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Half-day Heli/Cruise Great Barrier Reef Trip (w/Down Under Dive)
Nautilus Aviation

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This trip is aboard Nautilus Heli Fleet, a Jet Helicopter with a maximum of 6 divers and a Dive Staff of 1. It is for 1/2 day, and allows 1 dive.

Departure Information
Departure is from Cairns General Aviation, Cairns at 12:30 PM every day, return time 5:00 PM.

The Dive

This great trip gives you time for a leisurely breakfast and stroll in the morning, then fly off for an active afternoon on the Reef. A pickup from your accommodation gets you to the airport in time for a 12:40pm departure, for a scenic 20-minute flight out to the Great Barrier Reef.

After landing on the floating reef helipad, you will transfer over to Down Under Dive's boat, Evolution, where you will get to enjoy lunch and an afternoon snorkel. Once your day is done enjoy the live entertainment with your wine and cheese as you cruise back to Cairns. © Down Under Dive

The Boat

Nautilus Aviaition has a fleet of 23 top of the range helicopters of all sizes that it uses for it's flights to and from the reef. They select the helicopter to use based on the number of passengers, the weight being flown and the flight conditions.

The helicopters have capacity that ranges from 3 to 7 passengers, and include Bell, Robinson, Eurocopter and Squirrels.

Trip Prices

Included mask, Snorkel, Fins (with Snorkel price only) 2 hours exploring the Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight to the reef all dive gear (with Dive price only) tropical buffet lunch

Book This Trip All prices are in US Dollars.
1 Apr 18 - onwards
Snorkeler $263
Extras:  
beer, wine, soda, on sale at bar -
transfers to heliport from your Cairns lodging per person $5
semi-submersible reef tour $7
Env. Mangement Charge and fuel levy (pay on board) $14

About Nautilus Aviation © Down Under Dive

Nautilus Aviation began in 1993 from a historic World War 2 hangar in Townsville airport, since then this locally owned company has grown into one of the premier helicopter operators in Australia. They have expanded and now have bases in Cairns, Darwin, Townsville, Horn Island and Weipa, and their fleet is one of the largest and most versatile in the northern regions of Australia. Besides tourism they deliver commercial services to all sorts of corporate clients, and often operate in the most remote parts of Australia.

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