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Slingair and Heliwork WA

The Kimberley. A mysterious, ancient land. So remote, so immense, so rugged. It challenges you to discover it. But it guards its secrets well. Unless you take to the air.

The multi-award winning Slingair Heliwork WA are specialists when it comes to discovering the Kimberley by air. With scenic air tours, charters, air safaris, spectacular helicopter flights and ground touring options, we can show you the best the Kimberley has to offer.

Imagine going from the amazing rugged country side of the outback to the awesome pristine beaches of the Kimberley coastline. Encounter the Bungle Bungle and its amazing beehive shaped domes, the majestic Ord River – home to the elusive Barramundi, Australia’s largest freshwater lake – Lake Argyle, the world’s largest supplier of diamonds – the Argyle Diamond Mine, unique Aboriginal art galleries or take in the cascading waterfalls at the Mitchell Plateau.

Slingair and Heliwork WA have 50 aircraft so, no matter where you want to go in the Kimberley, we have the ability to get you there! Our award winning companies have been operating since 1984 and we concentrate on tours that can take you to the most remote areas of this magnificent Kimberley region – the last frontier.

Lose yourself in the unique beauty of the Kimberley with Slingair Heliwork Western Australia.

Touring Options

Six Magical Kimberley Days – Tour 6BTKAS

Day one – Broome to Geikie Gorge and the Bungle Bungle
Depart Broome for your flight to Fitzroy Crossing. Cruise on Geikie Gorge with Darngku Heritage Cruises. Reboard your plane before flying on to the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle, landing at the Bellburn Airstrip.
Accommodation: EastKimberley Tours Bellburn Safari Camp.
Inclusions: Flight, cruise on Geikie Gorge, lunch and dinner.

Day two – Bungle Bungle to El Questro Wilderness Park
View the spectacular massif with a four wheel drive/walking tour that takes in the remote northern gorges, Piccaninny Creek and Gorge and a picnic lunch in Cathedral Gorge. An exhilarating helicopter flight over the remote and inaccessible areas of the Bungle Bungle before you reboard your plane for the flight to El Questro – orbiting the Argyle Diamond Mine along the way.
Accommodation: El Questro Station Bungalows.
Inclusions: Four wheel drive/walking guided tour, breakfast and lunch.

Day three – El Questro Wilderness Park to Mitchell Plateau
Board your plane for an early morning flight to the Mitchell Plateau and be met at the airstrip by Kimberley Wilderness Adventures. Settle into the Ungolan Safari Camp and have breakfast before embarking on a four wheel drive/walking tour to the Mitchell Falls. View Bradshaw rock art, take a swim and have a picnic lunch at the falls before taking a helicopter “taxi” flight back to the carpark.
Accommodation: Ungolan Safari Camp
Inclusions: Flight, breakfast, four wheel drive/walking tour, lunch, helicopter flight, dinner.

Day four – Mitchell Platea to Cape Leveque
Board your plane for a scenic flight along the Pearl Coast to Kooljaman at Cape Leveque. Spend the day relaxing on the beach, swimming or snorkelling.
Accommodation: Kooljaman at Cape Leveque.
Inclusions: Breakfast, flight, lunch and dinner

Day five – Cape Leveque to Broome
Spend the morning relaxing on the beach before flying into Broome after lunch.
Inclusions: Breakfast & lunch.

Bungle Bungle and Lake Argyle Scenic Flight – Tour C

The flight path from Kununurra to the Bungle Bungle takes in the Kimberley’s best icons. Fly past the Diversion Dam, Lake Kununurra and over the Ord Irrigation area before crossing the Carr Boyd Range and Lake Argyle.

Aerial views of the Ord Dam and Lake Argyle takes 15 minutes. Fly past Lissadell homestead, over the Osmand Range and onto the Bungle Bungle where you get the best views of this ancient range for 20 minutes.

