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GBR Helicopters
Multiple Locations

Indicative Rate* $159.00 to $1028.00 Tour Only

07 4081 8888
reservations@gbrhelicopters.com.au
www.gbrhelicopters.com.au

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Description

GBR Helicopters is Far North Queensland's premier helicopter company and partners with all the fixed pontoon cruise companies operating out of Cairns and Port Douglas: Great Adventures, Quicksilver, Reef Magic and Sunlover. Scenic flights depart daily from the Cairns City Heliport situated at The Pier Marketplace at the Shangri-la Marina and from Port Douglas Sheraton Mirage.

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Personal touring options which offer seclusion and romance include Outback Experience day tour and breakfast on an isolated Sand Cay. Imagine your very own private paradise, surrounded by the sparkling Coral Sea while indulging on a gourmet champagne breakfast... perfect for the true romantics!

Resort transfers are also popular - especially to the likes of Lizard Island, the Sheraton Port Douglas, Silky Oaks and Thala Beach.

Above all, they'll show their guests the best of their region in a way no-one else can!

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome. One infant under the age of three may be taken free if seated on the guardians lap. Maximum one infant per helicopter as per CASA regulations. Child three years and above pay full fare.

General Comments

Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions, a client's body and luggage weight must be advised prior to the booking being confirmed. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than ten per cent, the right is reserved to charge a 100 per cent cancellation fee.

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Rates are based on a minimum of two persons.


10 minute Outer Reef Scenic Flight (ex Great Adventures, Sunlover and Quicksilver)

Experience the exhilaration of flying above one of the wonders of the world. Opal like formations of coral appear to float in the pristine blue waters, while the sun pierces through and enhances this natural beauty. Flying above such a vast array of marine life and spectacular colour provides irresistible photo opportunities. An aerial perspective of the Great Barrier Reef is a vision that stays with you long after you return home. A must see, must experience, option on your day at the reef.

Tour Information


20 minutes
Yes.
Pick up is available from Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$159.00$159.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



Deluxe Outer Reef Scenic Flight (ex Cairns and Port Douglas)

Ex Cairns

Transfers from all Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation, a breathtaking 40 minute helicopter flight, views of Trinity Inlet, False Cape, Mission Bay, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Upolo/Middle (Vlassof) Cay, and Michaelmas Cay.

Tour Information


Yes.
Pick up is available from Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$499.00$499.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



Reef and Rainforest Scenic Flight (ex Cairns and Port Douglas)

Ex Cairns

Fly over Cairns, Copperlode Dam, Rainforest-clad Mountains and the magnificent Barron Gorge before you fly past the Northern Beaches over Double Island. The isolation of Upolu or Middle Sand Cays will amaze you as you continue the helicopter flight of a lifetime over Arlington Reef before returning to Cairns. Wow!

Ex Port Douglas

This deluxe scenic flight encompasses the finest their region has to offer, the Reef and Rainforest, where their two natural wonders meet. Photo opportunities abound as you fly past the icons of Mossman Gorge and breathtaking waterfalls of the Great Dividing Range to the Daintree River.

Tour Information


Yes.
Pick up is available from Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$599.00$599.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



Sandy Cay Breakfast (ex Cairns and Port Douglas)

Escape to Paradise for breakfast on a deserted sand cay. This luxurious reef experience includes a scenic helicopter flight over spectacular Green Island and unique Arlington Reef. Land in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef on secluded Vlasoff Cay, surrounded by magnificent reef and crystal blue waters. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and perhaps a swim in the clear ocean or relax on the cay before your return flight to Cairns.

Package also available from Port Douglas.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
7:30am - 10:15am
Sand Cay

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$629.00$789.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children Welcome



Fly to Outer Reef and Cruise Return (ex Cairns and Port Douglas)

Fly from the heart of the city over the Cairns Harbour, before viewing the amazing Outer Barrier Reef from the helicopter. Landing at their helipad you will join Great Adventures at their pontoon for coral viewing through the semi-submersible and underwater observatory, snorkelling and a delicious hot and cold buffet lunch. Return to Cairns by luxury catamaran.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm
12:00pm - 5:35pm

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$429.00$429.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children Welcome



Fly to Outer Reef and Fly Return (ex Cairns and Port Douglas)

Fly from the heart of the city over the Cairns Harbour, before viewing the amazing Outer Barrier Reef from the helicopter. Landing at their helipad you will join Great Adventures at their pontoon for coral viewing through the semi-submersible and underwater observatory, snorkelling and a delicious hot and cold buffet lunch. Reboard your helicopter for the return flight to Cairns.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm
12:00pm - 3:40pm

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$798.00$1028.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children Welcome



Fly to Green Island and Cruise Return Full Day (ex Cairns)

Board your Helicopter in the heart of the City for a flight over Cairns and surrounding rainforest. Fly over the Great Barrier Reef before landing on the Jewel of the Reef, Green Island. Enjoy a Glass Bottom Boat tour and full use of snorkelling equipment before a delicious lunch. An entry to the island swimming pool is also included before returning to Cairns on the luxury catamaran.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
10:00am - 5:15pm
Passengers can choose to leave on earlier boat as desired. please notify at time of booking

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$429.00$429.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: children welcome



* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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