Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flights take in the views.
Great Barrier Reef scenic flights are an excellent way to see different aspects of the Reef. During this flight, you will see outer barrier reefs, sand cays and islands.
Taking off from Cairns, this flight includes a window seat for all clients. Make sure you bring your camera as there are fantastic opportunities for photos.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef stretches along the eastern coast of Queensland. From Bundaberg in the South to the Northern Tip of Cape York. Over 2900 individual coral reefs, over 900 islands, and sand cays.
This 40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Reef Flight is the perfect way to appreciate the immensity of the Great Barrier Reef.
During your flight in a fixed-wing aircraft, you will see over 50 kilometres of the Outer Barrier and many inner islands, reefs and sand cays, including Green Island, Arlington Reef, and Outer Reef, Vlasoff Cay, Michaelmas Cay and more.
The beauty of this Scenic Reef Flight is that it is one of the fastest in transit out to the Reef (only taking approx 4-5 mins to arrive at the Outer Reef), which means you get more time to take in the scenery of the Great Barrier Reef.
Spotting Marine Life
While you are flying, One of the highlights of Cairns’s scenic flights is flying above the Reef is spotting the marine life below. Have your camera ready on the lookout for dugongs, sharks, whales, manta rays and green sea turtles.
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Spectacular scenic views
everyone gets a window seat
- Green Island
- Arlington Reef
- Michaelmas Cay
- Double Island
- Cairns Northern Beaches
- Vlasoff Cay
- Upolu Cay
- Hotel Transfer
- 40-minute scenic Reef flight
- Marine park fees and standard aviation public liability
- All passengers have a window seat to make the most of your scenic reef flight
What to bring
Sunglasses, camera and a bottle of water
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20% cancellation fee 30 days or more prior to departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days prior to departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days prior to departure
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