Scenic Reef Flights

Breath taking scenic reef flights are an alternative to in-water activities and coral viewing vessels, soar above it all in a helicopter for a spectacular birds eye view of the Great Barrier Reef!

GBR Helicopters offers a range of extremely popular scenic flights to suit all budgets. From the moment you lift off uninterrupted panoramic views provide a unique perspective of this stunning World Heritage Listed location. The turquoise waters of the Coral Sea are alive with extensive coral formations. Spot turtles, rays, reef sharks and schooling fish.

From $189

Magic Heli Adventure

10 minutes flying time from Marine World

Experience the limits – climb to 3,000ft and experience soaring views of the reef, islands and sand cays. Spot Turtles, Sharks, Manta Rays and more.

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Transfer Flight

Travel in style and book a helicopter flight to Marine World from Cairns (one-way helicopter flight, one-way Reef Magic – approx. 20 minutes flying time).

Receive a complimentary pick-up from your accommodation and transfer to a Heli-Base for a safety briefing prior to boarding. Transfer flights are also available in reverse as a departure from Marine World to Cairns.

A Once-In-A-Lifetime View

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Passenger & Weight Restrictions

One (1) infant under the age of 3 may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap. Maximum one infant per helicopter as per CASA regulations.
Children 3 years and above pay full fare.

While bookings can be made for individuals to fly a minimum of 2 pax is normally required for the helicopter to operate.

Helicopters are subject to maximum weight loadings. Below is a guide to maximum weight loadings for various size machines.

3 seat: 240kg’s / 529 pounds
4 seat: 320kg’s / 705 pounds
6 seat: 490kg’s / 1080 pounds