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90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight

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Garbutt, Australia
90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight
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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

There’s no better way to enjoy the natural landscapes of Hinchinbrook Island than during a scenic helicopter ride from Townsville. From above, you’ll absorb spectacular aerial views of the prehistoric paradise, characterized by dense rain forest, mangroves, white-sand beaches, and secluded coves, while listening to commentary from your pilot. Choose between morning or afternoon departure, and relish personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to four passengers.
  • Scenic helicopter ride over Hinchinbrook Island from Townsville
  • A unique sightseeing experience
  • Absorb aerial views of coves, beaches, rain forests, and mangroves
  • Learn about Australia's largest island national park with commentary from a guide
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
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Scenic Helicopter flight ( 90 minutes)
Informative commentary during the flight
GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Gypsy Moth Ct, Garbutt QLD 4814, Australia

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
4/1/2017 - 3/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your way to Townsville Airport in advance of your chosen departure time On arrival at the awaiting helicopter, you’ll greet your pilot and, following a short safety briefing, belt up ready for your scenic flight.

As the propeller whirs into action, birds-eye views of the Palm Island archipelago and the Great Barrier Marine Park come into focus.

On reaching Hinchinbrook Island, Australia’s largest island national park, a natural tapestry woven from mangroves, rain forests, beaches, and coves becomes apparent. Pilot commentary explains the biodiversity of the prehistoric paradise, which is one of North Queensland’s natural treasures.

Following your flight, return to Townsville Airport and bid your pilot farewell.  
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:  
Hinchinbrook Island National Park
Explore Hinchinbrook Island from above
Pass By:  
Townsville City Council
Fly over Townsville
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Weight Policy: Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry-on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur and additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and 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

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • 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 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight?
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 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight?
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 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight.

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30th Wedding Anniversary 🥰🥰🥰🥰
SoniGr
, Dec 2019
The most amazing day thank to our pilot she was just fantastic thank you Blondie 👱‍♀️ 😃😃😃😃😃😃 We where treated to the knowledge of all the islands we flew over, it was amazing how much she new about the area, even some of the locals from Townsville know about. The pilot told us about the cause she had planned but also ensured this was suitable for us as it was such a lovely day. Thank you for making our 30th Wedding Anniversary so special we have already put photos up on our wall for everyone to see. We have already recommended this to several of our friends and work colleagues. Again thank you to Blondie 👱‍♀️
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