Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

Helifish tours are the best in the business, flying over impressive top end landscapes to abundant permit-only fishing grounds targeting the mighty Barramundi.

Enjoy a birds eye view of the Darwin CBD and waterfront precinct; the expansive wildlife rich floodplains of the Mary and Adelaide River regions or the biodiverse nature reserves of Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks, with their breath-taking escarpments and majestic seasonal waterfalls.

Combine your scenic flight with a Jumping Crocodile Cruise, exhilarating Airboat Adventure, private waterfall experience, or drop in for a cold one at a series of iconic outback pubs with our famous Heli Pub Crawl!



Full Day HeliFish is our signature experience and one of the Top End’s most highly regarded fishing adventures.

Travelling by helicopter allows us to cover large distances in a fraction of the time, accessing multiple remote locations in a single day, many of which can’t be accessed by other means of transport.

The scale and remoteness of the areas visited means we rarely come across others. As a result, the fish stocks are consistently high with great variety increasing your chances of success.

Target species include barramundi, salmon, mangrove jack and more. Every season one or more customers land their bucket-list “metery” on a HeliFish trip.

The habitats we visit stretch from the Cape Hotham and Mary River region (to the north east of Darwin) all the way south to the abundant floodplains, coastal creeks and estuaries of the Daly River and Anson Bay region (refer map below). Where we visit on a particular day will depend on a range of factors including the season, weather / rainfall, tides, recent fishing success and of course our customers’ requests.

Approx. 2hrs flying, 6hrs fishing, up to 5 locations

Depart 08:15 – Return 16:00

Disabled Access

Family Friendly


Our Half Day HeliFish showcases some spectacular Top End landscapes en route to fishing hot-spots located to the north east of Darwin.

Habitats fished include isolated stretches of pristine coastline, rivers, creeks and the abundant estuaries plus the billabongs, barrages and sprawling seasonal floodplains in permit-only areas of the Mary River and Djukbinj National Park regions.

Target species include barramundi, mangrove jack, salmon and more!

Our Half Day HeliFish is fantastic value and perfect for those short on time or wishing to pair a half day of HeliFishing with another iconic top end activity, in the same day.

Approx. 1hr flying, 3hrs fishing, up to 3 locations.

Morning tour: Depart 07:30 – Return 11:30

Afternoon tour: Depart 12:30 – Return 16:30

Disabled Access

Family Friendly


This legendary day out as part of the HeliFish Pub Crawl Combo combines two of the Top Ends favourite pastime – fishing plus time at the pub with our mates!

Spend the morning Heli Fishing our half-day sites followed by time at 2 iconic Top End pubs. Nirvana? We think so.

Morning – Half Day HeliFish & Afternoon Pub Crawl including 2 iconic pubs that Pilot will advise on the day based on season and conditions (Goat Island, Crab Claw and the Noonamah Tavern). Meet the people, publicans, characters and critters that make each one unique!

Depart 08:15 – Return 15:30.

Please note: drinks and pub food are pay as you go.

Disabled Access


A Pub Crawl by Helicopter? Have you gone troppo?

In what’s become somewhat of an institution in Darwin, the Heli Pub Crawl is one very cool way to beat the heat.

You and your mates chauffeured like rockstars between 4 of the Top End’s most iconic pubs. Enjoy incredible aerial views of Darwin and surrounds, flying along stunning coastline, beaches and estuaries, over creeks and seasonal wetlands with chance wildlife sightings along the way.

Meet the people, publicans, characters and critters that make each one unique!

Crab Claw Island Resort – beers on the beach!
Darwin River Tavern – feed me!
Goat Island Lodge – meet King Kai, surrounded by a moat of saltwater crocodiles
The Noonamah Tavern – The last shout – and one for the road?

Please note: drinks and lunch are pay as you go.

Depart 10:30 – Return 15:30

Disabled Access

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