Helicopter Flight over Mount Gillen (20 or 35 mins) – Departing from Alice Springs


  • Fly over Mount Gillen for approximately 20 minutes

  • The explanations and commentary by the pilot to help you to get your bearings

  • The pick-up/drop-off at your hotel in Alice Springs

Essential info*

Duration 20mins, 35mins

  • English

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Climb aboard a helicopter and take in the breathtaking views over the region of Alice Springs. A thrilling excursion guaranteed!

Mount Gillen (or Alhekulyele) overlooks Alice Springs and Alice Springs Desert Park. There are various notable sites nearby, such as Anthwerrke (Emily Gap), Akeyulerre (Billy Goat Hill), Ntaripe (Heavitree Gap) and even Todd River.

After the transfer from your hotel in Alice Springs, you will head to the airport, from where your flight will take off. After some safety advice, you will take to the skies for around 20 minutes. Take in the spectacular views over Mount Gillen, Alice Springs and important surrounding sites, such as Honeymoon Gap and Todd River.

You can choose between a flight in the morning, in the middle of the day or at sunset (depending on availability).


When you book, you will be asked to choose your package:

  • 20-minute flight
  • 35-minute flight

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 20 or 35 minutes (not including preparation)
  • Time: varies
  • Departure point: your hotel in Alice Springs
  • Language: English
  • You are asked to reconfirm your attendance with the local service provider the day before your activity. You will also arrange an exact departure time. The service provider’s telephone number will be indicated on your voucher. Your hotel reception desk can generally take care of this call for you
  • Only one infant (0–2 years) can travel in the helicopter. A maximum of 4 participants can take part in this activity
  • For safety reasons, you will be asked for the weight of each participant when you book 
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The helicopter flight over Mount Gillen for approximately 20 minutes
  • Transfers to and from your hotel in Alice Springs
  • The explanations and commentary by the pilot

Not included

  • Drinks and snacks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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