Whitsunday Airport, Airlie Beach
Phone (07) 4946 9111 / Fax (07) 4946 9100
Along with their snorkelling tours to the reef, Air Whitsunday also provide day trips to island resorts, picnics at Whitehaven Beach, scenic flights with the added bonus of a water landing.
2927 Shute Harbour Road, Whitsunday
Phone (07) 4946 9988 / Fax (07) 4946 9787
Aviation Adventures fly from the Whitsunday airport. They operate scenic flights over the Whitsunday Islands, transfers to some islands after a scenic flight, picnic packages on the Whitsundays, a combo of a scenic flight and snorkel and stopovers at Whitehaven Beach.
CAIRNS HELI SCENIC
Phone (07) 4031 5999
Cairns Heli-Scenic presents a range of scenic flight tours from their base at the "Pier Marketplace", in Cairns. Choose from a Green Island scenic flight, a deluxe outer reef one, or a 60 minute reef and rainforest scenic flight to observe the wonders of both the Reef and the Rainforest.
CAPE YORK HELICOPTERS
5/97 Tom McDonald Drive, Cairns
Phone (07) 4035 9400 / Fax (07) 4034 9271
Leaving from Cairns, spend from two to six days exploring Cape York, where you can find reef, rainforest and outback experiences only accessible by helicopter. Tours depart from Cairns.
DAINTREE AIR SERVICES
Shop 2 Calypso Plaza, Shields Street, Cairns
Phone (07) 4034 9300 / Fax (07) 4034 9400
Departing from Cairns airport, Daintree Air Services 60 minute Reef Scenic Flight will show you over 100km of the Outer Barrier as well as many inner islands, reefs and sand cays. They also fly over Port Douglas and the Northern Beaches, Green Island and Low Isles.
FLY SCENIC TOWNSVILLE
Phone (07) 4725 5884 / Fax (07) 4779 3033
Fly Scenic Townsville conducts scenic flights, day trips and aerial tours over some of Australia's most picturesque locations, including Townsville and Magnetic Island, Hinchinbrook Island, Dunk Island, Undara Lava Tubes, Cairns, Hamilton Island, etc.
JAQUES AUSTRALIAN COFFEE PLANTATION
137 Leotta Road, Mareeba
Phone (07) 4093 3284 / Fax (07) 4093 3368
Jaques Coffee Plantation offer a trial trial instructional flight, TIF, over their coffee plantation, located in Mareeba. For the real thrill seekers, or those who would like to see the capabilities of the aircraft, a longer TIF is available, taking you to a magnificient lake.
NORTH QUEENSLAND AERO CLUB
Captain Cook Highway, Cairns
Phone (07) 4035 9438 / Fax (07) 4035 9891
NQAC has a range of scenic flights that take in the more popular destinations, from half hour joy flight to full day trips. From Cairns you can visit destinations as varied as Fitzroy Island, Cooktown, Undara Lava Tubes and Undara. Chartes also available.
PORT DOUGLAS MICROLIGHTS
Phone (07) 4099 3046
The best way to enjoy spectacular aerial views of Port Douglas and Four-Mile Beach is by joining Port Douglas Microlights. Keep an eye open for the beautiful scenery and the wildlife you will see from the air. And you will even be allowed to control the microligh.
QUICKSILVER HELICOPTER TOURS
Sunbird Centre, Sheraton Mirage, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 6030 / Fax (07) 4099 6034
Leaving from Port Douglas pontoon, Quicksilver Helicopter operate different scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforest. The scenic flight vary in lenght and a minimum of two passengers is required. Also offer specialty flights and resort transfers.
REEF MAGIC CRUISES
Phone (07) 4031 1588 / Fax (07) 4031 3318
Reef Magic Cruises offer introductory scenic heli flights over the Great Barrier Reef, a vertical Magic Heli Adventure, an adrenaline rushing climb to 3,000ft, and a picturesque heli flight from Cairns over tropical rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef to enjoy a cruise later.
UPDRAUGHT HANG GLIDING ADVENTURES
Phone (07) 4055 3343
Experience the beauty of Port Douglas like birds do. Updraught Hang Gliding Adventures offers tandem trainee flights, one and three day courses or hang glider hire (for licensed pilots).
SUNLOVER HELICOPTER TOURS
Phone (07) 4035 9669 / Fax (07) 4035 9414
Sunlover offer a wide range of scenic flights for you to explore Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. The tours vary in lenght and each one of them offer a different option, whether it's a fly over the Great Barrier Reef, the Rainforest, Cairns city or Green Island.
81 Sir Robert Norman Street, Aeroglen, Cairns
Phone (07) 4035 9359 / Fax (07) 4035 9624
Barrier Aviation offers several scenic flights to the reef for a very affordable price. Their most popular scenic flights are going to the reef, but they do also offer Scenic Flights to other destinations like Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Daintree and the Tableland.