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Scenic Cairns heli tours over barron gorge
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Majestic rainforest reveals and a taste of the Tablelands

Our 20-minute rainforest scenic Cairns heli tours provide a ‘taste’ of this incredible World Heritage-listed natural region. Cairns sits on a floodplain to the south of the mouth of the mighty Barron River. The Barron's headwaters start in the Mount Hypipamee National Park at an elevation of 3,900 ft. The river flows 65 kilometres across fertile volcanic soils of the Atherton Tablelands and then journeys through the quaint village of Kuranda before cascading down the 850 ft high Barron Falls and moving across the Cairns floodplains out into the Coral Sea.

The Barron Gorge is an impressive natural feature carved out of the Great Dividing Range and the Falls at its head are intimidating to behold when in full flight during the tropical wet season. Our Cairns heli tours track up through the Barron Gorge up to and over the Barron Falls, passing the over the world-famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where it spans the river and around the village of Kuranda before turning for the coast and descending over the lush eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range on the return leg with panoramic views over Cairns city and out to the Reef.

Cairns heli tours over the barron river



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              20 mins      map        min 2

What to bring:
Sunglasses & sunscreen, Camera, small soft bags only. Weight restrictions apply please follow the booking form.  

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21 Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation

Cairns Airport, Cairns, Queensland 4870

Telephone +61 7 4055 6635

Cancellation Policy

• In order to receive a 100% refund - Zoom Helicopters must be notified a minimum of 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time. • Cancellations notified between 24 and 48 hours in advance of scheduled departure date/time qualify for a 50% refund.

• If booking is cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled departure date/time – no refund applies.

Passenger Weight Policy

• Weight variances greater than 10% of that advised at the time of booking may incur additional charges and/or luggage allowances being reduced. Zoom Helicopters reserves the right to refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee.

• The maximum single seat weight limit/payload for Zoom Helicopters’ fleet of aircraft is 130 kg. 

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Barron Gorge & Falls



Scenic Cairns Heli Tours

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20 minute Cairns Rainforest scenic Cairns Heli Tours

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