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Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour from Cairns

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Enjoy unforgettable views of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as you fly over the UNESCO-listed natural wonder in a helicopter. Experience the magnitude of the vast reef as you float overhead on a 25-minute flight, spotting landmarks like Green Island and Upolo Cay and swooping low enough to see coral clusters and schools of tropical fish and rays. This tour includes pick-up from Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$284.84
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

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Customize your visit to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns with your selection from three travel options with a choice of snorkeling, scuba diving, and a one-way or round-trip scenic helicopter tour. Admire views of the Great Barrier Reef from your helicopter as you get a multi-angled perspective on one of the world’s top natural wonders. Then enjoy a close experience of the coral reef by choosing to snorkel or enroll in an optional scuba diving course (additional expense).
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  • 2 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$334.81
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Ultimate Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest 45-minute Helicopter Tour

Ultimate Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest 45-minute Helicopter Tour

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Enjoy the best of both worlds on this exhilarating 45-minute helicopter flight, crossing both land and sea. Swoop over the lush rainforest and thundering waterfalls of the Barron Gorge, then admire the vast reefs and aquamarine waters of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef. Spot landmarks like Stoney Creek Falls, Green Island and Arlington Reef, and snap aerial photos of the Northern Beaches and Palm Cove. This tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off from Cairns.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$356.22
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40-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

40-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

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Get a rounder perspective of the Great Barrier Reef by viewing it from the air on this scenic flight from Cairns. Soaring over the UNESCO-listed reef allows you to take in its colors and appreciate its vastness. Enjoy unobstructed photo opportunities from your window seat as you take in such sights as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Vlassof Cay, and Michaelmas Reef.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.25
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Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch

Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch

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Indulge yourself and your loved ones with a private helicopter tour that takes you out to a secluded island on the Great Barrier Reef. Admire the reef from above during your 25-minute scenic helicopter flight, then experience its natural beauty up close after your pilot gently lands on the gorgeous and remote Vlasoff Cay (or Turtle Beach if Vlasoff Cay is occupied). Enjoy a two-hour retreat in paradise with everything you need provided, including a picnic basket with champagne and nibbles, picnic blanket, deck chairs, beach umbrella and snorkeling equipment.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$606.07
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

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Experience one of the wonders of the natural world up close and personal on this snorkeling and diving cruise on the Great Barrier Reef. Climb aboard a 35 meter superyacht in Cairns and set sail for the open sea. Reach the Barrier Reef and explore the colorful world underneath the water, and snorkel or dive for a closer look. Travel to 2 different locations on the reef to see more of this special place
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.43
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Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

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Discover one of the world’s most breath-taking natural wonders from the sea and the sky on this 6-hour tour from Cairns. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef as you cruise out to the Moore Reef pontoon; enjoy swimming and snorkeling amid schools of tropical fish and spot marine life from a glass-bottom or semi-submersible boat. After tucking into a hearty buffet lunch (included), return to the mainland on a thrilling helicopter flight and admire spectacular aerial views along the coast.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$426.89
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Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

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Experience the Great Barrier Reef from the air and sea with a helicopter flight and cruise from Cairns. Depending on the tides and weather, head to either Norman or Saxon Reef where you'll be able to snorkel, relax on the sun deck, and enjoy an Aussie BBQ lunch. Following that, you'll get the chance to soar over picturesque reef systems before returning to the boat.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.87
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Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

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Take to the air in a scenic helicopter flight to Green Island, a 6,000-year-old coral cay located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, from Cairns. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Green Island boasts a reef and rainforest where you can spend a half or full day before returning to Cairns via catamaran.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$388.35
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns

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Get a bird’s-eye perspective of Tropical North Queensland on an unforgettable hot air balloon flight at sunrise. Soar over the Atherton Tablelands as golden sunlight breaks across beautiful farmlands, rivers, and forests. Choose the duration of your flights and enjoy pickup and drop-off from your Cairns, Northern Beaches, or Palm Cove hotel. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful way to start your day!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$338.08
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Lizard Island Day Tour by Air from Cairns

Lizard Island Day Tour by Air from Cairns

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Fly to Lizard Island from Cairns for a full day of fun in a tropical paradise. Soar above the Coral Sea and get great views of the Great Barrier Reef and rain forest from above. After landing, you can go snorkeling to see colorful fish, coral reef, and giant clams; take a walk to Cooks Lookout; and relax on the beach. Your tour includes a local guide, lunch and snacks, and round-trip flight from Cairns.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$642.90
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Private Coral Cay Bubbles Tour
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Private Coral Cay Bubbles Tour

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Capture those Instagram moments in solitude on your own private Sand Cay. Make this the highlight of your visit to the Great Barrier Reef - the most cost effective way to indulge in one of the signature Great Barrier Reef experiences and create once in a lifetime memories. An intimate and personalised tour delivered by passionate locals. IMPORTANT - GBRMPA permit conditions apply. Sand Cays in the Marine Park are accessible by the public and by other tourism operators. For this reason, exclusive access to Vlassof Cay cannot be guaranteed. Landings are only permitted when the Sand Cay is unoccupied and subject to weather and tides. On the rare occasion that Vlassof Cay is occupied on our arrival, we will extend the scenic flight by 10 mins, get high over the outer Barrier Reef and pop the bubbles on-board ! Conditions applicable to Sand Cay tours detailed here are discussed and confirmed with passengers prior to flight.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$421.90
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40 mins Reef Scenic Flight at Outer Reef in Odyssey

