40 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight From Cairns

Feel a sense of excitement take over as you swoop over the iconic Great Barrier Reef on a scenic 40 minute flight over Australia's greatest natural wonder.
40 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight From Cairns


  • 40 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef

  • View Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay & more

  • Departure from Cairns

  • Pilot affording you wonderful photo opportunities

  • Guaranteed window seat in new air conditioned aircraft

  • Family owned company

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  • 40 minute reef flight
  • Experienced pilot
  • Guaranteed window seat in new air-conditioned aircraft


  • A perfect way for you to gain an appreciation of the immensity of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Take in the spectacular views of green and blue from your window seat & enjoy informative commentary
  • See Manta Rays, Green Turtles, Dugong, Sharks and at certain times of the year
  • Whales can all be clearly seen from the aircraft large windows


  • The flight duration is 40 minutes
  • Flights depart at 10am, 11am and 12pm
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from Daintree Air Services on Tom McDonald Drive, Cairns Airport

Additional Information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All flights are subject to weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that the experience provider cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, they will attempt to reschedule flight or a full refund will be given
  • Maximum of 7 participants

Terms And Conditions

  • The maximum weight limit per passenger is 115kg. Please advise your weight in kilograms at the time of booking
  • You will be weighed on the day of your experience. If you weigh 5kg or more above the provided weight at the time of booking, the provider reserves the right to deny access and no refund will be given
  • Infants aged under 2 are required to sit on a parent's lap free of charge ( body weight is required )
  • Children over 2 years are required to sit in their own seat

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 

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