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Great Barrier Reef Tours - Barrier Reef Flights

Cairns Full or Half Day Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour | Upgrade to Helicopter Package

Save $35.00 per person and see the reef from above & below! Your Great Barrier Reef tour from Cairns gives you the option to choose a full day reef trip or a half day helicopter and boat cruise to see the magnificent Great Barrier Reef from above and below the water's surface. Visit 2 exclusive outer reef sites on the Great Barrier Reef or ride in a helicopter at lunchtime. Departing from Cairns Marlin Marina this 35 metre (120ft), high speed catamaran cruises at 30 knots so you reach your reef destinations in only 80 minutes, allowing you over five hours of reef viewing time. We offer guests a huge array of in-water activities to experience the corals and marine life including snorkelling, semi-submersible submarine tours (optional extra) and even scenic helicopter flights (optional extra). With a maximum of 170 guests on board you’ll have plenty of room relax on the sun deck or in the air conditioned saloon. The journey home will have you singing along with the on board entertainer with a complimentary fruit & cheese platter.

Tour Code: 316

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Great Barrier Reef Tours | Cairns | Snorkel & Dive | Including 10 Min Helicopter

One of Cairns most exciting Great Barrier Reef tours is here! If it’s more of an exciting day on the reef you are looking for then read on. A brand new state of art reef boat races you out to visit 2 different reef locations in the one day. In this great value reef trip package deal you can choose to do an introductory scuba dive or if qualified a certified dive. Then join in on the FREE guided snorkel tour with the marine naturalist and then you can jump aboard for the piece de resistance a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight over the coral reef systems you were just snorkelling and diving in below! This tour is perfect for those who love to see the reef up close as well as appreciate it’s massive size from a bird's-eye view. You will travel to two different pristine reef locations on this full-day tour and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch, intro or certified scuba dives, a helicopter flight and much much more!

Tour Code: 557

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Great Barrier Reef 40 Minutes Scenic Flight | DAINAIR

This 40 minute scenic flight takes you over the world’s biggest natural aquarium showing you the vibrant and ever changing colours of the sea below. During this low level flight you will see up to 140 kilometres of reef, islands, sand cays and a myriad of marine life. Taking you from Cairns tracking out to Green Island north along the outer edges of the coral reef to the Low isles off Port Douglas your window seat will have you transfixed to the view below

Tour Code: 81

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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights - 40 Minutes

Seeing the Great Barrier Reef & the Tropical North Queensland coastline landscapes for the first time on a low level 40 - 60minute scenic flight is something you will never forget for the rest of your life. You will only truly understand the sheer vastness and natural beauty of this World Heritage listed region once you personally experience a scenic flight for yourself. There are excellent choices of scenic flights departing from Cairns in Queensland Australia. If you are visiting Cairns by cruise ship we can be there to collect you and take you for a spectacular low level flight over the Tropical North Queensland coastline, The Great Barrier Reef and even fly up to and over Port Douglas.

Tour Code: 503

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Reef OR Rainforest Discovery | 30 Minutes Scenic Helicopter Flight | GBR

Experience flying with Australia’s best. Enjoy the exhilaration of flying over one of the 10 wonders of the world — The Great Barrier Reef. Experience the Great Barrier Reef’s magnitude with a 30 minute helicopter flight from Cairns. The sapphire blue waters that surround the reefs are teeming with marine life that may be seen from these low level scenic flights. Capture the beauty of this natural wonder with uninterrupted views from your helicopter’s windows. Circumnavigate around Green Island and its surrounding reef systems whilst witnessing the colour changes within the pristine lagoons and around the naturally formed coral cays. An absolute must during a visit to Far North Queensland. The other 30 minute option is to fly over world heritage listed tropical Rainforest. Breathtaking views of the Barron Gorge and falls, the luscious dense rainforest covering the surrounding mountain ranges and the pristine coastal beaches can all be witnessed from the comfort of the GBR Helicopter. On both scenic flights enjoy an informative local commentary from your experienced pilot as you soar over the towering ancient forests that are native to the Far North Queensland region. Just don’t forget your camera!

Tour Code: 129

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Helicopter Flight & Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Packages | Snorkel Dive | Naut

Combine your next Great Barrier Reef tour to MV-SL Moore Reef Pontoon with a breathtaking scenic helicopter flight by Cairns Helicopter Company. The two companies combine their top of the line products to create an ultimate day experience on the reef. Choose to fly from Cairns to the outer reef platform or return back to Cairns from the outer reef platform. Whilst out on the reef you can choose to upgrade to a 10 minute scenic flight from the pontoon to see all the divers and snorkellers in the water amongst the coral bommies. The Great Barrier Reef is undeniably beautiful from the air, marvel at the magnitude of the reef systems and spot a variety of local marine life in the crystal clear lagoons during the low level scenic flight.

Tour Code: 434

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Cairns Best Half Day Reef Tour | Fly/Snorkel/Cruise | 25 Minute Helicopter Flight | Naut

Upgrade your Great Barrier Reef trip to a Fly/Cruise package with Cairns Helicopters for the ultimate half day tour to the Great Barrier Reef. Travel to the reef on a 25 minute thrilling low level scenic helicopter flight; take in the beauty of the coral reefs, cays and islands that make up this wondrous eco system. Land at Hastings Reef for 2 hours of snorkelling and enjoy a delicious Aussie BBQ lunch on-board the brand new boat MV - EVO before cruising back into Cairns with a wine in hand and live musical entertainment. A great way to end a great half day tour on the world famous Great Barrier Reef

Tour Code: 347

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FROM $389.00 Price is per adult
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Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights | A Day On The Reef | Snorkel & Dive | GBR&RM

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.

