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Half-Day Fly & Cruise Reef Tour

By Nautilus Aviation
Price was undefined, price is now AU$399


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  • Scenic helicopter over the Great Barrier Reef

  • Chance to snorkel amongst coral gardens & abundant marine life

  • Enjoy a glass of wine during relaxing cruise

  • Tropical-themed barbecue lunch includes fish, steak & salad

  • Professional & friendly pilot sharing wealth of knowledge

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    25-minute helicopter flight to outer reef location

  • What's included

    Snorkelling equipment

  • What's included

    Barbecue lunch

  • What's included

    Glass of wine

  • What's included

    Return transport to and from Cairns

  • What's excluded

    20 Dollar EMC levy is payable direct on the day of travel

  • What's excluded

    pick up and drop off.

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • An additional surcharge of 20 dollars for the EMC levy is payable on the day of your activity

  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call the flight operator and advise them of this information.

  • Booking Confirmations: Reservations are held only when weights are received

What you can expect

Revel in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—from above and below its warm, crystalline waters. Offering an incredible skies-to-seas itinerary, this half-day tour includes a scenic helicopter ride, under-the-sea activities at an outer reef location, followed by a relaxing cruise with live entertainment.

Start your day high in the sky: Buckle into your helicopter seat, lift off, and soar above rainforest-draped mountains, the glistening Coral Sea, and the inspiring Great Reef itself. Peer down over magnificent coral formations and sand cays, and watch for glimpses of marine mammals breaching the water’s surface.

Upon touching down on an outer reef helipad, you’re greeted by a friendly crew from Down Under Dive. Climb aboard your awaiting vessel for a tropical-themed barbecue spread with tasty fish, steaks, and vegetarian offerings. After lunch, set out on a snorkel adventure of a lifetime as you swim alongside spectacular corals and countless species of tropical fish.

Cap off your day with a leisurely cruise back to Cairns, equipped with wine or beer and live entertainment.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Cairns

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Nautilus Avaition
    • Hangar 9 Bush Pilots Avenue General Aviation, Aeroglen
    • Aeroglen Queensland 4870

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