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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights

Experience the Great Barrier Reef in one of the most amazing ways possible on board a scenic flight. The aerial point of view will give you the best vantage point of the reef, getting to see it from high above for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Witness the astonishing beauty of the green hues, blue waters and white sands that make up the marine park for an experience unlike any other.

GSL Cairns Reef Hopper
FROM: $249

See the reef from the world's best point of view with GSL Cairns Reef Hopper

  • 40-minute scenic flight above the Great Barrier Reef
  • View the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island, Cairns, Double Island and Palm Cove
  • Every guest gets a window seat on board our high wing aircraft
  • Great opportunity to grab photos and see the Great Barrier Reef from a new point of view!

Leave from Cairns for a scenic flight over the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas

  • See the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas during a 60-minute flight down the North Queensland Coast
  • A window seat for every passenger!
  • You'll have the best point of view to see the amazing reef and surroundings
  • See the stunning reefs, islands, cays and coastline for an unforgettable experience

Soar over the Great Barrier Reef and adventure through the Daintree Rainforest in one incredible day!

  • Scenic flight over the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef
  • Land in the Daintree Rainforest and join a small-group 4WD day tour
  • Embark on a Daintree River Cruise and spot crocodiles and other wildlife
  • Visit a scenic lookout and enjoy a guided boardwalk tour
  • Swim in Emmagen Creek and visit Cape Tribulation Beach

Fly sky-high over the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef and Cairns’ ancient rainforests on Nautilus Aviation’s 45-minute and 60-minute scenic flights!

  • See worlds collide with a bird’s-eye view of where the rainforest meets the reef
  • Breathtaking 45-minute and 60-minute flights over Greater Cairns region
  • Fly over the Great Barrier Reef, Palm Cove, Barron Gorge 
  • Add on an extra 15 minutes of scenic flying over Lamb Range’s Crystal Cascades and Lake Morris

Cruise over the Great Barrier Reef and see the sights from above!

  • 30-minute scenic flight
  • See Green Island, Fitzroy Island and more!
  • On low tide see beautiful sand cays
  • Spot turtles, rays, and even whales during the winter months!
  • Low passenger numbers for a personalised experience


Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride over the iconic Great Barrier Reef to the secluded sands of Vlasoff Cay, where a picnic hamper and sparkling wine awaits!

  • Woo your special someone with this romantic day trip
  • Exclusive scenic helicopter flight to and from Vlasoff Cay with sensational views of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Spend 2 hours bathing in the sun on Vlasoff Cay’s pure white sands
  • Snorkel through the crystal clear waters over Vlasoff Reef
  • Gourmet picnic hamper and sparkling wine included!

Explore the Great Barrier Reef from above and below with Evolution’s ultimate adventure package, the best way to experience the reef wonder!

  • Cruise at high speeds aboard Evolution, an award-winning superyacht
  • Enjoy up to 5 hours on the reef, snorkelling and diving at 2 exclusive locations
  • Add up to 3 spectacular introductory or certified scuba dives to your day
  • Take to the sky on a luxury scenic flight over the Outer Reef
  • The best value day of adventure on the reef for all ages and groups!

See the Great Barrier Reef's spectacular beauty from air and the sea!

  • Half-day tour from Cairns to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef
  • 25-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef 
  • Up to 1.5 hours for snorkeling amongst the diverse marine life
  • Included BBQ lunch and glass of wine on the boat ride back to Cairns
  • A family-friendly adventure that is perfect for travelers who are short on time

The ultimate Great Barrier Reef day tour! Snorkel, dive, fly, and admire this stunning reef from all perspectives!

  • Full-day tour to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns
  • Visit 2 magical reef locations and snorkel or dive for up to 5 hours
  • Cruise the Coral Sea aboard the luxury yacht, Evolution
  • Soar over the reef with a scenic helicopter flight
  • One unforgettable, action-packed day with lunch included

See the reefs, sand islands, and other highlights of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef from the sky!

  • 45 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • See 5 different coral reef sites
  • Enjoy unobstructed views from the aircraft cabin
  • Ability to customize your own private flight
  • Soak in the best panoramic views of this World Heritage Site

Soar over captivating locations in the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest!

  • 1-hour scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest
  • See up to 9 different reef sites and cays
  • Glide along the lush, forested coastline 
  • Potentially see marine life such as turtles, rays, and sharks
  • Enjoy unobstructed views from the aircraft cabin

Soak in the most amazing aerial views of the Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest!

  • 1 hour and 20 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest
  • Aerial views of Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, and Daintree River
  • See up to 10 or more reef sites and islands including Green Island and Snapper Island
  • Soar over the lush coastline where the rainforest meets the reef
  • Enjoy clear, unobstructed views from the comfortable aircraft cabin
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