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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$289.13
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef Most Popular
30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
US$289.13
60-minute Reef and Rainforest
60-minute Scenic Great Barrier Reef and DaintreeRainforest Tour departing from Port Douglas
US$506.52
40-minute Great Barrier Reef
40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
US$361.59
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 (30)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing

So many Great Barrier Reef trips available but if you have limited time this is a must. The pilot was very knowledgeable The helicopter comfortable offering superb views also being a helicopter you know it is just three or four of you on board. Wouldn't...More

Thank steve m
Chris K, Manager at GBR Helicopters -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers Steve, We really appreciate your 5 star feedback. We look forward to having you on board with us again sometime Regards, Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to see the place

We had to try this while we were in Port Douglas. We tried to book the 40min tour but they called to say they had a special on the 30 min flight so we ended up taking that. Still expensive for what it is but...More

Thank Phil8361
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile
Fabulous views of the reef & Port Douglas

We had a fabulous introduction to the Great Barrier Reef & Port Douglas by doing a 30 min flight on our first morning in Port Douglas. Spectacular views of Port Douglas, the coastline, mountains, islands, marine wildlife & the reef. We were absolutely delighted to...More

Thank Maryanne M
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile
Absolutely awesome

We had the pleasure of a 60 min rainforest and reef experience this morning. The ground staff were friendly and helpful. Our pilot Lucy was absolutely awesome. She managed to let us all see the highlights including some amazing marine wildlife, rainforest, waterfalls and the...More

Thank Roam628660
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Its one of those bucket list items you simply have to do

Once you commit to spending the money, you realise that the experience itself of flying at a low height over the GBR is simply breathtaking. If you want to create everlasting memories, this is the way to do it. Judd was fantastic, informative and loved...More

Thank MikeCami
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