Helicopter Flight - Cairns or Port Douglas - Reef Discovery

Tour Code: 548

Prices From

au$299

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

Child: au$299.00
Family: au$1,196.00

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

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Truly experience the sheer and vast beauty of the world’s largest living organism the Great Barrier Reef on a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Highlights

  • Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky 
  • Fly above the colourful corals and reef formations  
  • Spot for Dolphins, Turtles, Whales and the many marine animals that can be found in the reef 
  • Discover the region’s stunning coastlines, beaches and rainforest from above
  • Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary  

Perfect Selfie

  • With clear windows and small groups, you will have plenty of photo opportunities on your scenic flight 
  • If departing from Cairns, snap a selfie as you soar above the white sandy beaches, fringing reefs and lush rainforest of Green Island 
  • If departing from Port Douglas, have your camera prepared as you fly above the stunning and colourful reef formations of Low Isles Reef

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

Itinerary

Cairns Helicopter Flight - Your Coach Awaits

Your helicopter tour begins with a courtesy pick up from your accommodation in Cairns, Palm Cove or Cairns Northern Beaches before making your way to our waterfront helicopter pad.

Alternatively, you can check in at Great Barrier Reef Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade.

Transfers from the domestic and international terminals at Cairns Airport are also possibly available on request.

Upon checking in, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Pilot for a pre departure briefing.

As you board the helicopter you will provided with a headset for in flight commentary throughout the flight.

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Included In Price

  • Courtesy return transfers
  • 30 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • In flight commentary
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Port Douglas and Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Port Douglas, Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove are available
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the GBR Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade
  • Return transfer from the domestic and international terminals at Cairns Airport also available
  • Pick times and location will be provided at time of booking
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

30 Minute Reef Scenic Flight

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions

Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of bookin. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee

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
Additional Information

Minimum of 2 passengers are required. Please contact us if you are a sole traveler

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

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

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

Activities

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

Additional Information

Jetrangers and AS350 helicopters would be suitable to carry ‘larger’ items such as mobility devices, please advise of requirements on booking.
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.

Truly experience the sheer and vast beauty of the world’s largest living organism the Great Barrier Reef on a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns or Port Douglas

Read More

Highlights

  • Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky 
  • Fly above the colourful corals and reef formations  
  • Spot for Dolphins, Turtles, Whales and the many marine animals that can be found in the reef 
  • Discover the region’s stunning coastlines, beaches and rainforest from above
  • Learn about the reef and its unique eco system with in flight commentary  

Perfect Selfie

  • With clear windows and small groups, you will have plenty of photo opportunities on your scenic flight 
  • If departing from Cairns, snap a selfie as you soar above the white sandy beaches, fringing reefs and lush rainforest of Green Island 
  • If departing from Port Douglas, have your camera prepared as you fly above the stunning and colourful reef formations of Low Isles Reef

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

Itinerary

Cairns Helicopter Flight - Your Coach Awaits

Your helicopter tour begins with a courtesy pick up from your accommodation in Cairns, Palm Cove or Cairns Northern Beaches before making your way to our waterfront helicopter pad.

Alternatively, you can check in at Great Barrier Reef Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade.

Transfers from the domestic and international terminals at Cairns Airport are also possibly available on request.

Upon checking in, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Pilot for a pre departure briefing.

As you board the helicopter you will provided with a headset for in flight commentary throughout the flight.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Courtesy return transfers
  • 30 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • In flight commentary
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Port Douglas and Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
  • Return transfers from your accommodation in Port Douglas, Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches and Palm Cove are available
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the GBR Helicopters office by Marlin Marina at Cairns Esplanade
  • Return transfer from the domestic and international terminals at Cairns Airport also available
  • Pick times and location will be provided at time of booking
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

30 Minute Reef Scenic Flight

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions

Guests body and luggage weight must be advised at the time of bookin. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee

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
Additional Information

Minimum of 2 passengers are required. Please contact us if you are a sole traveler

Tour Code: 548

Prices From

au$299

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

Child: au$299.00
Family: au$1,196.00

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

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