45 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight

Begin with a complimentary transfer from your accommodation to the Cairns or Port Douglas Helipad. Launch into the wide blue yonder with Nautilus Aviation, flying high above the beautiful Cairns or Port Douglas before venturing over the Great Barrier Reef taking in its vivid changing colours. The flight from Cairns also includes the rainforest including Barron Falls.

Guests on this tour frequently comment that they could spend forever viewing the spectacular sights this region has to offer from the air. Soar over Green Island, Vlasoff Sand Cay and Upolu Sand Cay and the stunning surrounding reefs before making a return for Cairns or Port Douglas. This 45 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight is perfect for those want to view to reef from the air.


  • Barron Falls (ex Cairns)
  • Green Island (ex Cairns)
  • Vlasoff Sand Cay (ex Cairns)
  • Upolu Sand Cay (ex Cairns)
  • Low Isles (ex Port Douglas)
  • Batt Reef (ex Port Douglas)


  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Knowledgeable and experienced pilots
  • Eco-rated modern, air-conditioned helicopters
  • Complimentary chilled water
  • Complimentary tea and coffee and free WiFi at the departure lounge
  • Return transfers to/from Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation


Departs: On demand from Cairns or Port Douglas Helipad
Duration: 45 minutes

Additional Info

Children: 1 infant 0-2 years of age may travel free of charge if seated on a guardians lap. Children 3 years and older pay the full fare
What to Bring: Bottled water, sunglasses and camera
Restrictions: Body and luggage weight restrictions and minimum numbers are applicable on all flights
Weather Conditions: All helicopter flights are subject to the pilot's discretion, weather conditions, air traffic control and availability
Operated By: Nautilus Aviation

Scenic Flight - Reef
Heli - Rainforest
30-45-60 Minute Scenic Flights (ex Cairns)
30-45-60 Minute Scenic Flights (ex Port Douglas)
Great Barrier Reef
Scenic Flight - Reef
Nautilus Helicopter
Scenic Flight - Reef