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The Scenic Flight Company Kakadu

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Address: 7 Lakeside Dr | Kakadu, Jabiru, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
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+61 8 8979 3432
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You haven't truly experienced the vastness and beauty of Kakadu National...

You haven't truly experienced the vastness and beauty of Kakadu National Park until you've seen it from the air. Our experienced pilots will show you the wonder of this heritage listed area all year round. All passengers get a window seat and live commentary. We are a Territory owned and operated scenic flight company; we live in and love this area. Join us on an air adventure and let us show you the Kakadu you won't see from the ground.

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A Kakadu scenic delight!

We enjoyed a one hour flight from Coorinda Lodge air field to Jabiru. Fantastic scenery! We had two aircraft for our group, and the James boys were our pilots. Both were very... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2015
Ron T
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Booker Bay, Australia
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Booker Bay, Australia
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Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a one hour flight from Coorinda Lodge air field to Jabiru. Fantastic scenery! We had two aircraft for our group, and the James boys were our pilots. Both were very friendly , courteous and professional. The in flight audio was of a good quality, and aligned with the scenery. James also provided timely commentary where appropriate. At $250... More 

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Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Hired a car in Darwin and drove to Jabiru (3hrs) to do the 1hr flight over Kakadu. Great way to see the park by air. Pilot was very knowledgable and gave commentary on the way. Would highly recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

We did the 1hour scenic flight with David and he was very professional with great knowledge of the area, and local exhibits from the air. Highly recommended experience in Kakadu

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

Booked 4 pm flight, met Lyden and co-pilot both very polite nice blokes. Take off and landing smooth, flight and commentary was breathtaking and very informative. The guys made sure we were comfortable and enjoying the flight. Spent an hour in the air looking at the amazing scenery and listen to the very interesting facts from both guys about this... More 

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MELBOURNE
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

Did an 1 hour flight last Sunday morning, over Kakadu and Arnhem Land. Really gives you a feel of the ernormity of the area, which you cant appreciate from the ground. Very informative pilot.

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Forster
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Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This was a highlight of our NT holiday, an hour flight with magnificent views. We flew along the East Alligator River and Dinosaur Valley and the border between Kakadu and Arnhem Land. The pilot was young and very calm and experienced with lots of information. Kakadu is the same size as Wales in the UK! Definitely recommend this.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Was blessed to take flight over the escarpment of this incredible place Zig zagging the Songlines and watching how much diversity exists up here One minute giant sandstone , the east alligator river meandering through the country, flood plains, rich with life Lyden was the pilot, riding up front I had a birds eye view Can really recommend this company... More 

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Thank Christine S
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

10:00am one hour flight with The Scenic Flight Company (AAA Charter). Great service in booking with our preferred time catered for. Only 4 seater plane so we had 2 pilots - Paddy and Lydon. Fantastic way to enjoy and appreciate the wonderful and diverse North Eastern Kakadu landscape. Very informative and friendly pilots. Great value.

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Renmark, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a group of seniors staying in Jabiru and after seeing a lot of this wonderful park from the ground, more than half decided to have a look from the air. Nick was great and was able to get those who wanted in the air. The flight, scenery and commentary was first class.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a brilliant experience. We had spent 3 nights at Jabiru and spent our days exploring the beauty of Kakadu. On the spur of the moment we decided to take a half hour scenic flight over the areas that we had explored by road, water and foot. We stumbled across AAA who couldn't have been more helpful. Our pilot, Dave,... More 

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