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Daintree Air Services - Day Tours

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Address: Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive, Cairns Airport | Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4034 9300
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Description: Daintree Air, A Cairns based air charter company, offer day tours to...
Daintree Air, A Cairns based air charter company, offer day tours to Lizard Island and Cape York as well as scenic reef flights over the Great Barrier Reef. Daintree Air Services have been operating in Cairns for over 35 years and are the only operator to offer safe and affordable reef scenic flights in multi engine air-conditioned aircraft. We offer our clients the best flights in Queensland! During the Lizard Island Day Tour clients experience several hundred kilometres of the Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforest of Far North Queensland as well as spending six hours on the ground to snorkel some of the world's most beautiful reef. Clients have the option of spending their time on the island snorkelling, exploring the island or simply relaxing under the Casuarina trees. The spectacular reef, the unspoilt island in the coral sea combined with the scenic flight over the reef and rainforest makes this a very special day. General air charter is also offered by Daintree Air Services to mining, government and corporate clients. During September of 2012 Daintree Air installed a state of the art Synthetic Flight Trainer valued at approximately $40,000 dollars.During November of 2012 the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia approved the trainer to be used for the purpose of Licence Renewals, Pilot Training, and Pilot Recency for instrument approaches.We now have one of the very most advanced CASA approved Pilot Training Devices in Australia here in Cairns, to be used by Daintree Air Pilots as well as for the use of Pilots from other Companies whom wish to use the trainer for currency.
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Cannot praise the company enough. We were collected at our hotel by a lovely lady (sorry forgotten your name, but you know who you are!) made very welcome by Adam the pilot. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Cannot praise the company enough. We were collected at our hotel by a lovely lady (sorry forgotten your name, but you know who you are!) made very welcome by Adam the pilot. We did a 40 min trip around the Reef and islands, brilliant views. We were then dropped off in the city, thank you. Excellent all round. My wife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

On our Seabourn cruise we had a 2 day stop in Cairns Australia. We decided to treat ourselves to a private air charter to Lizard Island. To say that Lizard Island was absolutly amazing does not do it justice. We chose Daintree Air for the charter. What a great decision. This company went out of their way to provide everything... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I joined in on a charter of Daintree Air Services along with 6 others just last month (February, 2015). The charter was by far the highlight of our 16 day Cruise. The snorkling on the reef on Lizard Island was fabulous. Greg knew exactly where to lead our group so that we could see the best sights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I hired Greg several years ago for a 2-day Lizard Island and Daintree Rain Forest tour. Even though it's been a while, and we have traveled all over the world since, this trip is one of our most memorable. We experienced Lizard Island at its best, thanks to Greg, with amazing snorkeling and eating oysters off the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Hi, my name is Sophie. I am French and work and live in Brisbane. My family came to visit me from France and we spent one amazing day in Lizard Island, flying from Cairns, to dive on Reef Barrier with Greg ! This was simply FABULOUS ! To fly over the reef barrier is simply an unbelivable experience ! Greg... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We used Daintree for a day trip to Lizard Island. Greg was absolutely amazing, humorous and very kind to our whole family. It was day filled with laughs and smiles. The flights to Lizard over the rainforest and back to Cairns over the reef was breathtaking ! We got a very nice lunch at Lizard as well ! Greg and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's a one day tour,but it gives you a lifetime of fantastic memories.Flew low level to Bamaga, the scenery from the air was unbelievable,it exceeded all our expectations. We were met at Bamaga airfield by Kev,from Loyalty Beach 4wd tours who then drove us to Frangipanni Beach,from which we then walked the 700 metres to the tip of Cape York.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As a somewhat nervous flier, I was slightly apprehensive of my charter flight out of Cooktown to Cairnes. All my worries were assuaged after meeting with Gregory Letondeur. He was extremely knowledgable about the aircraft he was flying, and was a genuinely nice person. He added personal touches by regaling us with the history of the region. Wouldn't hesitate to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We started to a very nice scenic reef flight in August. It was an excellent experience to fly out over the beautiful Great Barrier Reef. The very friendly pilot took us to the outer reef where he flew low around Green Island so that we all got a great view of it. Although ist was windy we felt save all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

“What an unforgettable experience” I took the day trip to Cape York on Tuesday 16th September and can highly recommend this experience as a once in a life time day trip. As a local I have previously taken Daintree Air’s scenic barrier reef flight which was fantastic professionally run by Greg and co but nothing can surpass the Cape York... More 

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