Helicopter Cairns tour 30-Minute Scenic Reef Flight

A helicopter tour is an excellent opportunity to see the Great Barrier Reef above and understand its scale and scope.  The sun will shine through the shallow seas in numerous spots, illuminating the reef below.  Flying over the reef will allow you to fully experience this natural phenomenon’s magnificence.

Breathtaking Views above the Great Barrier Reef

This tour provides breathtaking views of  Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Vlasoff Cay, and Upolu CayThree of the most famous sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef.

The Reef offers fantastic views of marine life, including turtles, manta rays, dolphins and whales.

Humpback whales are often seen on their annual migration between June and September.

Best time to fly

The ideal flying time is between 1 and 3 pm to capture the best aerial shots.
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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


Tour Inclusions

  • Return transfers to and from your accommodation (Cairns City – Northern Beaches)
  • 30-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef

What to bring

What To Bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera with a lanyard
  • Water

How to get there

Flights Depart from our Cairns Heliport located: 2 Pier Point Road, Marina Point, Cairns

Tour Features

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