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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas

Highlights
  • Choose from three flight durations so you can customize your experience
  • Flight over the Great Barrier Reef provides a different view than from on the water
  • Get insights into the Daintree Rainforest's interior, difficult to access via land
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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
From US$289.60
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$289.60
40-minute Great Barrier Reef
40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$362.18
60-minute Reef and Rainforest
60-minute Scenic Great Barrier Reef and DaintreeRainforest Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$507.34
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Overview
Choose your own adventure with this customizable helicopter tour from Port Douglas. Choose to include just the Great Barrier Reef or combine it with a flight over the Daintree Rainforest, two of Australia's greatest natural treasures. Listen to your pilot-guide's informative commentary to learn about both sights and get unparalleled views and photo ops as you travel.
What to Expect
When booking, choose from a 30-, 40-, or 60-minute scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas. This tour allows you to get unparalleled views and photo ops, while choosing the tour's duration to fit your budget and schedule. 

The 30-minute tour begins over the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Great Barrier Reef and includes aerial views of Four Mile Beach and the town of Port Douglas. The 40-minute tour includes flight arcs over Tongue Reef and Batt Reef. 

The 60-minute tour includes the Great Barrier Reef flight and the pristine Daintree Rainforest, which is dense and almost impossible to access from the ground. An aerial flight over this UNESCO-listed forest allows views of the dense interior, accompanied by commentary from your pilot-guide. 

Each flight offers amazing photo ops and the opportunity to ask questions of your pilot.
Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
One hour Ultimate Rainforest and Reef Flight

Just amazing! Judd our pilot was extremely thorough, explained everything we were looking at in the right amount of detail, he was pleasant and friendly. The rainforest part to start us off was fantastic to see all the waterfalls, changing forests and mountain landscapes truely...More

Thank RobLockwood
Chris K, Manager at GBR Helicopters -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Rob, We appreciate the 5 stars and look forward to seeing you again with us. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous experience for young and old

My husband took our 7 year old for his first helicopter flight. Danny our pilot was very informative and answered all our little guys questions. It was a very pleasant and professional experience from the initial briefing (not sure of lady’s name) to Danny. We...More

Thank customtan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scenic reef helitour

Best experience to date! Must do whilst in port douglas. the reef was amazing!!! our helitour pilot was lovely-constantly made sure we were both ok! Lovely experience and I hope to return for the rainforest scenic tour. The company was great to deal with.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank naviibruhh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
It's a must see - The daintree!

Fabulous tour to the magical daintree.. Our pilot Judd was friendly and informative. There was my hubby and myself and we had the perfect photo opportunities. The weather was magical and Judd was as excited as us to be going there. Untouched and unspoiled. Nature...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Julie H
Chris K, Manager at GBR Helicopters -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's glorious isn't it Julie ! Thanks for taking the time to review us. regards, Chris

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Great way to see the reef

We took the 40 minutes flight over the reef from Port Douglas. The first nice surprise was the helicopter - an Robison R44 that's quite small but with great visibility. We had a great pilot (skilled and ready to answer any questions we had) that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C0rwin
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