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Rainforest Scenic Flight from Cairns | From $ 399

Expires 31 Mar 2017

Take off over Cairns city and experience the natural beauty of the region’s spectacular heritage listed rainforest. Fly over Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls and the rainforest surrounding Kuranda before passing over... More
Take off over Cairns city and experience the natural beauty of the region’s spectacular heritage listed rainforest. Fly over Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls and the rainforest surrounding Kuranda before passing over emerald-covered mountains and the stunning coastline of Palm Cove and the northern beaches on your return to Cairns.

Sights:
Barron Gorge and waterfall
Stoney Creek Falls
Kuranda Rainforest
Palm Cove and beaches

*Minimum two passengers

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10 Minute City from Townsville | From $ 130

Expires 31 Mar 2017

Showcasing the vast and contrasting views of the Townsville region, this flight gives you a true layout of the city and its landmarks. Spectacular views of Castle Hill, the Strand, Townsville Port and the Ross River are among the many eye-catchi... More
Showcasing the vast and contrasting views of the Townsville region, this flight gives you a true layout of the city and its landmarks. Spectacular views of Castle Hill, the Strand, Townsville Port and the Ross River are among the many eye-catching features of this flight.

Sights
Castle Hill
The Strand
Townsville Port
Ross River

*Minimum two passengers

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30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns | From $ 399

Expires 31 Mar 2017

Enjoy a spectacular view of Cairns city as you take off towards the world’s largest coral reef system. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and gain a true appreciation of one of the seven natural wonders of the world.... More
Enjoy a spectacular view of Cairns city as you take off towards the world’s largest coral reef system. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and gain a true appreciation of one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

This flight includes views of beautiful Green Island, Vlasoff Sand Cay and Upolu Sand Cay – three of the most striking sand islands on the Great Barrier Reef. Sightings of manta rays, turtles and other marine life are not uncommon on the reef scenic flight and if you’re flying with us in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales; however, as the marine life are wild animals, we can’t make any guarantees.

Sights

Green Island
Arlington Reef
Vlasoff Sand Cay
Upolu Sand Cay

*Minimum two passengers

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25% Discount 30min Townsville & Magnetic Island Scenic Flight ! | From $ 299 | Save $100

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Townsville and Magnetic Island.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else... More
Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Townsville and Magnetic Island.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else except direct bookings & not valid with any other offer. Valid until 31 March 2018.

Townsville Base
Hangar 15, Gypsy Moth Court,
Townsville Airport, Garbutt QLD 4814
Telephone – +61 (0)7 4725 6056

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25% Discount 30min Rainforest Scenic Flight ! | $ 299 | Save $100

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Rainforest.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else except direct bookin... More
Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Rainforest.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else except direct bookings & not valid with any other offer. Valid until 31 March 2018.

Cairns Base
Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue,
General Aviation, Cairns QLD 4870
Telephone – +61 (0)7 4034 9000

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25% Discount 30min Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight ! | $ 299 | Save $100

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Great Barrier Reef.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else except direc... More
Spoil yourself with 25% off a 30 minutes scenic helicopter flight above stunning Great Barrier Reef.

25% off retail rate. Minimum 2 passengers.

This offer is ONLY for direct bookings. You will not find this offer anywhere else except direct bookings & not valid with any other offer. Valid until 31 March 2018.

Cairns Base
Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue,
General Aviation, Cairns QLD 4870
Telephone – +61 (0)7 4034 9000

Book Direct Now - Pay Later


About Nautilus Aviation

Experiences

Experiences

Take off over Cairns city and experience the natural beauty of the region's spectacular heritage listed rainforest. Fly over Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls and the rainforest surrounding Kuranda before passing over emerald-covered mountains and the stunning coastline of Palm Cove and the northern beaches on your return to Cairns

Reef

Reef

Discover the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system! Feel the thrill of flying over the picturesque coral-studded sea before landing on Vlasoff Cay, a pristine sand cay in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Daintree

Daintree

Take off from Cairns and enjoy a scenic flight over heritage-listed rainforest and jagged North Queensland coastline before reaching the emerald Daintree !

Scenic

Scenic

Cairns

Soar high above the lush rainforest, pristine reef, Cairns city and beyond !

 

Townsville

Take flight and experience the rich hinterland of Townsville.

