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60-Minute Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas High-Wing Scenic Flight from Cairns, Including Green Island

  • Spectacular views of the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef
  • Guaranteed window seat for unobstructed aerial views
  • Live commentary from your pilot ensures you don’t miss anything
60-Minute Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas High-Wing Scenic Flight from Cairns, Including Green Island
From US$210.59
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Queensland’s Tropical North is the only place in the world where two UNESCO World Heritage sites meet—the Wet Tropics rain forest and the Great Barrier Reef. This scenic flight affords incredible aerial views of both, as you soar over Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest, Green Island, and Arlington Reef.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your Cairns hotel and a short transfer to Cairns Airport, where you’ll board a fixed-wing aircraft. From your window seat, enjoy spectacular aerial views as you take off over Cairns and head north along the coast to Port Douglas.
Fly inland over the lush landscapes of the Daintree Rainforest and then swoop low over the islands and cays of the Great Barrier Reef, looking out for turtles, sharks, and stingrays in the crystal-clear waters below. Listen as your pilot points out notable sights and landmarks, including Green Island, Double Island, and Palm Cove, and fly over the Arlington Reef, Upolu Reef, Batt Reef, and Tongue Reef.
As you land back at Cairns Airport, a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Reviews (10)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Definitely Worth Doing ....

We did the 60 minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef and would definitely recommend. Pilot was very professional & informative and we felt safe at all times - totally different view from the air. Would make a great gift for someone special or for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa070660
Reviewed 18 November 2018
super experience

Very good - it has to be done! Best way to enjoy the view on the barrier. We did feel safe all the time. Check that all the headsets are working before landing, otherwise no comment to enjoy! Free pick up from hotel in Cairns....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CHGEFV
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
1 hour flight over the reef

It is amazing to see the Greet Barrier Reef from the sky. The tour was great as we saw Green Island, Michaelas Cay, Port Douglas, the rainforest and other beautiful places.

1  Thank Alexikc
Reviewed 3 March 2018
Great Value, Safe & Clean Aircraft.

Booked & all the crew were fantastic, Picked up from hotel on time, without fuss. Quick safety video etc. Up & away, what an excellent 60+ mins in the air. We did look @ another helicopotor tour, just to expensive & 10+ mins in air...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 59_lee
Reviewed 13 February 2018
Non swimmer so this is a winner

nice welcome by the reception staff....booked on the Wednesday and flew on the Saturday.....Professional video safety briefing and we were away on time . Picked a beautiful day our pilots running commentary was excellent and by circling and banking everybody had wonderful views of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank terry187047
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