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The breathtakingly beautiful Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world and one of the world's most stunning natural wonders. Take a 30 minute flight over this spectacular ecosystem and discover why people travel from all over the world to see it.
- Feel on cloud nine with birds-eye views of the Great Barrier Reef
- Fly over the only island on the Reef covered in rainforest
- Keep your eyes peeled for turtles and manta rays
- Learn about the Reef from your expert pilot
- Enjoy VIP hotel transfers direct to our helipad
Your tour begins with VIP hotel pick-up, where you'll be met at your accommodation and driven directly to our helipad. After a short safety briefing and helicopter orientation, you'll be flying sky high towards the spectacular ecosystem that is the Great Barrier Reef.
You'll soon discover why the Reef is a must see from the air as we fly over the famous Green Island, the only Great Barrier Reef island to have true rainforest growing on it. During the flight your experienced pilot will be in constant communication, pointing out significant landmarks and providing expert commentary. Keep your eyes peeled for marine turtles that are often seen in the seagrass beds surrounding the island.
Continuing north-east you'll enjoy dazzling views of the Outer Great Barrier Reef, comprised of thousands of individual coral reefs which when seen from above are bright patches sitting amongst the glittering blue waters of the Coral Sea. Home to an abundance of marine life, it's not uncommon to spot a manta ray or maybe even a migrating whale, depending on the time of your visit.
As we swing back and commence our return to Cairns, we’ll pass over Upolo Cay, which is a part of the Arlington Reef system in the Great Barrier Reef. This is a relatively young sand cay that started its life as a sand bank. Although it’s growing in size all the time, Upolo Cay can sometimes be completely submerged, pending the time of day and year, but even when underwater will stand out as a brilliant white against the azure blue of the Coral Sea.
The end of this 30-minute scenic helicopter tour of the Great Barrier Reef will see you back in Cairns, where you will be transferred back to your accommodation in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
- 30 minute scenic Great Barrier Reef flight
- Return transfers from your Cairns/Northern Beaches accommodation
- In-flight commentary from your expert pilot
- Adult pricing applies to all travellers. One infant under the age of 3 may travel on the lap of an adult free of charge.
- Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, all passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variance advised at time of booking greater than 10% may incur 100% cancellation fee.
- This experience is dependent on good weather. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be offered a flight on a different date or a full refund.
- Available for all ages
- Packages start from $349.00pp
- Beginners Welcome
- All Equipment Provided
question_answer Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum age for Helicopter Flights at Aeroglen?
The minimum age for Helicopter Flights at Aeroglen is suitable for all ages.
How long does an Helicopter Flights session at Aeroglen last?
The average Helicopter Flights session at our Aeroglen centre is 4 hours 10 minutes.
Is Helicopter Flights Aeroglen open for bookings during the week?
Absolutely, however Helicopter Flights is busiest at the weekend - and our Aeroglen centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.
Is Helicopter Flights Aeroglen open for bookings at weekends?
Helicopter Flights at Aeroglen is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Helicopter Flights bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!
How popular is the Helicopter Flights Aeroglen center?
Geronigo® aims for all of our Helicopter Flights locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Helicopter Flights Aeroglen center is no exception. Book with confidence!
Can I buy a gift voucher for Helicopter Flights Aeroglen?
Yes you can buy Helicopter Flights Aeroglen gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Helicopter Flights Aeroglen vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).
Where is Helicopter Flights Aeroglen?
The Helicopter Flights Aeroglen center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Helicopter Flights centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!
How much is Helicopter Flights at Aeroglen?
The average package price of Helicopter Flights at Aeroglen $1,173.11. The lowest price is $349.00 with the most expensive option being $2,599.00.
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