40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
See the best of the Great Barrier Reef on this 40-minute scenic flight in our high wing aircraft. You'll see Cairns, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Upolu Reef, Double Island and Palm Cove. After exploring the Reef you’ll head back toward the mainland, with views of the North Queensland coastline.
With window seats guaranteed, take in the stunning views as your professional pilot provides you with expert commentary along the way. Your flight also includes free transfer courtesy bus from your Cairns centrally located accommodation.
What makes it Great:
- Soar over the Great Barrier Reef with a scenic flight
- View Green Island, Double Island, and Arlington and Upolu Reefs from above
- Listen to commentary from your knowledgeable pilot about the landmarks
- Guaranteed window seat and roundtrip hotel transport is included
- 40-minute high wing aircraft scenic flight
- Hotel pickup and drop-off only from Cairns city centre area
- Guaranteed window seats
- In-flight commentary
Departure times & locations
- Departure Point: GSL Aviation, 83 Royal Flying Doctor St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia. We offer hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns city centre area. Pickup will commence 45-minutes to 1-hour prior to start time.
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Food and drinks
Your day at a glance
- Meet your guide at your Cairns hotel before heading off to the airport for your scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef.
- Take off in a high wing plane towards Green Island to get a great view of the amazing Great Barrier Reef.
- Enjoy informative commentary from your pilot as you head back towards the North Queensland coast to fly over Cairns, Green Island, Double Island, Palm Cove, and the Arlington and Upolu reefs.
- Enjoy every minute of the stunning reef views with a guaranteed window seat during the flight.
- Receive round-trip hotel transportation from your Cairns hotel as well.
Travelling with chilren
- Children under 3 years old are considered infants and can travel free of charge on a paying adult's lap.
- Adult pricing applies on all flights for children over 3 years old.
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
- If you require hotel transfers please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.
Instant Booking & Mobile Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure you spot on 40-minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns. Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.
If you require hotel transfers please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.
About GSL Aviation
GSL Aviation are your best value operators for Cairns scenic flights. Our scenic flights and tours have been designed for the best viewing of the Reef and surrounding Daintree area, and our procedures and practices have been refined through years of experience in tourism operations. Our practices over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have all been approved by the Marine Park Authority, and we continue to support the ongoing conservation of the reef, with our low impact tourism operations. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world, and once you see it from above, you'll certainly understand why. Our Aim is simple, and that is to give you the best possible experience of these amazing natural wonders.
Departure Point: GSL Aviation, 83 Royal Flying Doctor St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia. We offer hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns city centre area. Pickup will commence 45-minutes to 1-hour prior to start time.