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30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight - Cairns

Departs Cairns, QLD - Show on map
DAQ002
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For 1 person
30 minutes
$199 each
1 Adult
$199 each

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Highlights

  • Half hour flight over the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns
  • Enjoy views of Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay and More
  • Large window for each passenger in Air-conditioned Comfort

Ogle at the Great Barrier Reef from the clouds during this scenic flight. Departing Cairns, you will soar over iconic sights such as Oyster Reef, Vlascoff Reef and Green Island. The sheer size of the reef and the kaleidoscope of colours will change your perspective on Mother Nature's creativity.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute scenic flight
  • Guaranteed window seating in new air-conditioned aircraft

Experience a taste of the idyllic Great Barrier Reef from the sky during this half hour scenic flight from Cairns. On board a fixed-wing plane, you will see up to 140 kilometres of the Outer Barrier as well as many inner islands, reefs and sand isles. Within 10 minutes of departing Cairns the real adventure begins, with your pilot affording you wonderful photo opportunities over Oyster Reef, Arlington Reef, Vlassof Reef, Michaelmas Reef, Green Island, Double Island and Upolu Cay. As you glide through the sky, take in the spectacular hues of green and blue from your window seat and enjoy informative commentary about the sights below from your pilot. Marine life spotting is another highlight of the flight, with manta rays, green turtles, dugongs, sharks and if in season, whales, can all be clearly seen from the aircraft.

Session Length

  • The flight is 30 minutes in duration
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure

Guidelines

  • The maximum weight limit per passenger is 120kg. Please advise your weight in kilograms at the time of booking
  • You will be weighed on the day of your experience. If you weigh 5kg or more above the provided weight at the time of booking, the provider reserves the right to deny access and no refund will be given
  • Children aged three years and under are free of charge

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for cancellations

Numbers on the Day

This experience runs with a maximum of 27 participants.

Weather

All flights are subject to weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event that the experience provider cancels/postpones any flight(s) due to adverse weather conditions, they will attempt to reschedule flight or a full refund will be given.

Other Info

Passengers must advise actual weights in lbs or kilos at time of filling out the booking request. The Take Off Weights of Australian Air-craft are STRICTLY POLICED by Government Departments on a regular basis.It is an offence under Australian Law to fly Aircraft / Helicopters over their legal Take Off Weight. You will be weighed at the Terminal prior to boarding. If you weight is 5 kilos / 11lbs or more over and above the weight you have provided at time of booking Daintree Air reserve the right to deny access to the flight and no refund will be provided. Daintree Air will endeavor to accommodate all passengers to the best of their ability. Maximum passengers weights accepted with out special individual planning and organisation is 115 kilos / 253 lbs. Daintree Air do fly aircraft capable of carrying multiple passengers with body weight of up to 180 kilos however these aircraft are utilized on longer flights Australia Wide.

This experience takes place over the Great Barrier Reef, departing Cairns QLD.