Take a scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas over the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest or both. Fly high above two of Australia's greatest natural treasures -- enjoy magnificent views of the world’s largest coral reef, or views of the amazing gorges, rivers and rugged mountains of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. You can choose from a 30-minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef or a 40-minute flight over the rainforest -- or for the ultimate experience, take a 60-minute combined reef and rainforest flight.
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Qualified and professional pilot
- Scenic helicopter flight
30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
Your 30-minute scenic helicopter tour over the Great Barrier Reef begins with a bird's-eye view of Port Douglas and Four Mile Beach. From there you will fly east over the Great Barrier Reef and the Low Isles, then onto Batt and Tongue reefs. Take in the magnificent views of pristine sand cays and the kaleidoscope of colors that make up the Great Barrier Reef. There are plenty of opportunities for photographs before returning to Port Douglas.
40-minute Daintree Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
After departure from the Port Douglas Helipad, fly over Port Douglas village before heading inland over the never-ending fields of sugarcane. As you soar over the awe-inspiring tropical rainforest, marvel at the views of the gorges, waterfalls and rugged mountains. Photo opportunities abound as you fly past Mossman Gorge to the Daintree River. Continue over Alexander Range and Cow Bay before meeting the coast at Cooper Creek, where you will follow the coastline past Snapper Island and the mouth of the Daintree River before returning to Port Douglas.
60-minute Reef and Rainforest Tour from Port Douglas
See the best that Tropical North Queensland has to offer by selecting a 60-minute Reef and Rainforest scenic helicopter tour. Fly high above pristine World Heritage-listed rainforest, keeping your camera handy for that perfect shot of spectacular rainforest that is virtually inaccessible from the ground. Continue flying out to the Great Barrier Reef, where you will have incredible views of the kaleidoscope of colors, coral and the diverse marine life.
Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Tour
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Port Douglas hotels or the Port Douglas Helipad at the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas
- Flights depart between 10am and 4pm
You must contact the local service provider to verify your exact flight time
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
40-minute Daintree Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
60-minute Scenic Great Barrier Reef and DaintreeRainforest Tour departing from Port Douglas
Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from Port Douglas hotels
- 30-, 40- or 60-minute scenic helicopter tour (depending on option selected)
- Informative commentary during the flight
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- For your safety, helicopters are weight dependent and subject to federal aviation law
- All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
- All passengers will be weighed before flight to confirm weights in accordance with aviation laws
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
- One infant 2 years and under may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian's lap. A maximum of 1 infant is allowed per helicopter
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers aged 3 years and above
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