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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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Lizard Island!!!

All I can say is best trip ever!! Service was great, reef was great, food was great!! Pete was our pilot and a very enjoyable and knowledgeable person! Lizard Island was amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

All I can say is best trip ever!! Service was great, reef was great, food was great!! Pete was our pilot and a very enjoyable and knowledgeable person! Lizard Island was amazing! The colors of Watsons Bay and the fish, corals, and marine life were superb. This was on my bucket list for sure. I was glad to travel with... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Thank you to Greg and the Daintree Air team for an amazing trip to Lizard island which was a great escape from the rainy weather in Cairns. This trip was high up on my travel bucket list and it certainly lived up to expectations. We flew to the island with our pilot Pete leaving at 8am and during the 55... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We rang Daintree air after reading reviews of the Lizard Island trip. The weather in Cairns had been ordinary and we all needed an escape. Having not done too much research we weren't sure exactly what the day had in store. The day started with a flight out across the reef and our pilot, Kiwi Pete giving us running commentary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This was one of the coolest things I've done. Private flight to a private island for private snorkeling... AMAZING!! Greg was a great host, pilot and guide. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the airport. There we were fitted for our equipment (including stinger suits). The snorkeling was wonderful--so much to see! Lunch was delicious. Being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Possibly the best way to get to the tip of Australia in 1 day without all the possible damage that the rough roads could do to your car.All the staff & pilots are wonderful & you get to see parts of the top end that you are never going to see. To top it off you get a great lunch... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A long day but well worth the trip albeit a bit expensive. You start by flying up the coast over the barrier reef at about 2,500 feet. Great views of the reef. When you arrive near the top you take a four wheel drive to the very tip of Australia. They give you a nice salad lunch and then you... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Whilst catching up with our travelling daughter & her partner in Cairns I wanted to obviously visit the Great Barrier Reef. I didn't want to do so with hordes of other people crammed onto a boat so chose Daintree Air's day trip to Lizard Island. It was the best decision I could have made and well worth every penny. Having... More 

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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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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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Address: Address: Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive, Cairns Airport | Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4034 9300
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns

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