After pickup from your hotel, transfer from a climate-controlled van to the helicopter launching point, located near Uluru (Ayers Rock). Your pilot will welcome you, provide a short safety briefing and hand out radio headsets that permit two-way communications during your flight. Hear fascinating facts and Aboriginal legends about the Red Centre as you fly over its most sacred sites. Bring your camera for photo ops of this monumental landscape. Choose a morning or afternoon time slot for one of the following tours:
Rock Blasting Helicopter Tour (15-minute flight)
Your helicopter lifts off and circles Uluru, with views of the waterhole Mutitjulu, Ayers Rock Resort, the surrounding desert and the stunning scenery of the Red Centre. Total duration is approximately 1 hour.
Uluru and Kata Tjuta Helicopter Tour (30-minute flight)
The 30-minute flight includes the views seen in the shorter tour and much more. Marvel at the desert landscape from Uluru all the way to Kata Tjuta, which means 'many heads' in the local Aboriginal language. Mt Olga is the tallest example of more than 36 massive, dome-shaped rocks that form this natural wonder, which includes otherworldly formations with striated coloring. Both Uluru and Kata Tjuta are sacred to the Anangu people. Total duration is approximately 1.5 hours.
Extended Uluru and Kata Tjuta Helicopter Flight (36-minute flight)
Enjoy more flying time with an itinerary that is similar to the 30-minute flight. Hover over the highlights of the Red Centre with more time to take spectacular aerial photographs and enjoy the detailed commentary of your pilot. Total duration is approximately 1.5 hours.