Helicopter flights in Cairns: A guide to the top experiences, locations and deals
From the outback to the serene Great Barrier Reef, these are the helicopter flights in Cairns that you can’t miss.
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Otherwise known as a slice of paradise Down Under, Cairns is one destination you'll want to witness from the skies. We've rounded up all the top experiences, deals and your most frequently asked questions to save you time and money.
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Our top picks: Helicopter flights you can book now in Cairns
Great Barrier Reef Cruise Dive, Snorkelling and Helicopter Flight from Adrenaline
Best for: The whole package
Private Helicopter Flight with Gourmet Picnic and Sparkling for two from Adrenaline
Best for: Romance
Scenic Helicopter Flight For 2, 30min Reef Tour from Adrenaline
Best for: Price
- Two people take to the sky for 30 minutes for just $399.
- Spend 30 minutes in the air.
- Soak up views of the city before hovering over the Coral Sea.
- Get picked up from your hotel.
Helicopter flights in Cairns: Compare experiences, locations and more
|Experience||Location||Duration||Extras/inclusions||Where to book|
|Scenic Helicopter Flight||Great Barrier Reef||30 minutes||Adrenaline|
|Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise Cairns||Great Barrier Reef||Half and full day available||Viator|
|Great Barrier Reef Cruise Dive, Snorkelling and Helicopter Flight||Great Barrier Reef||5 hours||Adrenaline|
|Private Helicopter Flight with Gourmet Picnic and Sparkling for two||Great Barrier Reef||Half day||Adrenaline|
|Helicopter Pub Tour in the Atherton Tablelands||Atherton Tablelands||5 hours||Adrenaline|
|Aussie Outback Scenic Helicopter Flight||Tyrconnell||4 hours||Adrenaline|
Ready to see Cairns from new heights? See the latest helicopter flights deals
Extra 10% off Australia activities with code
Valid on all dates on activities like skydiving, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, cruises, tours, high tea and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.
Extra $10 off site-wide with code
Valid on all dates, including over Christmas, on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, high tea and more. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.
Up to 85% off domestic activities
Available on select dates for activities including skydiving, hot air balloon flights, quad biking, scuba diving, whale watching, bridge climbing, high tea and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 40% off things to do in Australia
Available on select dates and activities such as Sydney attractions tickets, SEA LIFE Aquarium Sydney, Sydney Harbour Bridge climb and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 60% off activities, experiences and things to do
Valid on select dates including holidays like Christmas, New Year's and more depending on the destination. Destinations include Hong Kong, Singapore, Osaka, Taipei, Dubai, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Paris, New York and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 37% off flying experiences
Available on select dates and for experiences like hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, skydives, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 50% off helicopter ride experiences
Available on select travel dates in Townsville, Whitsundays, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 43% off things to do in Cairns
Available on select travel dates for activities like driving experiences, helmet diving, helicopter flights, bungy jumping, water rafting, scuba diving, skydiving and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 20% off experiences
Valid on select experiences and activities like skydiving, scenic helicopter flight, kayaking, whale watching and more. Destinations include Sydney, Byron, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Darwin and Perth. T&Cs apply.
Frequently asked questions about helicopter flights in Cairns
Where can I do helicopter flight in Cairns?
Taking off from Cairns, you can take a helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef, the outback, Atherton Tablelands, Cairns City and the Coral Sea.
Are there any restrictions for taking a helicopter flight?
Almost anyone is able to take flight in a helicopter, you just need to be able to board and disembark the flight.
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