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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight from Port Douglas

Enjoy an amazing bird's eye view of the largest living structure in the world as your helicopter soars over the unbeatable scenery of the Great Barrier Reef.

This incredible helicopter flight takes you on an adventure over Australia's amazing Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Actually made up of over 2600 separate reefs, the Great Barrier Reef lies over 30km out to sea and stretches 2000km along the Queensland coast making it the largest reef system in the world.

Soar along the rainforest coastline past False Cape then head out over the crystal clear water and fly over Green Island and many of the other small islands and sand cays just off the coast from Cairns. See Arlington Reef, Middle Cay and Upolo Reed.

The view from the helicopter is spectacular, there is simply no other way to appreciate the sheer expanse of the Great Barrier Reef. In addition to the picture-postcard views of the reef, you might also see sharks, turtles, manta rays and even whales at the right time of year.

Experience Includes

  • 30-minute Helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy views of Green Island, Arlington Reef, Middle Cay and more
  • In-flight commentary
  • Local knowledge from your friendly crew
  • Return hotel transfers

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities


Daily, year round.

Start times

On Demand.


30 or 40 minutes depending on the option selected.

Terms & Conditions

  • Flight paths and timings may vary due to weather or air traffic control. Flights are weather dependent and subject to the pilot's final discretion.
  • A minimum of 2 persons are needed to book this tour.
  • Infants 0-2 years are free of charge if sitting on a parents lap. A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations.
  • Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions, a client's body weight must be advised at the time of booking. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.
  • With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to the ticket price. In such cases, any charge will be collected on departure.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled before your holiday departure date. No refunds are given for cancellations made post-departure.