Scenic Reef Flights

Experience the magic of a breathtaking, uninterrupted birds eye view of the reef. Book at check out or on the day.

Panoramic Views of The Great Barrier Reef

A Once-In-A-Lifetime View

Breath taking scenic reef flights are an alternative to in-water activities and coral viewing vessels, soar above it all in a helicopter for a spectacular birds eye view of the Great Barrier Reef!

GBR Helicopters offers a range of extremely popular scenic flights to suit all budgets. From the moment you lift off uninterrupted panoramic views provide a unique perspective of this stunning World Heritage Listed location.

The turquoise waters of the Coral Sea are alive with extensive coral formations. Spot turtles, rays, reef sharks and schooling fish.

Our Scenic Flight Tours

Magic Heli Adventure See our crew for details

10 minutes flying time from the Reef Magic pontoon.

Experience the limits – climb to 3,000ft and experience soaring views of the reef, islands and sand cays. Spot Turtles, Sharks, Manta Rays and more.

Transfer Flight Call To Book

Travel in style and book a helicopter flight to the Reef Magic pontoon from Cairns (one-way helicopter flight, one-way Reef Magic – approx. 20 minutes flying time).

Receive a complimentary pick-up from your accommodation and transfer to a Heli-Base for a safety briefing prior to boarding. Transfer flights are also available in reverse as a departure from the Reef Magic pontoon to Cairns.

Passenger & Weight Restrictions

One (1) infant under the age of 3 may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap. Maximum one infant per helicopter as per CASA regulations.
Children 3 years and above pay full fare. While bookings can be made for individuals to fly a minimum of 2 pax is normally required for the helicopter to operate.

Helicopters are subject to maximum weight loadings. Below is a guide to maximum weight loadings for various size machines.

3 seat: 240kg’s / 529 pounds
4 seat: 320kg’s / 705 pounds
6 seat: 490kg’s / 1080 pounds

Experience The Great Barrier Reef

Join us for the day and experience the magic for yourself. We’re cruising from beautiful Cairns every day so come and visit us today, what are you waiting for?

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