THE FLIGHT Our 30 minute Reef Scenic Flight is the perfect way for you to gain an appreciation of the immensity of the Great Barrier Reef. During your flight you will see up to 140 kilometers of the Outer Barrier as well as many inner islands, reefs and sand cays. We also fly over Port Douglas and the Northern Beaches of Cairns.
THE REEF Australia's Great Barrier Reef is over 2300 kilometers long stretching from Papua New Guinea to Fraser Island in the south east of Queensland. Encompassing over 2900 coral reefs and over 900 sand cays, this natural aquarium is home to some 1500 species of fish, 360 types of hard corals and approximately one third of world's soft corals.
THE ISLANDS During your Reef Scenic Flight you will fly over Green Island. Green Island is a picturesque coral cay situated 26 kilometers north east of Cairns. At certain times of the year pods of whales are often spotted in the vicinity of Green Island. We also fly over Vlasoff Cay, a sand cay located north of Green Island on the reef.
THE MARINE LIFE Marine life spotting is a highlight of our Reef Scenic Flights. Manta Rays, large Green Turtles, Dugong, Sharks and at certain times of the year Whales can clearly be seen from the aircraft.
DEPARTS: On demand.
INCLUDED: Hotel transfers, Taxes, Marine park fees and Standard aviation public liability.
BRING ALONG: Sunglasses, camera and bottle of water. All passengers have a window seat.
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