Outer Reef (Half Day) - 'Helicopter & Cruise' or 'Helicopter Return' (59)

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Great Barrier Reef » Outer Reef (Half Day) - 'Helicopter & Cruise' or 'Helicopter Return' (59)

Type: Tours - Helicopter Tours & Expeditions

Offering two hours at the Great Barrier Reef, lunch, snorkeling and a glass bottom boat tour of the coral reefs - this is the ultimate soft adventure for those wanting to see the reef from above and below the water in a half day adventure.  This half day afternoon Great Barrier Reef trip flies you by helicopter at around 12.00pm, and cruises you back by boat at just after 4.45pm.  You can also choose to fly by helicopter in both directions and be back in Cairns by 4pm.

If you would prefer to cruise to the reef in the morning, and cruise back earlier in the afternoon, then click here to the reverse itinerary and prices.

Departure Dates: Daily except Christmas Day. 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.

Departure time from Cairns: 12.00pm. Returns at around 4.45pm. 

How to book: You can book online via the rates table's "Book Now" button. Click on that button and follow the prompts. Or, call to book on 1800 681 685 (free call) from within Australia.  A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking and the balance can be paid on the day of travel when you check in. Please advise approximate body weights for each person at the time of booking. Your ticket will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received.

More Information:

You'll take a picturesque helicopter flight over several stunning reef locations before boarding a luxury, air-conditioned vessel at Hastings reef. Once there, you will spend the afternoon enjoying lunch and a range of underwater activities – with snorkelling equipment.

Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experienced diver is also available.(extra cost) Your afternoon is complete with a leisurely cruise back to Cairns featuring live entertainment, a complimentary glass of wine and nibbles. 

Click on the link below if you want to see the menu of all:

GREAT BARRIER REEF HELICOPTER TOURS

Click on the link below if you are only looking for the menu of:

SCENIC FLIGHTS without other inclusions.

Features & Inclusions

  • 25 Minute Reef Helicopter Flight
  • Trip Commentary Via Headsets
  • Onboard Flight Video Recording Facility
  • Outstanding Visibility with 180 Degree Un-obstructed View
  • In-flight Audio Entertainment System
  • Air-conditioned Helicopters
  • Barbecue Lunch
  • Choose from Snorkelling, Swimming, Glass bottom boat tour & Fish Feeding.
  • Snorkeling equipment is included. Wetsuits or lycra suits can be hired for a small fee
  • Wine and Cheese on the return cruise
  • High Speed Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Rates and Tariffs

2017-18 Season
1st Apr 2017 to 31st Mar 2018
Fly / Cruise - Half Day Tour to the Reef $356.00 adult
$356.00 per child
Fly / Fly - Half Day Tour to the Reef $650.00 adult
$650.00 per child
Cruise /Fly - Full Day Tour to the Reef $396.00 adult
$396.00 per child
Optional Extras Season
1st Apr 2017 to 31st Mar 2018
Introductory Dive x 1 $70.00 adult
Certified Dive x 1 $70.00 adult
Semi Submersible $10.00 per person
$10.00 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: Daily except Christmas Day subject to availability of the helicopter. 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.

Departure time from Cairns: 12.00pm. Returns at around 4.45pm.

How to book: You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. The prices below include all taxes and levies.25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking and the balance can be paid on the day of travel when you check in. Please advise approximate body weights for each person at the time of booking. Your ticket will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received.

Departure time from Cairns: 12.00pm
Return time to Cairns: 4.45pm
Departure Point Details: Barrier Aviation Terminal, Cairns

What is not included:
transfers

Booking Policy

Please advise the following when make a booking request:
The approximate body weight for each passenger. Passenger weight restrictions apply for the helicopter tour. Any passenger over 110kg will incur a 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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