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Scenic Flight
Scenic Flight
Scenic Flight

Nitmiluk Heli-Touring

Nitmiluk Scenic Flights depart from the helipad located 3km from the Nitmiluk Centre within the spectacular Nitmiluk National Park.

There are a variety of flights to choose from and all offer magnificent views from the air, with photo or video opportunities of Nitmiluk Gorge, the Arnhem Land escarpment and local wildlife.

Whether it’s an intense 3 gorge buzz, a breathtaking 13 gorge flight or private journey to your very own water fall or ancient Jawoyn rock art site. A Helicopter flight will give you a great perspective of Nitmiluk Gorge system.


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Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Scenic Flights; 3 - 13 Gorges

Whether it’s an intense 3 gorge buzz, a breathtaking 8 gorge flight or an aerial journey over all 13 gorges, there’s a scenic flight to suit everyone’s desires and budget. A scenic flight will give you a great perspective of Nitmiluk Gorge system with spectacular views from our state of the art helicopters. 'UPGRADE' on an 8 or 13 gorge flight and land on the rock escarpments at a remote site for a unique photo opportunity.

The Remote Upgrade option extends your tour a further 10 minutes and includes a remote landing for a unique photo opportunity on top of the escarpment of the Nitmiluk Gorge. There is no road access to this spectacular and secluded location and with not another soul in sight you will feel a deep connection to the natural wonder that is Nitmiluk! Bring sunscreen & sensible shoes. Available on the 8 & 13 gorge flights only.

13 Gorge Scenic Flight

Departing from within Nitmiluk National Park, embarking on your flight over all 13 gorges which make up the Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge system will take your breath away.

Your Pilot will provide commentary along the way to explain how formation of the gorge took place and the cultural significance to the traditional owners, the Jawoyn.

Upgrade your flight to include a landing site on the cliff tops of the 10th Gorge. A site unreachable by any other means other than Helicopter! Additional costs will apply.


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