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60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville

Garbutt, Australia
60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville

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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

If you’re seeking a unique sightseeing experience of Palm Island, look no further than this scenic helicopter ride from Townsville. In a small group limited to four passengers, you’ll glide over Magnetic Island before tracing the trail of Palm Island’s archipelago. Listen to commentary delivered by your pilot via a headset and gain a holistic picture of the iconic Great Barrier Reef National Park.
  • Scenic helicopter ride over Palm Island archipelago from Townsville
  • A unique sightseeing experience
  • Enjoy aerial views of the Palm Island archipelago and the Great Barrier Reef National Park
  • See, too, Townsville highlights including the Strand and Castle Hill
  • Small-group tour limited to four passengers
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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Scenic Helicopter flight (60 minutes)
Informative commentary during the flight
GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Gypsy Moth Ct, Garbutt QLD 4814, Australia

Hangar 15, Gypsy Moth Court, Townsville Airport

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Depending on the departure time selected at checkout, make your own way to Townsville Airport for your selected flight. A host leads you to the helicopter and you climb on board, strapping into one of four seats and preparing to soar over Townsville.

As you fly over the Great Barrier Reef National Park, your pilot delivers commentary that directs your attention to natural treasures including the Coral Sea and the Palm Island archipelago. 

See, too, aerial views of the Strand and Castle Hill before landing in Townsville Airport.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Nautilus Aviation
Check-in is 30 minutes prior to your departure for your pre-departure briefing. You'll then board the helicopter for your scenic flight.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Magnetic Island National Park
Start your journey flying out to Magnetic Island.
Pass By:  
The Strand
Fly over the Strand
Pass By:  
Castle Hill
Fly over Castle Hill
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people required for this tour to go ahead.
  • Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability
  • Weight Policy: Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight balance, passengers exceeding 130kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of ticket price - this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on day of travel.
  • Child Policy: Children 3 years and above are legally required to be seated in their own seat and are therefore required to pay the full ticket price. Subject to conditions, children under 3 years may travel free of charge when seated on a parents/guardians lap. For bookings of more than one infant (under 3 years), conditions apply – please contact Reservations.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Nautilus Aviation
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by 60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville.

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