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30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight

See spectacular scenery on this 30 minute scenic helicopter flight over Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef!


30 minute Great Barrier Reef helicopter flight
Birds-eye view over Cairns City
Spectacular views over Green Island
Pristine sand cays
Informative commentary
FREE return transfers from Cairns Hotels

What you need to know

Take to the skies for a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns to discover the beauty of the North Queensland and the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef! Enjoy a sneak peak of the city of Cairns and the sandy Northern Beaches before a stunning flight over the coral reefs surrounding Green Island. A scenic helicopter flight is a great activity to accompany a day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef so that you can truly appreciate the scale and colour of the turquoise waters and colourful reefs from the air. Scenic helicopter flights are available daily between 10am and 4pm from Cairns Heliport and the tour includes return transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels.

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More info


  • 30 minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Informative commentary


  • 30 minute scenic helicopter tour over the Great Barrier Reef
  • See the spectacular North Queensland coastline from the air
  • Birds-eye view over Cairns City and Green Island
  • Pristine sand cays

Tour Times

  • Flights depart daily between 10am and 4pm from Cairns Heliport, 2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City

Important Information

  • Bookings are subject to availability and only confirmed upon receipts of accurate body weights and booking details
  • You will receive an email with your pick up/check-in time within 24 hours of your booking
  • Due to aviation weight restrictions, your body weight must be advised prior to the booking being confirmed. Should you advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee. All passengers will be weighed before the flight
  • Children are defined as being aged between 3-13 years. One infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian's lap. A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations

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
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this activity
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight

Bush Pilots Avenue, Cairns Airport, QLD 4870