Helicopter Cairns 30-Minute Scenic Reef Helicopter Flight
Helicopter Cairns begins in Cairns, taking you high above the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.
First, ensure your camera is ready for fantastic photo opportunities.
This scenic flight provides outstanding views of the Great Barrier Reef’s nearby islands and sand cays.
About the Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the World’s most extensive coral Reef.
The GBR has over 2,500 individual reefs and over 900 islands and cays. The Reef starts in Bundaberg and extends to the Northern tip of Cape York. The Great Barrier Reef is three thousand kilometres long.
Below the surface is over 1500 species of fish and 400 different species of coral. The Great Barrier Reef is also home to six of the World’s seven sea turtles. Next, you will also find dolphins, giant clams and also rays.
While flying, be on the lookout for dugongs and sea turtles, two endangered species that call the Reef home.
Breathtaking Views above the Great Barrier Reef
Flying above the Reef allows for amazing views of marine life, including turtles, manta rays, dolphins and whales.
Humpback whales visit the GBR on their annual migration between June and September.
Next, the pilot knows they will be delighted to point out marine life during the flight.
This tour requires a minimum of two people to operate and can depart any day.
Next, hit the book button, and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Please find out about our scenic helicopter tour with a picnic on a sand cay.
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This tour includes spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding islands.
Cairns Helicopter Tour Itinerary
- Pick up transfer from your Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation
- Depart general aviation
- 30-minute scenic flight
- Return transfer back to your accommodation
- Return transfers to and from your accommodation (Cairns City – Northern Beaches)
- 30-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
What To Bring
- Camera with a lanyard
Departing from Cairns General Aviantion