Nautilus Aviation

Aeroglen, Cairns Area

For that once in a lifetime experience, every time, Nautilus Aviation offers one of the best ways to see the world’s natural wonders just outside their doorsteps.

With over 24 years of commitment to exceptional service, Nautilus Aviation have over 25 state-of-the-art helicopters across its bases in Queensland (Cairns, Townsville and Horn Island), the Northern Territory and New South Wales. Now also proudly operating Sydney’s ‘Westpac Surf Life Saver Rescue Helicopters’, Nautilus Aviation is one of the largest General Aviation helicopter company in Australia.

Departing daily, in Queensland guests can jump on board a scenic flight, enjoy a reef and rainforest day package, escape to a secluded sand cay, cast a line with HeliFish, design a tour of their own or, for the more adventurous, take the controls and fly themselves!

The sky is no longer the limit, it’s your new playground! Fly with Nautilus Aviation and 'Experience the Difference'.

Hangar 9 Bush Pilots Ave
General Aviation
Aeroglen, Cairns Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Tours

45 Minute Wild River Run Scenic Flight

Departing Horn Island out to the South, enjoy coastal views of the Albany Passage and historic Somerset, to views of the magnificent Jacky Jacky estuarine system and Wild River region. The tour also offers sights of white sandy coves and Australia's most northern tip.

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$420.00 $420.00
45 Minute Western Adventure Scenic Flight

Departing from Horn Island and flying over Crab Island, soak up the breath-taking scenery of the western coastline. This tour offers an exceptional perspective of the region and if you're lucky, sightings of crocodiles, sharks, turtles and even dugongs!

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$420.00 $420.00
45 Minute Torres Tour

There is no better way to fully appreciate the maze of reefs and island that make up this stunning region the by helicopter. Your bird's eye view of Horn, Thursday, Hammond Goods and Prince of Wales Islands, will add a whole new dimension to your Cape Your experience.

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$420.00 $420.00

The perfect experience for getting ones bearing amongst the many islands of the Torres Strait. Enjoy a picturesque flight over Thursday Island and take in the sights of the historic WWII ruins on Goods Island, the Stone Church of Hammond Island and Horn Island's gold mining quarry.

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$280.00 $280.00

For the ultimate scenic indulgence, view the island-speckled Straits and 'The Tip' in one unforgettable tour. Fly past Thursday Island with its historic fort, WWII ramparts on Goods Island and Hammond Island's quaint stone church. Views of Friday and Prince of Wales Islands are also enjoyed on your return to Horn Island.

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$690.00 $690.00

Ever wanted to view the most northern point of Australia? Now you can - and with uninterrupted from row views!

Flying across the azure coloured waters of the Torres Strait, your helicopter provides magnificent photo opportunities of 'The Tip' as well as Peak Point, Punsand Bay and historic Possession Island.

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$420.00 $420.00

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Airlie Creek Track, The

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
The 850 metre Airlie Creek Track slowly winds up the hill behind Airlie Beach along a gravel path, featuring rare flora and fauna such as the Whitsunday Bottle Tree and the endangered Proserpine Rock Wallaby which are only found in this region.

Jubilee Pocket

Jubilee Pocket, Whitsunday Area
Tucked away in the hills of the Whitsunday mainland, Jubilee Pocket is just two minutes drive from the tourist haven of Airlie Beach on the road to Shute Harbour. Jubilee Pocket’s relaxed ambience and proximity to the tropical, seaside town of Airlie Beach has made it popular in recent years with sea-changers.

Proserpine

Proserpine, Whitsunday Area
Proserpine was named by the explorer George Dalrymple, after Persephone the Greek goddess of fertility, recognising the fertile qualities in the region. Since the late 1800s, cattle grazing and sugar cane have been the economic mainstays here.

Long Island

Long Island, Whitsunday Area
With 13 kilometres of extensive walking tracks, stunning lookouts, protected bays and beautiful secluded beaches, Long Island is well worth a visit. Much of the island is national park and you can enjoy bush walks, exploring the fringing coral reef, snorkelling off the beaches or relaxing under the coconut palms.

Daydream Island

Daydream Island, Whitsunday Area
Daydream Island has been impacted by recent weather events in Queensland. Please make contact with Daydream Island Resort and Spa information regarding bookings and travel plans. Daydream Island is the closest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays to the mainland shore at Airlie Beach.

Conway Beach

Conway Beach, Whitsunday Area
Conway Beach is located on the southern Whitsunday Coast, approximately 30 minutes drive from Airlie Beach and Proserpine. A small hamlet, along with Wilsons Beach, Conway Beach is a popular spot for fishing and wind-powered sports such as kite surfing and land kiting.

Cannonvale Beach

Cannonvale, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Situated just three kilometres to the west of Airlie Beach, on a north facing stretch of sand, is Cannonvale Beach. With a stinger net for safe swimming in the summer months, a children's playground, and a delightful cafe on the foreshore, Cannonvale Beach is a favourite spot for families to play.

Cedar Creek Falls

Proserpine, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
You will find Cedar Creek Falls about half way between Airlie Beach and Proserpine on Saltwater Creek Road. Set in a natural rock amphitheatre, you will enjoy spectacular waterfalls in the wet season and abundant flora and fauna including majestic white cedar trees, Alexandra Palms, wild orchids, colourful butterflies and many beautiful birds.

Conway National Park

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Conway National Park is a peaceful coastal park with rainforest-clad hills, secluded beaches and panoramic outlooks over the scenic Whitsunday area. This park includes the rainforest-clad Conway Peninsula and protects the largest area of lowland tropical rainforest in Queensland outside Tropical North Queensland.

Whitsunday Region

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
In the heart of Queensland's Great Barrier Reef lie the Whitsundays, 74 islands floating like jewels in the tropical waters of the Coral Sea. Discovering the Great Barrier Reef is one of life's must-dos and it's easily accessible from Airlie Beach or directly from the islands.
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