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Nautilus Aviation
Multiple Locations

Indicative Rate* $250.00 to $595.00 Tour - All Meals, All admissions

07 4034 9000
info@nautilusaviation.com.au
www.nautilusaviation.com.au

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Description

Nautilus Aviation has been operating as a privately-owned and operated luxury charter company since 1948. With bases in both Cairns and Townsville, their fleet is one of the largest and most versatile in north Queensland.

With a team of highly-trained pilots with an unrivalled amount of experience and knowledge of north Queensland, Nautilus Aviation will ensure your journey is one that you will always remember.

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Nautilus Aviation works in partnership with a number of the regions top tourism operators, enabling them to make your visit to north Queensland extra special.

If you're looking to take the road less travelled, then Nautilus Aviation also offers charter services that allow you to tailor your day to your liking.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Activities

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Lessons/Tutorials
    Lessons/Tutorials
  • Scuba-Diving
    Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Other Information

Children:
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Cancellation Information:
48 hours cancellation notice required for a refund claim.

Further Details:
Passenger's individual weights and credit card details must be advised at time of booking. Passenger weight restrictions apply - if a weight variance of more than 10 per cent is advised the operator reserves the right to charge a 100 per cent cancellation fee.
Check-in times are 30 to 45 minutes prior to departure time.

How To Get There:
From Cairns turn right at the lights into General Aviation from the Captain Cook Hwy, turn right again into Tom McDonald Drive and continue right into Bush Pilots Avenue. Nautilus Aviation is the third hangar from the end.

Tariff Information:
Some tours will incur an EMC fee, Port fee, Insurance Levy and other charges, please contact the operator for further details.

Weather:
Tours are subject to Management and/or pilots discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.


Nautilus Aviation Tours


30 Minute Reef Scenic Flight

30 minute Reef Scenic Flight

Take off from the lush city of Cairns, over the mountain clad ranges and head out to the Coral Sea, where the size and majesty of the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef can only be truly appreciated from the air. Take in its splendour as you fly over the famous sights such as enormous Arlington Reef, the Jewel of the Sea, Green Island and isolated Upolu Sand Cay. Bring your camera for this wonderful experience that will stay with you for a lifetime!

Tour Information


30 minutes
Yes.
Cairns to Port Douglas

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
9:00am - 9:30am
Available on demand - 7 days per week

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Great Barrier Reef

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$375.00$375.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate - minimum 2 passengers


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Child under 2yo may travel when seated on guardians lap - available on application.



20 Minute Rainforest Scenic Flight

20 min Rainforest Scenic Flight

Explore ancient rainforest covered mountain ranges and valleys only minutes from the centre of Cairns. Soar over the majestic Lake Morris, up through the Barron Gorge and Falls to Kuranda, view world heritage listed rainforest then drop down to sweep along the tropical coastline and northern beaches to Cairns City. Only by helicopter can the scale of these ancient rainforests, waterfalls and their pristine beauty be truly understood. The memory of this flight will stay with you forever.

Tour Information


20 minutes
Yes.
Cairns to Port Douglas.

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

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Barron Gorge

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$250.00$250.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate. Minimum 1 person


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Sandy Cay Picnic

Private Picnic on Sandy Cay

Imagine.... just you, your private helicopter and your footprints on your own secluded island set in the middle of the Coral Sea, with just the sound of gentle lapping waves for company. Experience Vlasoff Cay, an isolated coral sand cay with pure white sand surrounded by aqua blue sea and coral gardens. You'll be equipped with some of life's essentials - a gourmet picnic hamper complete with sparkling wine, snorkeling gear, beach umbrella, picnic blanket and cushions. After two hours in this secluded paradise, you'll enjoy another reef scenic flight back to your life as you once knew it.

Tour Information


2 hours
Yes.
Cairns to Port Douglas

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am
7:00am - 11:00am

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Vlasoff Cay

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$549.00$549.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate. Minimum 2 passengers


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



60 Minute Reef and Rainforest Scenic Flight

Scenic Flight over Reef and Rainforest

With two world heritage listed areas on our doorstep, take in the awesome magnitude and grandeur of the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest on this amazing flight. See famous sites such as Green Island, Arlington Reef and Vlasoff Cay before heading over the Northern Beaches, Double Island and Palm Cove. Glide high above the lush tropical canopy of pristine rainforest, Kuranda, the Barron Gorge, Stoney Creek Falls and Copperlode Dam before returning to Cairns. Tropical North Queensland is diverse in nature and offers attributes that can only be fully appreciated from the air!

