Helicopter Trial Instructional Flight - Cairns

Mareeba, Cairns

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  • Take control of a helicopter
  • Fly across Mareeba and the surrounding tablelands
  • Flight times count towards your license

There’s no sitting on your hands on this flight! Take control of a helicopter with a professional, experienced instructor to guide you. Get behind the controls and tick this one off your bucket list!

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 90 minutes
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Professional, experienced pilot
  • Flight and safety briefings
  • 30 minutes flying time
  • Certificate of completion

Meet your instructor for a detailed flight and safety briefing before jumping aboard the helicopter for a hands-on experience. Your instructor will give you the run down on how the aircraft is flown and what to expect on the flight before taking to the skies.

Taking off from Mareeba Airport, your flight will encompass the surrounding tablelands area. With your instructor by your side the whole time, you’ll actually have control of the aircraft with spectacular views across the region.

At the conclusion of your flight, receive a certificate to show off to family and friends with. Tick this one off the bucket list or use the flight time to count towards your flying license and an exciting new career.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow 1.5 hours for this experience
  • Actual flight time is 30 mins
  • Available 364 days a year


This experience is weather dependent for safety purposes.

Dress Code

Participants must wear closed shoes.

... and Importantly


The maximum allowable weight per person is 125kg.


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


  • Over 24 hours prior to the experience date and time: No charge
  • Within 24 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book
  • Participants are advised to make their own insurance in case of unforeseen circumstances
  • Change of participant is not permitted