About Chinta Air

Chinta Air have bases located at Adelaide, Ceduna, Rawnsley Park Station in the Flinders Ranges, and (during the winter months) at Nullarbor Roadhouse. In addition, Chinta Air is licenced to fly anywhere in Australia, and up to 200 nautical miles offshore, so please do not hesitate to ask for details.

Scenic Flights

Lake Eyre Scenic Flights

Lake Eyre is Australia’s largest salt lake, and lies in the remote NE of South Australia. The best way to experience the true majesty of Lake Eyre / Kati Thanda National Park is from the air.

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From Adelaide

Chinta Air Tours offers a range of air charter flights, an air taxi service and extended air tours. Destinations include: The wildlife of Kangaroo Island. The seafood of the Lower Eyre Peninsula and Port Lincoln. The Flinders Ranges, with scenery that has inspired painters and poets for generations. Coober Pedy, the Opal Capital of the World. Uluru and Kata Tjuta – the Red Centre.

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Nullarbor Roadhouse

Nullarbor Roadhouse is the starting point for flights along the Bunda Cliffs from the Head of Bight to Eucla. Also the Mysteries of Maralinga make a fascinating flight option. From mid-May to early October, Southern Right Whales gather in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park to give birth, to socialise, and to breed.

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Rawnsley Park / Flinders Ranges

Wilpena Pound is the iconic heart of South Australia's Flinders Ranges - but there is so much more. The Flinders Ranges are famous for dramatic scenery, ancient mountain ranges, rich Aboriginal heritage, abundant native wildlife and traditional country towns. Rawnsley Park Station is located in the heart of the Flinders Ranges, on the South side of the iconic Wilpena Pound. Naturally, we recommend a Wilpena Pound scenic flight - which will include the central Flinders Ranges - as the best way to experience the true majesty of the region.

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Ceduna

Ceduna is a town of nearly 2000 people, located 770 kilometres West of Adelaide on Highway One. Scenic highlights include pristine beaches and coastal waterways, while to the North lies the sand dunes and scrub lands of Yellabinna Regional Reserve.

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Air Taxi / Air Charter

Chinta Air offers an Air Taxi / Air Charter service.  This operates like an Uber of the Air – you tell us where and when you wish to travel, and we take you there.  All flights operate as private charter flights, with departures on demand, to the destination of your choice.  Please contact us for a quote.

Latest News

Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre – what, where, and why do I need to visit?

Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre – what is it, where is it, why do I need to visit? What is Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre? Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre is Australia’s largest salt lake. It consists of two lakes, rather imaginatively named Lake Eyre North, and Lake Eyre South. Lake Eyre North is the Read more...

Wilpena Pound – What is it, where is it, and why do I need to visit?

The most commonly asked questions about Wilpena Pound has to be “where is it?”, followed by “are we looking at it?” Wilpena Pound is a rock basin in an elliptical shape (the same outline as an AFL football) in the heart of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. About 8000 hectares in size, Wilpena Pound is 15 Read more...

Wilpena Pound scenic flights – child’s rate

A Wilpena Pound scenic flight is the best way to appreciate the true majesty of Wilpena Pound, and Ikara / the Flinders Ranges National Park. When seen from the air, the crumpled folds of the landscape reveal hidden valleys and waterholes. From 10 June, 2020, children aged 3 years to 13 years will travel at Read more...

Covid 19

LATEST NEWS: As of 2 June, 2020, Chinta Air is cleared for takeoff! From Rawnsley Park Station (on the South side of Wilpena Pound, in the heart of the South Australian Flinders Ranges) we have available NOW: Scenic flights over Wilpena Pound and the Central Flinders Ranges (20 minutes / 30 minutes / 45 minutes Read more...