Scenic Flights

Whether it’s a scenic flight over spectacular Wilpena Pound or a full-day Outback adventure, Chinta Air can take you to the skies direct from Rawnsley Park Station.

See the breath-taking views from the sky online here.

View the weather cameras pointing towards the Rawnsley Bluff and Chace Range here.

Wilpena Pound and Central Flinders Scenic Flights

An early morning scenic flight is the ideal way to gain an appreciation of the scale and grandeur of Wilpena Pound. You can also fly over the ancient landscapes of Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges. Available for a minimum of two people, up to four people.

  • 20-minute Scenic Flight $200 per person 
  • 30-minute Scenic Flight $230 per person 
  • 45-minute Scenic Flight $320 per person 
  • 60-minute Scenic Flight $420 per person 

Any child (age 3 years to 13 years) flies for HALF PRICE with two adults (on scenic flights only).

Lake Torrens Flyover

This 2.5 hrs flight shows you the amazing contrast between the majestic Flinders Ranges and the rough and rugged western plains of Lake Torrens. The tour takes in Wilpena Pound, the Heysen Range including Bunyeroo & Brachina Gorge, Parachilna Gorge, Leigh Creek, Andamooka and Lake Torrens.  Available for 2-4 passengers. (No landings.)

Flights depart as per booking.

  • $535 per person (4 passengers)
  • $705 per person (3 passengers)
  • $1040 per person (2 passengers)

Lake Eyre (Kati Thanda) Full-Day Tour

This classic Outback tour takes in Leigh Creek, Lake Eyre South and North, Andamooka and Lake Torrens, with a lunch stop at the William Creek Pub. Available for 2-4 passengers.

With an area that is 144km long and 77km wide (the same size as the country of Qatar), the lake is a vast expanse of salt, derived from the evaporation of floodwaters over thousands of years. The lake is filled by water from a catchment area which lies across three states and encompasses one sixth of Australia. Water flows into the lake about once every eight years, but rarely fills to capacity.

  • $995 per person (4 passengers)
  • $1085 per person (3 passengers)
  • $1445 per person (2 passengers)
  • $3255 family rate (2 adults, 2 children aged 3 to 13)

PRIVATE: $1305 per person (3 passengers) / $1935 per person (2 passengers)

Departure: 9:30am Bookings essential. Returns: 4:30pm (approximately)


  • Morning flight over Wilpena Pound
  • Bunyeroo, Brachina & Parachilna Gorges, Leigh Creek (township and coalfields), Marree Man, Lake Eyre South & the bottom third of Lake Eyre North.
  • Lunch at William Creek Hotel (inc tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks.)
  • Afternoon flight from William Creek to Andamooka, Lake Torrens, and Wilpena Pound.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS (must be requested at the time of booking):

Fly to the Northern tip of the Lake for possible views of birdlife, and if any water is flowing in from the Warburton Creek. Extra - $150 per person. 

Fly over the Painted Hills on Anna Creek Station (the Hills are not accessible by road.) Extra - $210 per person.

Arkaroola Adventure Full Day Tour

Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is located at the Northern end of the Flinders Ranges in rugged landscapes. Fly over the Ranges at sunrise before landing at the Sanctuary to join a shared 4WD Ridgetop Tour - so steep that only Arkaroola guides are permitted to drive it. You will enjoy morning tea and spectacular views at the famed Sillers Lookout.

Complete the experience with a light lunch at Arkaroola before the return flight via Blinman, Brachina Gorge and Wilpena Pound.

Available for 2-4 passengers.

  • $775 per person (4 passengers)
  • $820 per person (3 passengers)
  • $1070 per person (2 passengers)
  • $650 per child (age 3 to 13, if travelling with 2 or more adults)
  • $2460 family rate (2 adults, 2 children aged 3 to 13)

Departs: 6:30am. Returns: 4pm (approx.)


  • Scenic flight from Rawnsley Park Station to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary.
  • Seats on shared 4WD tour with guide - Arkaroola's Ridgetop Tour. 
  • Morning tea, light lunch (with choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks).

Arkaroola Flyover

This 2 hrs excursion starts from Rawnsley Park Station to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary via Blinman, Parachilna Gorge, Brachina & Bunyeroo Gorge and finishes off with glorious views of Wilpena Pound. 

Please note this flight does not include landing at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. 

Flights depart as per booking.

  • $420 per person (4 passengers)
  • $560 per person (3 passengers)
  • $840 per person (2 passengers)


Call (08) 8648 0700 or email for bookings and further information

Prices valid from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025. RRP may vary due to operational reasons or fuel levy. Flights not available on Tuesday or Christmas Day. 

All flights depart from Rawnsley Park Station airstrip. Flight departs with a minimum of 2 passengers. We accept payment during the boarding procedures - we accept Visa, Mastercard, EFTPOS, or cash. (No additional fees if paid by credit card.) We are unable to welcome on board any individual who weighs 130kgs or more. Please be aware that all aircraft have strict weight limits, so we advise that the combined weight of everyone in your party may be a factor.

Flights may be delayed rescheduled or cancelled without notice due to weather (including, but not limited to, low cloud, string winds or severe turbulence), operational requirements, or aircraft maintenance.