Deluxe Helicopter Reef and Rainforest 1 or 2 Day Expedition (#326)

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Great Barrier Reef » Deluxe Helicopter Reef and Rainforest 1 or 2 Day Expedition (#326)

Type: Tours - Helicopter Tours & Expeditions

This tour combines the best of the Reef and Rainforest into one or two action packed days. It is available as a one day tour for those on a limited time schedule or as a two day tour for those with more free time to explore the Kuranda Rainforests. NB: The One day option has No free time in Kuranda.

Departure Dates:This package can commence any day of the year, except 25 Dec, subject to availability.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

May: Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th,August: Monday 15th, Monday 22nd and Monday 29th

March 2017:

Friday 24th ,Saturday 25th,Sunday 26th

May/June 2017:

Monday 8th May until Sunday 4th June inclusive

Kuranda Scenic Railway

April: Thursday 28th and Friday 29th,May:  Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th, Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th

June: Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd,October: Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th

November: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th,December: Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd

Advance bookings are recommended as the helicopter only seats six people. It will run with a minimum of 2 people however enquiries are welcome for just one person.

How to Book: You can book via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button, or. A 25% deposit payment is required to secure your place. The balance is payable on the day of travel. Pick up and drop off to holiday accommodation from Cairns to Palm Cove is inclusive. Please advise the name of your hotel once you have decided where you will stay.

More Information:

The highlights of this tour are the historical Kuranda Train journey through the rainforest with views of the Barron Gorge and you will be amazed at this incredible engineering feat. Another highlight is the famous Kuranda Skyrail Cableway, gliding over the rainforest canopy, with awesome views of the Coral Coast and beyond, (the longest cablecar journey in the world at 7.5km). Lastly, your Great Barrier Reef experience commences with cruise to the Outer Reef. You'll have plenty of time to explore the reef either through snorkelling or without even getting your feet wet via the glass bottom boat coral viewing tour. The day concludes with an amazing scenic helicopter flight over five reef systems and cays arriving back in Cairns and finishing off your two day adventure in style.

The one day itinerary is as follows:

  • Pick up from your holiday accommodation at between 7.30am-8.00am.
  • Depart on Kuranda Scenic Rail at 8.50am. Arrives at Kuranda by 10.10am
  • Depart on Skyrail from Kuranda at around 10.30am 
  • Pick up from the Caravonica Skyrail Terminal at around 11.45am
  • Scenic 20 minute flight to the Outer Reef
  • Enjoy around 2 hours at the Reef, including Glass Bottom Boat & Snorkelling 
  • Cruise back to Cairns, arriving at 5pm

The two day itinerary is as follows:

  • Day 1
  • Pick up from your holiday accommodation at between 8.30am-9.00am.
  • Depart on Kuranda Scenic Rail at 9.50am. Arrives at Kuranda by 10.10am 
  • Depart on Skyrail from Kuranda at 2:00pm 
  • Pick up from the Caravonica Skyrail Terminal at 3:30pm
  • Drop off to your holiday accommodation at between 4:00pm and 4:30pm.
  • Day 2
  • Depart for the Outer Reef at around 8.30am.
  • Visit 2 Reef locations
  • 5 Hours at the the Reef
  • Includes snorkelling and glass bottom boat tour
  • Lunch is included
  • Depart the Outer Reef by Helicopter at around 3.30pm.
  • 25 minute scenic flight over the Reef, returning to Cairns at around 4.00pm - make own way back to Cairns

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Features & Inclusions

  • 90 minute Scenic Train Journey from Cairns to Kuranda
  • One hour Skyrail journey from Kuranda to Caravonica
  • 25 minute scenic helicopter ride above the reef
  • Two or Five hours free time at the Great Barrier Reef
  • Outer Reef Cruise includes delicious buffet lunch, snorkelling and glass bottom boat tour

Rates and Tariffs

2016-17 Season
1st Apr 2016 to 31st Mar 2017
One Day Expedition $496.00 adult
$496.00 per child
Two Day Expedition $516.00 adult
$516.00 per child
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

Departure Dates: This package can commence any day of the year, except 25 Dec, subject to availability.\Advance bookings are recommeded as the helicopter only seats six people. It will run with a minimum of 2 people however enquiries are welcome for just one person.
How to Book: You can book via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. A 25% deposit payment is required to secure your place. The balance is payable on the day of travel. Pick up and drop off to holiday accommodation from Cairns to Palm Cove is inclusive. Please advise the name of your hotel once you have decided where you will stay.

What is not included: The Kuranda train and skyrail tour includes no drinks or meals. There is no accommodation included in either package.

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
The approximate body weight for each passenger. Passenger weight restrictions apply for the helicopter tour. Any passenger over 110kg will incur a $90 surcharge because there will be less seats sold on that tour.

We can also book accommodation so please let us know if we can book something for you.

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