Tour Code: 121

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30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight | Cairns | Naut

If you have already been to the Great Barrier Reef by boat and enjoyed snorkelling and diving then it is time you tried something different. This 30min scenic helicopter flight is the perfect way to see the beautiful Great Barrier Reef from a different perspective. This flight takes you over Green Island, Arlington Reef, Vlasoff Sand Cay and Upolu Sandy Cay then back to Cairns aviation.

Tour Code: 351

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Scenic Reef Helicopter Flights | 30, 45 or 60 Minutes | HTNQ

The only way to really appreciate the spectacular scale of the Great Barrier Reef is to see it from the air, and our short flight ‘Wonders of the World’ tour shows off the best of the reef close to Cairns Queensland Australia. Available in 30, 45 or 60 minute flight times, this tour takes guests from Cairns out over lush tropical islands, colourful reefs and bright sandy cays that stand out like beacons against the vast aqua-blue of the Coral Sea. This is the most popular tour for a good reason – once you see the reef from the air for yourself you will know why millions of people travel from all over the world to see this amazing and vast natural wonder.

Tour Code: 522

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Scenic Helicopter Flights | QS Great Barrier Reef Platform | Ex Port Douglas & Cairns | GBR&QS

Travelling to the Quicksilver Outer Reef Platform, flying over pure white sand cays and viewing the amazing kaleidoscope of colours which make the Great Barrier Reef. Flying low over the reef, the pilot will show you the wonders that live beneath the sea. Landing at Agincourt Reef, on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef, join the Quicksilver Vessel and floating platform for a day of activities. Quicksilver has facilities for both swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy the stunning reef world. Explore the reef snorkeling, from a semi submersible or from the under water observatory

Tour Code: 117

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30 Minute Reef Scenic + Jet Boating Combo | BADF

This action-packed afternoon is sure to impress even the fussiest adventure-seeker. Take a 30-minute scenic helicopter tour over the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns to enjoy the views to magnificent coral reefs and marine life and finish your day by hopping onto Bad Fishy jet boat to take spins, twists and turns just off Cairns coast. Book a combo to save $39.00 per person and leave more pocket money for those cocktails and beers later in the afternoon.

Tour Code: 535

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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!

Tour Code: 130

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ATV Quad Bike OR Horse Riding & Fly/Cruise To Great Barrier Reef | Naut

Cairns Scenic Helicopters offers this fun filled 2 in 1 Adventure Tours in a 1 day combo pack. Starting your morning off with ATV Quad biking (or horse riding) before heading out on a 25 minute scenic helicopter flight for a half day afternoon of snorkelling and exploring on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef from Cairns in Queensland Australia. This 2 in 1 combo tour really is a great way to spend your day exploring all the things to see and all the things to do in Cairns. Rip around the sugar can fields on your high powered 250cc ATV Quad bikes and then strap yourself into your helicopter seat for a magical ride over the coral gardens, islands and sand cays before you land on the pontoon and begin your afternoon snorkel adventure.

Tour Code: 354

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Sand Cay Helicopter Flight Great Barrier Reef | Picnic & Snorkelling on the Reef | 2.5 Hours | HTNQ

You'll really feel like a celebrity when you touch down on your own private sand cay in the middle of the Coral Sea! Enjoy an amazing Great Barrier Reef scenic flight, snorkelling and gourmet picnic with champagne on this awesome helicopter tour.

Tour Code: 566

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Fly/Fly Half Day | Ultimate Scenic Helicopter Tour | Snorkel Great Barrier Reef | Naut

The Fly / Fly half day experience is an extraordinary day on the amazing Great Barrier Reef. This day is a combination of both your breath-taking helicopter flight and see the magnificent Hastings Reef. The Osprey Vessel caters for around 110 people max with 14 crew members on board. Inside you will find comfortable seats and air-conditioning for your comfort and out the back you have steps which give you easy access into the water.

Tour Code: 348

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Ultimate Reef & Rainforest | 60 Minutes Scenic Flight | GBR

Best panoramic aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Tropical Rainforest will be experienced on this 60 minute GBR Helicopter’s scenic flight! Soar over rainforest covered mountain ranges, roaring waterfalls, palm tree lined coastal beaches, out over the Great Barrier Reef to be blown away of the sheer magnitude of this unique marine environment. From the vivid greens of the towering rainforest to the turquoise waters of the reef, the photo opportunities are endless and memories priceless.

Tour Code: 131

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Cairns Scenic Flight Lizard Island Day Tour | DAINAIR

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. Come and explore Lizard Island with us on a scenic flight from Cairns. We depart at 8:00am 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.

Tour Code: 278

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FROM $740.00 Price is per adult
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Helicopter Flight To A Secluded Sand Cay | Naut

A Fantasy flight is the perfect way to spend a romantic day on a secluded cay or by a rainforest waterfall. If you are thinking of proposing, renewing your wedding vows or just having a day to say “I Love you” than one of these two special packages are the way to go.

Tour Code: 353

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Scenic Helicopter Escape To A Sand Cay Escape | GBR

Want to impress the love of your life with that once in a lifetime romantic day out? Need to escape reality? Let us take you to an unbelievable part of our universe! You will be exclusively escorted to a private, secluded Sand Cay paradise where your very own pilot will serve you a delicious tropical brunch, a chilled bottle of fine Australian wine and fresh fruit juices. Then, the cay is yours to enjoy — swimming, sun-bathing — what ever your heart desires!

Tour Code: 122

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FROM $899.00 Price is per adult
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