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The Scenic Flight Company Kakadu
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Jabiru
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

It was well worth it. We flew past a storm which I thought was going to ruin our flight but we missed it thank goodness. Views of the waterfalls and landscapes were spectacular. We got some great photos and were unable to see Jim Jim and Twin Falls any other way as early rains had flooded the roads and they were completely inaccessible. Pilots were great. I would seriously take travel sickness pills, I felt so ill. Maybe early morning flights are better as the ground is cooler and less convection.

Thank walesrocks
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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Pilot called Jai. Really great trip in a 4 seater Cessna. Mostly at about 1500 ft so the views stunning. See the Jim Jim falls and all the other falls in the area. A super way to spend a hour.

Thank StephenCr0ss
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

The flight gave us a much better perspective about the park and its surrounding. Something else than only tourring with the car.
Price paid is ok and not overrated for what you get to se. I Would not hesitate to rebook it again.
Many comments are also given during the flight from the pilot.
We did the one hour sunset flight.
Really well worth it!

Thank Snoette
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

We decided to splash out on a one hour flight as we had been advised this was the best way to see Kakadu. We also preferred to have a commentary that was live, not a recorded one as offered by another company. Jai, our pilot, gave us a wonderful tour of the southern end of the park as the waterfalls had already started to flow (early for the season). He gave us terrific views of the falls, flying over in both directions so we could get good photos. His commentary was most interesting and we were able to ask questions once we had landed. My husband had been unable to follow our path on the map - this was because the brochure we had been given at our accommodation covered the dry season path which goes north. We mentioned this to Anthony who told us, not unreasonably, that most people wanted to see the falls and that they could not be held accountable as to which brochures people received. We were therefore most surprised to receive a call from Kay offering us a free half hour flight the following morning to cover the northern part. It really was extremely nice of the company to do this for us and we gratefully accepted. Our pilot was Jai again and, again, he gave a great commentary with lots of photo opportunities. Thank you Anthony, Kay and Jai for such a fantastic service. Highly recommended.

1  Thank BrigidaD2013
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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We took the one hour scenic flight over Kakadu yesterday. The entire experience was positive; from the inquiry about the flight, the courteous & professional interaction with the staff member, Anthony and the actual flight with our pilot, Patrick.

This is one of the best ways to appreciate the vast expanse and the splendour of Kakadu especially when certain areas are closed off due to seasonal conditions.

The unseasonal rains in September (dry season) this year meant that Jim Jim Falls was flowing at the end of the dry season. The scenic flight enabled us to see Jim Jim and our pilot gave us a few views of it so we could appreciate its beauty from a few different angles. We also saw Twin Falls and many other beautiful sights.

The Scenic Flight Company (AAA Charter) aircraft was well maintained and clean. Each of us had a head phone to cut out the engine noise and to listen to the commentary. Patrick gave us all the safety instructions upfront and then provided us with wonderful information about the landscape, its transformation over time, the various attractions, the Ranger Mine and Aboriginal Culture. He had a good sense of humour which is always a plus point with any travel guide.

My family and I enjoyed the scenic flight tremendously and would recommend this company without hesitation.

2  Thank prpatkar
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