Arafura Helicopters Pty Ltd

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Alice Springs Helicopters, the leading provider of commercial helicopter services in Central Australia, is based at Alice Springs Airport.

Based at Alice Springs Airport, we also operate scenic flights out of town besides the Crown Plaza Lasseters.

Commercial operations were established in 1992 with the company now operating five helicopters and a maintenance facility.

We offer a broad range of helicopter services from scenic flights and heli-safaris to filming and photography, mineral exploration support and search and rescue. Our focus is on maintaining the highest standard of aviation service and safety and a visible reputation for excellent customer care.

Our team has an extensive background in rotary wing aircraft and we specialise in remote area services covering many of the inaccessible areas of Central Australia. We employ qualified, locally based pilots with a passion for professionalism and flying in the unrestricted Australian Outback skies.


Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Sightseeing Tours






Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation


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After taking off you will soar over Alice Springs township before making your way to the famous West MacDonnell Ranges to marvel at the breathtaking Simpsons Gap. On the way back you will discover Mt Gillen, steeped in Aboriginal Legend of the ancient Dog Spirit “Uk-nool-ya”.

Minimum of 2 passengers for the flight to go ahead.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

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