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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas

Highlights
  • Choose from three flight durations so you can customize your experience
  • Flight over the Great Barrier Reef provides a different view than from on the water
  • Get insights into the Daintree Rainforest's interior, difficult to access via land
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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
From US$301,30
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef
30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$301,28
40-minute Great Barrier Reef
40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$376,78
60-minute Reef and Rainforest
60-minute Scenic Great Barrier Reef and DaintreeRainforest Tour departing from Port Douglas
From US$527,80
Overview
Choose your own adventure with this customizable helicopter tour from Port Douglas. Choose to include just the Great Barrier Reef or combine it with a flight over the Daintree Rainforest, two of Australia's greatest natural treasures. Listen to your pilot-guide's informative commentary to learn about both sights and get unparalleled views and photo ops as you travel.
What to Expect
When booking, choose from a 30-, 40-, or 60-minute scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas. This tour allows you to get unparalleled views and photo ops, while choosing the tour's duration to fit your budget and schedule. 

The 30-minute tour begins over the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Great Barrier Reef and includes aerial views of Four Mile Beach and the town of Port Douglas. The 40-minute tour includes flight arcs over Tongue Reef and Batt Reef. 

The 60-minute tour includes the Great Barrier Reef flight and the pristine Daintree Rainforest, which is dense and almost impossible to access from the ground. An aerial flight over this UNESCO-listed forest allows views of the dense interior, accompanied by commentary from your pilot-guide. 

Each flight offers amazing photo ops and the opportunity to ask questions of your pilot.
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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Only way to see the Reef - a must do

My first time in a helicopter and it was fantastic! Tiny 4 seater but ride very smooth. Only way to see the Great Barrier Reef is from the air. Tour was 30 minutes in total, pilot provided commentary and was very knowledgeable. A must-do

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 April 2018
Amazing Tour From The Air

Fri 20 Apr. The 4 seater R44 Helicopter allowed for a great view, especially for the front passenger. A fantastic way to appreciate the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. My wife and I took the 30 minute reef tour and it did not disappoint....More

Thank Mauricio B
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile
Once in a Lifetime

I will confess to being a fan of a chopper joy flight - and have done quite a few around the world. This one would have to rate in my Top 3 We did the 60min rainforest and reef tour and it was simply amazing....More

Thank Bretto29
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile
Pilot “Matt” was Amazing

We signed up for GBR Helicopter’s 60 minute Rainforest & Reef Tour from Port Douglas. We felt so lucky to have “Matt” as our pilot. His energy and enthusiasm for the Reef was contagious. This added a deeper dimension to our whole helicopter experience. Thank...More

Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile
Helicopter Breathtaking views of the Great Barrier Reef

My husband and I enjoyed a week on Port Douglas without our four children so we were able to indulge a little. We booked a snorkeling / fly adventure followed by a helicopter ride. We were a little disappointed with the snorkeling location as we...More

Thank mlx01
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