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Townsville Helicopter Flight Orpheus Island Day Tour

Tour Code: 883

Departing: Townsville city

Helicopter flights - Orpheus Island
  • Take a scenic helicopter flight from Townsville over to Orpheus Island to spend 3 hours on the island and enjoy a gourmet picnic hamper
  • Spend time snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef and riding around the reef in a motorised dinghy or a beach drop-off
  • Orpheus Island is home to 1100 of the Great Barrier Reefs 1500 known species of fish and 340 of the 359 varieties of hard corals.  
  • This is the perfect helicopter flight from Townsville for cruise ship passengers or visitors to Far North Queensland looking for a unique tour

Included In Price

  • 3 hours on Orpheus Island
  • Welcome fruit cocktail
  • Use of motorised dinghy or a beach drop off
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Gourmet picnic hamper with refreshments
  • 2 x 30 minute return flights from Townsville to Orpheus Island

Townsville helicopter flight to Orpheus Island for a day tour of exploring, snorkeling and enjoying a gourmet picnic hamper on the beach with your loved one or a group of friends.

Orpheus Island is a very popular holiday lodge where people from all over the world come to escape and relax in the beauty of this tranquil tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef.

The island is a scenic 30 minute helicopter flight or a scenic 1 hour 45 minute boat cruise from the city of Townsville.

Orpheus Island is also well known as a paradise for nature lovers and snorkelling enthusiasts and it’s here where you can see one of the Great 8 of the Great Barrier Reef, a wonderful Giant Clam Garden.      

Another thing to note is that Orpheus Island is home to 1100 of the Great Barrier Reefs 1500 known species of fish and 340 of the 359 varieties of hard corals.

Your Townsville Helicopter Tour and Orpheus Island

On arrival to the island you will be welcomed with a cool fruit cocktail and given the choice of your own dinghy or be taken in a custom built drop off boat to your very own secluded beach to snorkel.

It’s here you can spend the next 3 hours exploring, snorkelling and enjoying your gourmet picnic hamper and refreshments.

This is a perfect option for guests looking for a half day Great Barrier Reef tour and helicopter flight combo deal.

It is also a great tour option for cruise ship passengers in Townsville.

Townsville Helicopter and Orpheus Island Experience Inclusions

3 hours on Orpheus Island

Welcome fruit cocktail

Use of motorised dinghy or a beach drop off

Snorkelling equipment

Gourmet picnic hamper with refreshments

2 x 30 minute return flights from Townsville to Orpheus Island                                                    

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Townsville city

Departure Time

As per confirmed booking

Departure Instructions

As per confirmed booking

Destinations
  • Orpheus Island
  • *Please note: the day tour to Orpheus Island Lodge is an exclusive experience offered to couples and small groups out of courtesy to the guests staying on the island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day

Duration

Approximately 4 hours
Aprrox 3 hours on Orpheus Island
Approx 1 hours flight time

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions

Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunglasses

Not suitable for small children

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.

Tour Operator Cancellation Policy

 A minimum of 2 passengers per aircraft is required for 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.

Sand Cay:

All aviation operators are governed by Marine Park permits allocating minimum heights, distances and restrictions. Sand Cay landings may only occur if the cay is vacant, in the unlikely event that the cay is occupied, Sand Cay guests will receive additional flying time to a private beach location and no refund shall apply.

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

Townsville Helicopter Flight Orpheus Island Day Tour

Tour Code: 883

Departing: Townsville city

Helicopter flights - Orpheus Island

From

au$1,200.00

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

Child: au$1,200.00
Family: au$4,800.00

Tour Code: 883

From

au$1,200.00

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
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BarrierReefAustralia
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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