Cairns Reef & Rainforest Scenic Flight

Starting from: $AU499.00

Tour Overview

  • Tour: 45min Reef & Rainforest Scenic Helicopter flight
  • Departure location: Cairns & Northern Beaches
  • Suitable for families & couples
  • Number of passengers: Min 2 / Max 6
  • Departs: Daily
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Places visited: Barron Gorge, Stoney Creek Falls, Kuranda Rainforest, Palm Cove and beaches, Vlasoff Sand Cay, Green Island and reefs.


Cairns Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight

Enjoy the best of both worlds in this amazing 45 minute Reef and Rainforest Helicopter tour.

The heli experience starts with passengers flying over the beautiful Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda. Visitors will be able to see the Barron falls which it looks amazing during the wet season and also the famous Kuranda rainforest.

The next location is Stoney Creek, a hidden and special place located north of Cairns. After that it is time for the popular Palm Cove and the Northern Beaches before making their way out to the awesome Great Barrier Reef.

At the Great Barrier Reef passengers will be taken to see Green Island and Vlasoff Cay, two beautiful locations. From the air the colours of the reef look amazing and the chance of seeing marine life is quite good. So passengers should have the camera ready to take some great photos of turtles, stingrays and whales.

Anyone visiting cairns has time to fit this amazing 45 minute Reef & Rainforest scenic flight into their holiday itinerary.

What's included in the main price

  • 45 minute Reef & Rainforest Scenic Flight around Cairns area
  • Upgrade to a Fly / Cruise to the Reef
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

Tour Itinerary

Time Description
Passengers check in at the office at the Pier, Cairns CBD
Body weight check
45 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef & the Rainforest around Cairns

Please Note:
Passenger Weight: 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.

Tour Prices

Rates & Tariffs

Season: 2024 - 2025 Rates Dates: 1st April 2024 - 31st March 2025 Action
Reef & Rainforest Flight (45 minutes) $499.00 per adult
$499.00 per child
Reef & Rainforest Flight (60 minutes) $699.00 per adult
$699.00 per child

Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.

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.

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