Scenic Flights

Come aboard our helicopter and view the spectacular scenery that the Outback has to offer. You will be truly amazed by the flat vastness and beauty of the country. Queensland Helicopters offers you a fantastic 10 minute scenic flight around Longreach and over the Thomson River. You will see the famous Stockman’s Hall of Fame and of course the Qantas Museum and static aircraft display Boeing 737 and 707 at the Longreach airport.

Stockman's Hall of Fame

Longreach Legends Scenic Flight

Top off your Longreach visit and discover Australia’s heartland from above.  Soar above Longreach’s legendary attractions, the Stockman’s Hall of Fame and resident jets at the Qantas Founders Museum.  View the ‘long reach’ of the mighty Thomson River as it winds it way west to the Channel Country.

AU$100 per person

Duration: 10 minutes

Min 2 / Max 3 passengers


River & Heartland Scenic Flight

Follow the winding curve of Thomson River on our extended flight west to the town weirs.  Keep your eye’s peeled for native kangaroos, eagle hawks and emus.  Take in incredible aerial views of Longreach, the iconic Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and resident jets at Qantas Founders Museum.

AU$200 per person

Duration: 20 minutes

Min 2 / Max 3 passengers

sunset flight

Outback Sunset Scenic Flight

Witness the magic of a mesmerising Outback sunset from the air.  Celebrate the day’s end as you toast the warm golden glows with a complimentary beer, wine or soft drink.  See Longreach’s iconic attractions and the Thomson bathed in colourful sunset hues.  Note: Sunset quality varies from day to day.

AU$230 per person

Duration: 20 minutes

Min 2 / Max 3 passengers

Complimentary beverage*


Starlight’s Lookout Scenic Flight

Join our scenic flight to Starlight’s Lookout.  Legend has it that this lookout was used by notorious cattle thief, Harry Redford (also known as Captain Starlight) to survey the surrounding plains while stolen cattle were being rounded up. Walk to the top for a spectacular view of the open plains below and a complimentary beverage*.

AU$450 per person

Duration: approx. 90 minutes

  • Flight Time approx 50 mins

Min 2 / Max 3 passengers

Complimentary beverage *

Drovers Sunset Cruise

‘Design Your Own’ Scenic Flight

Would prefer to design your own scenic flight?  Here’s a few ideas. Join the Drover’s Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River following your your scenic flight; Fly to Ilfracombe to enjoy a cold drink at the historical ‘Wellshot Hotel’; Enjoy morning tea or dinner at a local property.  Call us to discuss options and pricing.

Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Winton & Dinosaurs Scenic Flight

Are you short on time, but are keen to see the Australian Age of Dinosaurs?  Consider a scenic flight transfer to this world-class attraction perched high on a spectacular mesa. Join a guided interpretive tour while you’re there.  This flight package can be adapted to include nearby Winton as well. Call us to discuss options and pricing.


*Routes, flight times, sunset quality may vary due to weather, other aircraft traffic, etc.  Cancellation conditions apply.  Subject to availability. Where complimentary beverages are included, please note that morning tea flights will include tea or coffee & afternoon flights will include beer, wine or soft drink.  Note: Beer or wine served to passengers 18 years or over.  

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