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Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas

  • 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
Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas
From US$292.48
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30-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
60-minute Reef and Rainforest
60-minute Scenic Great Barrier Reef and DaintreeRainforest Tour departing from Port Douglas
40-minute Great Barrier Reef
40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour departing from Port Douglas
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.
Write a ReviewReviews (28)

1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous views of the reef & Port Douglas

We had a fabulous introduction to the Great Barrier Reef & Port Douglas by doing a 30 min flight on our first morning in Port Douglas. Spectacular views of Port Douglas, the coastline, mountains, islands, marine wildlife & the reef. We were absolutely delighted to...More

Thank Maryanne M
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile
Absolutely awesome

We had the pleasure of a 60 min rainforest and reef experience this morning. The ground staff were friendly and helpful. Our pilot Lucy was absolutely awesome. She managed to let us all see the highlights including some amazing marine wildlife, rainforest, waterfalls and the...More

Thank Roam628660
Reviewed July 2, 2018
Its one of those bucket list items you simply have to do

Once you commit to spending the money, you realise that the experience itself of flying at a low height over the GBR is simply breathtaking. If you want to create everlasting memories, this is the way to do it. Judd was fantastic, informative and loved...More

Thank MikeCami
Reviewed May 26, 2018
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 April 23, 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
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