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Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day

Destination: Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail Tour
Duration: Full Day Tour

Departs: Cairns 8.00am
Returns: Cairns 4.45pm

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Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
  • Cairns Helicopter Tours - Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day
The TourYour day starts with a complimentary coach pickup from accommodation to be transferred to check in at the Kuranda Scenic Railway Station in Freshwater. Start your journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Train and meander through pristine rainforest, rugged mountains and cascading waterfalls up along the Kuranda Range as you make your way to the quaint village of Kuranda on the Atherton Tablelands.

Join the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Kuranda Village on the return and glide over World Heritage-listed rainforest before descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the lush rainforest. Enjoy two stops along the way as you alight and explore the awe-inspiring Barron Gorge and Falls from a network of boardwalks at varying levels.

Following your Skyrail journey you will be collected from the Caravonica Station and transferred to the helicopter departure lounge at Cairns Heliport. After introductions and a safety briefing you will take to the air for a spectacular 25 minute helicopter flight out over the azure blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Sweep over coral gardens and sand cays, and see marine life from high above! Land at the Outer Barrier Reef located helipad where you will be met by your vessel's friendly and professional crew who transfer you to the MV Evolution.

Your experience will included all snorkelling equipment and guided snorkelling tour as well as lunch. Enjoy just under 2 hours at Hastings Reef on the Outer Barrier Reef before enjoying a leisurely cruise back to Cairns with afternoon tea and a complimentary glass of wine served on the return journey. 

Arrive back into Cairns Marina at approximately 4.30pm with a complimentary return coach transfer back to accommodation . 
Tour Includes
  • Complimentary Coach Transfer from Cairns City or Northern Beaches accommodtion
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda Village 
  • Return Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Kuranda Village to Caravonica 
  • Stunning Scenic Helicopter Flight over the reef (25 minutes)
  • Up to 2 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef with MV Evolution
  • Guided snorkelling tour with all snorkel equipment and floatation devices included (includes lycra suit)
  • Delicious BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian options, tropical salads & pastas
  • Return cruise via catamaran back to Cairns with complimentary glass of wine & afternoon tea 
  • Complimentary transfer back to accommodation at the end of the day 

Rates - From Cairns - Valid 01st of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022
  • Adult AU$595.00 per person includes AU$20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy
  • Child (aged 4 - 14 years of age) AU$545.00 per person includes AU$20.00 Government Reef Tax & Fuel Levy

Important Booking Notes: When booking your Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day Tour, please indicate the following required details in the Booking Form's 'Comments Box'  E.g.

- Please advise us of any special dietary concerns or requests .
- All participants should provide a close estimation of individual weights in kgs or lbs via the Booking Form's Comments Box

Please Note: This is a full day tour with two separate touring locations. In seeing two locations in the one day there is the Train & Skyrail Tour without any free time in Kuranda Village plus 2 hours free time on the MV Osprey on the Outer Barrier Reef. If further time in Kuranda or on the Great Barrier Reef is required, our 2 Day Touring option is is recommended.Optional Diving Rates - Certified Divers
  • Pre Booked Certified Dive (Includes all Dive Equipment) AU$50.00
  • Guided Certified Dives (per dive) AU$10.00 Per Dive

Important Booking Notes: When booking your Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda Train & Skyrail in a Day Tour, please indicate if any Optional Activities are required in the 'Comments Box' of the Booking Form. E.g. Certified Diving or Pre Booked Semi Submersible Submarine Tours. Please also advise us of any special dietary considerations are required. 
What to BringBring small soft sided day bags as luggage space is restricted on helicopter. Dress for the tropics in comfortable clothing and footwear, bring sunglasses, hat, sunglasses, cameras, your swim suit & towel, sunscreen and water bottle.
Terms & ConditionsPassenger 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.

Child’s 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
 
 
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