SOUTHWEST ADVENTURE

Flight Time: Approx. 60 Minutes

SOUTHWEST ADVENTURE

Southwest World Heritage Area

Tour

SOUTHWEST ADVENTURE

Flight Code

CDL5

Flight Time

Approx. 60 minutes

Aircraft

SQUIRREL

Seat Capacity

Max. 5 persons + Pilot

Cost

from $2800 per flight

Important

Seat Capacity and Cost may vary due to aircraft type and availability.
The Squirrel is our largest aircraft available.
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The Southwest Adventure starts at our helipad at the northern end of the
Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre and departs via Cradle Mountain and Fury Gorge route.

The flight then leaves the Fury Gorge behind and tracks out through the heart of the Southwest World Heritage Area via the Eldon Range to the Towering Peaks of the West Coast Mountain Range. Treating us to astonishing views of the Southern Ocean, Macquarie Harbour, Gordon River, Strahan, Frenchmans Cap and the breathtaking Lake Burbury. Unquestionably the cleanest air in the world. On our way back we continue our trek north via Mount Sedwick and the Reynold Waterfalls before returning to our helipad. This trip comes highly recommended from those who have had that very unique and personal experience. You can truly feel that purity and tranquillity that Tasmania is renowned for.

Photo Quality: We recommend wearing dark clothes during flight to avoid reflection on glass from white / light coloured clothing.

Contact us today for full flight information and to personalise your experience.

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  • star rating  Such an amazing experience and highly recommend this adventure! The views are incredible, all over Cradle and beautiful view of Dove Lake. The pilot was great and chatted through the... read more

    avatar thumb Tanya S
    March 11, 2023

    star rating  None of the group wanted to fly - but I paid for two tickets so I could get a flight over Cradle mountain. 2 is minimum number of passengers. ... read more

    avatar thumb Apolonia70
    February 19, 2024

    star rating  The views were amazing as was the pilot. He gave us a rundown on what we were seeing without talking too much. We took great photos and it was the... read more

    avatar thumb 652laurelt
    October 1, 2023

    star rating  Worth every cent
    An incredible adventure that I will always remember
    The fagus was golden orange at the time we flew over the mountain making for an extra special... read more

    AliceAndTheSparrow
    April 29, 2019
  • star rating  After literally dozens of trips to Cradle Mt and many hikes on pretty much every track in the National Park, this was one experience that I'd never had. So I... read more

    Tim ONeill
    April 1, 2021

    star rating  Highly Recommended ! - Highly recommended!
    My helicopter ride was fairly short because of the adverse weather conditions - a low cloud ceiling & light showers - Josh the pilot was very professional -... read more

    Paul H
    December 1, 2022

    star rating  A fabulous experence and one that I would recommend to everyone. Our pilot was great and took us on an amazing flight around Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain and surrounding... read more

    Trisha C
    February 1, 2022

    star rating  A real treat! - We booked a custom scenic flight (approx. 45 minutes) and having kept an eye on the weather forecast, and as we knew it could be changeable in the Cradle area... read more

    SabineBogeCro
    February 13, 2023
  • star rating  First class! Absolutely amazing. We had the most fabulous flight over Dove Lake and Fury Canyon. We are not hikers and this was the perfect way to see Cradle Mountain.... read more

    AussieClan5
    February 11, 2021

    star rating  Simply Awesome! - Nick was fantastic and we had a wonderful time! Definitely something worth doing before starting your walks so you can get a sense of the magnitude of the place. We... read more

    sullivansf
    September 29, 2022

    star rating  Flew in chopper while snow covered mountain. $250 per seat for 20 minute flight. Stunning views of dove lake and surrounding mountain area.for me at my age, once in... read more

    brownchez
    November 1, 2018

    star rating  We went up with Steve the pilot he was really friendly and informative the scenery we flew over was just incredible what a stunning part of t

    Rachel C
    March 1, 2021
  • star rating  We did an hour long flight on Boxing Day (my surprise Christmas present). Absolutely stunning from start to finish. Albert the owner and James the pilot were both... read more

    Peggyleanne
    December 29, 2017

    star rating  excellent flight and highly recommended - service was exceptional. Our pilot Nick was very professional and very informative. cannot fault the service that we received.

    brendadH5670VV
    October 3, 2022

    star rating  Cradle under the clouds - We had a great 90 minute flight. Our pilot gave us lots of information along the way. Spectacular way to see the mountains, lakes and surrounding areas.

    vickirA2874QL
    January 23, 2023

    star rating  We did the 20min Cradle Mtn/ Fury Gorge flight. The weather was ideal & the scenery was fantastic. Nick our pilot was knowledgeable & easy to talk to.

