Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight – 30 Minutes

Cairns, Queensland

See Australia’s incredible Natural Wonder of the World from above with a 30 minute Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight departing from Cairns!

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Cairns, Queensland
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Take off from Cairns city and experience the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on this spectacular 30 minute scenic helicopter flight! See this incredible Natural Wonder of the World and all of its incredible colours, corals and marine life from an angle few get to experience. It’s a panorama that is truly stunning, and over the course of the 30 minute flight you’ll fly over beautiful reef islands, pristine turquoise waters and untouched coral cays along the way. You will soar over local icon Green Island, gaze directly down into the marine-life-filled Arlington Reef, pass over Vlasoff and Upolu Sand Cays and much, much more.

Join your knowledgeable and experienced pilot/guide as they provide you with an expertly-flown trip above the reef with detailed commentary and insight on all the natural highlights that make this massive marine organism such a stunning and unique feature. You’ve never seen the Great Barrier Reef quite like this and if you’re after the ultimate Tropical QLD sightseeing experience, book yourself a reef helicopter flight online today!


  • 30 minute scenic Great Barrier Reef helicopter flight
  • Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels


  • Green Island
  • Arlington Reef
  • Vlasoff Sand Cay
  • Upolu Sand Cay


  • Flights depart daily from 2 Pier Point Road, Cairns between 10am and 4pm. Upon completion of purchase, the tour operator must be contacted to confirm the exact flight time. Complete local tour operator information is included on your confirmation voucher

Additional Information

  • Minimum 2 passengers required
  • All passengers weights must be advised at time of booking
  • All passengers will be weighed before the flight to confirm weights
  • Nautilus Aviation operate a fleet of helicopters with individual specifications. The maximum single seat payload is 130KG. For passengers exceeding 130KG, aircraft seating four or more (4+) passengers are required for private charters and for listed tours and packages, an additional seat at 50% of ticket price may need to be purchased for passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • As a flight time is not specified upon purchase, at the completion of your purchase, you will need to contact the tour operator to book in a flight time for your selected date
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted – Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this experience
  • Cancellation notice of 48hours is required for a full refund claim and 24-48 hours, for a 50% refund claim. No refund applies if the booking is cancelled inside 24 hours


Cairns, Queensland

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