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Aviair

Details & Facilities

Hours: 0530 - 1700 hrs - 7 days per week

Aviair operates Kununurra’s only fully air-conditioned fleet and therefore newest fleet of aircraft, with easy access to seating via a centre aisle (no clambering over the top of seats). All our planes have high wings and large windows for great viewing and your pilot provides commentary on every flight. We offer a range of air tours to the Horizontal Falls, the Bungle Bungle and Mitchell Falls. On our Bungles day tours we work closely with local business Bungle Bungle Guided Tours who aim to employ local aboriginal tour guides, sharing in their culture & history with visitors. Aviair operates in Kununurra, Broome and Karratha .


CHOICE | YOUNG | MODERN

Aviair have a large selection of scenic tours with a choice of air tours, or combination tours offering air, land, and water adventures by aircraft, helicopter, boat or trekking on foot and are proud winners of the GOLD medal – Major Tour & Transport Operator – at the WA Tourism Awards and the SILVER award in the Australian Tourism Awards.


SAFETY FIRST

Our young and modern fleet are maintained by an in-house team of qualified aircraft engineers. We are also audited by external, internal, and regulatory auditors on a regular basis. Aviair’s Cessna Grand Caravan is one of the safest aircraft types in its class and your safety is our priority.


*All aircraft air-conditioned

*Personalised pilot commentary

*Courtesy airport transfers from accommodation providers & caravan parks.

Description

Previously known as Slingair, we were established in 1984 and have grown to become the first choice for scenic air tours of the magnificently beautiful Kimberley region of Western Australia. Based in Kununurra, the heart of the East Kimberley region, with a base at Broome & Karratha, we offer a range of air safaris and tailor made tour itineraries. In addition we operate other essential services including emergency extraction, mail, private charter, regular passenger transport, photographic, and search and rescue flights to remote communities.

With over 30 years’ experience in remote outback aircraft operations, our personalised service will ensure your scenic air tour, charter flight, or air transfer are completed in comfort and style.


Map & Directions

Directions

Kununurra: 200 metres left of the main airport terminal, on Laine Jones Drive off the Victoria Highway.

Broome: Hangar 9 Gus Winckel Drive.

Karratha: 7 Norman Road.


News

Formerly known as Slingair Heliwork, we are delighted to introduce you to our fresh new brand. Aviair is the new name for Slingair. We operate the youngest fleet of aircraft in the East Kimberley. All of our aircraft are air-conditioned, have high wings, and large windows for your customers viewing pleasure. Our fleet of aircraft are powered by Pratt and Whitney Prop Jet engines, which are quieter than older style piston engines. Our pilot will present his commentary across the aircraft cabins PA system so your customers do not need to wear headsets.


Awards

Aviair was the winner of the Gold Award at the 2013 Western Australian Tourism Awards in the category of Major Tour and Transport Operators. Late in 2012 the Bungle Bungle Adventurer (Tour C) flight was listed as one of the top 10 experiences to do before you die by Frommers guide. Winner of the 2010 General Tourism Business award at Australia’s North West Tourism Awards. Winner of 2009 Travelling in Australia Magazine Australia’s 20 Best Experiences Award. Winner of 2007/2008 Australia’s Northwest Tourism Award General Tourism Award. Winner of 2008 Travelling in Australia Magazine, Australia’s Best Experiences Award, winner Best Air Safari Experience 2008. 2005/2006 Australia’s Northwest Tourism Award General Tourism Award. Winner of 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003 Western Australian Tourism Award for Major Tour and Transport Operator. Winner of 1996/1997/1998 Sir David Brand Award for Tourism. Placed into Tourisms Hall of Fame twice (1999 for Sir David Brand Award and 2001 for Major Tour and Transport Operator). Winner of 1997 Kimberley Tourism Awards, Aviation category. Winner of 1996 Western Australian Tourism Award for Significant Tour and Transport Operator. National Finalist 1996 Telstra Small Business Awards.


Cancellation Policy

DAY SCENIC FLIGHTS/TOURS:
24 hours or less prior to departure: NON-REFUNDABLE
24 hours to 7 days prior to departure: 20% of booking will be retained.
OVERNIGHT TOUR PACKAGES:
7 days or less prior to departure: NON-REFUNDABLE
8 to 14 days prior to departure: 50% of booking will be retained
15 to 30 days prior to departure: 20% of booking will be retained.
EXTENDED AIR SAFARI PACKAGES:
45 days or less prior to departure: NON-REFUNDABLE
45 days or more prior to departure: 20% of booking will be retained.