60 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight

While on this 60 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight you will witness the amazing transitions as the rainforest green changes to sapphire blue as your route takes you over the coast and out to the Great Barrier Reef.

For those departing from Cairns the 60 minute flight includes photo opportunities of Green Island, Double Island, Barron Gorge, Kuranda Village and the impressive coastline home to Cairns City and the Northern Beaches, including picturesque Palm Cove.

For those departing from Port Douglas enjoy views over 4 Mile Beach, the town of Mossman and Mossman Gorge, followed by the Daintree River mouth, Cape Kimberley and past Snapper Island with views of Cow Bay and Cape Tribulation. The flight concludes with breathtaking views of Low Isles and Batt Reef.


  • View the Great Barrier Reef & Rainforest from the air


  • 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 departures from Cairns or Port Douglas Helipad
Returns: 60 minutes later

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

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