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“lizard island”(65 reviews)
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Daintree Air, A Cairns based air charter company, offer day tours to Lizard Island and Cape York as well as scenic reef flights over the Great Barrier Reef. Daintree Air Services have been operating in Cairns for over 35 years and are the only...more
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Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4034 9300
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All reviews lizard island cape york scenic flight great pilot day trip the great barrier reef min flight low altitude co pilot an experience we will never forget fresh lunch fish once in a lifetime leaving cairns photo opportunities felt completely safe bucket list
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hefty price I paid to fly over the Great Barrier Reef might well justify the incredible beauty you’ll see from the air. The company is serious about their business perfectly fine and safe although I must recognize I was a bit scare to fly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Cape York Day Tour with Daintree Air Services and they were amazing. The pilots were fantastic and informative on the trip up and joined us for the short trip to the Northern most point. We did low level flying on the way...More

1  Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling sightseeing and picnic on the beach. This was very professional and run by great people. Very helpful and knowledgeable pilot too. A great day and worth the money.

1  Thank cragus13
Reviewed 28 July 2018

A wonderful expereince, great people to deal with, knowledgeable competent pilot and staff. We cannot speak highly enough of the day we had at Lizard Island, the low level flights to and from,the island. Excellent value and day we will never forget. ,

3  Thank geofffrancispi
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Booked easily, plane and pilot ready as scheduled. Excellent briefing and away we went. Smooth takeoff and great flying weather. Josh was very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Loved the views. Best way to see the reef. Great value.

3  Thank AnnMarieV21
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We can't thank the team at Daintree Air enough for the amount of support and ease they provided in our Lizard island transfer. The whole experience from pick up to flight to drop off was perfect. Thank you Greg, Josh, Aaron, Lochlan and Judy for...More

3  Thank Ronan R
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

What an AMAZING experience!!! We had a fabulous day. Well worth the money. Loved Greg’s aussie humour.

2  Thank lyndajs56
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We booked our flight at short notice from Cooktown and Greg was really accommodating the flight began in Cairns but we were picked up at Cooktown airport on the way north.It was a low altitude flight with interesting and informative commentery along the way pointing...More

2  Thank anneion
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We went out in a small plane just the two of us and our pilot Josh. We had an amazing time with great commentary, flying over green island and then out across the reef to places such as oyster reef. The views were amazing and...More

2  Thank tim135246831
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I can safely say that this day trip to Lizard Island with Daintree Air was an unforgettable, one of a kind, exclusively priceless experience that we’ll most fondly remember and talk about for the rest of our lives! When I talked to Greg on the...More

3  Thank Bhavna_and_Sai
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sdb97
26 June 2018|
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Response from Stuart J | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, ring their office directly might be the go.
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Katrob8
18 July 2015|
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Response from Stuart J | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It’s not cheap. $1599 each, but you get what you pay for. Great scenic flight up at 1500 feet. Comfy 4wd trip to tip. Commentary on history, lunch, morning & afternoon tea. Sure beats driving. Hope this helps
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