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“Scuba dive and snorkel on Outer Reef”

GBR Helicopters -Tours
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US$322.07*
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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
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US$468.17*
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Port Douglas
Ranked #22 of 77 Tours in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Feel the exhilaration of flying over the ancient World Heritage-listed rainforest canopy and watching as the lush green tones change to the vibrant blues and greens of the Coral Sea and the Great Barrier Reef.Seeing the dramatic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is an extraordinary experience - flying over it is simply awe-inspiring.
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“Scuba dive and snorkel on Outer Reef”
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Brilliant flight! Great day on the reef diving and snorkeling. Heli flight was fantastic with incredible views. Highly recommend this experience.

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Portland, Oregon
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“In the top ten life experiences.”
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Okay, don't include the day you got married or the birth of your kids and whatnot. Just travel experiences. This MUST be in your top ten. It's not cheap, but worth every single penny and I'd do it again in a heart beat. No regrets. We got picked up in town (per our request) by Jo and driven the short ride to the helipad and then returned to the same spot after our tour. We were given a quick safety intro and then hopped right in. Our pilot was absolutely perfect. He flew us up over the rainforest canopy to the gorge and then out straight away (per our request) to the reef. From the air it was easy to spot the rays of all types and sharks swimming in the shallow reef waters. This truly was a custom tour. Earphones allow you to listen to the pilot and talk to each other. Pablo got amazing photos. If you have the ability to do it...just do. You'll have regrets only if you DON'T do it.

Visited November 2013
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Bowral, Australia
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“Absolutely Exhilarating”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This was a treat of a lifetime. We booked the flight to Stewart Creek and was absolutely amazed by the experience. We had a wonderful pilot who landed the helicopter at the top of a waterfall in the Mossman Gorge. He prepared a picnic place replete with sparkling wine and enough food for many more than 2. The pilot leaves you to enjoy the privacy of the area so you're left with a personal experience that makes a great memory. You're then treated to a flight back along the Daintree river and the coastline. Everything about this trip was worth the price.

Visited October 2013
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“Flight to a private island”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We booked a helicopter light from Port Douglas to a sand cay reef. There was 4 of us (All friends) in a helicopter ride out to the reef. They picked us up from the hotel and drove us to the helipad. The staff were brilliant and very friendly. Thanks to Ian (Pilot), Amber, Joe, (Hostess). The trip took half an hour to fly to a private island. We swam around a beautiful reef while Ian set up the picnic site. Champagne, wine and beer. A great lunch as well.
The fight home was over Port Douglas which was site to behold.
Best value for money ever. Everyone should do this once. Views etched in my mind forever.
Thanks again GBR.

Visited October 2013
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