Helicopter/Cruise Half Day Reef Tour

Tour Code: 557

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

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This tour is our most requested half day scenic helicopter and Great Barrier Reef day tour in Cairns. Low level scenic flight allows you to see coral gardens and marine life from above and then snorkel from below that water's surface

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Highlights

  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your luxury helicopter
  • Discover the underwater wonders of the outer Great Barrier Reef with a guided snorkel tour
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and live entertainment whilst on the outer reef

Perfect Selfie

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

Itinerary

Fly and Cruise Half Day Tour

Departing from Cairns, your half day tour will include a 25 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef direct to a heli pad nestled on the outer reef.

Here you will enjoy around two hour on the reef with a guided snorkel tour, semi-submersible boat tour, a delicious BBQ lunch and a complimentary glass of wine, cheese and live entertainment onboard your return boat cruise back to Cairns. 

Take a look at a full day Cruise/Fly scenic helicopter flight and Great Barrier Reef tour.

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Included In Price

  • One way helicopter flight over the reef
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Snorkelling equipment & Flotation devices
  • Guided Snorkelling tour
  • Glass of wine on return cruise
  • BBQ lunch
  • Courtesy return transfers
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

12:40pm

Departure Instructions

Departs at 12:40pm from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Half Day

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Change of dry clothes
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
  • 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 years
  • Scuba diving – all participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving
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 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.

 

  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
  • Cancellations must be advised at least 48 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 24 hours and 48 hours of flight will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
Additional Information
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight aspect of the tour
  • All tours include a $20 levy payable onboard to Down Under Dive & Cruise
  • Departure times are subject to availability and weather conditions
  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
This tour is our most requested half day scenic helicopter and Great Barrier Reef day tour in Cairns. Low level scenic flight allows you to see coral gardens and marine life from above and then snorkel from below that water's surface

Read More

Highlights

  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your luxury helicopter
  • Discover the underwater wonders of the outer Great Barrier Reef with a guided snorkel tour
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and live entertainment whilst on the outer reef

Perfect Selfie

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

Itinerary

Fly and Cruise Half Day Tour

Departing from Cairns, your half day tour will include a 25 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef direct to a heli pad nestled on the outer reef.

Here you will enjoy around two hour on the reef with a guided snorkel tour, semi-submersible boat tour, a delicious BBQ lunch and a complimentary glass of wine, cheese and live entertainment onboard your return boat cruise back to Cairns. 

Take a look at a full day Cruise/Fly scenic helicopter flight and Great Barrier Reef tour.

Read More

Included In Price

  • One way helicopter flight over the reef
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Snorkelling equipment & Flotation devices
  • Guided Snorkelling tour
  • Glass of wine on return cruise
  • BBQ lunch
  • Courtesy return transfers
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

12:40pm

Departure Instructions

Departs at 12:40pm from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
Destinations

Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Half Day

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Change of dry clothes
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
  • 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 years
  • Scuba diving – all participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving
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 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.

 

  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
  • Cancellations must be advised at least 48 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 24 hours and 48 hours of flight will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
Additional Information
  • Minimum of 2 passengers are required for the scenic helicopter flight aspect of the tour
  • All tours include a $20 levy payable onboard to Down Under Dive & Cruise
  • Departure times are subject to availability and weather conditions
  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 557

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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