Orbit the Argyle Diamond Mine on the return journey. Every seat is a window seat. Tour duration is approximately two hours. For airconditioned comfort -choose our Diamond Class option which utilises the largest plane in our fleet, the Cessna Grand Caravan. This plane seats 13 passengers in air conditioned comfort, offers more leg room and does not require the use of headsets to hear the personalised commentary as it has an audio system that is easily heard.

Bungle Bungle by Helicopter from Turkey Creek – Tour B

This exhilarating helicopter takes you over cattle station country and Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park.

Fly over and through the spectacular Osmond Range, Bungle Bungle Massif, Beehive Domes, Picaninny Gorge, Cathedral Gorge, Horseshoe Valley and the Western Wall.

Bungle Bungle/Lake Argyle Flight and Argyle Diamond Mine Ground Tour – Tour X

Combine the treasure of nature with the treasure of the earth. This scenic flight offers views of the Diversion Dam, Lake Kununurra, Ord Irrigation area, 20 minutes over Lake Argyle and the Carr Boyd range. Fly over Lissadell homestead and on to the Bungle Bungle. Get the best views of this ancient formation comprising deep gorges and the beehive domes in the 20 minutes spent there.

Overfly the Osmond Range and orbit the Argyle Diamond Mine before landing. An informative ground tour includes an excellent lunch at the staff village. Closed shoes must be worn.

Kimberley Panorama – Tour APD

The only way to see the remote northern coastline of the Kimberley is by air. This flight takes you over tidal mudflats, mangrove systems, waterfalls and gorges. The flight path takes in the Ord Irrigation area, Ord River, cattle stations, Wyndham and the Cambridge Gulf before reaching the coast.

You then take you over the Berkeley River gorges, King George Falls, Kalumburu, Truscott airbase and Admiralty Gulf. Orbit the Mitchell Falls before stopping for lunch at Drysdale River Station. Return via El Questro, Emma Gorge and the Cockburn Range. Minimum numbers apply.

Mitchell Falls Cultural Experience, Plane/4WD Combo – Tour HCO

A one day, one night tour to the Mitchell Falls and the fascinating Mitchell Plateau. This tour departs from Kununurra by light aircraft after an early morning pickup from your accommodation.
Arriving at the Mitchell Plateau airstrip, we are met by our guide and taken to the Ungolan Safari Camp for breakfast.
Deaprtfrom Ungolan by 4WD vehicle to the Mitchell Falls, where you will take a guided tour of not only the falls, but also the many Aboriginal art sites that are located within the area. After lunch at the Falls and a refreshing swim, you will then have the opportunity to either walk out of the falls or take one of the spectacular helicopter flights that are available.
Overnight accommodation is at the Ungolan Safari Camp adjacent to the Kandiwal Aboriginal Community.
The following morning, you will embark o an 8.00am flight to Kununurraarriving at approximately 9.30am.
Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. (Please note: this tour is operated on small group size with Aboriginal guides accompanying the tour whenever possible).

Activites and Experiences at Slingair and Heliwork WA

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Flight
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park Car parking available on premises may be outdoor or undercover or security parking
  • Checkin Desk
  • Public toilet Facilities for personal hygiene
  • Waiting Area Waiting area is provided
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure Unusual and exciting experience or an endurance race consisting of a variety of adventure activities
  • The Arts
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational Proving visitor with some type of instruction or learning experience
  • Flora and Fauna Relating to Plant and Animal Life
  • Industry/Mining, Agriculture Relating to Industry, mining or agriculture
  • National Park A national park is an area that is recognised for its natural features that are protected by controlled access and usage
  • Nature based
  • Off road Vehicle with some or all content taking place off a sealed road
  • Outback
  • Remote Remote and usually uninhabited or sparsely inhabitd areas of Australia
  • Soft Adventure Experiencing some adventure but in comfort and style
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife Animals living in their natural environment or attractions that provide visitors with the opportunity to view a variety of wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Foreign Travellers Cheques
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Aeroplane
  • Helicopter

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