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Daintree Air Services

Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4034 9300
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Lizard Island Day Tour by Air from Cairns
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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 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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Terminal 1, Tom McDonald Drive | Cairns Airport, Aeroglen, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4034 9300
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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Upfront I would say this flight was spectacular and Billy our pilot was exceptional - confident, considerate and informative. He made sure we knew what was happening each step of the way and banked the aircraft left and right wherever possible so passengers could take...More

Thank crcosier
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Took the 45 minute trip from Cairns over Fitzroy island Green island and the reef.. Amazing way to see the reef, mountains and coast line. Flew low over the reef to check on the local wildlife, shark spotting etc. Billy was full of facts and...More

1  Thank Keo J
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We booked the 30 min scenic reef tour. Billy, our pilot was wonderful , so welcoming and informative. A brilliant way to see the Reef, would recommend it to all. Excellent value for money and a very pleasant and professional company

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking everywhere to find a way to see the Great Barrier Reef after all the tours by sea were completed booked out. We saw all the good reviews online and stumbled across Daintree Air Services. OMG, what a breath of...More

Thank Ernie N
Reviewed February 4, 2016

Greg gave us a most memorable experience with a day trip to Lizard Island. His experience in air and in water allowed us to see the phenomenal beauty of the coral reef that we would otherwise not have been able to see. Many from our...More

Thank Urmi K
Reviewed February 3, 2016

we took a tour of Lizard island with Daintree Air. Mr Greg Letondeur was exceptional in every way. his service,his attention to our comfort and also making sure we got what we came for and made sure that we enjoyed it. some of were not...More

Thank Narain S
Reviewed January 11, 2016

I luckily booked a day trip to Lizard Island with Daintree Air Service for me and my 12 year old son. The weather was not too good, the forecast rather bad so we were picked up earlier than we planned and we started the most...More

Thank eja1966
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our trip to Lizard Island with Daintree Air Services was one of the best beach day excursions that I've ever done. The Great Barrier Reef is clearly a huge attraction, and sometimes that means you are fighting other tourists for space on a boat or...More

2  Thank sherryjun
Reviewed December 24, 2015

We just finished our day on lizard island. What a great trip. We were picked up by Greg at our hotel and stopped for coffee as our hotel lost power due to the rains and we were in great need for coffee. Since the weather...More

2  Thank 1Garvens
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Flying over the reef and snorkeling on beautiful Lizard Island was very simply the best day of an amazing trip to Australia. Greg's knowledge of everything Australian combined with his sense of humor and desire to provide the perfect experience made the day unforgettable.

1  Thank Susan A
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