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Pass By: Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
Your tour begins with VIP hotel pick-up, where you'll be met at your accommodation and driven directly to our helipad. After a short safety briefing and helicopter orientation, you'll be flying sky high towards the spectacular ecosystem that is the Great Barrier Reef. You'll soon discover why people travel from all over the world to see it as we fly over the famous Green Island, the only Great Barrier Reef island to have true rainforest growing on it. During the flight your experienced pilot will be in constant communication, pointing out significant landmarks and providing expert commentary. Keep your eyes peeled for marine turtles that are often seen in the seagrass beds surrounding the island.
Pass By: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia
Continuing north-east you'll enjoy dazzling views of the Outer Great Barrier Reef, comprised of thousands of individual coral reefs which when seen from above are bright patches sitting amongst the glittering blue waters of the Coral Sea. Home to an abundance of marine life, it's not uncommon to spot a manta ray or maybe even a migrating whale, depending on the time of your visit.
Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia
Feel like a movie star as your pilot expertly brings the helicopter to land on your secluded sand cay. You've now touched down in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, so why not go out and explore it! With quality stinger suits and snorkel equipment provided, it's time to dive into the crystal clear waters and be surrounded by tropical fish and colourful corals. Deck chairs, sparkling wine and a gourmet picnic hamper of fresh prawns and local cheeses are laid out for you to enjoy on your return. All dietary requirements can be easily catered for, just let the operator know before your tour. You will have two hours to spend on the Cay, snorkelling and relaxing on the pristine white sands.
Duration: 2 hours
Pass By: Heli Tours North Queensland, General Aviation Terminal, Royal Flying Doctors Street, Aeroglen QLD 4870, Australia
Feel on cloud nine as you return once again over the spectacular Great Barrier Reef to Cairns, where you will be transferred back to your accommodation in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. There's no doubt that this day will leave you with memories that will stay with you long after you return home.