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Daintree Air: Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight

FROM: $179
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Pricing Options

$179 AUD / Person - 40 Minute Scenic Flight - Adult (Between: 03 Aug 2023 and 29 Feb 2024)
$0 AUD / Person - 40 Minute Scenic Flight - Infant (Ages 0-2) (Between: 03 Aug 2023 and 31 Dec 2024)

Take to the skies and see the vast coral networks, pristine islands, sand cays, marine life, and tropical landscapes of the Great Barrier Reef!

  • 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • The chance to see the reef from a new perspective and spot marine life
  • Air-conditioned planes with spacious windows
  • Small, established local company with friendly guides and pilots
  • Learn about the area from your guides and enjoy breathtaking views

See the extensive reefs and diverse marine life of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky with Daintree Air! As one of the longest-running air charter companies in Australia, Daintree Air offers the ultimate short but sweet scenic flight so you can really make the most of your time in Cairns. Cover more ground, get a bird's eye view, and get some unbelievable photo opportunities. There is no better way to see and appreciate the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef than from the sky!

Great Barrier Reef flight

Highlights:

  • 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • See up to 140km of the Outer Reef
  • Passionate and knowledgeable staff
  • Spacious, air-conditioned aircraft
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Small plane with only 7 guests maximum
  • See unique islands and cays including Green Island and Vlasoff Cay
  • Chance to see marine life including whales during the winter months
  • Departs from Cairns Airport
  • One of the most affordable scenic flights on the market

Feast your eyes on the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on this epic 40-minute scenic flight! Departing from Cairns Airport, Daintree Air Services offers one of the top scenic flights in the area. See unspoiled tropical islands, golden sand cays, colourful reef systems, marine life, and more. 

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40-Minute Scenic Flight

  • Departure times: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm (Departure times vary based on day and season. Please enquire upon booking!)

Get ready for an unforgettable day of exploring the skies over the Great Barrier Reef! Head to Cairns Airport in Aeroglen and hop into your spacious, comfortable, modern plane. Meet your passionate and friendly crew who will be thrilled to share their ins...

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40-Minute Scenic Flight

  • Departure times: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm (Departure times vary based on day and season. Please enquire upon booking!)

Get ready for an unforgettable day of exploring the skies over the Great Barrier Reef! Head to Cairns Airport in Aeroglen and hop into your spacious, comfortable, modern plane. Meet your passionate and friendly crew who will be thrilled to share their insider knowledge with you throughout the flight. 

Throughout your 40-minute flight, you'll cover around 140km of distance over the Great Barrier Reef. This is the best way to truly absorb the scale and beauty of this magnificent Australian wonder! See the sprawling networks of corals, islands, and sand cays scattered across the turquoise Coral Sea. Make sure your cameras are fully charged!

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Marine Life

Throughout your 40-minute Great Barrier Reef scenic flight, you'll have the chance to spot local marine life from above. Being able to cover more ground gives you a better chance of seeing some of the reef's most popular creatures, including sharks, sea turtles, dugongs, manta rays, and even whales in the winter months! It's really a once-in-a-lifetime experience to see the stunning ecosystems of the world's largest coral reef system on a scenic flight. 

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What To Bring

  • Small bag with your belongings
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses

What's Included

  • 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Window seat in air-conditioned aircraft with wide windows
  • Expert commentary from your local pilot
  • Chance to see islands, coral gardens, sand cays, and marine life

Cancellations


Cancellation Policy:

If the client cancels within 48 hours of the flight the client forfeits the full amount. For cancellations b...

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What To Bring

  • Small bag with your belongings
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses

What's Included

  • 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Window seat in air-conditioned aircraft with wide windows
  • Expert commentary from your local pilot
  • Chance to see islands, coral gardens, sand cays, and marine life

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

  • The maximum body weight allowed on aircraft is 115kg
  • Infants under age 2 fly for free and must sit on their parent's lap

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Cairns Tours/Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 


Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


Transfers:

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations and/or Cairns HQ. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies.


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations


Cancellation Policy:

If the client cancels within 48 hours of the flight the client forfeits the full amount. For cancellations between 48 hours and 14 days of the flight the client forfeits a 10% deposit. It the client cancels outside 14 days or the supplier cancels for any reason you will receive a full refund. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary. All flights are operated at the discretion of Exclusive Air Tours, and are subject to weather conditions, air traffic control and other influences outside of our control. 

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Cairns Tours retail outlet located Cairns, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


Refunds:

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Cairns Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Accountability/Misconduct:

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Cairns Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel/Cairns Tours. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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