Cairns
Location
Great Adventures, Nautilus Aviation
Tour Operator
Ballooning & Scenic Flights, Great Barrier Reef
Activity
1 Day
Duration

Discover the iconic Great Barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a Great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. With options to transfer to and from the platform by helicopter (and cruise the other) or take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.

Sights from helicopter: Varies depending on Great Adventures mooring – e.g. Norman Reef or Moore Reef.
• Norman Reef: Cairns, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Vlasoff Cay, Michaelmas Cay + Hastings, Saxon & Norman Reef.
• Moore Reef: Cairns, Yarrabah Peninsula, Fitzroy Island, Sudbury Cay + Elford & Moore Reef.

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TOUR OPERATORGreat Adventures, Nautilus Aviation
DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATIONCairns
DEPARTURE TIME08:30
RETURN TIME17:30
INCLUDED
Fly/Cruise or Cruise/Fly: Approx. 25 minute flight. Up to 3 hours at outer reef platform
Reef presentation Snorkelling equipment (fins, mask, snorkel)
Snorkelling instruction provided Hot and cold buffet lunch, including prawns.
Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour with commentary Underwater Observatory and Eco Reef Talk
Buoyancy vests Lycra suits
Afternoon tea and coffee available whist at the platform Cheese and biscuits on return journey
OPTIONS
  • Guided snorkel tour $66 (AD) $34 (CH)
  • 1 intro dive $172
  • 2 intro dives $260
  • 1 certified dive $122
  • 2 certified dives $178
  • Seadoo $170
  • Cairns Return Transfers $30 (AD) $20 (CH)
  • Northern Beaches Transfers $38 (A) $21 (CH)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Child price applies to 4-14 years.
  • Passengers wishing to scuba dive must book ‘Cruise & Fly’ or ‘Cruise & Cruise + Scenic Flight’ to receive on-board dive brief.
  • Diving is not permitted on Fly-Cruise tours.
  • Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a
    parents/guardians lap.
  • For bookings of more than one infant (under 3 years), conditions apply.
  • Accurate individual body weights are required upon booking to ensure aircraft specifications are met (weights can be entered in booking form).
WHAT TO BRING
  • Voucher
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Swimming wear
SPECIAL NOTECancellation 48 hours prior to departure is subject to 100% cancellation fees.

Cruise – Fly

1

09:30 : Check in at Reef Fleet Terminal

2

10:30 : Depart for Outer Reef

3

12:30 : Arrive at Outer Reef

Enjoy 3 hours of free time!
4

15:15 : Depart for Cairns

Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef
5

15:40 : Arrive at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal


Fly-Cruise

1

11:30- : Pick up from Hotel

2

12:30 : Depart Cairns to Outer Reef

Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef
3

12:55 : Arrive at Outer Reef

Enjoy 3 hours of free time!
4

15:30: Depart for Cairns

5

17:30 : Arrive at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

*Schedule is subject to change depending on the circumstances.

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