Tours and Tickets

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns provided by Daintree Air Services

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

Save
Share
Support this operator:Times are tough for the travel community right now. To show your support, consider leaving a review or posting photos of tours and experiences you have taken. Your support will go a long way in helping tour operators worldwide get back on their feet down the road
View all photos (43)
Select Date and Travelers
From
$141.60
Date
2 adults
Options
Select tour language
Low Price Guarantee
No Booking Fees
Overview
Itinerary
+
You'll start at
Daintree Air Services
Or, you can also get picked up
See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Upolu Cay
    Stop: 5 minutes -
    See details
  • 2
    Michaelmas Cay
    Stop: 5 minutes -
    See details
  • 3
    Daintree Air Services
    Stop: 5 minutes -
    See details
  • 4
    Green Island
    Stop: 5 minutes -
    See details
You'll end at
Daintree Air Services
Building 97,Cairns General Aviation Airport , Tom McDonald Drive, Aeroglen QLD 4870, AustraliaBuilding 97, Tom McDonald Street Cairns General Aviation Airport QLD 4870
See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Daintree Air Services, Building 97,Cairns General Aviation Airport , Tom McDonald Drive, Aeroglen QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional Pilot.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off Transfers from within the Cairns Central Business District are free of charge. Please note we do not offer free transfers from cairns airport to the Northern Beaches of Cairns, nor do we offer free Transfers from Port Douglas. However these transfers can be organised by us on behalf of the client at an additional charge.
  • Live Commentary On-Board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Show More
Additional Info
  • Passengers must advise actual weights in lbs or kilos at time of filling out the booking request. The Take Off Weights of Australian Air-craft are STRICTLY POLICED by Government Departments on a regular basis.It is an offence under Australian Law to fly Aircraft / Helicopters over their legal Take Off Weight. You will be weighed at the Terminal prior to boarding. If you weight is 5 kilos / 11lbs or more over and above the weight you have provided at time of booking Daintree Air reserve the right to deny access to the flight and no refund will be provided. Daintree Air will endeavor to accommodate all passengers to the best of their ability. Maximum passengers weights accepted with out special individual planning and organisation is 115 kilos / 253 lbs. Daintree Air do fly aircraft capable of carrying multiple passengers with body weight of up to 180 kilos however these aircraft are utilized on longer flights Australia Wide. Requests for these bigger aircraft can be made at time of booking however each request for bigger aircraft will be assessed subject to availability. Daintree Air are under no obligation to up grade to larger planes unless previous confirmation has been organised.
  • Flights will be cancelled if weather conditions are such that we are unable to provide our service as advertised.
  • Refunds must be organised through Viator. Notification of cancellations will be provided by Daintree Air to Viator.
  • Minimum numbers apply.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 27 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
41Reviews
6Q&A
Traveler rating
  • 22
  • 4
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Popular mentions
Péter Pokoraczki wrote a review Jan 2020
Nyiregyhaza, Hungary3 contributions
We took a 30 min scenic flight over the great barrier reef. 200 % worty and satisfaction. The best way to see the great barrier reef. IMO better to to see the great barrier reef from the air than from a diving tour. Our captain was Tom, very kind and welcoming captain.
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
Helpful
Share
Response from DaintreeAirServices, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Thanks so much Peter, it was a pleasure having you guys on board! We wish you both the best for the rest of your holiday!
Read more
Tai H wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
It's so wonderful to see the barrier reef from the above. And it's so lucky that we have waited for a clear sky.
Read more
Date of experience: December 2019
Helpful
Share
Response from DaintreeAirServices, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Hi 749taih, Thank you for flying with us and taking the time to leave a review. So happy the weather cleared up for you!
Read more
msg wrote a review Jan 2020
London, UK199 contributions64 helpful votes
We booked online 1-2days before flying and were glad we decided to go with Daintree. They contacted me to organise a flight time suitable for us and were very professional. We met Connor and Greg on arrival and after a few laughs we were in the air. Connor was great at giving us
