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Daintree Air Services

Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4034 9300
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30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
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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 operator to offer safe and affordable reef scenic flights in multi engine air-conditioned aircraft. We offer our clients the best flights in Queensland! During the Lizard Island Day Tour clients experience several hundred kilometres of the Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforest of Far North Queensland as well as spending six hours on the ground to snorkel some of the world's most beautiful reef. Clients have the option of spending their time on the island snorkelling, exploring the island or simply relaxing under the Casuarina trees. The spectacular reef, the unspoilt island in the coral sea combined with the scenic flight over the reef and rainforest makes this a very special day. General air charter is also offered by Daintree Air Services to mining, government and corporate clients. During November of 2012 the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia approved the trainer to be used for the purpose of Licence Renewals, Pilot Training, and Pilot Recency for instrument approaches.We now have one of the very most advanced CASA approved Pilot Training Devices in Australia here in Cairns, to be used by Daintree Air Pilots as well as for the use of Pilots from other Companies whom wish to use the trainer for currency.
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“lizard island” (77 reviews)
“cape york” (39 reviews)
“scenic flight” (18 reviews)
Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4034 9300

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely everything about this trip was beyond expectations. Our Pilot, Lauchlan, was such a great pilot, tour guide, excursion leader and all-around expert. He certainly made the day for everyone. From Barmara to the cape we had a fabulous 4WD coach and the driver (John...More

2  Thank Jim649
Reviewed 4 December 2017


Thank juliaskerridge
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We experienced our trip of a life time today on the Cape York Day Tour. Locklan who was our pilot was unbelievable and so helpful and caring as well as being the tour guide. Also John and Kitty who met us when we landed in...More

2  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This was one of the top 5 days for travel in my life. We had a spectacular flight over the Great Barrier reef for over an hour. Stunning seeing it from the air! Our pilot Lockie was excellent. He wore many hats...... pilot, tour guide,...More

2  Thank Charlene5
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great people, great planes, great views, very professionals, the best to see the coral reef in cairns

1  Thank Camilo V
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic experience. We treated ourselves and our two boys (10 and 13) to a day trip to Lizard Island with Daintree Air. From the time I enquired about a booking to the end of our trip, the customer service was excellent. We...More

2  Thank Honeysuckle123
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Excellently organised, value for money and a fantastic experience we will never forget. Family run company who make you feel extremely welcome. The 30 mins trip was actually 40 mins so even better. Cannot fault it - a must do whilst in Cairns! Picked us...More

3  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We booked the daytrip a few months in advance, this was our "must do" visiting Australia. Greg and his colleagues were very professsional with high focus on safety. We had good communication and got all information needed before the trip. The trip to Lizard Island...More

2  Thank Lisiwa
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We flew over the reef a couple of weeks ago and it was definitely a dream come true! The views are spectacular, the plane is very comfortable and all the staff members are amazing! From the lady at Reception, to Greg and the rest of...More

1  Thank rriesgof
Reviewed 24 August 2017

What a fantastic way to spend our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Cape York was the place we chose. Daintree Air was the perfect way to do it. Hassle free and looked after all the way. Up early to fly from Cairns to the most northern tip...More

1  Thank 17beenthere
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