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.
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.
3 hours on Orpheus Island
Welcome fruit cocktail
Use of motorised dinghy or a beach drop off
Gourmet picnic hamper with refreshments
2 x 30 minute return flights from Townsville to Orpheus Island
As per confirmed booking
As per confirmed booking
January - December
Excludes Christmas Day
Approximately 4 hours
Aprrox 3 hours on Orpheus Island
Approx 1 hours flight time
Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb
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.
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
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 883