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Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour

Destination: Great Barrier Reef Day Tour with Helicopter Scenic Flight
Duration: Full Day Tour

Departs: Cairns 7.30am
Returns: Cairns 4.30pm

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  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Cruise, Fly & Cruise - Full Day Reef Tour
The TourFor an extraordinary day on the Great Barrier Reef, combine your full day MV Evolution Outer Barrier Reef Cruise with an exhilarating 10 minute helicopter flight. Travel to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns onboard Evolution and spend five hours exploring two stunningly different reef locations, chosen from Norman, Saxon and / or Hastings Reef, each with their own unique marine biodiversity.

Your package offers 2 Options, the Snorkelling Only package includes all Snorkel Equipment and Guided Snorkelling tours and the other Snorkelling + Certified or Introductory Dive will include scuba diving with the choice of a fully guided Introductory Dive with full gear hire & instruction (suitable for the novice with no licence required - available to participants on successful completion of a Dive Medical Questionnaire ) or a Certified Dive with full gear hire (available to Open Water Certified Scuba Divers). Additional dives are also available (additional diving is an optional extra please see optional diving rates below).

Complete your fabulous reef experience with a 10 minute helicopter journey over the spectacular Hastings Reef. Sweep over coral gardens and sand cays, and see marine life from high above before returning to the vessel. At the end of a fun filled day return back to Cairns by fast catamaran onboard MV Evolution; relax on the sundeck with a complimentary glass of wine and live entertainment as the sun sets on your homeward journey.
Tour Includes
  • Cruise to two stunning outer reef locations
  • Five hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Guided snorkelling tours
  • All snorkelling equipment & instruction 
  • Package with 1 Introductory Dive (available on successful completion or Dive Medical Questionnaire) or 1 Certified Dive 
  • Delicious BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian options, tropical salads and fruit platters 
  • 10 minute scenic helicopter flight at Hastings Reef

Please Note: Participation in Introductory Diving is subject to medical conditions and passing on an onboard issued Dive Medical Questionnaire. Certified Divers should bring proof of certification by way of C Card and / or Diver's Log Book

Rates - Valid 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
  • Adult - Snorkelling Package AU$338.00 per person (Snorkelling Only) including $20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy
  • Adult - Certified or Introductory Diving Package AU$388.00 including $20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy
  • Child (aged 4 - 16 years) - Snorkelling Package AU$280.00 including $20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy
  • Child (aged 12 - 16 years) - Certified or Introductory Diving Package AU$330.00 including $20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy
Important Booking Notes: When booking your Get High Outer Barrier Reef Tour, please indicate in the Booking Form's 'Comments Box' if you require a Snorkelling Package or a Dive Package, outlining the number of passengers who wish to Dive.

Please also outiline if any additonal Optional Diving is required in the 'Comments Box' of the Booking Form. e.g. additonal Certified Dives or Introductory Dives

Please also advise if Optional Return Coach Transfers from Cairns City or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation are required.
Coach Transfers From Accommodation - Optional ExtraValid 01st of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022

  • Cairns City Based Accommodation $18.00 per person
  • Cairns Northern Beaches Based Accommodation $25.00 per person 
Optional Diving Rates - Certified DiversValid 01st of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022

  • 2nd Certified Dive (Includes all Dive Equipment) AU$30.00
  • 3rd Certified Dive (Includes all Dive Equipment) AU$20.00
  • Guided Certified Dives (per dive) AU$10.00 Per Dive

Important Diving Notes: Introductory Diving subject to applicants successfully passing a Dive Medical Questionnaire. Pre existing medical conditions such as (but not limited to) asthma, epilepsy, heart & lung disease, diabetes, pregnancy or any other condition where under the ongoing care of a medical practitioner will likely indicate the need for Dive Medical to Australian Standards AS4005.1 prior to intended travel and participation.

Certified Divers should bring Certification Cards and / or Diver's Log Book to show the vessel's Dive Team as evidence of qualification. 
Optional Diving Rates - Introductory DiversValid 01st of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022

  • 2nd Introductory Dive (Includes Dive Guide, Equipment & Instruction) AU$35.00
  • 3rd Introductory Dive (Includes Dive Guide, Equipment & Instruction) AU$25.00

Important Diving Notes: Introductory Diving subject to applicants successfully passing a Dive Medical Questionnaire. Pre existing medical conditions such as (but not limited to) asthma, epilepsy, heart & lung disease, diabetes, pregnancy or any other condition where under the ongoing care of a medical practitioner will likely indicate the need for Dive Medical to Australian Standards AS4005.1 prior to intended travel and participation.

Certified Divers should bring Certification Cards and / or Diver's Log Book to show the vessel's Dive Team as evidence of qualification. 
What to Bring
  • Bring small soft sided day bags as luggage space is restricted on helicopter. Dress for the tropics and bring a hat, sunglasses, your swim suit & towel, sunglasses, camera, hat & sunscreen.

Terms & Conditions

Passenger Weight Policy
Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions a client’s body and luggage weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to charge a 100% cancellation fee.110kg Maximum Weight per passenger. If passenger exceeds weight limit, please enquire of rates as two seats may be required and a surcharge will apply.

Infant Rate Policy
One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap. A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations. Children 3 years and above pay full fare.

Insurance
The helicopter operator carries full insurance including Public Liability Insurance of $50,000,000.00.

Minimum and maximum passenger numbers
Minimum passenger numbers may apply. Groups larger than 6 passengers may require private charter. Please liaise with Cairns Visitor Centre at time of booking.

Fuel Surcharge
With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to the ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected on departure.

Cancellation Policy
Booking Deposit Non Refundable. Cancellations made 48 to 24 hours prior to the flying will be incurr a 50% cancellation fee. Flights cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel will incurr a 100% cancellation fee. Travel insurance is recommended.

Conditions of Carriage
The tour operator will not be liable for any loss, damage, additional expense or inconvenience arising from, or incidental to, any delay in service, howsoever caused. The tour operator works in conjunction with other tour operators and is not liable for other operator's acts or omissions whether negligent or otherwise. Travel and admissions will be subject to the conditions imposed by these operators, which may limit or exclude liability for personal injury or property damage.

Semi Submersible Submarine Tours are subject to weather conditions. Introductory Diving subject to applicants successfully passing a Dive Medical Questionnaire. Pre existing medical conditions such as asthma, epilepsy, heart & lung disease, diabetes, pregnancy or any other condition where under the ongoing care of a medical practitioner will likely indicate the need for Dive Medical to Australian Standards AS4005.1 prior to intended travel and participation.  
 
 
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