Terms & Conditions

Operational Conditions apply on all flights.

With exception to the Cradle Mountain and Fury Gorge Adventure Flight (CDL2) which is priced per passenger with a minimum of 2 paying adults, the prices as stated on this website are for the entire flight, and do not depend on the number of passengers flying.  All flight times are an approximate and depend on operational conditions (weather, ATC, etc).  Aircraft utilised have weight restrictions and may not be able to accommodate all seats to be occupied.

Bookings can be made via our website, email, and / or telephone, bookings received via our website and email will receive a booking confirmation, please check your junk mail.  Flights cancelled by the pilot due to weather will be rescheduled where possible.  All flights are subject to pilot discretion, weather conditions, and availability.  The Pilot in Command will have the final decision.  Prices are inclusive of GST and subject to change without notice, please contact our office for the most up to date prices.

Flights are covered by airline passenger liability insurance, this does not include loss of any personal items during the flight, please ensure that you adhere to all safety procedures prior, during and after the flight.

Cradle Mountain Helicopters do not accept liability for failure to make connections with any other service.

We reserve the right to refuse carriage – intoxicated persons will be refused carriage and no refund payable.

Due to Aviation Regulations, we require all passengers’ names, address, contact number and weight before the flight.  Please advise us if you will be bringing luggage on board, weight conditions apply to all flights.

Should a customer advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to cancel and no refund will apply.

Meals and refreshments are not included.

Payment Terms
Payment in full is required prior to departure. Payment methods available in AUD Currency; Cash, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard and Bankcard.

Gift Vouchers
Redemption of gift vouchers can be used for the nominated flight / value or can be used towards a flight of higher value.

Arrival Time
Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your flight to allow for passenger briefing.

Cancellation Policy
We request that customers provide reasonable notice for cancellation.  At least 48 hours is preferable. Cradle Mountain Helicopters will attempt to provide 48 hours’ notice in the event of unsuitable weather and flying conditions.  Please note that emergency services shall take precedence during periods of natural disasters, i.e. bush fires.

Location
For bookings and enquiries:

Cradle Mountain Helicopters is located North of the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre.

3845 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain.

Our Hangar is easily identified by 2 large blue hangars and Cradle Mountain Helicopters signage on the gate and hangar. The first establishment once you turn onto Cradle Mountain Road is the Cradle Mountain Hotel on the right hand side, we are a further 500 metres along the road on the left hand side.

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  • 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 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  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

    shanedK7391XF
    September 8, 2021
  • 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 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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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 O
    May 7, 2021
  • 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  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  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

    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  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  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  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
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