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“Reef Magic return visit to Cairns”
Review of GBR Helicopters

GBR Helicopters
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USD 292.48*
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and...
Ranked #63 of 169 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 27 April 2017 via mobile

Luke and Guy were brilliant! Very informative and knowledgable about the reef. It was a fantastic experience and would highly recommend.

Thank DianneR47
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"minute flight"
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"helicopter ride"
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"port douglas"
in 17 reviews
"barrier reef"
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"ground staff"
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"private helicopter"
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"wonderful flight"
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"experienced pilot"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 10 reviews
"safety briefing"
in 6 reviews
"bucket list"
in 7 reviews
"well worth the cost"
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"amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"marine world"
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"moore reef"
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"breathtaking views"
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"fantastic tour"
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We took the 40 minutes flight to the Great Barrier Reef and Green Island. The ground staff was well organised, professional and friendly. The briefing was quick and effecient. Our pilot was Japanese and he was a well experienced pilot. He showed us breathtaking views and explained us everything about the Great Barrier Reef. All in all we highly recommend GBR helicopters.

Thank George W
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We took the 30 minute sightseeing ride to the great barrier reef and it was amazing! Very helpful ground staff who got us briefed quickly and efficiently, and very enjoyable helicopter ride. The highlight was Green Island and Michaelmas cay, which from above offered a new perspective. Overall, a must-do in Cairns!

2  Thank E B
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We flew to Green Island, then out to a pontoon and then flew back to Cairns.
Flights and crew were very professional and helpful. I have a problem with my left leg and foot due to an accident but everyone was patient and careful assisting my entrance and exit of the helo.I managed well and had a safe and positive experience. Pilot was excellent competent a d professional.
Pontoon buffet was very good considering logistics. Servers were friendly.Pontoon was crowded and a little chaotic but the staff was excellent.
Pilot of the water shuttle from helo deck to pontoon was very competent and friendly.
We had a great time. Thought my wife's expensive Helen Kaminski hat was taken from her bag but we reported it to the pontoon staff and it was miraculously returned to our room at The Shangri La.
What good luck and great service.
GBR Helicopter trip was excellent for us. We are both in our 70's.
Good Job we are pleased

Thank asfdave
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We took the Quicksilver boat out to Agincourt Reef which though busy was fantastic with some really informative talks. The lunch provided by Quicksilver was surprisingly good, and their platform is perfect for all - especially my young children who were initially nervous (but only initially) about snorkelling. It all just works.....

...and then the helicopter back raises the bar further. The only way to see the reef!

Thank danvan1
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