Half Day Helicopter Fly & Reef Cruise

Tour Code: 454

Prices From

au$389

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

Child: au$389.00
Family: au$1,556.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Cairns best selling great value half day scenic helicopter flight and Great Barrier Reef tour. Take a scenic helicopter flight from Cairns to our new boat out on the reef. Spend the afternoon scuba diving, snorkelling and seeing the Great 8 icons of the reef

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Highlights

  • The 25 minute heli flight from Cairns will take you past Green Island,over deserted sand cays and various reef formations.  In the winter months from May to September, keep your eyes peeleld for migratory whales.
  • Arriving into Cairns late or on a cruise ship?  The 12:40 pm departure will still let you fit in that fantastic day on the Great Barrier Reef.

Perfect Selfie

  • From a remarkable sky-high view in your scenic helicopter flight, snap just after take-off to get a stunning pic of both reef and magical rainforest framing your smiling face!

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

Itinerary

Scenic Helicopter Flight

Book Your Great Barrier Reef tour early as we only have 6 seats allocated per day for our half day helicopter scenic flight tours.   

Our helicopter will leave from Cairns General Aviation and take you on a 25 minute scenic flight to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.   

View the incredible vastness of the Great Barrier Reef from above.

Your helicopter pilot will provide you with commentary on the sites below and around you.

Be on the lookout for the vivid shapes of sea-turtles, and the winter months, lucky passengers may see some of the migrating Minke and Humpback whales.

See our other Great Barrier Reef snorkel and dive tour that includes a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight out on the reef.  

Read More

Included In Price

  • One way 25 minute Helicopter Flight over the reef
  • Two hours at an Outer Barrier Reef location
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Light BBQ Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Return Cruise wih complimentary glass of wine/beer and live entertainment
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

12:40pm

Departure Instructions

Check in at 12:00pm

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Hastings Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas & New Years Day

Duration

4.5 Hours
25 Minute Scenic Flight
2 Hours on the Reef

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Semi Submarine Tour
  • Stinger / Wetsuit Hire
  • Coach Transfers
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Please be advised of 100kgs weight restriction per person.
  • Guests over 100kg will be charged an additional fee, payable direct on day of travel.
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba 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.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • One infant under 3 travelilng on gaurdians lap in accordance with aviation restrictions
  • No child rate applicable.
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 48 to 24 hours prior to the flying will be incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Flights cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
Cairns best selling great value half day scenic helicopter flight and Great Barrier Reef tour. Take a scenic helicopter flight from Cairns to our new boat out on the reef. Spend the afternoon scuba diving, snorkelling and seeing the Great 8 icons of the reef

Read More

Highlights

  • The 25 minute heli flight from Cairns will take you past Green Island,over deserted sand cays and various reef formations.  In the winter months from May to September, keep your eyes peeleld for migratory whales.
  • Arriving into Cairns late or on a cruise ship?  The 12:40 pm departure will still let you fit in that fantastic day on the Great Barrier Reef.

Perfect Selfie

  • From a remarkable sky-high view in your scenic helicopter flight, snap just after take-off to get a stunning pic of both reef and magical rainforest framing your smiling face!

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

Itinerary

Scenic Helicopter Flight

Book Your Great Barrier Reef tour early as we only have 6 seats allocated per day for our half day helicopter scenic flight tours.   

Our helicopter will leave from Cairns General Aviation and take you on a 25 minute scenic flight to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.   

View the incredible vastness of the Great Barrier Reef from above.

Your helicopter pilot will provide you with commentary on the sites below and around you.

Be on the lookout for the vivid shapes of sea-turtles, and the winter months, lucky passengers may see some of the migrating Minke and Humpback whales.

See our other Great Barrier Reef snorkel and dive tour that includes a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight out on the reef.  

Read More

Included In Price

  • One way 25 minute Helicopter Flight over the reef
  • Two hours at an Outer Barrier Reef location
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Light BBQ Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Return Cruise wih complimentary glass of wine/beer and live entertainment
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

12:40pm

Departure Instructions

Check in at 12:00pm

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Hastings Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas & New Years Day

Duration

4.5 Hours
25 Minute Scenic Flight
2 Hours on the Reef

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Semi Submarine Tour
  • Stinger / Wetsuit Hire
  • Coach Transfers
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Please be advised of 100kgs weight restriction per person.
  • Guests over 100kg will be charged an additional fee, payable direct on day of travel.
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba 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.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • One infant under 3 travelilng on gaurdians lap in accordance with aviation restrictions
  • No child rate applicable.
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 48 to 24 hours prior to the flying will be incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Flights cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 454

Prices From

au$389

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

Child: au$389.00
Family: au$1,556.00

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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