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Meet your guide at your Cairns hotel before heading off to the airport for your 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef.

Take off in a high wing plane towards Green Island to get a great view of the amazing Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy informative commentary from your pilot as you head back towards the North Queensland coast to fly over Cairns, Green Island, Double Island, Palm Cove, and the Arlington and Upolu reefs.

Enjoy every minute of the stunning reef views with a guaranteed window seat during the flight. Receive complimentary round-trip hotel transportation from your Cairns hotel as well.

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Overview
Get an incredible bird’s-eye view of one of the world’s natural wonders—the Great Barrier Reef—during a 40-minute scenic flight from Cairns. Receive informative commentary from your pilot will soaring over the turquoise waters and landmarks such as Green Island, Palm Cove, the Arlington and Upolu Reefs, before heading back to the mainland.
Highlights
  • Soar over the Great Barrier Reef with a 40-minute scenic flight
  • View Green Island, Double Island, and Arlington and Upolu Reefs from above
  • Listen to commentary from your knowledgeable pilot about the landmarks
  • Guaranteed window seat and roundtrip hotel transport is included
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Reviewed 17 July 2018
Everything you could ask for, and more

I thoroughly enjoyed this flight, being lucky enough to sit in the copilot seat. We flew over Green Island, Middle Cay and Arlington Reef. Conditions were perfect and the was no turbulence. The pilot let me take the controls for 5 minutes which was a...More

Thank Geoffrey W
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile
Breathtaking experience

We went on the 40 minutes scenic flight yesterday and are still amazed by our experience. Everything went really smoothly and was perfect. We were only 3 so we all had the best seats possible. My boyfriend loves being seated at the front with the...More

Thank Evelyne G
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile
Great Barrier Riff flight

We did this flight a day before we went snorkeling. This was the right thing and order to do. The view from top was really amaising- this colorful water and riff looked stunning!! Definetely worth to try!

1  Thank Agnese F
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile
Stunning!

This was an amazing way to see the Great Barrier Reef. As my mom is not a big fan of snorkelling I decided to book this. So happy I did. For any one who is not a big fan of the water this is the...More

1  Thank shawnkturgeon
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile
Smooth ride on the Great Barrier Reef

My mum offered me a flight over the Great Barrier Reef for my birthday and selected GSL company and it was a really good pick. Except a couple of bumps with our booking, we had a really cool trip with Matt. After going through the...More

1  Thank Clement D
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