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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...more
Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
This attraction is at Cairns Airport
+61 7 4034 9300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip took us through three cities in which we saw downtown city, beaches, rainforest, national park and, of course, the reef. It's easy to say that the Great Barrier Reef was the most gorgeous part of our trip, though, in returning to the states...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank joseph_hav
Reviewed 3 days ago

All the team was amazing! Experienced Pilots/Guides taking us on a scenic flight from Cairns to Lizard islands with magnificent views of the Great Barrier Reef. At lizard island we made some short walks to Blue lagoon and Watson´s Bay...one of the best places i...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Fanblade1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did this trip on the 12/9/2018 as an early birthday present to me. The crew and pilots were great. Flying low over the northern coastline before we headed towards Bamaga was great. Then on our four wheel bus to take us to the tip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Daina J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definite Highlight of my stay in Cairns, the Pilots/Guides are the right blend of professional and irreverent, and seeing the breadth of the great barrier reef from the air gives a new perspective of it that you could never get any other way. Lizard island...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a memorable day trip to Lizard Island. The flight from Cairns is just under an hour and you get to see a fabulous view of the Great Barrier Reef. Truly stunning views including where Captain Cooks ship ran aground, the reef where unfortunately Steve...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

so glad we flew with them over the reef, super friendly, super courteous. Worth every penny. Very smooth ride. We took it because my wife gets motion sick, she had a great time on the plane.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank rjsanchezjr
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The hefty price I paid to fly over the Great Barrier Reef might well justify the incredible beauty you’ll see from the air. The company is serious about their business perfectly fine and safe although I must recognize I was a bit scare to fly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank VictoriaD2
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We did the Cape York Day Tour with Daintree Air Services and they were amazing. The pilots were fantastic and informative on the trip up and joined us for the short trip to the Northern most point. We did low level flying on the way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Snorkeling sightseeing and picnic on the beach. This was very professional and run by great people. Very helpful and knowledgeable pilot too. A great day and worth the money.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank cragus13
Reviewed 28 July 2018

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. ,

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank geofffrancispi
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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.
18 July 2015|
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