Nautilus Aviation Cairns Heli Fishing
Whether you’re an experienced or novice angler, this fishing adventure will take you to new heights! Explore some of far North Queensland’s most elusive fishing locations, accessible only by helicopter. See the beauty of some of far North Queensland’s untouched terrain from the air, as we locate lagoons and rivers full of fishing potential. With helicopters based out of Cairns and Townsville, our trips are individually tailored to ensure the ultimate fishing experience for any enthusiast.
Coastal Estuaries and beach fishing, south of the Russel Heads… includes gourmet lunch, bait and tackle
Whether you are an experienced or novice angler, this fishing adventure will take you to new heights! Explore some far North Queensland’s most elusive fishing locations.
10am depart for a 30 min scenic helicopter flight over the southern side of Cairns and head to Russel Heads river where we land at the foot of the mouth and set up for first fishing experience – 1 ½ hours on sand bank.
11.45 We take off again and can either go to East Russel river or to Yarrabah Beach depending on tides 10 min flight
12.00 noon set up gourmet picnic lunch with sparkling wine and/or beers and prepare for next fishing experience at either East Russel River or to Yarrabah Beach (approx. 1 ½ hours fishing)
1.45 depart for Cairns approx. 15 min flight back
Overhead rods, Spin reels, Nets, Eskys
Full tackle box equip with filleting knives, lures etc
bait (pilchards, squid, prawns)
Fish most likely to encounter - Mangrove Jack, Salmon, Flathead, Barramundi (seasonal)
Departing Cairns ~ Duration approx. 5 hours.
$890 per person ~ Min 2
Depart from Nautilus Aviation at the Cairns General Aviation - On Demand
All fishing gear will be provided on a replacement if lost or damage basis.