DurationDuration40 min
Start & End TimeStart & End TimeMorning, Mid Day & Afternoon
Max Group SizeMax Group Size10i
Pick-Up & Drop-OffPick-Up & Drop-OffIncluded
Minimum AgeMinimum AgeNone

What's Included

  • Get up to $20 cash back per person when you book with us
  • 40 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef

What to Expect

Get a taste of the Great Barrier Reef with our 40-minute scenic flight. Departing Cairns Airport this tour includes Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef. After exploring the Reef you will head back toward the mainland, with views of the North Queensland coastline. Sights include Cairns, Green Island, Arlington Reef, Upolu Reef, Hastings Reef, Double Island and Palm Cove.

Note: This tour is not suitable for guests visiting via cruise ship. Unfortunately, the tight scheduling with cruise ships does not allow for those guests to meet the tour operation requirements.

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Terms & Conditions:
Please see our standard terms and conditions below, and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions.
  • GSL Aviation Pty Ltd is operated under AOC 1-QZ44T
  • Prices listed on this site are per person
  • Minimum numbers apply for tours to proceed, we will let you know at the time of booking if this is a problem
  • Prices advertised include GST
  • Tours and pricing are subject to change without notice
  • Courtesy bus subject to availability; passengers that do not arrive at their pick up location on time may be classed as no-show.
  • All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and aircraft availability
  • All flights are covered by carriers liability insurance
  • Flight time listed is approximate and may vary depending on aircraft type
  • 100% cancellation fee applies for cancellations within 24 hours
  • Travel agents shall ensure terms and conditions are communicated with clients
  • GSL Aviation will endeavour to achieve on-time performance, but accept no responsibility for missing tour/flight connections as a result of operational delays
  • GSL Aviation may use photographs of our clients in promotional material, including but not limited to social media, if you do not consent please advise GSL Aviation.
  • American Express and Diners Club cards not accepted
  • Note: This tour is not suitable for guests visiting via cruise ship. Unfortunately, the tight scheduling with cruise ships does not allow for those guests to meet the tour operation requirements.

Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.

Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations or changes more than 24 hours before departure: no fee
  • Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost

All customer cancellation & refund requests are also subject to our website’s own refund conditions.

Pickup Locations

  • 141 Sheridan Mad Monkey Backpackers Village (not 100 Sheridan Street)
  • 181 The Esplanade (Lake Street entrance)
  • 201 Lake Street
  • Abbotts Boutique Hotel (Orchid Plaza on Abbott Street)
  • Acacia Court Hotel
  • Aquarius (Esplanade side entrance)
  • Aspect Central Cairns
  • Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel
  • Balinese Tropical Motel
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat
  • Bohemia Resort
  • Bounce Cairns
  • Breakfree Royal Harbour (Night Market Entrance Abbott St)
  • Cairns Botanic Garden (cnr of Collins Ave & McCormack St)
  • Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
  • Cairns Central Train Station (Bunda Street)
  • Cairns Central YHA
  • Cairns City Backpackers (Train Station on Bunda Street)
  • Cairns City Motel
  • Cairns City Palms
  • Cairns Colonial Club Resort
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel
  • Cairns Queens Court
  • Cairns Queenslander
  • Cairns Sheridan Hotel
  • Caravella Backpackers
  • Caravella Central Backpackers (Gilligans across the street)
  • Cascade Gardens
  • Castaways Backpackers
  • City Plaza Apartments
  • City Terrace
  • Citysider Holiday Apartment
  • Comfort Inn
  • Coral Tree Inn
  • Crystal Gardens Resort
  • Double Tree by Hilton (not Hilton Cairns 34 Esplande)
  • Dreamtime Travellers Rest (Train Station on Bunda Street)
  • Edge Apartments Cairns (Lake Street entrance)
  • Flynn Crystal Brook
  • Freedom Hostel (Night Market Entrance Abbott St)
  • Gecko's Backpackers (Train Station on Bunda Street)
  • Getaway on Grafton
  • Gilligans
  • Girls Hostel
  • Global Backpackers on Esplanade (McDonald on Esplanade)
  • Globetrotters International Backpackers (Rydges Esplanade Reception next door)
  • Grosvenor in Cairns
  • Harbour Lights
  • Hides Hotel (Orchid Plaza entrance on Abbott Street)
  • Hilton Hotel (34 Esplanade)
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
  • Ibis Style
  • IL Centro Apartment Hotel
  • Il Palazzo Boutique Hotel (Night Market entrance on Abbott St)
  • Inn Cairns (Orchid Plaza entrance on Abbott Street)
  • Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments
  • Koalas Beach Resort
  • Mad monkey backpackers Waterfront (McDonald on Esplanade)
  • Mad Monkey Central 100 Sheridan Street (not Mad Monkey Village)
  • Make own way to GSL Terminal in General Aviation Cairns Airport
  • Mantra Esplanade
  • Mantra Trilogy
  • McDonald on Martyn Street
  • McDonald's on Cairns Esplanade
  • Mid City Luxury Suites (YHA on McLeod Street)
  • Mumma's Hostel
  • Night Market entrance on Abbott Street
  • North Cove Waterfront Suites (Lake Street entrance)
  • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
  • NRMA Cairns Holiday Park
  • Oaks Hotel Cairns
  • Pacific Hotel Cairns
  • Park Regis City Quays
  • Piermonde Apartments
  • Pullman Cairns International
  • Pullman Reef Hotel Casino (Hotel reception not Casino entrance)
  • Rainbow Resort
  • Ramada By Wyndham (The Hotel Cairns)
  • Reef Fleet Terminal (near Bus Bay 2)
  • Reef Gateway Apartments
  • Reef Palms
  • Riley Crystalbrook Collection Resort
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort
  • Rydges Plaza Cairns
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
  • Summer House Backpackers
  • Sunshine Tower
  • The Jack Hotel & Backpackers
  • The Lake Resort (bus stop outside of the main entrance)
  • Travellers Oasis (Train Station on Bunda Street)
  • Tropic Towers
  • Tropical Heritage Cairns
  • Tropical Queenslander
  • Villa Vaucluse Apartments
  • Vision Cairns Apartments
  • Waterfront Terraces (Lake Street entrance)
  • Waters Edge Apartments (Abbott Street entrance)
  • Why Not Backpackers

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