Deluxe Helicopter Tour with Port Douglas Reef Charters
A 40 minute Deluxe Helicopter Tour departing Port Douglas. Your 40 minute deluxe Helicopter tour lets you experience the Outer Barrier Reef from the best view possible.
Deluxe Helicopter Tour- What is the Itinerary?
Your deluxe helicopter tour starts with a transfer from your Port Douglas accommodation to the helipad. After a safety briefing with the pilot, your helicopter will fly you up over the spectacular Four Mile beach and Island Point. From above you can easily see the pristine mangrove wetlands that fringe the Marina in Port Douglas. These mangroves are important nurseries for lots of marine species. It’s is also possible to spot saltwater crocodiles in the mangroves. Your helicopter tour will then fly you past the Low Isles.Then, and out past Batt and Tongue Reef to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs. The Great Barrier Reef seen from a helicopter is amazing. The reef sparkles like a jewel in the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea. Seen from above are countless shades and hues of blue .
Deluxe Helicopter Tour- What will we see?
Mega Fauna such as whales, manta rays, sharks and dugongs are easily spotted from a helicopter. The size and scope of the reef will amaze you. This tour is suitable for people of all ages. Amazing photographic opportunities abound on a tour such as this. A helicopter tour over the Great Barrier Reef is perfect for windy days when the rough sea conditions make for uncomfortable boat tours. Six seater helicopters are also available for this tour for larger family groups, but must be booked in advance.
Gift vouchers for a Deluxe Helicopter tour are available, thus making a perfect gift for honeymooners. Departing on demand, it is also a great option for those people with limited time on their hands. If you would like a longer flight over the reef please consider our Helicopter Sand Cay