Flights From Strahan


Seaplane Scenic Flight - Gordon River Tour

Depart Strahan village by Seaplane for a scenic flight to the Franklin & Gordon Rivers. A featured highlight of this tour is a landing on the world renowned Gordon River. Other attractions on this exciting tour include panoramic views of Hells Gates and Sarah Island. Enjoy views of Frenchmans Cap as we join the Franklin River at Mt McCall. After viewing the white waters of the Franklin River you then experience a landing on the Gordon River John Falls, or you may choose to just sit on the dock and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this majestic river. Departing the 800ft deep Gordon River Gorge we follow the river to Macquarie Harbour and return to Strahan via the eastern side of the harbour past historic Kelly Basin and the King River.

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Helicopter Scenic Flight - Teepookana Huon Pine Forest

Departing from the Strahan waterfront helipad you will fly over dense west coast rainforests and then intercept the King River Gorge. Descending into the gorge we fly down river to arrive at Teepookana Plateau where we land in the midst of the 2000 year old Huon Pine forest. Enjoy a short walk to the viewing tower with 360-degree views to Macquarie Harbour and the rugged West Coast Ranges. From Teepookana you descend into the Gorge and fly down river, following the route of the acclaimed West Coast Wilderness Railway. Revealing panoramic views of Macquarie Harbour and Hells Gates we return to Strahan village.

 

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Duration

15 - minute experience

 Fares

  • 4 Adults: $135 per person
  • 3 Adults: $150 per person
  • 2 Adults: Please contact us for details
  • Child 3-11: $95

Helicopter Scenic Flight - Hells Gates / Macquarie Harbour

Departing from the Strahan waterfront helipad you will fly by helicopter to pass along some of the 35 kilometre stretch of Ocean Beach before flying over the ominously named Hells Gates. Rounding the treacherous narrow entrance you will then view the rugged coastline ships have to navigate on the entrance to Macquarie Harbour. Other highlights on this tour are views of the Cape Sorell Lighthouse, the second tallest lighthouse in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

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Seaplane Scenic Flight - Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair

Depart Strahan and fly to Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair World Heritage Area. We fly past Queenstown climbing over the lunar landscape of Mt Lyell and past the picturesque Lake Burbury to Mt Olympus. We then overfly Lake St Clair and the beginning of the Overland Track. We pass through the spectacular cirque of mountains - The Acropolis - before rounding Mt Ossa, the highest mountain in Tasmania. Following Mt Pelion and Mt Oakley we then round Cradle Mountain to reveal Dove Lake, Crater Lake and Fury Gorge, the deepest gorge in Australia. We view Barn Bluff and Eildon Peak and fly over Lake Margaret, the first Hydro dam in Tasmania with the unique King Billy Pine pipelines before we return to Strahan.

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Helicopter Scenic Flight - West Coast Mountain Peaks

Depart from the Strahan Village helipad flying over some of the densest rainforest in the southern hemisphere to journey to the peak of Mt Jukes – one of the highest mountains in Tasmania’s West Coast Ranges.As we round the mountain on our climb to land on the summit, marvel at the distinctive geological formations that comprise this majestic mountain. Take time out to sit on the peak and take in the panaromic views of Lake Burbury, Frenchman’s Cap, Mt Ossa, The Acropolis, Mt Olympus, Macquarie Harbour, the Southern Ocean and Cape Sorell and the lighthouse. Departing the peak of Mt Jukes our return journey winds down the King River Gorge amongst 2000 year old Huon Pines before disembarking back at Strahan Village helipad.

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