Kookaburra Air Tours
Kookaburra Air is a Western Australian family owned business originating out of Alliance Air, formed in 1990 and primarily involved with hire of aircraft to charter operators and flying schools.
Kookaburra was formed in 1996 to service WA as an air charter business – focusing primarily on developing air tours and scenic flights for the WA tourism industry.
In 2013, the company opened a base in Darwin to further service the air charter and scenic tour market in the Northern Territory for destinations such as Kakadu and Katherine.
All our pilots are friendly, service oriented, and have local knowledge on the areas of interest. They are flexible enough to meet the requirements of passengers while commanding a safe and professional flight.
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- Civil Aviation Safety Authority
- Quality Tourism Accreditation
Kakadu and Yellow River cruise
Fly out along the northern coast and follow the Mary River to Kakadu National Park and upper Alligator River where vast wetlands nestle in amongst a rugged northern landscape, carved out over millions of years by the infamous outback wet season. During the wet season we also fly over the magnificent Jim-Jim and Twin Falls. This unique landscape as seen from the air is truly is an experience you will not want to miss.
Your tour includes the famous one hour Yellow Waters Boat Cruise throughout the Kakadu wetlands where you will experience wild life close up.
Darwin Scenic Flight
Take in a bird's eye view of the beauty of Darwin City, Harbour and surrounds from your high wing aircraft, with plenty of photo opportunities.
Litchfield Scenic Flight
Fly in your own private fixed wing aircraft over Darwin River Dam, the Famous Rum Jungle Uranium Mine, and onto the majestic Litchfield escarpments with year round waterfalls and wetlands of the Reynolds River. Experience a bird's eye view of the Magnetic Ant Hills, Cascades, Lost City, and the many waterfalls of the area. On the way back fly north out over the inaccessible beauty of the Western Regions, and Darwin Harbour.
Litchfield & Daly River Scenic Flight
The Scenic Flight will show you the hidden corners of Litchfield, on of the Northern Territory's little known treasures, which are inaccessible by land. Experience a bird's eye view of the Magnetic Ant Hills, Cascades, Lost City, and the many majestic waterfalls and wetlands of Litchfield.
From there, fly south over crocodile-breeding wetlands of the Daly River, to the wide Day River delta as it spills into the sea. Then we will fly you back to Darwin along the remote west coast via Channel Point, Crab claw island and Darwin Harbour.
Kakadu & Mary River Scenic Flight
Fly out along the Adelaide River and out over the Mary and Wildman River Wetlands to Kakadu National Park. See vast wetlands nestled in amongst a rugged northern landscape, carved out over millions of years by the infamous outback wet season. During the wet season, also fly over the magnificent Jim-Jim and Twin Falls. This unique landscape teeming with wildlife as seen from the air is truly an experience you will not want to miss.
Katherine Gorge Water and Air Tour
Includes Helicopter Scenic & River Cruise.
The Pinnacle of Top End experiences, our Katherine Gorge Tour combines air, water and ground touring to experience everything Katherine Gorge has to offer. You'll see every aspect of the spectacular gorges, as well as the ancient, spiritual landscape that stretches across the Northern Territory. After a scenic flight from Darwin over Katherine, a boat cruise through the winding gorges awaits you. This tour also includes a helicopter tour through the more inaccessible parts of the gorges.
Kakadu and Katherine Gorge Full Day Tour
Includes Helicopter Scenic Flight (20 mins duration) & Yellow Water Cruise.
Fly from Darwin south to the Katherine Gorges for a scenic flight by plane and a helicopter scenic flight through the gorges. Then fly out to Kakadu National Park and the upper Alligator River, where vast wetlands stretch out across the vast and rugged northern landscape, carved out over millions of years by the infamous wet season. During the wet also fly over the magnificent Jim-Jim and Twin Falls. Complete the experience with a yellow waters cultural cruise, before returning to Darwin.
Bungle Bungles and Lake Argyle Day Tour
Take a scenic flight along the coast of the Northern Territory and Western Australia, with stunning sights along the way. Experience a scenic flight of the Bungle Bungles, and the mighty Ord River, before viewing the massive freshwater expanse known as Lake Argyle. Then return flight to Darwin.
Crab Claw Half Day
Fly out over Darwin City, then see the Harbour and surrounding areas from above in your high wing aircraft. View the coastline leading to Cox Peninsula and Crab Claw Island, and touch down on this tropical coastal escape for a half day of fishing, swimming, exploring, or simply relaxing. Have lunch at the local bar, before taking off for Darwin and arriving back at Kookaburra Air.
Tour can be customised upon request.