Tour Information


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

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Great Barrier Reef

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$595.00$595.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate. Minimum 2 passengers


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Cairns In a Day - Kuranda, A Full Day Package

Kuranda Rail, Skyrail and Helicopter

Ideal for visitors, who wish to make the most of their stay in Cairns. Enjoy a scenic and historical train journey, with informative commentary through the Barron Gorge, to the famous Kuranda Village and Markets. Depart Kuranda on Skyrail, you'll glide over seven and half kilometres of pristine World Heritage listed Rainforest, suspended high above the lush tropical canopy. Transfer to the Heliport for an awesome 30-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to the exclusive pontoon at North Hastings Reef. Enjoy an afternoon of underwater activities, snorkelling, glass bottom boat coral viewing tours, all included in the package. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experience diver, is also available. Cruise back to Cairns with live entertainment, cheese platter and a complimentary glass of wine.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
8:00am - 8:00am
8:00am - 4:45pm
8:00am - 4:45pm
8:00am - 4:45pm
8:00am - 4:45pm
8:00am - 4:45pm
8:00am - 4:45pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$399.00$399.00Tour - All Inclusive (Single)
Derived from 1 person rate.$20 Pay onboard EMC, Levies and Admin Fee


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Cairns In a Day - Skydive, A Full Day Package

Skydive and helicopter in one day!

Feeling adventurous? Then start the day by leaping into the sky from 11000 feet for 30 seconds of freefall and feel the rush of a tandem skydive, with views of Cairns, World Heritage Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Travel to your jump heights in Australia's fastest Skydive plan, the Cresco 750. Choose from a wide variety of video/photo/DVD options. Transfer to the Heliport for an awesome 30-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to the exclusive pontoon at North Hastings Reef. Enjoy lunch and a range of underwater activities, snorkelling, semi-sub and glass bottom boat coral viewing tours, all included in the package. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experience diver, is also available. Upgrade to 14,000 feet skydives available for double the freefall time and one-minute total of adrenalin.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$545.00$545.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.




Cairns In a Day - Horseback Riding, A Full Day Package

Blazing Saddles and Helicopter tour

Ideal for visitors, who love the great outdoors! Spend the morning taking a horseback ride through the tropical landscapes of Kuranda, over rainforest mountains and bubbling creeks. Transfer to the Heliport for an awesome 30-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to the exclusive pontoon at North Hastings Reef. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and a range of underwater activities, snorkelling, glass bottom boat coral viewing tours, all included in the package. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experience diver, is also available at an additional cost. Cruise back to Cairns with live music, cheese platter and a complimentary glass of wine.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$399.00$399.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Cairns In a Day - ATV, A Full Day Package

Quad Bike and Helicopter tour

Ideal for visitors, who love some adventure! Spend the morning taking a quad bike ride through the tropical rainforest, over creeks and mountain ranges. Transfer to the heliport for an awesome 30 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to the heli pontoon at North Hastings Reef. Enjoy an afternoon of underwater activities, snorkelling, glass bottom boat coral viewing tours and a barbecue lunch all included in the package. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experience diver, is also available. Cruise back to Cairns with live entertainment, cheese platter and a complimentary glass of wine.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$399.00$399.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Cruise/Fly Full Day Tour

Heli and Reef Cruise

Your day begins with a fast boat cruise to the Great Barrier Reef onboard Down Under Cruises. Spend five hours exploring two incredible reef destinations, each with its own unique coral formations and variety of marine species. Enjoy a tropical barbecue lunch, snorkelling and a glass bottom coral viewing tour. As an optional extra, there is ample time to experience up to three scuba dives for either the beginner or advanced diver. Your special day concludes with an exciting scenic helicopter flight over five reef systems and pristine sand cays before arriving back in Cairns at 3.30 pm.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$329.00$329.00Tour and Admission
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



Cruise/Fly Half Day Tour

Heli and Reef Cruise

Take to the air over Cairns for a spectacular 25 minute scenic flight viewing the rainforest covered mountains before flying over the azure Coral Sea and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Sweep over Coral Gardens, Sand Cays and see marine life as you land at the Outer Reef helipad to join Down Under Cruises for lunch and an afternoon of underwater activities including snorkelling and a glass bottom coral viewing tour. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experienced diver, is also available for those keen to view the coral from beneath the sea. Enjoy a leisurely cruise back to Cairns with live entertainment, complimentary glass of wine, cheese and a tropical fruit platter.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2013
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm
12:15pm - 5:00pm

Tour Departs From

  • Cairns

Tour Travels To

  • Cairns

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$299.00$299.00Tour and Admission
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult.



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