Cairns Helicopter Tour - Mount Mulligan - Outback

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Amazing Experience

From

au$1,200.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$1,200.00
Family: au$4,800.00

Tour Code: 560

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Cairns, the Rainforest and Queensland’s untouched outback terrain on a return scenic helicopter flight
  • Fly over the 18km sandstone ridge of Mount Mulligan, a natural landmark that is larger than Uluru and rich in Australian and Aboriginal history
  • Take a tour of the Mount Mulligan old township, historical cemetery and mine ruins
  • Enjoy a tour of the historic Tyrconnell gold mine
  • Visit Mount Mulligan Station and enjoy bush walking, swimming in water holes, mountain bike riding and even try your hand at mustering cattle 
  • Tour includes a gourmet picnic lunch with a glass of sparkling wine.

Take a journey back in time to one of Queensland’s most fascinating periods of Australian history. Your journey will begin with a scenic helicopter flight from Cairns over Queensland’s rainforest and untouched wild outback terrain.

Your private charter helicopter tour will have you flying around the mighty ridges of Mount Mulligan, a natural wonder that is ten times the size of Uluru. Land at Mount Mulligan Station, a 28,000 hectare working cattle station where you have the opportunity to muster for cattle, learn of Queensland’s cattle industry, bush walk, bike ride or take a dip in a swimming hole.

From here, you will enjoy a guided tour of Mount Mulligan’s historic township, cemetery, homestead and surrounding mine ruins. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch before re-boarding the helicopter and flying to Tyrconnell Gold Mine where you will enjoy a guided tour of this historical outback destination before flying back to Cairns. 

Mount Mulligan Australian Outback Experience

Departing from Cairns, your journey will include a scenic helicopter flight of Queensland’s outback and rainforest before arriving at Mount Mulligan Station, a 28,000 hectare working cattle station. Enjoy bush walking, mountain bike riding, swimming in water holes and a gourmet picnic lunch with sparkling wine. You will be guided through the historic township of Mount Mulligan before venturing to Tyrconnell Gold Mine. Enjoy a guided tour of this historical destination before flying back to Cairns by helicopter.

 

Your Coach Awaits

Begin your day with a courtesy pick up in an air conditioned coach from your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Palm Cove. Return coach transfers from Port Douglas can also be arranged at an additional cost.

If you are self driving, you can check in at the Nautilus Aviation office at General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure. Pick up and departure times will be provided when booking.

Upon arrival at the helicopter pad, you will be provided with a pre departure safety briefing before boarding the luxury helicopter.

Each guest will receive a head to set to enjoy in flight commentary throughout the scenic helicopter flight. 

Scenic Outback Helicopter Flight

Lift off from Cairns & enjoy the views of Cairns City as you begin your journey towards to Mount Mulligan Station. From the comfort of your luxury helicopter, you will be greeted with views of the Rainforest, mountains & gorges. 

As you soar above the Gulf of Savannah & Queensland’s outback, you will gain a true appreciation of the sheer size & diversity of Australia’s landscape. Be amazed by breath taking views of Mount Mulligan! Larger than Uluru, Mount Mulligan stretches 18km in size & is Australia’s oldest aboriginal site owned by the KuKu Djungan people. 

Throughout the flight your helicopter pilot will provide you with information about this remote Queensland region.

Mount Mulligan & Tyrconnell Gold Mine

Landing at Mount Mulligan Station, you will find yourself transported to a unique period of Australian & Dreamtime history. Explore the working cattle station & the historic homestead, enjoy a swim, muster for cattle, bush walk or  mountain bike.

After exploring the station, you will then enjoy a guided tour of Mount Mulligan township - once a mining town in the early 1900s, but today more of a ‘ghost town.’ Your tour will guide you through the cemetery & the historic ruins.

Continue on your scenic helicopter flight to the historic Tyrconnell mining town for a guided tour of the mines. Tyrconnell Gold Mine was built in 1876 & was once one of Queensland’s most famous of mines.

A gourmet hamper complete with glass of wine is yours for lunch.

Return to Cairns

After exploring one of Outback Queensland’s hidden gems, you will then board your luxury helicopter to make your return flight back to Cairns.

Enjoy stunning views of Tyrconnell Gold Mine and surrounding rugged outback landscape as you venture above the rainforest and back to Cairns.

Returning to the Cairns, you will farewell your friendly pilot before enjoying return coach transfers to your accommodation in Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Palm Cove.

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Included In Price

  • Return Helicopter Flight to the Australian Outback (approx. 90 minutes)
  • In flight commentary with headsets
  • Tour of Mount Mulligan township and ruins
  • Gourmet picnic hamper with sparkling wine
  • Tour of Tyrconnell historical gold mine
  • Return transfers from Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Departure times are flexible

Departure Instructions

Departs from Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation, Aeroglen, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Pick up times and location will be provided at time of booking.
  • Self Dive: you can check in at the Nautilus Aviation office Hangar 9, Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation in Cairns 30 minutes prior to departure
Destinations
  • Mount Mulligan
  • Australian Outback
  • Tyrconnell historical gold mine
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Half day

Available for Purchase / Hire

Return accommodation transfers from Port Douglas - Min 2 Guests

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Additional Information
  • Minimum 2 passengers
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes
  • One infant under 3 years of age may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations must be advised at least 48 hours prior to flight to receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours and 48 hours of flight will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of flight will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Weights of individual passengers and accompanying carryon luggage (max 5 kg) MUST be advised at time of booking. A weight variance greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg.

Cairns Helicopter Tour - Mount Mulligan - Outback

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Amazing Experience

From

au$1,200.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$1,200.00
Family: au$4,800.00

Tour Code: 560

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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