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GBR Helicopters

Hanger 10, Bush Pilots Avenue | General Aviation, Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Tours
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US$389.65*
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Green Island by Helicopter and Cruise
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US$389.65*
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Green Island Day Trip by Scenic Helicopter and Cruise
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“minute flight” (15 reviews)
“sand cay” (8 reviews)
“helicopter ride” (13 reviews)
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Hanger 10, Bush Pilots Avenue | General Aviation, Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
This attraction is at Cairns Airport
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"minute flight"
in 15 reviews
"sand cay"
in 8 reviews
"helicopter ride"
in 13 reviews
"port douglas"
in 17 reviews
"barrier reef"
in 16 reviews
"outer reef"
in 16 reviews
"private helicopter"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful flight"
in 2 reviews
"experienced pilot"
in 2 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 10 reviews
"ground crew"
in 2 reviews
"scenic flight"
in 5 reviews
"great commentary"
in 4 reviews
"safety briefing"
in 6 reviews
"picked up from our hotel"
in 4 reviews
"bucket list"
in 7 reviews
"well worth the cost"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the heli ride off Green Island and across the Barrier Reef. This was an awesome experience for really getting to see and appreciate the spectacular nature of the Reef and islands. The ground crew on Green Island was really helpful and got us settled...More

Thank Julian R
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Our pilot, Andrew, was fabulous as he swooped in for closer views of the Great Barrier Reef and wildlife spotting such as sea turtles, stingrays and sharks. He was extremely knowledgeable and kind. The entire staff was very safety conscious and ensured that all protocol...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We were told my a great bartender in Cairns, that we had to see the Great Barrier Reef from the air and so we did. It was amazing and well worth the ride, it is pricey for a 1/2 hour, but it is a once...More

Thank reno1365
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

My wife and I went for a 40 minute flight today from Port Douglas and can't recommend this enough. Our pilot Judd was fantastic, and picked us up from our accommodation. He was friendly and informative and did his best to make sure we got...More

Thank Craig H
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Flying over Green Island and the reef was an amazing experience. This spur of the moment trip had been on my bucket list for years but so pleased it was over such a beautiful area.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Last stop in Cairns on our adventure with my son to drop the RV back. Had a stroll along the front and spotted the helicopter taking off. Spur of the moment, lets do it. 3 hours later we were up, up and away. Andrew our...More

Thank MichaelJ1945
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

GBR heli are amazing, very professional and very friendly. I had booked a flight to Green Island and made an error on the dates, this was to be a surprise for my partner who was travelling for the first time to Oz. I had thought...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

From the collection at the cruise terminal until the end of the trip, this was a fantastic trip with stellar service. We had booked a rain forest and barrier reef flight. On the day the weather was bad so we couldn’t do the rain forest...More

Thank HandA E
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11 January 2017|
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Response from copperknob72 | Reviewed this property |
no we couldn't see it. but a good trip all the same.
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