Hinchinbrook Adventures

People love seeing Hinchinbrook from the air… it’s the quickest way to gain an insight into the intense beauty of the stunning landscape. 

From the tropical islands, the untouched beaches, the Great Barrier Reef, the Jurassic mountain peaks, rugged gorges, towering waterfalls, the lush rainforests, open woodlands, there is nowhere else on Earth where it is so easy to access such a diverse range of nature experiences

15 min Scenic Flight - $150 per person, minimum two passengers.

Departing from Ingham Airport – Liddles Air Service Hanger, you will head out over the valley’s sprawling cane fields to the Herbert River, following the Herbert up stream maybe seeing a crocodile or two. You will then be taken back over the Tyto Wetlands while tracking back to the Ingham Airport.

30 min Scenic Flight - $275 per person, minimum two passengers.

BEACH AND COAST FLIGHT

You will depart Ingham Airport towards the east via Victoria Mill Australis’s largest sugar refinery, then on to our most southern beach community, Forrest Beach. You will then head up the coast line over Taylors Beach then on to Lucinda, the home of the longest jetty in the southern hemisphere – 5.8kms. We will track back over the cane fields and up the Herbert River to the Ingham township and airport.

WALLAMAN FALLS FLIGHT

You will depart Ingham Airport towards the west. Out over our cane fields and cattle country towards The Great Divide. Once up on the tableland we track over some lush north Queensland rainforest before we arrive at the amazing waterfall Wallaman Falls. Wallaman Falls is Australia’s longest single drop waterfall at approximately 270 metres!

A truly amazing and breath taking flight.

1 hour Scenic Flight - $550 per person, minimum two people

HINCHINBROOK ISLAND

Your flight departs Ingham across the Herbert Valley to the magnificent Hinchinbrook Island. Flying over Lucinda across the Hinchinbrook Channel. We track north taking in the awesome sights and landscapes of the eastern side of the Hinchinbrook to see the waterfalls, mountain peaks and beaches. We then head back down the Hinchinbrook Channel to see the many estuary creeks and rainforests covered mountain slopes on the west side of Hinchinbrook Ranges.

FALLS AND ISLANDS

We start by heading west up the Herbert River over the cane fields of Abergowrie. We fly over the Herbert Gorge checking out Yamanie Falls, then the awesome Blencoe falls, hopefully spotting some crocodiles and wild cattle. We then head east across the Great Divide into the Hinchinbrook Channel and over Hinchinbrook Island towards Lucinda.

This flight is also available in a 1.5 hour flight for a more detailed look at Hinchinbrook Island.

1.5 hour Scenic Flight - $790 per person, minimum two people

This awesome flight takes us up the mighty Herbert River Gorge all the way to its headwaters seeing some of Australia’s best water falls.

You will take in Wallaman Falls, Yamanie Falls, Blencoe Falls and the spectacular Herbert River Falls at the top of the Herbert River Gorge. This end of the Herbert River is magnificent, and will leave you speechless with it’s huge cliff faces and big river boulders where the river has carved its path.

Heli-Fishing Flights and Tours

Price starts from $2,990 per person, minimum two people (maximum of 3 passengers per helicopter)

This Heli-Fishing tour operates in the pristine wilderness of the Hervert River Gorge, which is located in Girringun National Park.

Girringun National Park is over 1500 square kilometers and encompasses a myriad of Australia's most spectacular waterfalls which includes, Wallaman Falls - the longest single drop waterfall in Australia, Blenco Falls and Herbert River Falls.

The fishing tours are an immersive experience in the remote wilderness - inaccessible by any other means of transportation.

Your Heli-Fishing Adventure tour experience is both personal and interactive. These personalised tours are the perfect way to experience the Herbert River Gorge region in a completely new way.

Your private Heli-Fishing adventure helicopter tour will take you on an unforgettable adventure through some of the most pristine locations in Australia.

Once over the Girringun National Park you will arrive at some of Australia's most remote, fresh water fishing locations, targeting species such as Jungle Perch, Brim and Barramundi.

Tour guests will have access to multiple fishing locations during their tour. All fishing equipment will be provided as well as a gourmet picnic lunch and refreshments.

Tour guests won't need to bring anything, except cloased in shoes, sun safe clothing and a sense of adventure!