Cairs to Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight with Green Island

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in Point Nepean Road

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5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Glide over Coral Islands such as Green Island, Arlington Reef, Michaelmas Cay and Vlasoff Cay and Koala Reef on this one hour Great Barrier Reef scenic flight departing from Cairns. Enjoy unobstructed views with guaranteed window seats as you take in the stunning scenery with your professional pilot, an experience not to be missed.
Enjoy a convenient hotel pick up service as you are chauffeured to the airport for your Great Barrier Reef scenic flight. Upon arrival at the airport, receive a briefing about the flight route and an overview of any required safety aspects to prepare you for your flight. After a short takeoff run, your pilot will head towards Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef and within a few minutes you be soaring over the sparking waters and colors of the coral reefs and Green Island. Enjoy the incredible views with guaranteed window seats as you sit back and enjoy the incredible scenery with all aircraft crafted with a high wing design for an unobstructed view. After a few gentle turns, the giant Arlington reef will come into view as the aircraft heads toward the outer reef and the trademark, the Koala Reef. Michaelmas Cay, Vlasof Cay, Upolu Cay and Oyster Reef are some of the highlights to see on the way. Make sure to keep an eye out for giant turtles, manta rays and seasonal whales as you glide by. As you head back, glide past golden Cairns beaches and hills covered by lush green rainforest. After a soft landing, farewell the pilot and cruise back to your accommodation.

What’s included

  • Scenic flight
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Live commentary on board

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Scenic air tour