Manning River Aero Club

Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

Manning River Aero Club offers scenic flights of the Manning Valley. Enjoy spectacular views on a 30 minute, 45 minute or 60 minute scenic flight. Enjoy a pelican’s eye view of the Manning Valley, revelling in the spectacular view of some the Mid North Coasts most beautiful coastline.

Scenery on your flight includes the Lighthouse and fishing harbour of Crowdy Head, Crowdy Bay National Park, Harrington, Manning Point and Old Bar, or the popular Ellenborough Falls.

Simply ask the commercially licensed, experienced pilots to provide you with a quote to fly you to wherever you would particularly like to go – within reason!

There is also a flight school offering ultralight Ra-Aus pilot certificates to aeroplane commercial pilots license.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.


From $50 to $75

Scenic flight of the coastal areas of the Manning Valley including Crowdy Head, Harrington, Old Bar, Hallidays Point – duration time is 30 minutes.

Disabled Access

From $75 to $112.5

Scenic flight of the coastal areas of the Manning Valley and Great Lakes including Harrington, Old Bar, Hallidays Point, Tuncurry, Forster and Taree – duration time is 45 minutes.

Disabled Access

From $100 to $150

Scenic flight of the Manning Valley hinterland including Comboyne, Elands, Mount George, Wingham and Taree – duration time is 60 minutes.

Disabled Access

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