Take a scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas over the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest or both. Fly high above two of Australia's greatest natural treasures -- enjoy magnificent views of the world’s largest coral reef, or views of the amazing gorges, rivers and rugged mountains of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. You can choose from a 30-minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef or a 40-minute flight over the rainforest -- or for the ultimate experience, take a 60-minute combined reef and rainforest flight.
30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port DouglasYour 30-minute scenic helicopter tour over the Great Barrier Reef begins with a bird's-eye view of Port Douglas and Four Mile Beach. From there you will fly east over the Great Barrier Reef and the Low Isles, then onto Batt and Tongue reefs. Take in the magnificent views of pristine sand cays and the kaleidoscope of colors that make up the Great Barrier Reef. There are plenty of opportunities for photographs before returning to Port Douglas. 40-minute Daintree Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port DouglasAfter departure from the Port Douglas Helipad, fly over Port Douglas village before heading inland over the never-ending fields of sugarcane. As you soar over the awe-inspiring tropical rainforest, marvel at the views of the gorges, waterfalls and rugged mountains. Photo opportunities abound as you fly past Mossman Gorge to the Daintree River. Continue over Alexander Range and Cow Bay before meeting the coast at Cooper Creek, where you will follow the coastline past Snapper Island and the mouth of the Daintree River before returning to Port Douglas. 60-minute Reef and Rainforest Tour from Port DouglasSee the best that Tropical North Queensland has to offer by selecting a 60-minute Reef and Rainforest scenic helicopter tour. Fly high above pristine World Heritage-listed rainforest, keeping your camera handy for that perfect shot of spectacular rainforest that is virtually inaccessible from the ground. Continue flying out to the Great Barrier Reef, where you will have incredible views of the kaleidoscope of colors, coral and the diverse marine life.