Cairns Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour
Fly and cruise the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven wonders of the world. You’ll take a scenic helicopter tour from Cairns over the stunning Great Barrier Reef, then cruise, snorkel and dive the reef. You’ll have unforgettable aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral and marine life, and enjoy lunch on the water.
Your scenic flight takes you to the Hastings Reef floating helicopter pad, from where you’ll be transferred to a sleek 100-foot (30-meter), high-speed vessel. After lunch, you’ll have the opportunity to go snorkeling and take a coral-viewing tour in a semi-submersible submarine.
There are many options to choose from on this tour. The fly and cruise options are as follows:
Roundtrip Helicopter Reef Tour
The ultimate day! You will fly by helicopter to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, enjoy lunch and two hours of snorkeling, swimming, diving and taking the semi-submersible coral-viewing tour, then depart by helicopter for Cairns.
Helicopter-Cruise Reef Tour
Fly by helicopter to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, enjoy lunch and two hours of snorkeling, swimming, diving and taking the semi-submersible coral-viewing tour, then cruise back to Cairns.
Cruise-Helicopter Reef Tour
Cruise to Hastings Reef and stop on the way at two spectacular locations (either Norman Reef or Saxon Reef and Hastings Reef). After a barbecue lunch and spending time at the reef as above, you’ll be transferred to the helicopter pad for your return flight to Cairns.
Tour Company: Heli Charters (Down Under Helicopters)
Price – Starting from $194.61 per person
Green Helicopter Tours will make this tour more eco-friendly by offsetting the fuel use by these tours at no cost to you. Enjoy your eco vacation!