Cairns to Cape York Scenic Flights

Scenic Flights Cairns to Cape York this is a low-level flight to Bamaga from Cairns.  This flight covers approximately 1100 km of the remote outback and spectacular reefs and rainforests.

We will show you parts of Cape York that are inaccessible by vehicles, Such as Cape Melville, the silica sands of Cape Flattery, Bathurst Heads, Princess Charlotte Bay and the Flinders Islands Group.

The 4WD section of the tour takes you to Australia’s Northernmost beach – Frangipani Beach– via the Lockerbie Scrub and a pocket of the Northern Rainforest.

From Frangipani Beach, we walk approx. One thousand metres to the Tip of Cape York.

Visiting the northernmost tip of Australia is an incredible experience

About Cape York

Cape York covers about 208,000 square kilometres and is one of the most beautiful and diverse natural wilderness areas left on Earth today.

Cape York has high rainforest-clad mountains, low lying wetlands and rolling granite hills.  This region has rivers that flow east and west and was full of gold once upon a time.

Along the way, you will view huge waterfalls, white sandy beaches, towering escarpments and low lying savannah country.

Flora and fauna range from the most delicate orchids to the most robust melancholias, home to thousands of birds, animals, and reptiles.

The Great Barrier Reef runs parallel to the east coast of Cape York.

The Great Barrier Reef comprises thousands of reefs and hundreds of islands that stretch from New Guinea to Fraser Island in the Southeast part of Queensland.

Next see our flights to Lizard Island.




  • Fly Cairns to Bamaga
  • 4WD Bamaga to Cape York
  • Fly Cape York to Cairns


This is a sample itinerary:

First, check in with Daintree Air Services at 6.15 am.

Departing at 7 am, enjoy a low-level flight from Cairns to Bamaga.

Then, experience a 4WD from Bamaga to the Top of the Cape.

Finally, return to Cairns flying over the Outer Barrier Reef.


  • Return airfares
  • Local guide
  • 4 x 4 tour to the top of Australia
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks.

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
  • Bottle of water
  • Comfortable walking shoes

Important Information

Please note a moderate level of fitness is required to complete this tour. The walk to the “Top of Australia” is over very rocky and uneven terrain and can be slippery.

Please note this tour requires a minimum of 6 people to operate. If Air Tours/Daintree Air cancels for any reason the client will receive a full refund.
CANCELLATION POLICY for Air Tours: As Air Tours command much organizing and pre-payment of accommodation and tours etc the Cancellation Policy for each individual air tour will be worked through between Daintree Air and the client prior to any payment being forwarded to Daintree Air Services. It is the clients responsibility to be aware of cancellation policies for Air Tours.



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