May/June 2015 Newsletter
NEW LOOK FOR OUR WEBSITE FRONT PAGE
We always endeavour to make our website user friendly, and therefore we’ve had a facelift which now gives you easier access to the various tours. The menus have been modified to give better user visibility and a search function has been added to the Home page. We believe this will make it easier to browse the website for a particular tour or destination, however we’re always open to improvements and value your comments.
KA ASSISTS AIR SERVICES DOING RADAR CALIBRATION FLIGHTS
We were sub-contracted to assist Air Services in calibrating the radar system around Melbourne. This involved accurately flying in circles around Melbourne at varying altitudes up to 25,000 feet. Great sunny days and we had terrific views of Melbourne city and the bay.
RECENT TOURS AND CHARTERS
The Lake Eyre Taste of the Outback trips continue to prove successful. Our pilot, Tony Wood took great care of our 8 passengers and the 3 day trip was a great success. Lake Eyre, although dry, continues to be spectacular.
“We had so many magical experiences and although I have travelled a great deal there is absolutely nothing that comes near to this tour”
Gawler Ranges and Kangaroo Island…5 day tour in April. It was great to have a group enjoying a “family reunion” on this trip.
A busy touring day on Kangaroo Island, then a highlight was swimming with the Sea Lions on the way to Gawler Ranges. Once again Geoff and Rene were magnificent hosts at Kangaluna bush camp joining inwith some singing and music around the campfire.
See some videos on our Facebook page.
Our next Gawler/Kangaroo Island trip is 26th Sept (NEW for the calendar in the wildflower season).
Various charters: Another typical short notice charter to Temora fullfilled the purpose of getting people to an important function on time.
We also flew a group to Hamilton for the day and a one day charter to Griffith.
These charters are great examples of what can be done comfortably in a day.
NEW ‘ON DEMAND’ CHARTER/TOUR OPTIONS
Some new ideas arebeing promoted for various new tour packages:
- Golfing tours to both Barnbougle and Cape Wickham.
- Mt Hotham…1 day in the pressurised de-iced twin (prop jet) King Air. From $690 pp with a full day skiing and still be home for dinner.
- >Merimbula for an Epicurean lunch at Wheeler’s restaurant and a game of golf….From $695pp
Upcoming Air Tours
Big Red Bash …Jimmy Barnes at Birdsville.
Great music adventure….4 days at Birdsville….camping provided….Jul 4th $2,490pp
Taste of the Outback….Lake Eyre….Our most popular trip. Next tours depart June 12th and Jul 17th….From $3295 seats available
Kimberley and the Top End ….13 day tour. $14,555pp….Aug 18th.
See the Timetable on the website for tours and availability. There are plenty of options, both short and long including 2-3 days in the Flinders Ranges and a 6 day trip to Lord Howe Island.
Telephone: 1300 20 61 30 or 0418 379-263
A huge thank you for a truly marvellous three days. So well looked after by Tony, nothing was too much trouble, accommodation and meals first class. Amazing views of our beautiful country and a further insight into the lives of the people who live in remote places.