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Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly

Destination: Fly out to Great Barrier Reef Pontoon via helicopter and return to Cairns via helicopter
Duration: Half Day Tour

Departs: Cairns Daily 11.30am
Returns: Cairns Daily 4.00pm

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  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
  • Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Tour - Fly & Fly
The Tour

Treat yourself to a premium reef and helicopter experience our Fly & Fly Outer Barrier Reef Tour will have you feeling like a VIP!

After enjoying a leisurely morning, you will be flown past the rainforest-clad coastline of Cairns in absolute style to your ultimate destination - the Great Barrier Reef! Fly past Cairns City and along the rainforest coastline to Yarrabah then over the lush tropical Fitzroy Island with its fringing reef en-route to picturesque Moore Reef via Sudbury Cay.

Arrive at Sunlover Cruises Moore Reef located Pontoon. On landing at the Outer Barrier Reef helipad, Sunlover Cruises friendly crew will transfer you to their multi level state of the art pontoon (activity platform)! 

Your Outer Barrier Reef day tour will include Glass Bottom Boat Tours, Semi-Submersible Submarine Tours (with full commentary), Underwater Theatre with Fish Feeding, Marine-Life ‘Touch Tank’, Snorkelling Equipment and Instruction. 

Enjoy approximately 3 1/2 hours free time on the pontoon. There are a variety of optional activities available (at additional cost) including Introductory Scuba Diving (for the complete novice), Certified Diving (for those who hold Open Water Certification), Guided Snorkelling Safaris and Seawalker Helmet Diving.

Spending time on the reef is a guaranteed way to work up a healthy appetite, your day tour includes a delicious full buffet lunch with a selection of hot dishes, seafood, fresh garden salads, tropical fruits and freshly baked breads. Tea and coffee is available on the pontoon.

At the end of the day you will reboard your helicopter to fly back over the Great Barrier Reef to return to Cairns, to arrive at approximately 3.55pm.

This is the perfect way to see and experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef and its wonders with scenic helicopter flight to and from the Outer Barrier Reef Pontoon. No travelling by boat, this is a great tour for those short on time or for those with no ‘sea-legs’ to experience the very best of the Great Barrier Reef!

Itinerary
  • 11:00am: Check-in at Cairns Heliport on the Marinas for a meet & greet & safety briefing 
  • 11:35am: Scenic helicopter flight to the Outer Barrier Reef
  • 12.00pm: Arrive at Moore Reef Pontoon
  • 3.30pm: Helicopter scenic flight departs Moore Reef to Cairns
  • 3:45pm: Arrive into Cairns heliport and make own way back to accommodation

Please Note: Itinerary times are an approximation only and are subject to change. 
Includes
  • Spectacular return Helicopter Scenic Flights out over the Great Barrier Reef & back (50 minutes flying time)
  • Spectacular aerial view of coral reef formations & marine life in their natural surrounds
  • Land on exclusive Outer Barrier Reef helipad to join up with Sunlover Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Pontoon
  • A delicious Buffet Lunch including Hot & Cold Buffet selection with Ocean Prawns, Fresh Salads & Tropical Fruits  
  • All Snorkelling Equipment with Flotation Aids & Buoyancy Vests 
  • Semi-Submersible Submarine Tours & Glass Bottom Boat Tours with Commentary 
  • Underwater Observatory with Fish Feeding presentation 
  • Marine life ‘touch tank’
  • Infant’s Swimming Enclosure
  • Waterslide 

Rates - Valid 01st  of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022
  • Fly & Fly Moore Reef Pontoon Tour AU$912.00 per person

Please Note:   Please ensure that you indicate your individual, estimated individual weight details in lbs or kgs (we can do the conversion) in the Booking Form's Comments Box on making a reservation. 

The operator can carry up to 7 participants from the one group, dependant of passenger weights and helicopter availability.
Optional Return Coach Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation
  • From Cairns City Accommodation AU$25.00 pp
  • From Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation AU$35.00 pp 
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 and sunscreen.
Terms & ConditionsPassenger Weight Policy - Please Advise Of Estimated Weights In Booking Form's Comments Box On Making A Booking
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. 

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 hours or less prior to departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee (full fare). Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10% the right is reserved to cancel and no refund will apply. All refunds must be issued at the point of sale.

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