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Deluxe Reef Explorer | 40 Minutes Scenic Helicopter Flight | GBR

Deluxe Reef Explorer | 40 Minutes Scenic Helicopter Flight | GBR

GBR Helicopters offer a unique perspective of the Great Barrier Reef with their 40 minute scenic flight from Cairns. This thrilling sight-seeing flight captures the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef as you fly approx. 500ft above sea level. Keep an eye out for larger marine life such as turtles, reef sharks, rays in the shallow clear lagoon waters amongst the reefs with the chance of spotting dolphins and the seasonal whale in the deeper waters. Don’t forget your camera!

TODAY'S RATES FROM $499.00 Price is per adult
and includes all levies, fees & taxes
Child $499.00 Check My Price Now Ask Questions

Wheelchair access available Caters for visual impairments Caters for the hearing impaired

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Combine your scenic flight with another fantastic activity to experience the beauty of this region, ask your friendly Tour Specialist what great options there are.

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2017 - 2018

1 Apr 17 - 31 Mar 18
Deluxe Reef Explorer Ex Cairns | 40 Minutes | 40RS Check My Price Check My Price
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$499.00 $499.00 -
Deluxe Reef Explorer Ex Port Douglas | 40 Minutes | PTDRS40 Check My Price Check My Price
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Information for Disabled Travellers

GBR (Great Barrier Reef) Helicopters

Location: 2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City and Hangar 10, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Cairns Airport.

Wheelchair Accessibility: Fair

Facilities

  • 1 x wheelchair accessible toilet located at the Cairns Heli Centre
  • Ramp access to pier helipad
  • Cargo storage for collapsible wheelchairs (size and dimensions dependant on helicopter)
  • Wheelchair storage at office for scenic flights

Activities

  • Scenic flights have no mobility restrictions (assistance from carer required for passengers with little or no mobility).
  • Approx. 2 steps 1 foot (30cm) into aircraft
  • Outer reef tours required to negotiate 4 steps in and out of transfer vessel between helicopter pontoon and main pontoon (increased sea conditions create difficult manoeuvrability)
  • Green Island has wheelchair accessible toilet facilities, walkways and a chair that can be utilised whilst visiting.
  • Please see ‘Reef Tours’ for further information on accessibility on the pontoons

Transfers

  • Tarago x 1 regular step
  • Hiace x 2 regular steps
  • Wheelchair taxi
  • Disabled parking at both office sites.

Helicopter Storage Measurements

Jetrangers and AS350 helicopters would be suitable to carry ‘larger’ items such as mobility devices, please advise of requirements on booking.

  • LH Hold: 0.43m2/4.62sqft
  • RH Hold: 0.35m2/3.76sqft
  • Rear Hold: 0.55m2/5.92sqft

Visually Impaired Information

  • Audio information available in English and Chinese

Hearing Impaired Information

  • Visual information provided; safety/local area/facts.

 

Companion Card Information

  • A minimum of 2 full paying passengers are required to confirm a flight, a discount is possible for the carer after these seats are filled.

Wheelchair Access

Fair

 

Caters for Visually Impaired

Yes - see information

 

Caters for Hearing Impaired

Yes - see information

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