Cairns, Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights

Cairns, Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights

A most exhilarating and unique way to experience Tropical North Queensland's World Heritage areas, both the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics. To really appreciate the untouched beauty, dramatic scenery and the sheer size of these areas seeing it from the air is the "only" way.

Tour Highlights

  • Copperlode Dam
  • Redlynch Valley
  • Stoney Creek
  • The Barron Gorge and Kuranda
  • Upolo Reef
  • Vlassof Reef
  • Middle Cay
  • Arlington Reef
  • Green Island

Tour Info

Code SL-FLIGHTS
Style
  • Scenic Flight
Duration 0.75 Hours
Price From $299
Departures

Daily

Vehicle Helicopter
Suitability Open Age
Start Cairns @ Cairns
Finish Cairns @ Cairns

Rainforest Scenic Flight

Code: SL-01
Duration: 20 Minutes
Price: $299 (Min 2 Pax)
Starts: Cairns
Ends: Cairns

A stunning rainforest experience with postcard perfect views from every angle.

This is an amazing flight over Far North Queensland's diverse World Heritage rainforest. After climbing to 2,500 feet, you will track to the beautiful Lake Morris (Coperlode Dam) and along Redlynch Valley to Stoney Creek and the Barron Gorge. At the end of the Barren Gorge you will see the spectacular waterfall. The return trip contains panoramic views of Cairns and the Northern Beaches.


Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight

Code: SL-GBR30
Duration: 30 Minutes
Price: $399 (Min 2 Pax)
Starts: Cairns
Ends: Cairn

The ultimate adventure in the sky - the only way to see the Reef. The 30 minute Reef Scenic Flight takes in some of the best sights of the region. Departing from either the airport or our Heliport in the centre of Cairns, this flight includes the following sights: False Cape, Mission Bay, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay, Upolo Reef

The view from the helicopter is spectacular - there is simply no other way to appreciate the sheer expanse of the Great Barrier Reef. In addition to the picture postcard views of the reef, you might also see sharks, turtles, manta rays and even whales at the right time of year.

Deluxe Reef Scenic Flight

Code: SL-DR40
Duration: 40 Minutes
Price: $499 (Min 2 Pax)
Starts: Cairns
Ends: Cairns

TThe best way to see the reef.

Upgrade your 30 minute Reef Scenic Flight and give yourself more time over the Reef. The 40 minute Deluxe Reef Scenic Flight takes in the same amazing sights:

False Cape, Mission Bay, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay, Upolo Reef

The view from the helicopter is spectacular - there is simply no other way to appreciate the sheer expanse of the Great Barrier Reef. In addition to the picture postcard views of the reef, you might also see sharks, turtles, manta rays and even whales at the right time of year.

Reef & Rainforest Scenic Flight

Code: SL-RR60
Duration: 60 Minutes
Price: $599 (Min 2 Pax)
Starts: Cairns
Ends: Cairns

This flight allows you to see the best that Tropical North Queensland has to offer - the Great Barrier Reef and the Tropical Rainforest. The Reef and Rainforest scenic flight showcases the very best that Cairns has to offer. The flight lasts 60 minutes, during which time you will cover over 120km of our spectacular tropical land and sea environment. Amongst the many sights you will see include:

Cairns city, the lagoon, the marina, and the surrounding suburbs from a truly unique perspective as you begin the flight climbing up to 2,500 feet.

Copperlode Dam, Redlynch Valley, Stoney Creek, the Barron Gorge and Kuranda, Upolo Reef, Vlassof Reef, Middle Cay, Arlington Reef and Green Island

There surely can't be many better things to do in 60 minutes.