From $399

Tour ID: 10002186

There is no better way to get an understanding of the size, beauty & colour of the Great Barrier Reef than taking a helicopter flight over it. It truely will be one of those amazing experiences you do, that will stay with you a lifetime.

  • 30 minute helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Birdseye view of Cairns
  • See Green Island, Arlington Reef, Vlasoff & Upolu Sand Cays
  • Watch for sea life, even whales in season
  • Be amazed at the size, beauty & colour of the reef from the air

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Great Barrier Reef with our most popular scenic flight. Take off with views over Cairns city and surrounding mountains as you head out over the Coral Sea, where the size and majesty of the incredible Great Barrier Reef can only truly be appreciated from the air. Search for a variety of marine life as you fly over famous sites such as Green Island, the jewel of the reef, see the vastness of Arlington Reef and the delightful Vlasoff and Upolu Sand Cays. Bring your Camera to capture this wonderful experience.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    30 min flight time.

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Lake Placid, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Cairns Airport

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches inclusive. Transfers from Port Douglas additional cost.

  • What to bring:


  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child Policy: 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.

  • Additional Information:

    Body weights are required for each passenger - please place these values in the online booking form.
    Tour Cancellation: Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
    Weight Policy:Individual passenger weights and accompanying carryon luggage MUST be advised at the 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 ticket price – this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on day of travel.

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef

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