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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.


Where can I book a helicopter flight experience in Cairns and surrounding areas?

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Name Product Voucher validity Is there a sign up discount? Is price matching available? Can I book exclusive experiences? Where to book
Adrenaline
Adrenaline - Helicopter flights in Cairns
5 years
No
Yes
Yes
RedBalloon
RedBalloon - Helicopter flights in Cairns
5 years
$10
Yes
Yes
Klook
Klook - Helicopter flights in Cairns
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
Viator
Viator - Helicopter flights in Cairns
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
Experience Oz
Experience Oz - Helicopter flights in Cairns
1 year
No
Yes
Yes
Wotif
Wotif - Helicopter flights in Cairns
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
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Our top picks: Helicopter flights experiences you can book now in Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Cruise Dive, Snorkelling and Helicopter Flight

Great Barrier Reef Cruise Dive, Snorkelling and Helicopter Flight from Adrenaline

Best for: The whole package

Highlights:
  • Take part in a scenic flight, diving and snorkelling
  • Impeccable views of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a gourmet BBQ lunch
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    Private Helicopter Flight with Gourmet Picnic and Sparkling for two

    Private Helicopter Flight with Gourmet Picnic and Sparkling for two from Adrenaline

    Best for: Romance

    Highlights:
  • Take your special someone on a romantic flight and picnic
  • With no members of the public, it will be just the two of you
  • Relax on a secluded beach with a glass of champagne
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    Scenic Helicopter Flight For 2, 30min Reef Tour

    Scenic Helicopter Flight For 2, 30min Reef Tour from Adrenaline

    Best for: Price

    Highlights:
    • 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.

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    Helicopter flights in Cairns: Compare experiences, locations and more

    ExperienceLocationDurationExtras/inclusionsWhere to book
    Scenic Helicopter FlightGreat Barrier Reef30 minutes
    • Safety briefing
    • Scenic flight across the city and Coral Sea
    • Package is for two
    Adrenaline
    Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise CairnsGreat Barrier ReefHalf and full day available
    • BBQ lunch
    • Snorkelling equipment
    • Expert guide with commentary
    Viator
    Great Barrier Reef Cruise Dive, Snorkelling and Helicopter FlightGreat Barrier Reef5 hours
    • Scenic flight across the reef
    • BBQ buffet lunch
    • Luxury cruising vessel
    Adrenaline
    Private Helicopter Flight with Gourmet Picnic and Sparkling for twoGreat Barrier ReefHalf day
    • Scenic flight over the reef
    • Gourmet picnic hamper
    • Pick up and drop off to accommodation
    Adrenaline
    Helicopter Pub Tour in the Atherton TablelandsAtherton Tablelands5 hours
    • Scenic flight over the Atherton Tablelands
    • Transport to four establishments
    • Expert commentary
    Adrenaline
    Aussie Outback Scenic Helicopter FlightTyrconnell4 hours
    • Guided tour of the outback
    • Lunch included
    • Access to water sports equipmentReturn transfers
    Adrenaline

    Helicopter flights deals

    RedBalloon RedBalloon
    Exclusive

    Extra 10% off Australia activities with code

    Groupon Groupon

    Up to 75% off local deals + Extra 10% off with code

    Ends

    Adrenaline Adrenaline

    Up to 63% off domestic activities

    RedBalloon RedBalloon
    Exclusive

    Extra $10 off site-wide with code


    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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