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Daintree Air Services

Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4034 9300
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Daintree Air, A Cairns based air charter company, offer day tours to Lizard Island and Cape York as well as scenic reef flights over the Great Barrier Reef. Daintree Air Services have been operating in Cairns for over 35 years and are the only operator to offer safe and affordable reef scenic flights in multi engine air-conditioned aircraft. We offer our clients the best flights in Queensland! During the Lizard Island Day Tour clients experience several hundred kilometres of the Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforest of Far North Queensland as well as spending six hours on the ground to snorkel some of the world's most beautiful reef. Clients have the option of spending their time on the island snorkelling, exploring the island or simply relaxing under the Casuarina trees. The spectacular reef, the unspoilt island in the coral sea combined with the scenic flight over the reef and rainforest makes this a very special day. General air charter is also offered by Daintree Air Services to mining, government and corporate clients. During November of 2012 the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia approved the trainer to be used for the purpose of Licence Renewals, Pilot Training, and Pilot Recency for instrument approaches.We now have one of the very most advanced CASA approved Pilot Training Devices in Australia here in Cairns, to be used by Daintree Air Pilots as well as for the use of Pilots from other Companies whom wish to use the trainer for currency.
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“lizard island” (65 reviews)
“cape york” (33 reviews)
“scenic flight” (13 reviews)
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Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
This attraction is at Cairns Airport
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+61 7 4034 9300
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"lizard island"
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"cape york"
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"scenic flight"
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"great pilot"
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"day trip"
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"the great barrier reef"
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"min flight"
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"low altitude"
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"co pilot"
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"an experience we will never forget"
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"fresh lunch"
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"fish"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"leaving cairns"
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"felt completely safe"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful expereince, great people to deal with, knowledgeable competent pilot and staff. We cannot speak highly enough of the day we had at Lizard Island, the low level flights to and from,the island. Excellent value and day we will never forget. ,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We can't thank the team at Daintree Air enough for the amount of support and ease they provided in our Lizard island transfer. The whole experience from pick up to flight to drop off was perfect. Thank you Greg, Josh, Aaron, Lochlan and Judy for...More

3  Thank Ronan R
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

What an AMAZING experience!!! We had a fabulous day. Well worth the money. Loved Greg’s aussie humour.

2  Thank lyndajs56
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We booked our flight at short notice from Cooktown and Greg was really accommodating the flight began in Cairns but we were picked up at Cooktown airport on the way north.It was a low altitude flight with interesting and informative commentery along the way pointing...More

2  Thank anneion
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I can safely say that this day trip to Lizard Island with Daintree Air was an unforgettable, one of a kind, exclusively priceless experience that we’ll most fondly remember and talk about for the rest of our lives! When I talked to Greg on the...More

3  Thank Bhavna_and_Sai
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Well organised, friendly, helpful, team. I am also Coeliac and was well catered for. Greg and Lauchie were experienced pilots and very knowledgeable of the area. Greg also drove our 4wd a/c bus . We were well informed before leaving of the cloud issues but...More

1  Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Forget 1000km of dust and corrugated roads, Greg and Lachie flew us there and back with lunch and plenty of inclusions in a fantastic day excursion ~ thanks Daintree Air Services for an amazing day😎

1  Thank Stuart J
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

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sdb97
26 June 2018|
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Response from Stuart J | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, ring their office directly might be the go.
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Katrob8
18 July 2015|
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Response from Stuart J | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It’s not cheap. $1599 each, but you get what you pay for. Great scenic flight up at 1500 feet. Comfy 4wd trip to tip. Commentary on history, lunch, morning & afternoon tea. Sure beats driving. Hope this helps
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