Lizard Island & Cooktown Day Tour - Ultimate Scenic Flight

Tour Code: 934

Departing: Cairns

Lizard Island - Cooktown in a Day
  • Scenic flight from Cairns over the Great Barrier Reef to snorkel the spectacular Blue Lagoon on Lizard Island
  • Snorkel the pristine coral reefs and Clam Gardens surrounding Lizard Island
  • Visit historic Cooktown's Grassy Hill Lookout, Sovereign Hotel & James Cook Museum. Have a beer with the locals in the pub.
  • Panoramic scenic flight over the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation & Port Douglas

Included In Price

  • All flights and transfers at Cairns, Cooktown, Lizard Island
  • Private departure lounge with tea & coffee
  • Morning tea, lunch & water
  • Guaranteed window seat for all passengers
  • Snorkelling equipment for Lizard Island

Lizard Island and Cooktown day tours are some of the most popular and most requested tours and adventure destinations from Cairns.

From Cairns fly on a scenic flight to explore Lizard Island and Cooktown on a day tour. Lizard Island is one of the most popular and most requested adventure destinations from Cairns. Guests may now for the very first time combine these two popular day tours into one day on our scenic flights.

Explore the iconic sights of Cooktown and snorkel the famous Blue Lagoon on Lizard Island on a day tour from Cairns.

Discover these amazing iconic locations on this unique fully immersive scenic flight day tour.

Board a scenic flight from Cairns with your family and friends and enjoy one of the best day tours in Cairns.

Cairns Scenic Flight to Lizard Island - Great Barrier Reef

With a departure from the Cairns Airport on the General Aviation site guests board our aircraft in a guaranteed window seat to begin a spectacular 60-minute low level scenic flight over the World Hertiage Listed Great Barrier Reef as we make our way northbound to the exclusive Lizard Island.

Each and every guest will have amazing views of the reef and of Lizard Island as we approach the northern section of the reef.

Going northwards to Lizard Island we pass by the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest and some of your views will include rivers waterfalls and beaches.

Lizard Island Day Tour

The landing of the aircraft on Lizard Island forms part of the excitement of this day tour as all guests sitting in their seats see the approaching runway from the pilots perspective.

Once all guests alight from the aircraft its time to begin the exploration of this world famous island and learn all about its past and present history.

Lizard Island may have had a tragic past but nowadays it is a holiday destination for the rich and famous.

Explore the picturesque Watson’s Bay before stepping off the beach and experience snorkelling the famous Clam Garden and the Blue Lagoon.

The marine life here will amaze you. Take a walk along the remote beaches and just admire the pristine scenery.

Cooktown Scenic Flight - Day Tour

After a wonderful time spent on Lizard Island it's time to re-board the aircraft and make the short scenic flight to see the historic sights of Cooktown and learn all about the history and heritage of this Far North Queensland pioneering town.

We firstly take in the 360-degree views atop Grassy Hill of the town and the Great Barrier Reef before heading to a well-earned lunch overlooking the Endeavour River.

Guests can wander at leisure and take some free time to visit the James Cook Museum before exploring other parts of this historic township.

Daintree Rainforest Scenic Flight

For the second time on your Cairns scenic flight you may once again take in the views of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation as well as Port Douglas and the northern beaches back into Cairns.

This well executed Lizard Island and Cooktown scenic flight day tour is simply not one to be missed as these two destinations are true bucket list regions you simply must visit when visting Cairns.

Please note that minimum numbers apply for this scenic flight to depart from Cairns throughout the year.

Speak with our reservations team and they can advise the best days to visit Lizard Island and Cooktown with us.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time


Departure Instructions

Make own way to Cairns Aiport General Aviation

  • Cooktown
  • Lizard Island
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Minimum numbers need to operate (4 guests)


10 Hours

Fitness Level Required



Weight: Up to 130 Kg / 287 Lb

Additional Information

Tour subject to minimum numbers & weather conditions

  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Soft bag with not much weight

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.

Cancellations within 48 hours of travel day incur a 50% fee

Lizard Island & Cooktown Day Tour - Ultimate Scenic Flight

Tour Code: 934

Departing: Cairns

Lizard Island - Cooktown in a Day



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$699.00
Family: au$3,096.00

Tour Code: 934



15 yrs & over

6 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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