Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch
Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch, tour from €563.56 - this is a one-of-a-kind chance for you to experience a breathtaking helicopter journey while discovering Australia, Cairns & the Tropical North, Green Island, Queensland
- Safety measures
- 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
- Offered in: English
- Good for avoiding crowds
Location: Cairns City, Australia
Indulge yourself and your loved ones with a private helicopter tour that takes you out to a secluded island on the Great Barrier Reef. Admire the reef from above during your 25-minute scenic helicopter flight, then experience its natural beauty up close after your pilot gently lands on the gorgeous and remote Vlasoff Cay (or Turtle Beach if Vlasoff Cay is occupied). Enjoy a two-hour retreat in paradise with everything you need provided, including a picnic basket with champagne and nibbles, picnic blanket, deck chairs, beach umbrella and snorkeling equipment.
2.5-hour private tour with scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef to Vlassof Cay (or Turtle Beach), from Cairns
Enjoy a stunning 25-minute helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef
Relax on the remote and gorgeous island of Vlassof Cay (or Turtle Beach)
Nibble on delicious eats from a gourmet picnic with champagne
Includes all supplies such as beach umbrella, blanket, deck chairs and snorkeling equipment
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Weight Policy: Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 130kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of ticket price - this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on day of travel.
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Vlasoff Cay is a public sand cay and as such can not be reserved. On the rare occasion it is occupied on our arrival we will not be permitted to land. If this occurs passengers will receive an extended reef scenic flight back to the Pier Heliport (total flying time 45 mins including initial 20 mins from Cairns to Vlasoff Cay). Passengers will be able to keep their picnic lunch and our reservations team will advise and assist with any refunds applicable.
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Child Policy: 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. Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a parents/guardians lap. For bookings of more than one infant (under 3 years), conditions apply – please contact Reservations.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
About Meeting And PickupYou can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup
2 Pier Point Rd
2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
- 4/1/2021 - 3/31/2023
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
- 4/1/2023 - 3/31/2024
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
End pointThis activity ends back at the meeting point.
Transfer from Cairns and Northern Beaches (up to and including Palm Cove) are included for all
tours. Transfers to/from Port Douglas are $205 per car (up to 4 passengers)
About Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Questions and answers
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
Helicopter tours nearby : Australia | Cairns & the Tropical North | Green Island | Queensland