    Terry D
    March 1, 2022
  • star rating  We'd booked the 20 minute flight via the company website and rang the day before to confirm the booking. Unfortunately, we were given a bum steer (not by the company)... read more

    ActRegular_traveller
    March 16, 2018

    star rating  We'd booked the 20 minute flight via the company website and rang the day before to confirm the booking. Unfortunately, we were given a bum steer (not by the company)... read more

    ActRegular_traveller
    March 16, 2018

    star rating  The knowledge about the area was first class .... really informative!!! Plus the skill level of our pilot (Nick) was obvious, he was in complete charge of the flight... read more

    shane d
    September 1, 2021

    star rating  We always like to take a helicopter flight to see the full view of the scenery. This time we did the 20 minute Cradle Mt circuit, and it was... read more

    Colint50
    March 14, 2018
  • star rating  A not to be missed experience while you are in the area. After doing a few walks go aloft and see where you have been and get views you cannot... read more

    Al5w1nn1
    January 1, 2022

    star rating  A must do adventure - The whole experience was fantastic, the pilot Josh is very professional and knowledgeable about the area and made it such fun. Bec the office girl was also great and made... read more

    956russk
    January 13, 2023

    star rating  My husband and I decided to take this scenic helicopter flight as an anniversary treat, but let me tell you, you do not need a reason to treat yourself to... read more

    Jessica H
    March 16, 2018

    star rating  Great time and well worth the views - Awesome time flying over the area. Weather was a bit iffy but pilot maneuvered perfectly to maximize our viewing. Loved the scenery and pilots stories and knowledge

    sandrasY625CF
    February 8, 2023
  • star rating  Great service, great pilot Steve, fantastic views just pick your days, we were lucky to have an excellent weather window. Value for money, one of those memorable life experiences. take... read more

    Stephen B
    August 9, 2019

    star rating  I celebrated my 60th birthday last week with 4 friends doing the Cradle Mountain & Fury Gorge 20 minute flight with our Kiwi pilot Tim. It was the most... read more

    Kuchs
    October 2, 2018

    star rating  First class! Absolutely amazing. We had the most fabulous flight over Dove Lake and Fury Canyon. We are not hikers and this was the perfect way to see Cradle Mountain.... read more

    Bren02
    January 1, 2021

    star rating  The knowledge about the area was first class .... really informative!!! Plus the skill level of our pilot (Nick) was obvious, he was in complete charge of the flight... read more

    shanedK7391XF
    September 8, 2021
  • star rating  We did the 10 minute scenic flight of Cradle Mountain with Cradle Mountain Helicopters and it was the highlight of our trip to Tassie. 10 minutes was enough to see... read more

    samindae
    May 6, 2018

    star rating  Great experience and very professional team - Amazing experience and provided great perspective of the national parks’ features. Great pilot (Nic) who was knowledgeable and friendly and mindful of how we were feeling about the experience. ... read more

    stevejl
    December 19, 2022

    star rating  We only did the 10 minute Dove Lake flight but the views were amazing! Time flies when you are in it but well worth it if you can afford the... read more

    Krazz
    April 1, 2021

    star rating  What an amazing experience. My husband surprised me with the flight. We were blessed with perfect weather and the mountain had a recent dump of snow so an added bonus... read more

    avatar thumb Christopher T
    October 20, 2023
  • star rating  We were only in Cradle Mountain for a one night stop over and couldn’t leave without seeing the mountains. Heard a chopper flying and immediately decided to take a flight.... read more

    Chris C
    November 1, 2021

    star rating  We opted for the 1 hour flight as a bucket list item for my brother - there were 4 of us and we had booked in for a Wednesday morning... read more

    Bob M
    May 1, 2022

    star rating  After visiting the Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake area we decided we must see the whole area by air. By chance we wandered back down to the booking office... read more

    marklV5102XU
    March 10, 2018

    star rating  A beautiful clear day and amazing scenery. I have flown in many helicopters and this was one of my favourite experiences.

    wendyf241
    June 25, 2019
  • star rating  Excellent - Excellent experience. Our pilot Josh was friendly, informative and professional. Was the best of our trip, highly recommended.

    Guide11212029912
    December 16, 2022

    star rating  We went up with Steve the pilot he was really friendly and informative the scenery we flew over was just incredible what a stunning part of the world

    652rachelc
    March 13, 2021

    star rating  What a great experience it was awesome to see Cradle Mountain from the air. It was a large helicopter, big windows to take in all the views & a... read more

    avatar thumb 126trishb
    June 2, 2023

    star rating  With young Luke at the control, I and my family took to the sky in his helicopter for a quick bird's eye view of Cradle Mountain. Luke gave us a... read more

    Hongkonglawyer
    November 30, 2017
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