Glen Helen Homestead Lodge an outback oasis...
Glen Helen Homestead Lodge
an outback
oasis...

Scenic Helicopter Flights

What better way to see the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges than from the air

Scenic Helicopter Flights

Scenic helicopter flights are offered from Glen Helen everyday* between March and November.

With flights starting from as little a $70 per person there is a view for everyone.

 

Glen Helen Gorge  “Serene”

Ideal for the first-timers. Fly out over picturesque Glen Helen Gorge and past the ‘Organ Pipes’. Views to the south and beyond of Glen Helen and as we head back, observe the legend of the Aboriginal ‘Caterpillar Dreaming’.

$70 pp

Finke River”AWESOME”

Fly out over serene Glen Helen Gorge and past the ‘Organ Pipes’. Extend further down the Finke River, viewing Gosse Bluff, Mount Sander and the towering red walls of Ormiston Pound in the distance. Cross the ridge line over the ‘Caterpillar Dreaming’ and absorb the beauty of this timeless land.

$115 pp

Ormiston Gorge “SPELL-BINDING”

Plenty of photo opportunities as we explore this natural phenomenon from the air. Fly into the Pound over Ormiston Gorge and past the headwaters of the legendary Finke River and majestic Mount Sander before returning to Glen Helen via the gorge and the Finke River.

$175 pp

Mount Sonder “SOAR LI KE THE EAGLES”

Spectacular views of the 3 highest mountains in the Northern Territory emerge as we climb towards the rugged crest of Mount Sander. Continue to Ormiston Gorge and the Pound to see this natural geographical feature following the ancient Finke River back to Glen Helen.

$330 pp

Gosse Bluff  “BLAST FROM THE PAST”

Only 14 2 million years old, this is one of the world’s largest and most significant meteorite impact craters. Fly over Glen Helen Gorge and Finke River to Gosse Bluff, circle the rim as Mt Zeil, Mt Razorback and Mount Sander provide the perfect backdrop for those once in a lifetime photos. Get a true feel for this ancient landscape dating back between 300 and 1,000 million years.

Don’t miss it!!!!

$510 pp

 

 

Helicopter PilotBook your flight with reception or speak direct to our pilot

All prices include insurance and GST.

Min. 2 passengers required and weight limitations apply.

*N.B. Flight times may vary depending on passenger weights, weather conditions and helicopter in use.

Testimonial1

Of all the places we stayed during our one week trip around Alice Springs this is the only place I would love to go back to. I do not care that there is no television, no air con and pretty simple accommodation. The atmosphere is lovely and personal, there was a roaring fire and live music in the evening, a toy box in the reception area for children, old books and magazines and after days of eating over priced chewy pizzas the restaurant was like arriving in heaven! Proof that you can have nice food in a remote location – we were looking forward to dinner every night and enjoyed kangaroo, camel sausages and crocodile spring rolls matched with great Aussie wines. It was the one place we would have loved to have stayed longer – the images speak for themselves. Will be back for sure.

Loved it – great food in the outback!!!

2015-05-12T10:06:47+00:00

Loved it – great food in the outback!!!

Of all the places we stayed during our one week trip around Alice Springs this is the only place I would love to go back to. I do not care that there is no television, no air con and pretty simple accommodation. The atmosphere is lovely and personal, there was a roaring fire and live View Full →

Testimonia2

Glen Helen Resort was one of our stops on our travels through the Outback. all hotels were pre-arranged and we didn’t really now what to expect. Glen Helen Resort was out first Outback stop along the red centre way, and provided us with a with a real outback feeling. The Resort is very simple, the rooms small and cozy, but very clean and the staff were really friendly and kind. The evening meal was superb, the music in the evening was very fitting and could be enjoyed outside on the patio as well. The sandwiches we got the next day to take with us were the best sandwiches we had all trip. All in all avery simple but very nice and authentic resort.

Authentic Outback

2015-05-12T10:07:21+00:00

Authentic Outback

Glen Helen Resort was one of our stops on our travels through the Outback. all hotels were pre-arranged and we didn’t really now what to expect. Glen Helen Resort was out first Outback stop along the red centre way, and provided us with a with a real outback feeling. The Resort is very simple, the View Full →

Testimonial4

Just a quick e-mail to say how much we enjoyed our recent stay at Glen Helen, such a stunning location, friendly atmosphere, super service and great food – and accommodation, while as advised was basic, we found it spotlessly clean and all we really needed was there for an overnight stop. The highlight was the Ormiston Gorge Helicopter flight, just jaw droppingly beautiful – I think the pilot thought our microphones weren’t working, when in fact we were just speechless!

Jaw droppingly Beautiful

2015-05-22T10:50:57+00:00

Jaw droppingly Beautiful

Just a quick e-mail to say how much we enjoyed our recent stay at Glen Helen, such a stunning location, friendly atmosphere, super service and great food – and accommodation, while as advised was basic, we found it spotlessly clean and all we really needed was there for an overnight stop. The highlight was the View Full →

Testimonial3

We arrived from the west, so the place felt like the middle of nowhere, but really it is only 45 minutes easy drive from Alice Springs. The staff were friendly and helpful; the room was cozy but small and not real flash, however this is an unpretentious place and the value was there. We were amazed to find a terrific restaurant here and had a fabulous meal which would be worth driving out from Alice for, even if you weren’t staying over. Thoroughly recommended. PS Please ask the tour bus operators not to de-stone their dual wheels in front of the bowser!

A friendly oasis

2015-05-22T10:49:48+00:00

A friendly oasis

We arrived from the west, so the place felt like the middle of nowhere, but really it is only 45 minutes easy drive from Alice Springs. The staff were friendly and helpful; the room was cozy but small and not real flash, however this is an unpretentious place and the value was there. We were View Full →