Scenic Flights – Nullarbor Roadhouse (during winter)

The Nullarbor Roadhouse is located 1100km West of Adelaide, and approximately 300kms West of Ceduna. The Nullarbor Roadhouse is in South Australia, approximately 300kms east of the WA / SA border.
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. During 2018, 170 whales (including 68 calves) were seen in the Park. The Great Australian Bight Marine Park is the most significant nursery for Southern Right Whales in the world.
Chinta Air has been offering flights from the Nullarbor Roadhouse since 2008. Flights include:
Great Australian Bight Marine Park scenic flights to see the Southern Right Whales in the Marine Park.
A full day flightseeing tour to Maralinga (available each Tuesday or Thursday – bookings essential).
A full day flightseeing tour to the Cliffs and Railway Line.

**2021 UPDATE** Chinta Air will have an aircraft based at Nullarbor Roadhouse from 23 June, 2021 until late September, 2021. We recommend booking ahead to ensure availability. For enquiries or bookings, contact (08) 8625 9051 or info@chinta.com.au **

Available Flights:

Whale Watching Scenic Flights

20 min scenic flight

$170 per person
Highlights:

  • The Bunda Cliffs,
  • the Head of Bight

Please note:
A minimum of 2 people required.

Bunda Cliffs scenic flights

30 min scenic flight

$200 per person
Highlights:

  • The Bunda Cliffs,
  • the Head of Bight

Please note:
A minimum of 2 people required.

Nullarbor Cliffs scenic flights

45 min scenic flight

$285 per person
Highlights:

  • The Head of Bight
  • An extended flight along the Bunda Cliffs,

Please note:
A minimum of 2 people required.

Nullarbor Cliffs scenic flight

60 min scenic flight

$375 per person
Highlights:

  • The Murrawijinie caves on the Nullarbor
  • The Head of Bight
  • An extended flight along the Bunda Cliffs,

Please note:
A minimum of 2 people required.

Other Flights:

Nullarbor Cliffs scenic flight

Explore the Nullarbor Tour

Full Day Tour

From $895 per person

Includes

  • Landing at Forrest
  • Walking tour with light lunch of Forrest

Depart the Nullarbor Roadhouse for a flight along the Bunda Cliffs from the Head of Bight to Eucla. At Eucla, we turn North West and fly over the Nullarbor before landing at Forrest, on the Trans Australian railway line. Forrest has a population of five (once you arrive), and sits on the longest straight stretch of railway line in the world. The stop in Forrest will allow you to stretch your legs, walk around town, visit the Forrest museum, and enjoy refreshments.
When ready, we depart from Forrest and fly along the railway line to Cook. After over-flying the remote community, we turn South for Nullarbor, and the Great Australian Bight Marine Park.

Please note:

This is a full day tour.
Flights depart with a minimum of 2 people

Maralinga scenic flights

The Mysteries of Maralinga

From $795 per person for 3 people travelling

Includes

  • Lunch at Maralinga,
  • Seats on a shared bus tour with guide of the former nuclear testing sites

In the 1950s and 1960s, the British military tested nuclear bombs of varying sizes on the Nullarbor Plain at a place called Maralinga. Enjoy a guided tour to the actual bomb site to see for yourself some of the Commonwealth’s military history.
After a picnic lunch, tour the Maralinga townsite, and learn the history of this remote, former military, town. The flight to Maralinga also includes a flight over the testing grounds.  The return flight includes the former railway siding of Watson, a major supply point for Maralinga.

Please note:

This tour is only available (from Nullarbor) on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 1 June and early October.