Helicopter Tours & Scenic Flights

Nothing beats getting a unique perspective of the places you visit than seeing them from above. Whether you want to see Kings Canyon, Uluru and Kata Tjuta or Alice Springs and surrounds, there is a helicopter or plane or hot air balloon tour waiting for you to join.

Uluru     |     Kings Canyon     |     Alice Springs

Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Helicopter Flights

Professional Helicopter Services offers a range of helicopter flights over Uluru and Kata Tjuta, and further grand tours of the whole region.

Uluru Only

See Uluru from a different perspective. Experience Uluru’s almighty presence from one of their helicopters and witness the stunning scenery that is the Central Australian Outback. 15 minutes flight time, $165pp

Uluru Kata Tjuta Grand View Experience

This tour takes you to the western side of Kata Tjuta from which you can see the Olgas, Uluru, Mount Conner, and Walpa Gorge all lined up in a perfect row. The tour is 1 hour 20 minutes, with 36 minutes of flying time, $330pp


PHS Uluru Helicopter

Professional Helicopter Services (PHS) over Uluru

Ayers Rock Helicopters specialises in Uluru helicopter flights, with options ranging from quick flights over the rock to extended adventures in the surrounding region. 

Uluru Rock Blast 

This is your quick fix (15 minutes) to capture the monolithic beauty of Uluru from the air. Take in Ayers Rock Resort and the stunning surroundings on the way. $150pp

Uluru and Kata Tjuta

With 30 minutes on flight time, this spectacular flight will take you around both Uluru and Kata Tjuta. With a lot of cultural sites not visible from the ground, you will get to see a unique side of the national park from above. $285pp



Uluru from Helicopter

Uluru from Helicopter cockpit

Aerial view of Uluru from Helicopter

Scenic Flights

Ayers Rock Scenic Flights offer scenic flights Uluru to Kata Tjuta as well as safari flights over the salt flats of Lake Amadeus searching for wild camels.

Ultimate Outback Adventure

This is a dazzling six-hour comprehensive tour, including 2 hours and 15 minutes of flight time. The tour covers Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Lake Amadeus, Kings Canyon (the Garden of Eden and the Lost City), Kings Creek Station, and George Gill Range. You will have ground time at Kings Canyon to experience the region. $850pp

Uluru and Kata Tjuta Scenic

Experience the beauty of these great Australian landmarks with a guaranteed window seat and an unforgettable view! $238.50pp



Lake Amadeus

Aerial view over Lake Amadeus

Kata Tjuta aerial

Aerial view of Kata Tjuta with Uluru in the background

Kings Canyon

You can helicopter from Uluru to Kings Canyon or discover Kings Canyon alone with Professional Helicopter Services. Highlights include:

Canyon Dash

A quick 8-minute journey over the ancient canyon, allowing you to take in the grandeur of its vast red rock escarpments. $115pp

Kings Canyon Air Safari

Kings Canyon helicopter flights don’t come more comprehensive than this 3.5-hour tour (1.3 hours of flight time). The tour starts at Uluru and takes you over Kings Canyon and sets you down at Kings Canyon Resort where you can go for a wander in Kings Creek or soak up the beauty of your surroundings at the cafe. $845pp

Kings Canyon & George Gill Range

This 30 minute flight takes you over the 400 million year old canyon and view areas only possible from the sky. Continue the flight along George Gill Range and Petermann Pound before returning back to the launch pad. $320pp

Professional Helicopter Services - Kings Canyon

Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges

Alice Springs Helicopters offer a range of helicopter experiences ranging from romance to adventure. 

Range View Romantic

This is a tour that runs for 1.5 hours. The helicopter will take you up and set you down on a secluded spot atop the East MacDonnell Ranges where you can enjoy nibbles and drinks. Total flight time 30 mins, $385pp.

West MacDonnell Ranges - The Grand Tour

This is a 1-hour comprehensive tour of the most stunning sites along the West MacDonnell Ranges, including Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Brinkley's Bluff, Birthday Waterhole, Spencer Gorge, and Hugh Gorge. $850pp.

Heli-Mountain Biking

A truly unique experience, Heli-Mountain Biking transfers you to a selected mountain bike destination after you enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the MacDonnell Ranges.  $385pp

Alice Springs Helicopters

Other flying options


If you are looking for a unique flying experience, you should consider a motorless flight by gliding over the Central Australian outback with Alice Springs Gliding Club.

Hot Air Ballooning

Float across the Red Centre from above with the power of a hot air balloon. To get an understanding of the incredible experience you will encounter, read more here


Private Charter

Create your own itinerary, and charter a private flight. Spend less time in line and more time doing what you want with Chartair.


Outback Ballooning sunrise landing

Hot Air Balloon

Glider in flight

Glider from NT Soaring


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