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Cairns Learn to Fly a Helicopter Experience - 30 Minutes

Cairns, QLD - Show on map
For 1 person
30 minutes
$890 each
$890 each

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  • Learn to fly a helicopter over Cairns
  • Experienced instructor to guide you the entire time
  • Spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef

The sky is your playground to explore during this flying lesson departing Cairns! After a comprehensive pre-flight briefing, take a seat with a highly experienced instructor and head upwards, nailing the basic skills whilst being rewarded with stunning views of the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute flying lesson in a helicopter
  • 30 minute pre-flight briefing
  • Post-flight brief approximately 30 minutes
  • Highly trained pilot instructor
  • Complimentary chilled water

Learn how to pilot your own helicopter during this awesome lesson in Cairns. Your experience will begin with a thorough pre-flight briefing, where a highly experienced instructor will take you through everything that you need to know before taking flight. Once you've got the basics down pat, you'll take a seat with your instructor by your side and grip the controls. Before you know it, you'll be hovering above ground, soaring over a diverse range of landscapes with views of the Great Barrier Reef for half an hour. After the flight, your instructor will take you through a post-flight briefing. The total amount of flight time can be counted as part of your flying qualification.

Session Length

Please allow 1.5 hours for the total duration. The flight time is 30 minutes.


Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage must be advised at the time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 120kg.


  • Minimum age 15 years
  • Maximum weight is 120kg
  • Participants must be proficient in the English language
  • Please advise any health conditions at the time of booking


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

  • Cancellations between 48-24 hours prior to the booking will incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the booking will incur a 100% cancellation fee

Numbers on the Day

It will just be you and your instructor.


In the event of bad weather, providing there is availability, date changes are welcome.

Dress Code

Comfortable clothing with enclosed footwear.

This experience takes place in Cairns, QLD.