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  • The MV Great Escape - heli equipped with an expert crew

  • Enjoy scenic flights over the Kimberley with MV Great Escape's private helicopter

  • Enjoy heli-picnics and sundowners in the most magnificent places

  • See some of the most spectacular scenery in the outback

  • Swim in local water holes in the Top End

  • Personalised service the whole adventure with such a small group

  • Sail through the magnificent Kimberley Coast

  • Swim at isolated beaches, best of all there's not a footprint in sight.

  • Dine on the most exquisite food on board MV Great Escape

  • Stay at the El Questro Homestead which consistently features at the top of luxury bucket lists

  • Cockburn Range, El Questro Homestead

  • Miri Miri Falls, El Questro

  • Stay at the brand new indigenous resort in Katherine, Cicada Lodge

  • Stay 2 nights at Cicada Lodge, Katherine Gorge

  • Stay at Arkaroola, Flinders Ranges

  • See the spectacular, remote country side on board the famous Ridgetop Tour, Flinders Ranges

The Greatest Escape!

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Private Aircraft Tour

Includes: Pilbara| Kimberley Coast | El Questro | Katherine Gorge

A thorough exploration of this final frontier from air, land and sea Experience the sheer beauty of the rugged, isolated Kimberley coastline and enjoy deserted beaches in the sun. Stay on million-acre cattle stations; discover ancient cave paintings that pre-date the Pyramids. Marvel at a myriad of Top End wildlife and best of all, share these memories with only a handful of others.

 Expertly accompanied every step of the way, by a highly experienced and attentive crew. This journey is the combination of over 50 years experience in flying and sailing the Kimberley and Top-End region of Australia.

Tour Highlights

  • 4 nights on board luxury vessel 'MV Great Escape' cruising a stunning section of the Kimberley coastline, showing you places where the larger ships never get to see
  • Enjoy scenic helicopter flights over the Kimberley with MV Great Escape's private helicopter on board
  • Explore the gorges and ranges of the Pilbara including an onsite visit to the Rio Tinto iron ore mine
  • Stay at the El Questro Homestead which has been highly awarded and consistently features at the top of any outback luxury bucket list
  • Be one of the first to experience a new, luxury indigenous venture, Cicada Lodge located within the Sacred Lands of the Jawoyn people in Nitmiluk National Park
  • Swim at deserted beaches in azure waters
  • Fish for barramundi and other Top End prizes with your chef eagerly awaiting your return


"It was so wonderful to have had the opportunity to visit these marvellous features of Australia in such luxury and comfort. Thanks to all at Air Adventure, I enjoyed every minute!"

Meran, East Hawthorn, VIC


14 days

August 2 - 15, 2017 - SOLD OUT

September 5 - 18, 2018 - SOLD OUT

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Day 1 Arkaroola, Flinders Ranges Board the Outback Jet in Melbourne bound for the outback and beyond. The sheer speed of this prop-jet aircraft will have you in the Flinders Ranges in time for morning tea! This afternoon enjoy the truly spectacular and hard to get to parts of the Flinders Ranges on board Arkaroola’s Ridge Top tour.  This evening venture up to tour the galaxy on the Observatory tour.
Accommodation: Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, Flinders Ranges.



Day 2 Travel to Karijini/Pilbara Today you will fly across some of the most remote country in Australia with spectacular views from your very own window seat. With just a couple of two hour hops you will arrive in the Pilbara in time to check in and unwind at the Karijini Eco Retreat, your deluxe tented home for the next two nights.
Accommodation:  Karijini Eco Retreat

 

Day 3  Karijini National Park Enjoy a full day with a guided exploration of the truly spectacular gorges within the Karijini including the Joffre Falls, a picnic lunch and an opportunity to swim at Fern Pool.  Make sure you have plenty of memory on your camera, you will need it here!
Accommodation:  Karijini Eco Retreat

 

Day 4 Tom Price to Broome Be fascinated this morning with a brief but detailed look at one of the largest open cut iron-ore mines in the world. Enjoy lunch in town before taking off northward to Broome.  
Accommodation: world class Cable Beach Club Resort with direct access to Cable Beach.



