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Outer Reef Odyssey 40 Minute Scenic Flight

Experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef on this 40 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns.
Outer Reef Odyssey 40 Minute Scenic Flight

Highlights

  • Incredible views of Cairns City & panoramic coastal views

  • The ultimate Instagram moments

  • Fun, friendly & helpful crew

  • Modern air-conditioned aircraft

  • Abundant marine life

  • 40 Minute Reef Scenic Flight

Take to the sky and discover the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a 40 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns. The extended Cairns helicopter flight is one of the top Great Barrier Reef tours showcasing the inner and outer edges of the Great Barrier Reef.

Friendly pilots will take you on a journey tracking over Green Island and Arlington Reef where the Great Barrier Reef sits on the Australian continental shelf. Admire the impressive coral structures and diverse marine life from the air on this breathtaking helicopter flight.

Next, you’ll fly over the sandy coral Vlassof Cay and remote islands of the reef before a circle of Cairns and the Trinity Inlet upon your return to base. Scenic helicopter flights are available from the Cairns Airport between 8am and 6pm daily.

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Inclusions

  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Informative, in-flight commentary
  • Complimentary refreshments - tea, coffee, bottled water
  • All fees and taxes

Exclusions

  • Pick-ups/drop-offs – optional extras – (Cairns City $50 / Palm Cove and Northern Beaches $100)
  • Personalised in-flight video optional extra ($75)
  • Collectable ‘Zoomy’ merchandise – optional extras

Highlights

  • Incredible views of Cairns City, Trinity inlet, False Cape, Mt Yarrabah, Mission Bay and Cape Grafton. Green Island and Arlington Reef to the very outer edge of the Great Barrier reef, Vlassof and Uplou sand cays
  • Abundant marine life – turtles, rays, sharks, dolphins, dugongs and whales (in season (July-November)
  • Fun, friendly and helpful crew
  • Knowledgeable and experienced pilot/guides
  • Modern air-conditioned aircraft

Time

  • Tours depart between 8am and 6pm (Subject to change at anytime)
  • Passengers must arrive no less than 20 minutes prior to planned departure
  • During check-in, passengers will be given a mandatory safety briefing and for Covid19 screening purposes, undergo thermal screening and a be asked to respond to a brief wellness questionnaire

Departure Location

  • Zoom Helicopters, 21 Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Cairns Airport

Additional Information

  • Minimum 2 passengers per booking
  • 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
  • Children aged 3 years to 13 years must be accompanied by an adult on all flights
  • Only one (1) infant is permitted to travel in an aircraft
  • Expectant mothers are welcome to fly with us at their own discretion
  • Zoom Helicopters advises passengers to refer to their Doctor prior to confirming a booking with the consideration that seatbelts must be worn at all times during any flight

LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE

  • Helicopters offer limited capacity for the carriage of luggage. For this reason, all passengers are restricted to a maximum allowance of 20kg per person (subject to aircraft limitations). Accurate individual passenger body and carry-on luggage weights MUST be advised at the point of booking
  • Permissions to carry additional luggage for infants is subject to the combined weight (passengers / luggage) being within aircraft operational limits on the day of travel
  • Full size prams cannot be accommodated and capsules/child seats cannot be fitted in the helicopter
  • Due to the dimensions of helicopter cargo compartments, luggage is required to be carried in a single carry-on size case or soft bag per person
  • You are welcome to store excess baggage at the Zoom Helicopters office

Booking Information

  • Please notify us at the time if booking advise if travelling with infants
  • At the time of booking, please advise us if you are travelling with passengers that require special assistance as additional seating regulations apply
  • Due to Workplace Health and Safety requirements, our staff are not able to lift passengers
  • All flights are confirmed subject to availability, weather and booking minimums (passenger numbers)
  • In the event a passenger is refused, no refund will apply
  • 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

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