Enjoy incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef from the air during a 30-minute scenic flight from Cairns. See highlights such as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Oyster Reef, Arlington Reef, Vlassof Reef and Michaelmas Reef, taking in the sights as your guide points out the landmarks below.
The exhilaration of flying over one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world is an unbeatable feeling. This half hour scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef is something you need to tick off your bucket list.
After being picked up from Cairns and having a quick flight briefing, you’ll be seated comfortably in your guaranteed window seat and prepare for take off. During your 30 minute flight you’ll see up to 140km of the Outer Barrier Reef, plus inner islands, reefs and sand cays.
Soak up clear views of Green Island, Vlasoff Cay, Arlington Reef, Double Island, Oyster Reef and plenty more. Look out for marine life like manta rays, large green turtles, sharks, dugongs, and whales (during whale seasons), which you can spot clearly from the aircraft. You’ll also look down over Port Douglas and the Northern Beaches of Cairns from an unbeatable aerial view of Queensland’s Tropical North.
Soaring over the incredible sights will get your heart racing and make your Great Barrier Reef experience seriously unforgettable.
Great Barrier Reef (departing Cairns)