Helicopter Rides Cairns - 45 Minute Reef & Rainforest

Tour Code: 1123

Departing: Cairns

Helicopter Flights 45 Min Reef & Rainforest
  • Take in the spectacular views with a guaranteed window seat on our 45 minute Great Barrier Reef & Rainforest helicopter ride 
  • On this helicopter ride you are seeing two of the World Heritage listed icons so make sure you are camera ready
  • Tropical islands, sand cays, reefs and tropical rainforests, there is  no better optional Cairns tour that can offer these views  

Included In Price

  • 45 Minute Helicopter Scenic Flight

Embark on a 45-minute scenic helicopter flight that offers 30 minutes of exhilarating exploration over the Great Barrier Reef. The journey continues, taking you past Double Island, and then onwards to Kuranda, Barron Gorge, and Stoney Creek.

Breathtaking 45-minute scenic reef and rainforest helicopter scenic flight from Cairns, offering a unique opportunity to witness the exquisite natural beauty of both the Great Barrier Reef and the lush tropical rainforest.

During this mesmerizing journey, you'll experience the inner reef as you soar above Green Island, Arlington Reef, and the iconic Vlassoff Cay. The adventure continues along the picturesque coastline, where Double Island and Palm Cove welcome you, before ascending to 2500 feet over the range.

From this elevated vantage point, Kuranda, Barron Falls, and the meandering Stoney Creek come into view, with the mesmerizing sight of the Reef glistening in the distance upon your return.

Discover a range of helicopter flights from Cairns and Port Douglas, as well as fixed-wing scenic flights from Cairns, providing diverse perspectives of this remarkable region.

Having witnessed the Great Barrier Reef from the unique vantage point of a helicopter, it's time to immerse yourself in the reef's wonders on a boat tour. Explore a variety of Great Barrier Reef tours departing from Cairns and Port Douglas, ensuring you experience the reef's magic up close and personal.

See the biggest range of helicopter flights on the Great Barrier Reef.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Departure time can be selected when booking online

Departure Instructions

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Arlington Reef
  • Barron Falls
  • Stoney Creek
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



45 Minutes

Available for Purchase / Hire

In flight video

Fitness Level Required



Weight variances greater than 10% of that advised at the time of booking may incur additional charges and/or luggage allowances being reduced. Operator reserves the right to refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee.

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

Camera (charged)

  • Children 2 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price.
  • Children aged 2 years to 13 years must be accompanied by an adult on all flights.
  • Children who have not yet reached their 2nd birthday are classified as infants and may travel free of charge (seated on a parent/guardian’s lap utilising a company provided infant seat belt restraint).
  • Please notify us at the time if booking advise if passengers are travelling with infants
  • Only one (1) infant is permitted to travel in an aircraft

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:

  • In order to receive a 100% refund - Zoom Helicopters must be notified a minimum of 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time. 
  • Cancellations notified between 24 and 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time, qualify for a 50% refund. 
  • If booking is cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled departure date/time – no refund will apply.  If passengers are ‘no shows’ for a pick-up or flight, a 100% cancellation fee applies. 

Helicopter Rides Cairns - 45 Minute Reef & Rainforest

Tour Code: 1123

Departing: Cairns

Helicopter Flights 45 Min Reef & Rainforest



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

Child: au$565.00
Family: au$2,260.00

Tour Code: 1123



14 yrs & over

2 - 13 yrs

0 - 1 yrs

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

You May Also Like