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“Great flight, bad audio”
Review of GBR Helicopters

GBR Helicopters
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USD 311.57*
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and...
Ranked #63 of 158 Tours in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did two different tours with GBR. (Great barrier reef and rainforest) the staff and the pilot were friendly and helpful. The tours themselves were wonderful with one MAJOR exception- the headset audio was not working properly. Initially all you could hear was static. The pilot told us to close the windows which helped a little but then the helicopter was REALLY hot. Even with the windows close we could only hear about half of what the pilot was saying. Disappointing.

1  Thank William S
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. The pilot and groynd crew were excellent. We had a ball. Would definitely do again the next time l'm in Cairns

Thank Surf_Steve
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

That was one of the most amazing things I have ever experienced! Our pilot was fantastic, with great commentary....we flew out to Green Island and around the coral cays....we saw turtles, dolphins and mantra rays swimming along and the pilot zoomed around to get a better look...GBR has a special on at the moment so if your looking for a one in a lifetime experience at a good price try this!

1  Thank Lainie F
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great way to see the barrier reef and Cairns. Views of the coastline and Green Island were great. Pilot told us lots of information about the are and the reef. Flying above the reef you can see how clear the water is surrounding the coral. Could even see people diving and snorkelling. Great way to get over view of wonderful area.

Thank Isabel W
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Our take off for Norman Reef was supposed to take off at 12:30 but did not take off until 12:50. We had been offered a houce of seats before helicopter arrival but at the last minute engineer turned up with Ox of tools took best seat up front anc basically from then on it was his flight !! We were left holding on reef landing platform for about 20 minutes as no boat available to shuttle us to to main platform leaving us very little time there before returning by boat. Poor customer service no apology nothing.

1  Thank Woody838
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