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GBR Helicopters

#56 of 155 Tours in Cairns
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Address: Hanger 10, Bush Pilots Avenue | General Aviation, Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4081 8888
This attraction is at Cairns Airport
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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From Great Barrier Reef packages to World Heritage Rainforest wonders, GBR...

From Great Barrier Reef packages to World Heritage Rainforest wonders, GBR Helicopters really does have something for everyone. Our full day reef experiences, half day tours and amazing scenic flights have all been created with one thing in mind - the complete satisfaction of every customer who flies with us. With exclusive landing locations, our flights lift from Cairns and Port Douglas downtown, where clients can fly to Green Island, Norman or St. Crispin reefs, just a few in the wide range of GBR locations and experiences available. Looking for more? Private charters to conference groups, weddings and luxury experiences - memories for a lifetime.

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Absolutely brilliant. The pilot and groynd crew were excellent. We had a ball. Would definitely do again the next time l'm in Cairns

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Torquay, Australia
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Torquay, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. The pilot and groynd crew were excellent. We had a ball. Would definitely do again the next time l'm in Cairns

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Partner arranged a suprise trip with GBR Helicopters to fly to Sandy Cay out on the Great Barrier Reef to propose. They were so professional, had a beautiful morning tea & champagne on a secluded island which was really nice, the pilot secretly recorded the proposal. Was perfect, pilot was very friendly, well planned and accommodating. Amazing veiws flying over... More 

Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That was one of the most amazing things I have ever experienced! Our pilot was fantastic, with great commentary....we flew out to Green Island and around the coral cays....we saw turtles, dolphins and mantra rays swimming along and the pilot zoomed around to get a better look...GBR has a special on at the moment so if your looking for a... More 

Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see the barrier reef and Cairns. Views of the coastline and Green Island were great. Pilot told us lots of information about the are and the reef. Flying above the reef you can see how clear the water is surrounding the coral. Could even see people diving and snorkelling. Great way to get over view of wonderful... More 

West Wycombe, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Our take off for Norman Reef was supposed to take off at 12:30 but did not take off until 12:50. We had been offered a houce of seats before helicopter arrival but at the last minute engineer turned up with Ox of tools took best seat up front anc basically from then on it was his flight !! We were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Day 3 of our holiday and we have really got the sense that tour operators in Cairns generally are unenthused when it comes to tourists. GBR are much the same in particular the pilot. He was rushed and there wasnt really a 'tour' component to the flight. In saying this nothing can beat the views flying over to Green Island... More 

Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We decided to catch the helicopter from Green Island to Cairns to get a glimpse of the coral reef - PERFECT idea! The pilot was absolutely awesome, so friendly, able to answer our questions and 'went the extra mile'.

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Breathe holding experience ! Personally recommend this flight from Green Island to outer reef pontoon, so you get both of the view of Green Island scenic flight and outer reef scenic flight ! Cant have a better way to enjoy the view of the reef ! just stunning ! And you get to see some sand cay while flying out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I don't think I can describe the exhilaration from taking a flight out to the reef by heli with GBR Helicopters. I recently travelled out to the The Great Barrier Reef via the "Fly/Cruise" Package with GBR Helicopters and Reef Magic to their pontoon at Moore Reef. The flight to the pontoon was approximately 25 minutes from the Heli Pad... More 

Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I put on our Bravery shoes and had a half hour helicopter flight over Green Island and out over the reef we even landed on a Cay. Wow it was awesome after I got over my nerves and managed to take lots of photos.Pilot flew very smoothly and was very informative.

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