Experience Arkaba in spectacular style


Heli-Safari Experience

Marvel at exquisite geology and the ever-changing palette of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges on a scenic helicopter flight. Taking to the sky is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the scale and space.

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You’ll get a birds-eye view of Wilpena Pound, the Chace Range to the east, Arkaba’s Elder Range to the west, and a 360-degree panorama of the rugged, prehistoric South Australian outback.

30 minutes (per person) $550

45 minutes (per person) $850

60 minutes (per person) $1,150

The experience happens in a Robinson R44 Helicopter booked on a private basis with a maximum of three guests flying at one time (dependant on combined body weights). Minimum two night stay at Arkaba.

Heli-Outback Experience

Soar with the spirits over Wilpena Pound along the ancient ramparts of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges. Allow your sense of freedom to take over as you pass Rawnsley Bluff, down the spine of Wilpena Pound, weaving amongst the cliffs of the incredible Heysen Range, exit the ranges through Brachina Gorge and let the vastness of Lake Torrens and the outback stretch out in front of you.

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Touch down at one of Australia’s iconic outback pubs, the Prairie Hotel in Parachilna, for a platter of ‘feral food’ (or something else that takes your fancy). You’re back in the helicopter for round two tracking south along the old railway and through Edeowie Gorge, around St Mary’s Peak before returning west along Arkaba’s spectacular Elder Range. Get your last bird’s eye view of Arkaba’s folded landscape, spotting wildlife from the air before landing back on Arkaba in time to head out for a sundowner drink on top of the ranges. 

$1,250 per person operating with a minimum 2, maximum 3 guests. This is a 3 hour experience with 1 hour flying time. Minimum three night stay at Arkaba.


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