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Nautilus Aviation – 45-Minute Scenic Reef Tour

$499 each

Explore the vast beauty of the Great Barrier Reef in all its splendour on this epic joyflight.



Tour Details

The majestic reef experience of Tongue and Batt Reefs are well worth going the extra mile for as the full extent of nature’s beauty is revealed.

Enjoy all the highlights of the 30 minute reef scenic with an additional 15 minutes extending to the premium Outer Great Barrier Reef.

In the distance see Snapper Island at the mouth of the mighty Daintree river, before flying along the entire length of spectacular Tongue Reef.

Be sure to keep an eye out for turtles, dolphins and sometimes even frolicking whales as you skip over the turquoise sea.


  • Headsets with voice activated microphones
  • Entertaining inflight commentary from your experienced local pilot
  • A modern fleet of air-conditioned helicopters
  • Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation to our Heliport

Need To Know

  • Booking enquiries need to be made at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
  • The preferred date/time of booking enquiry is subject to availability.
  • Pick-Up/Drop-Off available for Port Douglas accommodation.
  • Minimum two passengers required.

What To Bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

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 refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations by the client must be made 24 hours prior to the flight to receive a 100% refund. If Nautilus Aviation has to cancel due to unforseen circumstances the client will receive a 100% refund for the cancelled flights.

Final Details

Passenger names, accurate individual bodyweights and other requests are required at the time of booking.

Weather Policy

Nautilus Aviation reserves the right to cancel flights due to inclement weather which will be at the pilot’s discretion. Flight paths may vary due to Air Traffic Control or inclement weather. A full refund is applicable if Nautilus Aviation cancel due to weather.


Nautilus Aviation reserves the right to cancel flights due to inclement weather, the pilot makes the final decision regarding the continuation of any flight and may terminate the flight at any time if he/she deems it unsafe to proceed. Flight paths may vary due to Air Traffic Control or inclement weather. In cases where the chief pilot in command deems weather unsuitable for the flight or an aircraft is unserviceable a full refund would be applicable.

Child and Infant Policy
Children are defined as being aged between 3-13 years. 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. For additional infants please email a detailed enquiry to

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.