Plane in Outback Australia

July 2017 Newsletter

Kirkhope Aviation June 2017 Newsletter; interviews with chief pilot Tony Kirkhope on 3AW & 1278, Talking Lifestyle, 54000 views Taste of the Outback video!

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Big Red Sand Dune

June 2017 Newsletter

Kirkhope Aviation June 2017 Newsletter; interviews with chief pilot Tony Kirkhope on 3AW & 1278, Talking Lifestyle, 54000 views Taste of the Outback video!

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Prairie Hotel

Dining with Skippy: serving up local fauna at the Prairie Hotel

There’s one particular story I really get a kick out of telling particularly international guests. It’s about the Prairie Hotel. The reaction from foreigners is almost unilaterally one of shock, followed by mild outrage that eventually morphs into intrigue. The Prairie is a pub in South Australia that’s infamous for serving up native Australian wildlife, and making…

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Cape Wickham

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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Birdsville Hotel

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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Planes waiting to takeoff

May 2017 Newsletter

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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Piper Navajo

Whitecliffs 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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Piper Chieftain Landing

A typical day for 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…

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