Day 5 Kimberley Coastal Cruise begins This morning the Outback Jet will fly you over the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago before touching down at a remote airfield at One Arm Point. The friendly crew from the Great Escape await your arrival to transfer you to your luxury adventure cruise ship, your home for the next four nights. This afternoon there is opportunity to fish, swim in freshwater rockpools, view waterfalls from the tenders or experience the coastline from the onboard helicopter. You may just choose to sit on the foredeck and soak in the amazing scenery in this remote part of the world.
Accommodation: MV Great Escape

Day 6 Raft Point Wake up in the shadow of Raft Point, on of the incredible geographical markers along an ancient Aboriginal ceremonial route. A hike up to a cave filled with Wandjina paintings and views over Doubtful Bay will be very rewarding. This afternoon visit Ruby Falls for a swim.
Accommodation: MV Great Escape

 

Day 7 Sale River Sale River is one of the most scenic rivers in the region with tidal estuaries and spectacular sandstone gorges. We will take the tenders for a BBQ lunch on a sandy beach under a rainforest canopy. Here you can relax in a multitude of crystal clear pools fringed with ferns as the crew stokes up the fire to prepare a fresh lunch. 
Accommodation: MV Great Escape

 

Day 8 Montgomery Reef is a true wonder of the Kimberley with a rich cultural history as well as an abundance of marine life including dugong and turtles. Your visit will be times in with the falling tide as you witness countless waterfalls appear in all directions.
Accommodation: MV Great Escape

 

Days 9 & 10 El Questro Station Homestead This morning say goodbye to MV Great Escape as you reboard the Outback Jet to continue to one of the most talked about jewels in the Kimberley. El Questro Homestead is just about the finest accommodation in the entire Kimberley, perched on the cliffs overlooking the spectacular vistas of this former cattle station. Air Adventure is the only tour company that books guests in to stay at the homestead. With our former station ‘Ellenbrae’ a nearby neighbour, we are very familiar with the area. For the next two days the Wilderness Park is yours to explore. Those lucky guests that stay in the Homestead get to experience the highlights such as Chamberlain Gorge, Zebedee Springs and at times when it is closed to the general public. 
Accommodation: El Questro Homestead

 

Days 11 & 12 Cicada Lodge, Katherine Gorge Cicada Lodge is a brand new indigenous business situated in Nitmiluk National Park, part of the Jawoyn peoples land. Here you will experience premium cultural and sightseeing tours, accommodation and cuisine. A highlight is the Nabilil dinner cruise on Katherine Gorge. 
Accommodation: Cicada Lodge

 


Day 13 Birdsville 
Depart the Territory this morning crossing the northern Simpson Desert arriving in the iconic frontier town of Birdsville. A local guide will take you out to Big Red, - the largest dune in the Simpson Desert for sunset before returning to the Birdsville Hotel for dinner. 
Accommodation: Birdsville Hotel

 

Day 14 The Dig Tree A short flight from Birdsville and your pilot will land you beside the Cooper Creek and Camp 65. This is the most significant camp site from the tragic Burke & Wills Expedition. Learn more about their expedition while walking around the infamous Dig Tree. This afternoon your pilot will set course southward for home.

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What's included in the tour price when you fly with Air Adventure?

In a word, everything! 

We make our tours as inclusive as possible so there are no hidden or unexpected surprises along the way, or a hefty credit card statement awaiting your return.

 

Included in the price for all air safaris is:

  • All private charter flights in the Air Adventure Outback Jet (where applicable) crewed by an experienced, Commercially Licensed Captain

  • Cruising on board the luxury MV Great Escape with a range of activities from boat trips, guided walks and much more!

  • All accommodation - the best available at every stop - from 5 star luxury to comfortable remote accommodation

  • All meals - cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner ranging from 2 courses to a 5 course degustation. We always aim to showcase quality and fresh, local produce at every destination

  • An experienced Air Adventure Tour Leader to ensure everything 'just happens' plus local and expert guides at each destination. These can be cattle station owners, indigenous elders, artists, conservationists, winemakers, artisans, geologists and many more authentic characters!

  • Wine is also included with dinner, carefully selected to complement the cuisine

  • All entry fees and permits to National Parks and Restricted Aboriginal Lands

  • All sightseeing and wildlife viewing drives, cruises and guided walks and tours

  • Complimentary DVD of photos from your tour

  • Complimentary Air Adventure drink bottle which also helps to reduce the impact on the environment along the way

Once you meet us at the airport for departure, there's nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!

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