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Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas Scenic Flight - 60 Minutes

Soar over the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns and Port Douglas coastline on this 60 minute scenic flight with complimentary transfers from your Cairns hotel.
Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas Scenic Flight - 60 Minutes


  • Bird's eye view of the Reef

  • Guaranteed window seats

  • In-flight pilot commentary

  • 60 minute scenic flight

  • Fly over Green Island, Cairns & Port Douglas

  • Free courtesy transfers

This 60 minute scenic flight provides spectacular views of the magnificent Great Barrier Reef & Tropical North Queensland coastline plus the tourist town of Port Douglas. Producing spectacular views of some of the region's highlighting, the flight path of this Port Douglas scenic flight will have you soaring over Green Island, Cairns, Palm Cove and Arlington, Upolu, Batt and Tongue Reefs.

The beautiful views aren't the only impressive thing on the flight with the experienced pilot providing in-flight commentary about the region and its major highlights. Also, the best part about the trip is you're guaranteed a window seat for the best views! This Port Douglas scenic flight includes courtesy bus transfers to and from Cairns city for guests' convenience.

Flights depart twice a day and take around 3 hours to complete. Book yourself a Reef and Port Douglas scenic flight from Cairns online today!

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All passengers MUST provide the below information at the time of booking

  • ALL passenger first and last names
  • ALL passenger weights (in kg)


  • 1 hour reef and Port Douglas scenic flight
  • Courtesy bus transfers to/from Cairns City
  • In-flight pilot commentary
  • Guaranteed window seats


  • One hour flight includes a bird’s eye view of Green Island, the Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas
  • The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven natural wonders of the World, and the amazing contrast of colours is something that’s best experienced from the air
  • Sights include Cairns, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay, Michaelmas Cay, Upolu Reef, Batt Reef, Tongue Reef, Port Douglas, Double Island and Palm Cove


  • Flights depart daily from Cairns Airport at 11.30am
  • Upon completion of purchase, the flight operator MUST be contacted to confirm the exact flight time and hotel pick up time
  • Complete local flight provider's details are included on your tour confirmation voucher.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation of your booking and exact flight time MUST be reconfirmed with the tour operator upon receiving your tour voucher. Complete tour operator details will appear on your tour voucher
  • A minimum number of 2 passengers required for any single flight
  • All passenger approximate weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Prices listed on this site are per person
  • Courtesy bus subject to availability; passengers that do not arrive at their pick up location on time may be classed as no-show
  • Children are defined as being aged between 3-13 years
  • One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
  • Children aged 3 and over require their own seat
  • Cruise ship passengers are responsible for checking tour times prior to booking, and ensuring that tender times will suit; GSL will not honour refunds or cancellations within 24 hours, if guests cannot travel because of tender time restrictions
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations
  • There is a 125kg weight limit per individual passenger

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals and 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
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Flights operate daily except Christmas Day 25 December. At the completion of purchase, the flight operator MUST be contacted prior to travel to confirm exact flight time and hotel pick up
  • 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

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