40 mins Reef Scenic Flight at Outer Reef in Odyssey

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This 40-minute reef scenic helicopter flight is incredible. By extending the flight by another 10 minutes, we take in all the highlights of the 30-minute product, but extend the flight path out to the east, passing Green Island and tracking to the outer edge of Arlington Reef – one of the largest reefs in the northern section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. We traverse the very edge of the reef pushing toward the edge of the Australian continental shelf where the water clarity is unsurpassed, and the ocean floor drops away to over 1,000 feet. The additional time allows us to push further north past sandy Vlasoff Cay and on to the outer reaches of the Reef to immerse yourself in the colours and textures of the reef and clear blue waters. The massive North Queensland skies provide unforgettable backdrops for the keen photographer to capture once in a lifetime images. Our local pilot/guides provide commentary and insights into the reef and its abundance of marine inhabitants.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$351.47
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Northern Beaches near Cairns
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Northern Beaches near Cairns

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Don't miss the chance to go for a hot-air balloon ride over Far North Queensland's Atherton Tablelands - it's one of the top "must do" activities when visiting the tropics. Pickup and return transfers from Northern Beaches accommdation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$338.08
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Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

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See the natural wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef from various angles on this combined helicopter and cruise package deal. Fly to the outer reef on a helicopter, enjoying the sea views from above and seeing the reef from a unique perspective. After landing, spend more than two hours at the reef platform, where you can snorkel, view the reef from a semi-submersible, and learn about the reef’s biodiversity.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$386.20
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$386.20

Scenic Cooktown & Outback (Fly/Drive) from Cairns, CNS Beaches or Port Douglas

Scenic Cooktown & Outback (Fly/Drive) from Cairns, CNS Beaches or Port Douglas

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Start the day with an amazing scenic flight from Cairns to Cooktown, enjoying views of the Coral Sea, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforest and spectacular mountain ranges. Meet your experienced driver guide in Cooktown and explore the frontier town of Cooktown. Discover the history of this magnificent area and it’s landmarks that link directly to Captain Cook’s journey in 1770. Visit the Grassy Hill Lookout, heritage listed Cooktown Cemetery, the James Cook Museum and Cooktown’s Botanic Gardens. Enjoy a return journey driving via the outback highway with plains of eucalypt trees, termite mounds and grazing cattle.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
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$394.25
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Inner Reef Explorer - 30 min Reef Scenic Private Flight

Inner Reef Explorer - 30 min Reef Scenic Private Flight

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This 30-minute scenic helicopter tour departs Cairns airport and tracks out from the mainland with views of the city of Cairns and Trinity inlet, passing False Cape where you can see the remnants of WWII defences, Mt Yarrabah, Mission Bay and Cape Grafton. From there we strike out to the inner edge of the Reef and Green Island, a 6,000 year-old coral sand island that boasts its own native rainforest eco-system. Tracking to the north, we explore the western side of Arlington Reef, home to a diverse range of marine creatures – turtles, sharks and sting rays. Continuing north we’ll circle Vlasoff Cay a tiny sand island in the middle of the reef that reduces to only a few hundred square metres in size at high tide. From Vlasoff Cay we head west, over Upolu Cay and back to Cairns taking in fantastic views of the North Queensland coastline framed by the lush rainforest-covered eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$281.03
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Barron Gorge & Falls - 20 min Rainforest Scenic Flight

Barron Gorge & Falls - 20 min Rainforest Scenic Flight

Our 20-minute Cairns rainforest scenic tour provides a ‘taste’ of this incredible World Heritage-listed natural region. Cairns sits on a floodplain to the south of the mouth of the mighty Barron River. The Barron river flows 65 kilometres across fertile volcanic soils of the Atherton Tablelands and then journeys through the quaint village of Kuranda before cascading down the 850 ft high Barron Falls and out into the Coral Sea. The Barron Gorge is an impressive natural feature carved out of the Great Dividing Range and the Falls at its head are intimidating to behold when in full flight during the tropical wet season. This scenic helicopter flight tracks up through the Barron Gorge up to and over the Barron Falls, passing the over the world-famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where it spans the river and around the village of Kuranda before turning for the coast and descending over the lush eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range with panoramic views over Cairns and out to the Reef.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.60
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Zoom Around Cairns - 10 min City Scenic Flight

Zoom Around Cairns - 10 min City Scenic Flight

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The most affordable way to get the thrill of a helicopter scenic flight over the beautiful city of Cairns.
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  • 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.03
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Beyond the Range - 30 min Rainforest Scenic Flight

Beyond the Range - 30 min Rainforest Scenic Flight

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Extend your Cairns rainforest scenic helicopter flight to 30 minutes and we start this experience by climbing quickly with a clearance to 2,500 ft over the City of Cairns headed West for the Great Dividing Range. Ascending the lush eastern slopes, we arrive over beautiful Lake Morris which attracts an abundance of birdlife to its pristine waters. Passing over Copperlode Dam we’ll track along the range, overflying the Kuranda Scenic Railway at Stoney Creek. We continue on, flying into the mighty ‘Instagram’ worthy Barron Gorge. Here we’ll gently climb, passing through 1,000 ft over the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and then circle over the Barron Falls and nearby Kuranda rainforest village where the famous Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway begin their return journey back to Cairns. From Kuranda, your Cairns helicopter tour turns for the coast over the lush eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range with views of Double Island, Palm Cove, over Cairns city and out to the Reef.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$281.03
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Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

Discover the iconic Great Barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a Great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. While you’re out at the pontoon to take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$311.32
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