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Address: Building 81 General Aviation | Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4035 9207
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Description: Barrier Aviation is situated at General Aviation at Cairns International...
Barrier Aviation is situated at General Aviation at Cairns International Airport. We specialise in Aircraft Charters, Scenic Flights, Ground Handling and Flight Training.
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Flew with barrier on a monthly basis. Pilots professional and always had every confidence in them and felt safe with them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2013
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cairns
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Flew with barrier on a monthly basis. Pilots professional and always had every confidence in them and felt safe with them.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

First class service, from pick-up at my hotel to set down after the tour. Safety is paramount to the staff and all the passengers are briefed and very well looked after. It is possible to get some decent pictures through the windows of the plane provided you don't scratch the glass with your lens ! Thoroughly enjoyable and fairly priced.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Very friendly staff. Great flight over the reef. We took a 45min flight and believe it was worth the extra money.

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Rockhampton, Queensland
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95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We booked a 1 hour tour (2 adults) and 3 kids. Cost $139 for the first two and $109 thereafter. Great value for the area. Thoroughly enjoyed the very picturesque flight over Green island, Michaelmas reef and Arlington Reef. Everything went smooth and all the staff are friendly and professional.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Our scenic flight with Katie as our pilot was awesome. She was friendly, attentive and made sure that all of us (including our little one) were comfortable throughout the flight. Nothing was too much trouble for Katie and the crew who advised that if we wanted to extend our flight whilst we were out, all we needed to do was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Obliging staff, pilots very experienced with flying in and out of small grass strips in PNG, good range of aircraft.

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Loved their can do attitude The price was right and they were able to do Transfer t short notice. Paid over the phone and travelled the next day

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outer Brisbane
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We chartered a plane through Barrier to take 10 of us to Lizard Island for the day. The service was professional and friendly and we were more than happy with the price and value for money. Id def recommend them.

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Alberton, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We were able to reserve the day before and showed up for our flight and were in the air within an half hour

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Ballarat, Australia
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The 1 hour flight was really worthwhile. David, our pilot, was superb - friendly, polite, helpful. Everything was well detailed and explained.

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