Lizard Island day tours from Cairns and Cooktown offer you the most magnificent opportunity to explore a piece of paradise on the Great Barrier Reef.
*This scenic flight requires a minimum of 6 passengers to fly - Enquire For Standby Seats*
This is one of the most requested luxury scenic flight day tours in Cairns that gives you the opportunity to experience and snorkel the clam gardens at the Blue Lagoon on Lizard Island.
Beginning at 8:00am you will take a low level scenic flight northward along the Australian coastline over wild rivers and rainforests and onto Lizard Island where you have 6 hours to do as you wish.
Spend the day alone or have your tour guide show you the sites. A fantastic tour for a group of friends or the whole family.
New flights departing from Cooktown.
Come and explore Lizard Island with us on a scenic flight from Cairns and now Cooktown.
We depart at 8:00am (from Cairns) for a low level scenic flight to take advantage of the wonderful scenery below such as the World Heritage Daintree and Cape Tribulation rainforests, and of course the magnificent Great Barrier Reef.
Along the way we will see magnificent parts of Australia that not a lot of people have seen. We will be crossing over magnificent rivers and waterfalls, Cooktown, Bloomfield, the silica sands of Cape Flattery (just like Whitehaven in the Whitsundays) the lower sections of Cape York Peninsular and more.
Lizard Island is known as the runaway destination for the rich and famous and for the loved up couples looking to escape the everyday world and travelator we all seem to be on day and night.
The island is a total of 1013 hectares and has 23 pure white sand beaches. Lizard Island is far from any farming or industrial runoff so the coral reefs and the marine life are in far more abundance and higher quality than other destinations.
Get your snorkel gear on and start ticking the Great Barrier Reefs Great 8 off your list, Giant clams, Clownfish, Manta Rays, Cheeky Maori Wrasse, sociable Potato Cod, Sharks (plural not singular), Sea Turtles and of course the mighty Whales.
Lizard Island is just 132 nautical miles from the northwest of Cairns city.
Your time on Lizard Island is your own you just need to advise us if you would enjoy a guided tour with the group for the day or to be left alone to explore the island and its beaches for the next 6 hours.
The day on Lizard Island is yours to dictate – snorkel the world famous clam garden, relax in the shade of Casuarina trees at Watson’s Bay, take a walk to the famous Blue Lagoon or take a bush walking trail to Cooks Look and Chinaman’s Ridge.
From Lizard Island once again we fly low to ensure our guests see the best of the best of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. We pass remote sand cays, islands, expedition boats, amazing marine life, and the well known reefs like Batt Reef Endeavour Reef, Agincourt Ribbon Reefs, remote sand cays and islands.
This Lizard scenic flight day tour is open to all ages and fun for the whole family
Weather conditions change quickly in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland, and in the event of poor weather we use only multi-engine air-conditioned aircraft for the Lizard Island Day Tour. These aircraft are capable of flying through and/or above bad weather enroute.
Once on Lizard Island we provide flotation devices for those not so comfortable snorkelling. We also provide lycra sun suits. The above safety gear and suits are provided free of charge.
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Variable departure times
January - December
Each passenger needs to supply their weight
Weather conditions change quickly in Tropical North Queensland. In the event of poor weather Daintree Air use only multi-engine air-conditioned aircraft for the Lizard Island Day Tour. These aircraft are capable of flying through and/or above bad weather enroute. Once on Lizard Island we provide flotation devices for those not so comfortable snorkelling. We also provide stinger suits. The above safety gear and suits are provided free of charge.
Hat, towel, sun protection, bottle of water, swim wear, walking shoes and a dry change of clothes.
All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
All Passengers have a window seat.
Cancellation received within 48 hours - no refund
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 190