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Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights | A Day On The Reef | Snorkel & Dive | GBR

Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights | A Day On The Reef | Snorkel & Dive | GBR

Take in the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with a low level scenic helicopter flight with GBR Helicopters on your next tour with Reef Magic Cruises to Marine World. The two companies work in unison to provide a breathtaking experience for their guests. During the flight enjoy the spectacular patterns of the Great Barrier Reef system, spot coral cays and an array of larger marine life swimming in the clear lagoon waters. Choose from a 10 minute scenic flight from the helicopter pontoon at the reef or upgrade your reef package to a cruise/fly, fly/ cruise or fly both ways.

TODAY'S RATES FROM $355.00 Price is per adult
and includes all levies, fees & taxes
Child $255.00 Check My Price Now Ask Questions

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

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All helicopter flights require body weights for safety reasons; please provide these when making a booking. We are happy to convert stones/pound to kilograms for you.

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2016 - 2017

1 Apr 16 - 31 Mar 17
Cruise Both Ways + 10 Minute Scenic Flight | GBRSC + GBRA Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$355.00 $255.00 -
Fly Out & Cruise Back - GBR HMFC Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$468.00 $468.00 -
Cruise Out & Fly Back - GBR HMCF Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$468.00 $468.00 -
Fly Both Ways - Reef Magic Platform - GBR HMFF Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$878.00 $878.00 -

 

Optional Extras for 2016 - 2017

The following optional extras can be purchased at time of booking.

Reef Magic - Cairns Return Transfers
From
Child Family
$18.00 $9.00 -
Reef Magic - Certified Diving - 1 Dive (Cruise/Fly only)
From
Child Family
$75.00 $75.00 -
Reef Magic - Certified Diving - 2 Dives (Cruise/Fly only)
From
Child Family
$120.00 $120.00 -
Reef Magic - Guided Snorkel Tour
From
Child Family
$35.00 $25.00 -
Reef Magic - Introductory Diving - 1 Dive (Cruise/Fly only)
From
Child Family
$125.00 $125.00 -
Reef Magic - Introductory Diving - 2 Dives (Cruise/Fly only)
From
Child Family
$200.00 $200.00 -
Reef Magic - Northern Beaches Return Transfers
From
Child Family
$22.00 $11.00 -
Reef Magic Guided Snorkel Safari
From
Child Family
$45.00 $35.00 -

2017 - 2018

1 Apr 17 - 31 Mar 18
Cruise Both Ways + 10 Minute Scenic Flight | GBRSC + GBRA Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$411.00 $300.00 -
Fly Out & Cruise Back - GBR HMFC Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$482.00 $482.00 -
Cruise Out & Fly Back - GBR HMCF Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$482.00 $482.00 -
Fly Both Ways - Reef Magic Platform - GBR HMFF Check My Price Check My Price
From
Child Family
$878.00 $878.00 -

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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