Tour ID: 10002190

This is the way to do it, fly out and back to the Great Barrier Reef! Your scenic helicopter flights, will give you a better idea on just how big, beautiful and amazing the Great Barrier Reef really is! You must keep an eye out for marine life below, you just never know what you might see! You get 2 hours on the reef, have lunch then we come back and collect you! This tour really is an experience that will last a life time!

  • Return helicopter flights to the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 hours of fun on the reef
  • Snorkelling 
  • Perhaps an introductory dive
  • Lunch
  • A memory to last a llifetime!

Departing from Cairns, fly both ways over four stunning reef locations, before joining Down Under Cruises at North Hastings Reef. Your reef experience will be complete enjoying a tropical BBQ lunch and snorkelling, the option of an introductory or certified dive is available at an additional cost. Then reboard your helicopter for another exhilarating flight, taking in a different route highlighting the vastness and incredible colours of the Great Barrier Reef and pure white sand cays set in the aqua blue sea.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    • Helicopter flight to join Down Under Cruises
    • 2 hours at Reef
    • Snorkelling equipment
    • Lunch
    • return helicopter flight over different reefs to Cairns

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Semi-Submersible $10

  • Duration:

    3.5 hrs

  • Departure:

    12:30 PM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

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

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    hotel pick up and drop off not included.

  • What to bring:

    Camera, Swimming costume, towel, sunscreen.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children 3 years and above are charged at adult rates. Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a parents/guardians lap.

  • Additional Information:

    Body weights are required for each passenger -
    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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