Atherton Tablelands Rainforest Crater Lakes Scenic Helicopter And Road Tour - Cairns

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:30am departure times Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditio.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    You will be personally collected from your advised Hotel, Air B&B, or private accommodation in or near Cairns CBD.
  • Return Details :
    You will be returned to your selected accommodation upon our return to Cairns.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Your helicopter is designed to allow all passengers to see more of the landscape On this tour you can hover above your photo opportunity The pilot can manoeuvre quickly into position for that perfect photo Helicopters make an impression both upon you as the passenger and upon the person you are going to surprise. After your flight I take you to see the most outstanding scenery you have just flown over, but this time by road. Enjoy a huge VIP freshly prepared country lunch according to your dietary requirements. Continue your day travelling to the most scenic and unique tropical and rural attractions such as scenic lookouts, waterfalls, wineries, coffee and dairy farms, before your leisurely return to Cairns. We are the only tour company offering this tour option on the Atherton Tablelands at an unbeatable price.

Know More about this tour

This is our newest addition to our scenic tour packages on the Atherton Tablelands, and we are very proud of what we have been able to create for our guests at the very best price.

To the discerning traveller, the opportunity to enjoy customised and personalised helicopter flights and packages is now here on the Atherton Tablelands for the first time, and we will get you to your destination from Cairns or the Northern Beaches upon your request.

You will be collected from your hotel accommodation in or near Cairns at approx. 7:30am and taken by road to the Atherton Tablelands via the spectacular McAllister Range to the Tableland town of Mareeba and its airport. Here you will meet your pilot and become familiar with your aircraft during a safety briefing. Then its time to fly.

Fly south on your 30-minute flight from Mareeba airport over Tinaroo Dam and the spillway. Tinaroo is not only a popular fishing and water skiing haven but also the source of the highly productive Mareeba-Dimbulah irrigation scheme, but most importantly makes for some mind-blowing photos that even the locals havent seen. From here, it's on to the lush rainforest and undulating farmland around the picture-perfect crater Lakes regions of Lake Barrine and Eacham. Your pilot will circle around these crater lakes and even hover for that perfect photo opportunity. Now its time to circle around some of the most fertile agricultural farming country you'll ever see, with the famous extinct volcanic mountains of the 7 sisters as your backdrop. Then you fly over the picturesque historical village of Yungaburra, dont forget to wave to the locals below. Upon your return to Mareeba airport there is still time to capture different angles of the red soil farming lands across Mango, avocado banana macadamia and coffee plantations before landing.

Now it's time to travel by road I take you to see the most outstanding scenery you have just flown over, but now we get to experience the flora and fauna at ground level. walk slowly through the forest and take in the sound of many various native birds unique to Australias tropical rainforests. See the famous giant Kari Pines over 1000 years old, to the smallest ferns mosses and lichens of the oldest world heritage listed rainforest in the world. See the best waterfalls lookouts and unique wildlife this tropical paradise has to offer.
Enjoy a huge lunch planned around your diet and taste. Visit wineries, coffee plantations and dairy farms, before your leisurely descent down the Lamb Range to Cairns and the driveway of your accommodation .

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Landing and facility fees
  • National Park fees
  • Viator brokerage fee
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • All activities
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Helicopter tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Flight paths and timings may vary due to weather or air traffic control.

Passenger Weight Policy
Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions a clients 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.

Minimum and maximum passenger numbers
Minimum passenger numbers may apply. Groups larger than 6 passengers may require private charter. Please indicate your tour party numbers at time of booking.

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 guardians lap. A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations. For additional infants please discuss options with us upon booking.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum of 6 people per booking

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

A small amount of walking is involved

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over XX. will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.