For that once in a lifetime experience, every time, Nautilus Aviation offers one of the best ways to see the world’s natural wonders just outside their doorsteps.
With over 25 years of commitment to exceptional service, Nautilus Aviation have over 25 state-of-the-art helicopters across its bases in Queensland (Cairns, Townsville and Horn Island), the Northern Territory and New South Wales. Now also proudly operating Sydney’s ‘Westpac Surf Life Saver Rescue Helicopters’, Nautilus Aviation is one of the largest General Aviation helicopter company in Australia.
Departing daily, in Queensland guests can jump on board a scenic flight, enjoy a reef and rainforest day package, escape to a secluded sand cay, cast a line with HeliFish, design a tour of their own or, for the more adventurous, take the controls and fly themselves!
The sky is no longer the limit, it’s your new playground! Fly with Nautilus Aviation and ‘Experience the Difference’.
Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.
Advanced Ecotourism Certified Adventure Air Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Australian Tourism Export Council Basic Disabled access available ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Non Smoking Sightseeing Tours The Ecotourism Association of Australia
Departing Horn Island out to the South, enjoy coastal views of the Albany Passage and historic Somerset, to views of the magnificent Jacky Jacky estuarine system and Wild River region. The tour also offers sights of white sandy coves and Australia’s most northern tip.Non Smoking
Departing from Horn Island and flying over Crab Island, soak up the breath-taking scenery of the western coastline. This tour offers an exceptional perspective of the region and if you’re lucky, sightings of crocodiles, sharks, turtles and even dugongs!Non Smoking
There is no better way to fully appreciate the maze of reefs and island that make up this stunning region the by helicopter. Your bird’s eye view of Horn, Thursday, Hammond Goods and Prince of Wales Islands, will add a whole new dimension to your Cape Your experience.Non Smoking
The perfect experience for getting ones bearing amongst the many islands of the Torres Strait. Enjoy a picturesque flight over Thursday Island and take in the sights of the historic WWII ruins on Goods Island, the Stone Church of Hammond Island and Horn Island’s gold mining quarry.Non Smoking
For the ultimate scenic indulgence, view the island-speckled Straits and ‘The Tip’ in one unforgettable tour. Fly past Thursday Island with its historic fort, WWII ramparts on Goods Island and Hammond Island’s quaint stone church. Views of Friday and Prince of Wales Islands are also enjoyed on your return to Horn Island.Non Smoking
Ever wanted to view the most northern point of Australia? Now you can – and with uninterrupted from row views!
Flying across the azure coloured waters of the Torres Strait, your helicopter provides magnificent photo opportunities of ‘The Tip’ as well as Peak Point, Punsand Bay and historic Possession Island.Non Smoking