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GBR Helicopters

Hanger 10, Bush Pilots Avenue | General Aviation, Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4081 8888
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USD 322.96*
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Tours
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USD 403.90*
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island by Helicopter and Cruise
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USD 403.90*
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Green Island Day Trip by Scenic Helicopter and Cruise
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From Great Barrier Reef packages to World Heritage Rainforest wonders, GBR Helicopters really does have something for everyone. Our full day reef experiences, half day tours and amazing scenic flights have all been created with one thing in mind - the complete satisfaction of every customer who flies with us. With exclusive landing locations, our flights lift from Cairns and Port Douglas downtown, where clients can fly to Green Island, Norman or St. Crispin reefs, just a few in the wide range of GBR locations and experiences available. Looking for more? Private charters to conference groups, weddings and luxury experiences - memories for a lifetime.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“helicopter ride” (14 reviews)
“sand cay” (8 reviews)
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Hanger 10, Bush Pilots Avenue | General Aviation, Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
This attraction is at Cairns Airport
+61 7 4081 8888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

GBR heli are amazing, very professional and very friendly. I had booked a flight to Green Island and made an error on the dates, this was to be a surprise for my partner who was travelling for the first time to Oz. I had thought...More

Thank omunday454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the collection at the cruise terminal until the end of the trip, this was a fantastic trip with stellar service. We had booked a rain forest and barrier reef flight. On the day the weather was bad so we couldn’t do the rain forest...More

Thank HandA E
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Booked a 30 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef for my wife and myself. We were on the first flight of the day as we had something else booked for the afternoon but it meant that it was just us in the helicopter...More

1  Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

These guys were amazing. Viator messed up our booking with another company meaning the day before we travelled we found out all of our activities had not actually been booked! I rang GBR frantic as we were only in cairns for a couple of days...More

Thank AoifeB88
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Or lives are being ruined because this helipad Is too close to the Esplanade. In the tropics we keep doors and windows open and GBRH is making normal life impossible. This kind of noise belongs at the airport. Need regulation.

Thank blondehcmc
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Never book with this company in Cairns. We arrived for a private helicopter transfer from Cairns to Green Island (which was paid for in advance and confirmed) to an be told that due to regulations (due to restricted landings on the Island) we were no...More

2  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first family experience in a helicopter over the Great Barrier Reef to land on a pontoon. We strongly recommend it! It was very, very exciting.

Thank MaggieBeer2
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Huge thanks to the team at GBR who kindly gave us a full refund on our first booking when our cruise ship couldn't berth in Cairns due to bad weather. Our subsequent visit we had great weather and book a 30 minute flight over the...More

Thank Flaviaetta
Reviewed 31 August 2017

With limited time in Cairns we decided to take a half hour Great Barrier Reef heli flight - wow so worth it. We had a small 4 seat heli and the pilot was so friendly and informative - it was magic flying over the Reef...More

1  Thank Deb F
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11 January 2017|
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Response from copperknob72 | Reviewed this property |
no we couldn't see it. but a good trip all the same.