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Explore the Inner Reef in 30 Minutes

21 Bush Pilot's Avenue, Cairns Airport (CNS), Aeroglen QLD 4870, Australia

Activity provided by Zoom Helicopters

30 minutes (approx.) - English

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This 30-minute reef scenic flight takes in the highlights of the inner reef.

Highlights
  • 30-minute flight departing from Cairns airport
  • Views of Cairns, Trinity Inlet, False Cape, Mt Yarrabah, Mission Bay and Cape Grafton
  • Explore the inner edge of the Reef and Green Island
  • Circle Vlassoff Cay, a tiny sand island in the middle of the reef
  • Views of the North Queensland coastline framed by the lush rainforest
Description
Take a 30-minute flight from the Cairns Airport and experience the beauty of the North Queensland coastline. Admire the city of Cairns and Trinity Inlet, False Cape with its WWII defences, Mt Yarrabah, Mission Bay, and Cape Grafton. Fly to the inner edge of the Reef and Green Island, a 6,000 year-old coral sand island with its own native rainforest eco-system. Then, explore the western side of Arlington Reef, home to turtles, sharks, and manta rays. Circle Vlassoff Cay, a tiny sand island in the middle of the reef, and if you'd like, land and get your feet wet and sandy for the perfect Instagram shot. Finally, fly over Upolu Cay and back to Cairns. Don't forget to bring your sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, and small soft bags with personal items not exceeding 10 kg. Weight restrictions apply - please follow the booking form. Minimum of 2 passengers required.
Itinerary

– 30-minute flight departing from Cairns airport – Views of Cairns and Trinity Inlet – Pass False Cape with WWII defences – Mt Yarrabah, Mission Bay and Cape Grafton – Green Island with its own native rainforest eco-system – Arlington Reef with turtles, sharks and manta rays – Vlassoff Cay with the opportunity to land and get feet wet – Upolu Cay – Views of North Queensland coastline – Bring sunglasses and sunscreen – Camera and small soft bags only – Weight restrictions apply

Starting Location
21 Bush Pilot's Avenue, Cairns Airport (CNS), Aeroglen QLD 4870, Australia.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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