Helicopter Flights Magnetic Island & Townsville - 30 minutes

Tour Code: 792

Departing: Townsville city

Helicopter Flight - Magnetic Island
  • Take a Magnetic Island and Townsville city Helicopter flight for 30 minutes and see National Parks and the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef
  • Departing from Townsville airport your 30 minute helicopter flight will enable you to see the lay of the land from our low level scenic flights and take in all its beauty at once
  • This is the perfect half day tour or cruise ship shore tour that enables you to experience views of Magnetic Island, the Great Barrier Reef and Townsville landscapes in Far North Queensland
  • This 30 minute helicopter flight can also depart from Magnetic Island with a slight alternation to the tour flight path.

Included In Price

  • 30 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Depart from Townsville or Magnetic Island

Jump on board for our Magnetic Island and Townsville helicopter scenic flight for 30 minutes as we fly over the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Magnetic Island sits as a jewel just offshore from Townsville and you can visit her 23 beaches on a 1 day sailing tour or you can join us for a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Townsville or with a departure from Magnetic Island (slight change to flight path).

Departing from the Townsville airport we weigh you in, provide you with a safety briefing and then strap you in for your scenic helicopter flight across the Great Barrier Reef to Magnetic Island and the surrounds of Townsville.

As we depart the heli port we see the Great Barrier Reef and take in the scenery of Cleveland Bay and in the distance beautiful Maggie Island (Magnetic Island).

See rugged cliffs and islands with dense National Park rainforests and the stunning beaches that surround Magnetic Island.

During the months of July to September keep your eyes open for migrating Humpback Whales.

The return helicopter flight encompasses panoramic views of the city of Townsville and her busy port, Castle Hill, the Ross River and the ever popular Strand on the Esplanade. 

If you are arriving to Townsville on a cruise ship tour then this is the perfect option for you to see the islands and Great Barrier Reef from above in the seat of a helicopter.

See all Townsville helicopter rides and Magnetic Island helicopter rides. 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Townsville city

Departure Time

As per booking confirmation

Departure Instructions

Departs from Townsville or Magnetic Island

  • Magnetic Island
  • Cleveland Bay
  • Castle Hill
  • Townsville Port
  • Ross River
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Does not operate on Christmas Day
Departures can be booked from Magnetic Island with slight change to flight path


Times are approximate

Fitness Level Required



Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

Camera, sunglasses

  • Children 3 years and older are legally required to occupy their own seat and therefore must pay the per seat price
  • Children 0-2 years travel FOC on the lap of a parent / guardian (max 1 per flight).

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

All product requires a minimum number of passengers to proceed: Scenic Flights, Exclusive Getaways and Special Interest Tours (excluding ‘You Fly’). All tours are subject to availability and weather (including tide fro Sand Cay Getaway and Touchdown Upgrade).

Individual passenger weights and accompanying carryon luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 130kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of the ticket price – this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on the day of travel.

Children 3 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price. Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a parents/guardians lap. For bookings of more than one infant (under 3 years), conditions apply – please contact Reservations.

48-hour cancellation notice required for a full refund claim; within 48 hours to 24 hours a 50% refund applies. If cancelled inside 24 hours no refund applies. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10% the right is reserved to cancel and no refund will apply. All refunds must be issued at the point of sale.

Helicopter Flights Magnetic Island & Townsville - 30 minutes

Tour Code: 792

Departing: Townsville city

Helicopter Flight - Magnetic Island



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

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

Tour Code: 792



15 yrs & over

3 - 14 yrs

0 - 2 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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