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Getting to Mt Mulligan

Getting There

The nearest international airport to Mt Mulligan is located in Cairns which welcomes direct flights from all major Australian cities.

Mt Mulligan is a 35 minute scenic helicopter flight from Cairns, providing sweeping views of the 150 million year old Daintree Rainforest, the lush Atherton Tablelands and the rugged terrain that surrounds the majestic Mt Mulligan itself.

Operated by Nautilus Aviation, helicopter flights start from $400 per person each way for groups of two. Larger groups are priced on application, as is pick up and drop off from other destinations

  • 35 minute helicopter ex/return Cairns for a group of two: $400 per person each way.
  • 35 minute private charter ex/return to Cairns for two or more: POA

Mt Mulligan by road

IMPORTANT NOTE: There can be road closures on the road to Mount Mulligan in the wet season from January to March.
Mt Mulligan Lodge recommends booking helicopter charters for transfers during this period in the event of any road closures.

Due to the challenging nature of the road to Mt Mulligan we also suggest booking a private car transfer unless you are experienced at driving 4WDs on unsealed roads.

We offer two options for private transfers ex Cairns and surrounds:

  • Private 4WD limousine, 2 – 4pax $800 each way ex Cairns
  • Private 4WD bus, up to 12pax $2000 each way ex Cairns
  • Other pick up and drop off locations will be quoted upon application.

Please ensure your stay at the Lodge and transfers are confirmed before booking your domestic or international flights.

Private Jet

Travel in style by booking our luxury jet for your visit to Orpheus Island.  The jet can accommodate up to 10 passengers, departing any major Australian city.
Price on application and subject to availability. 

Mount Mulligan Reservations

Hours (Brisbane, Australia GMT)

Monday to Sunday 9am – 5pm

+61 (0)7 4777 7377