Scenic and Charter Flights

Take to the Skies in a Helicopter!

Take to the Skies in a Helicopter!When all is said and done, ‘time’ is a critical factor in most planned holidays. With a variety of scenic flights and heli-safaris to choose from and flexible departure times, you can easily fill in half an hour or half a day or as long as you like!

The view from a helicopter gives you the best seats in the Australian Outback!

Want a ‘doors off experience’?  Just ask our team when you book. With a fleet of nine helicopters we’re sure to give you and your family and friends an experience they’ll never forget!

Remember your camera! Our helicopters give you unrestricted panoramic views and are the perfect way to capture that postcard shot!

Spirit of Mt Gillen Heli-Tour (approx. 20 mins.) $255.00 pp*

Spirit of Mt Gillen Heli-TourFantastic photo opportunities.
This sensational flight takes you west over Honeymoon Gap, then on wave at hikers on the top of Mt Gillen.  Follow the ridgeline to Heavitree Gap with view over The Alice, Todd River and desert beyond.

Make your booking enquiry here.

Champagne in the Heart Heli-Tour (approx. 30 mins.) $345.00 pp*

Champagne Sunset Heli-TourChilled bubbly, a desert sunset and you...
Fly to Honeymoon Gap, along Mt Gillen ridgeline to Heavitree Gap, providing extensive views of Alice Springs as the sun sets over the desert ranges.  Enjoy a glass of bubbles on your return to watch what is left of the sunset.  The perfect end to a perfect day!

Make your booking enquiry here.

Mystery Heli-Tour (approx. 25 mins.) $285.00pp*

Mystery Heli-TourWe can’t tell you too much but you won’t be disappointed with our magical mystery tour!  Discover the Outback with us on this fun flight packed with stunning scenery, interesting information and entertaining commentary.  Who knows where you'll end up .....

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Simpson's Explorer Heli-Tour (approx. 35 mins.) $355.00 pp*

Simpson's Explorer Heli-TourOne of our most popular tours.
You can't leave The Alice without seeing this!  Just 18kms west, the high craggy cleft of Simpsons Gap in the West MacDonnell Range is one of our most popular attractions.  Enjoy scenes of Honeymoon Gap, Simpson's Gap and along the Mt Gillen ridgeline for views over Alice Springs returning via Emily Gap.

Make your booking enquiry here.

Around the Gaps Heli-Adventure (approx. 60 mins.) $1550.00 per Charter

Around the Gaps Heli-AdventureThis great tour is now one of our private charters.

See more in an hour than you could in a day by road!

Discover the heart of the Australian Outback as we fly out to Jesse Gap.  On to Emily Gap and then over Alice Springs for views of the Old Telegraph Station and Heavytree Gap.  Marvel at Simpsons Gap before seeing Standley Chasm rising 60 metres out of the West MacDonnell Range.  Honeymoon Gap is your last flyover for your return to the airport.  What a trip!

Make your booking enquiry here.


Heli-ChartersNot enough?  Want to see more?

We have a host of additional Charters that will take you so far off the beaten track that you will wonder where it went.  A Heli-Charter of the Red Centre gives you an exclusive experience like no other in your own private helicopter!

Our itineraries are designed with specific locations and cultural landmarks in mind. You can visit some of the little known or hard to reach areas easily and comfortably.

We can create a personalised heli-tour just for you, or we offer a selection of ‘set’ itineries.

Below are some ideas to wet your taste buds.  These are a small selection of our most popular charters.  Have an idea for something else?  Give us a call or drop us an email and we can give you an idea of what you might be able to achieve.

Make your booking enquiry here.

Ayers Rock Heli-Express - a half day tour*

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Ayers Rock Heli-ExpressIdeal for travellers with limited time, this express helicopter flight from Alice Springs crosses the James and Gardiner Ranges and Kings Canyon (Watarrka National Park) before heading direct to Ayers Rock (Uluru) for an aerial tour.  There’s time to stretch your legs and refresh at Connellan Airport before boarding your return flight over Lake Amadeus, the largest salt lake in the Northern Territory and Palm Valley, a lush oasis of ancient palms and clear rock pools on the Finke River.

Make your booking enquiry here.

Rainbow Valley Rock Art Explorer Heli-Adventure*

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Rainbow Valley Rock Art Explorer Heli-AdventureFly to Rainbow Valley by helicopter.  Your private tour with Alice Springs Helicopters includes meeting with a traditional owner of Rainbow Valley, viewing ancient rock art sites and light refreshments.  Departing from Alice Springs Airport, you will fly south in your own private helicopter landing within the Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve.  You will then meet your host, a Traditional Custodian, who will share the spectacular Rock Art Site located within a private area of Rainbow Valley.  Light refreshments are enjoyed before boarding your helicopter for the return flight back to Alice Springs. This spectacular journey blends the style and comfort of private travel with ancient culture and features the colourful landscapes found within Central Australia.

Please note there may be photo restrictions at some sites.

Make your booking enquiry here.


  • Govt Seat Insurance & GST.
  • Free transfers and Flight Certificate.

Terms and Conditions may apply.

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Alice Springs Airport Precinct
Davis Drive
Alice Springs
NT 0870