Nautilus Aviation

Aeroglen, Cairns Area

For that once in a lifetime experience, every time, Nautilus Aviation offers one of the best ways to see the world’s natural wonders just outside their doorsteps.

With over 24 years of commitment to exceptional service, Nautilus Aviation have over 25 state-of-the-art helicopters across its bases in Queensland (Cairns, Townsville and Horn Island), the Northern Territory and New South Wales. Now also proudly operating Sydney’s ‘Westpac Surf Life Saver Rescue Helicopters’, Nautilus Aviation is one of the largest General Aviation helicopter company in Australia.

Departing daily, in Queensland guests can jump on board a scenic flight, enjoy a reef and rainforest day package, escape to a secluded sand cay, cast a line with HeliFish, design a tour of their own or, for the more adventurous, take the controls and fly themselves!

The sky is no longer the limit, it’s your new playground! Fly with Nautilus Aviation and 'Experience the Difference'.

Hangar 9 Bush Pilots Ave
General Aviation
Aeroglen, Cairns Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Tours

45 Minute Wild River Run Scenic Flight

Departing Horn Island out to the South, enjoy coastal views of the Albany Passage and historic Somerset, to views of the magnificent Jacky Jacky estuarine system and Wild River region. The tour also offers sights of white sandy coves and Australia's most northern tip.

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$420.00 $420.00
45 Minute Western Adventure Scenic Flight

Departing from Horn Island and flying over Crab Island, soak up the breath-taking scenery of the western coastline. This tour offers an exceptional perspective of the region and if you're lucky, sightings of crocodiles, sharks, turtles and even dugongs!

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$420.00 $420.00
45 Minute Torres Tour

There is no better way to fully appreciate the maze of reefs and island that make up this stunning region the by helicopter. Your bird's eye view of Horn, Thursday, Hammond Goods and Prince of Wales Islands, will add a whole new dimension to your Cape Your experience.

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$420.00 $420.00

The perfect experience for getting ones bearing amongst the many islands of the Torres Strait. Enjoy a picturesque flight over Thursday Island and take in the sights of the historic WWII ruins on Goods Island, the Stone Church of Hammond Island and Horn Island's gold mining quarry.

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$280.00 $280.00

For the ultimate scenic indulgence, view the island-speckled Straits and 'The Tip' in one unforgettable tour. Fly past Thursday Island with its historic fort, WWII ramparts on Goods Island and Hammond Island's quaint stone church. Views of Friday and Prince of Wales Islands are also enjoyed on your return to Horn Island.

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$690.00 $690.00

Ever wanted to view the most northern point of Australia? Now you can - and with uninterrupted from row views!

Flying across the azure coloured waters of the Torres Strait, your helicopter provides magnificent photo opportunities of 'The Tip' as well as Peak Point, Punsand Bay and historic Possession Island.

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$420.00 $420.00

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Thallon

Thallon, Balonne Area
Thallon was gazetted in 1911 and was named after the Commissioner of Railways, Mr JF Thallon. The town is surrounded by prime grain growing country and draws grain in from Weengallon, Nindigully, Mungindi, Dirranbandi and Thallon.

Hebel

Hebel, Balonne Area
In the little town of Hebel it feels like time has stood still, leaving behind tales of the Ned Kelly gang, Cobb & Co and dance halls. Hebel Hotel is a gem of a country pub. Colourful artwork by John Murray adorns the front of the pub, with the interior decked out in recycled furniture made from reclaimed bush finds.

Thargomindah

Thargomindah, Bulloo Area
Thargomindah provides the perfect launch pad for Cameron Corner – the point where three Australian states meet – the iconic Burke and Wills ‘Dig’ Tree at Cooper Creek and historic hotels at Noccundra and Hungerford.

Mungallala

Mungallala, Maranoa Area
Mungallala, said to mean 'food and water' is the site of a cypress sawmill, located about half way between Mitchell and Morven where the Warrego Highway crosses the Mungallala Creek. Mungallala originated as a railway town and is a wonderful place to stop for lunch and experience the workings of an outback town.

Wallam Creek, Bollon

Bollon, Balonne Area
Free Entry
The soil gets redder as you approach this great little western town, and sitting on the banks of the peaceful Wallam Creek is the tranquil town of Bollon. At the free caravan and camping area there are plenty of shady spaces to park the van for a few days on the edge of the picturesque creak, and an easy 1.

Cheepie

Cheepie, Quilpie Area
Cheepie is the friendly 'ghost town' of the Outback. The township formed when the railway first came through in 1914 and gradually grew to have a police station, blacksmith, railway station, tent boarding houses, butcher shop, bakery and two vegetable gardens.

Adavale

Adavale, Quilpie Area
Once a thriving town and business centre, Adavale's population has dwindled to around 15 today. Changing the planned railway line from Adavale to what is now Quilpie, was the beginning of the end for this pioneering town's prosperity.

Hell Hole Gorge National Park

Adavale, Quilpie Area
Free Entry
Hell Hole Gorge National Park is a remote park in the arid mulga lands of south-western Queensland. The park features Hell Hole Waterhole, the largest of several rock pools and seasonal waterholes that provide welcome relief in a harsh, arid landscape.

Eulo Five Mile Waterhole

Eulo, Paroo Area
Free Entry
The Five Mile Waterhole at Eulo is the perfect spot to throw a line in and catch Yellowbelly, Catfish and Yabbies. The area has good camping and you can bring your pets along too. Not interested in fishing - well don't despair why not take a bit of a bushwalk or do some birdwatching.

Mt Slowcombe Lookout

Yaraka, Longreach Area
Free Entry
Mount Slowcombe Lookout is located close to the small town of Yaraka. The panoramic view takes in the nearby Yang Yang ranges and plains and grazing lands of the surrounding country side. This is an ideal place to enjoy the stunning outback sunset or the glorious colours of a sunrise.
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