A fantastic way to experience the Great Barrier Reef and Tropical North Queensland, this day tour combines a helicopter flight over the World Heritage listed Daintree rainforest before flying over the Great Barrier Reef and landing at the Quicksilver platform for a day of activity and adventure.
Enjoy the stunning underwater world of the reef with snorkelling and scuba diving tours, semi-submersibles, swimming, an underwater observatory and much more. There are also plenty of activities and facilities for non-swimmers including fish feeding at certain times of the day.
You can choose to fly out to the reef and return aboard the Wavepiercer catamaran or take the catamaran out to the reef and return via helicopter.
Additional charges apply for the below options.
Snorkelling Expedition: Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with the marine biologists for all skill levels.
Introductory Dive: No experience is required with introductory diving. This option includes 1 dive and all scuba diving equipment. To participate you must be over 12 years of age, pass an on board medical questionnaire and participate in a 30 minute dive brief.
Certified Dive: Dive equipment is included and the option of a second dive is also available on the day. Full dive certification is required.
Ocean Walker - Helmet Diving: The thrill of scuba diving without getting your hair wet. Great for the non-swimmer.
Departs: 07.30am from Cairns and Northern Beaches and 10.00am from Port Douglas
Returns: 5.00 pm approximately
Children: Infants under 3 years of age are free of charge if seated on a guardians lap. Maximum 1 infant per helicopter. Children 3 years and older pay full fare.
Please Note: Tour needs minimum of 2 people to operate
Weight Restrictions: Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions a client's body and luggage weights must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed.
What to Bring: Camera or video camera, swimming costume and a beach towel, hat sunscreen and a shirt for sun protection, cash for drinks at the bar, credit cards for shopping and optional tours, underwater camera available for purchase.
Operated By: GBR Helicopters