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Fine Food Flights

Kirkhope Aviation in conjunction with the Restaurant & Caterers Association is delighted to be offering our first Fine Food Flight to King Island, featuring King Island Dairy and Wild Harvest Restaurant. This 2 day tour, designed for hospitality professionals, offers an insight into some of the best produce and cuisine on offer in Tasmania. Departing…

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6 Things To Do When You Visit Birdsville, Queensland

Birdsville, Queensland, is a long way from anywwhere. Situated in the far south-western corner of the state on the border of the Simpson Desert, even Mt Isa is a 12 hour drive away, and Brisbane a whopping 25 hours on the road. Despite it’s remote location, it attracts tens of thousands of visitors annual. Here…

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Piper Navajo

Accessible outback travel by air

Has Accessibility always been a problem when you think about travelling to the Australian Outback? Australia is a HUGE country. It can be difficult to get around, and it’s not the most accessible place. We’ve got more than 34,000km of coastline. To drive from one side to the other (Perth to Brisbane) takes more than 45…

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May 2017 Newsletter | New Video | Taste of the Outback

Kirkhope Aviation Newsletter. New video showcasing most popular tour Taste of the Outback, characters and destinations you’ll meet along the way and more…

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White Cliffs Music Festival

White Cliffs Music Festival

Get away from Melbourne this May and visit the Whitecliffs Music Festival for a weekend of country and folk music. Charter flights available from $1,300pp.

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White Cliffs Scenic Flights (May 19-21)

Scenic flights over White Cliffs, NSW, May 19-21 2017. Coinciding with the White Cliffs Music Festival, Kirkhope Aviation offers locals and visitors an…

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A Day in the Life of an Outback Touring Pilot

We like to think our Outback Touring pilots have a pretty amazing job, and on most days, they might even agree with us. We spoke with one of our touring pilots, Nick, about what a typical day away from home entails. He was on the third day of our four-day Taste of the Outback Tour.…

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Five reasons why your next holiday should be in your backyard

With more and more Australians heading overseas, we’re always reminding people why our backyard, Outback Australia, should be the destination for your next holiday! With so many options on the table, it can be easy to look past the amazing destinations sitting right here in Australia. Here are our top five reasons to leave your passport…

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Why the Piper Chieftain is our choice of aircraft for Outback Air Touring

Home » News » Why the Piper Chieftain is our choice of aircraft for Outback Air Touring Often I’ve had questions from guests before a tour about the aircraft they’ll be spending time in while Outback Air Touring. They tend to fall into two categories, either they’re worried about travelling on an aircraft smaller than…

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Birdsville Races Flights Package 2017

Kirkhope Aviation has Birdsville Races 2016 Flights Packages. Return flights from Moorabbin Airport (Melbourne) Twin engine, air conditioned luxury aircraft, take 15kg baggage for camping equipment, camping space at Birdsville.

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Walking on Lake Eyre

Tale of a Recent Lake Eyre and Outback Trip

Ron Webb’s Tale of his recent Lake Eyre Trip and Outback S.A. “We reach Lake Eyre and what a sight, its vast expanses reach all horizons to the East, West and South. Many photos taken but they cannot capture or express…”

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Lake Eyre Water Level June 2016 LATEST NEWS

Its amazing how quickly Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre can change; from the evaporation of the lake drying quickly, to flash flooding from local rain. This recent rain last week has breathed further life into the visitor season for the area.

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