Helicopter flights in Darwin: A guide to where, when and the best deals

A round-up of some of the best helicopter tours in Darwin and information on how to book them.

There are some things about Darwin that you can really only appreciate from the air, such as the beauty of nearby waterfalls and wetlands to what the 1942 bombing of Darwin must have looked like, or how devastating Cyclone Tracy was as it approached the coast back in 1974.

Experience all this and more on one of the following helicopter tours.


Helicopter flights in Darwin deals

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Up to 50% off experiences + extra 10% off with code

Valid on all dates, including over Christmas on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, ghost tours and more. T&Cs apply.

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2-for-1 experiences and activities

Buy one get one free on a range of experiences across Australia. Offers change regularly, but often include sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, hot air ballooning, quadbiking, jet boating, scenic flights, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, driving and rally car experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Helicopter experiences from $69

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample fare is for a Mount Coot-The tour in Brisbane. Destinations include Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast, Wollongong, Surfers Paradise and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 20% off experiences

Valid on select experiences and activities like skydiving, scenic helicopter flight, kayaking, whale watching and more. Destinations include Sydney, Byron, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Darwin and Perth. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 30% off flying experiences

Valid on select dates and experiences like hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flight, skydiving, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road and more. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Tourist Attractions & Experiences coupon codes

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16 Sep 2019 10% off local experiences 10F****
9 Apr 2019 Up to 50% off experiences + extra 10% off with code FIN****
2 Sep 2019 Rugby sale: Extra $5 off Japan activities and experiences with code AUR****
27 Aug 2019 Extra 15% off with code FIN****
10 Jul 2019 Extra 15% off first Groupon purchase BRA****

Where can I take helicopter flights in Darwin?

  • Airborne Solutions – Darwin and the Cox Peninsula
  • Nautilus Aviation – Darwin city and northern beaches
  • Remote Adventures NT – Darwin, Litchfield Park and Mary River Wetland
  • Coolibah Air – Mary River, Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge and Victoria River
  • Helifish – Darwin, Litchfield Park and Kakadu National Park

Our top picks

Best for price: Scenic Darwin Helicopter Flight, Nautilus Aviation

Best for price: Scenic Darwin Helicopter Flight, Nautilus Aviation from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Spend ten minutes in the air for $179
  • Take off from Charles Darwin National Park
  • See Darwin’s landmarks from above

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Best for value: Darwin City and Northern Beaches 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour, Nautilus Aviation

Best for value: Darwin City and Northern Beaches 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour, Nautilus Aviation from Viator

Highlights:

  • Spend 30 minutes in the air for $399 per person
  • Take in the beaches, sea cliffs and harbour
  • Listen to a live on-board commentary
  • Share the experience with no more than four other people

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Helicopter flights in Darwin companies compared

Book withPriceLocationDuration
RedBalloon (Nautilus Aviation)$179–$399Charles Darwin National Park10-30 minutes
Airborne Solutions$120-$390Stuart Highway10-40 minutes
Adventures NT$190-$850Fisherman’s Wharf20-90 minutes
Coolibah Air$230-$485Darwin Airport20-60 minutes
Helifish$300 - $1790Various30 minutes to full-day tours.

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