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
Helpful
Share
Response from DaintreeAirServices, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Hi msgtrav, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We're so glad you enjoyed your flight and that you got to spend some quality time with our crew on the ground! It was a pleasure to fly you and we hope you continue to have fun on the rest of your holiday!
Read more
PattyB wrote a review Dec 2019
Cairns, Australia4 contributions
It was such a pleasant time on board! Very nice experience and the great barrier reef is amazing! Highly recommend!
Read more
Date of experience: December 2019
Helpful
Share
Response from DaintreeAirServices, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Hi Pattyburgerrx, Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us. We hope to see you next time you're in Cairns!
Read more
taz2372018 wrote a review Dec 2019
New York36 contributions
We had a AMAZING time with this tour. I emailed Greg, who was very prompt in replying and had the best communication I have seen from a company, and professionalism. We did the 30-min GBR tour with Captain Conner who was great also! I didnt end up getting the straits( haha
Read more
Date of experience: December 2019
Helpful
Share
Response from DaintreeAirServices, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Responded Jan 6, 2020
Hi Taz2372018, Thank you for such a glowing review. It was a pleasure to have you with us. We're glad you didn't end up with the straights!
Read more
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Daintree Air Services
R643WOjamesg
00
Great time at the barrier reef
Had a smooth flight with Craig and Greg and his wife were great. Knowledgeable about the reefs good piloting. Also
Read more
947PatriciaS
00
To see the reef, take a flight with Daintree first, an extraordinary experience!!
If you really want to experience the full beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, you should fly over it. The views are a
Read more
Sanne A
00
We loved it!
We had an amazing experience! Our pilot was lovely and showed us the best spots on the great barrier reef. The trip
Read more
Adam T
00
Lizard Island day trip.
The whole experience to lizard island with Daintree air was incredible! The team is professional, charismatic and p
Read more
cece12345678
00
Most amazing experience on my tour!
The flight was one of my highlights in Australia! It was amazing! The pick up and drop off was easy and on time (ev
Read more
60plustravellor
00
Wonderful experience with friendly, helpful staff
Fantastic flight over various parts of the Great Barrier Reef. The views were amazing. Our pilot acted as a tour gu
Read more
O8532ZDjulieg
00
Tip of Cape York
Thank you Judy, Greg and the team for making mum’s bucket list dream a reality. Thank you for the support and carin
Read more
bjorkybosley
00
Fantastic day trip to Cape York
If you can afford this wonderful day trip to the tip of the Australian mainland don’t let it pass you by. This is s
Read more
Goldie2108
00
Cape York Day Tour
An amazing full day experience! Fly for 2 hours low over rainforests, river systems and the Great Barrier Reef, tak
Read more
343miekev
00
Flight to Great Barrier Rif by plain
Fantastic and what an expirience we have seen 5 whales delfins and turtles. But most of all we have seen the GBR. I
Read more
Luftine73
00
Wonderful Day Trip to Lizard Island
Thank you for making my husbands birthday a special one, probably “the best one ever”! We had a very beautiful sce
Read more
Anne363
00
Cape York in a day.... a very long day!
Yes, in a day! This was a bucket list item & flying up was the only way I was ever going to reach the Cape. Early
Read more
Nicola B
00
Amazing tour!
Lizard Island is a paradise. It's an unforgettable day out. Our pilot was great fun on top of a wonderful and profe
Read more
wendythomas1955
00
Top day
We did the Cape York Day tour with Daintree Air, it was the best. Having left home back in March heading North coul
Read more
LaurieGliderGirl
00
If you only do one thing in Cairns, DO THIS
My husband and I were taking a trip to Australia to celebrate out retirement from our aviation company based in Nev
Read more
Key Details
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, Chinese, German
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:+1 855 275 5071

Frequently bought together

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns
from $123.32*
Popular: Booked by 4,766 travelers!
Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
from $60.48*
Popular: Booked by 5,077 travelers!
Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
from $117.40*
Popular: Booked by 14,514 travelers!
Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns
from $82.22*
Popular: Booked by 975 travelers!
Frequently Asked Questions about 30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns