Nautilus Aviation offers one of the best ways to see the world’s wonders just outside our doorstep! Departing daily, jump on board one of our scenic flights, cast a line with Helifish, design a custom tour of your own, or for the more adventurous, take the controls and fly yourself! The sky is no longer your limit, it’s your playground!
With over 25 state-of-the-art piston and turbine powered helicopters across our bases, an impeccable safety record and valuable partnerships with top tourism operators, we are proud to offer you this program of unrivalled experiences.
Our friendly and highly trained pilots have a wealth of experience and their knowledge of Northern Australia will ensure your journey is one to remember.
10 Minute Scenic Flight
From $189 per person
Flying coastal, enjoy Darwin City’s vast and contrasting views, while discovering from above the sights that make Australia’s northern capital so special to the people of Darwin and historically significant. This flight gives you a true layout of the city, its history and landmarks pre and post-World War II and Cyclone Tracy.
Departing from Darwin, enjoy the same sights as per the special 60-minute scenic flight over Litchfield National Park’s treasures with a landing at a private waterfall on top of Litchfield National Park! Here, enjoy a quick getaway complete with swim and light lunch – perfect for couples and families and those wanting the perfect spot to pop ‘the’ question!
On this tour, you will arrive at four different kinds of watering holes where you will share a tale and beverage (or two) with the local publicans. Flying by helicopter, this pub-crawl, not only offers spectacular sights of the Top End, but also has you arrive with your own rock star landing at a selection of Darwin’s handpicked iconic pubs!
An airboat Safari with Wildlands and private helicopter transfers is a truly unique experience that takes you into privately owned areas that no one else can access. Gliding across seemingly endless floodplains of the Mary River Wetlands Systems, discover a vast array of native wildlife and amazing flora. Each tour is complete with experienced pilots and tour guides.
More than just fishing – this tour is a photographers dream! Expect to see vast floodplains teeming with wildlife, rivers, wetlands billabongs, sandy beaches and magnificent coastal red cliffs the return flight even includes a scenic flight of Litchfield National Park’s waterfalls PLUS a stop at an iconic pub to celebrate catching the ‘big one’ with a ‘cold one’.
Whether it be a small group tour or private charter from Darwin ethical adventures strives to deliver engaging educational tour experiences across the diversity of the Top End’s cultural and environmental landscapes.
Touring the top end is an absolute must if you’re looking for a truly ‘Australian’ experience in the land down under. The region’s largest city, and capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin, is warm year-round and its tropical climate will lull you into relaxation no matter when you go
Arnhem Land is a life experience realised. Towering escarpments, living culture, ancient rock art, Aboriginal people, beautiful billabongs and panoramic vistas. If you only choose one experience during your stay in the Top End, then make it an Arnhem Land day tour from Darwin or Jabiru. Once visited, never forgotten.