Scenic Helicopter Flights

The ultimate way to experience Wilpena Pound and the Tjoritja West MacDonnell Ranges

Glen Helen Gorge - Serene

Ideal for the first-timers. Fly out over picturesque Glen Helen Gorge and past the ‘Organ Pipes’. Views to the south and beyond of Glen Helen and as we head back, observe the legend of the Aboriginal ‘Caterpillar Dreaming’. Approx 6 minute flight.

  • 75 per adult (2+ adults)

Finke River - Awesome

Fly out over Glen Helen Gorge and past the ‘Organ Pipes’. Extend further down the Finke River, viewing Gosse Bluff, Mount Sander and the towering red walls of Ormiston Pound in the distance. Cross the ridge line over the ‘Caterpillar Dreaming’ and absorb the beauty of this timeless land. Approx 12 minute flight.

  • 150 per adult (2+ adults)

Ormiston Gorge - Spell Binding

Plenty of photo opportunities as we explore this natural phenomenon from the air. Fly into the Pound over Ormiston Gorge and past the headwaters of the legendary Finke River and majestic Mount Sonder before returning to Glen Helen via the gorge and the Finke River. Approx 18 minute flight.

  • 210 per adult (2+ adults)

Mount Sonder - Soar Like the Eagles

Spectacular views of the 3 highest mountains in the Northern Territory emerge as we climb towards the rugged crest of Mount Sonder. Continue to Ormiston Gorge and the Pound to see this natural geographical feature following the ancient Finke River back to Glen Helen. Approx 30 minute flight.

  • $350 per adult (2+ adults)

Gosse Bluff - Blast From the Past

Only 14 2 million years old, this is one of the world’s largest and most significant meteorite impact craters. Fly over Glen Helen Gorge and Finke River to Gosse Bluff, circle the rim as Mt Zeil, Mt Razorback and Mount Sander provide the perfect backdrop for those once in a lifetime photos. Get a true feel for this ancient landscape dating back between 300 and 1,000 million years. Approx 45 minute flight.

  • 550 per adult (2+ adults)

About Our Heli Tours

Alice Springs Helicopters operate scenic flights from our base at Glen Helen Lodge, in the West MacDonnell Ranges.

They operate under the Alice Springs Helicopters AOC providing scenic and charter flights by highly experienced commercial pilots with extensive outback experience.

Weight limitations apply. Oversized passengers may be required to purchase an additional seat.

Flight times may vary depending on passenger weights, weather conditions and helicopters in use.