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

Rawnsley Park Station is famous for its dramatic scenery, ancient mountain ranges, rich Aboriginal heritage, abundant native wildlife and traditional country towns. The Flinders Ranges offers visitors a taste of the Australian Outback within a comfortable drive of a capital city, making it ideal for short breaks as well as longer stays.

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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

Ceduna’s Lake MacDonnell #1

The social media team at the national tourism body, Tourism Australia, have prepared a list of the most popular Instagram images that they have shared with their 3.3 million followers around the world. From now until New Years Day, Tourism Australia will share three of the top 30 images each day. In the top 30 Read more...

School Summer Holiday Special

Take advantage of Chinta Air’s School Holiday Special to take the kids flying! One child will fly for FREE! The details are: Offer valid for all scenic flights, from select bases – Ceduna, Rawnsley Park Station (on the South side of Wilpena Pound in the heart of the Flinders Ranges), and from Kangaroo Island (Kingscote). Read more...

2017 SA Tourism Awards – Bronze Medal

In 2018, Chinta Air Tours achieved a bronze medal in the category of Specialised Tourism Services at the state tourism awards. It is the third year the company has entered, achieving a bronze medal in the same category in 2017, and a bronze medal in the category of Tour Operators (less than 15 employees) at Read more...

2018 National Women in Travel (Aviation) Awards winner

Chinta Air’s chief pilot, Felicity Brown, has been named the 2018 Women in Travel (Aviation) award winner. The win comes two years after Felicity was named a finalist in the inaugural Women in Travel Awards in 2016. Chinta Air’s CEO, Noel Schwarz, said the award was recognition of Felicity’s hard work. “We are very proud Read more...