
  • Courtesy return transfers for Fly - Cruise - Cruise option
  • Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight
  • Access to Green Island and use of day visitor facilities
  • Self guided eco-walk on Green Island
  • Access to Norman Reef pontoon
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Semi-submersible tour
  • Underwater observatory
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Lycra suits
  • Bouyancy aids
  • Reef Education peresentation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cruise - Fly departs 8.30am from the Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Fly - Cruise departs 10.00am from the Cairns Helipad
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef and 10 minute scenic Flight - Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 7.45am
  • Cruise to Green Island, Fly to Norman Reef and Cruise back transfers pick up between 7.00am and 7.30am.
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Normal Reef & Cruise Back with 10 minute scenic flight – Tour check-in at 7.45am or arrange transfers at an additional cost
  • Cruise to Green Island, Fly to Norman Reef & Cruise Back Tour – check-in at 7.45am or arrange transfers at an additional cost.
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef & Fly Back Tour – check-in at 7.45am or transfers can be arranged at an additional cost
  • Fly to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef & Cruise Back Tour 9:30am – 9.30am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches
Destinations
  • Green Island
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Norman Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Tours beginning with a cruise to Green Island depart at 8.30am from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
Tours beginning with a scenic helicopter flight depart Cairns City Heliport at 10.00am

Duration

Full Day

What to Bring
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Cash or Credit Card for additional purchases
  • Change of clothes
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Introductory Dive
  • Certified Dive
  • Scuba Doo Underwater Scooter
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Active, Disabled

Restrictions
  • Guests' body and luggage weight must be advised at time of booking. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Guided Snorkel Tour – minimum age is 12 years

Weight: Up to 110 Kg / 243 Lb

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
  • One infant under 3 years of age 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 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.
  • 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 Green Island may vary due to weather conditions or other factors beyond control.
Additional Information
  • Certified Divers must produce their certification card
  • All Diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire
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 Helipad to the vessel

Onboard Access

Maximum wheelchair width 600mm on boarding ramps, possible stairs to negotiate, tide dependent

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

Wheelchair storage at office for scenic flights

Additional Information

All activities require the use of stairs. Crew are largely unable to assist due legal restraints

6 – 8 steps to snorkel platform and in-water bench (buoyancy jackets available)

6 – 8 steep steps to semi-submersible
Transfers

Only available for passengers who are able to negotiate 3 stairs and have a collapsible wheelchair. The first step is approx. 300mm high.

Wheelchair taxis are available for pre-booking.

Pre-order Local Transport

You must arrange your own local transport in advance.

Combo $$$ Saver Deal! Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic helicopter flight, a visit to one of the most popular tropical islands and to top it off, an outer reef pontoon nestled upon the stunning coral and reef systems of Norman Reef.

Read More

Highlights

  • Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic flight, a visit to a tropical island and an outer reef pontoon
  • Enjoy a self-guided eco-walk through Green Island’s lush rainforest and relax on the pristine white sandy beaches

Perfect Selfie

  • Snap a selfie from the comfort of your seat in a luxury helicopter as you soar above Arlington Reef, Upolu Cay and Green Island 

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, Green Island and Norman Reef Tours

Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef in a day with a scenic helicopter flight, a visit to Green Island and the Norman Reef pontoon.

Departing from Cairns, this full day tour includes a hot and cold buffet lunch and many free activities with a number of different tour options available. Choose from the following tour options:

  • Cruise to Green Island, cruise to Norman Reef & cruise back with 10-minute scenic reef flight 
  • Cruise both ways and enjoy a scenic flight direct from Green Island to Norman Reef
  • Cruise to Green Island and Norman Reef and fly back
  • Fly to Green Island and cruise back.

Read More

Included In Price

  • In-flight commentary
  • Courtesy return transfers for Fly - Cruise - Cruise option
  • Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight
  • Access to Green Island and use of day visitor facilities
  • Self guided eco-walk on Green Island
  • Access to Norman Reef pontoon
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Semi-submersible tour
  • Underwater observatory
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Lycra suits
  • Bouyancy aids
  • Reef Education peresentation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cruise - Fly departs 8.30am from the Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Fly - Cruise departs 10.00am from the Cairns Helipad
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef and 10 minute scenic Flight - Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 7.45am
  • Cruise to Green Island, Fly to Norman Reef and Cruise back transfers pick up between 7.00am and 7.30am.
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Normal Reef & Cruise Back with 10 minute scenic flight – Tour check-in at 7.45am or arrange transfers at an additional cost
  • Cruise to Green Island, Fly to Norman Reef & Cruise Back Tour – check-in at 7.45am or arrange transfers at an additional cost.
  • Cruise to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef & Fly Back Tour – check-in at 7.45am or transfers can be arranged at an additional cost
  • Fly to Green Island, Cruise to Norman Reef & Cruise Back Tour 9:30am – 9.30am complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches
Destinations
  • Green Island
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Norman Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Tours beginning with a cruise to Green Island depart at 8.30am from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
Tours beginning with a scenic helicopter flight depart Cairns City Heliport at 10.00am

Duration

Full Day

What to Bring
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Cash or Credit Card for additional purchases
  • Change of clothes
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Introductory Dive
  • Certified Dive
  • Scuba Doo Underwater Scooter
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Active, Disabled

Restrictions
  • Guests' body and luggage weight must be advised at time of booking. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Guided Snorkel Tour – minimum age is 12 years

Weight: Up to 110 Kg / 243 Lb

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
  • One infant under 3 years of age 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 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.
  • 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 Green Island may vary due to weather conditions or other factors beyond control.
Additional Information
  • Certified Divers must produce their certification card
  • All Diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire

Tour Code: 552

Prices From

au$519

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

Child: au$519.00
Family: au$2,076.00

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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