Half Day – Heli + Reef Cruise

We take you for a spectacular helicopter flight, over the rainforest before heading out over the Great Barrier Reef, the colours and view from above will amaze you. We land on the reef where you will have fun snorkelling and seeing all the life under the water. To get home you will cruise, with a glass of wine in your hand, and wonder whether the day was for real or just an amazing dream!

  •  Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  •  4 hours of fun on our pontoon on Moore Reef
  •  Guided coral viewing from a semi-submersible & glass bottom boat
  •  Marine life touch tank experience
  •  Snorkelling
  •  Underwater observatory & fish feeding presentation
  •  Tea, coffee & lunch

Take to the air in Cairns for a spectacular helicopter flight viewing the rainforest covered mountains before flying over the azure Coral Sea and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Sweep over Coral Gardens, Sand Cays and see marine life as we land at our Outer Reef helipad to join Down Under Cruises for lunch and an afternoon of snorkelling. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experienced diver, is also available for those keen to view the coral from beneath the sea. Enjoy a leisurely cruise back to Cairns with live entertainment, complimentary glass of wine, cheese and a tropical fruit platter.

Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    • helicopter flight to join Down Under Cruises
    • 2 hours at Reef
    • Snorkelling equipment
    • Lunch
    • Return cruise with complimentary glass of wine, cheese and live entertainment

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    5 hours

  • Departure:

    12:30 PM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Lake Placid, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Cairns Airport

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches inclusive. Transfers from Port Douglas additional $74per person minimum 2 people. Please add accommodation details in the space provided on the booking form.

  • What to bring:

    Camera, sunscreen, swimming costume, towel.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Infants under the age of 2yo travel free of charge seated on guardians lap. Children over 2yo pay full fare

  • Additional Information:

    Bodyweights are required for each passenger – please place these values in the online booking form.
    Passengers are allowed a weight variance of up to 10% over original recorded weight. Should this variance be found to be more than 10% we reserve the right to charge an additional fee.
    Tour Cancellation: Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef


Reach Us
1/190 Brown St, Cairns, 4870, Queensland, Australia
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07 4041 3244
International: +61 7 4041 3244
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