45 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight

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

Take to the skies with this 45 Minute Scenic Reef & Rainforest Flight designed to give you a unique perspective of beautiful Tropical North Queensland. Flying out over the Great Barrier Reef you'll be treated to the spectacle of its vivid and ever-changing hues before soaring over beautiful Green Island, Vlasoff Sand Cay and Upolu Sand Cay and a number of outer fringing reefs. The views stretch on forever and that's exactly how long you'll want to spend enjoying these breathtaking sights, however once the 45 minutes are up you'll return to your point of departure.

Guests departing from Cairns will also enjoy the rainforest and the Barron Falls. Guests departing Port Douglas will get to fly over Low Isles, Batt Reef and Tongue Reef with their amazing marine life including stingrays, manta rays, turtles, sharks, dugongs (many at Batt Reef), dolphins and even whales in the winter months!


  • 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
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