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From Cairns: 40-Min Scenic Reef Flight in Window Seat

Product ID: 86033
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Get a unique taste of the Great Barrier Reef on a 40-minute scenic flight above the reef system, departing from Cairns Airport. Enjoy aerial views of Green Island and then fly over the north Queensland coast en route back to the mainland.
About this activity
Duration 40 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Host or greeter
Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese

Pick-up included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience the Great Barrier Reef from above
  • Get stunning views from the guaranteed window seats of a high-wing aircraft
  • Benefit from a courtesy bus transfer from and to Cairns city center
  • Listen to a complimentary in-flight commentary from your pilot
Full description
Experience bird's eye views of the Great Barrier Reef aboard a high-wing airplane with guaranteed window seats on a 40-minute scenic flight from Cairns Airport.

Benefit from a courtesy bus service from the city center to Cairns Airport, or make your own way there to climb aboard the panoramic flight. Then, experience the ultimate views of the reef system and surrounding landscape, including Green Island, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. Discover for yourself why the reef is considered one of the "7 Natural Wonders of the World."

Marvel at the contrast of colors as you fly over the Coral Sea and look down on some of the 2,900 reefs and 900 islands that make up the reef system. Get an informative commentary from your pilot as you fly over Arlington Reef, Upolu Reef, Michaelmas Reef, Oyster Reef, Double Island and Palm Cove.
  • Courtesy bus transfers to/from Cairns
  • 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Guaranteed window seats
  • In-flight pilot commentary
  • Modern fleet of high-wing aircraft

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Important information
Know before you go
• A 100% cancellation fee applies for no-shows or cancellations within 24 hours
• All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, aircraft availability and air traffic control. In the event your flight is cancelled or postponed due to adverse weather conditions, the supplier will attempt to reschedule your flight or a full refund will be given. The local supplier will endeavor to achieve on-time performance, although accepts no responsibility for missing flights or tour connections arising from operational delays. Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type
• Children under 3 years old are considered infants and can travel free of charge on a paying adult's lap. Adult pricing applies on all flights for children over 3 years old
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 32 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

Organized by

GSL Aviation

Product ID: 86033