Cairns Helicopter Tour A birds-eye view of  North Queensland

Cairns Helicopter Tour experience it all on this 60-minute Helicopter Reef and Rainforest Scenic Flight.

Seeing the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage Rainforest is a must-do while holidaying in North Queensland.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the World’s most extensive coral reef system.  The Great Barrier Reef includes 900 islands and over 2900 individual reefs.  While flying over the Great Barrier Reef, it’s possible to spot sharks and whales.

Along the North East coast of Queensland is Queensland’s Wet Tropic area.  This  World Heritage site of about 8940 kilometres square.

Keep an eye out for the magnificent waterfalls while flying over the rainforest.   Along the way, this flight flies over the quaint village Kuranda and the Barron River.   Then have your camera ready for the 250-metre rock face of the Barron Falls, a fantastic sight during the wet season.  Here you may also see the scenic railway and the Skyrail.

From the Cairns helicopter tour, you will see some glorious sights such as Fitzroy Island, Upolo Cay, Barron Gorge and the city of Cairns.


Spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest.


  • 60-minute scenic flight
  • Headsets fitted with voice activated microphones
  • Entertaining inflight commentary from your experienced local pilot
  • A modern fleet of air-conditioned helicopters


  • 60-minute Helicopter Reef Rainforest Scenic Flight

What to bring

  • Sunglasses, camera and bottle of water

How to get there

The check-in office may be a short walk away if you stay near the helipad. You can find the Check-in office at Marina Point, 2 Pier Point Rd.

Important Information

The important stuff you need to know!

  • You will need to provide all passenger names and individual body weights at the time of booking.
  • The maximum weight for a single seat is 130kg. However, if you exceed this, please contact our team to discuss the available options.
  • All flights will require a minimum of 2 people to operate. If you are a single traveller, we can certainly confirm your flight on a standby basis, just until another booking is received for this flight time. For a single traveller, please phone our office on (07) 4037 2700 to discuss.
  • Your seating on the flight will be allocated based on passenger weights and the balance of the aircraft.
  • All flights are on a shared basis and are not on a private basis unless the machine has been chartered. This product requires a minimum number of passengers to proceed.
  • All prices are based on seat occupation. Children under the age of 3 are classed as Infants, and will travel free of charge. They will be seated on the parents lap and an infant seat belt restraint will be provided. Only 1 Infant per flight is permitted.
  • Flights are subject to Management and/or pilot discretion, weather, air-traffic control and availability. With this in mind, flight paths may be altered to accommodate the above.

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