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Cairns: Helicopter and Outer Reef Packages

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ToursNature & AdventureNature & PanoramaAir & Helicopter ToursCruises & Boat ToursWater SportsEco CertifiedOutdoor ActivitiesMedium-risk activitiesHigh-risk activities

Enjoy exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from both above and below. Choose how you would like the day to run whether you fly out and cruise back, cruise out and fly back or fly both ways, the choice is up to you.


  • Witness breathtaking helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Take part in activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to experience
  • Marvel at the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the best vantage point


Discover the iconic Great Barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a Great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. With options to transfer to and from the platform by helicopter (and cruise the other), you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.


Fly/cruise or cruise/fly: approx. 25-minute scenic flight Approx. 2.5 hours at the outer reef platform, reef presentation Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel) Hot and cold buffet lunch Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour with commentary Underwater observatory and eco reef talk Buoyancy vests and flotation noodles Lycra wetsuits
An additional surcharge of AUD $7 pp for Environmental Management Charge (EMC) levy is payable on the day of travel Hotel pickup and drop-off Scuba diving, scuba doo underwater scooter

Important Information

  • Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage/bag must be advised at the time of booking. The maximum single-seat weight is 130 kg, which includes any carry-on luggage/bags
  • For comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 130 kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of the ticket price – this is payable to the local partner on the day of travel
  • Any dietary requirements need to be made known at the time of booking
  • Refunds: Cancellation notice of 48-hours is required for a full refund claim and 24 to 48-hours, for a 50% refund claim. No refund applies if the booking is cancelled inside 24-hours

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