In this 15 minute helicopter scenic flight passengers are able to see the beauty of Green Island and the amazing Great Barrier Reef around it. This is a great opportunity for fantastic photos including hopefully some marine life such as sea turtles, stingrays, whales etc.
Green Island is a beautiful coral cay located on the Great Barrier Reef with tropical rainforests surrounded by white sandy beaches, beautiful coral reefs and extensive marine life.
Visitors can spend up to 7 hours on this tropical island with a range of exciting optional activities. Included for the day is a choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing or snorkelling equipment.
The travelling to the island is only 50 minutes by a fast catamaran across the Coral Sea with 3 departures from Cairns and also from Green Island daily, visitors have the flexibility to spend a half or full day on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay.
Extra activities include:
|07:30-8:15||Check-in at the Great Adventures desk inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street|
|08:30||Boat departs the Reef Terminal, Cairns|
|Travel time is 45 minutes direct to Green Island on a fast stable motor catamaran|
|09:15||Boat arrives on Green Island|
|Enjoy your full day exploring Green Island and all the activities available|
|Enjoy an amazing 15 minute Hhelicopter scenic flight|
|16:30||Boat departs Green Island|
|17:15||Boat arrives back in Cairns|
All Divers: In accordance with the Australian diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving.
Introductory Divers - NOTE: Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving (e.g. Asthma, Heart Disease), please contact our office. Min. age to dive is 12 years.
Flying after Diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, an interval of 24 hours is recommended. This is not applicable for low helicopter flights over the reef.
Helicopter Passengers: Weight Check: Please note that client’s body weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed as per Australia's Aviation Policy. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.
Insurance: The helicopter operator carries full insurance including Public Liability Insurance of $50,000,000.00.
Sea Walker: Min age is 12 years old.
|Season: 2018 - 2019 Rates||Dates: 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019||Action|
|15min Scenic Flight||
$361.00 per adult
$346.00 per child
$1,306.00 per family
|Additional Extras||Dates: 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019|
|Return Coach Transfer (Cairns City)||$26.00 per adult / $16.00 per child|
|Return Coach Transfer (Northern Beaches)||$32.00 per adult / $17.00 per child|
|Introductory Dive||$164.00 per adult / $164.00 per child|
|Certified Dive||$116.00 per adult / $116.00 per child|
|Boat Snorkel Tour||$48.00 per adult / $32.00 per child|
|Sea Walker||$175.00 per adult / $175.00 per child|
|Parasailing||$140.00 per adult / $115.00 per child|
Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.
Reef Tax: $6.50 is levied for all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef. This charge and other levies are INCLUDED in the cruise fares.
Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.
Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.
Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.
Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.