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Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour from Cairns provided by Nautilus Aviation

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Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour from Cairns

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour from Cairns
Nautilus Aviation has a comprehensive COVID plan in place.
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    2 Pier Point Rd
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Nautilus Aviation
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Check-in is 30 minutes prior to your departure for your pre-departure briefing. You'll then board the helicopter for your scenic flight.
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    Pass by
    Green Island
  • You'll end at
    2 Pier Point Rd
    2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
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Important Information
Departure Point
2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Informative commentary during the flight
  • Australia's Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns hotels
  • Entry/Admission - Nautilus Aviation
Exclusions
  • Transfers to/from Port Douglas are $205 per car ( up to 4 passengers)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Weight Policy: Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 130kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of ticket price - this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on day of travel.
  • There is a maximum of 6 to 7 passengers permitted per helicopter (subject to aircraft availability)
  • Infants 2 years and under travel free of charge when seated in the lap of a guardian
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Child Policy: Children 3 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price. Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a parents/guardians lap. For bookings of more than one infant (under 3 years), conditions apply – please contact Reservations.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
6Reviews
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Emily wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia4 contributions
We were so impressed with the team at Nautilus. We booked the cruise out and fly back package to the Great Barrier Reef but unfortunately due to weather, the helicopter flight got cancelled. We popped in to the office the follow day to discuss the refund, however the friendly
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Jenni T wrote a review Feb 2020
119 contributions12 helpful votes
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There is nothing like looking over the Great Barrier Reef than from the seat of a helicopter. It was a smooth journey and I could see for miles. \ Seeing the GBR from above you get a real appreciation of the enormity of the Great Barrier Reef. See it by snorkelling, scuba
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Karzi wrote a review Jan 2020
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I highly recommend Nautilus. It was my first time in a helicopter and it was such an amazing experience. The pilot Craig was very knowledgeable about the area and was more than happy to answer my all of my questions. I will definitely recommend Nautilus to all my family and
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Harry J wrote a review Nov 2018
Cairns, Australia20 contributions3 helpful votes
No regrets flying with nautilus in their good looking red helicopter. The pilot provides informative Commentary about the reefs in the area. Stunning bird eye views over the reef definitely a must do activity to experience the Great Barrier Reef.
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By: Nautilus Aviation
Robertsonl1234
Robertsonl1234
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A once in a lifetime must do.
Snorkeling the reef was excellent the staff on board very friendly but the highlight was the helicopter ride back t
S6106FYrichardw
S6106FYrichardw
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Great flight, smooth, good pilot, top experience
A beautiful 45-minute reef and rainforest flight. One of the smoothest and picturesque chopper flights we've ever b
rozc2021
rozc2021
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The only way to fly!
Nautilus Aviation go out of the way to make you feel confident, safe and so very special. Our pilots Matt & Glenn b
Jackosfive
Jackosfive
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Best way to travel!
Amazing flight from Orpheus Island to Mt Mulligan. The scenery was spectacular and so interesting to see the changi
CILKEL7
CILKEL7
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Best way to get a transfer
Nautilus pilots and staff are fantastic and made us feel safe and secure. We caught a chopper to Orpheus from The
871shaunb
871shaunb
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Experienced and competent
We used nautilus helicopter to transfer to Orpheus island lodge. They were prompt and made us feel safe, as I somet
Stocoroco
Stocoroco
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Return to cairns on the helicopter
What an amazing day! We cruised to Green island for a couple of hours before heading to the outer reef pontoon for
Borrack5
Borrack5
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Flight of a Lifetime
Wow what an amazing flight from Orpheus Island to Mt Mulligan! The scenery was spectacular and the pilot so knowled
Antonia L
Antonia L
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Fantastic trip to the great barrier reef
Senic view from helicopter was amazing. Professional team to make our experience great and ensure our safety. Guide
428phyllish
428phyllish
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Seeing the Reef and Rainforest by air is an experience you should not miss if you can
This scenic flight is a must. Gus our pilot was great. Very informative and friendly. The flight was a fantastic w
aaronj252
aaronj252
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GBR
Absolutely amazing. Already planning to do this again. Staff are very friendly and make the experience one to remem
Bradley N
Bradley N
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Excellent Customer Service
We booked the full day cruise including a dive. Also included was a 10 minute Helicopter flight over the reef. Unfo
urapuntja
urapuntja
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Shocked by the power
The whole experience was great. It taught me that the reef is in trouble and let’s get behind the industry and get
Extraordinary572391
Extraordinary572391
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Awesome helicopter ride!
For my friend Sam’s birthday, the two of us took a helicopter scenic flight from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef a
win1888
win1888
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Great flight and snookel at the GBR
Everything was good, but just not enough time in the water for snookeling. For longer snookeling try to flight out
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  • Duration: 1h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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