The ultimate way to experience Glen Helen Gorge and the Tjoritja West MacDonnell Ranges
Fly over the serene Glen Helen Gorge down to the ‘Organ Pipes’ before making your way along the ridgeline of the ‘Caterpillar Dreaming’. Absorb the beauty of this timeless land with views of Gosse Bluff, Mount Sonder and the towering red walls of Ormiston Pound in the distance. All before flying back to Glen Helen Lodge down the historic Finke River. Approx 6 minute flight.
Fly over beautiful Ormiston Gorge and through Ormiston Pound, encompassing over 46 square kilometres in size. Take in the best views of Mount Giles (our third highest mountain in the NT). All this and still incorporating everything around Glen Helen Gorge. This flight is guaranteed to give away plenty of photo opportunities as you take in the incredible natural beauty of this amazing and unique landscape. Approx 18 minute flight.
Explore the Aboriginal cultural beliefs around magnificent Mount Sonder. Taking in everything our range has to offer, and seeing it like no other. With spectacular views of our top four highest mountains in the NT (Mt Zeil, Mt Edward, Mt Giles & Mt Sonder), Gosse Bluff, and of course a picturesque photo opportunity of Glen Helen, Ormiston Gorge and Ormiston Pound, with the backdrop of the West MacDonnell Range and the “Caterpillar Dreaming” backbone disappearing into the vast distance. Approx 30 minute flight.
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.