Scenic flights in Tasmania: A guide to where, when and the best deals

Before you book a scenic flight in Tasmania, take a minute to look at this handy tip-filled guide.

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There are some parts of Tasmania that are pretty hard to get to on foot. Make life easier for yourself by booking a scenic plane flight.

50 minutes in the sky can get you to remote and unspoilt places like Southwest National Park and the Freycinet Peninsula, with its pink granite peaks.

Here are a few of the top itinerary choices to chew over.


Scenic flights in Tasmania deals

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Up to 48% off Australia experiences + an extra 10% off with code

Verified 3 days ago
Available on activities including hot air balloon flights, jet boat rides, scenic flights, whale watching cruises, day tours, painting classes and more. Must purchase 2 or more vouchers. Destinations include Gold Coast, Whitsundays, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 23% off flying experiences plus an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include hot air ballooning, skydiving, helicopter scenic flights. Destinations include Whitsundays, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.
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Extra $10 off Northern Territory activities with code

Available on select dates and activities include sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights and scenic flights. Minimum spend of $300 required. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 12% off Sydney activities

Expires 31 Dec 2021
Available on select dates until December 2021 on activities including sightseeing cruises, skydives, scenic flights, hot air balloon flights and dining experiences.
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Up to 31% off things to do in the Gold Coast

Available on select dates for activities like driving experiences, hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, jet skis and jet boat rides, skydives, whale watching cruises and more.
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Up to 38% off things to do in Perth

Available for activities like sightseeing tours, attraction passes, tandem skydives, helicopter scenic flights, kid's soccer trainings and more.
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Up to 23% off Australia flight experiences

Available on select travel dates on hot air balloon flights, scenic flights, aerobatic flights and more. Destinations include Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Byron Bay, Sydney, Whitsundays, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

Where can I take Scenic flights in Tasmania?

  • Par Avion – South-West, East Coast, West Coast, Hobart
  • Island Scenic Flights – Bruny Island
  • Freycinet Air – Freycinet Peninsula

Our top picks

Best for value: Scenic Flight and Boat Trip – Half Day, Par Avion

Best for value: Scenic Flight and Boat Trip – Half Day, Par Avion from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Spend 50 minutes in the air on the way to Southwest National Park from $395 per person
  • See the jagged Federation Peak and the Western Arthur Range before you land at Melaleuca
  • Take a 60-minute speed boat ride to the marine reserve of Bathurst Harbour
  • Keep an eye out for endangered orange-bellied parrots
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Best for experience length: Strahan Day Trip by Air from Hobart with Gordon River Cruise, Par Avion and Gordon Cruises

Best for experience length: Strahan Day Trip by Air from Hobart with Gordon River Cruise, Par Avion and Gordon Cruises from Viator

Highlights:

  • Spend 9 hours exploring Tasmania by air and land
  • Kick the day off with a 50-minute flight to harbourside Strahan
  • Board a catamaran and spend five hours floating down the Gordon River
  • See UNESCO-listed landscapes and take a walking tour on Sarah Island
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Best for flight height and speed: Aerobatic WWII Experience Flight, Tasmanian Warbird Adventures

Best for flight height and speed: Aerobatic WWII Experience Flight, Tasmanian Warbird Adventures from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • Join an ex-RAF fighter pilot on this 20-minute thrill ride
  • Experience aerobatics and ground attack manoeuvres
  • Try al fresco flying – with the canopy open
  • Reach speeds of up to 370km an hour
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Best for views: A Day in the Wilderness Tour, Par Avion

Best for views: A Day in the Wilderness Tour, Par Avion from Experience Oz

Highlights:

  • Fly from Hobart to the remote south-west
  • Fly over some of Tasmania’s most unspoilt landscapes
  • Land and take a boat tour around Bathurst Harbour Marine Reserve
  • See the uninhabited Celery Top Islands
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Scenic flights in Tasmania companies compared

ExperienceBook withPrice (from)Location flown acrossDurationExtras/Inclusions
A Day in the Wilderness TourExperience Oz$495Bathurst Harbour, Port Davey, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Melaleuca8 hours
  • Boat cruise
  • Lunch and morning tea
  • Ground tour
Scenic Flight and Boat TripRedBalloon$495Hartz Mountain National Park, Federation Peak, Western Arthur Range, Port Davey Marine Reserve, South Coast8 hours, including 50-minute plane ride each way
  • Boat cruise
  • Light lunch and refreshments
Aerobatic WWII Experience FlightAdrenaline$600Hobart, Mount Wellington, Bruny Island, Southern Ocean20–30 minutes
  • 30 minutes in the cockpit, 20 minutes flying
  • HD edited video (available to purchase)
Hobart Scenic FlightsExperience Oz$149Hobart, Southwest World Heritage Site, Bathurst Harbour, Port Davey20–60 minutes
  • Minimum of 2 passengers required

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