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GSL Aviation

#19 of 156 Tours in Cairns
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Address: 3 Tom McDonald Dr, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 1300 475 000
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This attraction is at Cairns Airport
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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GSL Aviation are your best value operators for Cairns scenic flights.

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GSL Aviation are your best value operators for Cairns scenic flights.

Our scenic flights and tours have been designed for the best viewing of the Reef and surrounding Daintree area, and our procedures and practices have been refined through years of experience in tourism operations. Our practices over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have all been approved by the Marine Park Authority, and we continue to support the ongoing conservation of the reef, with our low impact tourism operations. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world, and once you see it from above, you'll certainly understand why. Our Aim is simple, and that is to give you the best possible experience of these amazing natural wonders.

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USD 139.88*
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40-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns Including Green Island...
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USD 194.58*
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60-Minute Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas Scenic Flight from Cairns...

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Beautiful views

Thanks very much to GSL Aviation for an amazing flight over the reef. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the reef and the islands from the air, from Cairns all the way to Port Douglas... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks very much to GSL Aviation for an amazing flight over the reef. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the reef and the islands from the air, from Cairns all the way to Port Douglas. Thanks also to the crew for their friendliness and excellent commentary. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a spectacular view of the reef from the air. Thanks... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose Reef Hopper because it was more affordable than a scenic helicopter flight. The view from above was magnificent and was a perfect wrap-up of my journey in cairns. If you fly in the morning, be sure to sit at the left side of the plane because the direct sunlight ruins your picture a little bit when you sit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the scenic flight from Cairns over the reef. The whole experience was well organised, starting with the pick-up from the hotel. The guys at GSL Aviation were all very friendly and professional. Thank you to Jordan our pilot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Cairns via a cruise and were picked up in a mini-van from the cruise terminal. A short, air-conditioned ride later, we arrived at the GSL offce at Cairns Airport. After a briefing/safety video, we were carefully walked out to our 10 seater aircraft and loaded on board. The pilot did a visual check to ensure that all... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had wonderful weather. The tour was well organized. They picked me up directly from the airport. Our pilot James was very friendly and gave us a lot information. The headphones could be better as they scratched a lot. The flight above the Great Barrier Reef is better than the dive!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 60-Minute Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas Scenic Flight from Cairns Including Green Island and Port Douglas. We were able to arrange for a free pick-up at our hotel. The drivers and all staff were friendly. The flight was wonderful. It was a great way to see the reef from another angle. I would highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started this flight with 4 people on board on a very hot day. It was great to be treated with a bottle of water to take with us. We enjoyed absolutely amazing views of the Great Barrier Reef and can highly recommend this flight! Our pilot was very helpful and able to answer all questions asked. She pointed at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the flight with Andrew as our pilot. He was great in explaining everything. The service was sensational. 40 mins in the air viewing many reefs which would not be possible with a helicopter ride.

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Thank Buddhika W
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I am a Cairns local and I have never taken a flight over our beautiful Reef before, so this was a unique experience that I would highly recommend for all visitors and especially locals that really should take advantage of this brilliant tour. James and his team at GSL Aviation take you over Green Island, Arlington Reef , Oyster Reef,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

G R E A T!! Wonderful trips. All staff were really helpful. Crew were excellent. Schedule/times were great. Felt 100% safe. Fully recommend.

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