Fishing

Fishing

Access the most sought after fishing locations, only accessible by helicopter !

Cairns and Reef

Cairns and Reef

Experience the Great Barrier Reef and the best of the Cairns region !

Adrenaline

Adrenaline

The best adrenaline and extreme experiences in Cairns !

CHARTERS

CHARTERS

Nautilus Aviation offers a range of helicopters to facilitate any charter requirement across North Queensland. Our fleet of modern helicopters is luxuriously fitted out to transport any number of passengers to any occasion and our extensive knowledge of the region means your charter will be completed safely, efficiently and at the least cost to you or your organisation. If you are looking to arrive in style and comfort, you need an efficient mode of transport, or if you just want the very best in helicopter charter services, Nautilus Aviation has the helicopters to meet your every need.

Transfers

Linking you to some of the most spectacular destinations in North Queensland, Nautilus Aviation provides luxurious helicopter transfers to/from the following locations:

Orpheus Island

Departing from either Townsville or Cairns, guests staying at the secluded island paradise of Orpheus will enjoy a magnificent scenic flight over the picturesque coral-studded sea to the island lodge. From Cairns, swoop over the stunning reef systems, dotted islands beneath and marvel at the rugged North Queensland coastline; where the emerald green rainforest meets the azure waters of the Coral Sea.

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Daintree Eco Lodge

Take off from Cairns and enjoy a scenic flight over heritage-listed rainforest and jagged North Queensland coastline before reaching your secluded getaway set in the heart of the emerald Daintree. On the way you will be treated to panoramic views of the region, including the picture postcard villages of Palm Cove and Port Douglas. This transfer flight is truly where the rainforest meets the reef!

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Bedarra Island

Departing from Cairns and Townsville, this island transfer showcases some of the best scenery North Queensland's coastline has to offer. From Cairns, guests will be treated to spectacular views of heritage-listed rainforests and national parks, while guests departing from Townsville will experience the natural beauty of the Palm Island archipelago and Hinchinbrook Island, before arriving at their very own tropical island paradise.

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Commercial

Commercial

Nautilus Aviation boasts one of the largest helicopter fleets in North Queensland and, with an impeccable safety record and a team of highly experienced pilots, is equipped to tackle any commercial helicopter service in the region.

 

Aerial Survey

Aerial surveying provides information that is impossible to obtain from the ground. Over land or sea, our helicopters are a safe and efficient mapping solution for your survey requirements and are fitted with the latest GPS systems, allowing for recorded data to be overlaid onto satellite images or imported to GIS software. We offer the following aerial survey options but are able to tailor our operations to your needs.

  • Weed survey
  • Sea grass survey
  • Mine and geological survey
  • Cultural survey
  • Flora and fauna spotting
 

Sling Operations

Moving equipment and personnel into inaccessible areas is one of the helicopter's most remarkable abilities. Our helicopters are able to be fitted with long line slings, saving time and money in situations that require precise and efficient transportation of building materials and equipment. Nautilus Aviation pilots also have extensive experience in Bambi Bucket and Kibble Bucket operations in various locations and industries.

 

Media

The Nautilus Aviation fleet of helicopters provides a smooth and comfortable platform for any film or photographic project. With safety being of paramount importance, our helicopter doors can be removed to provide a clear field of view to ensure unobstructed shots. With a seamless collaboration between pilot and photographer, we can safely manoeuvre into any position to capture the desired shots at the right composition and light. Our satisfied aerial film customers include Channel 7 News, Q Weekender, Saturday Disney and Real Housewives of Melbourne.

 

Aerial Services & Remote Area Operations

Remote and sometimes isolated, North Queensland can be a challenging region to work and operate in. Helicopters provide the best mode of transport for accessing these remote areas while ensuring deadlines are met, on budget. Nautilus Aviation has the capacity to conduct a variety of aerial services and remote area operations.

  • Search and rescue
  • Surveillance
  • Feral animal control
  • Aerial incendiary
  • Aerial fire fighting
  • Mining support
  • Geochemical/sampling
  • Pipeline inspection
  • Powerline inspection

How to get to Nautilus Aviation


Direct Contact Info

Hours: 8am - 5pm

Address:
Hangar 9 Bush Pilots Ave. General Aviation
Cairns
Queensland 4870
Australia


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