Scenic Helicopter Flights departing Port Douglas – Fly over the Reef & Rainforest

$399.00

NAUTPD

We offer 30, 45 and 60 minute scenic helicopter flights over the reef and rainforest departing from Port Douglas. Only from the air can you truly appreciate the beauty, variety and sheer scale of the stunning natural landscapes that comprise the Port Douglas and Daintree region.   Witness a vast panorama of sprawling coral reefs, tropical islands and sand cays merging seamlessly into lush rainforest covered mountains housing vast river systems and spectacular seasonal waterfalls with breathtaking views as far as the eye can see.

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30 Minute Reef Flight $399.00
30 Minute Rainforest Flight $399.00
45 Minute Reef & Rainforest Flight $499.00
60 Minute Deluxe Reef & Rainforest Flight $699.00
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Rates are valid until 31st March 2023.  Minimum 2 passengers are required to confirm a flight departure.

Children 3 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price. Children under the age of 3 are classified an infant and may travel free of charge.

Weight Restrictions

Helicopters (as with all light aircraft) are subject to strict weight specifications per aircraft type.
Accurate individual passenger weights and accompanying carryon luggage MUST be advised upon booking.
It is a legal requirement for all passengers and luggage to be weighed at the time of check-in. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee and/or luggage allowance may be further reduced.
Nautilus Aviation operate a fleet of helicopters with individual specifications. The maximum single seat payload is 130KG.  For passengers exceeding 130KG, aircraft seating four or more (4+) passengers are required for private charters and for listed tours and packages, an additional seat at 50% of ticket price may need to be purchased for passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance.

Only from the air can you truly appreciate the beauty, variety and sheer scale of the stunning natural landscapes that comprise the Port Douglas and Daintree region.

This is  the only place on earth where two UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites exist side by side, being Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropical Rainforest.

Witness a vast panorama of sprawling coral reefs, tropical islands and sand cays merging seamlessly into lush rainforest covered mountains housing vast river systems and spectacular seasonal waterfalls with breathtaking views as far as the eye can see.  We offer 30, 45 and 60 minute scenic flights departing from Port Douglas.

  • Choice of 30, 45 or 60 minute scenic flight departing Port Douglas
  • Headsets fitted with voice activated microphones
  • Entertaining inflight commentary from your experienced local pilot
  • A modern fleet of air-conditioned helicopters
  • Return transfers to/from your Port Douglas hotel

30 MINUTE FLIGHT – RAINFOREST

  • This flight showcases the lush rainforest covered mountains of Mossman and Syndicate at the southern end of the Daintree National Park. Fly over the small sugar farming community of Mossman with views of the Mossman River (crocodile habitat) and through the famous Mossman Gorge. The traditional home of the Kuku Yalanji people for over 50,000 years, this area boasts steep ravines, hidden seasonal waterfalls and towering rainforest peaks.

30 MINUTE FLIGHT – GREAT BARRIER REEF

  • A scenic helicopter flight over the reef is an opportunity not to be missed! You will be amazed by the stunning blue and green hues of these pristine coral sea waters and their thriving coral gardens, home to the greatest concentration of life anywhere on the planet.  Departing over Port Douglas and famous 4-Mile Beach, enjoy picture-perfect views of stunning Low Isles, comprised of two coral cay islands, 55 acres of fringing reef and a famous lighthouse (circa 1878).  Many of the larger marine species are most easily spotted from the air. As we continue out over Batt Reef, join your eagle-eyed pilot in the search for Sea Turtles, Sharks, Manta Rays, Dolphins, Dugong and even majestic Humpback Whales (Jul-Sep). Do not forget your camera!

45 MINUTE FLIGHT – REEF & RAINFOREST

  • Enjoy all the highlights of the 30 minute reef scenic with an additional 15 minutes extending to the premium Outer Great Barrier Reef. In the distance see Snapper Island at the mouth of the mighty Daintree river, before flying along the entire length of spectacular Tongue Reef.

60 MINUTE DELXUE FLIGHT – REEF & RAINFOREST

  • Our most epic scenic flight experience in Port Douglas!  From the lush rainforest covered peaks, seasonal waterfalls and ancient waterways of the Daintree National Park to the premium outer reaches of the Great Barrier Reef this flight combines all the highlights from our shorter duration Reef & Rainforest scenic flights into one awe-inspiring 60 minute adventure!