Scenic Flights by Air Wilpena

The ultimate way to experience Wilpena Pound and the Ikara Flinders Ranges

20 minute Scenic Flight

This flight provides a fantastic view of our surrounds where you will see Wilpena Pound from the air with the resort nestled in among the River Red Gums just near the Pound Gap. You will also see the Elder Range, Edeowie Gorge, Lake Torrens, the Heysen Range and St. Mary Peak.

  • 169 per adult (2+ adults)
  • 129 per child (4~13 years) Infants free.*

30 Minute Scenic Flight

This flight takes you slightly further and completes a circuit of Wilpena Pound where your pilot will point out the Elder Range, Edeowie Gorge, Heysen Range, Lake Torrens, Bunyeroo Gorge, Brachina Gorge, St Mary Peak and the Pound Gap. You will clearly see how the Flinders Ranges appear to be a backbone on the landscape. An extraordinary sight and great for photographers.

  • 199 per adult (2+ adults)
  • 149 per child (4~13 years) Infants free.*

1 Hour Scenic Flight

This flight takes you beyond Wilpena Pound over the Western Plains, Parachilna township, Parachilna Gorge, Blinman township and Copper Mine, the Bunkers Range and Skytrek 4WD track. You will see clearly the backbone shaped Flinders Ranges and the varying colours and textures of this ancient and beautiful landscape.

  • 299 per adult (2+ adults)
  • 249 per child (4~13 years) Infants free.*

Lake Eyre & Muloorina Station

Tour duration: 4 hours (Flying time: 3.5 hours)

Enjoy excellent views of Outback South Australia with a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and Brachina Gorge. Pass over Parachilna, the township of Marree and awe-inspiring Lake Eyre. After marvelling at the vastness of Lake Eyre, land at Muloorina Station, a remote 400,000 hectare property south of Lake Eyre. The return flight passes over the Leigh Creek open-cut coal fields and the Gammon Ranges.

  •   $985 per passenger (2 - 3 passengers)
  •   $840 per passenger (4+ passengers)
  •   $420 per child (with 2 paying adults | 4~13 years)

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Lake Eyre & William Creek

Tour duration: 6 hours (Flying time: 4 hours) Lunch included.

Excellent views of outback South Australia beginning with a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and Brachina Gorge. Pass over Parachilna, the Leigh Creek open-cut coal fields, the township of Marree, Muloorina Station and the awe-inspiring Lake Eyre. After marvelling at the wonders of Lake Eyre, land at the remote town of William Creek for lunch (population 10 at last count). Return via the beautiful Painted Hills, the Breakaway Country, the Andamooka opal fields and Lake Torrens.

  •  $1100 per passenger (2 - 3 passengers)
  •   $960 per passenger (4+ passengers)
  •    $450 per child (with 2 paying adults | 4~13 years)

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OPTIONAL - Warburton Grove Extension

Extend your viewing time and see where the water enters from the top of the Lake. If the rivers are flowing with water, it is common to see an abundance of birdlife at the Warburton Groove. A highly recommended experience. (Only available with the 6 hour flight).

Warburton Groove price supplement:

  • 200pp (2 - 3 passengers)
  •    65pp (4+ or more passengers)

NOTE:

  • Prices: Flight prices are subject to change. Fuel levies may be added if required.
  • Payments: A 2% credit card surcharge applies for credit card payments
  • Minimum numbers: Each flight listed requires a minimum of two adults
  • Children: Child prices apply to children 12 years and under
  • Infants: Infants 3 years and under fly on parents lap with child seatbelt
  • Operations: Scenic flights are operated by Wrights Air

About Air Wilpena

Air Wilpena operates scenic flights from their base at Wilpena Pound Resort, in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges.

It operates under the LA & AM Matthews AOC providing scenic and charter flights by highly experienced commercial pilots with extensive outback experience.